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The Missing Link...

Date: 01 Feb 2011 07:26:38 -0000
From: "Chandramohan  Jha"
Subject: The Missing Link...



                   THE ROLE OF MARGIIS IS VITAL

While there are many trends happening in AM, here below is one important
scenario that deserves the attention of one and all.

These days, most Dadas posted overseas are busy in doing business. They
earn money for their survival and for their different projects; plus they
have to pay "dues" to their supervisors etc to save their own situation. In
this way they have various financial demands. And these demands, including
those for maintaining AM projects, are met increasingly through our Dadas'
various businesses.

As an organisation and Marga family, we have to carefully evaluate how
sustainable this approach is, and how far it supports the well-being of
our Wts.

                         A LOOK AT HISTORY

When we analyse the history of human society, there are numerous examples
of organizations which were only supported by particular individuals, or
only by a particular rich person, or only by the king. That organization
could not survive for a long time.

In India, in the Muslim period, many mosques had been sustained by the help
of the then Muslim rulers. And when the throne changed to a different
dynasty, thousands of mosques got abandoned.

In the era of domination of Buddhism in India, Buddhist monasteries were
financially supported by various kings. And when the rulers lost their
power, those Buddhist monasteries died a premature death.

The bottom line is, that if any organization is not depending upon support
from its local members and if those local members are not encouraged or
welcomed to be deeply involved in managing those projects, then that type
of organization will not survive long.

Thus, in our Marga in all our service projects, local margii involvement is
necessary. Indeed margiis should be encouraged and empowered with positions
of authority in all local service projects. So in each and every area, in
every district our local margiis should get the opportunity to manage the
projects and more new local people should get initiated and be brought in
to help along. Otherwise if only a migrant / transitory population alone is
managing the project-- as is the case of Wts or margiis from other areas--
then it never gets success. And of course non-margiis can leave any time so
they cannot be depended upon to sponsor or oversee our projects.

                      BABA'S DIRECTION

That is why in each and every country, province, city, and town, Baba has
given the plan that local people-- local margiis-- should be actively
involved and they should be the managers of our organisational works in
that place. Only by this way can our projects grow. And in this way local
population will feel more and more connected with Ananda Marga. Because
they will see their own hometown citizens mangaing the projects. So they
will have trust etc.

Overall then two points are needed:

(A) Local Margiis must get opportunity to actively engage in and run the
local organisation projects.

(B) Specifically, the indigenous local population must be supportive. Our
AMPS organization must not depend on the migrant or temporary population

                   OPPOSITE IS GOING ON

But in practice what we see is that most of the projects in AM are run with
the business money of Dadas. This is the case in various sectors. And when
the particular Dada who is funding a project gets transferred, then the
project falls apart. The reason is, that the Dada was overly busy in
business and feeding the project. And neither he had the support from his
supervisors, nor the time, nor the presence of mind to create and nourish
local margiis and inspire and give them duty to run the local service

But to build up our Marga, Baba guides us to do pracar among the local
people. That is the only way. In every nook and corner around the globe
Baba wants for AM to grow in this way.

Yet when we see the history of the last 20 years, then we see that gradually
our acaryas working overseas are getting more and more dependent on
business to earn money and run the projects. And more business involvement
is needed to fulfill their different financial needs -- from local
arrangements to what their supervisors are pressing them to give. In this
condition sincere Wts hardly have time to manage their own psycho-spiritual
development-- let alone be able to guide margiis in that arena. Thus Wts
engage more heavily in their business affairs when spiritual life gets

                   OTHER REPERCUSSIONS

Not only that some of most harmful consequences of this are as follows.

A) When such Dadas get transferred, then those very projects - which they are
feeding by their own legal or illegal business - collapse.

B) The standard of acaryas is getting lower day by day. Here low means,
relative to what the conduct of one acarya should be. Most of the acaryas
who are deeply involved in business lose that type of inspiration and
spiritual conduct. For business, these acaryas spend a lot of time traveling
around. During these periods especially, they have much difficulty in following
16 points and dietary rules. Instead they are constantly thinking about business
and money; the mind gets degenerated step by step.

There are so many examples which can be cited with different names and their
history and business. But I think that those who are senior margiis, they
know all those things. Time to time other margiis have also discussed about
this, on this net.

And the overall effect is that our respected acaryas fall prey to negative


A particular microvita takes influence on the human mind when the mind
begins to degenerate. This causes the mind to satisfy itself compromising
with ideology, to adjust in selfish way with the crude world.

Baba says, "Microvita exerts greater influence on the mind than on the
body.  ...They (yaksa microvita) advise human beings, "Practice dharma
sa'dhana' as and where you are.  Continue it in perfect adjustment with
everything."  That is, they advise a kind of selfish adjustment." (MV, p.106)

In result we have seen so many WTs who were involved in serious
businesses affairs left their acaryaship. And they are nowadays leading
degenerated life. The number of such degenerated avadhutas are not one or
two. Rather the tragedy is that this list will counts up to several hundred.

Unfortunately, when these acaryas were earning money by different
businesses and feeding their own projects, then they never thought that
their fate will be like this. Because, according to the cosmic principle,
progress or degeneration does not come in a flash, usually.

In a continuous way, the mind gets crudified or elevated according to the
actions which one does, or in which one is involved. For example, initially
those well-intentioned Dadas thought for money I have to gain the money.
But then in that course when they are involved in jewelry business, or
selling various goods and clothes, ladies garments, soda water and other
foods and company products, then in an attempt to build their business
they attend different lowly environments at the beach, or pseudo-culture or nude
gatherings. Then they are forced to see the ugly scene. So in the face of
all this their mind gets degenerated. And such WTs end up justifying this
negative scene by convincing themselves that "this way we have to adjust
and do Baba's work. To earn money."

So this is the sad state of affairs because surely when the human mind is
exposed to such types of negativity then the outcome is not good.


In this way those WT's get trapped and their flow gets totally affected &
by this way the mind gets more and more degenerated. Means these acaryas
forget the goal-- engrossed in avidya maya. Yet as they get more immersed in this
they convince themselves and do self-cheating by justifying internally and
also to their friends, "Objective adjustment...Objective adjustment...We
should compromise with our rules and regulations, for earning money".

Meanwhile the real definition of objective adjustment, such people they do
not know. And in confused state, they think that staying in five-star
hotels, taking bath in swimming pools with other nude or semi-nude people
of opposite sex. Or during sadhana, even listening to pop music. To such
things these acaryas misguidingly give the label, "objective adjustment".
In the name of adjustment, various Didis are also involved in business. And
they do not follow Baba's guidelines. Instead they keep long hair, go to
different beauty parlors to make their hair proper, and they use all sorts
of cosmetic make-up on their faces and dress as if they are business

So you see the situation. In the name of objective adjustment, such acaryas
are cheating themselves. And they get involved in crude business
activities, 24 hours. Unfortunately, the whole day they pass their time,
thinking about and selling their merchandise or smuggled items-those things
that they are selling. Maybe in the beach side, or street selling. Or
working as salesman wandering around the market.

So when in this way their daytime passes, then one can imagine what happens
to their sadhana and asana. That is zero.

So in such a condition, earning money becomes the primary goal. And Parama
Purusa, becomes secondary. And in that degenerate state, such people lose
the path. And they become microvita yaksa, in due course. This is one
horrible stage.

Here we are not saying that this happens with all Dadas etc. Rather the point
is that any Wt who begins to compromise in this way suffers and faces
degeneration. And this entire formula applies to margiis and LFTs as well.

                   ALARMING SITUATION

Indeed, this very negative situation is alarming for everyone. Maybe as a
WT and involved in business, or maybe, a family margii who is doing a lot
of adjustment and compromising with the various Baba's teachings. So
everyone should be careful. And mend their way. Bring back unto the path of
dharma. For future progress, and to achieve the goal - Parama Purusa.

If one unknowingly even, does something wrong or sinful. Then the wrongdoer
has to face the consequence. Ignorance of the rule will not help. Or it
will not be one excuse, that "I was not aware that giving more importance
to money will open the door to convert myself to microvita - yaksa".

Human life is very rare. Our goal, or aim of life is Parama Purusa. And
eternal peace will be achieved at His feet. There is no other way. Only
Parama Purusa is the shelter. Not money.

                   BABA'S SPECIAL TEACHINGS

Some important notes and quotes are here below which relate to this entire
them of those who meet their fate due to over-involvement in business

Baba says, "Those who were decent human beings and deeply spiritual, and
used to collect money for a noble cause, but in the process of fund raising
forgot Parama Purus'a and attached greater importance to their fund raising
at the cost of Parama Purus'a -- that is, they remembered Parama Purus'a as
part of dharma sa'dhana' and collected money for a great cause, and
although Parama Purus'a was the goal collecting money became the dominant
desire -- they attain the state of yaks'a devayonii after their demise."
(MV, p.105)

Baba says, "Those who constantly think about rupees or dollars attain a
kind of sama'dhi, too, for they become completely identified with their
crude object of attraction. If such people incur heavy losses due to the
collapse of their business or bank, they will die an instant death, for the
pillars on which their life was built crumbled beneath them. So, once they
lost their wealth, they lost their lives too." (APH-6, p.404)

Baba says, "Microvita do not divert the mind from the path of dharma, but
they do not allow the human mind to accept dharma as the dominant
propensity." (MV, p.106)

Even then I have deep faith that in the near future we will advance ahead
rapidly and build up a brilliant AM society and spread the ideals of dharma
and welfare to all the four corners.

                       OVERALL MESSAGE

The overall message then is two-fold. To run successful AM service projects
in any area, both local margiis and the general society must support and be
actively engaged in that project. Our Wts are to advise but not indulge
in the daily operation of those projects, otherwise our service programs
will not last. And side by side, regardless of whether one is WT or margii,
we should be extremely vigilant not to allow the mind to become so crudified
that we lose our sadhana and become totally immersed in worldly works. For
this honesty is needed both with ourselves and those around us. The aim must
be Him and not any mundane engagement.

                      BABA'S BLESSING

Here we should take help from Baba's following guideline.

Baba says, "There are many good people in this world who want to do good
work. You should convince them, work with them, and organise them to do
maximum service for the suffering humanity." (PNS-17, p.51)


                   PRABHAT SAMGIITA

"Aja'na' Pathik eseche..."  - P.S. 4490


  The Parama Purusa Ajana Pathik has come. He has filled this mortal world
with the love of flowers and fruits. For Him no one is distant, no one is
alien, everyone is His own-- close and intimate.
  He has wiped away all the tears and removed the suffering of everyone.
Baba has come riding on the chariot of effulgence. He is associated with
one and all through His ota and prota yoga. He is pulling everyone with His
divine attraction and with the blessing of His varabhaya mudra. Today Baba
has come. The whole world is inundated with His love-- His grace....

              Fate of Egotistical People

Baba says, "It is only when the human beings, become puffed up with vanity
and misuse the power granted to them by Parama Purus'a, that He steals
everything from them. Hence, He is called Darpaha'rii - the stealer of
vanity...Vain people suffer a similar fate when their vanity is destroyed
as the balloon faces when its air is let out. But, does Parama Purus'a
snatch away everything from everyone? No, He takes away only when the unit
beings try to create obstructions in the flow of His creation." (APH-4,

Note: In the above teaching Baba warns us about the fate of arrogant
people. As we know the ultimate antidote is developing a devotional link in
life and surrendering to the sweet will of Parama Purusa. Then in that case
arrogance will not get the scope to crop up. Unfortunately some in our
Marga overlook their devotional practices and instead get wrapped up in
their own plans and programs. Such persons can be easily recognised as all
day long they tell, 'I did this or I did that... I delivered one lecture
and all were amazed... I created one project... or I should be the
ruler...' and on and on they go about their own unit deeds & desires--
intoxicated by their little accomplishments and imposing their will on
others. To lovingly rectify such persons, Parama Purusa describes above
what dramatic intervention He takes. Looking around today, we can see how
some in our Marga have already undergone this thing and others are going to
experience the same similar fate.

1 comment:

  1. MU's are sold off with little or no regard to the local Margii's who donated them and absolutely no transparency where monies are siphoned off to, when Acarya's continually lie to Margii's and when Acarya's continually use there psychic prowess to manipulate Margii's!!!
    Thats just a short list......
    And you wonder why local Margii's dont support their local Acarya anymore!!!!


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