Preparation for Diwali - Week -3


Day 15: Monday, October 16

Vara Lakshmi bestowing blessings

Awareness of Memorial:
Vara Lakshmi is the goddess who confers upon you such boons that you never dreamt of or imagined. Vara Lakshmi fulfills desires that come from an honest heart with boons that bring the highest fulfillment. Her blessings enable you to attain eternal attainments.

Practice:
Being the master Bestower of blessings, I offer the world blessings through my thoughts of good wishes and pure feelings. I forgive the mistakes of myself and others with the spiritual strength of my merciful heart and benevolent nature.
 


Day 16: Tuesday, October 17

Moksha Lakshmi bestowing liberation

Awareness of Memorial: 
Moksha Lakshmi removes all attachments and bestows moksha, or liberation on souls who are seeking peace.

Practice:
By considering myself to be a soul I experience liberation through the connection to Source. This connection frees me from all gross and subtle bondages. Once I am free, I am able to help others connect to God and to experience true liberation.
 


Day 17: Wednesday, October 18

Sthayi Lakshmi bestowing family stability

Awareness of Memorial: 
Sthayi Lakshmi is the stable force in homes generating true family values where truth, harmony, respect, care and kindness prevail. She acts as the mortar that binds trusting relationships, upholds the dignity of all family members, and connects the core strength of the generations.

Practice:
I am a soul who remains constantly stable and a detached observer to the different personalities of those I live and work with. I remain grounded in pure thoughts in all situations and circumstances. I sit on the seat of my self-respect and do not get disturbed by any external influences.
 


Day 18: Thursday, October 19

Deepa Lakshmi bestowing luminance to minds and hearts

Awareness of Memorial:  
Deep Lakshmi is remembered as the wealth of brightness who brings joy, celebration, and happiness to souls. She lights the way in dismal, dull, and dark situations. Deep Lakshmi signifies the 'ray of light' that inspires human ingenuity.

Practice:
I, the soul am a being of light. I have received the gift of a divine intellect that comes alive with the enlightenment of knowledge. Through my presence I inspire souls to renounce darkness and to rejoice in the light.


Day 19: Friday, October 20

Suddha Lakshmi bestowing the yuktis to remove obstacles

Awareness of Memorial:  
Suddha Lakshmi removes all obstacles by reminding souls of their innate wealth that rightly belongs to them. She showers you with all types of prosperity and graces you with purity. She shows the method to look beyond the obstacle and to see the inheritance.

Practice:  
I am a powerful soul who can see beyond the obstacles. There is no fear of obstacles. Instead I see them as a game and remain in pleasure. With my stage of trikaldarshi, I am able to see what created the obstacle in the past, what I need to do in the present to remove the obstacle, and the inheritance I claim as a future reward.
 


Day 20: Saturday, October 21

Shanti Lakshmi bestowing the prosperity of peace

Awareness of Memorial:  
Shanti Lakshmi replaces vulnerability with strength, weakness with power, inner turmoil with clear vision, and upheaval with peace. Human beings hobble on the two feet of peace and peacelessness. Through her divine compassion she helps the soul to align itself to its original religion of peace.

Practice:  
I am an embodiment of peace who have bid farewell to all peacelessness. I live in my eternal home of peace, Shantidham with my Father, the Ocean of Peace. Together we share peace with all seekers by combining our rays of peace.
 


Day 21: Sunday, October 22

Awareness of Memorial:  
Our aim and objective in studying Raja Yoga is to become like Lakshmi and Narayan. Baba says that we all have a memorial on the path of devotion. How have you been remembered on the path of bhakti portraying a characteristic of Lakshmi? Do you hear the call of your devotees? What are they calling out to you for?

Practice:  
Fill in your practice based on your memorial.