Life springs from love – the origin is love and life seeks love. The goal of life is also love and, in between, life is sustained by love. There is not a single creature or living entity on this planet that has not known love or is devoid of love.
Yallabdhva puman siddho bhavati, amrito bhavati, tripto bhavati
Love brings perfection and fulfillment in life. Love is Amrit Swarupa cha – it makes you emotionally intoxicated and intellectually wonderstruck; it makes you repose in the Self and also quietens you. It takes you towards the ultimate reality, the truth to Self-realization.
Sa tvasmin param prem rupa
Devotion is ultimate love, that is immortal, unconditional and undying. There is nothing so wonderful, so awesome, so deep as the devotional form of love, the Bhakti that brings all glories. It is ancient love, that has the patience to wait forever, which is unconditional!
Five Arrows of love
The God of Love in Indian mythology is called apanga. Apanga means ‘one who has no parts of the body at all’. It is so because love has no parts, no shape, and no form. It is formless. He has a bow and five arrows. These five arrows are made up of five flowers - the five senses. He hits you with the five flowers and it is through these five senses that you experience something that is beyond the five senses. You experience a wave of beauty deep inside you. It produces sweet honey inside of you!
And when you experience such a wave, your eyes close; you’re not in form but you dissolve into the formless. You come back to your nature. When you experience something so great, so wonderful, and so beautiful be it music, a fragrance or touch, your eyes shut automatically, and you sink into that ocean of beauty. The power, the energy inside you starts moving in a new direction.
Like in the spring, the entire creation just springs up. The birds sing, trees blossom. Like that when energy is kindled in you, it creates awe. You spring out of dullness, out of the inertia, out of the routine.
New life springs up!
Eleven Manifestations of Love
Though Divine love is one, it manifests in eleven different ways
Loving the attributes of the Divine
(Mahatmyasakti) In order to praise something, it needs an intense feeling of love inside. The first manifestation of divine love is to see and experience the qualities of the divine and singing in praise of all the Divine attributes.
Loving the form of the Divine
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