From the beginning of His work with devotees, Adi Da has always emphasized that
the Way of Adidam is not a technique, but instead is all about the relationship
with Him. Particularly since the Ruchira
Dham event of April 2000 , He has refined that
communication: the Way of Adidam is entirely about recognition of Him as
the Divine Person. It is based on that Revelation from the start.
to read. We recommend that non-devotees interested in the topic of recognition
of Adi Da start with part
5, and then read parts 1 through 4 for more information. Devotees can most
benefit by reading all five parts in order.
— This article explores such issues as: recognition
as a Revelation, not a belief (part 1); determining whether one has recognized
Adi Da as the Divine Person (part 1); recognition as the primary requirement for
becoming a devotee and for growing in the Way of Adidam (part 2); how the recognition
capability is associated with spontaneous growth in the practice of Adidam (part
3); the difference between a moment of recognition and the moment-to-moment recognition
capability (part 4); how moments of recognition are Adi Da's gift to us, but the
recognition capability is our gift to Him (part 4); and the "recognition
consideration" for prospective devotees, whose successful conclusion (the
Revelation Itself) dissolves all questions or doubts they may have about becoming
Adi Da's devotee (part 5).