Ramakrishnaji said-People do not trust a man when he speaks of God. Even if a great soul affirms that he has seen God,the average person will not accept his words. He says to himself-“If this man has seen God, then let him show God to me”. But can a man feel the pulse of another person in one day. He has to go to the doctor to distinguish the different pulse for many days. He must stay in the company of those knowledgeable ones…..
With the mundane knowledge that the general public has can they judge the knower of Truth?
The reason for disbelief is because they have absolutely no clue of what they are looking at.
It is the way an aboriginal who found a Coke bottle and wanted to return it to the Gods from heaven-remember the movie-The Gods Must Be Crazy! Now how can someone who has never seen a Coke know what it is? Likewise the ones who have absolutely little or no knowledge feel that the one who speaks of God is wrong and do not trust him. They have false knowledge about that so they disrepute the person. That not only happens to the unknowing but to the knowing also.
The disciples too tend to disregard the preceptor and disrepute him too.Take the case of Jesus and all His disciples. Now even Vivekananda was suspicious till the end about his preceptors divinity, hence he asked Ramakrishnaji the question-Show me who you are?
He too wanted to have the proof of his preceptors divinity. Divinity has NO PROOF so do not ask for it. God himself is invisible for the non believer so how can he show himself to the believer also? To see God you need the Vision which was given to Arjuna. That means you should first qualify to be Arjuna and have full belief and trust in the One who shows you that vision. See only a few can become Cordon Blue chef-got it!!!
In this world of proof for everything,there is no tangible proof for the existence of God or the Divine. Believe if you must otherwise do not take undue interest in the things which are of no concern of yours. Just leave it to the ones who care for that.If you do not play golf, then do not criticize the game or talk rot about it.
Let me give you one line here-remember only gutter water will flow from the gutter, so do not make your mouth foul by speaking foul. Just the way you stay out of the game you do not have any idea about so stay out of the field you do not have any knowledge about.
With due respect to my Preceptor I shall end here with a simple words from Guru Charitra where
Namdharak says to His Guru-At the feet of my Preceptor flows the Ganga and all the Holy rivers. Sweeter is the accounts of the Gods from His mouth and my obiesience to Him(Guru) who is God Himself!
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