Greetings of Diwali to everyone. Diwali is the festival of lights – I wish that the real light (light of knowledge) is lit inside all of us. Let no one be missed – small, big, young, old, man, woman, all. That will be a true Diwali.
I see deficiencies in a number of us that are here. The deficiency that I see is actually my deficiency because there is no deficiency in anyone. God is everywhere and at all times – He is also within us – in our hearts (Gita 15:15, 18:61). How can the means stay without the end and the end stay without the means? All those who attend satsang are not ordinary people – I say this from my heart. Everyone should accept this fact that He is in my heart. There is no difference between any of us. We are all the same. In the eyes of God and a saint – we are all the same.
Sethji (Sri Jaydayalji Goendka) once said to everyone with him that there is no deficiency in anyone. The deficiency is perceived because God wants to use us. If we know we are perfect we will stop doing the work God wants us to do. I pray to you that please do not give an invitation to a further life. You are all liberated and free. Remember what he said – I will not be born again. All those who have come here are liberated. Sethji used to say get people to come and attend satsang. He will also be liberated. This satsang is carrying on because of His Grace. It is the work of devotees to spread God’s name and fame.
The world is made up of objects and actions. All objects are actually God’s form and there is repose instead of action. Till you do not learn repose, do a lot of action (name chanting, reading of scriptures, selfless service to others, prayer, etc). Action has to be done to learn repose. Keep doing till you do not learn. Then the light of knowledge will burn inside you. This is an excellent opportunity – derive full gain from it.
Let all move towards God. Sethji has shown such simple paths. He is with us in this satsang. Let us all celebrate a true diwali this year – let there be light in everyone’s heart. All that is seen is God and all action is His pastime. All the world is only God.
From Discourse in HINDI by Swami Ramsukhdasji, edited and dated : October 26, 2003 at 10 am.
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