Friday, April 18, 2014

Let Love Be


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Let love be. Don't give love a name. When you give love a name, it becomes a relationship, and relationship restricts love.

There is love between you and me. Just let it be. If you name love as brother, sister, mother, father, Guru, you are making it into a relationship. Relationship restricts love.

What is your relationship to yourself? Are you your wife, brother, husband, Guru?

Let love be. Don't give it a name!

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

We Need to Care for Every Single Creature


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When a lady cooks food at home, the first thing she does is takes out a spoon of rice, or dal, or whatever she cooks, and puts it outside in the garden for the birds, for the ants, and for the creatures. The significance of this is to say that the environment should be honoured. Also, many people, before they eat, they keep a few grains outside their plate and then later on they give it to the birds and the animals. In India, there is a tradition that is called Vaishva Deva.

You know, the birds are such an integral part of the universe. So we need to care for the birds, we need to care for the ants; we need to care for every single creature. Any one creature missing from the universe, the universe will not be able to sustain itself.

Prasad means, you take the food that you receive as a gift; as a blessing. Prasad simply means a blessing from God. Food is a blessing, life is a blessing, time is a blessing, our breath is a blessing. These are all gifts.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Hate and Blame


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For every action of ours, we should look within our self.
If you are blaming something, it means that you cannot be without it.

Generally, you will see, if someone is very bad, you will just move away from them. But when you hate them, that means, there is a deep connection that you are unable to get away from.

You want to be with them, that is why you start disliking them.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Generosity is the Quality of the Spirit


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When you feel stuck in life and not growing, bombarded by desires, when there is dryness, lack of enthusiasm, no juice, what do you do? Here is the solution, FEEL GENEROUS, right away, not tomorrow.

Either a princess or a pauper can feel generous. Generosity is the quality of the spirit. When you feel generous your life becomes abundant, full of compassion and love.

Generosity is an expression independent of external circumstances. No one can make you feel generous. That is something that you have to do yourself. Essentially, generosity is not an act. It is a state of consciousness, but it cannot but find its expression in an act.

Just feel generous!

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Monday, April 14, 2014

Expressing Love the Right Way


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Love and admiration too can become a burden. When this happens, people try to unburden themselves by running away from it. Many love marriages have fallen apart because of this only. One partner expresses too much love towards the other, and the other is not able to handle it. The other person then feels like running away. And they do run away!

How many people have seen this happen? (Many raise their hands)
We shouldn't talk too much about love because it is inexpressible, actually!

I feel that we should take a middle path; express a little, but not too much.
Do express, but you don’t express so much that you start with, ‘I can’t live without you’, and then later you say, ‘I can’t stand you.’

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