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Monday, March 21, 2016

Real prosperity - ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः ॥

ॐ द्यौः शान्तिरन्तरिक्षं शान्तिः

पृथिवी शान्तिरापः शान्तिरोषधयः शान्तिः ।

वनस्पतयः शान्तिर्विश्वेदेवाः शान्तिर्ब्रह्म शान्तिः

सर्वं शान्तिः शान्तिरेव शान्तिः सा मा शान्तिरेधि ॥

ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः ॥

Om Dyauh Shaantir-Antarikssam Shaantih

Prthivii Shaantir-Aapah Shaantir-Ossadhayah Shaantih |

Vanaspatayah Shaantir-Vishve-Devaah Shaantir-Brahma Shaantih

Sarvam Shaantih Shaantireva Shaantih Saa Maa Shaantir-Edhi |

Om Shaantih Shaantih Shaantih ||

OM, May Heaven Prosper, Sky Prosper,

May Earth Prosper, Water Prosper, Plants Prosper,

May Trees Prosper, Gods Prosper, Brahman Prosper,

May all Prosper, May that prosperity, real prosperity be mine,
Om, Prosper, Prosper, Prosper

It is really amazing how far our elders thought thousands of years back. They understood that our prosperity lies on prosperity of nature. The above shloka which is read by us in all religious functions has such a deep meaning.

Heaven - Sky - Earth - Water - Plants - Trees - Gods - Brahman - All - Me

How well it goes starting from Heaven ending on Me. They knew that real prosperity lies in prosperity of all especially all natural constituents. They knew that only when Earth, Water, Plants and Trees will prosper that we will be able to really prosper.

Today we are running after economic prosperity leaving all others behind. The way we have polluted our water, degraded our forests (plants and trees) we will not be able to realize that REAL PROSPERITY.

They realized that real prosperity will only be there if all prosper, by all they don't mean only we humans but all living beings be it a small ant or largest of all Whale. The cycle of life, death and rebirth has been so well devised. Only good karma will lead you to better life in next birth but finally you have to reach the parmatma only then your soul will rest in eternal peace with its maker. For reaching the parmatma you have to do good deeds, righteous karma and breach the continuous cycle of death and rebirth.

How correct they were, only your righteous karma will bring prosperity for all.

Om, Shanti, Shanti, Shanti

ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः ॥

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