The"light of God... is the first thing to appear when God wants to guide a person on the mystical path.”- #2
>> When one perceives the Divine Light fully, everything else
>> disappears. The person then realizes that this is really"'the
>> very light of the Absolute [God] as such...'"11 The 13th century
>> Indian Sufi Maneri tells us that God's"very brilliance blinds me
>> to whatever descends.”12 This Light is"A thousand times more
>> luminous than that of the sun," Maneri says.13 Nuri, a 10th
>> century Persian Sufi, explains that the"light of God... is the
>> first thing to appear when God wants to guide a person on the
>> mystical path....”14 For Sufis, it is abundantly clear that the
>> Divine Light, however difficult to describe to those who have
>> never seen it, is both beautiful and perfect:
>> 14. Nuri, quoted by Annemarie Schimmel in Mystical Dimensions of
>> Islam (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1975),
> The Spiritual Monsoon Begins
> It was in early November 1993, that the drizzle of Divine
> Consciousness began. A Sahaja Yogi friend, Bhupinder, asked
> permission from the father if he could teach his sons Kash (13
> year-old) and Shah (11 year-old) how to meditate. To allay any
> fears he explained that it was a simple, extremely harmless, newly
> discovered method of spiritual awakening.
> Both children were given Self-Realization after which all three of
> them meditated. When they finished Kash went straight to his
> father and exclaimed that he had reached a beautiful land far
> away. The father skeptically listened, occasionally glancing at
> his friend to see if it made any sense to him.
> Kash told that the very instant he closed his eyes and went into
> meditation, he found himself standing on a soft carpet of clouds —
> hues of blue and white not seen on Earth — spreading in all
> directions as far as the eye could see. Some distance away there
> was a very bright Light shining above and illuminating the entire
> vastness. In spite of its dazzling brilliance he could gaze at it
> without hurting his eyes. He just stood and looked around in
> amazement and awe at the tranquillity and stunning beauty of the
> surroundings. For a long time he continued gazing around this
> strange serene land, wondering where he really was. Kash did not
> even take one step in any direction. The sheer splendor of this
> awesome scene illumined by a single dazzling Light and his
> inability to comprehend where he was kept him mesmerized and
> rooted to one spot.
> After gazing around for about twenty minutes Kash closed his eyes
> again, and descended back to Earth.
> His ignorant father just took it as a figment of a child's
> Shri Adi Shakti: The Kingdom Of God, pg. 77
"Did you see the sun, a light?"
A few years later on April 7, 1996 Kash's younger brother Arwinder was asked if he had seen any sun or light when meditating with the Great Primordial Mother.
He immediately replied that there was always a Light at Her place, but was not the sun. He was sure of the difference as this Light, though extremely bright, did not hurt the eyes. He added that unlike the Earth sun that blinds his eyes easily, one can look at this Light for as long as possible. However, he could not recall if there were shadows or not.
On February 23, 1998, at 11.40 a.m. he was again asked about this Light above Shri Mataji. He reconfirmed that it was always above Her. He was then asked if there were shadows or not. This time he immediately replied that there were none. He was asked if he was very sure. His reply was that he was definitely sure.
On July 10 1998, at 10.35 a.m. Arwinder was posed the same question as to whether this Light caused any shadows. Again he replied there were none.
We must understand that for a child to say that light cause no shadows in the Spiritual World, unlike the common daily experience on Earth, requires the overwhelming confidence of an authentic spiritual experience.
On May 4, 2004 at 7.30 am 10-year-old Lalita was asked about this Light:
Father: What is above Shri Mataji's head?
Lalita: The Light.
Father: Can you look at it for a long time?
Lalita: Yes, you can look at it.
Father: Does it not blind you?
Lalita: It doesn't blind me.
Father: Is it different from the sun you see on Earth?
Lalita: It's smaller.
Father: Anything else?
Lalita: It doesn't blind you. What else? ...... It's brighter. OK?
Father: Thank you Lalita.
This Light is always above the Great Divine Mother, and this Spirit of God Almighty resides within the Sahasraras of all humans. Unlike Her incarnation on Earth as Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi who is now an aging octogenarian, She is eternally youthful and of unsurpassable beauty. Kash, Arwinder and Lalita have always maintained that they have never seen any woman as beautiful as Shri Maha-Devi who is truly the Great Primordial Goddess. (Shri Saraswati, Laxshmi and Kali are also extremely beautiful but none are comparable with the Maha-Devi.)
"Did you see the sun, a light?"
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