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A Special Drop
No matter how elaborate we think our lives to be, the simple formula is absolute: birth – life – death. We are all drops headed toward that infinite ocean.
The other day I turned on my computer to find the wallpaper displaying a beautiful picture of the Sombrero Galaxy: 400 billion stars in a gloriously bright, sombrero-like disk 50,000 light years across.
This is about something I have felt many times, but have rarely expressed. It has been one of my most consistent experiences since becoming a student of Maharaji 38 years ago. The event I just attended in Brighton provided a dramatic reminder of this feeling.
On the second day of a two-day event in Brighton, Maharaji opened with a comprehensive talk about true gratification before audience members once again had the chance to speak with him face-to-face. As a special treat, Daya Rawat graced the stage, singing for both her father and the 4,400 people gathered in the hall.
On Friday, June 17, 2011, Maharaji arrived in Brighton for a two-day event marking the anniversary of his initial trip from India to the West. It had been exactly forty years since he had initially arrived in London, a child hoping to extend his message of peace to people living beyond the borders of his native country. During his talk, he spoke plentifully about this time of uncertainty, the challenges that were faced and the message that had driven him to take such a leap of faith.
As Food for People in Tasarpu, Nepal, reaches its second anniversary, its accomplishments are praised in a full-page article in the Nepalese national newspaper The Annapurna Post. At the top of the page is a colorful drawing of three school children sitting with smiling faces before heaping plates of food. Spread below this is a full-page article by Senior Journalist Krishna Murari Bhandari.