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A Message from Shanti Mayi :The great
'It is a sad time for the world.
We must realize that this great illness we experience at this
time in not isolated to the USA or the Middle East or even the
This illness that is so evident today is rooted way back in time
and will continue to reach far into the future until every being
comes to the great realization that greed and self-centered hypocrisy
is the true enemy of humanity.
Wherever it may originate or wherever it may be directed, it
is this enemy that we must overcome.
So let us begin within ourselves.
We ourselves are the great medicine for the great illness.'
NOT IN OUR SON'S
Saturday, Sep 15, 2001 8:35pm
[Phyllis and Orlando Rodriguez's son Greg is one of the World
Trade Center victims.]
Our son Greg is among the many missing
from the World Trade Center attack.
Since we first heard the news, we have shared moments of grief,
comfort, hope, despair, fond memories with his wife, the two
families, our friends and neighbors, his loving colleagues at
Fitzgerald / ESpeed, and all the grieving families that daily
meet at the Pierre Hotel.
We see our hurt and anger reflected among
everybody we meet. We cannot pay attention to the daily flow
of news about this disaster. But we read enough of the news to
sense that our government is heading in the direction of violent
revenge, with the prospect of sons, daughters, parents, friends
in distant lands dying, suffering, and nursing further grievances
against us. It is not the way to go. It will not avenge our son's
death. Not in our son's name.
Our son died a victim of an inhuman ideology.
Our actions should not serve the same purpose. Let us grieve.
Let us reflect and pray. Let us think about a rational response
that brings real peace and
justice to our world. But let us not as a nation add to the inhumanity
of our times.
What follows is a petition that will
be forwarded to President Bush, and other world leaders, urging
them to avoid war as a response to the terrorist attacks against
the World Trade Center and the
Pentagon this week. Please read it, sign below, and forward the
link to as many people as possible, as quickly as possible.
We, the undersigned, citizens and residents
of the United States of America and of countries around the world,
appeal to the President of The United States, George W. Bush;
to the NATO
Secretary General, Lord Robertson; to the President of the European
Union, Romano Prodi; and to all leaders internationally to use
moderation and restraint in responding to the recent
terrorist attacks against the United States. We implore the powers
that be to use, wherever possible,
international judicial institutions and international human rights
law to bring to justice those responsible for the attacks, rather
than the instruments of war, violence or destruction.
Furthermore, we assert that the government
of a nation must be presumed separate and distinct from any terrorist
group that may operate within its borders, and therefore cannot
be held unduly
accountable for the latter's crimes. It follows that the government
of a particular nation should not be condemned for the recent
attack without compelling evidence of its cooperation and complicity
those individuals who actually committed the crimes in question.
Innocent civilians living within any
nation that may be found responsible, in part or in full, for
the crimes recently perpetrated against the United States, must
not bear any responsibility for the
actions of their government, and must therefore be guaranteed
safety and immunity from any military or judicial action taken
against the state in which they reside.
Lastly and most emphatically, we demand
that there be no recourse to nuclear, chemical or biological
weapons, or any weapons of indiscriminate destruction, and feel
that it is our inalienable human right to live in a world free
of such arms.
To sign the petition please go to: www.9-11peace.org/
There are also a number of other action
suggestions provided by 9- 11peace available after you sign the
11:45 p.m., September 13, 2001
Once again, I greet you with love and compassion inthese difficult
times. Please allow yourselves to know and feel the exquisite
outpouring of love that now comes to Earth for each one of you.
Know also that this love is always available, always pure, always
healing. Whilethis love is always available (in Buddhist tradition
it is often called "Pure Land," and in some Hindu tradition
it is called "Lotus Land"), often people can only profoundly
receive it in times of great distress. Ifyou can receive it now,
please do so on behalf of all
As I channel this message to you, the US government is very busy
printing money. Some $40,000,000,000 of additional currency will
soon be in circulation. This, the government feels, will boost
the economy to get through the disaster. You can look forward
to another lowering in the interest rates, which is believed
will strengthen the American economy as these challenges are
faced. While there will be more bills in circulation, you might
want to ask yourself what happens when a government simply prints
more bills, or notes, when nothing has been added to the Treasury
on which these notes are drawn. Is this really a solution or
simply a diversionary tactic to get the public to believe the
current financial situation has been cured?
I do see and experience your grief and distress. I understand
that the citizenry of the US is now undergoing a type of redefinition
which seems to be congealing a new level of patriotism. While
there are certainly positive elements that can, and likelywill,
come from all this, you must be careful to avoid being overly
influenced by collective paranoia, revenge, even intentional
hoaxes perpetrated to accomplish goals unknown to you by those
You may be noticing that there seems to be a plan afloat to get
Americans to back a war effort. If you heard the newscasts today
(9/13), you probably heard statistics like, "88% of Americans
support the President's decision to strike back against terrorists
and those who harbor them." Or, "By popular poll, the
American public authorizes Bush to be President, even in going
to war." You hear how these attacks are uniting the American
people behind their new President. There is, of course, some
level of truth in each of these
assertions. However, before you let politicians, pollsters and
reporters tell you what you think, perhaps ou need to examine
your mind so you can know fully your own thoughts and feelings.
Yes, it does appear that terrorists from the Middle East hijacked
the commercial airplanes and perpetrated the attacks on the World
Trade Center and the Pentagon. But what do you really know about
the whole thing? Violent acts are terrible and they raise strong
emotions in all beings, particularly those who feel victimized
by these acts. But what do you really know about these
does appears that US intelligence has been unusually successful,
perhaps miraculously successful, in honing in on Osama Bin
Laden as the culprit behind the attacks. But what do you
really know about the government's case? The trail seeming to
point to Bin Laden appears so strong that you might wonder why
the evidence is so great after the attacks but was so lacking
prior to the attacks. The trail to Bin Laden appears to be so
clear that there can be absolutely no doubt about his masterminding
the attacks. But what do you really know about Bin Laden's guilt
Do you wonder why someone who is capable of such deviantmastery
would leave such a stream of obvious cluespointing to himself?
Do you find you are somewhat amazed that clues so apparently
obvious could only bediscovered after the fact? Or, does it seem
that these "clues" are so abundant, so pervasive and
so compelling that they either 1) must have been assembled over
several years prior to the attack, or 2) may have been constructed
to present a case so "air tight" that the American
people would bite, "hook, line and sinker?" After all,
your news reporters told you via broadcasts earlier today that
the National Security Council has over 4,000 salient clues and
that there have been over 27,000 tips from telephone calls by
That sounds pretty convincing, doesn't it? Do you wonder why
these 27,000+ tips were not reported prior to the attack?
My point in presenting these questions is not to indicate who
orchestrated these attacks nor to disclose how they were pulled
off. Rather, it is to ask you to look within and recognize that
you personally really do not know anything about this matter.
The point I am trying to make here is that you must be clear
about what you really know and what you are only being told.
You have heard a lot; but you have no personal knowledge of what
really happened nor how.
There is an old American saying that may be applicable here:
"Believe only half of what you see and none of what you
hear." While I know some of you reading this would like
for me to just give you the answers, I do not find that approach
to be particularly helpful to you. It would likely change your
experience of this episode, and thus prevent you from harvesting
all that is possible from all the devastation and sacrifice that
have taken place. In the event I substantiate the material you
hear in the news, you would quit raising questions as to what
really happened and therefore go to sleep in the midst of a vivid,
potentially profound awakening experience. If I present to you
a scenario quite different from the one that you are now hearing,
you will also quit questioning, but with a significantly different
result for you, both personally and collectively.
You are being programmed to believe that all of America wants
to go to war. Yet if you look into the hearts of yourselves and
others around you, this is not what you actually see. Where are
the street riots that would arise if such were true? What is
going on in the hearts of most Americans is a strong desire to
help -somehow! You also hear on the news that the lines to donate
blood are four and five hours long. You see people in New York
who are working tirelessly round the clock and with profound
dedication to account for all those who are still registered
as "missing." As the debris removal becomes more treacherous,
volunteers are writing their names, addresses, telephone numbers
and social security numbers on their arms and legs so if they
happen to succumb to falling steel beams and concrete, they will
be able to be identified when their own bodies are found. Note:
they are not fleeing this scene in fear; they are consciously,
dedicatedly risking their own lives in order to help the survivors
and retrieve the bodies which are still buried under the debris.
This you can know.
I would like to quote thewords
of the Dalai Lama in his letter of this week to President
Bush. After extending condolences both to the President and the
American people, after expressing faith in the American people
to heal and become an even greater people from the dreadful attacks,
His Holiness went on to say:
"It may be presumptuous on my part, but I personallybelieve
we need to think seriously whether a violentreaction is the right
thing to do and is in the greater interest of the nation and
the people in the long run. I believe violence will only increase
the cycle of violence. But how do we deal with hatred and anger
which are often the root causes of such senseless violence? This
is a very difficult question, especially when it concerns a nation,
and when we have certain fixed conceptions of how to deal with
such attacks. I am sure you will make the right decision."
Likewise, I am sure that each of you will make the right decision
with regard to going to sleep and simply letting your mind be
programmed by the prepared
information you are being fed by the media at this time. At all
levels, avoid the tendency to project blame if you do not personally
have knowledge of what is true in any situation. May I share
with you another quote from the lovely being you recognize as
the Dalai Lama? He spoke these words with regard to Tibet's
current situation with China:
"In our struggle for freedom, truth is the only weapon
There is something you can do that may prove very helpful for
the whole world. It will take a little commitment and mindfulness
on your part, but I think you will feel the power of this practice.
Please feel free to invite all your family, friends and acquaintances
to join in this practice, for the more people who do this, the
more powerful the results. Let us together create this collective
invocation for Truth. Each of you should pick four times a day
to do this practice, with one of those times being at midday
(noon) in your own time zone. If it occurs to you to do it more,
please honor that internal stimulus, for it may well be coming
When you do this practice, put aside all other matters in your
life, and give your full consciousness to the task at hand. The
statement you will say aloud (strongest application) or think
strongly within your own mind is, "Let the Truth come forth!"
This practice has 10 steps, but as you will see, they are very
simple and direct.
- Step 1: Envision President Bush sitting or standing
before you, making strong eye contact with you. With every fiber
of you body/mind, say firmly to him, "Let the Truth come
- Step 2: Envision Osama Bin Laden sitting or standing
before you, making strong eye contact with you. With every fiber
of your being, say firmly to him, "Let the Truth come forth!
- Step 3: Envision before you representatives of various
US Intelligence gathering organizations (CIA, NSC, FBI, Police
and Swat teams). If you have no visual image for anyone from
these organizations, simply think the names or initials of the
various organizations. As you hold the strong intent to make
contact with these, with every fiber of your being, say firmly
, "Let the Truth come forth!"
- Step 4: Envision before you (or think connection to)
the Taliban leadership. Holding a strong intent in your ability
to thus connect, with every fiber of your being, say firmly,
"Let the Truth come forth!"
- Step 5: Envision before you a representative of the
Arab leadership (Mr. Arafat, for instance). See him (or another)
making strong eye contact with you, and with strong intent on
your part, say firmly, "Let the Truth come forth!"
-Step 6: Envision before you a representative of the Israeli
leadership (current or just previously past). See this one making
strong eye contact with you, and with strong intent on your part,
say firmly, "Let the Truth come forth."
-Step 7: Envision before you recognizable reporter and
newscasters. Make strong eye contact with each one (you may do
one person at a time, or sit an entire group of them before you).
With every fiber of your being, say firmly, "Let the Truth
Step 8: Envision before you representatives or agents
from various international organizations
(NATO, UN, NAFTA, EUC, etc.). Making a strong intent to connect
with these organizations, firmly repeat with every fiber of your
being, "Let the Truth come forth!"
Step 9: Envision before you the US Congress. You may use
the House in one meditation and the Senate in the next. Hold
a very strong intent to connect with these legislative bodies,
and firmly repeat with every fiber of your being, "Let the
Truth come forth!"
Step 10: Envision or experience before you some representation
of your own mind. You may simply see yourself, as if looking
in a mirror, or you may just think of connecting in an observing
way with your mind, both the thinking and feeling faculties.
Holding the strong intent to activate your own direct knowing
(as opposed to being "programmed" by the things you
hear in the news), say with every fiber of your being, "Let
the Truth come forth!"
May you be blessed and wizened by the difficulties, grief and
shock you now experience for yourself and all sentient beings.
Your Loving Teacher,
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