Hari OM! Namaste!
OM Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya!
OM Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya!
OM Namo Bhagavate Krishnanandaya!
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Purnima - Vyasa Purnima (July 21,2005)
News & Activity for the Month of June 2005
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Q & A on Spiritual Life & Sadhana from “May I Answer That?”- by
Holy Master Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj.
Give me a very simple, but very impressive proof for the existence
of the soul.
You say in daily life, "My body", "My Prana", "My mind", "My
Indriya". This clearly denotes that the Self or Atman is entirely
different from the body, the mind, the Prana and the Indriyas. The
mind and the body are your servants or instruments. They are as
much outside of you as these towels, chairs, cups are. You are
holding the body just as you are holding a long walking stick in
your hand. You are the possessor or proprietor of this body. The
body is your property or possession. The body, the senses, the
mind, etc., are not the soul, but belong to it.
An Incidence From H. H. Sri Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj's Life
Men gazed at him with wonder and reverence, and muttered in admiration: here
is a Godman who lives his teachings even more than he preaches it. Swamiji's
personality, radiating the glow of holy penance, was captivating and
irresistible. A renowned seeker of Ceylon, Bhakta Paduka, aptly observed,
"Within the lovable and delicate form and appearance of this Mahatma, we see
there a determination of the holy purpose of his mission in life,
steelminded and soldierly spiritual discipline, deep abhorrence for anything
sordid, unbecoming or mean, and above all his humility, truthfulness and
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