The Incorporeal God of the Gita
Shiv Shankar Bholenath or the soul of corporeal Sri Krishna alias Dada Lekhraj?
There is no doubt that the Geeta, which has been guiding the Indians since the last two and a half thousand years is a gem among all the scriptures. No other scripture has as many commentaries by scholars, academics, religious minds and others as the Geeta. This proves few things. First, this scripture is very unique. Second, different kinds of clarifications on the Geeta given by human beings have never satisfied all the human beings. Someone said, “Kai jaaney kavi, ya kai jaaney ravi“. It is only the poet or the Sun of Knowledge who can give the right clarification of a poem. Any other clarification given by human beings will always remain incomplete.
It is commonly known that the Narrator of the Geeta was Shri Krishna, who gave the discourse of the Geeta to Arjuna sitting in his chariot in the battlefield of Kurukshetra. However, if we look from a spiritual and historical point of view, all the questions such as who, when, to whom and where the Geeta was narrated are disputable. The story of the Geeta and Satyanarayana prove that God reveals himself through the form of an ordinary, old and experienced human being. It has been written in Geeta:
Avjaanaanti maam moodha manurshee tanumashritam I
Param bhaavamjaananto mam bhootmaheshwaram II (Gita 9/11)
Further it has been written in Geeta that God is ajanma (eternal), abhokta (one who does not enjyoy any pleasures) and avyakta (imperceptible).
Ajo S pi sannvyayatma bhootanamishraro S pi san I
Prakriti swamdhishthaay sambhavamyatmamaayayaa II (Gita 4/6)
Yo maamjamanaadim cha veti lokmaheshwaram I
Asam-moodhah sa martyeshu sarvapapaih pramuchyatey II
In the Shrimad Bhagwatgita that aadi-anadi purush (eternal being) was praised: tamev chadhyam purusham prapdhye yatah pravrittih prasoota puraani I the Geeta 15/4, i.e., I bow to that aadi-anaadi purush, who first created this world-like tree. That eternal being (aadi purush) is saying about himself: ‘Ahamadirhi devanam maharshinaam cha sarvashah’ the Geeta 10/2, i.e., I myself am the beginning of all the deities and sages. It was him who spread that famous principle of karmayoga (remembering God while performing actions) in the ancient times, due to which India received the name of karmabhoomi (the land where God performs actions); as per the Jaina tradition, ‘nishtha pura prokta mayanagh… karmayogen yoginaam’ the Geeta 3/3.
It should be recalled that the knowledge of the Geeta was not narrtaed by Shri Krishna, but by that aadi-anaadi purush (eternal being) to the householder Arjuna in order to teach him the dharm of household (grihastha-dharma) and easy raja yoga. This was proved by some famous historians. Selected excerpts are mentioned below without going into the details, as the topic is already well described in the literature.
Hopkins said, “The present Krishna-dominated form (of the Geeta) was earlier a Vishnu-dominated poem and prior to that it was a non-communal writing” Religions of India (1608) page 386 (Radhakrishnan Geeta, Page 17). Farkuhar has written in Religious Literature of India (1620) page 12-14, “This (Geeta) is an ancient prose Upnishad, which was probably written after Shwetashwataropanishad and which has been moulded into the present form after the death of Christ to support the Krishnaism by some poet.” As per Garvey, “The Bhagwatgita was earlier a scripture related to sankhya-yoga, in which the methods of worship of Krishna Vasudev was included and it was adjusted as per the Vedic traditions by considering Krishna to be a form of Vishnu in the 3rd century B.C. Holtzman considers the Geeta to be a later Vishnu-dominated form of a Sarveshwarwadi poem. Keith also believes that originally the Geeta was a Shwetashwatar form of Upanishad, but later it was moulded in the form of Krishna worship. (An extract from the introduction to Radhakrishnan ‘Geeta’, page 17)
Shri Krishna was born from the womb of a mother. He enjoyed all the pleasures of life and received knowledge from Guru Sandipani. He was mostly depicted as a child. That is why the entire world doesn’t accept him as a father. Secondly, it is famous in mythological stories that Shri Krishna narrated the Geeta only to one Arjuna while sitting in his chariot. It was said to happened in the Copper Age (Dwapar Yug). On the other hand, it is also famous that it was Sage Vyaas who wrote the scripture Mahabharata, which became popular in public in Sanskrit. From the historical point of view these facts are disputable.
Actually, the Geeta is the highest among all the scriptures (sarva shastra shiromani), but it is narrated in the Confluence Age of the 5000-year world drama consisting of four ages, i.e. during the confluence of the Iron Age and the Golden Age, which is recurring now. Had the Geeta been narrated in the Copper Age, why should it lead to the establishment of the sinful Iron Age? God’s incarnation in the world of human creation should have resulted in the establishment of the Golden Age and not the most sinful Iron Age. Apart from this, the Geeta is narrated in the Confluence Age, when all the religions, the religious fathers and the their followers are present in their last birth. That is why it was said in the Geeta, “Renounce all the religions and find shelter in me, the shelter of the Supreme Soul.”
Sarvadharmanparityajya Mamekam Sharanam Vraj.
Aham twa sarvapapebhyo mokshayami maa shuchah. (Geeta 18/66)
Let’s try to see these things from the point of view of a Hindu. If the Geeta was narrated in the Copper Age, this shloka should not have been written in it. Religions like Muslim Dharm, Sikhism and others were not present at that time yet. Moreover, the Geeta contains common teachings. Common teachings are narrated in a living and commonly understood language. They are not narrated in languages artificially created for exclusivism and difficult to understand. With no doubts Sanskrit is a language like this. History proves that Sanskrit was never a language of common public. Why should God, the Father of All, whose aim is to make the true knowledge widely accessible, use a very complex language like Sanskrit? The Gita is narrated once a cycle in its Confluence Age in Hindi, a language which has a simple grammar, simple writing system and is not difficult to be mastered. Apart from this, the Geeta was not narrated by Shri Krishna, who had an attractive name and form and who undergoes the cycle of life and death, but by the incorporeal God Shiva, who is ajanma (beyond physical births), abhokta (beyond experience), who incarnates at the end of the Iron Age and through an ordinary human body (Prajapita Brahma) narrates the Geeta not just to one Arjuna, but to many others who like Arjuna live in household. It is written in the Geeta, “O Arjuna, you do not know your births (i.e. past lives). I tell you the story of your past lives.”
Bahooni mein vyateetani janmaani tav charjun.
Taanyaham ved sarvaani na twa vettha parantap. (Geeta 4/5)
How can Krishna, who is a human soul and passes through the cycle of life and death, can give the inheritance of the true mukti (liberation) and jeevanmukti (living a liberated life), and narrate the story of many births to other human souls? It is the Supreme Soul Shiva who is beyond the cycle who comes to the human world and narrates the story of many births. That story is also known as the Geeta or the Amarkatha (The Story of Immortality).
The above view about the Geeta is completely different from the common view. It is the point of view of Adhyatmik Ishwariya Vishwavidyalaya based in Kampila, Uttar Pradesh. The True Gita is God’s knowledge called Murli (the Flute of Knowledge) and narrated in the Confluence Age through a human chariot, meanings through a body of an ordinary man. This knowledge recorded in the spiritual register of human souls is recollected and written in an adulterated form in Sanskrit, in the second part of the cycle that is from the Copper Age. The Brahma Kuamaris Organisation believes that the incorporeal Shiva is the God mentioned in the Geeta, however they spread the name and form of Dada Lekhraj, meaning the soul of Krishna as the corporeal form of God. It is known that Dada Lekhraj died in 1969 because of a heart attack. How can he be called the Father of the entire world, i.e. Prajapita Brahma? In the Murlis narrated by the incorporeal Supreme Soul Shiva about the Geeta and its narrator, He said the following points:
- This is a new knowledge for the new world. The Narrator is only one. Krishna does not narrate this knowledge. Krishna is not called the one who purifies the impure ones. The who purifies the impure ones is only One – the Supreme Father Supreme Soul, who is beyond the cycle of rebirths. The name of Krishna, who passes through 84 births, was added in the Geeta. (Murli dated 28.10.87)
- Now, who gave birth to the Geeta? This is a topic [to be discussed]. Since it is said ‘jayanti’ (the birthday of the Geeta), the Geeta was certainly born, wasn’t it? Since it is said ‘Shrimat Bhagwat Geeta Jayant’i, there must also be someone who gave birth to the Geeta, mustn’t he? Everyone says ‘Shri Krishna Bhagwaanuvach’ (God Shri Krishna speaks), then Shri Krishna is first and next is the Geeta. Now, the creator of the Geeta is certainly needed. But Shri Krishna was a small child. He cannot narrate the Geeta. It will have to be proved who gives birth to the Geeta. This is a deep issue. Whatever dispute is there in India, it is only because of this point. Krishna is born through the mother’s womb. He is a prince of the Golden Age. (Murli dated 24.11.88)
- Shri Krishna cannot be called Vrikshapati (the Lord of the World Tree). The Supreme Father Supreme Soul is the seed-creator of the human world. Krishna cannot be called the creator. He is always a human being having divine virtues. (Murli dated 22.2.98)
- Krishna is not the father of everyone. (Murli dated 30.9.98)
- Krishna cannot be called the father of all the souls. The father of the souls, i.e. the Supreme Father Supreme Soul says, “Remember no one else, but me.”
In the picture of the Trimurti Shiva published by the Brahma Kumaris organization Dada Lekhraj’s photo was shown as Brahma, however the Brahma Kumaris can’t explain which among the human souls after the death of Dada Lekhraj in 1969 play the roles of Shankar and Vishnu. That is why in place of Shankar and Vishnu, the pictures ofhe path of worship (bhaktimarg) were shown. On the basis of the Murlis and Avyakta Vanis narrated in Mt. Abu, Adhyatmik Ishwariya Vishvavidyalaya accepts that after 1969 the incorporeal Supreme Soul Shiva is narrating the true knowledge of the Geeta and teaching easy raja yoga to all the human souls through his permanent corporeal human chariot called Shiva-Shankar Bholenath, through which all the human souls can be transformed from human beings in the state of degradation into perfect beings that is deities. The proofs for this are contained in various Murlis that were narrated through Dada Lekhraj, which the administrators of the Brahma Kumaris Organization don’t want to reveal being afraid of losing their status.
The Brahmakumari Organization and AIVV accept that the soul of Dada Lekhraj will be born in the coming Golden Age as Krishna. However, advertising Dada Lekhraj as the medium of Shiva the Narrator of the Geeta by the Brahma Kumaris Organization is denying the knowledge narrated in those very murlis narrated through the body of Dada Lekhraj himself. Dada Lekhraj was a temporary chariot of Shiva since 1951 till 1969, the period during which he gave motherly love to the Brahma Kumar and Kumaris. Before 1947 and after 1969, the responsibility for God’s task is carried by the soul of his partner. He is his partner in spiritual and physical sense and it is him who plays the role of the corporeal chariot of the incorporeal Shiva, i.e. Mahadev Shiva-Shankar, and will play the role of Satya Narayan in the near future. One of his disobedient students at the time of the beginning of the Rudra Gyan Yagya recollects him like this:
And at the present time the same soul was introduced in the Avyakt Vanis in this way:
God Shiva certainly narrated the knowledge of the Geeta, i.e the Murlis through Dada Lekhraj, but he is revealing the deep secrets of those Murlis through his permanent human chariot.
As a result of ignorance in the path of devotion the Hindus assumed that it was not Shiva-Shankar Bholenath, but the good-looking Shri Krishna was the Narrator of the Geeta. Similarly in the Confluence Age during the shooting, the Brahma Kumari Organization assumed that it is not Shiva through his chariot Shankar, but the good-looking Dada Lekhraj, i.e. the soul of Krishna is the Narrator of the Geeta. They even added the name of Dada Lekhraj (Pitashri) before the name Shivbaba in the Murlis of Knowledge published by them. This is the main mistake because of which in the path of worship in the world drama cycle from Copper Age onwards, the name of Shri Krishna was added in the Sanskrit Geeta and he instead of Shiv-Shankar was considered as its creator. The qualities of God described in the Geeta, such as avyakta, ajanma, abhokta and others apply only to Shiva-Shankar both in a limited and unlimited sense. They do not to Shri Krishna.
- The Father says, ‘I am the God of the Geeta’. It was Shivbaba who created Mother Geeta. Krishna was born [from her]. Along with him Radha and others came. The Brahmins are first. Father says, ‘Who is that fool who has removed my name? Then, I myself have to come and reveal that it is me, the Supreme Soul Shiva, who is the God mentioned in the Geeta. I have created the Geeta. The child Krishna was born from the Geeta. You have then added the name of the child instead of the Father. This is the biggest mistake. – (Murli dated 13.12.88)
- The child Krishna was born from Rudra (another name of Shiv-Shankar). The name of the child has been added instead of the father in it (i.e. in the Geeta). (Murli dated 29.3.88)
- The Geeta is the mother and father. The Geeta is called mother. No other scripture is called ‘mother’. Its name is ‘Mother Geeta’. All right, who created it/her? First, a man adopts a woman, doesn’t he? – (Murli dated 28.9.88)
- Everything is based on adding corrections in the Geeta. Because of adding corrections in the Geeta the personality of God disappeared. (Murli dated 9.3.88)
- Bharat receives the cream through the God of the Shrimat Bhagwat Geeta. The Shrimat Bhagwat Geeta has also been added corrections to the extent that it has been reduced to the level of water after milk; [it happened because of] inserting the name of Shri Krishna instead of the [name of the] Ocean of Knowledge, the one who purifies the impure, the incorporeal Supreme Father Supreme Soul. (Murli dated 31.10.78)
- The Geeta is the mother and father of all the scriptures. It is not true that it is only the mother and father of only the scriptures of India. No! It is the mother and father of all the biggest scriptures that are present in the world. (Murli dated 5.2.83)
- That one is the creator of heaven. He helps everyone. Krishna himself is a creation. He is the first class flower of the garden. (Murli dated 5.2.83)
Adding the name of Krishna in the Geeta is a mistake that leads to degradation of India, and brought about condemnation of the Geeta. Although the Geeta is the mother of all the scriptures, it is not accepted by the majority of followers of the other religions. That is the reason why scholars clarified the Geeta in various ways. On the basis of the Geeta Shankaracharya proved the soul and the Supreme Soul were one and the same (advaita), whereas Madhvacharya proved the soul and Supreme Soul to be different entities (dwaita). In the Geeta sexual desires were described as the biggest enemy of man. People of the world do not accept this fact, because it is also known from the scriptures that the so-called creator of the Geeta, i.e., Shri Krishna had 8 wives and 16,108 female friend (gopika). If Mahadev Shiva-Shankar’s name had appeared in the Geeta as the Narrator, the world would have accepted the point about sexual desire being the greatest enemy, because Shankar is described in the scriptures as the one who had only one wife and who burnt sexual desire to ashes.
The human mind at the end of the Iron Age is tired and distracted; that is why with a great difficulty it recognises the one who is called the Truth. Memorials of this are contained in the Satya Narayan Katha (Story about the True Narayan) that describes that when God appeared as an ordinary old man, no one could recognize him. Daksh Prajapati seeing Shankar in his ordinary form didn’t recognise him and insulted him.
The fact that the Geeta is called ‘mother’ is not an empty metaphor. In the divine knowledge communicated by Shivbaba it was clarified that the Geeta is not only a symbol of knowledge or a non-living scripture, but it is also a living human soul that along with the Father of the World (Prajapita) is playing the role of the World Mother (Jagdamba). Both are sustaining the Brahmin family in the present Confluence Age. Scriptures contain memorials of them. They are described as Aadi Dev- Aadi Devi by the Hindus, as Aadam-Havva by the Muslims, as Adam-Eve by the Christians and as Aadinath-Aadinathini by the Jains.
The world will accept the Gita as the verses of God the Father of All, if instead of the child, Shri Krishna, the true living Father is introduced to people.
- When did God narrate the Geeta? Certainly all the religions must be present [at that time]. Actually, the Geeta is the main scripture for all the religions. People of all the religions must accept it. […] The Father has come to bring about the true salvation of people belonging to all the religions through the Geeta. The Geeta has been narrated by the Father. This issue has been complicated by inserting the name of the child instead of Father. (Murli dated 21.2.93)
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