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Testimonial from a Longtime Devotee: Gerald Sheinfeldvideo
part 4 of A Tribute to the Life and Work of Adi Da Samraj

poster: adidatribute
speaker: Gerald Sheinfeld
length: 09:28
date added: July 5, 2011
event date: November 28, 2009
language: English
Longtime devotee, Gerald Sheinfeld, offers this testimonial to the life and work of Adi Da Samraj.

Excerpt from First Evening: Track 6 on the DVD, A Tribute to the Life and Work of His Divine Presence, Adi Da Samraj. More than 7 hours long, this Tribute DVD was filmed on the occasion of the first Anniversary of Adi Da's Divine Mahasamadhi, when devotees, family, and friends of Adi Da Samraj gathered at Adi Da Samrajashram, Fiji (Adi Da's principal Hermitage), to acknowledge Adi Da as the Divine in human form, to praise His Greatness, and to express their heart-felt gratitude for the Blessings they have received from Him.

A list of all the tracks on this DVD can be found here.
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Gerald Sheinfeld   Mahasamadhi   Tribute   DVD  

Testimonial from a Longtime Devotee: James Steinbergvideo
part 3 of A Tribute to the Life and Work of Adi Da Samraj

poster: adidatribute
speaker: James Steinberg
length: 15:07
date added: July 5, 2011
event date: November 28, 2009
language: English
Longtime devotee, James Steinberg, offers this testimonial to the life and work of Adi Da Samraj.

Excerpt from First Evening: Track 4 on the DVD, A Tribute to the Life and Work of His Divine Presence, Adi Da Samraj. More than 7 hours long, this Tribute DVD was filmed on the occasion of the first Anniversary of Adi Da's Divine Mahasamadhi, when devotees, family, and friends of Adi Da Samraj gathered at Adi Da Samrajashram, Fiji (Adi Da's principal Hermitage), to acknowledge Adi Da as the Divine in human form, to praise His Greatness, and to express their heart-felt gratitude for the Blessings they have received from Him.

A list of all the tracks on this DVD can be found here.



tags:
James Steinberg   Tribute   Mahasamadhi   DVD  

Relinquish The Mummery Of This World: Excerpt 2video
Excerpt 2 of Relinquish The Mummery Of This World

poster: DawnHorsePress
length: 10:35
date added: March 29, 2011
event date: July 7, 2005
language: English
An excerpt from the talk, Relinquish The Mummery Of This World.

The complete talk is available as a DVD from The Dawn Horse Press.
tags:
Avataric Discourse   mummery   DVD  

Slideshow: 2008video
part 12 of A Tribute to the Life and Work of Adi Da Samraj

poster: adidatribute
length: 05:34
date added: March 26, 2011
language: English
This slideshow features pictures of Adi Da from 2008.

The soundtrack is "What Will You Do If You Love Me?", sung by Adi Da's daughter, Naamleela, from her album, Eyes In Other Worlds.

This video clip is an excerpt from Second Evening: Track 2 on the DVD, A Tribute to the Life and Work of His Divine Presence, Adi Da Samraj. More than 7 hours long, this Tribute DVD (more than 7 hours long) was filmed on the occasion of the first Anniversary of Adi Da's Divine Mahasamadhi, when devotees, family, and friends of Adi Da Samraj gathered at Adi Da Samrajashram, Fiji (Adi Da's principal Hermitage), to acknowledge Adi Da as the Divine in human form, to praise His Greatness, and to express their heart-felt gratitude for the Blessings they have received from Him.

A list of all the tracks on this DVD can be found here.
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Naamleela   Mahasamadhi   tribute   slideshow   Eyes In Other Worlds   DVD  

A Testimonial to Adi Da by Gerald Sheinfeldvideo
poster: AdidamRevelationMagazine
speakers: Gerald Sheinfeld, Jonathan Condit
length: 09:42
date added: March 26, 2011
event date: November 28, 2009
language: English
Longtime devotee, Gerald Sheinfeld, gives a testimonial to Adi Da, at the tribute that occurred on Adi Da Samrajashram, on the First Anniversary of Adi Da's Divine Mahasamadhi.

This video clip is from the double DVD, A Tribute to the Life and Work of His Divine Presence, Avatar Adi Da Samraj.

For more, read the special Adidam Revelation Magazine article about this tribute.
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Gerald Sheinfeld   tribute   Mahasamadhi   DVD  

Relinquish The Mummery Of This World: Excerpt 1video
Excerpt 1 of Relinquish The Mummery Of This World

poster: DawnHorsePress
length: 07:28
date added: December 16, 2010
event date: July 7, 2005
language: English
An excerpt from the talk, Relinquish The Mummery Of This World.

This talk is from the first occasion in many years in which Avatar Adi Da spoke directly to a gathering of His devotees in California. Questions from devotees about intimate, familial, and social issues are met with Avatar Adi Da's Compassion and Humor, as well as His Liberating Wisdom.

From considering the "seed theme" of His Mummery Book, to describing His mindless and Indivisible State, Avatar Adi Da weaves a masterful tapestry of Instruction and Blessing. He Calls for and Transmits the most profound understanding possible of human life and sacred practice.

The complete talk is available as a DVD from The Dawn Horse Press.
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Avataric Discourse   mummery   DVD  

The Great Secretvideo
poster: AdidamRevelationMagazine
length: 05:54
date added: December 2, 2010
event date: July 1988
language: English
In this excerpt from the talk, The Great Secret, Avatar Adi Da speaks about how growth in Spiritual terms depends on fulfilling the impulse of the heart: to live the sacred life by always living in contemplation of the "Sat-Guru", or Spiritual Master.

Adi Da: "So practice is not what you do alone when you are home. Practice is what you do with Me. Wherever you may be, you must find the Space of My Company. This is the Secret...you find It by "locating" that Attractiveness Itself, being attracted by It, being moved by It.

So this is a concentrated life, a life of contemplation, a life of being attracted, a life of gravitating toward the sacred domain... The movement of the heart is always to be right here, to be right where the Sat-Guru is. So the devotee finds every opportunity to do just that."

The full talk is available from the Dawn Horse Press on the DVD, The Great Secret, which is available alone or as part of the 6-DVD 20th Anniversary Series.
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DVD  

Enter Into Unlimited Profundityvideo
poster: AdidamRevelationMagazine
length: 09:43
date added: August 25, 2010
event date: October 6, 2005
language: English
In this occasion at The Mountain Of Attention Sanctuary from October 6, 2005 (the last time Adi Da spoke formally, in response to a devotee's question about practice), a longtime devotee, Cheech Marreo, who recently has had an automobile accident, asks Avatar Adi Da a question about the role of karma in his life and practice. Adi Da, in turn, points to something even more fundamental than the universal law of cause and effect. He also clarifies that the old saying, "through suffering comes wisdom", is just not true. If it were it so, He asserts with amusement, then everyone would be wise — because everyone suffers. Mere suffering makes no difference, unless there is availability to Reality.

This video excerpt is from the DVD, Enter Into Unlimited Profundity, which is available from The Dawn Horse Press. Subtitles in English, French, Italian, German, Dutch, Polish, Czech, and Hebrew. There is also an associated Adidam Revelation Magazine article, and a CD version is also available.
tags:
Cheech Marerro   karma   Avataric Discourse   CD   DVD  

The Divine Is Not the Causevideo
poster: DawnHorsePress
length: 10:52
date added: June 13, 2010
event date: October 20, 2004
language: English
This excerpt is from the Adidam Revelation Discourse of October 20, 2004. In response to a series of questions about self-awareness, the nature of the “ego”, and how the self-contraction is caused, Avatar Adi Da speaks of the self-confinement of human beings (in contrast to non-humans as natural contemplatives), the effort to trace any experience or thought to its Source, and the Divine Reality as the True Condition of all things (not the “cause” of any thing). This Discourse concludes with Avatar Adi Da's confession of the direct and tacit “Point of View” of Divine Realization — the universe as Unconditional Light.

This excerpt is part of the longer DVD, The Divine Is Not The Cause. Subtitles in English, Spanish, French, German, Dutch, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Chinese, Japanese, and Hebrew. A CD version is also available.

A version of this excerpt with German subtitles can be watched here.
tags:
avataric discourse   CD   DVD  

Cracking the Code of Experiencevideo
poster: DawnHorsePress
length: 09:40
date added: June 13, 2010
event date: October 24, 2004
language: English
This excerpt is from the Adidam Revelation Discourse of October 24, 2004. A devotee's question about memory and a bicycle accident sparks Avatar Adi Da's Discourse about the nature of the human mechanism. Likening the mind to "cyberspace", Avatar Adi Da describes the "codes" human beings use to interpret perceptions and give apparent meaning to the "game" of life. He also exposes as an illusion the very presumption of being a separate, perceiving self. Adi Da Samraj calls everyone to relinquish the commitment to all presumptions and Awaken to that Realization which is not a state, but a Force that Spiritually Outshines all of illusory existence.

This excerpt is part of the longer DVD, Cracking the Code of Experience. Subtitles in English, Spanish, French, German, Dutch, and Polish. A CD version is also available.
tags:
avataric discourse   CD   DVD  

The Quest for the Historical Selfvideo
poster: DawnHorsePress
length: 08:22
date added: June 12, 2010
event date: November 6, 2004
language: English
This excerpt is from one the Adidam Revelation Discourse of November 6, 2004. Adi Da proposes that all human lifetimes are a “quest for the historical self”. He describes how this search is based on the activity of “self”-contraction — the erroneous presumption of an actual, defined, knowable “self”. His Discourse exposes that neither experience nor memory nor the sensations of the physical body actually define a separate entity. The “I” is a fiction, a lie—and Reality Itself is Self-Evident only when the activity of the “self”-contraction is transcended.

This excerpt is part of the longer DVD, The Quest for the Historical Self. A CD version is also available.

A version of this excerpt with German subtitles can be watched here.
tags:
avataric discourse   CD   DVD  

The Illusion of Familiarityvideo
poster: AdiDaUpClose
length: 06:56
date added: June 5, 2010
language: English
Audio excerpt from a discourse given by Adi Da on October 29, 2004. The talk can be found on the DVD, The Illusion of Familiarity.

For a video clip of Adi Da speaking this excerpt, click here.
tags:
familiarity   avataric discourse   DVD  

I Am Always Already Freevideo
poster: DawnHorsePress
length: 04:40
date added: May 15, 2010
language: English
"I Am Always Already Free" features an exquisite slideshow of photographs of Avatar Adi Da in the last month of His life.

It is accompanied by recordings of Adi Da speaking of His eventual Passing, quotes from His "first and foremost" book, The Aletheon, and musical offerings.

This is an excerpt from the 90-minute DVD, I Am Always Already Free.
tags:
DVD   Mahasamadhi   Aletheon  

The Sunshine Makersvideo
poster: frizz lefryd
length: 07:43
date added: May 8, 2010
language: English
"The Sunshine Makers" is a classic from the golden age of animation. Released on January 11, 1935, the cartoon was directed by Ted Eshbaugh, the first artist/technician to figure out how to create animated cartoons in color. This restored print is the highest quality available, and is from the DVD, Toddle Tales & Rainbow Parade Cartoons.

"The Sunshine Makers" is the third cartoon in the "Rainbow Parade Series", which was produced by Van Beuren Studios to compete with Walt Disney's "Silly Symphonies". The series consisted of 27 full color, animated shorts, and was distributed to theaters by RKO between 1934 and 1936. (You can watch more of these here.)

"The Sunshine Makers" later became a regular on 1950's television, after the sale of RKO's film library. In his book, Of Mice and Magic, well-known film critic Leonard Maltin writes that his childhood (in the 1950's) included "countless viewings" of the cartoon.

"The Sunshine Makers" is also one of Adi Da's favorite cartoons, because of its depiction of Light and Happiness (magnified and spread by the "Sunshine gnomes" in the cartoon) dissolving and outshining the force of egoity (the "gloomies").

In his article, "The Sunshine Makers cartoon from 1935", James Steinberg writes, "Bhagavan Adi Da loved that cartoon! He thought that it showed the simplicity of the argument of the open hand and the closed fist, or that our un-happiness is just something that we presume. Just like He used to tell us when we came to The Mountain of Attention, or came to see Him altogether, that we could 'leave it at the gate'. There is no reason to presume the dilemma in the face of the Divine (or truly altogether). We used to watch 'The Sunshine Makers' cartoon with Him when we had to watch it on a 16mm projector. I saw it multiple times with Bhagavan and He would laugh heartily as it was shown and watch our faces to see our reactions beaming with Happiness. He always used to tell us that we could just 'drop it in the moment' (our self-contraction) and that it was 'just an act'."

Further notes on the cartoon:

* It's a musical! Almost all speech is set to music.

* At 0:43: The "Sunshine gnomes" start their morning with a conscious exercise routine that begins with bowing down to the Transcendental Sun (the source of their sunshine): "Hail, His Majesty, the Sun!"

* At 7:00: When the "gloomies" refuse to "take their medicine", the gnomes force "sunshine" down their throats. In the words of the great Spiritual Master, Sri Ramakrishna: "There are three classes of physicians: superior, mediocre, and inferior. The physician who feels the patient's pulse and just says to him, 'Take the medicine regularly' belongs to the inferior class. He doesn't care to inquire whether or not the patient has actually taken the medicine. The mediocre physician is he who in various ways persuades the patient to take the medicine, and says to him sweetly: 'My good man, how will you be cured unless you use the medicine? Take this medicine. I have made it for you myself.' But he who, finding the patient stubbornly refusing to take the medicine, forces it down his throat, going so far as to put his knee on the patient's chest is the best physician. This is the manifestation of the tamas of the physician. It doesn't injure the patient; on the contrary, it does him good."
tags:
cartoon   animation  

The Bright (part 1)video
part 1 of The Bright

poster: frank marrero
length: 02:19
date added: July 25, 2009
language: English
Opening of "The Bright" (DVD).
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Darshan  
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