Selfishness is the reason for sin ~ 24 Jan 2013

Nandana SGS MMS 239

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  1. OM – The Pranava Mantra – meaning – I am existence. When each one of us realize this truth, we see ourselves in the world around, and we see the world around within our bosom.
    Krishna as a child showed the world in his mouth; and later in the battlefield, rose in vishwaroopa to show that the whole universe is within him. Prahlada got Narassimha to show that Almighty resides everywhere.
    Seen this way, life is an interplay of the divinity that resides within and the divinity that pervades all around. That perspective drives mutual respect between all of creation. In such a win-win approach to life, there is no chance to sin.
    Pranams Shivaswaroopa Sathgurdeva!
    Yesterday you taught us that all form is unreal, and formless is real. Today, you give us the root cause of identification with the unreal.. selfishness. We will learn to respect the formless divinity that enlivens all of form, and prevent ourselves from sinning.
    Jaya Guru Datta. Your Puttuji

    • on January 24, 2013 at 8:46 am

    Millions of Humble Guruvara prostrations to the lotus feet of Shivaswaroopa Sathgurdeva! !

    • on January 24, 2013 at 8:57 am

    Jaya Guru Datta! We have all suffered because of our own selfishness and because of the selfishness of others. Seeing God in the natural world around us is easy, but in the humans around us who would harm us, our environment, who kill, steal, rape etc. is not so easy. And yet each one of us has experienced Swamiji’s love when others would condemn us. So we know what it is like to have someone see the good in us when others can’t. Swamiji taught us earlier that those with a peaceful heart have no enemies. Perhaps we need begin only with faith that the divine is in those in whom we find it difficult to see and through that faith ask our beloved Sadguru to show us what He sees. May we have the courage to do that. Sri Guru Datta!

    • on January 24, 2013 at 10:07 am

    GURU DEVA make me overcome this selfishness,make my mind fixed to TRUTH FULL NESS.Video excellent.

    • Archana Penukonda on January 24, 2013 at 10:15 am

    Jaya Guru Datta! Another simple message that can dramatically change lives. There are many situations in life where we commit sins, knowingly or unknowingly. Each situation presents different challenges, and we get sucked in to the drama of life eventually sinning whether it’s just through our thoughts or through small seemingly insignificant actions. This MMS gives us the weapon against sinning. Selfishness comes naturally to any being due to the strong identification with the body. When we give up the identification with the body, we see divinity in and around us. Thank You for the enlightening message, Puttuji, that identification with the body is the root cause of sin. It is this identification that gives rise to desires and consequently sins. This body has a form and is hence unreal. May we always move from untruth to truth. Asatoma Satgamaya! Obeisances at the Holy Lotus Feet!

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

    Jaya Guru Datta. Dearest Mother Sri Swamiji, please free us all from selfishness and let us see that all is one. I love you so much. Sri Guru Datta

    • padmamadala on January 24, 2013 at 11:11 am

    జయ గురుదత్త! శ్రీ గురుదత్త! ఓం నమో హనుమతే నమః!
    శివాయ గురవే నమః!
    సర్వమంత్ర స్వరూపాయ సర్వతంత్ర స్వరూపిణె I
    సర్వగాయ సమస్తాయ శివాయ గురవే నమః II
    శ్రీ గురుదేవుల పాదపద్మములకు శతకోటి ప్రణామములు
    ఓం శ్రీ సద్గురుభ్యో నమః!

  2. Sri Guru Datta
    Dear Swami AVADHOOTA
    Selfishness leads to separateness, selflessness to relatedness :-)))
    Please APPAJI guid us to selflessness to feel related with YOU and the hole universe, beautiful video.
    Sri Guru Datta much love
    Om Namo Hanumate Namaha

    • Sara Pragg on January 24, 2013 at 11:14 am

    Jai Guru Datta. This is a very beautiful video. May Sri Swamiji remove selfishness from us all. SGD

  3. ur grace would prevent us from committing sin

    • madhu talwar on January 24, 2013 at 11:25 am

    jgd Swami ji Your firmly showing the reason for committing sin, helps me to be more clear about the thought that every thing i, my, me, mine is Yours i am allowed to use my share for my needs not luxuries, i should never ever think of owning any thing, in Your holy refuge i have become sinless but to remain the same i have to follow Your golden rules carefully thanks Satguru ji for removing my sin and protecting for future onhn sgd

    • Venkat on January 24, 2013 at 1:59 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta Appaji. The selfishness itself is a sinful thought. When selfish, humans tend to think and acquire many vices that will lead them into more sinful activities. On the contrary, when one thinks of the world around, it is easy for one to be unselfish. This is the sarvaatmana bhaavana that humans have to develop. Then there is no reason to be selfish and be drawn into sin. Thanks a lot Appaji.

    • Vanaja on January 24, 2013 at 2:13 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta,
    todays mms is simple but very clear!
    The sin will manifest
    when I give up.
    Let my path be protected by angels
    Let the little devils disappear
    Let me hear Your voice
    Sri Guru Datta

    “Follow the master, faith in god, face the devil, finish the game.”, Sri Swamiji

    • on January 24, 2013 at 3:40 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta! I suppose there are no ‘good’ sins (no matter what we do)? So always, selfishness or adharma are the reason for sin. There are no excuses. I am grateful for the ultra-patient work of You, Appaji, with Your child, cleansing me and removing my selfishness day by day. May I grasp Your lessons as quick as possible! Sri Guru Datta! Om namo hanumate namah

    • SohiniDevi on January 24, 2013 at 3:44 pm

    Jai Guru Datta ! Sri Guru Datta ! Om Namo H]anumthe Namaha ! The world is full of selfish people, that is why when someone is not selfish they end up getting hurt the most ! So Hanuman has to save us from such evil people !

    • on January 24, 2013 at 4:04 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta
    Om Namah Sivaya
    This wonderful MMS holds a great teaching for us. So many problems in this world arise from selfish behavior. Sri Swamiji gives us so many possibilities to offer a helping hand to others. Thank You for each little chance.
    Sri Guru Datta
    Om Santaya Namah
    Om Namo Hanumate Namah

    • on January 24, 2013 at 10:56 pm

    According to me today, Appaji has further refined the MMS 234 wherein He says perfection is not possible if selfishness remains. It is a fact that except the humanbeing , all other creations by God in this universe are doing their duty with out any motive orexpections which leadthem not to develop any ego or selfishness. As humanbeing , in this kaiyuga , we are more attracted in worldly pleasures and affaires which will create selfishness in our mind. That is why in today’s MMS , also, Appaji is again reminding us that we should realize the existence of God every where and even in our heart itself. If we realize this concept, naturally we will be having a God fearing mind and soft in nature and listen to others views and also give respect to them wherever it is needed. Therefore , Appaji wants us to develop this sothat there is no chance to have a selfish mind which otherwise make us todo sin more. But what ever may be to practice or implement this in our life , definitely we need the help of our Sadguru through Whom, we have to develop our spiritual path since we have to see the God in the form of our Guru. If we go through GuruGeetha , we can realize the importance and the need of a Guru which Lord Siva ,Himself has expressed. The photography is also very apt for the MSG since Lord Siva is seen in two different forms and we can see the expressions in his face an realize the kind ness also and finally our Appaji is seen in the form of Siva for us Who is pointing the consequences of selfishness. Similarly the Bhajan is also connecting to the MSG only. Thank you Appaji for alerting us every now and then, sothat we will not involve unnecessarily in the worldly pleasures which is very common in this kaiyuga and help us and not to do sin. JGD.

    • Ramarao Chengalvala on January 25, 2013 at 12:22 am

    లోకానికి కావలసినది సత్ప్రవర్తన , సౌశీల్యం. ఎవరి జీవితం ప్రేమ మయమై, స్వార్ధ రహితమై ఉంటుందో అలాంటివారే లోకానికి కావలసి ఉన్నారు.అలాంటివారు చెప్పే ప్రతి మాట సూటిగా హృదయాన్ని తాకి పరివర్తన తీసుకువస్తుంది.అటువంటి సత్పురుషులు, ఆదర్శ పురుషులు మాకుమీరే స్వామీజీ. స్వార్ధమే అన్నీ పాపాలకు కారణం అన్న సందేశం ఆలోచింప చేసిదిగా ఉన్నది.స్వాతంత్ర సమరంలో పాల్గోన్న కొందరు నాయకుల స్వార్ధం వల్లనే దేశం రెండుగా విడిపోయి, ప్రస్తుత సమస్యలకు కారణ మైనది. అపరిమితమైన డబ్బు సంపాదించాలనే యావ వలెనే భూముల ధరలు [పెరిగి సామాన్యులకు అందుబాటులో లేకుండా పోయాయి.నిత్యావసరాలనించి అన్నిటి ధరలు బాగా పెరిగాదానికి ఒక కారణం వ్యాపారస్తుల స్వార్ధమైతే, వారివెనుక ఉన్న రాజకీయ నాయకగణం దానికి మరొక కారణం.ఇలా నేటి సమాజపు అనేక రుగ్మతలకు కారణం స్వార్ధం.జయగురుదత్త.

    • Neelam Bhambri Nayyar, USA on January 25, 2013 at 1:40 am

    Jai Guru Datta, you are our savior, we pray that please always keep us under your protection and guide us towards liberation from these worldly bonds. Pranam Sadguru

    • on January 25, 2013 at 2:30 am

    Jai Guru Datta Puttuji_/I\_!!

    Great Guruday Gift in Tamil !! Divinity personified on this earth is our Sadguru. Following happily the path shown by our Sadgurudeva is our win-win approach to life, without sin.

    Shiva Swaroopa Appaji coming out of the Shivalinga is amazing!!

    Jai Guru Datta Appaji _/I\_!!

    God created the universe with balance in mind. When we hoard excessively or cultivate thoughts that give rise to such tendencies, we are interfering with God’s design, and accumulating Sins.

    The big barrier to perfection… selfishness.
    Identification with the unreal.. selfishness.
    Sadguru’s Grace We’ll never allow …selfishness.!!

    Sivaya Gurave Namaha !! Sri Guru Datta !! Om Namo Hanumathe Namaha !!

    • tunga on January 25, 2013 at 5:21 am

    how subtly swift selfishness sets in! even in the most sincere attempt to be instrumental for sri swamijis mission, just being unaware for a moment and not perfectly present, any remaining selfish tendency takes over. may I – by the supreme grace of our beloved sadguru – be able to purify myself from all taints and become strong in serving selflessly You.

    • dr.kodanda ram reddy on January 25, 2013 at 11:31 am

    jayagurudatta puttuji. sashtanga pranams at lotus feet of poojya swamiji, poojya swamiji is reminding us to be away from sin, so we should not be selfish, all this good thoughts will come with guru krupa only,once again i pray at lotus feet of poojya swamiji with hubmle pranams who is protecting us in every moment. om namo hanumathenamhaa

    • Sarumati on January 26, 2013 at 7:04 am

    What is sin?
    In my view, to harm others for the sake of one`s own well-being, or out of ignorance.
    One does not feel the other side.
    But having respect for the whole includes also having respect for all its parts.
    It sounds so easy. Why don`t we have this respect at all times, but only sometimes?
    To me, it`s because we take duality, good or bad, for granted. Ego wants it that way.
    A great help is the focuss on the whole, as this video shows it clearly and the last one also.

  4. JAI! GURU DATTA ! shathakoti pranams to lotus feet of pujya sri swamiji, an excellent message to realise. JAI GURU DATTA.

    • svetha on January 29, 2013 at 4:15 pm

    Mein geliebter SADGURU, das leuchtet mir sofort ein. Wie dankbar bin ich, dass DU uns den Zusammenhang von Eigennutz und Sünde klar machst.
    Ich danke DIR dafür.

  5. Jaya Guru Datta Appaji,
    What is selfishness? It is when we take our own interests into account at the expense of others. We harm others in this way and create bad situations since we gave no thought to anything except our own faulty agendas. If we remember that everything is connected to the almighty, we would respect each other. If we remember God is all providing, we would realise that there is no reason for selfishness. Please bless us to remember your grace and erase selfishness in us, dear Appaji. Jaya Guru Datta.

    • lalithabalaji on January 31, 2013 at 10:41 am

    అధరం మధురం వదనం మధురం
    నయనం మధురం హసితం మధురమ్ |
    హృదయం మధురం గమనం మధురం
    మధురాధిపతేరఖిలం మధురమ్ ||

    • prakashbabu bhadra on January 31, 2013 at 10:43 am

    వచనం మధురం చరితం మధురం
    వసనం మధురం వలితం మధురమ్ |
    చలితం మధురం భ్రమితం మధురం
    మధురాధిపతేరఖిలం మధురమ్ ||

    • venkateswarudu.bhadra on January 31, 2013 at 10:46 am

    వేణు-ర్మధురో రేణు-ర్మధురః
    పాణి-ర్మధురః పాదౌ మధురౌ |
    నృత్యం మధురం సఖ్యం మధురం
    మధురాధిపతేరఖిలం మధురమ్ ||

    • Pavani Kamalapuram on January 31, 2013 at 10:54 pm

    JGD Appaji
    We become selfish due to attachment and our own inner enemies. We become selfless by following the perfect example of Sri Swamiji and His teachings. Being involved in His mission and constant seva opens our Heart to let go of worldly possessiveness

    • Joseph on February 25, 2013 at 3:32 am

    Beautiful message, very true…. Selfishness can change any person to the worst possible. May lord save us from sin by eliminating selfishness in us.

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