Monthly Archives: October 2011

DISCOURSES : November 16, 1939

November 16, 1939 Satyada was telling Sri Sri Thakur that a man in Calcutta had taken Istobhriti money from many on the pretence of wanting to purchase a hookka ( smoking pipe ) for him. Thakur said, “Why should people … Continue reading

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DISCOURSES : November 14, 1939

November 14, 1939 Sri Sri Thakur was resting on his bed after supper, as he talked to Kesto-da. “It seems to me that the sperm that is responsible for a new life stays on even after death. It does not … Continue reading

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DISCOURSES : October 21, 1939

October 21, 1939 Sri Sri Thakur was sitting on Khepuda’s verandah this morning. Many mothers and brothers were standing around. Sri Sri Thakur :“Jaajan ( talking about Ideal with others) means nothing more than explaining to a man how he … Continue reading

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DISCOURSES : October 20, 1939

October 20, 1939 It was night time and Sri Sri Thakur was sitting on a chowki placed on the river- embankment facing east. Jatinda, Kestoda of Chandannagore, Amar-bhai and others were present. Sri Sri Thakur : “Each of the Aryan … Continue reading

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DISCOURSES : October 19, 1939

October 19, 1939 The room was full in the morning. Kestoda from Chandan Nagar said, “why is mourning observed after somebody expires ? What is the reason for different mourning periods for different classes ?” Sri Sri Thakur : “Usually … Continue reading

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DISCOURSES : October 18, 1939

October 18, 1939 In the evening a new visitor said to Thakur, “However much we exert ourselves, everything depends on luck. Someone is not able to achieve anything even after a lot of trouble; while some­one else comes out successful … Continue reading

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DISCOURSES : October 17, 1939

October 17, 1939 Jatinda asked, “What should a student organization be like ?” Sri Sri Thakur answered, “One should meet a necessity as it arises in the course of work. A thing is best built that way.” The subjects of … Continue reading

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DISCOURSES : October 13, 1939

October 13, 1939 This morning Sri Sri Thakur said, “If we are strong on our principle, we won’t have to yield to our environment. Instead, our environment yields to us. If we have an urge to do what has to … Continue reading

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DISCOURSES : October 12, 1939

October 12, 1939 Sushilda was back in ashram today after collecting information on memories of previous births. He described his findings in detail to Sri Sri Thakur’s great enjoyment. At one time he said, “I examined the horoscope of two … Continue reading

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DISCOURSES : October 11, 1939

October 11, 1939 It was about ten o’clock in the morning. Sri Sri Thakur was seated on snow-white bedding, his feet bare, a thick sacred thread hanging from his shoulder. He was talking about this and that with Gopal da, … Continue reading

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