BK murli: 16 Jan 2021 - Brahma Kumaris Murli for today in English
Shiv Baba's murli for today for Brahma Kumaris/Kumar (BK godly students). Date: 16 January 2021 (Saturday). Publisher: Madhuban, Mount Abu. Visit Official Murli blog~ listen + read daily murlis.
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"Sweet children, follow shrimat at every step. Otherwise, Maya will make you bankrupt. Your eyes deceive you a great deal and you must therefore be very cautious about them."
Which children are made to perform sinful actions by Maya? Which children become obstacles in the yagya?
Those who have their own arrogance are made to perform many sinful actions by Maya. Those who have arrogance don't even study the murli. By making them make such mistakes, Maya slaps them and makes them worth not a penny. Those who have gossip and rubbish in their intellects become obstacles in the yagya. Those habits are very bad.
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Om Shanti. The Father has explained to you spiritual children that, you definitely have to sit here with the thought that that One is the Father, the Teacher and the Supreme Guru. You also realise that by remembering the Father you will become pure and then go to the pure land. The Father has explained that you came down from the pure land. At first, you were satopradhan and you then went through the stages of sato, rajo and tamo. You now understand that you have fallen. You are at the confluence age and you understand from this knowledge that you have stepped away from everything else and that, if you stay in remembrance of Shiv Baba, the land of Shiva is not far away. If you don't remember Shiv Baba at all, then the land of Shiva is very far away. Punishment then has to be experienced and you become very distant.
The Father doesn’t give you children any difficulty. Firstly, He repeatedly tells you that you have to become pure in your thoughts, words and deeds. Those eyes deceive you a great deal. You have to be very careful while moving along. Baba has explained that trance and yoga are completely separate from one another. Yoga means remembrance. You can remember with open eyes. Trance is not called yoga. When someone goes into trance that is neither called knowledge nor yoga. A lot of Maya attacks those who go into trance. Therefore, you have to remain very cautious about that. There has to be very systematic remembrance of the Father. If you perform any actions that are unlawful, Maya will make you fall right down. You must never have any desire for trance. Become completely ignorant of the knowledge of all desires; you mustn't have any desires at all. The Father fulfils all your desires without your asking for anything, but only if you follow His directions. If you disobey His directions and take the wrong path, it is then possible that, instead of going to heaven, you will fall into hell. It is sung: The alligator ate the elephant. Those who gave knowledge to many and who used to offer bhog are no longer here. Because they disobeyed all the rules, they left and belonged completely to Maya. While becoming deities they became devils. This is why you have to be very cautious on this path; you have to control yourselves. The Father cautions you children. Do not disobey shrimat. It was by following devilish dictates that you went into the descending stage. From being so high, look where you have now reached! You have reached the very bottom! If, even now, you don't follow shrimat but become careless, your status is destroyed.
Baba also explained yesterday: When you do something without shrimat, there is a lot of disservice done. If you do something without shrimat, you continue to fall. From the beginning, Baba has made mothers the instruments because it is the mothers who are given the urn. It is sung: Salutations to the mothers! Baba set up a committee of mothers and handed everything over to them. Daughters are trustworthy. It is generally men who go bankrupt. Therefore, the Father places the urn on the mothers. On this path of knowledge, even mothers go bankrupt. Those who are to become multimillion times fortunate can be defeated by Maya and go bankrupt. Here, both men and women can go bankrupt. Outside, it is just men that go bankrupt. Here, look how so many were defeated and left! This means that they went bankrupt.
The Father sits here and explains that the people of Bharat have become completely bankrupt. Maya is so powerful! They don't understand what they were and from where they have completely fallen down. Here, too, while climbing up, they forget shrimat and begin to follow their own dictates and thereby go bankrupt. Therefore, what would their condition be? Outside, they go bankrupt and then, after five to seven years, they become active again. Here, they go bankrupt for 84 births and cannot claim a high status; they continue to go bankrupt. So many maharathis used to uplift so many, but they themselves are no longer here today; they went bankrupt. Here, the status is very high. Nevertheless, if you are not cautious, you can fall right down from the very top. Maya completely swallows you. You children have to be very cautious. There is nothing to be gained by setting up committees and following your own dictates. Connect your intellects in yoga with the Father. By doing this, you will become satopradhan. If, after belonging to the Father, you don't have yoga with the Father but disobey shrimat, you fall down completely. The connection is then broken. If the link is broken, check yourself as to why Maya is troubling you so much. Try to connect with the Father. How else would your battery become charged? The battery becomes discharged when you perform sinful actions. You fall down while ascending. Baba knows that there are many like that. At the beginning, so many came and belonged to Baba. They came into the bhatthi, but where are they today? They fell because they remembered the old world.
The Father says: I am now inspiring you to have unlimited disinterest. Don't attach your heart to this old, impure world. Attach your heart to heaven. This does require effort. If you want to become Lakshmi or Narayan, you do have to make some effort. Let your intellects’ yoga be connected to the one Father. Have disinterest in the old world. It is fine that you forget the old world but what should you remember? The land of peace and the land of happiness. Remember the Father as much as possible while you are walking, sitting and moving around. Remember the heaven of unlimited happiness. This is very easy. When you go in the opposite direction of both of these instructions, your status is destroyed. You have come here to change from an ordinary human into Narayan. You tell everyone that they have to become satopradhan from tamopradhan because this is the return journey. The repetition of the history and geography of the world means that heaven changes into hell and that hell then changes into heaven. This cycle continues to turn. The Father has told you to sit here as spinners of the discus of self-realisation. Stay in remembrance of this. We have been around this cycle so many times. We are spinners of the discus of self-realisation. We are now becoming deities once again. No one in the world knows this secret. Deities are not going to listen to this knowledge; they are already pure. They don't have such knowledge that they would blow the conch shell. Because they are already pure, there is no need to give them a symbol of this. That symbol is given when both together form the four-armed image. You are not given the symbol either because, today, you are becoming deities but, tomorrow, you fall; Maya makes you fall.
The Father makes you into deities and Maya makes you into devils. Maya tests you in many ways. It is only when the Father explains everything that you realise that you really have fallen from your stage. So many poor helpless souls accumulated everything they had in Shiv Baba's treasure store but, in spite of that, they were sometimes defeated by Maya. Once you belong to Shiv Baba, why do you forget Him? The pilgrimage of remembrance is the main thing in this. It is only by having yoga that you can become pure. Together with knowledge, purity is also needed. You called out: Baba, come and purify us so that we can go to heaven! The pilgrimage of remembrance is for you to become pure and claim a high status. Even those who left will definitely go to the land of Shiva because they have heard some knowledge. Whatever status they may claim, they will definitely come. If they have remembered the Father even once, they will go to heaven but they won't receive a high status. Don't be happy just hearing the name of heaven. After you have failed, you mustn't be happy with a status worth just a few pennies. Although that is heaven, there are many different levels of status. You would have the feeling that you are a servant or a cleaner. At the end, you will have visions of what you are to become. What sins have I performed that I have reached this condition? Why did I not become an empress? By remaining cautious at every step as you move along, you can become multimillionaires. If you are not cautious, you cannot become multimillionaires. Deities are shown in the temples with the symbol of a lotus. You can understand the difference. There is a lot of difference in the status. Even now, look how many different levels of status there are. They have so much splendour. All of that is temporary happiness.
The Father says: You all raise your hands for claiming a high status. Therefore, effort definitely has to be made for that. Even some of those who raise their hands are finished off. Then, others ask: Are these ones going to become deities? While making effort they were finished off! It is easy to raise your hand and also easy to explain to many. However, some maharathis also disappear while explaining to others. While benefiting others, they cause themselves a loss. This is why the Father says: Be very cautious. Become introverted and remember the Father. How? Baba is our Father, our Teacher and our Satguru. We are going to our sweet home. You should have all of this knowledge in you. The Father has both knowledge and yoga, and you too should have both of these. You know that Shiv Baba is teaching you. Therefore, that is knowledge as well as remembrance. Knowledge and yoga must both be together. Don't think that you only have to sit in remembrance of Shiv Baba and forget about knowledge. While the Father is teaching you yoga, does He forget this knowledge? All the knowledge remains in Him. You children have to have this knowledge; you have to study it. Whatever actions I perform, others who see me will do the same. If I don't study the murli, then neither will others study it. If I go into degradation, others will also do that and I will have become instrumental in making others fall.
Many children don't study the murli and have false ego. Maya soon attacks them. Shrimat is needed at every step. Otherwise, one or another sinful act is performed. Many children make many mistakes and then everything is destroyed. When you make mistakes, Maya slaps you and makes you worth not a penny. A lot of understanding is needed for this. When you become arrogant, Maya makes you perform many sinful actions. When you set up a committee, one or two females should definitely be at the head. Everything can be accomplished with their advice. The urn is given to Lakshmi. It is remembered: When nectar was being distributed, even devils came to drink it. There are those who cause obstacles in the yagya. There are those who create many types of obstacle. Throughout the day, they only have gossip in their intellects. That is very bad. Report to the Father everything that happens. Only the one Father can reform you. You mustn't take the law into your own hands. Just stay in remembrance of the Father and give everyone His introduction. Only then will you be able to become like them (Lakshmi and Narayan). Maya is very strong. She doesn’t leave anyone alone.
Always write your news to the Father. Continue to take directions from Him. You receive directions for everything anyway. You children think that because Baba has explained something about a particular person, He Himself, must be Antaryami (One who knows the inner self of everyone). However, the Father says: No; I teach you knowledge. There is no question of being Antaryami in this. Yes, I do know that all of you are My children. The soul in each one is a child of Mine. It isn't that the Father is present in each one. People have misunderstood this.
The Father says: I know that each one is a soul and is sitting on his throne. These are such easy matters! In spite of that, they forget this and say that God is omnipresent. Due to this one mistake everyone has fallen so much! You insult the One who is making you into the masters of the world. This is why the Father says: Whenever there is extreme irreligiousness in Bharat, I come. The Father has come here. Therefore, you children should churn the ocean of knowledge very well. Make time to churn this knowledge very well. Only then will you be able to benefit yourselves. It is not a question of money in this; no one is going to starve to death. Whatever each of you accumulates with the Father, you accordingly create your fortune. The Father has explained that, after knowledge and devotion, there is disinterest. Disinterest means to forget everything. You should detach yourself: I, this soul, am leaving this body. Achcha.
To the sweetest, beloved, long-lost and now-found children, love, remembrance and good morning from the Mother, the Father, BapDada. The spiritual Father says namaste to the spiritual children.
Essence of Murli
Have great control over yourself. Never become careless about following shrimat. Remain very, very cautious. Never break any laws.
Become introverted and link your intellect to the one Father. Have unlimited disinterest in this impure old world. Keep it in your intellect that others will copy whatever actions they see you perform.
May you have elevated self-respect and make Maya surrender by remaining stable on your seat of self-respect.
The most elevated self-respect of the confluence age is to stay in the awareness of being a master almighty authority. When a senior officer or a king is seated on his seat of self-respect, others also show him respect. If he is not on his seat, no one would then follow his orders. In the same way, when you also become one who has self-respect and remain seated on your seat of self-respect, Maya will surrender to you.
Those who remain stable in the stage of a detached observer and experience the company of the Comforter of Hearts are souls who are absorbed in love.
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