On the from Bagasara to Amreli, there was a King named Amru Vala. Her queen was a pious lady and firm in her morals. One day, the King was taking a tour of his town. While taking his tour he saw a young daughter of a potter, and was instantly captivated by her beauty and … Continue reading And The Queen Kills Her King….
This story of Janbai, a brave devotee of Lord Swaminarayan, and how Lord Swaminarayan saved her, in adverse situation. She was poor in her childhood, therefore her life was a struggle. Her parents were devotees of Lord Swaminarayan. She was a Brahmin by caste. In 18th century India, people got married at an early age. … Continue reading “You take what you want, I have kept what is mine”-An inspiring story of Janbai of Trapaj.
50.1 In the Samvat year 1876, in the early hours of Mahã vad 1 [31st January, 1820], Shreeji Mahãrãj was sitting in front of the veranda outside Dãdã Khãchar’s medi in Gadhadã. He was dressed entirely in white clothes. A sabhã of munis, as well as haribhaktas from various places, had gathered before Him. … Continue reading Vachanamrut #GI –50.1 A Person With A Sharp Intellect
This is a small story of a strong female devotee of Lord Swaminarayan, who kept her vows even in adverse conditions. Her name is Kadvibai ,daughter of Jiva Joshi of Jetpur. Her name was changed to Rambai later. She was married to a Brahman in the same village, but unfortunately, her in-laws were not devotees … Continue reading Kadvibai (Mota Rambai)- The brave daughter of Jiva Joshi
49.5 Brahmãnand Swãmi then asked further, “By what means can a person keep his vrutti on Bhagvãn?” Brahmanand Swami. Showing how a true inquisitive devotee should be , followed up the answer with a question. The question itself shows how eager the saints and the devotees were during those days. How can one focus on … Continue reading Vachanamrut #GI 49.2 Means and methods to focus on God
This is a small episode that happened in my life, which will describe how I came about to answer of the following question. "Why is it that a scientifically proven fact is open and accessible to all, but spiritual realization are limited to an individual?" First I will describe how I encountered this question.... I … Continue reading Science v/s Spirituality. Why is it that a scientifically proven fact is open and accessible to all, but spiritual realization are limited to an individual?
49.1 In the Samvat year 1876, on the evening of Mahã sud 14 [28th January, 1820], Swãmi Shree Sahajãnandji Mahãrãj was sitting on a decorated bedstead on the platform under the neem tree in front of the mandir of Shree Vãsudev-Nãrãyan in Dãdã Khãchar’s darbãr in Gadhadã. Two small oil lamps were lit in … Continue reading Vachanamrut #GI –49.1 The Characteristics of a True Devotee.
George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936. He had a servant who was special. Out of all his servants, this particular servant was his favourite. That was because of the way he … Continue reading King George v and his servant….
In the Samvat year 1876, on the evening of Mahaa sud 13 [27th January, 1820], Swaami Shree Sahajaanandji Mahaaraaj was sitting facing west on a decorated bedstead on the platform under the neem tree in front of the mandir of Shree Vaasudev-Naaraayan in Daadaa Khaachar‟s darbaar in Gadhadaa. He was dressed entirely in white clothes. … Continue reading Vachanamrut #GI–48.1 Protection Against The Four Types Of Kusangis(Unholy company)