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Spiritual message for 24 07 2017

about 1 year ago

There are two eight-syllabled axioms in the Bhagavad Gita, which every one of you must take to heart: Shraddhavan labhate Jnanam and Samshayaathma vinashyati. The first tells you that the person who is steady in faith gains the knowledge of the path of liberation, and the second warns against the sinister consequence of doubt! Doubt leads to doom and spiritual ruin. Dwell on these axioms and practice the spiritual discipline of your choice – meditation, chanting God’s name, etc. You pay only trash and ask for grace which is available only at a very high cost. It is sheer avarice! You may claim that you have been coming to or staying in Puttaparthi for many years but it is not the years that matter; it is the depth to which the roots of karma have grown in previous births. The Sadhana (spiritual effort) of Karma and Upasana (actions and worship) leads to Jnana