The true story of a monk,
boy, donkey and murmuring souls.
"jagbir singh" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Wed Feb 9, 2005 6:31 pm
Subject: The true story of a monk, boy, donkey
and murmuring souls.
> Meeting Shri Mataji in the Sahasrara is absolutely
> required for any measure of spiritual progress.
> Mataji has claimed She exists in the Sahasrara never
has She made
> it a requirement. This has no bearing whatsoever on
> But such evidence is absolutely required if we SYs are
> that Shri Mataji is indeed the Adi Shakti. The title
> Lalita, Divine Mother and Adi Shakti has already been
> under the noses of subtle system SYs because they have
no guts to
> make any public attempt to claim that honor for Shri
> we have to deal with foolish SYs ridiculing the
> obstructing those trying to salvage some honor. Some
of them are
> so dull that it is almost impossible to make them
> damage they are doing.
> And i keep telling that such experiences are mandatory
> the Divine Message. Without such evidence there is
just no way any
> SY can have the confidence to speak about it. All they
can do is
> claim Sahaja Yoga is about the subtle system.
> So what can be done to make these dull SYs brighter?
> repeat after repeat after repeat after repeat of the
> until they can finally begin to grasp. With such
> within the organization spreading their negativity why
> outsiders for our failures? i have always maintained
> negativity is within. Those looking outside are just
> find scapegoats.
Once upon a time a young boy visited a monastery,
learn the great truths of life. He approached a wise old
asked him, "Father, will you teach me a great lesson?"
The old man
smiled and replied: "Of course I will, child. Come with
me and I will
teach you something about duty."
And with that the monk mounted an old donkey and rode it
slowly out the monastery gate, as the boy walked by his
side. He was
anxious for the monk's great lecture to begin, but the
old man said
nothing at all. Not wanting to seem disrespectful, the
silent as well, walking and waiting.
Soon they entered a small village. A few murmuring souls
look at them, pointing and saying, "Look at that selfish
old man —
riding a donkey, while this poor little boy is forced to
The two ignored these remarks; but as soon as they were
of sight the monk let the boy take his place.
In the next village they entered, still more murmuring
upon them and said, "Look at that thoughtless, awful
boy! How can
he let that poor old monk walk while he lazily rides
along on the
donkey? And how can the monk be so weak and unwise as to
Once again, the pair made no reply—but a little
the road, the monk jumped onto the donkey behind the
Upon reaching a third village, more murmuring souls
stared aghast at
them, saying: "How stupid and cruel can two people be,
poor little donkey carry both of them?! The unfortunate
drop of exhaustion before they reach their destination!"
But again the monk was silent and the boy followed suit.
they left town, the monk tried yet another combination,
with both of
them walking at the donkey's side while the animal
As they entered a fourth village, more laughter and
was thrown at them: "Have you ever seen two fools such
Why, here they have a perfectly good donkey, and they
Still the monk showed no concern. Then, soon after they
the fourth village, the boy noticed the walls of the
looming ahead of them—the journey has been nothing
more than a
long circle! Disappointed, he finally broke the silence,
"But Father, what about your great lesson?"
To which the monk smiled and replied: "It is over, my
it is simply this: Always do your duty, and do it
without fear of
what other murmuring souls will think—for there will
those who condemn you, regardless of what you say or
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