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Practice and Efficacy of Sri Ramchandra’s Rajayoga
generation of bondage or fetters. We came here as an expression of the Divine but we started thinking that everything is due to our action. We started feeling that we are the doers and it is we who are doing good or bad to others. Neither are we the persons to do good nor are we the persons to kill. That is the solution in the Bhagavadgita. The greatest message, which is given in the Gita, is that we are not the doers. Lord Krishna says to Arjuna, “I am the doer, and you are only the means or the instrument”. That Arjuna has to be only as ‘nimmitta matram’ (being just nominally present). For just His purposes as ‘nimmitta matram’ He goes on sending streams of individuals into the world in various lines. Because the very nature of life is that it will decay and perish. To keep going His creation He sends somebody else to replace. There is perenniality of flow, which again is subject to the principle of procreation. The maintaining job of creation is only through procreation but meaningful procreation, meaningful tradition, and a meaningful principle that is transmitted is the divine light. When we try to
possess something and say it is our own, we are

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