What Is The Purpose Of Life

30 Dec 2015 Bangalore, India

See, what happens in life - you were like these beautiful children, happy, joyful, free and then when you grew up, in due course, what happened, from time to time, negative clouds came on you and you found that something or the other is not good, this or that person is not good, or you are not good. When you feel, 'I am not good' then nothing around you is good, and then you get into a muddle. Has this not happened to you? (Many in the audience raise their hands). And then your mind goes in circles. When this happens, so many toxins get generated in the body.

Remember that 70% of the body is water and these water molecules, these fluids in our body have memory.
In India, there has been this belief that water has memory, and today science has also proved it. Here in Stuttgart, an Institute has done research on water crystals. They asked different people to take water from one glass and found that the pattern of each of those drops were different. So if you touch water then it takes your memory and its pattern is different. Then, they put a flower in the water and took a drop and tested it. The water had the pattern of the flower. They then took different flowers, the pattern again changed. So, the conclusion was that the river Rhine is not the same from its origin to its end because throughout its course, it takes the memory of the whole path.
The Rhine water in Bazu is much different from the water as it goes north to Rotterdam and so on, as it is carrying the impressions. We already know this. In the poojas and yagnas, when the chanting is going on, the water is allowed to fall down like a stream on the crystal lingam and the water absorbs the chanting.

During Navaratri, in India, they do this to water in a pot - all the chants are directed to the pot, and this water stores all the vibrations of the chants. Similarly, when you are sitting and meditating or singing bhajans, the fluids in your body are absorbing those impressions. That is why you feel elevated and good. So, just imagine when someone is sitting and thinking negative all the time, what happens? A negative cloud is created around them. You have to pierce through that, throw it out and come up. That in itself is the sadhana. That is what happens in satsang.
Satsang is when you pierce the negative clouds and throw out the negativity that has come on you. Whatever the reason is completely irrelevant. How it has come is not relevant. Did you get it? It’s like the dust on the carpet. Instead of looking at the dust and clearing it, we are looking to see which window it has come from, so much so, that we get caught up with the window. So, instead of clearing the dust, we are looking we are caught up in looking at the window. Instead of clearing the negative clouds, we attribute it to some cause and get stuck in the cause. This only allows more negative thoughts to keep coming. So review, 'What is my life all about? Why am I here? What is it that I want to do?' Come back to the purpose, otherwise you get so caught up in small insignificant things, forgetting the real thing.

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