Anything with form is unreal ~ 23 Jan 2013

Nandana SGS MMS 238

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  1. Beautiful snow caps. Fall in love with them & you’ll be disappointed, because they’re not forever. In time, they melt, flow as the river
    The river is different at Points A & B. Even at Point A, the river is different at Times T1 & T2. Fall in love with the river & you’ll be disappointed, because it keeps changing always
    Water takes the form of its container.. mountain, river bed, or the pool. Any form it takes, that form is transient. What doesn’t change is water itself that brings life to those forms
    Pranams Sathguru!
    We waste a lifetime identifying ourselves with our container & in love with the world of form we perceive through that container. When we realize we’re not the container but the content, it’s too late, because the container is too old & invalid by then. How sad!
    So, in your compassion, you’re leading us to identify with the formless content, when our container is still valid. We gratefully follow you. Jaya Guru Datta. Your Puttuji

    • on January 23, 2013 at 9:29 am

    Millions of Humble prostrations to the lotus feet of Our Dattavatara Sathgurudeva _/\_!!

    • Venkat on January 23, 2013 at 9:52 am

    Jaya Guru Datta Appaji – very nice video with greatly appealing music. From saguna to nirguna – the sookti I often saw in the Datta Venkateswara Temple is epitomized in this MMS. Another thing that comes to mind is the seemingly unrelated one-liner Maata Jaya Lakshmi told Appaji during the Holy childhood – ‘You are closest to Yourself – not the illusion’ – getting attached to something that was non-existent itself is illusion” – what a wonderful message and this MMS has all the previous messages as a run-up to them. Now everything falls in perspective and is tied together – thanks a lot Appaji for this step therapy!!!

    • on January 23, 2013 at 9:53 am

    Look at me, look at you, look at those you love, your beautiful house, your car, your garden, your beloved pet—all have form, constantly change and will disappear one day. Consider that unseen formless God you have been speaking to since you were a child in your heart…unchanged, still caring, still listening, still responding….the child in me has died and is gone, so has the teenager and the young woman–where did she go? I am still here….who am I?

    • venkateswarudu.bhadra on January 23, 2013 at 10:01 am

    పాపాంధకారార్క పరంపరాభ్యాం తాపత్రయాహీంద్ర ఖగేశ్ర్వరాభ్యామ్ |
    జాడ్యాబ్ధి సంశోషణ వాడవాభ్యాం నమో నమః శ్రీగురుపాదుకాభ్యామ్ ||

    • prakashbabu bhadra on January 23, 2013 at 10:02 am

    నృపాలి మౌలివ్రజరత్నకాంతి సరిద్విరాజత్ ఝషకన్యకాభ్యామ్ |
    నృపత్వదాభ్యాం నతలోకపంకతే: నమో నమః శ్రీగురుపాదుకాభ్యామ్ ||

    • lalithabalaji on January 23, 2013 at 10:02 am

    నాలీకనీకాశ పదాహృతాభ్యాం నానావిమోహాది నివారికాభ్యామ్ |
    నమజ్జనాభీష్టతతిప్రదాభ్యాం నమో నమః శ్రీగురుపాదుకాభ్యామ్ ||

    • on January 23, 2013 at 10:36 am

    JAYA GURU DATTA
    GURU DEVA to understand this message every body needs open their inner Heart.This message gives spiritual ness.
    SATHA KOTI PRANAMAS TO LOTUS FEET OF SADGURU DEVA.
    SRI GURU DATTA.

    • Archana Penukonda on January 23, 2013 at 11:10 am

    It’s as if all of Vedanta is condensed in to this one simple line, simple enough for everyone to understand. The house I live in, my car, this body, the roads and buildings around me, the chair I’m sitting on are all unreal. Sadly, the mind is drawn to these material belongings. We grieve over the loss of the human body, loss of property, loss of belongings or ornaments, all of which are unreal. We struggle to identify with the real, the formless because we are ruled by our sense organs. What our sense organs perceive, we believe to be real. What we can see, smell, hear, touch and taste are what we believe are real. To identify with the eternal, the sense organs need to be tamed and the mind needs to be calmed. Once we offer our sense organs and the mind to the Sathguru, He will help us slowly identify with the eternal. This message is a great tenet to always keep in mind especially when faced with doubts, questions or negative emotions. Obeisances at the Holy Lotus Feet!

    • Manu on January 23, 2013 at 11:39 am

    Jai Guru Datta,
    thank You, Sri Swamiji, for making this clear. Now I know that I only suffer because of my attachement to form.
    Sri Guru Datta

    • Vanaja on January 23, 2013 at 12:08 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta,
    I remember Manasadatta telling us (Shivaratri 2012) we should all try and go and think beyond form!
    May I one day understand this fact in all its dimensions and consequence.
    Sri Guru Datta

    • Joseph on January 23, 2013 at 12:21 pm

    Form always perish because it is consists of five subtle elements of ether, air, fire, water and earth elements in any form be it animate or inanimate. So such form will always perish that means its unreal. Only Almighty has no form but is omnipresent. HE is formless and eternal. May lord bless us all to understand and experience the formless and eternal guiding force.

    • padmamadala on January 23, 2013 at 1:17 pm

    జయ గురుదత్త! శ్రీ గురుదత్త! ఓం నమో హనుమతే నమః!
    ఓం శ్రీ గురవే నమః!
    శ్రీ గురుదేవుల పాదపద్మములకు శతకోటి ప్రణామములు
    ఓం శ్రీ సద్గురుభ్యో నమః!

    • Indumati on January 23, 2013 at 1:24 pm

    Jai Guru Datta
    Dear Swami AVADHOOTA

    The most beautiful words, i like to here, are from the Guru Gita…

    ॐ पूर्णमदः पूर्णमिदं पूर्णात् पूर्णमुदच्यते । पूर्णस्य पूर्णमादाय पूर्णमेवावाशिष्यते ॥ ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः
    OM PŪRṆAMADAḤ PŪRṆAMIDAṂ PŪRṆĀT PŪRṆAMUDACYATE PŪRṆASYA PURNAMĀDĀYA PŪRṆAMEVĀ VAŚIṢYATE
    OM ŚĀNTIḤ ŚĀNTIḤ ŚĀNTIḤI

    Sri Guru Datta and humbles of prostration to my Lord
    Om Namo Hanumate Namaha

    • on January 23, 2013 at 3:46 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta
    Om Gurave Namah
    We can feel Sri Swamiji often even when He is not present in His human form. This might be hard to understand. However, modern quantum physics has theoretically and experimentally proven that our world is non – local. That means for example that a change of one quantum object can invoke a change in another object far away – instantaneously. We can conclude that Sri Swamiji can come to us in a formless state and that this occurrence is from the physics point of view not impossible.
    Since Albert Einstein we know that all matter can be converted into a certain amount of energy. Therefore matter is unreal since it can be converted to a completely formless state. Energy is eternal since physics says that energy is conserved in time. We can conclude that matter is unreal but consist of energy which is formless and eternal.
    Sri Guru Datta
    Om Namo Hanumate Namah
    Om Aim Hrim Srim Lakinyai Namah

    • on January 23, 2013 at 3:57 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta! How beautifully said! Yet difficult to understand for many people nowadays (incl. me many times) that what they can see or experience as “real” is unreal in truth. Our soul seems to have a form, but the body is not the form of the soul. So the soul and the divine are eternal only. May I grasp this beyond this superficial “understanding”. Sri Guru Datta!

    • Beenawatee Maharaj on January 23, 2013 at 6:45 pm

    Jai Guru Datta Pujya Swaamiji Thank you for this fact about attachment to form…with your grace I’llget there Om Draam Dattaaya Namaha.

    • lilashah on January 23, 2013 at 7:26 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta. Dearest Mother Sri Swamiji, please let me cling to that which is formless and permanent. Please let my focus be on the Self, Sri Swamiji, that Bliss… That Truth that You so lovingly showed me. Please bless me with the knowledge to see beyond forms and to not become attached to the impermanent. Sri Guru Datta.

    • Ramarao Chengalvala on January 23, 2013 at 11:03 pm

    పుట్టూజి వివరణ కొత్తకోణంలో అద్భుతంగా ఉన్నది. తేలికైన ఉదాహరణలతో గూడార్ధాన్ని వివరించారు.కరిగే మంచుముక్కను ఎన్నోసార్లు చూసివున్నా ఇలాంటి అలోచన ఎప్పుడు కలుగలేదు. ద్రవాలకు పాత్ర ఆకారం తప్ప స్వభావ సిద్ధమైన ఆకారం ఉండదని పిల్లలకు పాఠంలో మేము చెబుతాము. కానీ దానిలోని తత్వార్ధం ఇప్పుడు బోధపడినది.వేదాంత విషయాలను ఇంత సులభమైన ఉదాహరణలతో ఎవ్వరు చెప్పగలరు ; ఒక్క మీరు ( స్వామీజీ ) తప్ప. “జ్ఞానదం సచ్చిదానందం సద్గురుంతం నమామ్యహం.”జయగురుదత్త.

    • Phani Prasanthi on January 23, 2013 at 11:27 pm

    Jai Guru Datta. Sri Guru Datta. Sri Gurubyo Namaha. Om Namo Hanumathe Namaha.

    • Neelam Bhambri Nayyar, USA on January 24, 2013 at 1:02 am

    Jai Guru Datta, thank you Sri Swami Ji for explaining it so beautifully in a such a simple way. Tere sahaarey mein taran Waheguru Ji ( I will cross this materialistic world with your help). Mithi Teri Vaani Katdi Janjhal Ji. Soonh Soonh Hohn sangata Nihal Ji ( your sweet voice breaks our worldly shackles. Your devotees are blessed listening to your sweet voice). Pranam Sadguru

    • on January 24, 2013 at 2:24 am

    What a beautiful teaching, Appaji has given through today’s MMS to us. The photography is also very apt for the MSG. Puttuji as you explained here water itself has no form and when ever it is in a container, that would be the form for that. But it is not permanent . Similarly the snow has no form and by the heat of sun it gets melted immediately and became water of no form. In the same way in this kaiyuga , we are wasting our life for worldly pleasures and for other karma bandhana. Here karma bandhana means, worrying always about our family , children, bank balance, house etc. Appaji says all these are not permanent . If we are unable to control our mind, the unwanted desires wil develop in our life and that will fill up in our container which isin the form of our body. By the time we want to make empty of our container, it will be too late, since we will become old. Therefore to get rid of this, we have to follow the spiritual path from our early part of our life through our Sadguru, sothat we will not involve in unwanted desires and in karma bandhana. Here I recollect Appaji’s words saying in the book God Word II( vandemukundam) which is very apt to this MSG. Also if we follow MMS 79 , we can attain finally liberation through the blessing of our Sadguru. That is what we need ultimately . This is because even on 24/12/12 , Appaji has spoken about liberation in our Mysore Ashram. JGD.

    • on January 24, 2013 at 3:33 am

    Jai Guru Datta Puttuji _/\_!!

    Complex Vedanta made easy with your interesting Content, Container
    Correlation Puttuji !!
    Nityam Brahma nirakaram yena praptam sa vai Guruh
    Sa sisyam prapayet prapyam dipodipantaram yatha !!
    Sadgurudeva is the one who has attained omniscience and is formless of the absolute.

    Jai Guru Datta Appaji _/\_!!

    Pujya Sadgurudeva in 108 Meditations on Sri Datta Darshana :

    Supreme Reality!! The vedantists say
    That you are beyond mind and speech.
    He does not have eyes, yet He sees;
    He does not have ears, yet He hears.

    But now You have assumed a body for our sake.
    So You do have eyes and You can hear me with Your ears.
    Father, at Your feet I implore You, fill the lotus of my heart with bliss!

    God is everywhere. He is in all forms. He is also formless. In order to realize the formless God, we will worship God in the form of Our Karuna Sagara Sadgurudeva WHO will take care of Everything !!
    We will follow Our Sadgurdeva and experience ATMA ANANDA from the Divine Light emanating from the Divine Hands !!

    Sri Guru Datta !! Om Namo Hanumathe Namaha !!

    • tunga on January 24, 2013 at 3:59 am

    JGD
    fall in love with a majestic mountain as a manifestation of the One absolute eternity
    fall in love with a mighty river as a manifestation of the only and One being
    fall in love with the beauty of our beloved sadguru’s physical form as the embodiment of the One love light and life
    OM GURAVE NAMAHA
    OM AIM HREEM SREEM LAKINYAI NAMAHA

    • tunga on January 24, 2013 at 4:00 am

    JGD
    the beautiful sight of the mountain makes me remember sri swamiji guru gita teachings in flüeli-ranft, switzerland 2007. while recording sri swamijis wonderful powerful melodious rendering of the sacred guru gita I went to a room in the back of the hall to take a little break and drink a cup of tea with a piece of bread because I hadn’t taken anything this morning. regretting leaving His physical presence I enjoyed being alone for a moment and marvelled at the beautiful rolling mountain shining in the morning sun that I could see through the window. what a living glowing majestic beauty ! refreshed I went back to the camera just to hear sri swamiji say: ! (a dvd containing some of the recordings from there DECODE THE SECRET, initiation and teachings on guru gita is still available in the bookshops of dyc germany and switzerland)
    GURUR BRAHMA GURUR VISHNU GURUR DEVO MAHESHVARA
    GURU SAKHAT PARAMBRAHMA TASMAI SRI GURAVE NAMAHA

  2. Om Aim Hreem Shreem Shiva Rama Anagha Dattaya Namaha ”Ya dhangri kamala dwandam dwanda tapa nivarakam Tarakam bhava sindhoscha tam Gurum Pranamamhyam”.

    • sureshchandar on January 24, 2013 at 5:28 am

    jaya guru datta very nicely revealed all items in form are transient and only we must have attachment with our guru who is protector,radiator and leads us in humble good life

    • dr.kodanda ram reddy on January 24, 2013 at 6:03 am

    jayagurudatta puttuji, sashtangapranams at lotus feet of poojya swamiji, poojya swamiji is reminding us, that worldly things are short un real, only atma tattva is real and invisible, we have to pray at sadguru,s lotus feet to
    develop atma tattva. om namo hanumathenamhaa

    • Gilla Lalitha on January 24, 2013 at 7:20 am

    JGD Appaji – Om Sri Ganapathi Sachchidananda Sadgurubhyo Namah – SGD

    • Indumati on January 24, 2013 at 10:27 am

    jgd very beautiful to read your comment 🙂 sgd

    • madhu talwar on January 24, 2013 at 11:52 am

    jgd Swami ji The Shabda (Sound) explains; ‘The Eternal Truth’ through You, You are The Conveyor of ‘That’. You are ‘That’ my pranaams to my ‘That Param Truth’ which at times reminds me; i am That, thank You Gurudeva ji for Your powerful MMS for cleaning my true vision (discrimination of real and unreal) onhn sgd

    • Sarumati on January 26, 2013 at 6:00 am

    How very true is this, if we realized the full meaning, we would always try to watch behind the things.
    Sometimes it`s easy for us to watch behind the scene, when life presents itself in all its beauty, mystery and strength.
    In special moments, we feel a higher aim or meaning.
    But very often life only triggers our feelings of powerlessness, fear and inballance.
    So I try to focuss on the “inner intention” of life, but if I`m not quiet and peaceful enough, I can`t grasp it.
    So, what to do?
    The memory of those special moments help me to come back to happiness and wonder.

    • Pavani Kamalapuram on January 31, 2013 at 11:05 pm

    JGD Appaji
    Clay exists. There are various objects made out of clay with different shapes. But the basic material used is the same in everything. Similarly we are also objects born out of the same divine consciousness. Instead of realizing the basic self is the same in everyone, we differentiate based on the outer appearances. We need to give up looking outside and start contemplating more on the divine consciousness which is present in everything in this creation. Only with Sadguru’s grace this is possible.

    • svetha on February 2, 2013 at 3:54 pm

    My beloved GURUDEVA, this message inspires me to search for the formless in all things! That gives me a very special feeling of life.
    Thank YOU for this inspiration.
    OM GURAVE NAMAH
    OM AIM HRIM SRIM LAKINYAI NAMAH

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