…….So, its alright to say it is all love, its all affection, its all goodness, it’s all very sweet thing, you see. ‘But’, you must know that you have to come up. These trees have come up after a great struggle against the whole atmosphere, against the whole surroundings. They have come up on their own, except for the Mother Earth to which they are connected. So you people must know that you all are here to come up, to fight yourself, to find out what’s wrong with you. Where is your attention -first of all. The attention has to move in such a manner that outward you grow and inward you hold fast to your Mother, with complete respect. Those who can not do it are absolutely useless. If any tree doesn’t try to hold fast this Mother Earth, it will fall out. I mean, it’s just what it is doing and for from which it is rewarded. It has nothing to do with the Mother Earth. This Mother Earth has this specialty to be called Mother. This Mother Earth has this specialty and if this Mother Earth is not going to be linked by you, by your purposeful adherence, continuous identification, you are going to fall off like a dead tree.
So, it’s very important to understand that you ‘are’ great, no doubt. These trees are great. They have fought through, they have come up, but where is your ‘attention’? And what are you here for ? What is needed ? Sticking to things which are ‘against’ your growth. Bothered about things which go against you, all the time. The first and foremost thing that goes against us is our own non-sensical ego. We must understand this is the one, the greatest barrier within us. And we ‘have’ to get out of it. The Kundalini has to rise like the tree has risen up. And the ego is the biggest hurdle for most of us. It appears in many ways. We fight the Mother Earth which is giving you the source. You are the very being of that Mother. ‘She’ has created you, ‘She’ has made you. Because of Her you have come up, You are fighting Her! Arguing Her ! Going against Her. This is your ego, how will you grow? And once you start growing, the sun can help you, the sky can help you, everything can help you; the nature can help you. But you must have the ‘complete’ desire to rise above your dwarfness, above your selfishness above your conditioning and specially your ego.
All this when we say-that you are ‘this’, there’s no need to be puffed up. You see, if I tell a little tree that you are going to be a big tree, doesn’t mean that it has become a big tree. One has to become the big tree by pushing forward. And that quality like Gyaneshwara, like Tukarama, like Ramadasa, you all have to become ‘that’ quality. They never saw me, I just nourished them, without they seeing me. But they nourished themselves, on their own virtues, on their own qualities, on their own greatness. You have to be great like that ! Instead of that if you live with false notions about yourself, artificial things, absurd ideas, all non-sense that we have gathered through our up-bringing, through our rationality, through our reading, through other Gurus, land’ our own mental projections, ‘are’ going to be extremely dangerous for every individual Sahaja Yogi and as a whole also it will effect……….
H H Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi,Bordi (India), 13 February 1984.