Sreemad Bhagawad Geeta
As understood by Seekers

Being with myself

YEAR 2022

YEAR 2021

YEAR 2020

Experiences shared by
(1) Sunanda & Saurabh
(2) Uma Maheshwari

Re-Living Life – by Sunanda & Saurabh

How to face challenges in life – by Uma Maheshwari

(1) Re-Living Life

Hari Aum!

Humble Prostrations at the Lotus Feet of Guru Maa!!

Every Year we are very excited to be at SISS for Guru Purnima but this year we were feeling very sad that due to COVID we could not go, but our prayers were answered and Manishji gave us the opportunity to listen to Maaji and get her blessings via web Call.

Listening to Maaji’s voice brought us the calm, serene, peaceful and joyous moment. We felt like we were transported to SISS Brahma Udyan and proceeded to Sree Iswara Darshan temple and reached Sadguru Sharanam for Maaji’s Session along with SISS family members.

Maaji addressed everyone’s fears of current COVID situation and gave it Scriptural perspective to face the challenge by Chanting and explaining verses from Bhaj Govindam:

तद्वज्जीवितमतिशयचपलम् ।
विद्धि व्याध्यभिमानग्रस्तं
लोकं शोकहतं च समस्तम् ॥

reminding us of the falsehood of this false world & its uncertainty.

Then came कोबिद from Sree Hanuman Chalisa where कोबिद refers to the; Learned and Realized souls. One has to be very intelligent to deal with crisis in life and changing situations.

For the understanding of our Swabhaav, Maaji chanted from Sreemad Bhagawad Geeta

धूमेनाव्रियते वह्निर्यथादर्शो मलेन च |
यथोल्बेनावृतो गर्भस्तथा तेनेदमावृतम् ||

As fire is enveloped by smoke, as a mirror by dust, as an embryo by the womb, so this (wisdom) is enveloped by that (desire or anger) The body is conditioned by attachments, by the six obstacles of the mind which can be removed by the Guru Alone. We can enjoy this world with the understanding that it is impermanent.

This was reinforced by Gurudev’s Message: “True Knowledge enables a man to realize that he is the Soul with a Body. Now, in his ignorance, he thinks that he is a Body with a Soul”.

Only our Guru can show us the Right path; Objective as well as Subjective and allow us to take a Holy dip in treasure of the Scriptures; Vedas and our Puranas.

We started re-living our Life in its true sense after we met Maa. It is a feeling of Yagnya which started under the fold of Maa. Initially we did not understand the importance, but slowly and steadily we started understanding what the purpose of Life is. There was a sense of incompleteness, but after Maa came in our life we experienced Completeness. Maa has enlightened us and transformed our life from Material World to Divinity. Covid or No-Covid, we are filled with Gratitude. This is due to Grace of the revered Sree Guru Parampara.

We are so blessed that on the auspicious occasion of Sree Guru Purnima, we got an opportunity to sing and offer Sree Shiv Shadaakshar Stotram on behalf of Satyavrat family. Our heart was overwhelmed during the offering, and Manishji has given his magic touch to the Stotram by adding his voice to it and guiding us throughout the process.

We seek for forgiveness for our mistakes committed knowingly or unknowingly..

करचरण कृतं वाक्कायजं कर्मजं वा ।
श्रवणनयनजं वा मानसं वापराधं ।
विहितमविहितं वा सर्वमेतत्क्षमस्व ।
जय जय करुणाब्धे श्रीमहादेव शम्भो ॥

Humble Pranaams!!!
Sunanda & Saurabh
Dubai (U.A.E)

(2) How to face challenges in life

I bow down at the Lotus Feet of Guru Maa and Sree Guru Parampara on the auspicious occasion of 'Guru Purnima'.  The Satyavrat devotees are blessed and thankful to Manishji who made it possible to listen to Maaji and get Her blessings The release of "Sree  Shiv Shadaaskshar Stotram" was most elevating for all of us.

The three powerful messages by Maa, from our Scriptures will prepare us much better to face challenges in life in this present situation:

1. We should not get attached to this transient relatively real world, so beautifully expressed by Sree Adi Shankarcharyaji in  Moha Mudgara

तद्वज्जीवितमतिशयचपलम् ।
विद्धि व्याध्यभिमानग्रस्तं
लोकं शोकहतं च समस्तम्

2. Hanumanji, the Kovid, Learned One,  guides us  to handle oneself by being devoted and dedicated to the Supreme Reality to face various crises in life. 

जम कुबेर दिगपाल जहां ते।
कबि कोबिद कहि सके कहां ते।।
तुम उपकार सुग्रीवहिं कीन्हा।
राम मिलाय राज पद दीन्हा।।

3. Verse 38 from Ch 3 from Sreemad  Bhagawad Geeta, teaches us to take refuge under Sree Guru Parampara, so that we can break the veil of Maya physically, mentally and intellectually from the darkness of ignorance and have eternal Bliss in our 'Satchidanand Swaroop'. 

धूमेनाव्रियते वह्निर्यथादर्शो मलेन च |
यथोल्बेनावृतो गर्भस्तथा तेनेदमावृतम् ||

Maa also released the USB 'Saadhana Sadhan' which contains meditative chants like Sree Tapovana Shatkam, Saadhana Panchakam, Nirvaan Shatkam, Upadesh Saaram, etc. which are helpful for Spiritual practices.

Gurudev's message was very appropriate, as it clearly tells us to understand that we are a Soul with a body till we meet our True Self.

I pray to  Sree Ved Vyaasji who has blessed us with the nectar of scriptures to bless us all!

व्यासाय विष्णु रूपाय व्यासरूपाय विष्णवे |
नमो वै ब्रह्मनिधये वासिष्ठाय नमो नमः 

My humble Pranaams at the Lotus Feet of Maa.
Uma Maheshwari
Dubai (U.A.E)