Ahymsin Newsletter: Yoga is Samadhi

Guru Purnima Message

by Swami Rama

July 5, 1990

I pray to the Divinity within you.

This day of Guru Purnima is a great day which is considered to be a spiritual day to celebrate the reverence to the noble heritage of the spiritual knowledge.  This day makes the aspirant aware that the light of knowledge is eternally flowing, and overflowing internally and externally both.  This day reminds us not to be caught by snares of the charms and temptations of the world, but to discharge one's own duties selflessly, lovingly and skillfully.  And do not forget that the aim and purpose of life is to attain enlightenment.  It is a great day for the spiritual seekers, and it is enjoyed traditionally by all aspirants who follow the tradition of spirituality.

That which dispels the darkness of ignorance is called guru.  Deva means bright beings.  The bright beings that emanate knowledge and love with mind, action and speech with spontaneity is a light divine. 

This day we all celebrate in honor of our spiritual teacher with great joy.  May the Lord of Heavens bless us on this day so that we remain aware of our spiritual goal till the last breath of our life.  This day reminds us that we have to attain our goal here and now.

God bless you all.

Peace, Peace, Peace



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