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European Seminar & Conversations With Daaji, part 7

October 2017, Kanha Shanti Vanam  Tuesday, 24 October, evening after dinner   After dinner, Daaji met abhyasis from Germany, Austria and Switzerland for an informal Q&A session. He said, “I would like you to go back with a good understanding of these maxims, and at least not be confused about them.”   Q:  You spoke about souls being divisible. Can it also work the other way that somehow souls unite? Daaji: The one soul that divides will ultimately unite. There must be some vibrational compatibility. Soul...

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European Seminar & Conversations With Daaji, part 6

October 2017, Kanha Shanti Vanam  Tuesday, 24 October, evening  Divine NatureDaaji continued to talk about Maxim 4 in the evening after the group meditation. He started by reminding everyone that we simplify our lives so that we can become identical with our divine Nature:“When we add ‘divine’ in front of ‘Nature’, then the whole idea becomes very clear. It has nothing to do with the outer nature related to our surroundings – the temperature, climate etc. Of course we need to adjust...

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European Seminar & Conversations With Daaji, part 5

October 2017, Kanha Shanti Vanam  Tuesday, 24 October: morning session, cont.  The concept of God and Godly qualitiesDaaji continued on in the morning talk after the group meditation by saying, “Babuji say to fix our goal to be one with God. I would like to touch a bit upon this concept of God. As I mentioned earlier, when mergence with the Divine happens, it is not that one is destroyed and the other prevails. When we are imbibing Godly qualities, it means...

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European Seminar & Conversations With Daaji, part 4

October 2017, Kanha Shanti Vanam  Tuesday, 24 October: vacuums and mergence  After 9:30 a.m. group meditation on the Tuesday morning, Daaji gave his discourse on Maxim 4, but before this, he shared some scattered thoughts on the previous day’s topic by way of introduction to Maxim 4. He started by saying, “We have to demystify the idea of mergence. … Sage Kabir’s image of the drop merging in the ocean gives us the false notion that we are annihilated, destroyed, and...

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European Seminar & Conversations With Daaji, part 3

October 2017, Kanha Shanti Vanam Monday, 23 October, evening session with seekers from the Latin countries of Europe, cont.Research into the effects of meditation Later on the Monday evening, after dinner, Daaji continued his discussion with seekers from the Latin countries of Europe – Italy, Romania, Spain and Portugal, turning the conversation to research: “In 1965, Babuji established the Sahaj Marg Research Institute in Tirupathi. They were doing experiments back then on frogs, transmitting to the frogs’ hearts and seeing the effects, including...

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European Seminar & Conversations With Daaji, part 2

October 2017, Kanha Shanti Vanam  Monday, 23 October, evening: more on the Goal and what is our purpose?After the evening satsangh, Daaji shared some thoughts on the theme of the European seminar, ‘If not now, when?’ saying that he had been joking around in the afternoon with one brother, asking him, “What? What are we trying to accomplish, if not now, when? What are we trying to do here? What is our purpose?“This brother brought a newspaper cutting from his country,...

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How Can Every Meditation Become an Act of Surrender?

Once upon a time in Tibet there was a boy who wanted to fly. The story goes that one fine day he saw a big bird flying majestically in the sky, but as he looked more closely he realised it was a man flying like a bird, so he went from village to village searching for the flying master. Finally, after many months of searching, he came face-to-face with him. He pleaded his case with eagerness to learn the art...

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International Region Seminars & Conversations With Daaji

International Region Seminars & Conversations With Daaji October 2017, Kanha Shanti Vanam  The month of October was full of joyful celebration at Kanha Shantivanam. After the seminar for 30,000 people at the end of September, Daaji continued to host seekers from around the world.From the 2 to 4 October, the seminar for Greater China attracted over one hundred participants, who were able to spend precious time with Daaji. He conducted regular group meditation, and spent time in conversation and answering questions, supported...

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Inner Light

What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you. — Ralph Waldo Emerson Dear friends, Diwali means Festival of Lights. Most rituals have a significant purpose behind them. Worshipping and adoring a statue of our revered Deity is supposed to transport us to feeling the essence of that Deity, wherein we move from form to formlessness. Likewise, the external light lit with reverence in a worshipping mood triggers thirst, an authentic search for the...

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