04-06-2011-THOUGHT FOR THE DAY as written at Prasanthi Nilayam Today
- Date: Saturday, June 04, 2011THOUGHT FOR THE DAYIf at present, if you are pure in spirit, then you yourself have caused it. If you are afflicted by misfortune, again, it is assuredly the result of acts done by you. Hence, you must realize that your happiness and good fortune lie in your own hands. If you decide, you can gain happiness and good fortune. Unless you yearn, you cannot earn. So, it is clear that the will inherent in you is beyond all stages and conditions, all formations and transformations. The freedom that it represents, is the result of your past acts. It is powerful, infinitely fruitful and supreme.Date: Friday, June 03, 2011THOUGHT FOR THE DAYWhen Bhaktas (devotees) pray to Bhagawan (God) sincerely making all their actions as offering to God, they will certainly receive appropriate grace from the Divine. There are nine types of devotion: Shravanam (listening to the glory of the Lord), Keerthanam (singing), Vishnusmaranam (remembering), Padasevanam (adoration), Vandanam (saluting), Archanam (worshipping), Dasyam (obedient service), Sneham (friendship) and Atmanivedanam (self-surrender). In whichever way you offer worship, God responds in the same way. When you surrender all your actions, you will surely receive His Grace.