The Scar of Richness: Part 1

Written by: Mina Obradovic

It is true!

So many times I have heard people and Masters, including Mohanji, saying that if one falls in frequency by talking bad about somebody, especially Masters, it will take them so many lifetimes to again come to the stage of being in the presence of Masters (like we are in Mohanji’s presence now).

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It is said that the journey from total blindness to a point of even knowing about a Master takes numerous lifetimes, let alone being in his physical presence. As a normal human being, with a prejudiced mind, I could not understand this truth until I experienced the scars of it on my own skin. Today, because of this scar, I can call myself RICH, because this scar reminds me of the gratitude I must have towards God for holding my hand even when I chose to fall and for helping me climb the stairs of fire to reach Mohanji in this life, after great struggle in the past. RICH is whatever holds the key of gratitude towards the Almighty, because without Himself nothing would have had any meaning, just like my life before meeting Mohanji didn’t have. This scar also reminds me of the power every word we utter has and it taught me to think carefully before speaking. This SCAR is RICHNESS, and in order to avoid suffering on your spiritual path, please learn from my mistakes and let your reminder be my scar, and not your own.

After one of the major tests of my life (given by the negative side) which happened recently (I will not go into details now – maybe in another blog), I had to literally take several days to mentally recover and be able to see light again. During those couple of days I was continuously in an anxious and partially depressive state. Luckily, I received help from a doctor and a few other friends who took extra care of me during my recovery, as I was unable to do so on my own.

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The negative beings, apart from whispering lies in my ears that the people who were actually helping me get through my condition are in fact evil and they want nothing but to use me and hurt me, they were also trying hard to separate me from my own self and everything good that I can think and do for myself and society, with the aim of finally detaching me from the white path and its Masters.

Although many realizations arose within me throughout this experience, today I will emphasize only one, in my opinion the most important one – the TRUTH behind the wise words “Speaking bad about a Master, criticizing, abusing and blaming Him will make you take thousands of lifetimes to even know about Him, let alone be close to one such. It will push you that many lifetimes backwards and seeing light will only rest in your dreams until you achieve that eligibility again. The path towards that eligibility may not be easy – you may have to walk on fire and thorns, spill blood and sweat, suffer and die many times, but once you achieve it, it will feel like it is nothing. It will feel very easily achievable and losing it will feel like drinking a cup of coffee.”

Sitting on my bed 3 days after one of the major tests of my life that I previously mentioned, I was spontaneously pushed into a trance state where I saw one of my past lives from thousands of years ago.

I was a young boy, rapidly and effortlessly progressing in my spiritual journey. I saw myself sitting in a lotus posture in front of a very old person (I assumed and felt that he was my guru from that time).

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I merged with the young boy’s consciousness and could clearly hear his thoughts, “I didn’t have to work too much to achieve all this spiritual wealth that I have now. It is not true that it is hard to achieve all this! See how I achieved everything and I am still so young. Imagine how much I will achieve later!” I could hear his silent thought of wondering how it is all true. The old person who was sitting in front of him (me), my Guruji, replied to my thoughts out loud in a language that I could not understand. Being aware of a trance state and that I am still sitting on my bed of my current life, I could feel vibrations of Guruji’s words travelling through my mind and spontaneously being translated into English. He said, “What you have now is what you and your ancestors have earned in the past. Only because you easily have it today it doesn’t mean that it is easily achievable. Let no ego enter your system. Always remember the blood and sweat spilled for the spiritual awareness that you possess today. Beware.”
I said, “Oh, Guruji! You are so powerful, you could hear my thoughts! Sorry, Guruji, for thinking this way, I didn’t know. Please take my ego away. But Guruji, remembering blood and sweat, isn’t that negative?”
Guruji replied, “If spilled for God’s grace, glory and His children, remembering blood and sweat is greater than the greatest sadhana. It awakens all the core principles of our Tradition, all at once – gratitude, humility and inspiration to do more for God and all His numerous children.”

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I felt so nice sitting in Guruji’s presence. His words seemed real, but I didn’t understand His point and that is being aware that all what is flourishing today has a root of great effort in the past. If today we are smelling a flower, it means that yesterday we worked hard in the fields and waited patiently to bring that flower to life.

Guruji was very silent and very thin. He was looking peaceful. I saw many Saints and Masters protecting me and supporting me from different dimensions of the whole Universe, only because I am with Guruji. All Saints, Masters, Siddhas, Avadhootas and Gods were protecting me, EQUALLY as They were protecting my Guruji, despite of the fact that I cannot even be compared to Him, considering His spiritual stature. He was an Avadhoota, God and a Master of all Masters that I could not understand at that time. Still, I was given the equal power and protection by the graceful hands of Guru Mandala.

Frozen in this trance state, not being able to move, act or say anything, I was still sitting in the same position on the bed. Only my silent breath was audible. The vision of me and Guruji along with all celestial beings around us suddenly vanished, and I could feel Mohanji’s hand on my forehead, expanding my third eye more.

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I felt He is helping me to see and experience more from that life. I wondered which role that life plays in my current one. There must be a reason for Mohanji showing it to me. Thousands of years must have passed, why is it important to remember it now? I received no answer. Only silence and blank mind were predominant for a few seconds.

Suddenly I was pushed a couple of years ahead in that life. Now, I was completely alone. No Guruji, no celestial beings around me, no protection and no grace that I was previously able to see in a form of white light. All I could see is dark, dark and dark, in many forms and shapes, as numerous low-frequent beings who were happily sucking whatever energy I had left within me. I wondered, “Where did all that brightness disappear?” I was looking drained and my skin was dry. I looked weaker than before. My eyes were half-shut as I was sitting in a lotus position, trying to enter one of the states of samadhi that I used to enter so easily before, when Guruji was there to hold my hand. I was struggling, but nothing was happening. I realized that I no longer possess all the spiritual wealth that I thought I will never lose. What happened in between? What did I do? This vision vanished as well. I was pushed again years and years ahead of that life, to the moment where I left my body.

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My following lifetimes were flashing before my eyes – hard struggle from body to body, birth – struggle – suffering – death, repeating cycles, ups and downs, with one constant desire and craving – to see and feel light again, at least for one single second. Flashes stopped and I saw myself as a young lady in Japan, again sitting and meditating in a lotus posture. I was covered in dark violet cloth and was wearing orange pants. Barefoot, my feet were facing the sky. I felt myself focusing on my inner space, again with the same desire and craving, and suddenly I could feel a glimpse of bliss that sparkled within! This inner glow expanded my heart and I could suddenly feel so much love and peace lighting from the inside!

My guruji from the life when I was a young boy appeared in front of me in white light.

An angel in our midst. In Limpopo.

He lovingly said, “My child, I told you many times, if you do certain things, you will take numerous lifetimes to experience only a glimpse of me again. Now do you feel it? Do not repeat the same mistake again. Remember the struggle this has taken. Love all. Never judge, never criticize.”
Suddenly a huge realization arose within this devoted young lady, another seeker of truth – “This small glimpse of light that I BARELY experienced now is the light that I used to feel CONTINUOUSLY in that life when Guruji was with me!

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I am filled with gratitude to God for giving me this much, only a glimpse of bliss, but where was my gratitude when I had it all? I was one step away from the highest. Only because of inability to see the effort done in the past, I have easily fallen into the hands of the negative!”


Still sitting on the bed of my room, suddenly I was filled with fear of losing the proximity to Mohanji’s grace in this life. “How was I given this much? Now it feels so easy to lose it all.” The trance state started dissolving, and I could still feel myself trembling of that thought. Separation from the white – is it really something that occurs somewhere far away from me, or is it something I should pay more attention to? In a search of an answer, my experience led me to the second one. After a few moments, the fear dissolved as well, and all that remained was the humble gratitude.


The main moment from today was that of those numerous lives flashing before my eyes, because, I could not only see, but I could literally FEEL the pain, suffering and the struggle that I had to go through to earn what I have today. “Nothing falls from the sky, especially not the spiritual wealth.” is the lesson of my day today, as well as one of my whole life.

I will write a separate blog on what happened to myself as a young boy who fell down to level zero of his spiritual path.

TO BE CONTINUED

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May we always be blessed with gratitude!

||JAI BRAHMARISHI MOHANJI||

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The Consciousness Connect

By Neelu (Mohana Bhakti Priya), India.

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Connection to Mohanji’s consciousness is truly Being One with the divine. All Duality ends there. Every sincere seeker’s story, who have been connected to Mohanji in His consciousness, shows this every time. Such is the story as Neelu narrates through her sincere testimonial below.

When we are connected to Mohanji, physically or metaphysically, or even when he is around physically or non-physically, things just happen – big problems become laughable jokes. Life is as it flows. We are all one. – Devi Mohan

Neelu has shared her experiences that validate this into two very different situations. Read on and enjoy the beautiful shower of blessings on Neelu and her cousin Sameer!

Gurudev’s Grace takes him out of ICU

My cousin Sameer, was hospitalized in Hyderabad, last Saturday with high fever. (This young 25-year-old, lost his parents and little brother in a tragic road accident while returning from Shirdi ten years ago.) Doctors first diagnosed his condition as Dengue, owing to the rapid fall in his platelets. But later, the tests appeared positive for malaria and Jaundice too. His body temperature did not return to normal even after medication for 3 days. As soon as I came to know of this, I sent a message to Mohanji seeking his help. He immediately replied in spite of his busy schedule and advised us on some course of action for removal of his Karma. Throughout, Mohanji was with him (in astral form) helping Sameer recover. When I prayed to Mohanji before I went to bed and connected with his Consciousness, I asked him if Sameer would be ok. I received his reply that he was there beside Sameer. Last night, the situation had been very grim. But in one night, Mohanji changed the whole scenario.

Today, his body temperature has normalised, and further tests show that there are no traces of malaria, dengue, or jaundice. He has been shifted from the ICU to a regular room in the hospital and he will be discharged in just two days after observation.  What could have been a week’s ordeal was set right by Mohanji in just one night!

Such love and grace is possible only from Him. Thank you so much for everything, my Gurudev!

Neelu shares two more of her own experiences which show how our Guru hears and satisfies our innermost longing for his Grace and blessings. Connect to a living master through faith and surrender and He will always be with you!

Initiation to Consciousness Kriya

Before I write anything about my Consciousness Kriya (CK) initiation and the experiences related to the sacred elevating tool, I would like to offer my Koti Pranaams at the lotus feet of my Master, my everything, my everyone, my Praana, my Aatma, Shri Brahmarishi Mohanji, for bestowing me with his unlimited Grace.

Applying for Consciousness Kriya

After my connection with Mohanji, I started reading about Consciousness Kriya and the experiences of the initiates. Deep within my heart, I knew that it was meant for me as my soul craved for this sacred initiation. I don’t know why, but I never dared to apply for it. There were many reasons for my hesitation. First of all, it was because my immediate family has no belief in living Masters and such techniques. And I thought, it was meant for people who can sit and meditate for a long time, which I could not do. I had many such fears. As always, Mohanji, who knew all these things, lovingly gave me a wonderful and comfortable opportunity to apply.

I was planning a vacation, to visit my parents in Hyderabad, from the end of December 2017 to mid-January, 2018. Exactly at that moment, the Kriya training and initiation in Mumbai (to be held on 9th Jan 2018) was announced. So I had a very good opportunity to attend the initiation with my parents without having to depend upon my immediate family. (My maternal family – my mother and brother – are very connected to Mohanji.) My brother and I always wished that my mother should also be initiated into CK. So my mother and I applied for the sacred initiation. By his loving grace, both our applications were accepted. I was very happy and excited. Everything was going smoothly as I had wanted.

Within a week of acceptance of our CK applications, turbulence started, which I think was a major cleansing process for me. Negativity was hitting me from everywhere. The biggest hit was, when my mother-in-Law fell down and got her ankle slightly fractured. It was just a week before our vacation to Hyderabad. I worried that I may not be able to attend the initiation, as I could not leave my mother-in-law alone in such a condition. But on visiting a doctor, we came to know that, it was just a minor fracture, and she would be normal within 15 days. I realised that I still had sufficient time to be present for the CK initiation. I immediately understood how Mohanji was protecting me from the intensity of the negativity and making it possible for my mother and me to attend the initiation. My vacation to Hyderabad was however cancelled due to this incident, but we could attend the initiation without any problems.

Attending Consciousness Kriya Initiation

My brother was also present with us at the initiation. Baba arranged it in such a way that my parents, my kids and I didn’t face any problems in an unknown city, Mumbai. Moreover, Mohanji fulfilled my desire of meeting him, along with my brother and my mother. (The most loving and understanding trio I have in this lifetime.) Actually it was the first time that I left my little son (and my older son) with my father in a hotel room. He had never been away from me like this for a whole day. But I surrendered all my worries at Mohanji‘s feet and left for the venue. Mohanji as always took care of my worries. My little son was alright, even though he couldn’t see me for a whole day.

The day of the initiation, 9th of Jan, 2018, was very blissful and beyond my imagination, filled only with love and purity. As soon as I entered the venue, I could feel the pure energy of Mohanji. I felt that the whole room, the people present there, the food that we were served, everything was filled with Mohanji.

It was also the first time that I was meeting Deviji, which I was looking forward to, for a long time. She trained us in CK, which was again an amazing experience. She explained to all of us very patiently and clearly the whole process of CK. I felt so blessed that I had a chance to get the training of CK from none other than the Shakti aspect of Mohanji (Deviji). After the blissful training session, Mohanji himself gave us the sacred initiation. Later, he met my brother, my mother and I in a very loving manner, and that moment will always be one of the best moments of my life.

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After the initiation, we attended the group Mai-tri healing session, which was again a wonderful and blissful experience. In the evening, we had the blessed opportunity to participate in a soul soothing satsang with Mohanji. After the Satsang, as soon as Mohanji left the venue, my back ache, which I had been suffering from for many days, disappeared magically. He took all our pains away while leaving.

Visit to Shirdi

The day after the initiation, we were to visit Shirdi, after a long gap of 9 years. On the day of initiation, my mother and I thought that it would be wonderful if Mohanji was present with us in Shirdi. There was a retreat scheduled in Shirdi from that day onwards and MohanJi was also present there in Shirdi. Unfortunately, those not attending the retreat were not allowed to meet Mohanji. So we knew that we didn’t stand a chance of meeting him. But he was listening to us, as always.

The day we reached Shirdi, we attended the Shej Aarati of Sai Baba. My mother and I were waiting in a hall for the Aarati. As soon we were seated, we got the smell of a perfume, just the same that Mohanji wore during the initiation. We understood that he was present with us. The perfume remained with us the whole time. He added one more sign to indicate his presence. A black and sleek dog came from nowhere, and waited with us till we got into the Mandir hall for the aarati. He was there just for us, making sure everything was ok, I could feel it in his eyes. He waited with us while we were in the queue to enter the Mandir hall.

After we entered the hall, I didn’t see him. We had a wonderful Aarati and darshan of Sai Baba. As soon as we came out of the Mandir, he (the dog) was there waiting for us. We went to the Gurusthan to pay our respects to the sacred place. As it was late night, it was closed for darshan. So we just paid our respects from a distance. The black dog jumped through the railings, and he bowed before the Gurusthan. All the time, he was looking at me, straight into my eyes. I was just speechless. And at last, as we headed back to our hotel room, he also walked away. He stopped after a while, turned back, gave a long reassuring look at us and went his way. We were blessed to have this amazing experience. My feelings were one of gratitude and only gratitude.

Mohanji Pendant

It has always been my desire to have the Mohanji Pendant. I was trying to buy it online, but due to some reason, I couldn’t buy it for six long months. I tried to get one at the stall during the CK initiation too. But it was not available that day. I was very disappointed by this. I wanted the pendant to be blessed by Mohanji and to receive it from his hands. But it didn’t happen. So I requested the team there to send it to me, blessed by him at the Shirdi retreat. I got it on 27th Jan, at a blissful Bhajan Sandhya at Gurgaon. The day is very memorable for me.

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After a week of receiving the pendant, my kids were clicking my pictures at home. On that day, I wore a heavy black coat, and my pendant was beneath it. When I was going through the photos, the ones clicked by my little one had an amazing phenomenon. The place where the pendant was hanging on my chain, beneath the coat, was shining very brightly, like a small sun. Mohanji was present in the pendant. He showed it to me, so beautifully…

Mohanji’s Grace & Love

The unlimited grace and the unconditional love he always showers on a nobody that I am, can’t be explained in words. These words are only a very feeble attempt to show his love.

There have been many tests since my Kriya initiation, till this date. Being a very emotional person, I was shaken to the core, while undergoing these tests. He was very gently holding me through all these times, protecting me as a mother would protect her baby. He made me shed a lot of my fears, empowered me and never gave up on me, in spite of my many falls. With each and every experience, he came much closer to me, loved me more.

As I have said in my earlier experience blogs, his consciousness always speaks to me. Now, I talk to him more than anyone else in this world. In fact, the real conversations I have in my life are with him only. Sometimes I forget there is another world for me. But he makes me manage my other world too without any hiccups thus, filling my whole life with HIM everywhere. I can feel him now in my every cell. In fact, my whole being just belongs to HIM. My whole existence lies at his Lotus feet only and nowhere else.

I am now eagerly waiting for the blissful moment, when I will be able to merge into him completely, after completing all my duties of this lifetime. The wait for the complete dissolution, walking the path while holding HIS hand, is what LIFE means to me now.

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||JAI BRAHMARISHI MOHANJI||

Always at your Lotus Feet, my Master…

Neelu (Mohana Bhakti Priya)

Disclaimer:
The views, opinions and positions expressed by the authors and those providing comments on these blogs are theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions or positions of Mohanji, Mohanji Foundation, it’s members, employees or any other individual or entity associated with Mohanji or Mohanji Foundation. We make no representations as to accuracy, completeness, timeliness, suitability or validity of any information presented by individual authors and/or commenters on our blogs and will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries or damages arising from its display or use.

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