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Sadguru Prasad Magazine

Shree Raj Saubhag Ashram publishes a quarterly Gujarati magazine titled ‘Sadguru Prasad’, featuring:

  • texts of Param Pujya Bhaishree’s swadhyays
  • articles on various adhyatmic concepts
  • English section of articles
  • institutional news of past events
  • details of planned future events
  • the institution’s calendar

Latest Sadguru Prasad Magazine

Issue 78

June 2017

In this issue Param Pujya Bhaishree explains letters 314, 315 and 319 from Shrimad Rajchandra Vachanamrut.

Gujarati articles on 'Needs versus Wants', 'I am not my reputation' and 'Non Judgement', from the 'Inner Transformations' series are included as well as contemplations on Ekatva, Anyatva and Ashuchi Bhavana. The Maitri Moves article on 'Creating meaningful connections' is also written here in Gujarati.

Br. Rasikbhai writes an article'સ્વચછન્દ એટલે શું ?', What is Svachanad?.

The English section contains a summary from the 'Valued Virtues' swadhyay by Bhaishree that Br. Vikrambhai wrote - sixth virtue: 6. We see what we wish to see in others.

 


Previous Sadguru Prasad Magazines

Issue 77

March 2017

In this issue Param Pujya Bhaishree explains letters 313 from Shrimad Rajchandra Vachanamrut.

Also contained in this issue is an introduction to Shree Saubhagbhai, outlining many of the interactions and life events between Saubhagbhai and Param Krupaludev.

Gujarati articles on 'Be Ethical' and 'Daily Discipline', the first two goals of the Inner Transformations this year, are included as well as a contemplation on Asharan Bhavana and Sansaar Bhavana. The Maitri Moves article on 'Creating meaningful connections' is also written here in Gujarati.

The English section contains a summary from the 'Valued Virtues' swadhyay by Bhaishree that Br. Vikrambhai wrote in English. He continues with the fifth virtue: 5. Abiding the Truth in full, we need to follow our faith, shall we?

 

 

Issue 76

December 2016

In this issue Param Pujya Bhaishree explains letters 366, 368 from Shrimad Rajchandra Vachanamrut. Br. Rasikbhai also explains letter 506.

Also contained in this issue is an introduction to the 'Inner Transformation' celebration of Param Krupaludev's 150th Birth Anniversary. It outlines the 10 goals for the year and also contains the 1st Bhavana contemplation: Anitya Bhavana. The 'Maitri Moves' initiative is also introduced - an initiative to educate and bring about awareness and change in us with regards to social, environmental and animal welfare. The first Maitri Move is about using water wisely.

The English section contains a summary from the 'Valued Virtues' swadhyay by Bhaishree that Br. Vikrambhai wrote in English. He continues with the fourth virtue: 3. Faith makes things possible, not easy!


Issue 75

September 2016

In this issue Param Pujya Bhaishree explains letters 283, 284 and 287 from Shrimad Rajchandra Vachanamrut.

Also contained in this issue is a summary article of Param Pujya Bhaishree's Dharmayatra to USA and Canada in July-August 2016.

The English section contains a summary from the 'Valued Virtues' swadhyay by Bhaishree that Br. Vikrambhai wrote in English. He continues with the third virtue: 3. Let your faith be bigger than your fears. Br. Minalben shares an article on 'Issues faced by us when trying to balance family obligations and duties with spiritual striving'.

Issue 74

June 2016

In this issue Param Pujya Bhaishree explains letters 308, 310 and 311 from Shrimad Rajchandra Vachanamrut.

Also contained in this issue are poems written by Br. Minalben on the topic of Dharmabeej and Ishtopdesh. Br. Rasikbhai writes contemplations on: What is Bhedganan?; Purusharth: our striving; Vairagya (detachment); Samyag Darshan (enlightened perspective); Moksh and Mokshmarg (liberation and its path); Shubh Bhav (pure emotion); Mithyatva (delusion); Antarmukh drashti (inward vision). There is also a summary article of Param Pujya Bhaishree's Dharmayatra to Kenya May 2016.

The English section contains a summary from the 'Valued Virtues' swadhyay by Bhaishree that Br. Vikrambhai wrote in English. He continues with the second virtue: 2. Awaken your enthusiasm and strengthen your will power. Br. Minalben shares a poem titled 'Practical Spirituality'. Sujit Nagda summarises Letter 84 of Vachanamrut in English. Seema Kamdar writes about 'The wonder that is Bhaishree'.

Issue 73

March 2016

In this issue Param Pujya Bhaishree explains letters 297, 299 and 301 from Shrimad Rajchandra Vachanamrut.

Also contained in this issue are poems written by Br. Minalben for Param Pujya Bapuji's Birthday and for Param Pujya Gurumaa's Samadhi Day. There are summary reports on both the North India Dharmayatra in January and the Idar Dharmayatra in March. Shree Chandrakantbhai Vyas has also written an article about the Prem ni Parab Annual Celebration that took place in January 2016. Jadavbhai has written an article about the Ashirvad camps - in particular the camp in Jamnagar helping over 548 recipients.

The English section contains a summary from the 'Valued Virtues' swadhyay by Bhaishree that Br. Vikrambhai wrote in English. He starts with the first virtue: 1. Enthusiasm equals Life. Br. Minalben writes an article about the aim, the planning, the positive attitude and the right efforts we need to be successful in our efforts to experience the soul. Sujit Nagda summarises Letter 491 of Vachanamrut in English. Ashik Shah writes about 'Protecting all life forms and the true cost of our lifestyle'. Zeel Shah summarises the IVY swadhyays: 'How fortunate we are!' and 'How you became the perfect Joy, Happiness and Love of my imperfect life!'.


Issue 72

December 2015

In this issue Param Pujya Bhaishree explains letter 322 from Shrimad Rajchandra Vachanamrut.

Also contained in this issue is an introduction to our new Brahmanisht Dr Harshaben Mehta, Br. Rasikbhai's explanation of the poem 'Bani Jau Araham' written by Pujya Sardarmuni Maharaj, and a compilation of short anecdotes by Br, Minalben.  Shree Chandrakantbhai Vyas has also written an article about the Prem ni Parab Annual Celebration that took place in January 2016.

Issue 71

September 2015

In this issue Param Pujya Bhaishree explains letter 294 in which Krupaludev encourages one who has stilled their mind to contemplate and repeatedly consider the virtues of a enlightened teacher, their life story, their poetry, writings and actions. In repeatedly thinking on these one is able to gain mastery and eventually relinquish the mind. Doing this one would understand true meditation.    

Also contained in this issue are Bhaishree's swadhyay on letter 296, Br. Rasikbhai's swadhyay on letter 856 (5 types of strengths to cultivate) and 254, Br. Minalben's poetic summaries of Tattvarthadhigam Sutra, and in English her introductions to Teacher's Day and Paryushan. There are also contributions by Niyati Parekh, Menka Sanghvi and Sujit Nagda.

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Issue 70

June 2015

In Sadguru prasad issue 70 (June 2015), Param Pujya Bhaishree explains letter 248. Ambalalbhai had written to Krupaludev about his discomfort and anguish at not being able to meet (samagam) Krupaludev. Krupaludev examines various possibilities as to where and how they could meet at the same time emphasising the importance of ‘sant samagam’ and the true faith. He also considers samagam with Saubhagbhai but that was also ruled out. Krupaludev also probes Ambalalbhai to test how deep was his desire for the samagam.

In the second letter explained by Bhaishree, Krupaludev states that in these dark times a person is not able to focus his mental inclinations to where he should. Bhaishree discusses this statement and there is more.

This issue has many interesting short articles, poems and articles in English by Br Minalben. Sujit Nagda has translated letter 194.


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Issue 69

March 2015

The cover article is Param Pujya Bhaishree’s explanation of Letters 262 and 263 from the Vachanamrut. Param Krupaludev has expressed his thoughts on the significance of ‘Satsang’ or in other words the noble company of life-minded seekers. In Letter 263 Krupaludev speaks about the importance of a Gnani or in other words an Enlightened seer for a seeker to progress on the path. He goes on to say that the enlightened seer is indeed an embodiment of the truth and hence one must be far more desirous of developing loving devotion towards them rather than hanker after esoteric knowledge from them.

Br. Rasikbhai’s article has shared thirty powerful contemplations of ‘Subhashito’ from the ancient Jain scriptures. Each of them, presented in the original Prakrit as also with their Gujarati translations, are capable of shaking up the reader and inducing profound thoughts.

Br. Minalben has shared two sweet poems that she had composed for Param Pujya Bapuji’s birthday and Param Pujya Gurumaa’s Samadhi day. The poems are deeply devotional and beautifully weave the key points of the Ekant Maun Aradhana shibir on ‘Atmagnan na sadhano’ into a melody of words. Her poems have also been translated into English. Br. Vikrambhai has penned down a powerful article titled ‘Get up and gear up from within to embark on the journey to liberation’, wherein he explains the importance of willingness, scheduling time and discipline that are required for achieving our goal.

 

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Issue 68

December 2014

Bhaishree’s swadhyay from letter 187 discusses the very rapid progress in Param Krupaludev’s ‘gnan dasha’. Both Br. Minalben and Br. Vikrambhai have enriched the English section of the magazine with their contributions.  Sujit’s translation of Letter 200 talks about Param Krupaludev Shrimad Rajchandra’s advice to Pujya Saubhagbhai’s sons , this advice is relevant to us all.

Br. Rasikbhai’s article on ‘Atma Vicharna’ includes detailed discussion on Krupaludev’s quotations from various letters, all helpful for contemplation.

Regular content includes reports from the humanitarian activities at Ashirwad Centre and Prem ni Parab.

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Issue 67

September 2014

In this issue of Sadguru Prasad, the cover article is an explanation of Letter 247 from Vachananrut based on a discourse by Param Pujya Bhaishree. Also in it is an explanation penned by Br. Rasikbhai of the stunning poem “Moh ni need ma” composed by Pujya Kalidasbapu – one of the greatest enlightened souls within the lineage of masters in Sayla.

A new series in this quarterly periodical is the inclusion of an English section of spiritual articles. It was by the initiative of Pujya Minalben that this new series has commenced for the benefit of young seekers far and wide. In this issue are various English articles on a wide range of topics which include the nature of the human mind and an English translation of Letter 47.

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Issue 66

June 2014

This issue includes: Param Pujya Bhaishree’s explanation of the heart rendering letter 128 from Shree Vachanamrutji – how Param Krupaludev, having recollected his numerous past lives, develops detachment and expresses wonder at the various types of attachments by people in general; Br Rasikbhai’s explanation of letter 47 to emphasise it’s importance and relevance on our lives; Br Minalben’s ladies swadhyay; An important directive from Pujya Vikrambhai for all those intending to visit Sayla; Reports and experiences shared from the aradhana shibirs.

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Issue 65

March 2014

This issue includes: Param Pujya Bhaishree’s explanation of letter 568 from Shree Vachanamrutji; An account of the wonderful jatra to Chhattisgarh; Reports and experiences shared from three aradhana shibirs; News of other events Bhaishree took part in; Reports of the progressive work of the various humanitarian projects, including a report on the 10th anniversary celebrations of Prem ni Parab.

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Issue 64

December 2013

This issue includes: Param Pujya Bhaishree’s explanation of letter 330 from Shree Vachanamrutji; An account of the pratishtha mahotsav at Pujya Vikrambhai’s home in Mumbai; Pujya Rasikbhai’s explanation of letter 294 from Shree Vachanamrutji; Report of the October 2013 ekant maun aradhana shibir and aradhana shibir; Report of the December 2013 aradhana shibir.

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Issue 63

September 2013 - Download here

- Featured article: PP Bhaishree’s explanation on Patrank 354 from Shree Vachanamrutji in which PP Bhaishree explains the importance of following daily Agnas and how it helps a sadhak gain “sthirta”

Issue 62

June 2013 - Download here

- Featured article: PP Bhaishree’s explanation on Patrank 223 from Shree Vachanamrutji where Param Krupaludev explains Parabhakti to Shree Saubhagbhai

Issue 61      

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- Featured article: Br. Rasikbhai’s explanation of remaining prayers of Agna Bhakti.

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