Mooladhara – Aspect or Deity
On the Mooladhara Chakra resides the Deity of Shri Ganesha, who is the embodiment of innocence… who represents the stage between animals and man… whose head is that of the animal… showing… that he doesn’t know what is sin… because… an animal does not have ego… and that the animal is innocent… that is why he is innocent. He is innocence personified.
Shri Ganesha… who incarnated on this Earth as Jesus Christ… is the highest, the purest Incarnation… the reason is because his body was also made of the Principle of Brahma… means the Principle of Divine Power… he is made of that essence of Divine Nature of God, that we call as Parama Tattwa… the highest essence of God… his body is made out of that… and that is the reason he could resurrect. At every point, at every chakra… he bestows on you the blessings of his innocence.
Shri Ganesha, who controls the Mooladhara Chakra, below the Kundalini… and guards the gates of Hell… is as a child… is the embodiment of childhood… with the head and trunk of an elephant, the wisest animal, with no ego or superego. He is the power of all Deities, and is found on all chakras. He is very powerful, yet playful, but gets very angry with anyone who is against his Mother, the Kundalini. He shows his temper by giving bad experiences to those who have experimented with the Kundalini in a wrong way, and has punished them as a result. There must be a proper protocol, and if not, then he is seen in a red or orange colour, to show his temper.
When Shri Ganesha is awakened, we have a sparkle in the eyes, no lust or greed, but a powerful glance that can purify thousands.
The Kundalini cannot move without the permission of Shri Ganesha. He is Sahaj, creates spontaneity, he removes all obstacles, he creates all miracles, gives joy of eating, tells how to build up pure relationships, emits all kinds of fragrance, gives power to overcome arrogance. Shri Ganesha’s is a silent power that acts… is dynamic.
Mooladhara, Aspect or Deity
It is Shri Ganesha who creates the child within the mother’s womb… he selects the face… the colour… everything. With his magnetic power, he manages to attract the right type of genes… he does all such important things for you… all the time busy… he never rests… so full of joy and hard work.
Ganesha’s powers are all expressed through left Vishuddhi. Shri Ganesha has only one basic quality… that he’s completely surrendered to his Mother. He only knows his Mother. He is completely surrendered to Her… Shri Ganesha worships the Mother… he knows ‘just to keep the Mother pleased’… the epitome of respect for the Mother, the most powerful of all Deities. Shri Ganesha tattwa (principle) is in vibrated water.
If we have a strong Mooladhara, then the Mahakali power is the strongest within us. All her powers are actually expressed in Omkara, which is Shri Ganesha, and this Shri Ganesha power within us represents the complete love of Mahakali, and all the powers of destroying the evil forces.
The first, and the highest blessing, of Shri Ganesha is Wisdom – those people who have got wisdom are very lucky people… a person is wise who does not only know what is right and wrong, but also he knows very well his own power, not to do something wrong… he just does not do it. This wisdom can be easily brought back, if we awaken the Kundalini, and, if Shri Ganesha knows that Kundalini is to be awakened, he forgives everything… forgets everything… and comes to assist you… at every chakra, he is there to support you.
The another power that Ganesha has, is he generates innocence within us – we respect our innocence… our chastity… and a lifestyle which is decent and decorous… this is the reason why in Sahaja Yoga we have to be particular about how we dress up… that our dress should be decent, dignified, and… should in no way show our vulgarity… we should look after our chastity… and our morality… which is meant for both women and men… not only in dress, but even in day to day life, it is important.
Mooladhara, Aspect or Deity
Shri Ganesha is the one who is Sahaj, who creates spontaneity. Spontaneity is the only capital that we have… it has to grow – surrender to spontaneity. The expression of love is very spontaneous… but for that spontaneity to come, you must get rid of your habits… otherwise you can never become spontaneous. You have to learn to be spontaneous.
If you are very spontaneous, immediately you will know what the other fellow is trying to do, or say, or to communicate to you… you don’t need much thinking about it, because you can absorb even the thought of another person. Absorb doesn’t mean that you take the bad thing of a person, but it’s like a sieving out… you absorb what another person is saying, and sieve it out.
Another quality… is that a person who is innocent should have no fear… because God looks after innocent people… they are always protected. If anybody tries to harm the innocent, God protects them.
So the Ganesha Principle should be alright… if it is not alright, then the whole movement can collapse. Try to put Shri Ganesha in a respectable position in your lifestyle… that it should be the highest… the most important.
There are so many qualities of Shri Ganesha… that he is a child… he is very playful… he’s very interesting and extremely humble… and despite his weight, he’s very lightweight. He doesn’t try to show off… Shri Ganesha always tries to please his Mother… he knows what his Mother will like… he has complete dedication to the Mother. If you have to gain anything… to achieve any knowledge within… to ascend higher… then you have to learn from Shri Ganesha… what he does and what is his relationship with his Mother. The most matured Deity is Shri Ganesha.
Mooladhara, Aspect or Deity
The symbol of Innocence, the Swastika, becomes transformed later into the Cross. This Swastika represents nothing else but balance. When it starts moving in the right direction, then constructive work starts, and it works out all that is important for life. But when it starts the other way round, it works out the destructive part. These both are in balance… if they are not, life cannot go on.
The ‘Swastika’ is a very sensitive instrument. If you use the Swastika in it’s right direction, clockwise in front and anticlockwise at the back, all negativities are thrown out on the periphery, and absolutely they cannot enter in… but if it is moved the other way, then anything can enter in… it starts opening itself to these negative forces.