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Bhagavad Gita Chapter X – Verse 25

I am Bhrigu among the great rishis; of words I am the monosyllable Om; of yajnas (sacrifices) I am japa-yajna; of the immovable I am the Himalayas. (Bhagavad Gita Chapter X – Verse 25)

Think of Me in all these different forms. If you do that, you can never forget Me, for someone or other of these examples will be before you always. If it is not the sun, then it is the moon, or it is something else. When you meet a person remember quickly that I am that which is the consciousness in him. See Me at the back of the person, the Source of his being and his power and energy. Then you can never be angry with him or you cannot think of him in any unkind way. Now, I am also the syllable Om, the most sacred word in the Vedas, the root of all sounds and the highest symbol of God. And Iam japa, that is, the practice of repeating silently certain mantras, holy texts or some sacred word or the name of God. Some devotees spend many hours in that practice every day. They will repeat mentally ‘So ham’, I am He, or ‘Shivo ham’, I am Shiva, or the name of God: Rama, Krishna and so on. This silent repetition and meditation on the meaning of the word is considered a higher practice than verbal repetition. It is looked upon as a form of sacrifice (as all practices are), and as it does not require killing or injuring of any creature (as some other sacrifices do), Sri Krishna says, ‘Think of Me whenever you see anyone practising this japa.’

The meaning in all these verses is that wherever our eyes roam we should be able to find something that reminds us of God. Think of the stability of the Himalayas, the mightiest of all mountains. Nothing can shake or disturb them. They stand through all ages, pure and steadfast. ‘Let that remind you of Me, the Rock of Ages, the Unchangeable, the refuge of My devotees. Aeons go by, but I change not. Worlds come into existence and perish, but I am the same forever and ever.’