The inner self and the universal self are one and the same ~ 2 April 2013

Nandana SGS MMS 307

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  1. Advaita (non-duality) made easy
    When we see the waterfall, we don’t see the water.. we just see a huge body of froth & mist coming down in all splendour. Is the waterfall different from the river? Is the river different from the ocean?
    Yes. If you see them as mere forms
    No. If you see their content. Water is in the snow, the river & also in the plant & flowers. It is a matter of what you see & identify with
    So too, the inner self & the universal self are one & the same.. it’s the same life principle that shines through both.
    Consider this – You’re not one living organism. You’re many trillion live organisms – cells – that vibrate together. And, you’re one of the trillion organisms that vibrate to make this larger entity called the Universe. Yes? Now, what is the difference between your inner self & the universal self? Nothing. Easy?
    Thanks a ton, Sathguru,
    We appreciate your teaching of Advaita. We practice it.
    Jaya Guru Datta. Your Puttuji

    • on April 2, 2013 at 8:48 am

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

    • on April 2, 2013 at 9:08 am

    Jaya Guru Datta! We wake up every morning to our beloved Guru speaking to us the most profound truths of our existence. What greater truth is there for us to learn than what has been said here in 12 words–a simple straight forward statement that holds the answer to the question of all great mystics “who am I?” These words reach our eyes and our ears, even our feeble minds try to wrap our thoughts around this magnificent truth, but do we really grasp it? Only with your grace Swamiji can we really truly understand beyond the intellectual level the actuality of this reality. I am humbled by your willingness to even say this to us when we are able to read it without full understanding. Please forgive us our ignorance. Most of us will read this today and go about our business completely unchanged by this message. How to avoid that? How to make this moment, the moment of true understanding? Only with your grace….Only with your grace….Sri Guru Datta!

    • annessa on April 2, 2013 at 9:45 am

    Appaji, thank you for giving such a detailed yet simple explanation for this mms.
    This is yet another beautiful mms that you have shared with us… thank you.
    Jaya Guru Datta!

    • Hira Duvvuri on April 2, 2013 at 10:10 am

    To me, Sadgurudeva Sri Swamiji is Paramatma, the Universal Self. Gurussaakshaat Parambrahma, the Guru Gita declares. Where is He? He is inside me always, whether my mind is actively thinking of Him, or not. When the mind dwell upon Him, He is seen by the inner eye. When the mind is occupied with interaction with worldly things, either in thought, or in action, He is seeing all those actions and thoughts as the inner witness. The formless has taken a form for our benefit. The silent One speaks for our benefit. The action-less One performs many actions for our benefit, so that we recognize Him, accept Him, love Him, and merge into Him consciously, although we are indeed forever merged in Him, and are ever inseparable from Him. Through HIs physical form he lets us know that He knows everything about each of us, before we were born, now, and through our entire future through eternity. How lucky we all are! All our thoughts, words, and deeds are His, in HIs illusory non-existent Maya world.
    Jaya Guru Datta

    • lalithabalaji on April 2, 2013 at 10:13 am

    గోపా మధురా గావో మధురా
    యష్టి ర్మధురా సృష్టి ర్మధురా |
    దలితం మధురం ఫలితం మధురం
    మధురాధిపతేరఖిలం మధురమ్ ||

    • prakashbabu bhadra on April 2, 2013 at 10:13 am

    గోపీ మధురా లీలా మధురా
    యుక్తం మధురం ముక్తం మధురమ్ |
    దృష్టం మధురం శిష్టం మధురం
    మధురాధిపతేరఖిలం మధురమ్ ||

    • venkateswarudu.bhadra on April 2, 2013 at 10:14 am

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

    • VLN SHARADA PRASAD on April 2, 2013 at 12:01 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta

    Vunnadhi Okade Sivude ga, sivude sivude sivude ga. Whatever stored in CPU (hard disk ) we can see it through Monitor. Inner is CPU and Universe is Monitor or LCD. By grace of Lord Sadgurudeva we can experienced. If we placed the Lotus Feet of Sadgurudeva in our heart, we can see inner self. We can experienced Sarvathra Ekathva.

    Sri Guru Datta

  2. Jai Guru Datta
    Dear Swami AVADHOOTA
    Thank YOU for YOUR amazing blessings through this beautiful video. This nature-piuctures are wonderful, love them.
    Sri Guru Datta and humbles of countless prostrations to YOU <3
    Om Namo Hanumate Namaha

    • on April 2, 2013 at 1:05 pm


    • on April 2, 2013 at 2:35 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta
    Om Aim Hrim Srim Sarvabharana Bhusitayai Namah
    Thank You Sri Swamiji for telling us that we can find You in our Inner Self. It is so great to know that You are there, so near to us, that there is nothing nearer and dearer to us.
    Pranams to the Divine Lotus Feet of SadGuruDeva.
    Sri Guru Datta
    Om Namo Hanumate Namah
    Om Ekadanta Ganapataye Namah
    (one toothed)

    • svetha on April 2, 2013 at 3:42 pm

    My beloved SADGURU, thank YOU for this clear and wonderful message. I will remember it in those moments when I hesitate and don’t dare to do something.
    Koti Pranams to YOUR Lotosfeet

    • lilashah on April 2, 2013 at 7:36 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta. I love you Mother. Sri Guru Datta.

    • Venkat on April 2, 2013 at 10:02 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta Appaji – how well portrayed the tattva that is depicted in Appaji’s bhajan.
    ‘devee viradrupavainatti neeku’ – great bhajan and that ultimately talks about the self being one with Amma – Thanks a lot Appaji.

    • Sahadeva on April 2, 2013 at 11:30 pm

    Jay Guru Datta

    It is an interesting message. For me I am curious from the point of the sentences what I will see, hear, etc. Swami Ji shows the way. Through him I get the feeling in which direction it will go.

    • padmamadala on April 3, 2013 at 12:14 am

    జయ గురుదత్త! శ్రీ గురుదత్త! ఓం నమో హనుమతే నమః!
    ఓం ఐం హ్రీం శ్రీం సర్వాభరణ భూషితాయై నమః!
    అఖండం పరమార్థం స-దైక్యం చ త్వం తదో శ్శుభమ్ I
    అసినా దర్శితం యేన తస్మై శ్రీగురవే నమః II
    ఓం ఏకదంత గణపతయే నమః!
    ఓం శ్రీ సద్గురుభ్యో నమః!

    • Phani Prasanthi on April 3, 2013 at 12:27 am

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

    • Neelam Bhambri Nayyar, USA on April 3, 2013 at 12:39 am

    Jai Guru Datta, beautiful message. Pranam Sadguru

    Thank you amma for giving such a sweet simple and eye opening created the
    whole universe and can easily beautify and personify our inner self.. if we surrender to your lotus feet..

    • on April 3, 2013 at 1:16 am

    Puttuji, you have given a nice explanation for today’s MMS. According to me inner self means, it is in otherwords self realization That is develop your self to identify any object in which the content will be the same and but it will be having various forms. When we see the photography , we can realize this fact. In Mother’s creation in the nature the water, plants , flowers and fruits are having different forms, quality, smell , and taste. Here one thing we should understand that even though , they are having different characters , the object remains the same. This concept when we take individualy it is self realization and in otherwords our inner self. Similarly when we think about universally about this, it is the same concept. Further we as humanbeing in our body, there are different organs and cells. At the same time in the creation of God it is same for everybody universally . Similarly in the case of spiritual path according to me, ourAppaji’s method of teachings are the same only even though the devotees are from different country, speaking different language etc. In otherwords it is an universal practice . Thank You Appaji to have such a nice MMS. JGD.

    • on April 3, 2013 at 2:57 am

    Jaya Guru Datta Appaji_/\_!!

    Sadgurudeva , San Jose, CA, USA, July 13,2003:

    “Guru is like Atman. He is in you. He is in your inner self.”

    Shatashloki Ramayana :
    Sathgurudeva has chanted and gifted us the Shatashloki Ramayana (108 most important verses) of the Ramayanam, so that we can meditate daily and think deeply on the meaning of the story. In the process of meditation, one comes across various questions regarding what one sees, hears, intuits, or discovers within one’s self, and these have a direct relationship to various parts of the story of the Ramayana, and for one who has developed their intuition through the practice of samyama (a manner of meditation), these relationships become crystal clear, and act as aids in one’s personal sadhana ..(Courtesy : Jai Jai Kapisa)

    Agam Appaji !! Jagam Appaji !! Sarvam Appaji !!
    Agam Jagam Sarvam Dattaswaroopa Sathgurudeva !!
    We surrender at your Holy Feet,Sadgurudeva !!.
    Om Aim Hrim Srim Sarvabharana Bhusitayai Namah !!
    Om Ekadanta Ganapataye Namah !!
    Sri Guru Datta !! Om Namo Hanumathe Namah !!

  4. JGD & SGD, HH Sri Appaji vari pada padmamulaku Sashtanga Pranamamu. Satguru is the only one who can make disciple realize that what is “in” only is “out” also or that the same thing is inside and out side too. All elements and components of the Universe are there in human body. Life is an expression of God and Life is synonymous to God.

    • G.Lalitha on April 3, 2013 at 5:31 am

    JGD Appaji – Koti Koti Pranams to the Lotus Feet of Sadguru Deva – SGD

    • on April 3, 2013 at 5:34 am

    Please bless me to have that true sense of realization…..JGD

  5. JAYA GURU DATTA! Shatha koti pranams to lotus feet of param pujya Sri Sri Sri Ganapathi Sachidananda Swamiji thanks for giving knowledge, regarding devotion to all our devotees.
    Sri Guru Datta! Om Namo Hanumate Namaha!

    • Bhargavi on April 3, 2013 at 7:03 am

    Om Aim Hrim Srim Sarvabharana bhusitayai namaha. Thank you for letting us know the eternal truth Sadgurdeva. Bless us in experiencing it. Om Ekadanta Ganapataye Namah. Sarvam Sadgurum. JGD. SGD.

    • madhu talwar on April 3, 2013 at 11:32 am

    jgd thank You Datta Guru for teaching and revising the concept of Samadarshana. i believe and obey Your true and holy words. The examples of cows milk, or different types of flowers, or the different forms of water like ice or plain water explain this, i try to practice but fail some times, i feel the cause behind my failure is my small i, i need Your help always pranaams onhn sgd

    • on April 3, 2013 at 4:05 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta! It is truly a mystery why I don’t realize this truth. It seems so easy and yet is difficult. Pure maya which is really strong. Thank you Appaji for waking us up again and again. Sri Guru Datta

    • Archana Penukonda on April 4, 2013 at 2:36 am

    Jaya Guru Datta! This is a life-changing truth. We are not just one big family, children of God, but one universal consciousness, manifested in different body suits. Perhaps it is due to this principle that great saints can tune into the universal self to read minds, see what’s happening in far away places and feel unending love for all beings. However, I also have a new appreciation for the power of illusion. It gives us reasons to love the people that gave birth to this body and love the friends are family this body identifies with, but not the billions of other beings that walk this planet. In reality, we are all the same, yet, we see more differences than similarities. Hats off to the power of illusion! Reality is right in front of our eyes and everywhere in and around us, but illusion and ego blind us to it. Pranams to our Sathguru, who we are so blessed to have! I hope I can make myself a devotee worthy of receiving more lessons like this throughout the journey of this soul.

    • dr.kodanda ram reddy on April 4, 2013 at 3:30 am

    jayagurudatta puttuji, sashtangapranams at lotus feet of poojya swamiji, poojya swamiji is reminding us athma tattva paramathma tattva are same, it is deep subject, by divine blessings of poojya swamiji, we will try to follow it, om namo hanumathenamhaa

    • Vanaja on April 4, 2013 at 2:48 pm

    Tat tvam asi

    • on April 6, 2013 at 8:58 am

    …like the entire universe is in an atom….and the atom is in the universe. Thank you Appaji, for letting us know that everything (that needs to be explored, conquered) is in ourselves, and that we need not look elsewhere. Pranams to Lotus Feet. Sri Guru Datta.

    • Pavani Kamalapuram on April 9, 2013 at 3:39 am

    JGD Appaji
    Clay exists. Different types of clay utensils exist. But the basic material in all is clay.
    Sugar exists. Various sweets exist. Basic ingredient in all is sugar.
    Similarly Creator exists. Creation exists. Creator exists in all creation.
    How wonderful it is that Appaji is there is us and everywhere around us. Let us revel in that Blissful feeling.. and practice to see and realize Him everywhere.

    • Joseph on May 27, 2013 at 9:29 am

    Beautiful audiovisuals, may lord bless us all to experience the oneness of inner self and universal self.

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