The Four Essential Requirements Of The Evolutionary Discipline!!!

The four essential requirements of the evolutionary discipline
by
which a man can achieve spiritual perfection or transcendence
(of which human life is the means)
are
indicated by the terms:
“matkarmah,” “matparmah,” “sangvarjitah,”
and
“nirvairah sarvbhooteshu.”

Sri Krishn has preached in Bhagwad Geeta:

“My four-armed form which you have seen is beyond knowing
by either study of the Ved
or
by penance or by charity,
and
not even by munificence or performance of yagya.”

The one way by which he may be perceived is disclosed
in the following verse:

bhaktyā tvananyayā śakya ahamevamvidho’rjuna
jñātum drastum ca tatvena pravestum ca parantapa

“O Arjun, a man of great penance,
a worshipper can know this form of mine directly,
acquire its essence,
and
even become one with it
by
a total and unswerving dedication.”

The one way to attain to Supreme Spirit is perfect intentness,
the state in which a worshipper remembers
nothing besides the adored goal.
Even knowledge is finally transformed into total devotion.

Sri Krishn said that no one besides Arjun had seen him before
and no one would ever see him in the future.
But he now reveals that by such single minded devotion
worshippers can not only see him,
but also realize him directly
and become one with him.
So Arjun is the name of such a wholly dedicated worshipper:
the name of a state of mind and heart rather than of a person.
All-absorbing love itself is Arjun.

He says:

matkarmakrnmatparamo madbhaktah sangavarjitah
nirvairah sarvabhūtesu yah sa māmeti pāndava

“This man, O Arjun, who acts only for my sake (matkarmah),
rests on and is dedicated to me alone (matparmah),
in complete detachment (sangvarjitah)
and
freedom from malice towards all beings
(nirvairah sarvbhooteshu),
knows and attains to me.’’

“Matkarmah” means performance of the ordained act-the act of yagya.

“Matparmah” is the necessity of the worshipper’s
taking refuge in Sri Krishn
and
of complete devotion to him.

The required action is impossible to accomplish
without total disinterestedness in worldly objects
and
the fruits of action
(sangvarjitah).

The last but not the least requirement
is
“nirvrairah sarvbhooteshu”:
absence of malice or ill-will towards all beings.

Only a worshipper fulfilling these four conditions can attain to Sri Krishn.
Metaphysical vision is that if the four ways
urged by the last verse are observed,
the resulting state is one in which external war and physical bloodshed
are
simply out of the question.

When we have sacrificed ourselves through yagya,
remember only God and no one else,
are
completely detached from both nature and the rewards of our action,
and
when there is no malignity in us towards any being,
with whom and for what shall we fight?
The four observances lead a worshipper to the stage
at which
he stands entirely alone.

Hence for understanding of true seekers
struggling for self accomplishment and eternal peace,
it looks that the war waged by Arjun in the Geeta
is
against fearful enemies
such as
attachment and repulsion,
infatuation and malice,
and
desire and anger,
that rise up in the way of the worshipper
when he engages in the task of single-minded contemplation
after having achieved an attitude of detachment
to worldly objects
as well as
rewards.

~Revered Gurudev Swami Adgadanand Jee Paramhans~

Om 57.

Humble Wishes!!!


About Mrityunjayanand

Still like a newly borne baby, crying in lap of most revered Gurudev with closed eyes. I know nothing more than this "About Me". This given name "Mrityunjayanand" is HIS blessing. Each word being shared here is HIS grace, blessings, teachings where I stand simply as HIS mouthpiece and nothing is here on or of my own. My efforts to spread HIS divine and intuitive teachings are HIS instructions and my humble services in lotus feet of most revered Gurudev. Humble Wishes!!!
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One Response to The Four Essential Requirements Of The Evolutionary Discipline!!!

  1. Prof T K G Namboodhiri says:

    Dear Mrityunjayanandji,
    I just saw this blog of yours today. It is really great. Congratulations for sharing such uplifting thoughts to the public. Teaching of Bhagavad Gita, is probably the noblest thing a learned person can do. My namovakam to you for your good deed.
    Yours, humbly,
    TKG Namboodhiri

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