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BP Election Process 2010

Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 06:58:43 -0000 To: From: Richard Cross Subject: BP Election Process 2010 Baba "Lukiye path cala' ekii liila', lokalocane keno na'hi a'so..." (P.S. 3698) Purport: Baba, You are Ajana Pathik, You are the most loving One who moves throughout this vast universe doing everything but in Your journey You always keep Yourself hidden. You move around secretly. Baba, You do all the things but nobody can see You; You do not like to come within the field of vision. O' my Dearmost, to whom You love, they want to search You in their mind; they want to hold You in their heart by the process of shravan, manan, niddhidhya'san & dhyana. But in Your divine liila You do not like to be seen. You go on moving secretly. Why like this. Why is Your style so secretive? Baba, You do not like to move around following the straight, clear-cut path whereby everyone can see You. That type of movement You do not do. Baba, the eternal truth of straightforwardness which has been established since ages, even a wee-bit of that You do not follow in Your movement. Rather everything You do in hidden fashion. O' my Revered One, it may be also possible that my understanding is not complete so that I do not properly comprehend You. Baba, by the ordinary measuring scale You are immeasurable. If anyone wants to understand You and get You, then You escape and never get held. Then remaining distant, You just smile. Baba, what type of liila is this. You go on doing everything while remaining hidden, out of my grasp. O' Baba, I long for You and surrender at Your alter...
Note: 2010 is an election year. Some BP elections have already been held and many more are coming up in the next 1 - 2 months. Already the leaders have set their plans in motion to get their chosen canditate in the seat. They cemented their agenda for the various bhuktis during New Year's DMS. Be alert and ready. The Fake BP Manual of '97 is still in vogue. Know your rights and be ready to oppose all wrong doing with regard to BP elections. This is our collective duty. Namaskar, This entire letter looks at how the Fake Bhukti Pradhan Manual issued in 1997 has been used as a weapon by groupist leaders to destroy the BP post. This manual has been the cause of so many fixed elections: 1998, 2001, 2004, 2007, and now the same is trying ot be done here in 2010. Awareness and vigilence is the only cure, lest they once again manipulate things according to their own agenda.
Everybody knows that the Bhukti Pradhan (BP) post is part and parcel of a unique system given by Baba wherein family people are actively involved in the leadership of a dharma organisation (AMPS). In the past no pseudo guru had the courage or vision to put forth such an idea. Only our all-knowing Sadguru Baba has put the plan in motion that all people-- whether sannyasis or family people-- should be actively involved in the administration of a spiritual organisation, thereby bringing dharma to the masses. Such is the revolutionary approach of the BP system given by Baba.
However at present in AMPS, our Bhukti Pradhan system is in a state of shambles. This also everyone recognises. The BP post has become a non-entity in AMPS life whereby those margiis who oppose the leading faction are ousted from the BP position. In that way so many BP's are either marginalised or just sit on the BP chair as a stooge of the ruling group. All acknowledge that in today's social milieu of extreme groupism, the voice box of the BP has been shut.
The next question then becomes how did all this happen. And while there are various factors involved, it cannot be denied that when the groupist rulers threw away Baba's original BP guidelines and instead created their own Fake BP Manual ('97), then that became one distinct cause of the downfall of the BP post. Because that Fake BP Manual ('97) contains so many wrong rules which allow the ruling group to turn the BP post into a mere puppet position etc. Even then in the minds of some it is not clear how all this is happening. A few are not understanding how the Fake Manual is used by factional leaders to control the BP post. Thus to help bring the matter into the open foreground and make it crystal clear, various margiis have decided to address points one at a time from the Fake BP Manual in order to show how the Fake BP manual contravenes our pristine AM ideology. This letter begins that series.
As we all know, one of the first and foremost tenets of our AM society is that it incorporates one and all. Everyone is looked upon as a child of the Supreme and a member of our human family. In that light Baba has firmly declared that no one can be expelled from AMPS. In our AM way of life there is no such thing as expulsion. Baba says, "Ananda Marga has formed a society which frames its laws on the basis of common ideals in order to develop the idea of one-ness of all humanity. This society is radically different from any existing society, for it provides a society with a common bond where there is no distinction between class or sex, where no one is declared an outcast..." (AFPS-7, p.6) And here below Baba reiterates the same idea: That expulsion is not accepted in Ananda Marga. Baba says, "Harsh social punishment such as creating not find any place in our society." (AFPS-7, p.6) So by all this it is clear as day that expulsion, debarment, disqualification etc are not facets of our AM way of living. That is not part of our social dharma.
Now let us take a look at but one of the many ways how the Fake Manual contravenes our AM ideology. First let us remember that expulsion is not allowed in our Marga. Do you have that idea in mind? Good, now let us proceed. Here is one of the unrighteous (adharmic) rules from the Fake BP Manual. In order to vote or be a BP candidate, the Fake BP Manual declares that:
"He or she must not be expelled." (Fake BP Manual 1997, chapter 1, section 13, point #9, pg 12)
Thus in clear cut language the groupist rulers have put forth the crude edict that no one may vote in the BP election or run for the BP post if they have been expelled. So the Manual makes the false assumption that expulsion is legal. Yet we all know that according to Baba expulsion is not allowed in AMPS. So the Fake BP Manual clearly ignores Baba's dharmic teaching and puts forth the unjust & fake policy that expulsion is allowed and that if anyone is expelled then they cannot participate in the BP elections-- neither as a candidate nor as a voter. This is the type of outrageous manipulation that is rampant throughout the Fake BP Manual. And in their groupist policy-making schema this is what the groupists do. If factional heads feel that any margii is not accepting their dictatorial and unholy leadership then that margii will be "expelled" and forbidden to participate in the BP election process. So when courageous & dharmic margiis or BPs protest against groupist wrongdoings then the factional leaders expel them and point to chapter 1, section 13, point #9, pg 12 of their Fake BP Manual and declare that "expelled" margii ineligible to participate in the BP elections or hold the post of BP. Indeed there are innumerable cases where this has occurred and if we are not careful this devious rule will be invoked thousands of more times in the future. Thus in the past Rudrananda's faction or Sarvatmananda's faction has used expulsion as a way to railroad BP elections and control the BP post. And what is their justifcation: chapter 1, section 13, point #9, pg 12 of their Fake BP Manual. And so long as this obscene rule exists, in the future any groupist leader will take advantage of this unholy rule.
So when the upcoming BP elections are in our midst then we should be well informed and ready to dismiss all the fake rules which factional leaders have slipped into their Fake BP Manual. Because it is a guarantee that whichever groupist regime is in power during the BP elections, then they will invariably rely on the Fake Manual to manipulate the course of events-- once again rendering the BP post as a useless position. When in fact we all know that the post of Bhukti Pradhan is an upstanding seat in our Marga and that the post should be held by a strong margii who upholds the teachings of dharma. That is Baba's teaching and that is Baba's vision: That the BP chair will play a vital role in upholding AM ideals. But this the groupist heads are unwilling to accept. Because they are so greedy for power that they do not want anyone else to participate in the governance of AMPS. As a last reminder, we should all be alert and vigilant as we approach the upcoming BP elections. We should demand that the Fake BP Manual be put in the garbage where it belongs and instead Baba's dharmic BP guidelines should be implemented.
By Baba's divine grace, the tide is changing and all the dogmatic rules like those in the Fake BP Manual are being rejected by the people. And a new phase of peace and harmony has arrived. Baba says, "Humanity is now at the threshold of a new era. We do not want any dogma. The age of dogma is gone. What we want is an idea based on Neohumanism. We are for the entire created world; and not only for human beings or living beings, but for the entire animate and inanimate universe." (AFPS-5) Namaskar, Ramendu
Everyone knows that Sarvatmanandji's name itself is printed in bold letters on the inside cover of the Fake BP Manual. Because in those days the B bandits were still in power and they gave the important ISMUB Secy post to their captain, Sarvatmananda. That is why where it says "published by" then Sarvatmananda's name appears. Because he is the one who first published the Fake BP Manual. Of course now Rudrananda is king of the roost so he is sinfully enjoying all the manipulations of the Fake BP manual. Rudrananda is using all those crude edicts to satisfy his groupist agenda. And that is the way it works-- whichever group is in power takes advantage of this fake BP manual.
Those leading the elections - i.e. the ruling faction - is bound to share their adopeted, yet "cherished" election manual. Demand a copy from your local acarya, RS, or ISMUB representative. And then sit down with them and review the aforementioned points. They must be called upon to answer to all the unideological points from the Fake BP Manual. Letting this election transpire in silence is not good. That is why all margiis all around the globe are standing up and demanding for Baba's original BP guidelines to be reinstated.
********************************************* Ajapa - Japa & Adhyana - Dhyana
SadGuru Baba says, "If a man constantly chants his japa mantra or meditates ceaselessly, then the rhythm of this japa, the rhythm that adores the Guru during dhyana, will act as auto-suggestion during the time of sleep, although he does not remember it...A sadhaka with this capacity continues his dhyana and japa even in sleep. This kind of japa is called "Ajapa' Japa"; that is to say, without performing japa, one is actually performing it. And it is called "Adhya'na' Dhyana", which means that without actually meditating, the act of meditation is going on." (YP, 1991 Edn, p.150-51)

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