Query: What are flashes of light? Are they angels or words of God trying to
convey a message!|
The flashes of light you have experienced is but a communication
from your soul (the Atman) within you ... as our soul the atman within is in form of an exceptionally high
order of energy source ... the only means available to it to communicate with the body it has taken is
through our sub conscious state ... all words coming out of our mouth are nothing but an expression of soul
the atman within ... our body has got absolutely no role to play.
When one talks to another person words are the only physical means of
communication ... the medium by which one soul the atman within communicates with the other. No body has an
individual power to communicate with another body. When soul the atman within leaves the body ... the communication
stops. Even though medically the body may be live but the communication is absent.
Apart from the medium of words ... our soul the atman within tries to communicate with other
Souls Atmans which are in harmony with our soul ... through the medium of the sweet small inner voice which tries
to prompt us every now and than whenever we tend to take the wrong path in our lives.
Whenever one soul the atman within tries to communicate with the other
soul the atman within without the use of the spoken word ... then the thoughts get flashed to the other soul the
atman within through the universal medium of ether ... this results in the occurrence of a flash. Flashes are
nothing else but a medium of communication of thoughts in form of small sparks of energy from one soul the atman
within to another. The occurrence of flashes is such a satisfying means of communication that we experience extreme
feeling of joy (bliss) whenever they occur.
If you need to learn more about ether ... you can go through the book
referred here- Law of
In the Cosmos ether is the only means of communication between various
souls ... rest all is a blank ... the distance between one planet to another ... one star to another is all filled
up by ether. In the physical realm we cannot manage transmission of electric current without using a requisite
electric cable but in the cosmic system ... all thoughts from one soul the atman within get transmitted to another
soul through the medium of ether only.
Whether or not you want to have children is absolutely dependent upon
the present goal of your life ... if you earnestly seek God within this life then you shall have to do away without
having children. For proceeding higher on the ladder of Spirituality ... rather achieving the highest realm of
Spirituality ... one needs to practice absolute Celibacy.
In a small life span of 70 to 80 years ... it is very difficult a goal
to reach the highest bracket of Spirituality ... and this bracket means wanting to become ... a Buddha, Jesus
Christ, Prophet Mohammed or Lord
Mahavira within ones lifetime. To concentrate totally on our goal we require absolute concentration of
all our energies towards a single Spiritual goal ... have a one-to-one dialogue with God Almighty.
Gautama Buddha, Jesus Christ, prophet Mohammed, Lord Mahavira,
Paramhansa and Maharishi Ramana Realized God ... they gained enlightenment within their lifetime ...
for achieving such a goal practicing absolute Celibacy is a must.
This I shall demonstrate with an example ...
If you desire to climb up the Empire State building to the top ... you have two alternatives ... one can take the
stairs or the lift (escalator) ... the choice is absolutely with us ... God has nothing to do with it.
If one chooses going by the staircase ... it would not only be a long
journey but would also take a considerably longer time ... and for an aged person ... it may be the end of the day
while on way to the top. I hope you get the meaning. Even the death of an elderly person (even someone young having
a heart trouble) may succumb. In other words ... what we think and what we practice is different ... had one truly
desired reaching the top of the Empire State building in spite of the heart problem ... what they have taken the
Had one chosen the lift alternative ... it would have been not only a convenient mode of travel but would have
taken only a fraction of the time compared to the staircase. and even for an elderly person ailing with heart
trouble ... the journey to the top was possible.
The lift up the Spiritual path is made possible by awakening of the
kundalini ... this kundalini can be awakened only by practicing absolute Celibacy without fail. The minimum period
prescribed in the sacred Scriptures for practicing absolute Celibacy is minimum 14 years. Absolute Celibacy does
not mean total abstinence from sex ... one can indulge once or twice in a month at the most. and that also is
required to be followed during the prescribed periods only. (I can elaborate this point only if you so
and what is this 14 years all about ... the meaning is clear ... 14
years is the period required by the lift to go from the bottom to the top ... it takes a minimum of 14 years for
the kundalini to get awakened ... no shortcuts ... not even of one-day is possible. I have traveled this path ... I
know the absolute truth. The moment I reached the top having awakened my kundalini unknowingly ... to my surprise I
was face-to-face with God Almighty.
My cosmic journey as an atman the soul within had ended ... I had completed the cosmic goal of my life (not this
life but the cosmic life as a whole). From
the time of the Big Bang when all Souls atmans in the cosmos get scattered all over... it takes a total
of 8.4 million manifestations before a soul become liberated (liberated from the cycle of birth and death forever)
... one gains emancipation ... becomes a man God ... a living Mahavira, Buddha, Jesus Christ or prophet
This journey of 8.4 million manifestations is carried out by an atman
the soul within within a total life span of about 96.4 million years ... a long journey indeed compared to the
normal life span of about 70 to 80 years in the life of a human being.
If we truly desire to achieve the ultimate in life then ... follow the
lift. Following the normal routine via the staircase is having the life of a normal human being. Have children in
this life ... in the next life again repeating the same routine. Life goes on. We need to put a brake if one
desires to cut short the journey.
One can always start on foot ... subsequently boarded a train and finally a flight. We reach the goal ... it is
purely unto us which path we desire (or are able ... able because ... if the residual Karma of our previous lives
does not permit us to follow the final goal in this life then we need to thrash out our way of the binding Karma
and take the destiny in our own hands so that we reaches the goal of our present life) ... all powers that be are
available to every human being ... after having taken control of the destiny in our own hands ... we can fix any
goal of life.
What are these academic failures doing in life ... Bill Gates could
not complete his schooling ... considered the richest man today.... Jamshetji Tata who built the technological
foundations of the Indian business empire ... the present Tata Empire being worth above $10 billion. ... Also did
not complete his schooling ... there is no limit! What more could a person designated as a failure in life by the
teachers can aspire for!
Here I shall clarify a very important aspect of the spiritual life and
that is we can always cut short the journey as narrated above. Starting on foot and finally catching a plane ...
starting via the staircase and subsequently boarded a lift is all dependent upon the goal we have fixed in
You are not alone ... confer with your other half who has decided to spend his balance life with you ... your dear
husband! Come to a mutual agreement ... and finally take your decisions. Always bear in mind that Jesus Christ like
Buddha, Lord Mahavira and prophet Mohammed was a man God ... a status every human being can achieve in life. Anyone
can Realize God within his lifetime ... become enlightened and become free forever from the shackles of Life and
Death ... being born again and again on this lovely planet ... our dear Mother Earth ... whom most ignorant Human
Beings call as ... a life of suffering!
I am able to enjoy every part of my life ... then why cannot most
Human Beings try to get out of the ignorance and experience pure bliss. The suffering all over the planet (we call
earth) is a totally uncalled for phenomenon. None can extract the pure iron within the iron ore without removing
the dross and this process of removing the dross (the impurities inlaid within) is what we call as suffering ... it
is part of life ... we have day ... we have a night ... we have fire ... again we have water ... both compatible to
each other. We have suffering ... we also have bliss! and also there is a husband and a lovely wife ... both
compatible to each other ... a lovely companionship.
Sufferings are a part of human life ... without them life would be so
monotonous that it would be as if living in Heaven ... no joy ... no bliss ... same life every day! It is only as a
Human Being we have been given the power to emancipate ... to liberate our soul the atman within by performing the
The process of Karma also plays a very important role in fixing our goal.
Here I shall narrate one example ... a story told by one of my friend
at a Rotary international gathering-
My friend Subhash Singhal has been born in a devout Hindu in this life
... yet, he had some memories of his earlier life which intuitively told him that he was a Muslim (follower of
Islam) in earlier life ... he also used to get flashes of the place where he lived in earlier life. He desired to
go to the place and search for it within the state as he had a very clear memory of the place.
His every attempt to go near the place in his earlier life was not
permitted by the system of God. Sometimes, there was failure of the transport system ... sometimes natural calamity
prevented him and finally he could not search for and visit the place he may have lived in earlier life. What does
this mean? Are we prohibited to know anything of the previous life in this life ... yes, once our atman the soul
within has taken a new body ... all relationships of the earlier life come to an end. We are not supposed to brood
over what may have happened in the earlier life.
Maybe my next-door neighbor in this life may have been my wife
in my earlier life ... who knows what! Once the soul leaves the body ... all comes to an end. Only the residual
Karma is carried on to the next life. Suppose at number 41 the soul migrates from the body of an animal to a human
being ... what! If we were born on number 42 in this birth and committed sins of the nature that we incurred the
wrath of God and are allotted minus three in the balance sheet of this life ... then in the circumstances ... can
we ever expect or hope to be born as a human being in the next life!
It is just not possible ... at number 39 ... the soul can only take the
form of an animal being... nothing higher ... it is just not permitted ... none can break this cosmic law.
What I mean to state is that it is not only the desire and the efforts of the present life that shall play a
role in choosing the goal of our present life but our residual Karma of past lives is the primary governing
factor ... we can cut across all the shackles of destiny and take absolute control of our destiny in our own
hands. It is not only possible but the examples of Bill Gates ... Jamshetji Tata ... and who not have proved
again and again that it is not mere knowledge of the books which makes us intelligent ... wisdom is never
derived from the books alone ... it merely pours upon us from the top if we have the grace of God.
Practice Karma in this life according to the goal you choose in your life
... most of the time I have observed even during the world tour I took in 1987 that people do not follow the
dictates of soul the atman within ... the sweet small inner voice which guides us on the right path again and
again. We do not practice what we preach!
and Heather, you also have to hear the small sweet voice coming from
within you ... the voice of your soul ... and you shall be able to decide upon the goal of your
The blessings of God always rest with you and your husband.
Always there to clarify your queries (send your query),
Vijay Kumar "Atma Jnani" ... The Man who Realized God in 1993!
Full text of query: Thanks so much for being available to answer questions. My question is
about flashes of light. Are they angels, aliens, part of God, lower Gods, or part of me? Sometimes I see them
as if they are an answer to the questions that I ask in my mind to God. Sometimes I get a very bright flash
that seems like it is saying a big "yes" in response to what I was thinking might be
Once I saw a huge flash when I was sending good thoughts to a co-worker
who does good meaningful work for his community. He saw the flash too but no one else saw it. He made a big
exclamation in his surprise. He asked if I saw it. I just smiled and didn't say anything. I don't understand
these flashes. I also saw a flash when I was sending beautiful appreciative thoughts to my husband. The flash
happened just as I took a picture of him and so it showed up on my photo. A short and wide streak of light is
in front of his face in the photo. I know that people hear my thoughts sometimes and that is why I sometimes
send the good thoughts when they are sincere. What are these flashes?
Also, my husband and I do not want to have children. We may change our
minds but we are running out of time. Will this cause any problem in my Spiritual development? I am not
required by God to have children am I? I never had an urge to have children and I am a women.
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