Going into the depth of Remembrance

A reader asked me to give my input (churning) on a recent Murli (2/12/19)
This Sakar Murli deals with remembrance. I gave a similar input before but perhaps it wasn’t well understood, so here it is again:

Essence: Sweet children, the Teacher is bodiless and you therefore have to make effort to have remembrance. By remembering Baba, you will finish your examination and then go home.

Essence for Dharna: 1. Adopt the discus of self-realisation and burn your sins away. Be careful that you don’t perform any sinful acts through your physical organs. Make effort for yourself to become karmateet. 2. Do not desire to have a vision. Neither do you receive liberation by having a vision nor are your sins cut away. There is no benefit in having a vision. The rust can only be removed by remembering the Father and the knowledge.

It mentions that followers need to make effort to remember the Father for he is incorporeal. Also, it says that visions (seeing a soul in a spirit) don’t have much importance. What is important is remembrance of the incorporeal Baba.

If someone picked the path of the Brahma Kumaris, then that person picked a version of what a Yogi should be. I say a “version” for every path claiming to be of Yogis, can only have a flavor of it.
Brahma Kumaris is no exception. For instance a Yogi will practice “pranayama” as a means of maintaining a healthy body. Nevertheless, In Brahma Kumaris physical exercise is not part of their teachings.  In the traditional system of Patanjali, the practice of the “8 limbs” was considered “Raja Yoga.”

Nevertheless, the word “effort” is without a doubt, part of the Yogi tradition. A Yogi needs to make effort to achieve certain goals. In this case, remembrance of Baba.

The word “Smriti,” loosely translated as “remembrance” has a different twist of meaning in Brahma Kumaris. It is believed that “God” should be the one remembered.
The first and obvious obstacle in such BK remembrance is “how to remember an incorporeal entity that most have not had a vision or experience?”
In my times as a BK, I used to “remember” the point of light as portrayed in the pictures by visualizing it. Sometimes the face of Brahma Baba. Obviously the effect of that type of remembrance is to stop the Yogi from performing “sinful actions.” For instance, if a follower wanted to have sex and he remembered the face of Brahma Baba before acting, then that could work as a tool to suppress the desire to have sex. However, this is not yoga. This is a tool not to perform “sinful actions” as believed by Bks.

Similarly, visualizing points of light and attributing them the label “Baba,” “Shiva,” etc. is another tool.
As the Murli points out, “visions” do not have greater importance but remembrance does. Therefore, what is that type of remembrance?

Isn’t “God” an incorporeal soul? Am “I” an incorporeal soul, right? Aren’t souls in principle the same?
What would happen if I remember by feeling the quality of “me” instead (soul) rather than a childish visual?
When I perform actions, I am AWARE that behind the body there is an entity with a predestined role, playing its part. Very soon, the word “I” will have no meaning. Then, “I” will be “equal to the Father” for lack of “I.” This is the meaning of a “detached observer.” Remember that state.  The Avyakt Murlis give an emphasis of a “detached observer,” something that is not found in the Sakar Murlis.

Therefore, Avyakt7-NG is pretty sure that the type of remembrance taught to many Bks as I followed during my days as Bk, is merely a prop, a tool; for with all honesty, I am only “remembering” a picture which is not the Father, Baba, etc.
The picture of Jesus Christ is not him. A picture of “me” is not “me.” However, the quality the observation behind “me” will give me the feeling, the sense of “me.” This is “true” remembrance as taught in the Yogi tradition and by many other masters such as Gurdjieff.
Becoming AWARE of ME is to remember ME alone.
I found this link with a somewhat detailed explanation of what I am trying to convey: https://www.satrakshita.com/self-remembering.htm

Again, let us be aware that such tools as spoken in the Sakar Murli are very basic. It is for beginners 101. It is black or white. It has been modified and changed by many hands.

Observe all sorts of misunderstandings that could arise if I say: “REMEMBER ME ALONE.” (As the Sakar Murli mentions many times.)
It is not about “Baba.” It is truly about ME.
Why say: “God says: remember me alone.” when in fact that is a beginner’s prop, a misunderstood tool for “children.” Besides, who added the words “God says” in the Sakar Murli?
It is only “Remember ME (I) alone” for that to be “true remembrance” …or your money back. Guaranteed.

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