Monday, 5 February 2018

FIRST MEETING OF GAURA DEVI WITH BABAJI ~ Gaura Devi

Gaura Devi with Babaji at Haidakhan
FIRST MEETING OF GAURA DEVI WITH BABAJI 

BABAJI MEDITATING
When I first met Babaji in 1972 He did not speak very often. He did not say much to me - only asked me from what country I came from. But that night, He came to me in my dream and said that He was my guru. He was walking in a dark forest in the dream with some disciples following Him and a light came out of Him.
The next day, He invited me and a few of my friends to Haidakhan and I did not go back to my country for the next five years because I began to follow Babaji everywhere. I realized that He was my teacher. Whenever I looked at Him this light that I saw in my dream would come out of His body. Every time I had a thought He could read them, and He was answering my every thought and feeling.
 
THE SMALL TEMPLE AT HAIDAKHAN
The Ashram in Haidakhan was not here at all in those times. There was only the temple and we would sleep out in the open. Babaji would sleep in a small dhuni where now the kirtan hall is built.
 
After five years, I had to go back to my country because I had no passport or visa anymore and the police caught up with me. This was because when I saw that they were not going to renew my visa, I burned my passport. So I had to go back to Italy to get a new passport and visa. When I came back I stayed for the next eight years in India.

After Baba left His body, I began to go back to Italy every summer. But even now I love to stay in Haidakhan. It is the place in the whole world that I like to stay. It is my home and it is a Divine place. I feel Babaji’s energy always everywhere I go but I feel it most strongly here. In Haidakhan I never forget about Him even for a second.

~ Valeria Bonazzola (Gaura Devi)
extract from her book "FIRE OF TRANSFORMATION"

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Karma (The law of cause and effect)


Karma (The law of cause and effect)

Karma is an inevitable law of cause and effect, by which all living beings reap the fruits of their actions and thoughts.

Jesus stated the law of karma in the words "As ye sow, so shall ye reap."

The law of karma is above all things. Karma starts when movement starts in the mind.

To stop karma we must bring the mind to that state of silence and voidness beyond which God can be known.

Only a yogi knows how to do this. Otherwise, as long as a man breathes, he is creating karma. No one can remain without action, even for a minute.

Therefore, learn how to dedicate your every action to the Lord.

- BABAJI


Sunday, 24 December 2017

How to reach God. ~ Gaura Devi


How to reach God

Gaura Devi
December 2 1978

Yesterday someone in the kirtan hall asked Babaji how to reach God, and He said, "It is only possible to reach God through Shunya, a state of 'absolute emptiness of the mind' and only the Yogi knows how to achieve it through meditation. God is beyond name and form."
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~ From Book by Gaura Devi, close Babaji disciple who attended to Him called Fire of Transformation: My Life With Babaji.

First Christmas in Haidakhan (Babaji's Ashram)


First Christmas in Haidakhan (Babaji's Ashram)

By Elizabeth from Berlin
From Haidakhandi International Journal - Spring 2017
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My husband, Ramananda was 75 years old at the time this occurred. He had been a student of Theosophy since he was 20. Because we knew almost nothing about Mahavatar Babaji at that time, my husband felt a resistance bowing in front of Him.

The next morning he said that Babaji had spoken to him in a Dream during the night, while Babaji's face came closer and closer.

He spoke: “I see, you have problems bowing in front of me. Just realize, that I am nobody and nothing. When you are bowing in front of me, you are in fact bowing in front of your own Higher Self!“ So there were no more problems bowing to Babaji after that.

Many of you know that Christmas was celebrated for the First time in Haidakhan in December, 1981. On Christmas Day, Babaji celebrated a Yagna (Fire ceremony) on Gufa-side. My husband told me later, what he had experienced during this ceremony:

The Sun was Shining brightly and people around the Fire were shouting “Swaha“ after every mantra, when Ramananda suddenly saw an extraordinary White Light around Babaji’s solar plexus. He felt almost blinded, but at the time realized there was Another Light coming from above.

This Light seemed to be 'even brighter' then the Sun. When he tried
to go deeper into this vision, he identified a figure that he knew as Jesus Christ, situated many meters right above Babaji. The Figure was Shining with an almost 'blinding light' out of His center like Babaji.

The Fire was burning; Babaji led us through the ceremony, acting in His own calm and steady way, when Jesus came down slowly until He paused about three meters above Babaji’s head. They were both like Shining Stars now.

Then, the Sun from above came down to melt into Babaji, until both
the Suns became ONE. At this moment, Jesus had vanished. Ramananda was holding his breath. He was in a state of ecstasy, but Babaji was going on with the Fire ceremony as if nothing at all had happened.

Meanwhile Ramananda heard the following words inside himself:

“Only if the Birth of Avatar Jesus happens 'Inside', will it be the meaningful Birth of Light at this time, which it is meant for all mankind.“

Now, of course, there was a question arising inside Ramananda: ‘what did Babaji intend to teach him with these words and visions?’ He came to the conclusion that Babaji’s Light prepares us for this birth to happen inside us, by purifying our hearts and minds.

To make sure that all this was more than just his own imagination, my husband was longing for Babaji’s confirmation. So during Darshan that evening he looked straight into Babaji's eyes, concentrating on the question:

‘Was that a REAL Vision?’

Babaji looked at him kindly, in a way that seemed to be motherly and fatherly at the same time, and He nodded slowly: giving him the confirmation he was asking for.

At that moment Ramananda saw Glowing Fire Circles in each of Babaji’s eyes that penetrated him deeper and deeper. He felt his 'Heart glowing' while he seemed to be endlessly unloading all that had been keeping him away from a deeper connection and understanding of God.

He felt blessed with the understanding that 'worshiping God outside' was not enough, it was time to Love God inside himself. That was probably the deepest Spiritual experience he ever had. Ramananda was certain that being in Babaji’s unconditional love had changed him profoundly.

Later that Evening he heard Babaji saying:

“Some of you will have a Vision of Christ. Take this as your Christmas gift."
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Photo: Lord Haidiyakhandi Bhole Baba and Jesus Christ 🕉️

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Meditation & Japa nama


Meditation & Japa nama
 
In this dark age (Kali Yuga) the mind of man is weak and restless from the first day of birth. Because of this, no one is able to do the real practice of meditation anymore, but everyone can pray and repeat and chant the name of the Lord, using whichever divine name his religion teaches.

~ Babaji

Thursday, 5 October 2017

One Universal Family


👪 One Universal Family 👪
~ 'The Teachings of Babaji'

"Everyone should forget nationality; we are one here. This is a universal family. Have no idea of separation of identity; discard feelings of separateness. Serve the people with mind, body, wealth, brain"
- Dec. 16, 1981
 
"I do not recognize castes and races. I behold only one humanity. I am working for mankind while here"
- June 21, 1982

"Shri Babaji teaches us about the unity of creation. We are all made from the five elements; we are all of one spirit. In all respects, we are one humanity, one human family. Limitations arise from political beliefs and world leaders who mold thinking to time, place and culture, thereby creating differences and separateness. The birthright of all mankind is to love and follow God. Limitations arise from erroneous human beliefs. Shri Babaji has appeared to illumine the minds and hearts of mankind, so that unity and harmony may be known to all.
- Oct. 30, 1982


Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Never Lose Courage


Never Lose Courage

The world requires fortitude. Become courageous and lead others to courage.
June 29, 1982

I want a world of brave and courageous people.
Aug. 17, 1982

Be brave and always walk on. there will be many mountains to cross, but do not stop until the goal is reached. Be strong and never feel disheartened.
Dec. 26, 1982

Walk on with courage and bravery. Go on working to improve humankind and establish the Path of Truth. I want a creation full of brave and courageous people and you should make the next generation brave and courageous too. I am against non-violence, that makes a human being a coward. Fight for truth! To face life, you must have great courage every day.
Jan 16, 1982

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