Cliques & Groupism

...only human beings make it a closed circuit that “This is how we do it. This is how they do it,” how it is - the method of another party or people.

This groupism is the worst of all, and is against the laws of nature. 

"You can be individual, as far as your appearance is concerned, as far as your hair color is concerned, or your eye color is concerned; that’s God has created you that way. But all other things that you have created are dead. All other clubbing methods you have created are absolutely of no value. They are just mythical."
- 1982 September, Address in Vienna during the 9-Nights Festival

Spiritual Growth Limiters

{Sept 1982, Vienna} stick on to one person is again a sign that you are not expanding.

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The only sin is to feel small & separate from the whole

From the 1982 address on the occasion of the 9 Nights, Shri Mataji gave a new definition to original sin, which in it's generally known understanding, tends to infuse us with unnecessary guilt. However, the sin, if any, is only to believe we are powerless, individuals disconnected from the great unity. Some notable quotes from this address to Sahaja Yogis:

'That was the avidya, the artificial knowledge, the knowledge that “I am something,” that “I am the doer” - the ego. Till the animal stage there was no ego, and then the ego started growing. We can say that’s the beginning of the original sin: that “I am something.; I’m doing something; it’s I who can do it.'

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