Guru Purnima 2020 Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama, Rishikesh, India
svaha - svaha - svaha: a fire burns within, a sacred yajna honoring the light of knowledge, the guru within, above, below, on all sides, the very source of peace happiness and bliss - danda-pranam. a fire burns to the back as dharma, the righteous way of truth, svaha; a fire burns to the front, the fruits of all actions, svaha; a fire burns above, the illuminating guru enlightening, ever-present, svaha; a fire burns within, flame of desire, urge of moksha...the offering made.... In that final svaha, ghee and spiced-herbs, thoughts and prayers, samskaras and ignorance - all is offered to the Guru, svaha. That Guru of liberating wisdom in silence response: your sacrifice of surrender, burning the knots of bondage, letting-go of attachments, now, Come to Me. Delight in discipline, strength in respect, liberation in ishwar-pranidhana, now, Come to Me. Reason cannot see, attachments cannot hold, samskaras will not bind, now, Come to Me. To that Guru that is Vasudeva, the indwelling illumination of the heart-cave, my oblations of self, sacrifice of ego, surrender of ignorance; You alone are the source of my inner strength, my determination, my all. svaha, On this Full-moon of Guru Purnima, aspire, decide, and practice, become the flute through which the winds of Guru's Breath will sing an eternal song of Love. Yours in danda-pranam, to the paduka, the feet of Guru. Om dasanudasa
" Devotion, in humility, wished to conceal itself. It disguised itself in pursuits, actions, movements, and became known as work. Since then, those with dim eye-sight, seeing people work, do not recognize devotion, and thus devotion enjoys its solitude unknown, undisturbed. "
Swami Veda Bharati
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