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Hari OM! Namaste!
OM Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya!
OM Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya!
OM Namo Bhagavate Krishnanandaya!
http://www.divyajivan.org/may_you_be_blessed.htm
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"Spiritual significance of Navaratri"- a special page with enlightening
articles on the occasion of Navaratri (Oct 4, 2005- Oct 13, 2005).
http://www.divyajivan.org/navaratri/index.htm

“Mangalkari  Mata Bhavani” (audio clip) -  Lyrics and Direction by Sri Swami
Adhyatmanandaji.
http://www.divyajivan.org/navaratri/audio%20clip.htm

Report of  H. H. Swami Adhyatmanandaji’s Tour to Taiwan (Oct 8, 2005-Oct
21,2005).
http://www.divyajivan.org/News/Newsletters/sept05_news.htm#tt

News & Activity report for the month of September 2005.
http://www.divyajivan.org/News/Newsletters/sept05_news.htm
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Q & A on Spiritual Life & Sadhana from “May I Answer That?”- by
Holy Master Sri Swami Sivanandaji  Maharaj.
Can truth be compromised in the sense that telling a lie is sometimes not
only inevitable, but also indispensable? Will such a breaking away from
truth be justified?

Truth is truth and falsehood is falsehood. They are as wide apart as the
terminals of a diameter of a circle or the north and the south poles. He who
wants ethical perfection, who loves Dharma for the sake of the Supreme,
ought to stick to truth however crucial be the circumstances, however tense
be the situation. Think of Harischandra ... how he stuck to truth even in
the face of trials. How his name is to stand, for all time to come, for
truth undimmed! Harischandra was truth personified. That is why he is known
as Satya Harischandra. This single instance is enough to sustain man’s
living on a sound basis of truth, however disastrous and threatening be the
crises one has to face. However inevitable and indispensable it be, and
however much the situation demands to gain some selfish ends, falsehood
should ruthlessly be avoided. Truth and falsehood cannot be linked together.
Yoking of the one with the other is awfully absurd. No doubt, in the
Bhagavata and other Puranas a few exceptional instances have been cited,
where speaking untruth would be considered appropriate. But they are a
matter of exception, they are not applicable to all times and all persons.
For illuminating and interesting information in this connection, go through
my book, "Ethical Teachings".

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An Incidence From H. H. Sri Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj's Life
 "Surrender And Be Secured"  - Swami Chidanandaji teaches us how to become
secure. "If we only knew that what God does is always for our good, we would
be like the kitten and not like the baby monkey. The baby monkey hangs on to
the mother, and when the mother jumps from branch to branch, sometimes it
loses its grip, falls down and dies. But the kitten lies down in one corner
and cries for the mother. The mother cat comes and takes it away. There is
no chance of the kitten falling down.
We would know that self-effort is made only in order to know that no
self-effort is necessary and we would surrender. 'Thy will be done' would
always be our prayer.
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