Monday, July 05, 2010


“Abhyudaya- Nihsreyasa”

socio-economic welfare and prosperity– with self awareness.

Can be easily achieved by co-operative-collective work, with individual responsibility. This is the way we can bring a new healthy India to life, west has achieved it to a great extent, and we can learn how to work it out in our country. Three values we have to inculcate is - hard work, efficient work, and co-operative work. Coupled with character efficiency. As it is said – if you cannot love me whom you have seen, how can you love God whom you have not seen? Our people must learn that one great lesson. We have been most interested in relating ourselves to far away God or Image of God in temple, than to the man in our neighborhood, with whom we have a running feud, quite often. This has to change and this change will bring about abhyudaya,.

Than comes nihsreyasa-spiritual freedom – you may achieve all comforts of life-house, education, clean surroundings, economic strength and varieties of pleasures. Yet there will be no peace of mind, life will be full of tension. Why? Because, you have missed one thing. You have not known your true self, Your innate divinity. You miss your true dignity and become slave of things which are outside, and over which you have very little or no control. Out of which comes inner turmoil & tension And crime and delinquency increases in society and slowly decay sets in.

This can be avoided, by adding another dimension to human life – meditation. Through which one comes in touch with ever present divine within. The meditation on divine helps in eliminating inner conflicts. this, immediately reflects on ones dealing with others.

Adopted from writings of Swami Ranganathanandaji.

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