Faith and focus born from love, fear or even greed take you closer to God ~ 4 April 2013

Nandana SGS MMS 309

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  1. {lAkiNI: She is who is devoid of falsehood, inertia & sorrow}
    Sooo much to learn from a river..
    Learning Faith – The river doesn’t pause to think & check if it can take that fall. It just takes that leap of faith from the top.. however tall it may be. No doubt, no falsehood, no sorrow. Only Faith, that flowing on the river bed will take it to the Ocean
    Learning Focus – The river stays its course always, as it flows to its Ocean. No distractions, no inertia. Only Focus, to stay its course, towards the Ocean.
    With such Faith & Focus every drop of the river does reach the Ocean. It doesn’t matter where that Faith & Focus come from.. what matters is their presence. Like, it doesn’t matter where the child’s Faith & Focus in the Mother come from.. without them, it will not grow.
    Pranams Sathguru!
    It doesn’t matter where those paths behind you come from. When we walk these paths of Faith & Focus, we know they lead to You. We will.
    Jaya Guru Datta. Your Puttuji

    • on April 4, 2013 at 8:46 am

    Happy Guru Day prostrations at the lotus feet of Our Dattaswaropa Sathgurudeva _/\_!!
    Om Aim Hrim Srim Hrim Namah !! Om Aim Hrim Srim Lakinyai Namah !!
    Sri Guru Datta !! Om Namo Hanumathe Namah !!

  2. Jaya guru Datta Appaji ! Pranams !

    • on April 4, 2013 at 9:12 am

    Jaya Guru Datta! As a child, I was taught that faith was a gift from God and that not everyone was given that gift. I love this message because it brings hope that anyone can have faith and reap its rewards. Sri Guru Datta!

  3. Jai Guru Datta
    Dear Swami AVADHOOTA
    Wow I am impressed to hear fear and greed take us closer to God. So many people life in fear, so it is good to know, there is a positive site…
    Sri Guru Datta and humbles of prostrations to YOU
    Om Namo Hanumate Namaha

    • Hira Duvvuri on April 4, 2013 at 10:44 am

    Kamsa’s strong belief that Krishna was born to kill him filled his heart with terror night and day. His fear made Kamsa see Krishna everywhere, inside and outside. His entire focus was on avoiding death at Krishna’s hand. That brought Krishna to his presence. Krishna killed him to give him release from his curse. The soul of Kamsa, who was originally the gatekeeper of Vishnu, happily returned to Vaikuntha. Love for God in the heart of Meera that she felt since childhood due to her past good karma, blessed her with union with Krishna. Greed for father’s love made young Dhruva engage in severe penance with faith and focus, under the guidance of Narada. He had Lord Narayana appear before him to grant him great boons. Lovely stories from the Puranas and recent history are narrated to us on many occasions by Sadguru Swamiji. Many people begin their prayers with greed, wanting this or that. They feel intense fear that God may punish them for all their sins committed in the past and being committed now, and pray for forgiveness. They have intense faith in the power of God. Gradually with more and more prayers and remembrance of God for His infinite power and compassion, love for God develops in the heart and replaces greed and fear. Lovely MMS. Thank you Swamiji for this reassuring message that even imperfect beginnings can lead to great endings. Jaya Guru Datta

    • Hira Duvvuri on April 4, 2013 at 11:01 am

    309. ప్రేమనుండి గాని, భయంనుండి గాని, చివరకు లోభంనుండి గాని పుట్టిన విశ్వాసము, ఏకాగ్రత, నిన్ను భగవంతుని దగ్గరకు చేరుస్తాయి. ఓం ఐం హ్రీం శ్రీం హ్రీం నమః – ఓం ఐం హ్రీం శ్రీం లాకిన్యై నమః

    • lalithabalaji on April 4, 2013 at 11:25 am

    బంధురాత్మాత్మనస్తస్య యేనాత్మైవాత్మనా జితః | అనాత్మనస్తు శత్రుత్వే వర్తేతాత్మైవ శత్రువత్ ||
    – శ్రీమద్ భగవద్ గీత (౬.౬)

    • prakashbabu bhadra on April 4, 2013 at 11:26 am

    త్రయీ సాంఖ్యం యోగః పశుపతిమతం వైష్ణవమితి ప్రభిన్నే ప్రస్థానే పరమిదమదః పథ్యమితి చ | రుచీనాం వైచిత్ర్యాదృజుకుటిల నానాపథజుషాం నృణామేకో గమ్యస్త్వమసి పయసామర్ణవ ఇవ ||

    • madhu talwar on April 4, 2013 at 11:28 am

    jgd thank You Swami ji for blessing me with faith and focus born of Your love and care, may it continue till i reach You Satchitananda Parmatma onhn sgd

    • venkateswarudu.bhadra on April 4, 2013 at 11:28 am

    సత్యపి భేదాపగమే నాథ తవా‌உహం న మామకీనస్త్వమ్ | సాముద్రో హి తరంగః క్వచన సముద్రో న తారంగః ||

    • dr.kodanda ram reddy on April 4, 2013 at 11:45 am

    jayagurudatta puttuji,sashtangapranams at lotus feet of poojya swamiji, this is a very very important divine message for all datta devotees,we can observe in our datta family few people came with love and devotion, few came with health problems and fear, and few came with desires, but one thing is certain, who ever came with full faith to poojya swamiji, s divine feet,they all got divine blessings of poojya swamiji make them happy and peace,once again we pray at lotus feet of poojya swamiji with humble prostrations for his divine blessings, om namo ahnumathenamhaa

  4. jaya guru datta sri guru datta; yes greed is forcing us to contact the almighty

    • Adrian Gopala, & Daphne Kamadhenu Antrum on April 4, 2013 at 3:11 pm

    Jai Guru Datta, MMS is strengthening our faith and focus, pranams to Sri Guru Dattadeva.

    • on April 4, 2013 at 4:34 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta
    Om Aim Hrim Srim Hrim Namah
    My strongest way for the connection to Sri Swamiji is deep love. Thank You so much for bestowing on us the possibility for such deep love.
    Sri Guru Datta
    Om Namo Hanumate Namah
    Om Aim Hrim Srim Lakinyai Namah

    • lilashah on April 4, 2013 at 5:21 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta. Thank you for answering my question Mother. I love you so very much. Sri Guru Datta

    • Neelam Bhambri Nayyar on April 4, 2013 at 7:14 pm

    Jai Guru Datta, beautiful message. Every thought brings you closer
    Pranam Sadguru.

    • on April 4, 2013 at 11:18 pm

    Jai guru Datta
    Appaji we are human beings and we always need you .
    You are guiding us in such a way that we feel we are always with living god yourself.
    Please make sure that we are your children and guide us to always be with you forever to complete your mission and serve the humanity.
    Sri guru Datta

    • a small ray from light of god on April 4, 2013 at 11:33 pm

    jai gurudatta when will I meet my ocean called guruvu

    • Phani Prasanthi on April 5, 2013 at 12:45 am

    Jai Guru Datta. Sri Guru Datta. Om namo Hanumathe Namaha.

    • Archana Penukonda on April 5, 2013 at 1:20 am

    Jaya Guru Datta! Here is the Divine Mother asking us to just approach Her, to just take our little baby steps towards Her. It doesn’t matter whether we approach our mother with love or with greed for what she has to offer or out of fear of something. She will always take us in and protect us. She will then teach us the lessons we need, sometimes with pure compassionate love, sometimes with tough love. Either way, she loves you and all she wants is the best for you. That’s exactly how I feel about this message. It’s another revelation for me, but it underscores as so many other MMSes did, the undying, unending love that God has for us. I am truly surprised, I never knew anything like this. I used to hear in sermons on TV and in books that God loved us, but I thought it was something people liked to say or believe. Through these MMSes and through my experiences with Swamiji, I see that no one, just no one can love us as much as God/Sathguru does. You can kick and scream and doubt and question and hate, but God/Sathguru loves you.
    Thank You for this wonderful message, Swamiji. Your love for us surpasses every kind of love. I hope we can learn to love You as much as You love us. Obeisances at the Holy Lotus Feet!

    • on April 5, 2013 at 1:27 am

    In MMS308, Appaji says, God hides in your heart. In today’s MMS according to me, Appaji says Faith and Aim are also important for a successful life, even though due to our karma, sometime, we have to face difficulties in our life. The photography here is very apt for this MSG, since the aim of the river is ultimately to reach the ocean. When it falls from any height, it never bother about any hindrance in between that and at the sametime the aim is reach the ocean . Here the river has got complete faith also with in it and there by the aim is to reach the goal. Similarly as humanbeing , when ever we do any work or any service we should have the faith in it and our ultimate aim should be to reach the goal as per our wish. In other words in between that if any thing goes wrong we should not worry about that and try to rectify the same and proceed. For this we have to also tune our mind in such a way. This can be possible only through the spiritual path. Here we have to follow our Appaji’s words , teachings and obey His commands and then only we can tune our mind and reach our goal. So naturally we should have the faith in our Guru and should proceed for anything with out fear. That much faith we have to develop in our carrier with our Master. This is because our life will not be successful with out a Guru on any account. The example Puttuji you have given here about a the retaliationship between the child and mother. Thank You Appaji to give us a good lesson and we follow you in good faith and through Your blessing we will reach our goal in life and do seva for Your mission. JGD.

    • G.Lalitha on April 5, 2013 at 2:56 am

    JGD Appaji – Thank you for this message as we are very much greedy, greedy and greedy to have more love & affection from Appaji as we love Appaji more than anything because we are living by Appaji blessings – SGD

    • on April 5, 2013 at 3:22 am

    Jaya Guru Datta Appaji_/\_!!

    Sathgurudeva hides and remains in our heart only. He knows our past, present and the future. So there is nothing to hide from Sathgurudeva and we need not waste time in analyzing what brought us to Sathgurudeva etc. We should always remember that Pujya Sri Swamiji is present in all living beings and so we should never hurt anybody or any being. We must follow all of HH’s words with faith and focus. That way we are closer to our God.

    Sri Guru Datta !!

    • on April 5, 2013 at 4:09 am

    JAYA GURU DATTA,
    GURU DEVA ,WE UNDERSTAND THE MEANING OF THE MESSAGE,FAITH ON YOU VITAL PART ALONG WITH OTHER THINGS, AS GURU DEVA KNOWS HOW TO LEAD A PERSON ACCORDING HIS PAST, PRESENT,FUTURE LIFE STYLE..SERVING GURU DEVA IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IN OUR LIFE.
    SATHA KOTI PRANAMAS TO LOTUS FEET OF SATHGURU DEVA.
    SRI GURU DATTA.

    • Dr.VENKATARATNAM Reddibathini on April 5, 2013 at 5:16 am

    Jaya guru Datta

    • padmamadala on April 5, 2013 at 6:44 am

    Jaya Guru Datta! Sri Guru Datta! Om Namo Hanumathe Namaha!
    My Humble Pranamams to SADGURUS LOTUS FEET
    Om Sri Sadgurubhyo Namaha!

    • Maurice Clarke on April 6, 2013 at 6:38 am

    JGD. May we finish the game by whatever means Guruji deems appropriate. JGD.

    • on April 6, 2013 at 9:39 am

    Bhakta Paalaka, Pujya Sadguru Deva ki Koti Pranams. Your presence is light for our lives. Om Namo Hanumate Namaha.

    • shashi on April 7, 2013 at 6:48 am

    Jaya Guru datta…The darkness represents the ingornace of jeeva and the fire represents the JNANA..The Agni fires,removes the darkness..Threre IS Atman.lord Sachchidaanada…
    whatever IS is the GOD.
    Sree guru datta

    • Subba Saketh on April 8, 2013 at 7:59 am

    Jaya Guru Datta. Pranam Appaji.
    Only the fear or love to anyone can get a person close to that person.
    Similarly the love to guru can get you close to guru.! 🙂
    Sree Guru Datta.

    • Vanaja on April 8, 2013 at 3:38 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta,
    I am impressed by this trinity. And yet, they are capable to bring me closer to god…
    Thank you so much for this beautiful explanation.
    May I not so much bother about the past, but stay focused in the present.
    Sri Guru Datta

    • Pavani Kamalapuram on April 9, 2013 at 3:52 am

    JGD Appaji
    Fire is fire it burns no matter what. We all have come to You initially because of problems, curiosity, even spiritual interest.
    With Your infinite compassion and love, You have lit the fire of knowledge in our hearts and made us realize the trivial nature of things we are seeking. We will not let the fire die, we will ensure it lights our hearts completely and destroys the darkness. Thank You Appaji!

  5. JAYA GURU DATTA! Shatha koti Shastanga Pranams to Parama Pujya Sri Sri Sri Ganapathy Sachidananda Swamiji. Thank u for giving valuable MMS Appaji. SRI GURU DATTA!

    • svetha on April 20, 2013 at 5:01 pm

    OM AIM HRIM SRIM HRIM NAMAH
    My beloved SADGURU, I supplicate YOU that we all can rise in faith and focus.
    Thank YOU for YOUR help
    OM AIM HRIM SRIM LAKINYAI NAMAH

    • Joseph on May 27, 2013 at 10:18 am

    There are many ways to reach a goal. Similarly, to go closer to God it can be any of the human feelings that can make us sustain the focus only on God. May lord bless us all to have faith and focus on HIM with true and selfless love, fear of moving away from lord and greed to know and experience true bliss.

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