Query: What is God, who is a God. What is the link between god soul atman and human
Before we try understanding the relationship between God, souls' atmans
and human beings... the highest manifest stage of life in the cosmic life cycle... we need to understand the
meaning of God... What does soul atman mean? How do we define soul atman! Who is a human being... its
relationship with soul atman and God?
When we generally refer to God... we indeed mean Almighty God... the
Creator of all cosmos... all living beings! God is not the form of human beings. It is pure celestial
power... the magnitude of which is beyond the capture of human beings! Mahavira, Gautama Buddha, Jesus Christ
and Prophet Mohammed were all man gods... enlightened beings who gained enlightenment (kaivalya jnana) and
finally salvation (moksha) in their lifetime!
Gaining enlightenment and salvation is the prerogative of every
individual human being that exists on Mother Earth. Come whatever may... every single individual human being
would gain enlightenment at the end of the cosmic journey... the 8.4 millionth manifestation! Every human
being passes through 1.1 million manifestations in the human form. Does it mean human beings have 1.1 million
manifestations to reach the stage of enlightenment and finally salvation... yes, the truth is so!
God Almighty... the Creator of the Cosmos is one... man gods can be
many... rather numerous! We may even have many Avatars (God manifest in human form) but only one God
Almighty... the one and only one... the omnipotent, omniscient and omnipresent God! Almighty God for all
purposes does not relate to any single religion.
In all religions of the world the position of God Almighty remains the
same... nomenclature remaining different! In Hinduism God Almighty is also termed as Brahma, Parmatman,
Brahman, Prabhu, Bhagwan, Purusha, Allah, Khuda, Bhagavan... and what not! In Christianity people equate
Jesus Christ as the son of God. How can it be? God Almighty is pure cosmic energy... it neither manifests nor
assumes a form!
God Almighty always acts as a Dhrista (onlooker)... never interfering in
the creation of his! As is the karma of individuals, so is their destiny! Mangoes cannot grow on a guava
tree! Every human being on Mother Earth simply reaps the fruits of karma performed! In the domain of God...
there is no space for miracles!
Bhagavad Gita... the most sacred Scripture of Hinduism existing on Mother
Earth explicitly clarifies the definition of God. The sum total of all souls' atmans in the Cosmos at a given
point of time is what we know as God Almighty. At the time of dissolution of the Cosmos... the entire Cosmos
reduces to the size of half a thumb! And what is this half a thumb?
As detailed in Bhagavad Gita... the moment complete dissolution of the
Cosmos occurs... all souls atmans in whatever stage of manifestation they be reach the 8.4 millionth
manifestation... the last in the cosmic life cycle! Sooner all souls' atmans regain their original pure
pristine form... devoid of all impurities within... the cluster of all purified souls atmans combine together
to form the size of half a thumb.
This half a thumb... the cluster of purified cosmic energy... the sum
total of all purified souls atmans in the Cosmos is what we know as God Almighty. This prime pure cosmic
energy unable to retain itself for long in its prime state again explodes with a big bang... giving rise to a
new cosmos... a new journey of life! Thus explosion of God Almighty results in creation of a new
The concept of God Almighty exploding self is not palatable... most human
beings governed by their ego within, the wanton desires and greed for materialistic riches never fathoms the
depths of cosmic wisdom in its entirety. The moment human beings reach the stage of enlightenment... all
becomes absolutely clear... one finally gains salvation!
Having reached the stage of enlightenment and salvation... the liberated
soul atman within finally rests in the abode of God... in the kingdom of God (aka Vaikuntha in Hinduism).
Reaching Vaikuntha is the ultimate goal of life for every soul atman. A total journey of 8.4 million
manifestations... that approximates 96.4 million earthly years is a long journey indeed!
To cleanse itself of the impurities within... every soul atman manifests
one form after another. Initially manifesting the form of an amoeba (single cell formation)... the first
manifestation in the cosmic life cycle... the soul atman further evolves into multi-cell formation, then
insect life, plant life, animal life and finally the form of human beings!
Only in the human form the soul atman gets liberated finally from the
cycle of birth and death... from manifesting one form after another! Gaining enlightenment and finally
salvation in the human form announces the end of the journey for the soul atman within. Having reached the
end of spiritual pursuit... the Mount Everest of spiritual life... one finally enters the kingdom of
Journey in the human form is the noblest experience for the soul atman
within. The human form is achieved after crossing 7.3 million manifestations in the insect, plant and animal
form! Traveling the spiritual path as a human being is the end goal of life for the soul atman within! To
travel or not to travel is the sole prerogative of every individual human being.
Who knows what we shall be in the next manifestation! Why not travel the
spiritual path now!
At the time of big bang when all souls atmans hurtle down the cosmic
journey... they gather impurities on the way similar as rolling ball gathers moss! And thus starts the cosmic
journey of the soul atman within! As human beings we all pray to God not out of fear but in praise of Lord
who created the mighty Cosmos.
God exists within every human being in minuscule form as our soul atman.
Our soul atman is the prime master and controller of the body. Our body is simply an instrument... programmed
to carry out dictates of the soul atman within. However, to follow or not to follow the dictates of the soul
atman is the sole prerogative of every human being.
The exclusive power of discrimination available to all human beings that
distinguishes us from animals makes human beings unique in the whole cosmic system. We need not simply
indulge in ritual worship... there is no end to that! Traveling the path of jnana yoga is the true essence of
life. Enlightenment and finally salvation can only be gained traveling the path of jnana yoga... never
In present times many think that Bhakti yoga can deliver one from all the
sins committed in this or earlier lives. This is a misnomer... such things can never be! The prime governor
of the cosmic system is the doctrine of karma... that carries the residual balance from one life to another.
In absence of the doctrine of karma... our soul atman would ever remain sandwiched in its original state
Unless we perform the requisite karma... we simply cannot atone for the
sins committed in the present or previous lives. Prayers simply enhance our journey... they just cannot
neutralize the negative effects of bad karma! No ritual ever can finally deliver us from the sins committed
by us. We have to undergo the prescribed punishment for the same.
The moment we realize the cosmic truth that it is our soul atman on its
cosmic journey to purify itself... we attempt to reduce the effects of the negative karma performed in the
present or the previous lives. The moment complete dross impurities within the soul atman remove... the soul
atman finally regains its prime pristine original pure form.
We need not worship our soul atman. We in fact are a living soul atman
encased in a body! The voice coming out of our mouth is the voice of our soul atman that seems to reside
within our heart. Those who practice absolute truthfulness in life distinctly hear the voice of our soul
atman that always guides us on the right path.
Riding waves of absolute truthfulness one finally transgresses ephemeral
phase of life... the physical manifest world! If we desire hearing the sweet small inner voice of our soul
atman we need practice absolute truthfulness in day-to-day life. Ever since I was young I always stood ground
for absolute truthfulness unmindful of the implications!
I simply wanted to see and meet God in this very life. At no stage of
life was I willing to sacrifice my habit of truthfulness. Being truthful had its demerits. Slowly it dawned
upon me that something within my heart keeps prompting me on the right path! The moment I realized the
absolute truth... I had my soul atman alongside me.
From now on my soul was my guide in the journey of life! Whenever I
tended to go wrong knowingly or unknowingly... the sweet small inner voice of my soul atman always prompted
me to travel the path of Dharma (righteousness) under all circumstances! My own soul became my partner in the
journey of life. It really worked wonders at every stage of life!
More God related links...
God Kingdom of God Vaikuntha Hinduism - Attributes
of God Almighty Heaven Hell - Almighty God Brahman -
Definition of God - Communion with God Commune with God Almighty -
Can God take a Human Form - God Almighty Maya Veil of Illusion - God and Cosmos - God Avatar Gita
Kundalini - God Bless You Origin Source
Quote - Meet God
May God bless all!
Always there to clarify your queries (send your query),
Vijay Kumar "Atma Jnani" ... The Man who Realized God in 1993!
A to Z of God explained in words everyone can easily understand and
fathom. More on soul can be found at : Proof of God
... Vijay Kumar - 5 June 2010.
Full text of query: What is God, how is God, who is a God, Is it a
super natural power which exist on earth , wherein we cannot feel it, see it nor atleast converse with
In " you are never late for good deeds", you have said that atman is god inside you and body is the temple, is that
true that a single person will be having two idols , one to be seen and the other not. I have heard that atman will
speak only after the death of a person, it will not raise it's voice untill then. Will it really works in a person
when he is alive.
What is a mere link between God -> Human Being -> Atman??
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