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Friday, 14 December 2012

Gunasankirtan- The Way Forward

Hari Om Dear Friends,



It just occurred to me that today I should share a few thoughts with you on Gunasankirtan (narration in praise of the attributes of the Sadguru). As I reflect back over the Gunasankirtan activities that we have undertaken over the past 2-3 years with a renewed focus, I can see before my eyes how it has translated into so many important milestones. It is necessary to understand and appreciate that the reason for Bapu visiting different places is because the love and affection of Shraddhavans for Bapu and Bapu’s unconditional love for them. It is our moral duty to reach out to the Shraddhavans and make available to them what we have received and benefitted from. That Bapu’s visits to Aurangabad in November 2010 and to Jalgaon in 2011 became unprecedented successes, was because people came with an expectation that they have someone to look up to for the real support (aadhaar), which is one of Bapu’s fundamental principles. The importance of Gunasankirtan was further underlined this year with a total of 125 new centres being granted official recognition. Actually, during the Adhiveshan, Bapu had announced the names of 123 centres. Subsequently, with Bapu’s approval, another 2 centre were granted recognition – Sarve Budruk, Taluka Pachora, District Jalgaon and Akole (Shekaiwadi), Taluka Akole, District Ahmednagar. Such a quantum leap in the number of new centres could not have happened without Gunasankirtan.

Gunasankirtan has, in fact, been the subject of my address for the last two Adhiveshans. The importance of Gunasankirtan cannot be overstated. It is undeniably the need of the times, considering the fact the situation all over the world is getting worse by the day and it is in times such as these that people need support, that is absolute and unconditional, i.e. without any expectations whatsoever. 

Come to think of it, Shri Saisatcharita itself is a Gunasankirtan of Shri Sainath by Hemadpant. Moreover, Hemadpant’s coming into contact with Shri Sainath was because of Shri Sainath’s gunasankirtan to him by his two friends. Most of you, I’m sure, would have come to Bapu after you happened to hear his gunasankirtan from a friend of yours and or through a Visheshanka. I recall that during the Bhaktisheel class, I was told by Bapu to speak on the 32nd Chapter of Shri Saisatcharita. On that occasion, I had spoken on how the journey of Hemadpant began with the listening of the Gunasankirtan of Shri Sainath from his friends and how he took the first step towards Shri Sainath and then never looked back. When he took his last breath, he had just finished penning down the last word in the 52nd Chapter of the Shri Saisatcharita. I am attaching a video clipping of the relevant footage taken during my talk on the 32nd Chapter.

I pray at Bapu’s lotus feet that this Gunasankirtan always continue in the same manner as this is a golden opportunity available to every Shraddhavan for his / her own progress.

कर्म मात्र मी करणार । समर्थ हरिगुरु फल देणार । ऐसा ज्याचा दृढ निर्धार । बेडा पार तयाचा ॥ 
(अध्याय ४८, ओवी ४४ )

The karma is mine, I will do it. The fruit however, is of the all powerful Hari-Guru. It is His prerogative and Will. He will give it. The one who makes of this value, a firm resolve, will have a fulfilled and blessed life 
- (Chapter 48, verse 44)

ll Hari Om ll

14 comments:

sudrikamol said...

श्री राम मामा

Suneeta Karande said...

HARI OM DADA. Thanks a millions!!! Video Clip of BHAKTISHEEL Class memories- tremendous treasure - Before every PANCHSHEEL exam, the Journey of Hemandpant described by you gives moral boost to do SINHAVLOKAN of one's own journey to the lotus feet of BAPU. During taking notes in Bhaktisheel Class it was not possible to copy your each and every word, but today really it gave immense pleasure listening again and again. Yesterday only BAPU asked to follow 5 steps of KATHAN, ANUSHEELAN, ANUBANDHAN, AVGAHAN and AAMANTRAN while reading each story of SHREESAISACCHARIT and today this unique gift from you.. there are no words to express my joy.... SHREERAM , SHREERAM, SHREERAM...

Subhash S.Chitre said...


हरी ओम समीर दादा ,
आपल्या ब्लॉग वरील 'गुण संकीर्तन ' ह्या विषया वरील विचार वाचले. खूप छान वाटले .

त्याचप्रमाणे, आपले 'साईं चरित्राच्या 32 व्या आध्याया वरील विचार आणी स्वतः श्री साई नाथांचे हेमाड पंताकडून केले गेलेले गुण संकीर्तना संबधीचे व्हिडिओ द्वारे केलेले विवेचन सुद्धा खूपच छान!

हरी ओम !

सुभाष एस. चित्रे.



nri2008 said...

Hari Om Dada,

a)Thanks for the Wonderful guidance through Gunasankirtan as it has given us very unique insights in Holy Shree Sai Satcharitra .

b)extremely grateful for video on Bhaktisheel class.

Hope and pray to ParamPujya Sadguru Aniruddha Bapu so we get an opportunity to see/hear CDs/DVDs of Complete Bhaktisheel class in Singapore Upasana Kendra as there are many Bahubhashik Shradhavan here and will help us learn and understand better by HIS love and blessings.

I love you Bapu!

Hari Om

Ramchandrasinh

sunilsinh bahl said...

Hari om dada.
All were stunned at the adiveshan when the announcement was made about 123 new kendras. And now 2 more.It is simply amazing and signifies the 'speed' at which Anirudha the unstoppable is working, all for the benefit of the bhaktas.
The last verse in your post is very apt and applicable. We need to do gunasankirtan at the individual, group or mass level and leave the rest to Bapu. He will decide the future of the bhaktas.
Hari om
Sunilsinh bahl

Mukta said...

Hari om dada..... its always a pleasure to read your blogs... they are full of information, awareness and love of BAPU.... Hari om once again...

Nesarikar said...

Dada, its true we need to concentrate on Gunasankirtan and all arms of our sanstha need to add their bit. We used to add 5 to 10 centers every year. A jump to 125 is really heartening. I also feel we can increase gunasankirtan outside Maharashtra , in Hindi, English, Gujarati and other languages. I am ready to contribute in Hindi or English and also request other shradhhavans to join and take it forward with missionary zeal.

Shivanandsinh Savur, Sharjah, UAE said...

Hari Om Samirdada, Shree Ram for this video & explaining us how we need to move towards our path shown by Sadguru. This small explanation touches every aspect of Bhakti which shows us what we can achieve with the presence of Sadguru. It shows us how to conquer our flaws & go towards Parmarth.

Prashantsinh Pasale said...

Hari Om Dada, It is really true that due to some well wisher's Gunsankirtan today we are in lotus feet of Bapu. And now it is our moral duty , but most importantly our love on Bapu that we should inform to as much people as possible to inform them how Bapu loves on his children. Hari Om

Nikhil Gandhalikar said...

हरीओम दादा , हा व्हीडीओ अपलोड केल्या बद्दल खूप खूप श्रीराम हेमाडपंत कसे होते त्यांनी काय काय अनुभवले, त्यांचा प्रवास श्रीसाई बाबानच्या सानिध्यात कसा होता हे तुम्ही खूप खूप प्रेमाने समजून सांगितल खरच हा व्हिडीओ चालू केल्यानंतर बापूंच्या प्रेमाची पुरेपूर जाणीव होत होती ह्यातून इथून पुढे माझ्या बापूच कार्य मला कस पुढे नेता येईल ह्याचा विचार करून कृती करायला हवी. आणि मी आता इथून पुढे नक्कीच हेमाडपंतांचा आदर्श डोळ्यासमोर ठेवणार

Nikhil Gandhalikar said...

हरीओम दादा , हा व्हीडीओ अपलोड केल्या बद्दल खूप खूप श्रीराम हेमाडपंत कसे होते त्यांनी काय काय अनुभवले, त्यांचा प्रवास श्रीसाई बाबानच्या सानिध्यात कसा होता हे तुम्ही खूप खूप प्रेमाने समजून सांगितल खरच हा व्हिडीओ चालू केल्यानंतर बापूंच्या प्रेमाची पुरेपूर जाणीव होत होती ह्यातून इथून पुढे माझ्या बापूच कार्य मला कस पुढे नेता येईल ह्याचा विचार करून कृती करायला हवी. आणि मी आता इथून पुढे नक्कीच हेमाडपंतांचा आदर्श डोळ्यासमोर ठेवणार

Amolsinh Tilve said...

shri ram Dada , yours thoughts are real Margadarshak ( True Guidance ) for us !

Yogesh Surve said...

हरि ओम दादा,

हेमाडपंथांचा एका सामान्य माणसापासून ते एका साई भक्तापर्यंतचा प्रवास थोडक्यात आम्हाला यातून कळाला व मनामध्ये एक अंकुर फुटुन आलं कि आपणपण हेमाडपंथान सारख नाही पण बाप्पाला आपल्याकडून अपेक्षित असलेल्या गोष्टी करायचा प्रयास नक्कीच करू शकतो आणि तस केलं तर ते बाप्पालाही नक्कीच आवडेल.

दादा एक रिक़वेस्ट होती, जर तुमच्याकडे अजून काही असे साई सत्चारित्राचे विडीओज असतील तर प्लीज तुमच्या ब्लॉगवर आमच्याबरोबर ते शेअर करा. नक्कीच भक्ति मार्गावर बाप्पाच्या जवळ जाण्यासाठी ते आम्हाला मदत करतील.

श्री राम

Yogesh Surve said...

हरि ओम दादा,

हेमाडपंथांचा एका सामान्य माणसापासून ते एका साई भक्तापर्यंतचा प्रवास थोडक्यात आम्हाला यातून कळाला व मनामध्ये एक अंकुर फुटुन आलं कि आपणपण हेमाडपंथान सारख नाही पण बाप्पाला आपल्याकडून अपेक्षित असलेल्या गोष्टी करायचा प्रयास नक्कीच करू शकतो आणि तस केलं तर ते बाप्पालाही नक्कीच आवडेल.

दादा एक रिक़वेस्ट होती, जर तुमच्याकडे अजून काही असे साई सत्चारित्राचे विडीओज असतील तर प्लीज तुमच्या ब्लॉगवर आमच्याबरोबर ते शेअर करा. नक्कीच भक्ति मार्गावर बाप्पाच्या जवळ जाण्यासाठी ते आम्हाला मदत करतील.

श्री राम