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[We continue with stories from the ‘Rare document I received in Doonga from the family who hosted Anandamayi Ma’s Ashram there for many years.] Posted by Keith Villanueva (Hanamanji)
The first Kanya Peeth (Girl’s School) was built in the Temple area of Doonga by my Grandfather. Many Bengali Sadhus and devotees used to live there along with the students. Temple is a very scenic location surrounded by jungles full of wildlife. Tigers and leopards roamed the jungle, sometimes roaring in the late evening and night.
One evening in the ashram, Ma asked my Grandfather, “Pitaji, are there Tigers in Doonga?” My Grandfather, a proud but humorous man joked, and with a hand on his whiskers replied, “Ma, there cannot be ‘Two Tigers’ in one jungle.”
Grandfather’s name was Sher Singh, meaning “Tiger”. We returned home after Ma’s Darshan and everything was forgotten.
After a few days, a messenger arrived reporting to my Grandfather that a ‘cow had been killed by a Tiger’ and was lying in a dry stream bed on the slope of a hillock. Grandfather instructed the messenger to return to Doonga and to tell the estate Shikhari to build a lookout spot near the kill site and also to bring his DBBL Rife 500 with other accessories like a torch, etc. and to wait at the spot for his arrival.
Sher Singh arrived in due time and settled in the makeshift watch station above the creek bed with his rifles and supplies. Sher Singh’s “Mauna time” was approaching [a practice of Ma devotees: from 8:45—9:00 in the evening they Keep Silence and Meditate, Thinking of Ma], so with hands on his lap he sat there in Meditation.
After some time he heard the sound of a twig breaking immediately behind him. On hearing the sound, he turned his head over his right shoulder and there beheld a huge and ferocious Tiger, his face hardly three feet from his own, snarling with his whiskers moving side to side and looking directly into the eyes of my startled Grandfather. He could see the rough tongue and large teeth in the tiger’s mouth and feel his hot breath on his shoulder. Sher Singh thought, “This is the end!”
Having just finished his evening Maun (Meditation), the ‘Thought’of Ma was strong in his mind, so collecting his courage and with Ma in His Heart he took his only chance. Shouting, “Jai Ma!” he snatched up the gun on his right side and turning left, half reclining, pointed the rifle to the rear with his finger on the trigger. ‘No Tiger.’ The Tiger was gone; it had vanished into thin air. A clutter of wild fowls was heard in the distance. Grandfather knew the Tiger was gone. He picked up his guns and supplies and headed back to his car.
After a few days, Ma was at the Kishenpur Ashram and Grandfather went with all of us in the family. Ma, immediately upon seeing Sher Singh said with a broad smile, “Pitaji, you said that ‘Two Tigers’ do not live in one jungle; how is this?”
Grandfather, with damp eyes and choked throat bowed at Ma’s feet and humbly uttered: “Ma, ‘All’ is Your Play alone! All is ‘Your’ Play!”
KRIYA YOGA DIET IS SCIENTIFIC NON INJURIOUS YOGI FOOD PLAN
The Kriyayoga practice points out that mature (ripe) grains, seeds and fruits are the food best suited for human beings given their consumption and digestion needs and structure. The human eyes, ears, teeth and tongue and length of the digestive tract shows that humans are basically frugivorous (consumers of fruits and seeds) in nature. Canine teeth, very well developed in carnivores (meat-eaters and predators), are rudimentary in human beings.
Human eyes do not like to see slaughtering of animals, and ears do not like the cry of animals, neither can the tongue appreciate the taste of meat thrown on the street. They never enjoy chewing the bones scattered at the bank of rivers or in the forest whereas carnivorous animals enjoy chewing the bones as if it were delicious candy. Human beings can enjoy fruits found on the ground but would never appreciate consuming scattered decaying meat left on the side of a road. These were the insights into humans and their food habits clearly show that humans can only enjoy non-vegetarian food when it is fried or heavily spiced to mask their taste. Carnivores enjoy even rotten and putrefied meat.
In addition, the length of the digestive tract in carnivores is short compared to human beings, whereas the digestive tract of herbivores is much longer compared to carnivores and human beings.
Observation shows that herbivores are meant to eat grasses and stems of plants. Carnivores are made to eat meat while human beings are structured biologically to eat fruits and seeds. In herbivores, the longer digestive tract is suitable to digest and absorb grasses and stems. If herbivores are fed a good quantity of fruits and seeds they get sick. In the same way, the digestive tract of carnivores is fit to digest meat and animal parts.
Animal products, meat and organs should not remain in the digestive system for a long time to avoid growth of harmful bacteria and viruses. Carnivores, therefore, have a shorter digestive tract compared to herbivores and humans.
Humans have started eating wrong foods due to inhuman and unnatural thoughts. All thoughts and ideas which create segregation are unnatural thoughts. These can be erased through constant practice of Kriyayoga meditation.
The consumption of vegetarian food has been accepted more in western countries as research studies prove that eating meat and dairy products leads to illnesses in particular heart disease and cancer.