Where do feelings come from?
Dear Friends,

Om shanti.  Someone asked me recently, “Where do feelings come from”?  Feelings emerge from the heart and reach the mind.  If you continually think and feel negatively about yourself, you will develop feelings of hopelessness and depression, which will become a “sanskara” or a pattern in the soul.  If you continually think and feel negatively about others, you will develop sanskaras of comparison, blame, criticism and hatred.  These sanskaras will arise again and again.

The only way to stop this cycle is to bring God’s remembrance and knowledge into the soul.  When you do this, the soul has the realization of its true identity as God’s child and develops the power to change.  This realization naturally produces positive thoughts, which in turn create good feelings.  And by staying in God’s remembrance, you are filled with power to change the habits of these heart and mind.

With love,

BK Janki

Comments  

Anil Patel
# Anil Patel 2011-05-22 12:31
Feelings. Life is spent and revovles around feelings. It is very difficult to separate feelings from the loved ones and that is what causes the negative thoughts. Only way to eliminate feelings is to become the living dead(no feelings) with the very people whom you have brought to this world(children) and that is very difficult. Life is a balance between care and share with feelings and how do you eliminate feelings without disowning the very loved. Maybe God has a message that if you love, love me and no-one else. So why get married and have family when ultimately you will disown them.
Moderator
# Moderator 2011-04-29 14:22

Sonalika: We can remember God when we are in meditaion.  This is the best way as we are focused and abosorbed without distractions.  However, we can also remember God while walking and moving around, like with any relationship, we remember the one we love and the qualities and the feelings that are connected with that one emerge.  In order to receive power from rememberance however, it is necessary to be soul councious, that is to be in the awareness of being a soul, as God too is a soul - the Supreme Soul. So by being soul concious you are aligning yourself with God - you are getting on the same 'wave length' and are able to receive - like tuning in to a radio station.

Sonalika
# Sonalika 2011-04-27 17:36
Gud evening... By staying in God's rememberence we can fill ourselves with power that is required to change us in positive way or shifts our mind from bad to good things but i want an answer to the question that how we could rather I could remember God all the time? Is it through meditation?or there are some other ways and means? If somebody can answer me,please do me a favour. I'll be grateful to you..
Moderator
# Moderator 2011-04-26 14:19

Suswan,  As with all worthwhile things, they take time to cultivate.  Meditation is a practice which is better when done regularly for short periods building the time spent daily.  As with any practice, we need to be consistant and focused.  In meditation our aim is to spend time with ourselves and with God.  This relationship also needs to be 'built'.  God is always available, filled with the qualities of love, peace, happiness and truth.  God is always sharing these qualities with us - to give us power - we have to get onto the same 'wave-length' as God - become aware of ourselves as a soul, a spiritual being, light energy - and then we will be able to receive these qualities and powers from God and experience Gods company.

Moderator
# Moderator 2011-04-16 17:33
Jumu: The soul is like an actor who plays its part through its physical costume (body) on this stage (the earth).  The mind is part of the soul.  The mind is a very subtle and powerful energy, and works in many ways. One way is as the creator. Our thoughts do transmit powerful creative energy that when focussed and concentrated, can manifest in the physical world. Another way is the mind 'picks up' what is going to happen in the future. We call this intuition. The answer is not really either this or that. Both can happen at the same time. 

 

bro. saldy
# bro. saldy 2011-04-16 04:10

feelings comes from the heart ot the mind..., the mind must be filled with loving thoughts daily, by early morning mediations, to begin the day... so that there will always be happy and peaceful thoughts for every project, programs, and activities that i have to under go daily...

Moderator
# Moderator 2011-04-14 18:58

Hemakrihnan:  When Dadi speakes of the 'heart' here she is speaking about the heart meaning where feelings come from, not literally the physical heart.  We often describe our feelings as connected to 'our heart' but what we mean is that we are experiencing these feelings and our experiences come from our soul.  The mind of which thoughts and feelings are a part, are in the soul and these get expressed through our physical bodies and brought into the world. 

Moderator
# Moderator 2011-04-14 18:42

Sunil: Through remembrance of God, who is the unlimited source of happiness, we can receive happiness.  However, like any relationship it takes time to build and nurture.  God has many qualities and as we get closer and spend more time with God so the qualities God influence us.  In today's society, we crave for instant gratification, and think that it will bring us happiness but it is very limited and fleeting, and we then become disappointed.  This is the world of forgetting and remembering - the more you remember God the happier you will be and when you forget, and get distracted by limited things inevitably happiness is short lived. Constant attention and remembrance of our True Friend brings constant happiness.

jumu
# jumu 2011-04-08 20:27

om shanti Dadi ji I have a question, for which i m not getting a clear answer. Its said what ever we think happens, because thoughts are energy. So when ever something hapens which i think, it is because of my thought or it will happen and so that is why i get the intution? Plz solve my dillema

sunil singh
# sunil singh 2011-04-07 08:17
Dear dadi ji ,
your precious words gives a lot of happiness to the heart.Can I get the same happiness by our rememberance of god as it the source of unlimited happiness.Will it take some time for happiness to take place after our association with god.Or is there any precise technique of remembering god by which I get the everlasting happiness instantly. Please give me the answer.
hemakrihnan
# hemakrihnan 2011-04-06 12:50
Om shanti Heart is a physical thing which is for blood circulation we are a soul different from the body but hear dadiji mention that feeling are create from heat and then reaches to mind plz clarify me.
Bharat Kumar
# Bharat Kumar 2011-04-04 06:56
Dear Dadi,
Thank you so much for the great messages. After reading and listening to your programs on TV, i have felt the need to transform myself and i hope with the blessings of you and god, i move along in this right way.
Deepika upadhyay
# Deepika upadhyay 2011-04-01 12:14
Please let me know the any centre available in faridabad near hardware.
helena scierka
# helena scierka 2011-04-01 09:13
I am new to this group however I want to thank you for enlightening the people and I am very grateful. May God bless you and all the members so we could help our brothers and sisters who are unaware and suffering.
Love and Blessings Forever.
Siddhesh
# Siddhesh 2011-03-31 18:40
Thanks Dadi for this valuable advice.
Moderator
# Moderator 2011-03-31 13:52
Mansi:  When we allow ourselves to feel overwhelmed by something, for example our studies, we will not be able to concentrate, as our mind fills with worry instead of focusing on what is in front of us.  Habits are created by repetition, perhaps by re-reading the message from Dadi the understanding that by remembering God the cycle of worry has an opportunity to break and you also receive power from that remembrance.  Also organizing your study time into manageable segments will also help to reduce the worry.  Worry wastes a lot of time and can lead to depression.
Muruan B K
# Muruan B K 2011-03-31 10:40
Thank u
mansi
# mansi 2011-03-31 06:27
dear dadiji
pls help me as because whenever my studies are not upto the mark and there is lot of syllabus i get depressed and forget everything what i earlier learnt. and i m not able to do meditation also pls help. give me some suggestions.
JAGDISH MEHTA
# JAGDISH MEHTA 2011-03-30 20:54
Dear Dadiji, thanks for our message.  i hope your message will help me. Om shanti.
Rakhi Seth
# Rakhi Seth 2011-03-30 12:55
Dear Dadi ji whenever i came across to u r books n lecturers of all sisters i like it .I m trying 2 work on myself .God shows me this light i m strongly feeling there must be a reason behind it.
Thanks 2 my Dad for showing me the way.
arpita chakraborty
# arpita chakraborty 2011-03-30 11:57
What a wonderful thought Dadi ji. hopefully i can do as u said. om shanti
Shernaz Petigara
# Shernaz Petigara 2011-03-30 01:02
Om Shanti Dadi Jankiji,
After recovering from Leukemia, I have got a second chance to live my life and attending the course and listening to class every Saturday at the Centre has changed my life's perception. Thank you and hope to see you at Madhuban in January 2013 when I come to India for my daughter's marriage

I simply love the program which is telecast on Star Plus every evening.
kareem
# kareem 2011-03-29 14:21
thank u so much for u r massage dadiji
raakhee pankaj panchal
# raakhee pankaj panchal 2011-03-28 21:04
Dear Dadiji,

Om Shanti!!!

thank u so much for showing us path to get us rid from our sorrow and negative aura. By reading your meaningful messages i feel like getting new hope to live whole life once again with enthusiasm and complete spirituality.Thanks once again.From tomorrow onwards i am going to start with rajyog meditation. Looking forward with bright hopes and happiness.
Amit
# Amit 2011-03-28 13:05
We have financial debt problems and I am positively trying to resolve these. However my wife says I am being negative by constantly talking about the problems. she says she is positive but she has a false positive attitude in pretending the problems dont exisist. She positively ignores any difficulties believing that they are negative thoughts.
I have now decided to get on with the work and dont speak to my wife about any problems as it makes her upset.
haresh bhatti
# haresh bhatti 2011-03-28 10:01
dear dadiji,

thanks for your message on the feelings. where do they come from and best part you have shown is to be with God. i was really facing the same situation of negativity which has resulted in depression but now i will experiment on your suggestion and leave it to God and remember him in this type of negative situations. thank you so much. i pray God for your good health and peace of mind. om shanti
Chet
# Chet 2011-03-28 08:59
yes, we should always stay in God's remembrance.

duru ailani
# duru ailani 2011-03-28 08:56
i like to be positive ,and try to cut when negative thoughts come, by taking gods name,
Edith Lamy
# Edith Lamy 2011-03-27 17:50
One really has to "learn" and "practice" how do control the mind and try to bring all the love from the deepest part of our heart, to the surface and spread all around. Thank you very much for the kind words. Om Shanti
babakachild
# babakachild 2011-03-27 16:10
Om Shanti Dadi ji..........

the comments box here makes me so happy........ because by using this comments box i can say thanks to you and whats more i need................ again thank you for such kind efforts in this very age.
maruthi
# maruthi 2011-03-27 15:52
Dear Dadi earlier I was thinking more negatively about myself but with Baba's (God's) Knowledge and love I have realized my true strength and there is a lot of change in me. I feel myself more energetic, positive, and loving. Thanks again to all dadis, brothers and sisters for their great service in changing this old world of negativity and hatred into a new world of happiness, love, and positivity. I also love to do my small service with the BK organization.
susawan
# susawan 2011-03-27 09:15
Dadiji,
om shanti main kafi time se meditation kar rahi hoon.Mujhe usse benefit bhi hua.but life main nye problems ati ja rahi hain,maine 2 times meditation course bhe kiya hai.kya baba mujhe such main dekh sun rahe hain.pleeeeese ans me
uma
# uma 2011-03-27 09:08
read this
PRIYA
# PRIYA 2011-03-26 20:59
So very true and beautifully said.
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