There is no closer kin in the world than one’s own self ~ 27 Jan 2013

Nandana SGS MMS 242

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  1. {OM – I am existence}
    Since He has the moon (soma), sun (surya) & fire (agni) as His eyes (locana), we know He (Shiva) empowers all three of them.
    She is the daughter of the ocean of milk (samudra tanaya), because She (Lakshmi) emerged from it. From that ocean also emerged poison & nectar.
    Such is the nature of the Self. It contains within itself the good & the bad. It sways our thought, our action & therefore our destiny. It is worth understanding & befriending that Self within. Nothing can be more important.
    The ocean lashes at the land. Yet the land & the ocean are comfortable being themselves. The river flows over the mountains. Yet the river & the mountain are comfortable being themselves.
    Thankful Pranams Sathgurudeva!
    We realize that while we flow through the world outside, we must be most friendly with our inner nature, so that we can explore more of that ocean! Anything else now looks like wasteful distraction!
    Jaya Guru Datta. Your Puttuji

    • mukund mohan on January 27, 2013 at 8:46 am

    Millions of Humble prostrations to the lotus feet of Dattavatara Pujya Sri Sadgurudeva !!

    • on January 27, 2013 at 9:12 am

    Jaya Guru Datta! Once Iyengar said that when we do pranayama the air touching our lungs is like the kiss of the divine. Today, Sri Swamiji shares with us this amazing idea of how the river and mountain coexist…just as our hearts and minds coexist with the spiritual presence of our Guru. Our true family….Sri Guru Datta!

    • chandra chengalvala on January 27, 2013 at 9:57 am

    Introspection under guru’s guidance is the way. JGD.

    • sai shyam on January 27, 2013 at 10:30 am

    jai guru datta!

    • Vidhya on January 27, 2013 at 10:31 am

    Jaya Guru Datta, Thankyou for you infinite love and grace, my humble pranams to the holy feet of my beloved Sadguru, Sri Sri Sri Ganapati Sachchidananda Swamiji! Sri Guru Datta

  2. Jai Guru Datta
    Dear Swami AVADHOOTA
    The most beautiful video for me is, APPAJI and the angel falls :-))))) in this Kalijuga we need discipline to find and hold the contact to one’s own self.
    Sri Guru Datta much much love
    Om Namo Hanumate Namaha

    • Vanaja on January 27, 2013 at 1:45 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta,
    after coming back from the Ashrama I always feel that my inner nature is one with my Self and I am completely balanced. After a few weeks of work and family life this connection fades away a bit. By praying I might get some glimpses of it again sometimes.
    May I be friendly with my inner nature an give it space and support!
    Thank you Puttuji for emphasizing this today.
    Sri Guru Datta

    • on January 27, 2013 at 1:45 pm

    According to me, today’s MMS is also more or less connected to MMS 223. That is in 223, Appaji says our ultimate aim in our life is to discover our own nature. Similarly to day He says that for this outer world only the relation etc , where as really we have to develop more friendly with our inner world only. That is going to be permanent in this nature. Puttuji you have given a good explanation about the Sea also here. Even thoughthe sealashesthe land, both are in their comfort position only and when it flow through the mountain , both are in their positions only. Now here like Samudra, the present world are filled with good and bad in all respects . It is up to us to go through the right path, to develop good thoughts and also to select good things. To do like this we have to keep our mind clean as Appaji says in MMS 192. But it is not so easy in this kaiyuga to keep our mind like that unless we go through the spiritual path with the help of our Sadguru . Therefore we have to follow Appaji’s words and teachings in every aspects sothat we can realize our inner self and be more friendly also. Once we attain this other than good anything we see as mere waste only. The photography is very apt for this MSG and Appaji’s music on key board is also gives a soothing effect and lead to a perfect mind also. JGD.

    • on January 27, 2013 at 2:35 pm

    Jaya Guru Datta
    Om Samudra Tanayayai Namah
    Sri Swamiji guides us not only in the outer world, He helps us also to realize our inner Self. He can be found in our heart.
    Pranams to the Divine Lotus Feet of Sri Swamiji.
    Sri Guru Datta
    Om Somasuryagni Locanaya Namah
    Om Namo Hanumate Namah

  3. Jaya Guru Datta. All of the things I have cried over during this lifetime seem so irrelevant now that You have shown me my true self. I love you, I love you, I love you. Sri Guru Datta.


    • karuna on January 27, 2013 at 9:23 pm

    Jai Guru Datta, Appaji…thank You once again for another beautiful video, and teaching…and so it is… that our Sadguru is our closest kin…our atman who lies within is our closest kin… all who dwell on Earth are our closest kin… as they are all of “The Divine,”… as we are…but form is not real…only illusion, and it is only that which has no form …that which is eternal… is our closest kin…Sri Guru Datta…Om Namo Hanumante Namaha…Om Shanti, Shanti Shanti!

    • padmamadala on January 28, 2013 at 12:17 am

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

    • Neelam Bhambri Nayyar, USA on January 28, 2013 at 1:39 am

    Jai Guru Datta, Pranam Sadguru

    • mukund mohan on January 28, 2013 at 2:10 am

    Jai Guru Datta Puttuji _/I\_!!

    God is within each one of us though it may not be possible for us to see God. Our God was looking at the wonderful waterfalls but did not turn ourside today.
    Why ? It seems like Dear Appaji is teaching us to find Him within us.

    Sachidananda Atmanivasa Nityananda Sambho Sambho !!

    Jai Guru Datta Appaji _/I\_!!
    Millions of Humble prostrations to the lotus feet of Dattavatara Pujya Sri Sadgurudeva !!
    “God is within each one of us though it may not be possible for us to see Him.
    The eyelids protect our eyes and yet we cannot see them without the aid of a mirror.
    Similarly God is very much there, but we may not be able to see Him without the help of Sadguru.”
    –SGS — at Jesus Datta Retreat Center.

    We will listen and follow Our Sadgurudeva Who is Our Key, Our closet Kin and Our
    Super Consciousness !!

    Atma dhara Sankara Guru Advaita rupa Sankara Guru !! Sri Guru Datta !!
    Om Namo Hanumathe Namaha !!

    • Gilla Lalitha on January 28, 2013 at 3:54 am

    JGD Appaji – Simple but good message – Anything good or bad you do our innerself will know that – Atleast from now onwards we should be careful in doing/thinking bad to others – SGD

  5. Jaya Guru Datta,My Humble Prostrations at the Lotus Feet of Sathgurudeva,You are our Beacon light,showing us our way step by step through these daily messages ,educating us ,I have surrendered myself to Appaji,You are my ‘Antharatama,Guruve Buddhi Saxhine’.

    • Sarumati on January 28, 2013 at 8:18 am

    The closeness of my “higher relative” I feel by beauty, harmony and mystery – as in this beautiful video ! –
    and by love . . .
    and sometimes by the beautiful swinging together in one tune, like the water and the land .

    To rely on the ocean deep within me, is my greatest joy, and sometimes I try to listen to its sound .

    • Antje fritz on January 28, 2013 at 8:58 am

    There is no more beautiful in the world than a picture of APPAJI in the flowing water
    Thanks to our beloved Sadguru for the message today
    Om namo hanumate namah

    • dr.kodanda ram reddy on January 28, 2013 at 10:16 am

    jayagurudatta puttuji, sashtngapranams at lotus feet of poojya swamiji, poojya swamiji is reminding us
    to keep mind clean think pure, will get positive result, this will be possible with guru,s grace only
    om namo hanumathenamhaa

    • on January 28, 2013 at 11:10 am

    Jaya Guru Datta! When seeing th sea clashing against the shore and nobody been seen there, I thought: when times are rough, there is no one around us. I should learn more detachment from my family and kin. My focus and reliance should be on my inner self (apart from Sadgurudeva who is guiding me). Yes, as has been said before, what an interesting new perpective to look at the co-existence of sea / land, river, waterfall / mountain. They remain unperturbed. May I concentrate as well on my inner self and truly experiience the beauty within me and all creation. Sri Guru Datta!

    • madhu talwar on January 28, 2013 at 12:30 pm

    jgd pranaams Swami ji for being my Mirror and showing me the reflection of my closest kin ‘my self ‘ this was there, this is there and will be there, being extrovert since births it has forgotten it self. You my Lord! are helping me to awake and realize The Truth and uplift my self with the help of My Self onhn sgd

    • Maurice Clarke on January 29, 2013 at 4:06 am

    JGD. Thank You for this reminder. JGD.

    • Ramarao Chengalvala on January 29, 2013 at 7:53 am

    బందువులు, స్నేహితులు అందరికన్నా అత్యంత ప్రియమైన ఆప్తుడు మనకు మనమే అన్న సందేశం చాలా సేపు ఆలోచనలో పడవేసింది. చేసే ప్రతి ఆలోచనా, పనిని మాలోనే వున్న అంతరాత్మ అనే ప్రియ బంధువు గమనిస్తూ తగు హెచ్చరికలు చేస్తూ వుంటాడు.అది విన్నపుడు మనసుకు ఆనందము లేనప్పుడు అశాంతి ….కార్తవీర్యార్జునుడు సురభిని బలవంతంగా తీసుకువచ్చిన తర్వాత చేసిన పని తప్పని అంతరాత్మ చెబుతున్నా వెనకడుగు వేయలేక పరశురాముడి చేతిలో మరణిస్తాడు. అంతరాత్మే ప్రియబంధువన్నసందేశం బాగుంది స్వామిజీ జయగురుదత్త .

    • on January 29, 2013 at 11:35 am

    GURU DEVA,With your Blessings we are Learning it.

  6. JGD & SGD

    • Pavani Kamalapuram on January 29, 2013 at 5:47 pm

    JGD Appaji
    Very pleasing MMS!
    Just like the waves rise high and fall back in the ocean….however big and high our mind / thoughts rise, they fall back in the same self. The self knows our actual state of mind, nothing is hidden from our inner consciousness. It only can give us true happiness. Our true nature is known to it. Lets find out more about the self,our true friend by following Appaji.

    • svetha on February 2, 2013 at 3:27 pm

    My beloved SADGURU, as Puttuji says, while we travel through the outer world, we have to be attentive to our inner world. Only a good relationship with our inner world enables us to flower out our potential.
    I thank YOU, my SADGURU, for giving help by the inner and by the outer travel.

    • Joseph on February 16, 2013 at 7:03 am

    Any deed by us either good or bad, the best assessment can be done only by us because only we are sure of our intensions behind any act. It’s only our self that can observe our mistakes and appreciate our merits. One can forgive themselves, all deeds by us are with our awareness. It’s our self conscious that can make us guilty for our mistakes or build confidence as a result of good deeds. May lord bless us to have good friends, kins… and love ourselves for God blessing us with this precious human life.

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