The Cosmic Father has a special Responsibility

Posted By: Tapas Dev Tag: Scriptures Last Update: 12/07/2019
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I invented kaośikii on September 6th [1978]. This dance is both an exercise, and a medicine for twenty-two diseases. It is a sort of panacea for almost all female diseases, and for many male diseases in younger boys. It is a medicine for most liver diseases. It assures safe deliveries for women, and also checks the advent of old age. It is a medicine.

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Bhakti is the Best Avenue for Salvation

Posted By: Tapas Dev Tag: Scriptures Last Update: 08/07/2019
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1300 years ago, India gave birth to a great jiṋána márgii by the name of Shankarácárya. He said that amongst all the avenues for salvation, devotion or bhakti is the best course. Now what is bhakti?

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Bhakti is the Best

Posted By: Tapas Dev Tag: Scriptures Last Update: 07/07/2019
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It is a recognized fact that the way to salvation is three-fold; jiṋána, karma and bhakti. All three of these roles are recognized routes, and I have nothing to say against any of them. But you know, those who are experienced in this life of spirituality say, after realization, that the path of bhakti is the best. Even the intellectual giant Shaḿkarácárya had to admit that “mokśa kárańasamagryaḿ bhaktireva gariyasii” – bhakti is the best way to mokśa or salvation, the approach of bhakti is the best.

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An Equal Birthright

Posted By: Tapas Dev Tag: Scriptures Last Update: 06/07/2019
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A few months back a very knotty question was placed before me. The question was knotty, no doubt, but the reply was not at all knotty. The reply was very simple. The question concerned the fact that almost all the scriptures of the past said that women are not eligible for salvation. Almost all the scriptures of almost all the so-called faiths said that before the attainment of salvation, women will have to come back in male framework. And those other faiths where there is no scope for rebirth, said that women will have to wait for the final day of judgment, that is, doomsday, before they can get or expect any salvation.

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Ápta Vákya and Prápta Vákya

Posted By: Tapas Dev Tag: Scriptures Last Update: 26/04/2019
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Last night I said something regarding mantra and incantation. I tried to explain to you that mantra and incantation are not the same thing. A mantra must have an acoustic root, and at the same time, in the mundane plane, its ordinary significance must be the same as and not just similar to the significance of the acoustic root. And I also said that to become a mantra, even where there is the acoustic root and the proper significance, it must get recognition from Mahásambhúti or Mahákaola.

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Bandhu, Suhrd, Mitram and Sakhá

Posted By: Tapas Dev Tag: Scriptures Last Update: 12/03/2019
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“Bandhu”, “suhrd”, “mitram” and “sakhá” – these are almost synonymous but their meanings are not quite the same. “Bandhu” is one who cannot bear separation, cannot live away. The bondage is so strong that they cannot live away. For this reason they are called “bandhu”. It has not any correct English synonym and so I am compelled to use the word “bandhu”. Those who go together because they have no differences of opinion are called “suhrd”. Now, let us analyse the first term, “bandhu”. Is anybody a bandhu in this world? No, there is none.

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Mantra and Incantation

Posted By: Tapas Dev Tag: Scriptures Last Update: 12/03/2019
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“Bandhu”, “suhrd”, “mitram” and “sakhá” – these are almost synonymous but their meanings are not quite the same. “Bandhu” is one who cannot bear separation, cannot live away. The bondage is so strong that they cannot live away. For this reason they are called “bandhu”. It has not any correct English synonym and so I am compelled to use the word “bandhu”. Those who go together because they have no differences of opinion are called “suhrd”. Now, let us analyse the first term, “bandhu”. Is anybody a bandhu in this world? No, there is none.

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