-(by Pt. Gumani Ramji
S/o Great Pt. Todarmalji)
(potential) soul! Listen! Now the nature of Samadhimarana (peaceful noble
death) is being described:-Samadhi is the name of the state of passionlessness
and serenity. Samadhimarana consists in dying with discriminative knowledge
and passionless serenity thoughts. In belief this much only is the
description of Samadhimarana. Detailed description is given ahead.
characteristics of a right-knowledged person is such that he yearns for
Samadhimarana only. He always harbors this feeling only. In the end, when
death is nearer, he becomes alert in the same way as a sleeping lion becomes
alert, whom some person challenges: �O! Lion! enemies� army is attacking you,
make effort and come out of the cave. So long as the enemies� army is away,
you should get ready and conquer the army of enemies. It is customary for
great personages that they get ready before the enemy becomes alert�.
Listening to such
words of that person, the lion immediately got up and made such a great roar
(howling) as if in the month of Aashaadha (July) the Lord Indra (celestial
chief God) himself might have roared.
Knowing the end of the
life nearer the right-knowledged person (enlightened self) becomes alert like
a lion and gives up cowardness at once.
How is a true
In his heart, that
nature of soul appears resplendently manifested. Possessing the light of
knowledge, he is full with sapid of bliss. He clearly knows himself only the
Chaitanya Deva (sentient God) full of infinite imperishable attributes. By
virtue of such glory only, he does not have even the slightest attachment in
Why is a true Believer
Why does a true believer not indulge in attachment? He knows himself as
knower, seer (perceiver), distinctly separate from non-self substances,
eternal and imperishable and knows other substances as well as attachment,
etc. (passions) as to be transient/short-lived, non-eternal and distinctly
different from one�s own nature. Why should a true believer have any fear?