The way a huge tree hides itself in a seed, Guru hides in your heart ~ 3 April 2013

Nandana SGS MMS 308

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  1. Dearest Ganapathiroopa Sathgurudeva!
    How we wish God waves to us from our inner being like you wave from that clean & green farm?
    How we wish we can cut a seed and pull out a tree? No way.
    Trees have to be grown from the seed. Until then they remain hidden in there. Growing them is what farming is all about. And you are the Farmer teaching us how.
    Every one of these 308 MMSes have been lessons in such farming
    If yesterday’s lesson was about the WHAT – Advaita, today’s is about the HOW – Recognising & nourishing that Universal Self in our Inner Self. It is simpler said, than done. Keeping a temple or a photo clean is easier than cleaning up our hearts. So, God prefers being in the temple or the photo.
    No. It’s we who prefer to keep Him there, and then blame Him for not being accessible.
    Thanks a ton for opening our eyes to look inward. We are. We’re learning to keep that farm clean & green.. So you will always stay in there.
    Jaya Guru Datta. Your Puttuji

    • on April 3, 2013 at 8:45 am

    Humble prostrations at the lotus feet of Our Ganapathiroopa Sathgurudeva!!_/\_!!

    • on April 3, 2013 at 9:09 am

    Jaya Guru Datta! In Kriya Yoga class in 1988, you talked about how as you taught those classes it was like planting seeds. You said that you knew that not all of the seeds would grow and that in many ways it was like throwing them on stone because most who attended the classes would not continue to practice. But you said you kept teaching Kriya yoga because sometimes one would find that a seed slid into a crack in the rock and grew into a tree. I never forgot those words and always wanted to be that seed in the crack in the rock. You are the one who helps us to awaken that potential only by your constant hope and willingness to continue sowing your seeds of love and grace on our often rock hard hearts. Thank you for caring enough about us to share the most profound teachings in the world! Sri Guru Datta!

    • S.N . RAMA SHARMA on April 3, 2013 at 9:13 am

    Jaya Guru Datta Om Kriya Yogaacharya Varyaya Namaha!

    • lovelylokesh on April 3, 2013 at 9:16 am

    jaya guru datta

    • Hira Duvvuri on April 3, 2013 at 10:20 am

    Unless the seed stops being a seed, by losing its form and features, the tree will not emerge. For the tree within us, as God, to emerge in His mighty, all-pervasive, all knowing, all powerful formlessness, the seed that hides God within us, our personal identity, the individual ego, has to let itself go. It has to allow itself to get split, shattered, destroyed, and merged back into the source of where it came from. That is the only way that it can give way for the God-Tree that is hidden inside us to express itself in all its magnificence. The pillar had to get shattered for Lord Narasimha to emerge. The egg has to break for the beautiful bird to come into being. The cocoon has to break to let the butterfly out. Satyanarayana and Sri Harsha had to erase themselves totally out of existence, so the world could be blessed by the presence of Swamiji and Bala Swamiji. Please give us all the courage and the willingness Sadguru Swamiji, to allow us to happily and eagerly let go of our small identities so that we can truly experience the vastness of your infinite and eternal glory. Jaya Guru Datta.

    • Bhanusree S Kumar on April 3, 2013 at 10:56 am

    JAI GURU DATTA APPAJI.JAI GURU DATTA PUTTUJI.APPAJI, this is a beautiful message and I thank You and PUTTUJI for the video.APPAJI, we will definitely put this lesson into practice.APPAJI, You put immense effort to grow in us the seeds of divinity.APPAJI, we will follow You and water those seeds and make sure that it withstands all rain, storm and drought and continues to shine in glory of Your grace.

    • Hira Duvvuri on April 3, 2013 at 11:00 am

    స్తంభం బ్రద్దలయింది, లోన దాగి ఉన్న శ్రే నరసింహస్వామి విజృంభించారు. గింజ మట్టికలిసింది. మహావృక్షం మొలిచి, ఆకాశాన్నంటింది. గ్రుడ్డు పగిలింది. చిలుక పుట్టింది, శుకమహర్షి రూపంలో మోక్షప్రదమైన భాగవతాన్నిలోకానికిచ్చింది. సత్యనారాయణ, శ్రీ హర్ష ఇక లేరు. వారిద్దరూ ఇష్టంగా తమ వ్యక్తిత్వాలను త్యజించటంతో శ్రీ స్వామీజీ, శ్రీ బాల స్వామీజీల దివ్యఅవతారాలతో ప్రపంచం ధన్యమయింది. మనందరిలో దాగి ఉన్న దైవత్వం అదే విధంగా వెలికి విచ్చుకోవాలంటే, లోని అహంకారమనే, మన అల్పవ్యక్తిత్వాలపై మనం పెంచుకున్న మోహం తొలగాలి. అహంకారమనే విత్తనం బ్రద్దలై, అదృశ్యమైతేనే, హృదయాలలో దాగి ఉన్న పరబ్రహ్మకు విడుదల కలిగి అనంత అఖండ ఆనందానుభూతి కలుగుతుంది. మన ప్రతి ఒక్కరి హృదయమనే విత్తనం విచ్చుకుని, లోన దాగిన పరమాత్మను ఆనందంగా విశ్వవ్యాప్తంచేసే అనుగ్రహం వర్షించమని సద్గురుపాదాలకు భక్తితో మ్రొక్కి వేడుకొంటున్నాను.
    జయ గురు దత్త

    • madhu talwar on April 3, 2013 at 11:14 am

    jgd pranaams Siddhi Ganapaty ji let me keep my heart clean by satsanga, put pure organic manure of naam sankirtana and water it regularly by being humble and being in service to other human beings, and enjoy the bliss of Satchitananda onhn sgd

    • venkateswarudu.bhadra on April 3, 2013 at 11:58 am

    వసుదేవ సుతం దేవం కంస చాణూర మర్దనమ్ |
    దేవకీ పరమానందం కృష్ణం వందే జగద్గురుమ్ ||

    అతసీ పుష్ప సంకాశం హార నూపుర శోభితమ్ |
    రత్న కంకణ కేయూరం కృష్ణం వందే జగద్గురుమ్ ||

    కుటిలాలక సంయుక్తం పూర్ణచంద్ర నిభాననమ్ |
    విలసత్ కుండలధరం కృష్ణం వందే జగద్గురమ్ ||

    • prakashbabu bhadra on April 3, 2013 at 12:00 pm

    మందార గంధ సంయుక్తం చారుహాసం చతుర్భుజమ్ |
    బర్హి పింఛావ చూడాంగం కృష్ణం వందే జగద్గురుమ్ ||

    ఉత్ఫుల్ల పద్మపత్రాక్షం నీల జీమూత సన్నిభమ్ |
    యాదవానాం శిరోరత్నం కృష్ణం వందే జగద్గురుమ్ ||

    రుక్మిణీ కేళి సంయుక్తం పీతాంబర సుశోభితమ్ |
    అవాప్త తులసీ గంధం కృష్ణం వందే జగద్గురుమ్

    • lalithabalaji on April 3, 2013 at 12:03 pm

    గోపికానాం కుచద్వంద కుంకుమాంకిత వక్షసమ్ |
    శ్రీనికేతం మహేష్వాసం కృష్ణం వందే జగద్గురుమ్ ||

    శ్రీవత్సాంకం మహోరస్కం వనమాలా విరాజితమ్ |
    శంఖచక్ర ధరం దేవం కృష్ణం వందే జగద్గురుమ్ ||

    కృష్ణాష్టక మిదం పుణ్యం ప్రాతరుత్థాయ యః పఠేత్ |
    కోటిజన్మ కృతం పాపం స్మరణేన వినశ్యతి ||

    • Hira Duvvuri on April 3, 2013 at 12:12 pm

    ‘నేను’ అనేది విత్తనం. దాన్ని భద్రపరచి ఉంచుతున్నంతకాలం, వృక్షానికి పెరిగే అవకాశమే లేదు. ‘నేను’ పై అభిమానాన్ని విడచి, దాన్ని మట్టిపాలు చేసి, దాని రూపురేఖలు తొలగేలా ఇష్టపడితేనే, దైవమనే లోని వృక్షం ఎదిగి, ఆకాశాన్నంటగలదు, ఫలపుష్పాదులను విశ్వంలో వెదజల్లగలదు. ఆనందం పంచగలదు. విత్తనం ఎంత గుండ్రంగా, నున్నగా, రంగులతో నిండి ఉన్నా, దాని విలువ మహావృక్షంతో ఎన్నటికీ సరితూగదు. మా అందరి ‘నేను’ లను మట్టిలో కలిపి, మాలోని వృక్షాలను ఆకాశానికి ఎదగనీయండి, స్వామీజీ.

    • Sara Pragg on April 3, 2013 at 12:38 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta Appaji!!!

    • on April 3, 2013 at 1:28 pm

    JAYA GURU DATTA,
    GURU DEVA, WE ALWAYS BELIEVE THAT YOU ARE IN OUR HEARTS,IT IS THE FORCE WHICH MAKES US LEAD HAPPY LIFE.
    SATHA KOTI PRANAMAS TO LOTUS FEET OF SATHGURU DEVA
    SRI GURU DATTA.

    • on April 3, 2013 at 3:53 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta! Dear Appaji, please bless us that we take care of this most precious and wonderful seed. May we grow and grow steadily. It’s not only God, but actually You who is within us. Sri Guru Datta!

  2. Jai Guru Datta
    Dear Swami AVADHOOTA
    APPAJI this is so beautiful to know and to feel, we are never alone, YOU are always with us in our heart.
    Sri Guru Datta and thank YOU for being with us also physical in this world <3
    Om Namo Hanumate Namaha

    • on April 3, 2013 at 4:41 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta
    Thank you Aunty Hira for this wonderful explanation.
    Sri Guru Datta
    Om Namo Hanumate Namah

    • on April 3, 2013 at 4:42 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta
    Om Siddhi Ganapataye Namah
    Sri Swamiji is with us wherever we are. He gives us a wonderful warm feeling in our heart of being at home. We are welcome and at home in His heart.
    Thank you for this wonderful MMS.
    Koti pranams to the Divine Lotus Feet of Sri Swamiji.
    Sri Guru Datta
    Om Namo Hanumate Namah
    Om Maha Ganapataye Namah

    • Chandra Chengalvala on April 3, 2013 at 5:16 pm

    Jai Guru Datta. Wonderful message that explains the God within all of us.

  3. Jaya Guru Datta. This is a wonderful and reassuring message that you are already in my heart. Please bless me with devotion. I love you so much and I pray for this love to grow and grow. Prostrations to the divine Lotus Feet of the most compassionate Mother. I know that you are inside my heart, yet I still long to be pulled physically closer to you and for my children to be surrounded by those who love you and serve your mission. They are both singing along to Swamiji music now and are growing up so nicely….all your Grace. Thanks a million Mother. Sri Guru Datta.

  4. JGD.APPAJI! What you want to convey us is that this worldly form should go out to trace the reality,where you are,The ALMIGHTY,TRUE BLISS ETERNAL,Sachchidananda.

    • Phani Prasanthi on April 3, 2013 at 11:33 pm

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

    • Neelam Bhambri Nayyar on April 4, 2013 at 12:01 am

    Jai Guru Datta, I pray that my heart remains pure so that my Sidhi Vinayak Guru will always stay in there. Pranam Sadguru

    • G.Lalitha on April 4, 2013 at 1:43 am

    JGD Appaji – Whole hearted message from Puttuji for the devotees who love Appaji from heart – Thank you – SGD

    • dr.kodanda ram reddy on April 4, 2013 at 3:44 am

    jayagurudatta puttuji, sashtangapranams at lotus feet of poojya swamiji, poojya swamiji is reminding us god is and swamiji is with in our heart, we are keeping our house surroundings clean, but it is very very importantto keep our heart clean and pure, other wise if it is dirty god will not stay in our heart, we pray at lotus feet of poojya swamiji with clean heart for his divine blessings, om namo hanumathenamhaa

    • padmamadala on April 4, 2013 at 5:57 am

    జయ గురుదత్త! శ్రీ గురుదత్త! ఓం నమో హనుమతే నమః!
    ఓం సిద్ధి గణపతయే నమః!
    తండ్రి, మా మదిలోని చెడుతలంపులను కలుపుమొక్కలను తీసివేసి, ఆధ్యాత్మిక బీజాలను నాటి, పెంచి, పోషిస్తున్న కర్షకుడివి. సరైన సమయంలో జ్ఞాన ఫలాలను మాకందిస్తున్న సిద్ధి, బుద్ధి గణనాధుడా, వాటిని చేజార్చుకోకుండా భక్తివిన్దారగించి, ఆనందాన్ని అనుభవించేలా మమ్మనుగ్రహించి, ఆశీర్వదించమని వేడుకొంటు, శ్రీ గురుదేవుల చరణారవిన్దములకు అనంతకోటి ప్రణామములు. ఓం శ్రీ సద్గురుభ్యో నమః!

  5. Jgd,Om Aim Hreem Shreem Shiva Rama Anagha Dattaya Namaha,’Shishya Hrutpadma Sooryaya Satyaya Gyana Roopine,Vedaanta Vaakya Vedyaya Shivaya Guruve Namaha’.
    Thank you Appaji for being with us always.

    • on April 4, 2013 at 9:22 am

    What a nice lesson Appaji has given today through this MMS 308. Here now according to me, Appaji is reminding us through Mother’s creation in nature that the God is with in our heart only. But how to feel that the God is with in our heart for which He has shown through the photography. That is we can see our Appaji in the form of a farmer in the filed and cultivating. Similarly we should also cultivate through the spiritual path and feel that the God is with in our heart only. Once we practice this when we go to any worshiping place we feel the existence of God there. But again here to develop spiritual path , we need the help of our Sadguru also Whose words and teachings should follow properly. If we go through GuruGeetha , we can realize that lord Siva has come to this earth in the form of Guru. This through the photography , we can see our Appaji is with in our heart. Here again I recollect Appaji’s words that we should learn to get registered our name in His heart also. But this can be possible only by following His words and teachings and also obey His command with out a second thought. The Bhajan is also apt for this MSG, since we see our Appaji in the form of Lord Ganapathy only. Thank You Appaji to teach us , how to to keep You in our heart always through the Mother’s creation in nature. JGD.

  6. JGD & SGD. I am very much pleased to learn HH Sri Appaji’s home is Heart of a devotee. Pranamamu Sri Appaji.

    • Vanaja on April 4, 2013 at 2:51 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta,
    may my heart grow and become wide open – so that the seed has its space.
    Sri Guru Datta

    • Gert Sadashiva on April 4, 2013 at 4:41 pm

    Dear Swamiji,
    What a beautiful way to say, that You have come as a seed in my heart. Give me the strength to let You become a big tree!
    Sadashiva

    • on April 5, 2013 at 3:34 am

    Jaya Guru Datta Appaji_/\_!!
    Humble prostrations at the lotus feet of Our Ganapathiroopa Sathgurudeva!!_/\_!!
    Pujya Sathgurudeva, through so many avenues You have taken such great efforts to teach us valuable lessons that clean our thoughts which form the basis of our actions. Chanting Your name gives immediate peace of mind, singing Your glorious bhajans fills us with immediate bliss, learning the MMS each morning shapes our behavior. With so much care and precision You are ensuing that good behavior and action become part and parcel of our life. I thank You immensely for having the mercy on us.
    Pujya Appaji, You are Lord Vinayaka. Please help us find You within us. Thank you for this very reassuring message that You are already within us. Koti Koti pranams at Your Lotus Feet.
    Om Siddhi Ganapataye Namah !! Om Maha Ganapataye Namah !!
    Sri Guru Datta !! Om Namo Hanumathe Namah !!

    • Sarumati on April 6, 2013 at 3:58 am

    Hope I can see clearly with a clean heart .
    Then secrets will reveal and the seed will grow !

    • on April 6, 2013 at 9:34 am

    Hrudaya Nivasa, Sri Sadgurave Namaha. Pranams to Lotus Feet.

    • Pavani Kamalapuram on April 9, 2013 at 3:44 am

    JGD Appaji
    Why is Appaji hiding in our heart.. He is always there..but we feel He is not because of our ignorance. Lets break these shackles and see Him clearly. Let us begin the cleansing process of destroying ignorance and cleaning our hearts by listening to His music and teachings..as the layers of ignorance are cleared, He will automatically reveal Himself.

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

    • Joseph on May 27, 2013 at 9:50 am

    Exemplifying message, may lord reside in our heart and bless us all to be aware of this fact always.

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