Past tendencies shape the present interests and attitudes in life ~ 25 Jan 2013

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  1. {Sanchita Papa Vinashaka Datta : Bhajan – Palaya Mamiha. Album – Kakada Aarti}
    As water flows, it creates impressions on the land, which over time become the river bed. Those accumulated (sanchita) impressions over time, shape even hard rocks, which then guide the flow & destination of the river itself
    Trees shed their leaves by their genetic programming, stored in their seed. Those programs, an accumulation of the trees tendencies, play out season after season, guiding its destiny
    Every action originates as a thought. Repeated thoughts & actions leave their impression in the mind. Those impressions then shape up interests & attitudes, which manifest as actions, to shape one’s destiny
    Pranams Gurudeva!
    Grant us the boon (vara) that we exhaust our negative accumulated tendencies (sanchita papa) by serving your cause. Doing so, let’s imbibe selfless attitudes & tendencies which will shape up our destiny at your lotus feet. Jaya Guru Datta. Your Puttuji

    • on January 25, 2013 at 8:46 am

    Humble pranams at the lotus Feet of Sadgurudeva !!

    • sridhar on January 25, 2013 at 8:48 am

    jgd . the reason behind offering the dhoop (fragnant stick )to god is praying him to remove the bad past tendencies which will affect the present intrest and give also give good tendencies which will have their effect in future .

    • SANTOSH KUMAR BANDARU on January 25, 2013 at 8:56 am

    really true PUTTUJI! that victory symbol gives me more courage to achieve my goals!! thanks for this valuable MMS 🙂

    • on January 25, 2013 at 9:54 am

    Jaya Guru Datta! Thanks heavens for whatever we did in the past that brought us to be able to be with Sri Swamiji now. May all our actions in this life create a future where we are once again and always with our beloved Guru! Sri Guru Datta!

    • on January 25, 2013 at 10:11 am

    GURU DEVA past ,Present,Future all times are with in your hands, with your blessings make us Serve you.

    • Srinivas Mullapudi on January 25, 2013 at 10:20 am

    I believe that only guru krupa is required to change these attitudes and tendencies. Otherwise, these vasanas will remain as is. Thanks for very useful message. Jaya Guru Datta

    • Venkat on January 25, 2013 at 10:55 am

    Jaya Guru Datta Appaji – wonderful video and a great music. I vividly remember a day when my dad teaching his class used this composition of Appaji to show the power of music. The entire class SLEPT in less than 10 min (way back in late 80s). The tendencies are the accumulated behavioural actions and habits – which will drive our current actions and decide the way we are or we are going to be. Thanks a lot Appaji for this reminder message and driving us to the righteous path…

  2. Jaya Guru Datta
    Dear Swami AVADHOOTA
    Yes APPAJI, this is the law of resonance but we ear the results not direct, so we pray to YOU to help us to become a clear mind and a love full heard, for a beautiful result in the present 🙂
    Sri Guru Datta and deep love
    On Namo Hanumate Namaha

    • vasanti on January 25, 2013 at 12:22 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta, Appaji. Thank you so much for being in this life.

    • madhu talwar on January 25, 2013 at 12:27 pm

    jgd Swami ji compassionate Amma has blessed me with Her precious child ‘You’, O! Smartrugaami Avadhoota ji i am at refuge, sitting in Your boat please take me across with You, onhn sgd

  3. Jaigurudatta Appaji
    Pranaamaas to your Lotus Feet…thanks for your Karuna…through these Messages.

    • on January 25, 2013 at 3:54 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta
    Om Upendraya Namah
    In this nice MMS Sri Swamiji lets us understand why we observed already at an early age basic interests which are of importance also in adult life. The previous lives made it possible to meet Sri Swamíji in this life. What a most wonderful blessing!
    Sri Guru Datta
    Om Namo Hanumate Namah
    Om Sri Varalaksmyai Namah

    • on January 25, 2013 at 4:02 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta! I should be careful how I’m spending my time, what I’m thinking, what I’m aiming at, what I’m doing. I should be very careful, very very careful! Thanks to the guidance of Sadgurudeva, I have qualified to be blessed in this life to be associated with Appaji & Mataji again. May I make proper use of it! Sri Guru Datta

    • lilashah on January 25, 2013 at 6:07 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta. May my present tendency to think of Mother Swamiji shape my future. Let all of my thoughts be on the divine Lotus Feet of Sri Swamiji. Sri Guru Datta

    • Dr.S.J. Saikumar on January 25, 2013 at 10:03 pm

    Very true. But with Appaji by my side, even destiny can be changed. Any bad habit or tendency can be rectified and good tendencies reinforced by the blessings of our Sadgurudeva. And what an accompaniment for this message, a soothing bhajan, one of my favourites, paalaya mamiha sadguru Datta….

    • Archana Penukonda on January 25, 2013 at 10:18 pm

    Some children show tremendous talent at a very early age. Some of the greatest musicians in history must’ve practiced music for several births before they became such geniuses. How else can you explain why some people show extraordinary talent even as grow up in the exact same conditions as the other people. If past tendencies shape current attitudes and interests, we need to make sure we practice good thoughts, deeds and habits in this birth so we carry over good tendencies to our next birth. I heard once that the reason why we should learn some hymns and prayers by heart is that we carry over that memory to our next birth. Whether or not we carry over the memory, we’ll at least carry over the tendency to learn more such hymns and prayers. No thought or action goes unregistered in our karmic balance sheet. Good or bad, it’ll come back to us either in this life or in our future lives. With the blessings of Sri Swamiji, may we sow divine, healthy tendencies we can reap in the future.

    • on January 25, 2013 at 10:35 pm

    Jai Guru Datta Puttuji _/I\_!!

    The MMSes are getting tougher and tougher. Feel like we have come to Higher Class now. Appaji’s Grace, soon we will graduate from Sadgurudeva’s School of Spirituality with flying colors by practicing the lessons with your wonderful key-explanations !!
    Trimurthi Roopa Sadgurudeva’s three beautiful fingers shows that Datta will destroy all our accumulated sins and will bless us with all good things.and strength.

    Jai Guru Datta Appaji _/I\_!!

    Sadgurudeva’s Discourse, Maha Sivarathri,Mysore, India,March 07,1997.
    Bhakti Mala, April 1997.

    “To practice selfless Karma, you need guidance of a Sadguru. You must
    live the Vedantic way. Your past Karma sometimes bring you
    unhappiness. The selfless Karma you do now will erase that old Karma and
    bring you relief.”
    Today’s MMS clearly indicates that what we are today is due to our past deeds
    and what we shall be depends on current and remaining past accumulated karma. Only Sadgurudeva can remove our sins and reprogram the present and future. How lucky we are that Our Compassionate Sadgurudeva has found us!!. Appaji, kindly transform me however difficult and corrupt my past program may be. Please make my present and future serve you and seek your grace in all births.

    Following the instructions of Sadguru is my good karma, surrendering at your Lotus Feet !!

    Sri Guru Datta !! Om Namo Hanumathe Namaha !

    • karuna on January 25, 2013 at 11:24 pm

    Jai Guru Datta, Appaji…i love this MMS today…it is all the more reason for me to try to do everything You teach each day…to follow The Master in every way possible…if i do this now…the next birth will be so much easier without so many painful lessons to learn the hard way…thank You for sharing this one today…eternally grateful, Appaji…Sri Guru Datta…Om Namo Hanumante Namaha…Om Shanti, Shanti, Shanti!

    • on January 25, 2013 at 11:30 pm

    Through every day’s MMS itself, Appaji is giving a good lesson, guiding and shaping our life. As per today’s MMS , according to me everything is based on our mind settings. Puttuji, you have given a nice explanation also. Normally trees in winter shed their leaves and in summer again it grows. This is a regular procedure to them in nature and continue like that. Similarly our every action is based on our mind settings only. In otherwords our every action is controlled by our mind only. Therefore if our any action or tendency is repeated continuesly , our life life will be shaped in such a way and our attitude also will be like that. In this kaiyuga , we will be more attracted in worldly pleasures and naturally our mind will be tuned in such a way and our life will be also shaped to that attitude and that will be our destiny. To overcome these things, we have to only follow a spiritual path through our Sadguru. In this connection, to my experience here I remember Appaji’ s words saying that, before you associate with Me and after your association with Me, what is the change in your life and how it has shaped? The answer is very simple that after that A system has developed in our lifeandalso learned to maintain scilence , discipline , control our mind and so on and this leads to concentration and will power also. Thank you Appaji for reminding us from time to time and we follow your words and teachings continuesly till our life for which we seek your blessings also and to shape our life in such a way.The photography and the Bhajan in Raga Hamsanandi are very apt to the MSG also. JGD.

    • Ramarao Chengalvala on January 26, 2013 at 12:09 am

    నా చిన్నతనంలో ఆంధ్ర జ్యోతి వార పత్రికలో “సందేహం సచ్చిదానందం ” శీర్షికలో స్వామీజీ ఇచ్చే సమాధానాలు మొదటిసారి చదివాను. ఒక దశాబ్దం తరువాత హైదరాబాద్ లో స్వామీజీవారి నాదచికిత్చ కచ్చేరి తాలూకు వార్త పత్రికలలో చదివాను.మరొక పదునైదు సంవత్చరాల తరువాత శ్రీస్వామీజీ దర్శనం తొలి సారిగా చేసుకున్నాను. ఈ ముప్పై ఏళ్లు నాకు తెలియకుండా నాతోనే ఉంటూ నన్ను సన్మార్గంలో నడుపుతూ శ్రీస్వామీజి మార్గ దర్శనం చేసారని తరువాత నాకు అర్ధమైనది. గత జన్మలో ఏమి చేసానో తెలియదుకాని , దాని ఫలితమే ఇప్పుడు సద్గురువు శ్రీస్వామీజి నాకు లభించటం. మా భూత, భవిష్యత్,వర్తమానాలన్ని మీ చేతిలో ఉన్నాయి స్వామిజీ. వాటిని చాకచక్యంగా నడిపేది మీరే. ఆలోచనలను రేకిత్తించేది ,వాటికి సమాధానాలను ఇచ్చేది, మాకు ఏదైనా ఒక మంచి పని చేసే సంకల్పాన్ని కలిగించేది, ఆ పనిని మాతో చేయించేది మీరే……జయగురుదత్త

    • Neelam Bhambri Nayyar, USA on January 26, 2013 at 2:46 am

    Jai Guru Datta, please keep me under your protection so that I always follow your cause and get rid of my negative tendencies once an for all. Please hold my hand and never let me go, Datta Ji never let me go. Pranam Sadguru.

    • Sagadeva on January 26, 2013 at 7:18 am

    Jay Guru Datta
    Past tendencies shape the present intererests in Swami Ji. I feel me at home nearby YOU and hope to enjoy much more time.

    • Antje fritz on January 26, 2013 at 7:24 am

    JAYA Guru Datta
    This is ,what Appaji always says :that we should be very careful about our thoughts,wishes,acts……everything will shape our future
    Besides we cannot escape our karma and have to take responsibility
    Thaks for your teaching,my beloved Sadguru

    • Sarumati on January 26, 2013 at 7:33 am

    As Puttuji beautifully points it out, there`s a mutual impressing and influencing of the water and the land.
    As the water shapes the rocks, so the rocks shape the flow of the river.
    It`s the same with our tendencies, former and future ones.
    How can we come out of this vicious circle?
    When I have a look at my tendencies, I see some strong ones that cannot have been produced
    recently, but probably a long time ago. This view gives me more modesty and caution.
    I try to have mercy with me and think of strategies to root them out.
    What happened has happened, let`s start fresh and new.
    It`s like to treat oneself as a patient. Doctor and patient – at the same time.
    It`s also interesting what happens, when one discovers good faculties that were not brought
    to light up to now, and immediately one feels better, while using them.
    To see the whole life as a process helps me a lot. Nothing is carved in stone,
    we always have a new chance.

    • dr.kodanda ram reddy on January 26, 2013 at 11:13 am

    jayagurudatta puttuji ,sashtangapranams at lotus feet of poojya swamiji,poojya swamiji is reminding us again and again to leve negative thoughts, we have to sow the seeds of uttama samskra which will help us to lead
    good path, this will we developed by only with sadguru krupa, ipray at lotus feet of poojya swamiji with humble pranams to bless us in right path. om namo hanumathenamhaa

    • padmamadala on January 26, 2013 at 11:55 am

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

  4. looks like a dying tree behind Swamiji, Who, Like the flowing river of Life, is that Himself, the giver of Life eternal…. Why, when we are so close, not choose this Life eternal that he offers? The tree is so close but does not draw from the river nearby..
    Past tendicies shapes the present interests and attitudes in this life! Past tendencies can lead to a withering tree a lonely tree also.(even with a river of life nearby) or choose to draw from the life giving river and become lush and green and giving tree in perfect peace and harmony with its environment.
    We are then guided through the video, into lush green trees benefiting from the life giving water…lush, thriving, living and giving to the environment..
    As we all can do if we too strive to thrive, to be alive and green trees flowing with greenery, and life giving energy to give to the environment around us! Swamiji offers each of us the capacity to do this. To become the most beautiful trees, giving trees, where others including animals can sit in the shade and rest, take some fruit, feel comforted and safe and loved, use the bark for medicine, enjoy the singing birds which nest there, enjoy the rustling of the wind through the leaves, enjoy peace, within and without…smiling trees, dancing trees, happy trees..
    Now , if the tree behind Swamiji is a tree who has lost its foliage due to transitory nature, then we can perceive the message in another way also, but then again, the same above would apply to the tree in transition as we are also in transition and need to take advantage of the River of Life which Swamiji eternally offers in soooooo many ways!
    What a thought provoking musical message!JGD

    • tunga on January 27, 2013 at 6:19 am

    often we’re quite conscious of the negative karma when we have to suffer the consequences. however there must be sufficient good karma that brought us to sri swamiji or made our beloved sadguru find us. I remember standing on chamundi hill and looking over mysore as far as the eyes could see and feeling how vast even this little part of india is, and marvel at the wonder to be just here, above our spiritual home heaven-on-earth datta peetham, and feeling the awe that You have found just this being amongst billions of human beings on this planet.
    but how positive our karma may have been, our good fortune is due to sadguru’s grace alone. I remember when in london 2000 during sri swamijis vedanta lectures I heard GURU KRPA for the first time. without understanding i just felt the magic sound of the word. Having experienced sadguru’s KRPA (grace and compassion) so often, I just pray that we may be ever forever conscious of Your boundless love and grace.

    • chandra chengalvala on January 27, 2013 at 10:20 am

    Fully agree. Thank you for pointing out so beatifully … JGD ..

    • Vanaja on January 27, 2013 at 12:58 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta,
    this statement today touches me deeply. To comprehend this very truth in the whole, I understand why we have to cultivate ourself in a dharmic way. We can not change the past but we can change the future!!!
    Humble prostration to Lord Dattatreya
    Sri Guru Datta

    • svetha on January 29, 2013 at 4:12 pm

    Mein geliebter SADGURU, bitte hilf uns, dass wir unsere Gegenwart so leben, dass die daraus resultierenden vergangenen Tendenzen sich so auswirken, dass wir DEINER Mission würdig dienen können.

    • venkateswarudu.bhadra on January 31, 2013 at 11:06 am

    గీతం మధురం పీతం మధురం
    భుక్తం మధురం సుప్తం మధురమ్ |
    రూపం మధురం తిలకం మధురం
    మధురాధిపతేరఖిలం మధురమ్ |

    • lalithabalaji on January 31, 2013 at 11:08 am

    కరణం మధురం తరణం మధురం
    హరణం మధురం స్మరణం మధురమ్ |
    వమితం మధురం శమితం మధురం
    మధురాధిపతేరఖిలం మధురమ్ ||

    • prakashbabu bhadra on January 31, 2013 at 11:09 am

    గుంజా మధురా మాలా మధురా
    యమునా మధురా వీచీ మధురా |
    సలిలం మధురం కమలం మధురం
    మధురాధిపతేరఖిలం మధురమ్ ||

    • Pavani Kamalapuram on January 31, 2013 at 10:29 pm

    JGD Appaji
    The deeper the roots, the stronger the tree grows. Let us also be always deeply rooted in Your music, Your teachings, Your thoughts and go stronger only in the correct direction.

    • anirudh on February 5, 2013 at 8:28 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta Sri Guru Datta Appaji..Om Namo Hanumate Namaha..

    • Joseph on February 16, 2013 at 12:34 am

    The audio tract used in this video is beautiful. Past tendencies always have there effects on present life like chain reaction in any chemical reaction or mathematical problem consequent steps follow as per the previous step according to formula, similarly in life past deeds and tendencies always shapes the present interests and attitude. May lord bless us all to have all our past, present and future tendencies on understanding and praying almighty God.

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