Since 1991, Shuddha has been a translator within a collective, of the words of Gnani Purush Dadashri from Gujarati in tapes, videos or in print into English and since the days of the beginning of internet transmission, these translations have been offered on the web in the form of books, free for all. Gnani Purush Dadashri is the enlightened One who never authored any book, but agreed to the publications of the compilations of his satsang in books. These satsangs are now available in many different languages. Shuddha has been deeply involved in the process of finalization of the words of the Gnani Purush for the sole aim of conveying the deepest meanings in the heart of the Gnani Purush.
This first of the 14 Aptavanis encompasses 'Akram Vignan' the new easy Science of Liberation, was published on July 15 1973 in Gujarati. It is the essence of the knowledge of liberation from suffering. It contains the Knowledge of the Self and of the world, from the Vision of the Liberated One called a Gnani Purush. Aptavani 1 was compiled from written notes of satsang with Gnani Purush Dadashri.
Pragnya is the energy within that liberates. It begins in the liberating process called the Gnan Vidhi. Gnani Purush Dadashri began the Gnan Vidhi in 1968, explains all details of this liberating energy within the awaked One. The opposite of pragnya is ugnya-the energy that continues to keep a human being in bondage. Where there is the light of Knowledge there is clarity and leads to liberation.
Aptavani 13 Volume 1 is another major gift from Gnani Purush Dadashri of Akram Vignan to all who have attained the Self, through his now famous Gnan Vidhi. This book shows how the Self - the Mahatma can progress towards the absolute Self by understanding the exact nature of the non-Self complex called the prakruti. Very precise and understanding of cause and effect karma makes this very easy.
Countless human beings take up the path of liberation also called spirituality or path of Self-realization. That which is spiritual, is by nature that which is free from ego and ego related pains in life. The fundamental fuel for ego and egoism related pain in life interaction are the inner enemies. These are pride, greed and deceit. This Aptavani 9 of Dadashri lets you See and eradicate them.
Spiritual seekers accept that for liberation one needs to know who am I? To know means to experience who I really am, in this body. Am I this body? Am I this mind? Am I these words? The answer begins in the book of Self realization of Dadashri. After knowing the Self, what remains? The mind-body-speech complex. That is the prakruti. How did it arise, what is it, how will it dissolve? Know thus.
Aptavani 2 encompasses the entire science of liberation called Akram Vignan of Gnani Purush Dadashri. Initially published in Gujarati in 1974, this book was the first compilation of satsangs of Gnani Purush Dadashri from actual tape recordings. Akram means without any steps of effort. Vignan means science. This is the comprehensive book of this easy science of liberation from all suffering.
Gnani Purush is the One for whom nothing remains to be known or experienced. This is the autobiography of Gnani Purush Dadashri who has given the easy direct way to experience the eternal Self with its glorious beauty and bliss within 2 hours. This science is called Akram Vignan. Dadashri did not write any words. His simple words here reveal the amazing presence that transcends time and history.
Every one has his own concept of the Lord. The name invokes the highest within a human being. One loves his Jesus, Krishna, Mahavira, Buddha or Mohammed. And now a Current Living Lord? Who is He? Where is He? How can I meet Him? Even those who do not believe in a Lord, will find some amazing beauty in the revelations of the enlightened One, whom the world now knows as Gnani Purush Dadashri.
How can one walk the spiritual path without the guidance from the one who is familiar with that path? The one who guides is the guru. With the right relationship between the guru and the disciple, the goal of liberation is possible. This book of Dadashri provides significant understanding about guru- disciple relationship in matters of worldly interaction, and also liberation or Self realization.
The real value of an invaluable jewel can only be known by a jeweler. in the history of books of Liberation, this Aptavani 12 is one such jewel. This Aptavani is something very special indeed. Speech that comes from experience of the Self is extremely rare. This Aptavani has that experience only. The experience of the fully awakened One guides the increasing experience of the newly awakened One.
“This Aptavani is something very special. Speech that comes from experience of the Self is extremely rare. There can never be a book on experience of spirituality. This Aptavani has that experience only. ‘We’ have described everything from the mountaintop. Nowhere has the complete experience been disclosed. Here is the complete experience of the Self. This Aptavani will work forever," Dadashri
What is good interaction between parents and children? It is when a child feels the love in the home. He would rather be home than go out at odd times.The stresses of the modern life makes it difficult to have harmony in a family. Parents have major responsibility raising children. Harmony between parents and children is important before the child grows up and leaves. Gnani Purush shows the way.
Why do bad things happen to good people and vice versa? Is there a reason behind this? Am I going to be punished for the 'bad' things I have done in this life? Is someone up there or out there going to 'do' this? What about the good I have done for others? Will there be the riches of the heaven for me then? Who makes me do the good or the bad? Is it my karma or is it God? What is karma? Find out.
Anger is the greatest enemy of man. It is carried as gunpowder within, life after life, only to explode at the slightest provocation. It is a living fire, which burns the self and the other. It is a weakness that drains away all energies of a human being. The person who does not become angry is stronger than the one who does become angry. Anger can not be controlled. It leaves with understanding.
In this world there is no one who does not have some burden of worry. The lack of understanding about the true nature of worry, is the reason why worry continues. Worries that eat away at you inside are meaningless. They harm your health and also obstruct whatever is due to you. Worrying is egoism. It is easy to become free from worry by reading this book which is a gift from the Gnani Purush.
The one who is living rarely thinks about death, except when death happens to someone else. One goes about life, as if death is never going to come to him. Interesting? Death is a night of sleep between two days. Life continues with another body. What exactly is death? Who dies? Am I dying or is the body dying? Who am I in the body? Where will I be? Read this book to become fearless in death.
There is no human being who has not suffered from the effects of violence that abounds in this world. After suffering from such violence, one yearns and even tries to become free from violence. Violence happens through the mind speech and body. Non-violence also begins from the mind-speech and body. How? The precise scientific solution is clearly explained in this book of Gnani Purush Dadashri.
In life, everyone accepts that being married means to be in disharmony. One marries a partner for 'life of happiness' but soon finds that love leaves and only marriage remains with its load of responsibilities and conflicts. Many complicate the relationship, with affairs and divorces. This book is about Harmony in Marriage. It will bring harmony and peace in your marital life, if you read it.
Sex and sexuality and its impulses within the mind, body and speech has landed human beings in serious difficulties in current life, and yet they continue to play with it, unaware of this. Sex is natural. sexuality is not. Sexuality distorts the natural hunger and complicates life. Brahmacharya means freedom from sexual impulses in life. is this possible? Yes. Indeed. For sure.
Almost everyone uses the word 'love' without understanding its true nature. That which increases or decreases or goes away is not true love. It is transient attraction- repulsion phenomena happening within. True Love is that which remains constant, and is not associated with any conditions or expectations. Such Love is the Love of God, the Self within. Such Love does not see any fault in anyone.
Every human being continues to experience the hurtful or helpful effects of speech in daily life. Pain caused through words perpetuates pain life after life, says Gnani Purush Dadashri. This book on Spirituality in Speech will help heal the terrible pains that human beings continue to suffer, life after life. Understanding the science of speech liberates a person from pain and suffering.
The Fault is of the Sufferer. You may ask, 'If I am not at fault, and I am suffering, because of what he did to me; how can it be my fault?' The cardinal reason for suffering in life after life is the faulty vision which blames the other person for one's own suffering. Liberation begins when one becomes free from faulty vision. The Fault is of the Sufferer. Understand this and Be Free.
Whatever has happened is justice. This simple sentence holds the key to liberation in life. Inability to accept whatever has happened as justice, is the reason for complications and entanglements in worldly life interactions. Much energy is saved for the one who accepts the profound truth of this simple statement of Gnani Purush Dadashri who opened up Akram Vignan the easy way to Liberation.
Adjust Everywhere, is the simple key to becoming free from the ego that is the root cause of all suffering in life. The suffering is due to the resistance in the ego. For the one who understands the words of the Gnani Purush, and thereby applies these two words, life would become easy, beautiful and ultimately blissful. Adjust Everywhere is the original 'voice' within you. See how it resonates.
Many say that liberation is not their interest. Instead they want the pleasures that life offers. Gnani Purush Dadashri, in this small and beautiful book opens up the ways to attain happiness in life through helping others. Various ways of helping others are explained in context with cause and effect, life after life. Helping others helps the self. This little book of the Gnani will help humanity.
In daily life, all of us are aware that despite having a deep intention not to hurt anyone, hurt happens. Hurt to a living being through mind, speech or actions, hurts the self and leads to further entanglements in the current as well as future life. To be free from such pain is the essence of all religion. This is now possible through these 9 Kalams -liberating sentences of Gnani Purush Dadashri.
Countless seekers have questions about the Soul and the universe. Many spiritual masters of the East and the West, speak about the Soul, and its attainment. They show many paths and ways of attaining this goal, the Self. However, the search continues. Gnani Purush Dadashri in this Aptavani 8, explores all this, and shows the precise way of attaining freedom from all pain and suffering in life.
Life is easy and blissful when one has the knowledge of the Self, and the knowledge of how to interact with others without causing pain to anyone. In Aptavani 3 Gnani Purush Dadashri reveals the science of the Soul in exact clarity, and then he reveals the science behind human bondage and the freedom from it. He energizes the reader to live life without any conflict, and thus be free for ever.
How can one really know what he wants in life, without knowing who he really is? All quests of man remain incomplete without this answer. And the search continues life after life. When a person arrives at the question, 'Who am I?' he has come very close to the door of liberation and the world of the blissful Self within. Gnani Purush Dadashri gives the exact answer and later the experience.
Are you quick to vocalize faults of others? Why is it that no matter what you do, you are dissatisfied and unhappy within? The answer is very simple. You have faulty vision. If you see faults in others, pain will arise within you. If you begin to see where you are wrong, you will become free from pain and free from hurt to anyone. Find this bliss through Dadashri's Flawless Vision. It is easy.
This simple easy to read book gives the simple key to liberation in life, even while carrying out one's worldly role. The enlightened One fills the seeker of liberation with much light and energy about the nature of clash between human beings and the perfect resolution for it. Avoid Clash is one of the fundamental cornerstones in the foundation of one's own liberation from suffering.
Aggression and hurt to others through the mind, speech and body is the reason for all suffering of pain, mental or physical, suffered in this life. Such aggression is overt or subtle, it results in bondage. Reversal from this aggression is pratikraman, and It liberates. Gnani Purush Dadashri of the science of liberation- Akram Vignan, now gives Pratikraman which is amazingly easy and effective.
Is money the cause for your current difficulty? If it is, laying your eyes on this book will help you a great deal. This book shows how to be happy about money; it is about how to have the right understanding about inflow and outflow of money, and how not to lose your precious time and effort in 'making' money. If you toil and sweat to make money, who enjoys it? Read, and see money in a new light.
The daily conflict that happens between close ones in a family, husband and wife, parents and children, oolleagues at work, or with those above or below your position of authority in life, has a reason. Not being aware of what is happening within, one continues to suffer and perpetuate the conflict, indeed sometimes life after life. This book is the phenomenal answer to all conflicts in life.
If you have been wondering, trying to find an experiential answer to 'Who am I?' and have failed, this is the book you should read. The result of reading the words that begin in this book, is beyond words. This is Akram Vignan of Gnani Purush Dadashri. Akram means without any steps. Vignan means science. This is an easy scientific way to begin the journey to the Self within, be eternally blissful.
I just shared this one 8 year old. Books for children that teach gently about life are very valuable. In this beautifully illustrated book, you have shared values that are priceless. Thank you for tis book.