Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Lifetime Teachings 12- SAI MASTER SAYS.....

Jai Sai Master!

All through the life, everyone tries to find the right focus and if one is fortunate, will get that focus in the minute before last breath. Rarely, people get that focus right. Why does this happen? Not because of too many distractions that we all think. But because of our own distractions, or the distractions that we created in some form or other. 

Today, in the name of socialisation, we are ending up with this kind of distraction, which consumes lot of our energy and more importantly...our time. We never think how critical is that distraction. In between, when the stress levels go up (a commonly used word of "Professionals"), we turn our attention to a thing called GOD. Otherwise, we feel like GOD. We have no time to understand, nor time to seek answers from the right person, due to which many of our good old traditions are coming under attack. Generation to generation, the gap is increasing and knowledge transfer is ceasing. 

For all these, there is only one remedy and that is with every individual. SELF. One needs to gain control on the most important organ, which ironically can not be pointed out as HERE...THE MIND. Today, every other person has taken control of our mind, rather than ourself, and is getting filled with information which we can not use, but can impact our health. As we hear more, we feel "frustrated", and as alternative turn our attention to cheap enjoyment, like movies or television. Is it that difficult to gain control on mind? YES. with so many distractions and conditioning in schools, one needs to unlearn all that first and start filling self with good information or gain knowledge. This gives rise to right thinking or acting right. This in turn helps us to find the right people around us and live right, to promote right thinking and developing right perspective about society. As we try moving ahead in life in this direction, with effort on controlling the mind to think right, at some point of time, it might become possible. If any one of the above mentioned does not happen, then we go back to square-one. 

Hence, it is said, living right is very difficult. Spirituality, which talks about living right, is the toughest path to tread on in this world. There are only few, who showed us this path and in those, hardly any, who lived through in samsara. Sri Sai Master, who lived through in samsara, showed that it is not impossible, to those who wish to follow. HE went through different phases of life, but never let the focus go out. HE not only lived, but explained through various means, how to do that. Lord Rama said that he considers himself as a human being only and never as an avataar. Similarly, Sri Sai Master, who can be hailed as manifestation of Lord Datta, taught the right way of living, never feeling the same or never declaring himself as GURU. HE lived a very ordinary life, but showed how to LIVE.

As we approach the day of paying our gratitude to Sri Sai Master, for guiding us and being there, even though we are not sincerely following, it should be our endeavour to know more and more about HIM and try to emulate HIM atleast in one aspect of our lives. (To know more about HIM or to read HIS scriptures, go here...)

May we seek the blessings of Sri Shirdi Sai Baba for giving us strength to follow "Sai ka beta"!

Jai Sai Master!!

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