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From: Madhavakkannan V (srivaishnavan_at_hotmail.com)
Date: Mon Mar 26 2001 - 02:18:45 PST

SrI:
SrImathE Gopaladesika Mahadesikaya Namah:

Dearest Srivaishnavas,

Asthikan- (Translation of an article written by asmadhAchAyan)

asthi:- is there- One who believes that “is there” is Asthikan. Which one? 
We need to belive that “is there”. There is a jIvAthmA other than this 
SarIram. There is a ParamAthmA above this jIvAthmA who directs this jIvan. 
There is a place called ParalOkam (SrivaikuNTam) where one can enjoy Him 
unceasingly and uninterruptedly without any sorrows at all. Those who 
believe this are AsthikAs. Others are all nAsthikAs (atheists).

How can one believe that which we are not able to see?

We build a home for our comfort and to live in. There we also fix up a 
geyser in order to have a warm hot water bath for bodily comfort. For 
brightness, we fix bright white tube lights. For entertainment and pastime, 
we have TV connection and Radio. Then for grinding, ironing clothes, to get 
good air circulation, and for all the above- we all use electricity. Can one 
see it with naked eye? When we switch off, it does not work. No TV; No 
radio; No tube light. But where has the electricity gone? Nowhere. It is 
still there. How do we know? Simple. Open the case. And insert your finger. 
The answer you get will be “shockingly true that electricity is very much 
there.

Thus, inside this body and jIvan there is ParamAthma shakti manifesting 
everywhere. Due to this Jivan (athmA) existence and due to His grace we are 
able to think with our minds; see with our eyes; hear with our ears; taste 
with our mouth; - All due to His grace. When this shakthi (jIvan) gets out 
of this body, no seeing; hearing; speaking tasting etc. This AthmA never 
ever perishes. It is permanent. It can stay in full Bliss by going to Nithya 
(permament) lOkam- (srivaikuNTam). In order to attain that Blissful state of 
Absolute enjoyment of serving Him at srivaikuNTam and get limitless 
pErAnandham (enjoyment), and to live with full devotion to Sriman Narayanan 
in this life, (here are we) wishing you (with AseervAdhams) all the very 
best in your devotion.

Narayana Narayana.

All errors /faults are only mine.

Regards
adiyEn Narayana dAsan madhavakkannan


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