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Power of Holy Water of Jamalpur

Date: Mon, 9 May 2011 20:51:36
Subject:  Power of Holy Water of Jamalpur
From: "Ishvara Deva"


                == POWER OF HOLY WATER OF JAMALPUR ==

Here is a short yet highly significant update from the recently held Jamalpur DMS.

                                               THE SCENE

1. As you may know, Kali Pahar is one of the hills of Jamalpur where Baba used to walk. At the recent Jamalpur DMS, margiis were encouraged to collect and carry water (read as "holy water) from a spring on that hilltop all the way back to their unit.

How did this happen - what was the need? Well Dadas had their agenda in mind to give importance to the Jamalpur tiirtha program so they propagandized about the "holy water" of Kali Pahar. By this way they could build their tiirtha dynasty to create revenue. That was their impetus for creating this holy water ploy.

On the other end, certain naive and simple margiis participated in this ritual of collecting so-called holy water in hopes of a quick-fix or shortcut way to get some grace. And others participated because it was similar to the Hindu dogma that they grew up with.

Naturally, those margiis with a developed ideological understanding did not participate.

                               HOLY WATER OR POLLUTED WATER

 2. All in all, the recent scene at Kali Pahar uniquely resembles how dogmatic Hindus collect and carry water from the Ganges. Such dogmatic Hindus think this is holy water even though it is filthy dirty. "Ganga jal", as it is called, is sold at a costly rate around the globe. Religious traders and exploiters present it as being holy water, when in truth it nothing but polluted water from the so-called holy Ganges. But with this polluted Ganges water they those dogmatic priests make huge money.

Here below Baba points out the absurdity of thinking that the Ganges - or any water for that matter - is holy.

Baba says, "If merely a dip in the Ganges made one holy, then the fish that are always in the river would be the most virtuous and holy. Pilgrims do not gain morally or spiritually from their holy baths, but, on the contrary, have to suffer bitter experiences – physical troubles, loss of money, mental anxiety, and humiliation at the hands of robbers and thieves." (Ananda Vacanamrtam, part 33, Samádhi and Mrtyu)

                               WALKING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF GANGJAL

3. Here is a short sampling how such dogmatic priests and businessmen promote this so-called holy water from the Ganges or Gangajal.

"Gangajal commands a high value in Indian culture.  No ceremony, from birth to death, is complete and perfect without Gangajal. According to Maharishi Vedvyas the only way to fight the malefic effects of the Kalyuga, the holy water of Ganga should be used in all the religious ceremonies. If kept in the copper ‘Kalash’ in homes it gives holy vibrations and fights away evil and bad luck. It endows material prosperity and spiritual growth." (

So this is how the dogmatic Hindus have promoted the Gangajal, or Ganges holy water.

In a similar fashion, soon we will see Kali Pahar water sold at DMS, seminars and even on-line and mail order.
In order to pitch the business, stories will be propagated that someone with Alzheimer's or AIDS was cured by this "holy water", i.e. Kali Pahar Jal. Plus they will say how cancer, autism, heart disease are also fully curable. This "holy water" will have all the answers for today's problems. This is their message. Today they orally tell like this and soon they will have a developed business model reflecting this approach.

After all, some of our opportunistic Dadas are not dumb; they figure why should we not en-cash on this like Hindus priests have done.

                               PHENOMENON OF KALI PAHAR JAL

4. Now certain margiis have their own jal: Kali Pahar Jal or Jamalpur jal. This is the latest dogma that is unfolding. This time senior Dadas were able to convince margiis to collect and carry such water back to their home.

5. The going myth is that one drop of this water is enough to cure one of sickness. Plus this water is needed at every AM ceremony: baby naming, marriage blessing, shraddha etc.

6. Thus the "phenomenon" of Kali Pahar jal is no different from the Hindu dogma of gangajal.

                                              A CASH COW

7. Why are Dadas encouraging this?

Such dogmas give more power to religious traders, i.e. the priests. It is an easy business. Common citizens are forced to reach to that place to collect and purchase their holy water. Then an entire enterprise is formed around this dogma with the potential for huge monetary gain. People get duped into thinking that the only way to be graced in this world is to gather and collect Kali Pahar jal. That is defective mindset. And for Dadas this is a big money-maker.

8. In contrast, if one propagates the dharmic point that Baba's grace is everywhere and is not limited to a certain place or to a certain jug of water, then that will rapidly undo the Kali Pahar dogma. So such Dadas do not talk about this. Just they promote the Hindu dogma of "holy water".

9. This is not limited to any particular group in our Marga. All the groups are fascinated by the concept of making big dollars and euros from dogmatic rituals. It is the ultimate get-rich-quick model.

That is why one can get such holy water in Tiljala as well by the site of the tomb. Hence all the leading groups do such things.

                                             BABA'S TEACHING:

                            SEEK HIM WITHIN NOT WITHOUT

10. Here below is Baba's dharmic teaching where He vividly opposes such dogmas like Ganagjal and Kali Pahar Jal.

Baba says, "Now, if people, instead of searching for Him in their own “I” feeling, roam about in the external world, they will certainly meet with disappointment: they will have to undergo unnecessary troubles and frustrations, and Parama Puruśa will remain unrealized."

                 Átmanasthiitaḿ shivaḿ tyaktvá vahiśt́haḿ yah samarcayet
                        Hastasthaḿ pińd́am utsrjya bhramate jiivitáshayá.

"How unreasonable it is to search externally for the Supreme Entity instead of searching within! It is like throwing away the foodstuff in one’s own hand, and then complaining of hunger and begging for alms from door to door. On the one hand Parama Puruśa is very vast; on the other hand He is very small. He is so vast that you cannot fully see Him." (SS-12, The Secret of Dharma Lies Hidden in the Mind)

11. Baba's divine presence is pervasive. He resides within each and every entity - within the heart of every bhakta. Thus none should fall prey to the latest groupist money-making scheme, i.e. Kali Pahar Jal.


                       PRABHATA SAMGIITA

Baba has given this following song to warn those who are demons in human
form, who by their nefarious work are destroying the peace by spreading
poison and bringing disaster.

"Manus' manus' ha'ra'ye hunsha kotha'y calecho tumi. A'ka'sh ba'ta's
bis'iye diye narak kare marttyabhu'mi..." (PS 1190)


Why have you lost your rational sense and started moving on the path of
annihilation and ruination. You made this golden earth poisonous with the
domination of your disastrous theories, i.e. the dogma of groupism etc. You
threw away the high ideals of spirituality and you forgot the eternal truth
that whatever strength you are getting, that is coming from Him...Parama
Purusa...Baba... He is the source. So you lost the sense and you do not
like to understand that, to pulverize your ego, the trident of Parama
Purusa is active...

              Food Affects Protoplasmic Cells

Baba says, "Whatever I get, that I will eat" - this must not be the
policy of a sane being. This human body is a composite of protoplasmic
cells, and these protoplasmic cells are made of the food we take in. If
the food and drink is defective, then the protoplasmic cells will also
become defective, and the human mind, which is the collective mind of so
many protoplasmic minds, will also become defective. That is why
ta'masik or static food has a negative influence on the human mind."
(SS-18 p.3)

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