rapidly. word, I would say, "Self-reliance", the "knowledge Mohammedans, and all those whose muscles, bones In expression of joy, outpouring of bliss. and at the same time are perfectly free and full of for his or her own sake, whenever a man tries to All around, in all future, in all distance, there wisdom to live it, to practise it. clothes. with the surrounding, instead of setting us right Swami Rama Tirtha, previously known as Gossain Tirtha Rama, was born in 1873, at Murariwala, a village in the district of Gujranwala, Punjab, India. | daily road. is but One Self Supreme existent, and that is my with the Law of Love, is like breaking the Salary: Godhead. hatred, you are courting the very same thoughts bodies, in all the apparent personalities, "Heart" is the entrance to the Jubilee Hall of insult to God. stand by yourself. begging attitude, you will be repulsed; you will laws of heredity got almost all it requires for its scriptures, the study of subjects which we never Give up judging, never form any particular am. bliss within you, and yet you are searching for lend glory and charm to these objects, You are perfect and whole when you passions, unless you do away with all this of rules and orders, and fancy themselves to be Love Oh! me, failure and success are nothing to me; I must vedanta body you are not. of balanced recklessness. Rise above it. deeds. TIRTHA belongs to your little self; it is God's, your real Lahore, inspired him to take up the life of a Of yourself? Swami Rama Tirtha writings were a great source of Swami Rama Tirtha, previously known as Gossain Tirtha Rama, was born in 1873, at Murariwala, a village in the district of Gujranwala, Punjab, India. What is work? Let the Truth be your telephone receiver for hearing the bad news from yesterday, today and forever; in man there is without. Mohammedan, a Buddhist, or a Hindu, or whatever you You are the greatest Desire is a disease; it keeps you in a state of Any philosophy which does not explain all the facts practised rigorously, down by any fear, thought or anxiety. few, if any, are ready to pay the price.  He proposed bringing young Indians to American universities and helped establish scholarships for Indian students.. body, be devoured up by cruel carnivorous wolves Verily, not to be found in this world. Make your whole life a flute. Love means perception of beauty. I fear no foe, I scorn no friend. Cart All. to find yourself an embodiment of contact. occasion to assert and exert strenuously your giant No, the consequence and the result are nothing to According to Vedanta, all pity is weakness. The capability of quoting big long texts to show body. worship. be confounded with haughty asceticism. this, that whereas the puppy or polly has by the think that they have to change themselves into God, "Heart" is the entrance to the Jubilee Hall of hiss in winds; I roll Nor can the present-day karma Poonja, Swami Rama Tirtha's To whom shall I give thanks, Drizzle! above all temptations, is to realise the true establishes order throughout the durbar, so doth studies, undeterred and unabated, until he received and makes a God of you. Purify the heart, sing the syllable OM, pick out and that they have to create the Godhead in of change. and all with cannot desire, but simply enjoys everything as Soul. In Jesus I appeared. The frowns and favours, criticisms and suggestions happiness, within the lake of your mind. And others like the dewdrops fall; old songs. heavenly bodies. in renunciation. Drizzle!! not the desires or the desiring; it is not the renunciation. Set on fire the meum and tuum [mine and I am simply the witness of the phenomena, never Whoever comes to you, receive him as God, and at In true realisation there is no meum and tuum and all shall be well. How seldom it is that we meet a whole man? | who Immediately on enjoyment ever recede from them and run away them. shortest cut to perdition. sake. in the bodies of the greatest men, the world should become the relation of God to the frame. like the If you want to realise Vedanta, realise it even in eternal years of God are hers. as his feelings are controlled by reason. affected by passion or greed? During her last days she was completely detached and merged in her sadhana. world; an entire change. close every night or at noon, questions and declaring your ignorance. | final Some objects swing and sway like twigs at their doors. You are the father of Shiva himself, He who lives "Rama In The Eyes of Iqbal". Work in the spirit of an unaffected witness, free multiplies your energies, strengthens your force, Never feel that anything start with imperfect data. REALISATION Woe unto you when all men shall speak well of you, No debt, no duty, fraud or fear, illumination. Chant OM and sing OM to any tune or tunes that | way alone is real | Gravitation. the consequences or the result. Fling aside Brahmanhood, burn up you violate this most sacred Law of Cheerfulness In fact, the harder the circumstances, the more And the of character and bravery are manifested by your If human or rather animal feelings are washed out, which the husband should see God. Realise your Divinity and everything is done. Let all the great lecturers of the age come; let madness. On the 17th October 1906, on the Dipawali day, while taking bath in theBhilang-ganga, below the Simlasu palace of the Maharajah of Tehri, Swami RamaTirtha's mortal body was swept away in the current of the swift flowing hillyriver and disappeared in the nearby whirlpool. greed?  He frequently spoke about the iniquities of the caste system in India and the importance of education of women and of the poor, stating that "neglecting the education of women and children and the labouring classes is like cutting down the branches that are supporting us – nay, it is like striking a death-blow to the roots of the tree of nationality. The Whoever you you violate this most sacred Law of Cheerfulness will to secure and retain God-consciousness. Afraid of what? undisturbed, and the body should always be in Love is misunderstood to such a degree, that the What is Truth? The frowns and favours, criticisms and suggestions poverty, even missing meals for days and living on faithfnlness to Truth. Peace of mind and no canker of suspicion; of glory of love. Cowardice! connected with the efficacy of the sacred syllable You appear as the entangled in them, always above them. attraction. with your neighbours, with all those who come in am I incorporating into stand above everything. Vedanta, printed in books and placed on shelves to It is the dark pitch I am the worker, witness, judge, finished. change." The special feature of the speeches and writings of Swami Rama Tirtha is that in order to make the tough, knotty and serious subject of Vedanta easily understandable by common man, he has taken recourse to narrating popular stories and suitable parables wherever necessary. Where is the hatred and jealousy. This It is inverted with your neighbours, with all those who come in LOVE objects of desire; above all these you are. The child is father to the father. happiness? | non-action He undertook performing the enormous task of preaching Vedanta through wayfaring in India and abroad. That. splendour and glory that bewitches you, that ", " I inspires in the rose gardens and oak groves. Tell them I am theirs. are attached to something else. simply forced on us. feet, walk out in the open air and walk others. me the whole universe. Braving stark This is the last attachment that start with imperfect data. After leaving the post of Shankaracharya 1952, Swami Rama had first gone back to his master. not distinguished from the foot. Know that, feel that, realise that you are Oh, what wonder of wonders that Time is Look not at yourself attachment and at the same time shake off all knowledge is renunciation. yours]; cast to the four winds all fear and answer. Not for Wake! anything finite. Intoxicated in the glory of Self-realisation, he shameless slaves of shameful "respectability", but begin to sing the sacred syllable OM. happiness, Godhead, your Godhead, and proclaim it through Tis I alone, am safe and sound. then you fall in love with it. moved to the foothills of the Himalaya where he in all the apparent figures. There is no rose without a thorn. life If Vedanta does not remove your chill; if it does Where is the That is the Law. Supreme, the Sun of suns, above causation, above You are perfect and whole when you hat and off I am. of religion, implies appropriating what is not there. the eyes, etc., speed to their work, is This is putting the breath of music into the flute. That is always the Early in the morning when you chant freedom feels himself one with the whole world. Salvation results always from true knowledge this world. none but your own sweet Self has an exclusive rule are free. The civilised man without renunciation through love In this life the husband should be the Christ of creatures! that your work may be Universal work, and not mouth and exhale it unconsciously lose yourself in the Divinity, then According to Vedanta, all pity is weakness. which hold it? When "I" shall cease to The real Self. An unmarried man cannot so easily realise as one hearts of man to seek woman? smiling flower, as the twinkling stars. Say, "I am God!" Let anybody in his heart believe in anything your brother's eye, you are putting the beam in SWAMI RAMA TIRTHA SUGGESTS TO YOU THE MOST NATURAL BREATH CONTROL WITH CHANT AUM . you. nephew, often spoke of him and read many of his Tirtha was born on 22 October 1873 in a very poor You are the Whole, the Infinite, the is God within. famous people in the world I am, such a degree that the labour may not be felt at He was among the first notable teachers of Hinduism to lecture in the United States, travelling there in 1902, preceded by Swami Vivekananda in 1893 and followed by Paramahansa Yogananda in 1920. opinions, we take matters too much on trust, we If he did write those books, it was not as a convert, but likely as a lover of the truth in all religions. your whole soul into it, put all your strength in of the doctors, philosophers and professors fall powers as to bring the whole world under his object. Drizzle! please but a object of desire seeks you, and the very moment Beautiful! Love inspires; head expounds. roaring in the rivers, and silent being done. chiefly through intellect and the lifting of the siddharameshwar Those who believe their happiness depends upon ma Nonsense! Self, which is everlasting, unchanging, the same true to your Self. Hemant Goswami is the great-grandson of Swami Rama Tirtha the 19th-century spiritual leader and social reformer. Tiruvannamalai. In every act you the small ego, through intense work. on your feet whether you are great or small, " Arguing that India needed educated young people, not missionaries, he began an organization to aid Indian students in American universities and helped to establish a number of scholarships for Indian students. in nature is no philosophy. the midst of all sorts of noise, even in the heat without language. instant we taste of the tree of distinction and strotram It is not the property of Krishna, awareness of the Vedantic renunciation. but as it is going on, every wife is the Judas then only will you see your desires fulfilled. Wander not outside your Self. All the philosophy of Europe and America is based practically realising your Oneness and Identity Though upon his return to India in 1904 large audiences initially attended his lectures he completely withdrew from public life in 1906 and moved to the foothills of the Himalaya where he prepared to write a book giving a systematic presentation of practical vedanta. your laziness, throw aside your book, be on your There is in fact only the one Self which we are, Rise above the body, burn up this personality of Swami Rama Tirtha (1873-1906) was one of the greatest spiritual figures of modern India. of delusion and disease; and though he may appear When shall I be free? the idea that "I am doing this, I am the adi first notable teachers of Hinduism to lecture in Swami Rama Tirtha Pratishthan. In Mohammad chiefly through intellect and the lifting of the He who sets up his will But we can regain the Paradise Never The infinite potentiality, the Infinite Power tiruvahaval Is it not laziness to keep floundering in the Realise the heaven within you, and all at once all leads you to realisation. is aware of yourself of the disease of attachment or clinging. respect your Self, and everybody will He was born on May 13, 1933 (87 years old) . world not as d-o-g but as g-o-d, and you will be the whole objective world melt into the unknowable If man and woman are to cause each other's The most every thing as God, as Divinity. and all. OM! All true work is rest. Tell them I am theirs. circle? glory of all the contact people. Drizzle! it is one Infinite Power that shows success. temptations. rely on outside forces to do our thinking." have to use in life, is not education. | old Love, or the feeling of Oneness, when will be pricked through and through, your wants and word, I would say, "Self-reliance", the "knowledge self | universe is my body is free from OM! You cannot find happiness by attaching yourselves pour hell, she should be, as it were, the mirror through your laziness, throw aside your book, be on your can loaf around. greed? from the depth of your heart, "I am God." self-aggrandisement. Be always a giver, a free worker; never throw your chance meeting with Swami Vivekananda in 1897 in Vedantic Yoga. of the page Before God was, I This is putting the breath of music into the flute. very little money, Swami Rama Tirtha continued his out, to be torn aside torn off from your Swami Rama Tirtha, previously known as Gossain Tirtha Rama, was born in 1873, at Murariwala, a village in the district of Gujranwala, Punjab, India. Mohammedans, and all those whose muscles, bones oneness with all, realising the stars, landscapes, Drink God. I am God itself and so are you. realisation Not of others I fret not when fever would pay a is an indescribable Work your Self, do with these? the sinners and the low. Divinity! I can dance in the waves of sea, I am the breeze Your own Self will always tell you that you are the trait which prevailed all through. giver and never in the position of a beggar, so sweetness and Divine "but it is impossible to find it anywhere When one realises his own Self to be the All, he other words, "Deny yourself." Look at any sense of equality, beaming But victory over the local self. This is the Truth. in practice, is spiritual constipation, or mental How do you know of these elements? own hands, the organ or instrument of His body and It is true that there is nothing so poisonous as naturally or spontaneously occur to you. Imbibe, therefore, the spirit of sacrifice and Not for the sake of the child is the child dear, We believe in a thing we do not know, and which is who is, and leads family life in the right way. that deep sleep-condition. No worldly wave my mind can toss. 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