Monday, March 24, 2014

Tat Wale Baba - A rare discourse.

It was March 30, 1969, news quickly spread that Maharishi Mahesh Yogi had invited "the wise man of the mountains," Tat Wale Baba, to come visit us that afternoon. In the early afternoon we all anxiously waited for our guest to arrive.
Tat Wale Baba began his discourse in unstrained, forceful Hindi, and Maharishi Mahesh Yogi translated.
"What is the aim of all the beings? It is the attainment of infinite happiness. A life free from suffering, and the attainment of eternal happiness is what we want. Now, we should discriminate and analyze if there is anything in the world which can give us permanent, eternal happiness. From the ant up to the giant of the Creator, all are in the field of change, that is, relative values. Infinite happiness can only come from something which could be immortal, non-changing, eternal. This which is the goal of everything, this infinite, is our own Self. And in order to experience that Self which is the basis of all, we don't have to seek, we don't have to search, we don't have to make efforts. It's there, present everywhere. Wherever you are, in whatever reign of time or place, that Self is there - wherever we are in whatever time. Only, we have to take our awareness to that level and that is it. Having forgotten that level of life, we are seeking for that eternal happiness. That Self is. It is being and it is blissful. Having forgotten that, we now are seeking for it. We have forgotten what we ourselves are and we're trying to find that in the world. As long as we don't enter into that area which is infinite happiness, free from suffering, so long we will not be free from suffering and we will not get into that eternal happiness. There is no happiness of significant nature in the world; the child is gone, and the youth is gone, and the man is old, and even then he is not fulfilled in the world. When he gets established in the Self, then automatically freedom from suffering and attainment of bliss will be there."

H.H.Tat Wale Babaji's Thougths on Human Life:

Tat Wale Baba at age 70
~ To find God and attain Self-realization you must have faith, trust and love.

~ If you want to become something new, you must completely destroy what you were before.

~ With a dirty mind it is difficult to find God.

~ Using trickery and cunningness it is impossible to find Self-realization.

~ Don't desire things that are impossible for you, and what you have don't misuse.

~ Using japa, tapas and spiritual pursuit anyone can change their destiny.

~ If you want to have the same happiness you have now in this life again in your next life, you must do tapas.

~ Someone engaged in selfish activities is human.

~ Someone engaged in selfless activities is like a Demigod.

~ In times of faithlessness, when a person comes to help you he or she is like a God.

~ If you want peace in your life, be content with what you have.

~ If you want to end your suffering, then you must renounce the source of the suffering.

~ A devotional truthful person cannot understand the intelligent person.

~ If you want to control your mind, then develop a friendship with God.

~ If you want to clean your brain, then do service to the guru, God, saints and the elderly.

~ If you are criticizing other people, you are wasting your time and energy, and losing power.

~ It is not a sin to criticize the hypocrites.

~ Beside planet Earth, there are no other planets that have human life.

~ Yoga practice is a universal, spiritual super-science.

~ Your karma is your destiny; your destiny is God.


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