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  • avyakt7- New Generation 9:32 AM on October 5, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , , capacity of the soul, , , , , , number 1, , , , rosary of victory, tamopradhan world   

    Misunderstood points in gyan: Numberwise 

    I will start a little series labeled as: Misunderstood points in gyan.
    The purpose is to look at the same Murli point from a distinct perspective. This is necessary to have a deeper understanding of Brahma Kumaris gyan. Otherwise, a limited understanding means misinterpretation for Life and the Universe are greater than a particular perspective of a religion or ideology.

    The typical way “numberwise” is interpreted in Brahma Kumaris is as follows: Every “soul” has a particular capacity, when compared with others, that will give a “soul” a particular ordinal number, a “ranking.”

    In Brahma Kumaris, the most celebrated capacity is labeled as “purity.”
    Therefore, Brahma Baba (founder) is considered number “1” in purity. As a consequence, Brahma Baba will be the first emperor of the “Golden age.” (Narayan I- Krishna.)
    That is the belief.

    In Brahma Kumaris, it is known that because Brahma Baba is the “first pure soul,” he will also be the “first impure.”

    Note that the knowledge of polarity and duality is within that simple affirmation.
    However, the “churning” will stop there, as it is convenient to demonstrate to a follower, the importance of “making effort” to become “number 1,” or rather close to that number.

    As it is said in Brahma Kumaris: “Position 1 and 2 are already taken (Brahma Baba and Mama who will be Krishna and Radhe respectively) but the other numbers are available…”

    That affirmation gave place to infantile games: The top 8 souls. Who is number 3, 4,5,6,7,8?
    “Those souls will not get much “punishment” at the end,” it is said. “Punishment” is important for religions targeting beginners, in their seeking journey.
    Those souls will be Narayan 3 to 8 in the Golden Age.
    All of that is only entertainment for the mind, childish games and a little push for the ego to “become one of them.” It is easier to say “become #1” but this is not a matter of DOING things but on BEING it (embodiment) and that depends on where the individual is positioned, in his range of experiences in the cycle of time.

    Of course, 8 was expanded to 16, 108, 1024, etc. the popular “rosary of victorious souls.”

    In Life, numbers are non-existent. Thus, “Numberwise” cannot be. A “ranking” is a human belief which does not apply to Life. It is merely a “teaching tool” to give a mental carrot to a donkey, who is eager to become SOMEONE.

    Observe that the “purity” of Brahma Kumaris “souls” are in direct proportion to their impurity. Following the belief, there cannot be a more impure soul than a Brahma Kumaris follower. 

    We can also discover that by following the BK belief, Brahma Baba started the impure world, followed by BKs.
    Why is the world “impure”? Because of BKs.
    The “tamopradhan world” is the creation of BKs.
    If this article is understood in its extent, it will be obvious to observe that anything that we believe to BE (pure, compassionate, angelic, etc.) it is certain that we have been or will be the opposite as well (impure, violent, evil, etc.) This is how the feeling of guilt started in our society. We want to pick one side of a coin only, knowing that it has 2.

    In other words, there is the contrast in Life. There is duality; but there is no “numberwise.” That is a BK creation, which is necessary to enhance the sense of being “special;” but that is a necessary enhancing ego trip, to dissolve it.

    For the common good.

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    • Gayathri 9:29 PM on October 6, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      Om shanti brother. Trying for the hundredth time (??) to send my comments to this blog. For your information, your blog has become tamopradhan; it is choosy about the comments, it is not a detached observer, does not treat every comment with equanimity. 🙂

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    • Gayathri 9:42 PM on October 6, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      It seems accusing your blog has worked! 🙂 🙂 In the mean time i have forgotten what i wanted to say. 😦

      Yes, i had those experiences too.. i was unaware of what was happening inside me ( the ‘spiritual’ ego building up) till i met a few people who were a sort of down to earth and who did better than I did while facing certain situations…. a revelation for me.

      Yes, the “I” is quite deceptive.

      Can i share a joke here? 🙂 My brother is a doctor and most of his close friends are doctors from the same hospital and i ‘know’ many of them. One day, while chatting with me, he was describing a friend as an ‘Eye specialist’. Later on, i realised that that particular person was an Engineer by profession.. and i got confused as to why my brother was calling him an ‘Eye specialist’. Then my dear brother explained to me that that Engineer friend has a lot of EGO hence is called an “I”- specialist.

      regards,
      Gayathri ben.

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    • Dinesh C 10:54 AM on October 8, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      Hi Ahnanda, nice series taken bro 🙂

      So here am I with a query related to misunderstanding gyan points… your view point on same will really enhance my exploration 🙂
      In the second lesson when they give the introduction of the father (Shiv Baba), they associate Gautam Bhudda and Mahavira as well in that lesson, claiming that they witnessed Shiv baba in their meditation, especially about Gautam Bhudda. Now my exploration of Bhuddism says that either Bhudda never spoke about God or he spoke just once or twice about God. He never claimed to find God or witness God in his meditation. Can you please share your view point on this thing and comment on Gautam Bhudda’s view on God as well. Thanks for sharing your wisdom to enhance our journey 🙂

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  • avyakt7- New Generation 9:01 AM on January 24, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , , , conqueror of attachment, cycle, , , , equal to god, like the father, number 1   

    “Becoming” is the teaching of the mind 

    The word “becoming” is used many times in the Brahma Kumaris teachings.
    Become an angel, become a deity, become a detached observer, become equal to god, become like the father, become a conqueror of attachment, become number 1, etc.

    There is a method to achieve that “becoming,” as it is believed that it all depends on “you.” Just got to DO it.

    The burden of responsibility is shifted upon your shoulders. There is little time left to “save yourself”, if you “fail” it will be forever…. 🙂 That is the pressure.

    The game is that you will never know if you have reached any of the “becoming” goals.
    This method is purely of the mind but for people living in the mind.

    How is this teaching of “becoming” congruent with an eternal repetitive Drama?
    They do not fit well.
    “Becoming” is on “you” but “you” are predestined. Whatever “effort” you make will give you a “better” status… Again, the thought is that “you” can improve “yourself” which is impossible given the circumstances of the Drama, “you” are not separate from the Drama, “you” are it… 

    Because “you” don’t know how to “become” “better”, a “method” is given to you, it is something that you have to DO.
    DOING it many times will overwrite your sanskaras, right?

    I used to believe that, until I discovered through my own experience that behavior cannot change consciousness.
    My sanskaras could be overwritten, but consciousness is before sanskaras.

    A brainwashed individual acting like a saint, is not a saint. BEING a saint is the process of consciousness through the assimilation of many Life experiences, it is a temporal stage in the Unlimited Drama, never a “destination” or the “ultimate goal.”

    A detached observer is consistent with the existence of the eternal predestined Drama. Even though you are acting, it is for “name’s sake only” as BapDada says; however, we like to say “I did it,” just like the DOING that is necessary to “become” an angel or equal to god… 

    Do you see the issue?
    The Drama is DOING through me and not “I” am doing. Of course, this DOING through me does not happen if my mind is full of ideas, beliefs and so forth; for what comes through me is filtered through the mind, judged and repressed or expressed according to my beliefs of what “should be.”

    This repression is the product of the belief that “I” should be “saved,” that I should “advance in my career in Heaven,” by sacrificing now… without realizing that the Drama does not depend on the “I” at all.

    The “movie” is already made. ENJOY IT. Get into that space of inner emptiness, of innocence, so the child inside could arrive. That is how we “become” children again, not by DOING, but by allowing it to BE… and it will BE at the right time.

    For the common good.

     

     

     
  • avyakt7- New Generation 11:41 AM on June 3, 2016 Permalink | Reply
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    Becoming "number 1" 

    One of the interesting aspects about the BK religion in my experience, was the continuous assurance that “ I am number 1.” “I am important.” “I am a true Brahmin.” “I know the truth,” “I know God.” “I will go to heaven.” “Wah! My fortune!!”

    It is through that shield of “I-ness” how ego develops into self-righteousness. “ I know more than …” “I am more fortunate than…”

    The appeal for the masses is tremendous. “I may not have wealth, fame and health now, but in the future, I will. Not only that, but I know God. He is there protecting ME.”
    The “I,” The “Me,” continually is build up.

    To make that appeal even stronger, “I am in the good side, the Godly side, helping God and having distaste for what is not righteous.”  “Righteous” is a definition based on someone standards. My belief is that it is “God’s standards… for I know the truth.”

    “God has founded the BK religion unlike any other religion.”
    “God is speaking only to us.” “No one else but us, BKs.”
    “In my first birth, I will be a deity. I am an ancestor soul.” “I am someone.”

    That “pure” pride is a way to build up that ego.

    While watching “Kung Fu” the other day I heard this teaching: “A man truly himself will not enrich his own interests and make a virtue of poverty. He goes his way without depending on others, yet is not arrogant that he needs no other. The greatest man is nobody.” – Master Kan, quoting CHUANG TZU Chap. 17 #3.

    If God could say to me “You are nobody.” Wouldn’t I consider that an insult?
    Could my ego dismiss that entity as God?
    Wouldn’t it take maturity, experience, to understand that this “I” is a fiction which needs to be pampered to the point where it is necessary to dissolve it?

    Then I heard another teaching in “Kung Fu.”
    “Do not the ancients say, ‘Rank and reward have no appeal for a man one with himself.'” – Master Kan quoting CHUANG TZU Chapter 17 #3

    Have I gotten to the point where I AM one with myself?
    “I am a soul not a body.” “I am an angel.” “I am a deity.” “ I am a….”

    For the common good.

     
    • madhvisai 4:49 AM on June 6, 2016 Permalink | Reply

      Brother how do I post you a new question?

      In this box??

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      • avyakt7- New Generation 8:45 AM on June 6, 2016 Permalink | Reply

        Correct.

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        • madhvisai 3:08 PM on June 6, 2016 Permalink | Reply

          While I und the importance of routine and discipline in spiritusl life, what I still find hard to accept is the specif times advised to connect to Baba and have your heart to heart with him at 4 am. On one hand I can connect to Babs any time….also he is only a thought away. .so ehy fo I get told that only between 4 and 4.45 would he like to meet his brahmin children. Edp because the energies are clear at that time….pls can you share your understanding on this? Many thanks.

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          • avyakt7- New Generation 3:39 PM on June 6, 2016 Permalink | Reply

            When I was a BK , I used to follow the Amrit Vela system. Now that I am not, I don’t. That is all I have to say about that question. 🙂

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    • non BK 10:21 AM on June 6, 2016 Permalink | Reply

      is there anything like conscious repression?

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    • R.s 10:26 AM on June 6, 2016 Permalink | Reply

      can one consciously repress??:-)

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      • avyakt7- New Generation 3:02 PM on June 6, 2016 Permalink | Reply

        Certainly. Many times we will consciously repress something which is natural in us, by blindly following an ideal or a belief. Once the ideal of the belief is confronted, the repression will go away.

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