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Krishna Helping Mother Devaki Meeting Her First Six Sons

When Devaki heard about Sri Krishna bringing the dead son of Guru Sandeepany back to life, she wished to see her six dead sons, who were killed by Kamsa in prison before the birth of Krishna. One day, Devaki approached Krishna and expressed her desire to see her first six sons who were killed by Kamsa. Sri Krishna and Balaram promised her that she will have a vision of her dead six sons. Krishna and Balarama entered the region Sutala by their yogic powers and requested Mahabali who was ruling that region to release the six children temporarily, for comforting their mother, Devaki. The children were brought and shown to Devaki. She was consoled by the vision of her children.

Yogaswami Teachings

Yogaswami (1872–1964) was a great soul who spent his time on earth in Sri Lanka. He was a spec in the unbreakable tradition which begins and ends with Shiva.  Look at those trees. The trees are meditating. Meditation is silence. If you realize that you really know nothing, then you will be truly meditating. Such truthfulness is the right soil for silence. Silence is meditation. You must be simple. You must be utterly naked in your consciousness. When you have reduced yourself to nothing — when your "self" has disappeared — when you have become nothing, then you are yourself God. The man who is nothing knows God, for God is nothing. Nothing is everything. Because I am nothing, you see, because I am a beggar, I own everything. So nothing means everything. Understand?'  The state of nothingness means that you genuinely desire nothing. It means that you can honestly say that you know nothing. It also means that you are not interested in doing anything about this state of n