What God Teaches

 Brahma Kumaris Spiritual University
From: Eternal Drama of Souls, Matter and God
By:
 Raja Yogi B.K. Jagdish Chander; 1983

 

Chapter: CAN LIFE BE CREATED IN A TEST TUBE?
“Besides the body, there is an entity that has consciousness as its essential nature.  This conscient entity uses its “living” body as an assemblage of instruments of perception and action.  It experiences pleasure and pain also through the medium of the “living” body. This is called “soul”.  The body “lives” and dies but the soul lives forever.  Know yourself as a soul and your living body as a wonderful medium for manifestation.”
   - God Shiva


Chapter: THINGS, MADE OF MATTER ARE NOT MADE FOR THEMSELVES
“In this self-luminous minute point – the Soul – lie the impressions of all the incarnate existence of the self and from this point emerge all thoughts and in this occurs the feeling.  The purification of this self is the key to peace.”
   - God Shiva


Chapter: INCIDENTS OF RE-BIRTH PROVE THE EXISTENCE OF THE SOUL
“If one is unable to reap the fruits of one’s actions in this life, one reaps them in the next.  Thus, the law of action remains inviolable.  Therefore, never must you indulge into bad action, for action goes with the soul wherever it goes.”
   - God Shiva


Chapter: OUT-OF-THE BODY EXPERIENCE
“The soul is like a bird and the body is like a nest or a cage.  The body may also be compared to a five-horse carriage or a motor car and the soul to a driver.  The soul can move and act even without the body as a bird can fly out of a nest or a cage, or a man can walk out of his house, or even as a driver can move out of his vehicle.  Remember that the body is like a caravan safari which the soul will leave one day.  Therefore, let there be no attachment with the body.”
   - God Shiva


Chapter: THE REAL STORY OF AN ANIMAL REBORN AS AN ANIMAL
“A human soul re-incarnates in human species, and a soul of the animal kind reincarnates in the animal species.  Souls of one kind differ from the souls of the other kind in respect of their innate abilities and potentialities – their mind and their Sanskaras or predispositions.  Each one reaps the fruits of its past actions in its own kind.  Being of human kind, a man ought, therefore, to have behaviour and qualities far above the animalistic one.
   - God Shiva


Chapter: BODY AND MIND OR CONSCIOUSNESS
“The body is constituted of elements of Matter.  Consciousness or Thought is neither an attribute of these elements nor of any combination of them.  Consciousness is an attribute or manifestation of a non-physical or a spiritual entity called soul.”
   - God Shiva


Chapter: THE THOUGHT AND THE THINKER – both are Metaphysical
“Thought is the basis of all actions and it is the soul which thinks through the mechanism of the brain.  Good thoughts bring one peace and evil thoughts result in mental tension and peacelessness.  One should, therefore, know the self – the Thinker – and should purify the thoughts so as to be in peace and to spread vibrations of peace.”
   - God Shiva


Chapter: IS MAN A BUNDLE OF THOUGHTS OR AN EPIPHENOMENON OF THE BRAIN?
“Thoughts and perceptions successively and consistently make their appearance and they pass, repass and glide away because soul, the conscient entity is constantly there.  The constant appearance of thoughts in a succession or a chain does not show the Mind is a process but that the Mind or soul constantly processes the stimuli or the sensory messages and perceives and reacts to them.  So consider yourself not a process or a bundle of successive thoughts but as one who observes this process and succession and is a subject and object of these.”
   - God Shiva


Chapter: What is Mind and Where do Thoughts come From?
“You are not a body made of matter nor are your thoughts the electrical impulses of your brain.  You are a super-physical entity, called the Soul, whose thoughts and actions have a moral dimension.”
   - God Shiva


Chapter: MAN IS NEITHER A MACHINE NOR A GENE
“Link your mind to Me and have full faith in Me and I will shower divine peace and bliss on you”
   - God Shiva  


Chapter: WHERE IN THE BODY IS SOUL LOCATED?
“You are a shining Point-of-Conscient Light, seated on the throne in the centre of the place between the two eye-brows.”
   - God Shiva


Chapter: MIND OR SOUL IS ESSENTIAL FOR PERFORMANCE OF BRAIN
                FUNCTIONS
“Seated in the brain, it is the soul which receives information and understands it and perceives objects through the senses.  It is the soul which makes judgement and takes action through the appropriate mechanism of the brain and the body.  So, as a soul, you should judge between right and wrong and do only righteous actions.”
   - God Shiva  


Chapter: MEDITATION, ALTERTED STATES OF CONSCIOUSNESS AND STRESS ALSO INDICATE THE EXISTENCE OF THE SOUL
”Meditate lovefully if you aspire for deep bliss and lasting peace and a state of higher consciousness.”
   - God Shiva


Chapter: SLEEP AND DREAM ALSO INDICATE THE EXISTENCE OF THE SOUL.
“Give up the slumber of ignorance and the somnolence of body-consciousness!  Arise and march towards your goal with zest and zeal for it is now Amrit Vela – the Time to wake-up and drink the nectar of Godly knowledge.”
   - God Shiva


Chapter: IS THERE A METAPHYSICAL MIND OR SOUL IN THE BRAIN?
“It is the soul that has the interest, the choice and the conscious will.  It is the soul that evaluates its own thoughts and appreciates and enjoys.  Knowing this, enjoy the bliss, appreciate the virtues, have strong will to root out evil and choose to be a yogi and thus will you be emancipated.”
   - God Shiva  


Chapter: BRAIN MEMORY AND SOUL
“It is the soul which remembers through the mechanism of the brain.  If one’s memory is associated with good and happy events, one gradually becomes of good and happy nature and if, on the other hand, one recollects again and again events that are associated with evil or sorrow, one becomes irritable, short tempered and despondent by nature.  One should, therefore, have only a short memory of such events and should better not hold these in one’s brain.”
   - God Shiva 


Chapter: SOUL AND THE CASES OF LOSS OF MEMORY
“The soul, because of a certain kind of amnesia, one cause of which is Māyā, has forgotten its true identity and also the Soul World from where it has come.  That memory is now being re-awakened.  Now, know thy self and have fresh memories of the self. the Supreme and of the sweet Home.”
   - God Shiva 


Chapter: PERMANENT MEMORY PROVES THE EXISTENCE OF THE SOUL
“It is the soul which has the conscient memory which is also associated with emotions. Every recollection stirs up or brings with it emotions and some experience.  One should, therefore, have constant memory of the Supreme Father and His Divine Acts and of the paradise, for these will give him a state of purity, peace and happiness.”
   - God Shiva  


Chapter: GENETIC SYSTEM AND RE-INCARNATION OF SOUL
“A soul gets a particular body in a particular family, in particular socio-economic, natural environment on the basis of its Karma and sanaskars (tendencies)” It can acquire new traits and alter the old tendencies by its efforts.  If you make these efforts based on Godly education, you can elevate yourself into an angelic state.
   - God Shiva


Chapter: YOU ARE A SOUL WHO CAN EXPERIENCE PEACE AND BLISS
“It is the soul which experiences Peace or Bliss and it is the soul and not the brain which has the emotions of rage or anxiety. The brain and the body are the mere mechanism of exteriorisation or arousal of emotions. You are a soul who can get elevated by sublimation and redirection of your emotions.”
   - God Shiva
  


Chapter: THE FORM OF ETERNAL SOUL, GOD AND THE THREE WORLDS
"The soul is an eternal and infinitesimal point of conscient and non-material light. It has a subtle aura or an oval-shaped effulgence — an orb — round it. It is like the minutest elliptical 'Light ball" which is subtler than Matter is, even at its subatomic level. When seen in a divine vision, it looks as a star appears from the earth. The soul is immortal. Its energy is inexhaustible. Know yourself as an immortal soul."
   - God Shiva


Chapter: SOULS COME FROM THE SOUL WORLD - far beyond the sun and the stars
"Beyond the sun and the stars, there is a Subtle World of Angels. Beyond that is another world where souls abide in the incorporeal, actionless, thoughtless and calm state. That world is the Soul World. All souls have come on earth from that world. That world is the souls' Sweet Home. The earth is a stage where souls play their part, taking body as a costume."
   - God Shiva


Chapter: SOULS CAN MOVE AT SPEED FASTER THAN LIGHT
"Soul can fly to any place in an infinitesimally short time. When a soul leaves its body in one country, it can fly to another country in almost no time. Soul has also the wings of Thought. With the wings of Thoughts and Love you can mentally fly to the Soul World in no time. This flight is called the voyage to God on the spaceship of remembrance. Wish you this happy journey! Bon Voyage!"
   - God Shiva
 


Chapter: EXPERIENCE OF SOUL AS A SEPARATE ENTITY
"The soul is an entity, who has existence separate from the body. But, it has committed the error of identifying itself with the body. If however, a person acquires the rational knowledge of the soul and practices soul-consciousness, he can experience withdrawal from the body and also his separate existence."
   - God Shiva


Chapter: SOUL- CONSCIOUSNESS IS THE KEY TO HAPPINESS
"Man's many diseases are due to his emotional turmoil or his mental disturbance. Emotional upheaval is caused by one of the vices, or evils, called sex-lust, anger, ego, etc. which spoils his relationship with others and create a spurt or surge of disturbance in his mind. So, know that vices are cause of peacelessness and disease. If you stabilize in the self and attain swasthiti, you will have swasthya — health."
   - God Shiva


Chapter: MIND-BODY INTER-ACTION AND THE QUESTION OF HAPPINESS AND HEALTH
"Body-consciousness leads to fear, anger, tension and unsteady state of Mind. It leads to vices and peacelessness. Know that you are a soul. Soul-consciousness and peace will enable the soul to be righteous and to have positive thoughts which will give it peace."
   - God Shiva

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Comment by Kernel John on February 20, 2012 at 11:58am

What God teaches at this time is quite different from what we have understood in the past.  God is a point of eternal energy - like you. 

Comment by James Germiquet on February 20, 2012 at 6:57pm

Actually I was more impressed with this video than any of the others. But is this just the teaser to suck people in before forcing the main course down their throats. See Kernel has shown so much more than this before that was unpalatable for me. Iike simplicity.

The main thing that just kinda irked me again  is  the claim that Vishna? is the TRUE  name of God. Its that same old religous "We worship the "real" God and all you other wannabees will have to accept that in the end."

Like I said kernel. I love the little story and the video, but as soon as you try to connect it to a religion I slip off the hook. Maybe next time you will reel me in.

 

Comment by Kernel John on February 20, 2012 at 8:34pm

Khem, do you think there is more than one world family? 

These are the ones who understand One God, One World, One Family.  Do you not understand this idea.  Those who see themselves as members of this one family represent peace and understanding.  Those who don't understand this spiritual slogan can view it as a Pepsi commercial but in so doing they miss the deeper meaning of the video.

James, as said before, this is not a intended as religion.  This does not mean there are not many who are looking to create another religion.  In India, for example, religious worship is the way of life.  So, when souls come into this knowledge, what do you think they are inclined to do . . . . ?  The important thing is that you remain skeptical of this as a religion but open to the knowledge that is being presented.  The university teaches direct communion with the Supreme Soul.  And that there are 2 paths - Gyan and Bhakti (Knowledge and Worship). 

Is Vishnu the TRUE name of God?  At 2:30 I thought I heard Shiva introduced as the the most ancient name of God. We have been on the path of worship for a very long time.  It is now time to focus or link our mind with the mind of God without going through an object or effigy.

You say, " . . . as soon as you try to connect it to a video you slip off the hook."  James, it is YOU not me that keeps trying to connect this knowledge with religion.  Seriously.  On a number of occasions you have made this same claim that I or the BKs are trying to "hook" you into another religion.  This is knowledge - spiritual knowledge - that you can take or leave.  It is not religion in the sense that it does not incorporate worship, rites, rituals, etc; - although the BKs do celebrate a wide variety of events - such as the birth of Jesus or Shivratri, which is currently underway.

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ONE GOD ONE WORLD FAMILY (Hindi/gujarati)
ALL ARE WELCOME

All religions believe that, when unrighteousness reaches extreme proportion, the Supreme Soul comes down to this earth.

Do you know!!! How and when He Arrives?

We know Him/call Him/recognise Him as.... Ishwar, Bhagwan, Allah and we all say

God is One.

He is the Father of all souls of this world, as well as He is the Ocean of knowledge, Purity, Love, Bliss Happiness, Peace & Powers.

God wants this message to go to all His Children/people/souls/brothers & sisters

Accept this Godly invitation

SUNDAY

26th February 2012 (2:30pm to 3:30pm Exhibition)

3:30pm to 5:30pm (Main Programme)

The Beauchap College Ridgeway, Oadby, LEICESTER, UK, LE2 5TP

Free admission
Comment by Robert DeFord on February 21, 2012 at 8:18am

Kernal the Prince of platitudes..the climber of mountains of altitudes..of platitudes...and to think I "know" him..no beatitudes.

Comment by Kernel John on February 21, 2012 at 10:26am

Hey Robert, I enjoy informing others about some really great work that is going on around the world.  Some people are a little slow on picking up on the real significance of this work but more importantly the message - never mind where it;s coming from. 

Long story short, Adi Sanatan Devi Devata Dharma eventually degenerated into what today is called Hinduism.  Unity and peace that once existed on earth gave way to the many sects and isms what where apparent as pagan worship in Jesus time.  The story of Abraham himself is the story of aBrahmin who told his father to stop making idols and get back to the worship of One God YHWH (or JHWH or or SHIVA - it's all the same).

These are not platitudes my friend. There is deep spiritual significance in all that is being taught - whether you appreciate it or not.  If you think the work of the BKs is a little difficult in the West, you should see what they're up against in India.   However the work of transforming iron into gold is progressing quite well there and around the world.   Be patient, you will see it.  You may not recognize it fully but that's ok.  You are seeing that something very unique is taking place.

Comment by James Germiquet on February 21, 2012 at 10:52am

Kernel, I really appreciate that the BK's present that each individual must have a direct contact with Shiva/JHWH/God through Shivratri/Jesus/The Messiah. But I wonder if we have to have this one world family under the same "religious banner" as I am still perceiving the intent of the BK to be. I wonder if there is a way to truly respect the beliefs or expression or perception of those without even implying that one must accept one brand name. It also just came to mind that this is the same way the conspiracy theorists describe free masonry. New initiates are assured that they can follow their own brand name of God, but once they join this secretive conclave and rise in the heirarchy they are eventually convinced to accept "Lucifer" as their Lord and Master.

Comment by Kernel John on February 21, 2012 at 12:19pm

Yes, this could all be the script to a huge conspiracy inspired by Lucifer - or maybe not. 

James, if you have fears, you must decide to either live with them or overcome them - depending how the spirit of truth and righteousness (love and wisdom) inspires you. 

I am here to provide you and others with a glimpse of the what is going on within a spectrum of light.  If you can receive this frequency great, if not you won't miss much.  However, you seem to be here using critical faculties of inquiry in order to learn more.

When the idea that we are at a point in time/consciousness when souls can, with proper knowledge and practice approach God directly, this idea unsettles the both tradition and the status quo.  If the "new" idea represents an evolution of popular spiritual expression, then what are those representing this "new" paradigm to do - keep it a secret, declare jihad against competing ideas, spread the "new" idea to others - on a global scale?  

The sisters from India are working with the premise of world transformation through self transformation.  As you change - so changes the world.  If I want to bring about world change, I need only change myself - for ultimately that's all I can really change. 

What you are seeing and learning about is how this work is beginning to permeate into broader awareness, certainly in India - but also around the world.  You are already aware that the BKs work in general consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations and in consultative status with UNICEF. It is also affiliated to the UN Department of Public Information.  But the BKs also played a significant role in the rejuvenation of the Parliament of World Religions back in 1993.

On 9th December, 2009, Dadi Janki, invited as a major speaker at the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Melbourne, addressed the closing plenary together with the Dalai Lama and other religious leaders.  She shared the following message with the 4,000 strong gathering:

Om shanti – a greeting of peace to my brothers and sisters.  I the soul, am child of the Supreme Father, the Supreme Soul, the Ocean of Peace.  It is time to consider that the drama of life is coming to a close and it is time to return home.  Each faith and spiritual tradition has sought to bring peace on this Earth, and now it is the time for Divine Himself, the Remover of Sorrow and the Bestower of Peace, to give us this message, that it is now time to return home.  God’s hope for humanity is for each and every soul to experience truth, love and mercy and to be responsible to share that vibration with the rest of the world.  To do this we need the practice of performing elevated actions, of experiencing God’s power.  To take power from God, we need a relationship with the Supreme.  Taking light and might from God is taking our inheritance from the Divine, the inheritance of happiness, bliss, peace and love.  This is not only for oneself but for donating to others.  God is our Mother, Father, Teacher, Friend and Guru.  With such a companion there is no need for any worry.  I keep myself safe from worry and also make sure that others are free from worry and experience peace. Om shanti.

Dadi Janki's presence was felt at the Parliament as the main woman spiritual leader and because of her magnetic spiritual presence.  As she moved around the Parliament, Buddhist monks, Rabbis and priests opened their hearts to her.  In addition to her own presentations and ma

Comment by James Germiquet on February 21, 2012 at 10:35pm

I don't know if I would call them "fears" more like "suspicions

It is like a person kidnaps a cat by saying "here kitty, i have some nice treats for you, let me rub your ears and scratch  your tummy" and everything is so wonderful, next thing you know you are scooped up and put into a cage.

We have other phrases that convey such suspicions such as "If it sounds to good to be true, it probably is."

But I am quite aware and have expressed the concept myself many times. Such suspicions are a product of my own mind, a projection of my thoughts onto the target  my suspicions. I feel so much better if I feel all are being treated as equals and no one is being presented as some kind of go between between us and God.. That is what I dislike about religion.   What I like about the Jesus factor is it providea a direct link between an individual and God taking away this temptation to influence or manipulate people into joining a club where the leaders become the bosses and the followers the slaves.

Jesus said if I be lifted up "I" will draw all men unto me.

We just need to point  to God and tell others "Do what God tells you to". We should NOT be trying to tell other people what God wants THEM to do.

Once we have our direct connection to God we will know what God wants us to do without some other human interjection their opinion.

I think Dadi's message as presented above is an excellent example of giving ones own personal understanding of their relationship with their father God. It echoes my own understanding of what my relationship with God "can and should be".

Now I need to listen to ways in which  I can come to share this experience more fully. But I am looking for "practical" applications in my daily life, and not some pie in the sky spiritual  epithets.

Comment by Kernel John on February 21, 2012 at 11:18pm

Sometimes, fear is simply suspicion that is no longer warranted. 

Over time, we learn to become suspicious.  In itself, this is not bad.  It is when no one bothers to show us how to test and overcome unnecessary suspicions we can become trapped or limited in our view. 

Are you saying that religion itself can become a trap by instilling fear, suspicion and mindless compliance rather than promoting self initiated learning and individual growth?   There is nothing wrong with healthy skepticism on one hand.  But many - no, MOST of us are interested in being shown what to think and believe and even what to experience. Such dependency may not be conducive to societal development.

James, you are asking questions and bringing up points that most do not.  So yes, advancement is preferable to oscillation - is it not?  When one ventures into new territory, there is nothing wrong with being careful or with inviting a friend or two to remain on call.  But you must come up with hypotheses that you would like to test. 

Comment by Robert DeFord on February 22, 2012 at 6:23am

LERT!   Kernal  this is all that you need  to focus on..no more Whopper..bad debilpitating diet.

James nailed it to "The Tree of Life'.

Jesus says "I am the Way..I am the Truth..I am Life".

Jesus says,     " if I be lifted up I  will draw all men unto me".

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