I will pour out in those days of My Spirit; And they shall prophesy - Acts 2:18
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "jagbir singh"
> So many souls can and will be saved by the truth spoken by the
> Comforter, Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi, by bringing humanity towards
> Jesus and His teachings. They must be brought to remembrance that > before Jesus departed He promised that a Paraclete will one day be
> sent by Him, a divine personality who will glorify Him, and will
> guide mankind into all truth. The main signs and characteristics of
> the Comforter are as follows:
> i) The Comforter must abide with the believers forever (John 14:16).
> This is only possible if the Comforter remains within each and every
> human for the rest of the natural lives and beyond i.e., for all
> ii) The Comforter must testify on the behalf of Jesus (John 15:26).
> This is only possible if the Comforter is human too i.e., meeting,
> speaking, explaining in detail, as well as answering questions, in
> languages humans can understand;
> iii) The Comforter must bring all aspects of Jesus' teachings to
> remembrance (John 14:26). Obviously they must concern unlocking
> the deep secrets of Jesus' parables, of which the Kingdom of God
> within tops the list;
> iv) The Comforter must reprove the world of sin, and of
> righteousness, and of judgment i.e., issue warnings of impending
> judgment to a world full of sin and ungodliness (John 16:8);
> v) The Comforter must at all times guide and speak the truth of
> events that are coming (John 16:13). Obviously the truth, directed
> exclusively to a world of sin and ungodliness, has to be absolutely
> unprecedented, radical and explosive;
> vi) The Comforter must glorify Jesus and declare all that the
> later wants delivered to humanity (John 16:14). This task of
> informing humans on a global scale requires many, many years to
> vii) The Comforter -whom the Father will send in Jesus' name, and
> teach all things and remind humanity of everything Jesus has said-
> will be the Holy Spirit (John 14:26). Thus the personality
> enlightening humanity of Jesus' teachings will be both the Comforter
> and Holy Spirit sent by God Almighty in Jesus' name.
> Shri Mataji is the Comforter, the Helper or Paraclete who has for
> more than three decades glorified Christ and-through Her Divine
> Message of the Last Judgment and Resurrection-guided mankind into > all truth. All who receive their second birth by the Spirit (Self-
> realization) experience today what Jesus' disciples experienced
> two millennia ago on the day of Pentecost. The awesome,
> fundamental difference between both phenomena is that the
> present experience of the Holy Spirit manifesting within humans was
> promised by Lord Jesus ..... and is taking place all over Earth.
> This truth is irrefutable as hundreds of thousands have felt it. The
> tens of thousands of SYs who continue to meditate on the Holy Spirit > within feel it on a daily basis. Yet they do not have the courage
> and conscience to truthfully tell others, pretending it is all
> about the subtle system. But did Jesus send the Comforter just to
> teach about the petty subtle system, a subject that countless
> teachers and gurus are teaching too? Or did Jesus send the
> Comforter to complete His teachings and reprove the world of sin,
> and of righteousness, and of judgment; an exclusive honor and
> prerogative accorded to no one else?
And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God,
I will pour out of My Spirit upon all flesh:
And your sons and your daughters shall prophesy,
And your young men shall see visions,
And your old men shall dream dreams;
And on My servants and on My handmaidens,
I will pour out in those days of My Spirit;
And they shall prophesy.
Date: Fri Feb 24, 2006 3:22 am
Subject: The Christian "Comforter" has Come!
Dear All Christians (and others, too),
I am addressing this specifically to those who come from the traditional spiritual background, which I also come from, which is Christianity. That is not to say that those of other spiritual backgrounds, cannot also benefit from what I wish to explain, but I am specifically giving this information to Christians, to help them to understand some things in regards to the Hindu Cosmology, so that they may also be able to accept Sahaja Yoga (the Second Birth) as given by Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi.
"Sahaja Yoga" basically means "union with the Divine" and is the same meaning as the Second Birth, or Being Born Again of the Spirit. Shri Mataji, was born into a Christian family in the predominant Hindu based spiritual tradition of India, and She has given us the knowledge of how all spiritual traditions are actually One in Essence, once you take away all the dogma and indoctrinations, surrounding them.
To that end, Shri Mataji has given us an amazing amount of knowledge, which really is the Synthesis of All Spiritual Knowledge. It is all spiritual knowledge in an integrated nutshell, figuratively speaking, and is an amazing accomplishment. Therefore, it is a priceless knowledge also, which She has said, will lead to the integration of all spiritual traditions over time. In the external organization of Sahaja Yoga, for example, a person will find out, learn, and experience about the Second Birth of the Spirit, and actually feel the Cool Breeze of the Holy Ghost as on the Day of Pentecost. This cannot be replicated or faked or reproduced. It is an infallible sign that a person has received the Gift of the Holy Spirit in their lives. This is called "Self-Realization" also, in Sahaja Yoga. There are different terms, but they mean the same thing, and that is the receiving their Second Birth of the Spirit.
Some of the knowledge that Shri Mataji has given cannot be found in books, so it behooves a spiritual seeker to find out what it is She has said. Yes, we know that Shri Mataji is a special personality. But, that is for you to find out for yourself, exactly Who She is. She is an Incarnation for a start, anyway.
As already stated, what Shri Mataji has done, is to really simplify everything, so that people of all spiritual backgrounds can really start to integrate all the spiritual knowledge in a basic way because the basic thing to know is that all religions come from a common essence of Truth of the Divine.
In Christianity, we are taught that Jesus is the Only Begotten Son of God, and this is true. He is the Only Begotten Son of His Mother, and Verily the Son of God. However, Jesus had other Incarnations and these are also talked about in the Hindu Cosmology. For example, He is the Incarnation of Shri Ganesha, Who came before the Advent of Jesus, but they are the same Person. Therefore, a Christian can accept Shri Ganesha straight away, if they only knew this fact.
I would like to say that as a Christian, I was on the look out for the promised Comforter, the Holy Spirit, who was to come to Earth and teach us all things, such as what Jesus had taught. When I experienced my self-realization in Sahaja Yoga, and felt the same Cool Breeze that the Disciples felt on the Day of Pentecost, I knew that I had found the Holy Spirit. However, no one COULD have told me, that the Holy Spirit would come from India. But indeed, that is the case! It is indeed, Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi, but each person must prove that for themselves.
I would also like to say that when I got more involved in the understanding of Sahaja Yoga, I found out about this pantheon of Gods and Goddesses, and yet, the Cool Breeze of the Holy Spirit confirmed to me that they are all part and parcel of the One God, just like all human beings all come from the One God.
(I would like to also add here that in Christianity, prayers are not called `mantras', but in Sahaja Yoga, for example, "The Lord's Prayer" is considered to be a mantra. So, if you wish to consider mantras to be prayers, because that is what you are used to, that is fine. As far as the Christian perspective is concerned, mantras really ARE the same as prayers to the Divine.)
So, how did I actually feel when confronted by the information of all the Deities? Well, to be sure, it was a bit confronting at first. But, as mentioned, I had actually felt the Cool Breeze, as experienced by the Disciples of Jesus on the Day of Pentecost, so I could not discount it. So, I just kept an open mind and decided I had nothing to lose by investigation, introspection, contemplation, and most importantly, meditation.
One thing I discovered is that there is a lot of knowledge in the Hindu spiritual tradition especially, (and in other spiritual traditions also)…. that complements and enlarges upon the knowledge of the Christian Scriptures, thereby elucidating these Scriptures.
The experience of the Second Birth of the Spirit also helps to bring light upon the whole spiritual understanding. In fact I have come to the realization that each spiritual tradition seems to have some of the missing pieces to the puzzle of the other spiritual tradition. Shri Mataji states that this is the case, and that we shall now take great pleasure in putting this puzzle together. She also states that when we finally put all the pieces of the puzzle together, globally, that we will then see the whole Picture in all its Truth and Glory. That is when we will have a Universal Spiritual Understanding Worldwide!
Shri Mataji has assured us that with the integration of the Spiritual Essence of all the Spiritual Traditions, no Absolute Truth will be taken away or diminished in any way, but the Absolute Truth will be seen more clearly and be the basis of a New Spiritually Oriented Society in the Golden Age, or Satya Yuga, as it is also known. Part of the reason it is going to be a Golden Age, is because of the integration of the Essence of All Religions which is a major influence whereby the "East" will truly meet the "West" and vice versa. Human beings will not be divided anymore over religion, but will enjoy a Universal Spiritual Understanding of God Almighty.
The Kingdom of God will come on Earth, as Jesus taught us to pray when in the "Lord's Prayer", He said: "Thy Kingdom Come on Earth as it is in Heaven". This "Kingdom of God" can only come when people from all spiritual traditions can unite in Spirit. In the Kingdom of God is integration; not separation. Whatever separates people from each other is NOT of the `Kingdom of God'.
Even a child can teach us that, and that is why Jesus said that we have to `become like children to enter the Kingdom of Heaven'. (Of course, that does not mean we become children or become `child-ish', but we become `child-like'). A child trusts, accepts, has not built conditioned walls around their Spirit; is open to new ideas. So…fixed ideas, walls built up, lack of trust, and all these things have to be given up.
Dogmas made by men will have to be discarded, because they only serve to divide, even persons of the same spiritual traditions from each other. There needs to be a `breath of fresh air', indeed a new global spiritual agreement among all human beings. After all, there is only One God and Absolute Truth, regardless of the spiritual tradition, never changes. However, all that is not Absolute Truth needs to be discarded. The Old Dogmas and Doctrines MADE BY Man need to be thrown out the window, literally! There is no room for them anymore. They are like old worn out ideas that have long passed their `Past Due Date'.
Yes, the Old needs to be discarded in order to be able to accept the New. In that Spirit, I would like to share with Christians (and others) what I have learned in Sahaja Yoga in regards to Reincarnation and also in regards to Incarnations of God.
I am starting on the premise that you understand that we have incarnated numerous times, and that our bodies are just like `outer clothing' that are discarded when we have outworn them, and the Spirit moves ever upward to God. And that after a rest, we do incarnate again, to learn the lessons, we still have not mastered on Earth, until One Day we have become Redeemed by having our Second Birth of the Spirit.
You might say, that Christians do not believe in Reincarnation. Okay, they might not now…. but they used to! Here is the story about how the belief in Reincarnation that Early Christians had, was discouraged by the Church Fathers:
Since, coming to Sahaja Yoga, and since Sahaja Yoga is also based on the understanding of the Hindu Cosmology, and the Hindu Deities, I now wish to reveal to those from a Christian background how it would behoove them to have an enquiring mind in regards to the information that Christians do not have, but that is revealed in the Hindu Cosmology. In fact it is part and parcel of the understanding of God Almighty, who encompasses the "All That Is".
As just stated, the truth is, I have found that the Hindu Cosmology can actually tell a Christian believer, much more about Shri Jesus than is even known or taught about in Christianity. In particular, Shri Mataji has sifted through and `cut to the chase' and corrected the knowledge so it is accurate and up-to-date. She has given important information about all the Incarnations, and how they play a vital role in individual lives. She has made this simple and easy to understand in Sahaja Yoga.
Therefore, i would like to take this opportunity to present to those of the Christian background, particularly, some of the known facts and knowledge about Shri Jesus, as taught by Shri Mataji in Sahaja Yoga. (Btw, "Shri" means `respected teacher', or 'respected one')
In Sahaja Yoga, Shri Mataji has given us 108 Attributes at the very least that give information about Lord Jesus. We know, for example that He is the only Son of His Virgin Mother. We know that in every pore of His Body, galaxies whirl as dust. We know that He was born to teach us of His Father, Sadashiva who is God Almighty. (Some of this is not known in Christianity, such as that in every 'pore of His Body, galaxies whirl as dust'.)
We know He is the Spirit, born of the Spirit, was crucified and resurrected in pure Spirit, and rose after three days.
We know he will return as a King, as Shri Kalki, the rider on the white horse, as prophesied in Revelations.
We know He is the principle of evolution (gradual working out or development), the support of our evolution (also gradual working out and development), and the end of evolution (the end of the gradual working out and development). We know that He is the evolution (gradual working out and development) of a person from the Collective Subconscious to the Collective Consciousness (that is the same as achieving Union with the Divine, which is the same as having one's Second Birth of the Spirit).
We know that He is the Narrow Gate and the Way to the Kingdom of Heaven. He is Lord Karttikeya. He is Shri Mahaganesha.
The above-related spiritual facts are just a start for the Christian to take note of and appreciate. This is also an indication to the Christian, of how in fact, all the Deities in the Hindu Cosmology are closely connected in that they are all part and parcel of the One Almighty God.
So, when you start to appreciate what is known and understood from other spiritual traditions about Shri Jesus, you will start to realize something unique, and this is that all spiritual traditions are different flowers or branches from the One Tree of Life. Even Jesus in His Earthly Sojourn, went to India to learn this Knowledge of an Ancient Civilization. India is known to be the Country that actually represents the Kingdom of God in the Primordial Being of God Himself.
I hope that for now the above information will suffice to give those who are from a Christian background, a 'taste' of the depth of knowledge available in Sahaja Yoga, not to mention the actual experience that the Disciples experienced on the Day of Pentecost, whereby they felt that Cool Breeze of the Holy Spirit.
i pray that Christians may open their Spiritual Eyes and Ears to the Spiritual Reality that is to be discovered in "Sahaja Yoga", the Second Birth that Jesus promised the Comforter would bestow.
The prophecy of Jesus has been fulfilled by Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi. When you feel the Cool Breeze of the Holy Spirit on your fingertips or at the crown of your head in your fontanelle (fountain) area, you will know that it is a Sure Sign that you too, have received the Baptism of the Holy Spirit. You will then know for sure that the Christian "Comforter" has come!
with love and best wishes to all Christians (and others, too)
Ruach, the breath of God experienced daily as cool breeze/wind 1
Ruach, the breath of God experienced daily as cool breeze/wind 2
All-Pervading Power of God felt as cool breeze or vibrations
Divine Wind flowing out of those born of the Spirit within
I will pour out in those days of My Spirit; And they shall prophesy - Acts 2:18
Ruach is the activity of God in connection with the prophetic word or messianic expectation
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