The 2014 ADIDAM™ Sacred History Wall Calendar celebrates the 75th Jayanthi or Birth Day of His Divine Presence Avatar Adi Da Samraj. View never-before published photographs of Adi Da from the calendar, plus quotations that honor the import of His Birth.
In June of 2005, Avatar Adi Da Samraj traveled to The Mountain of Attention Sanctuary in northern California. This article offers an opportunity for the devotional sighting of the Divine Human Body of Avatara Da.
Listen to an excerpt from “You Can't Get There From Here”. In the principal talk on this recently published CD, Avatar Adi Da employs the familiar punch line to consider the fruitlessness of the ego's search for God. He instructs everyone that the ego cannot attain Realization through "self"-effort. Real-God-Realization only occurs in the transcending of "self".
Listen to an excerpt from the CD “The Bridge to God”, where Avatar Adi Da considers the magical nature of the world and our psychic relationship to it. He describes the necessity for all to become aware of the world as a psychic process—through participation and real observation.
In this excerpt from the DVD “The Secret of Experience”, Avatar Adi Da responds to a devotee’s question about an experience he has had of an egoless state. In this moving exchange between Spiritual Master and devotee, Avatar Adi Da offers instruction about the value of such an experience, about the egoic tendency to become a question about such an experience—and about the forgetting of all questions in the living relationship with Him.
In a 1980s audio excerpt from the CD “God Is Not in Charge”, Avatar Adi Da calls everyone to deeply examine the false presumption that God is some kind of Parental Deity that protects everyone and causes everything. He takes His listeners through a process of considering the real nature of the world, including how the Divine Reality directly Appears here, and how to recognize and make use of such an Appearance.
Listen to an excerpt from “The Avon Lady”, a talk given by Avatar Adi Da in the early 1970s. Here He describes the contraction that is the subtle motivation of all seeking, and then goes on to describe the unique function of the True Guru—Who alone does not support the search, thereby Awakening awareness of what is prior to the search.
Listen to an excerpt from "Guru As Prophet", a classic discourse by Avatar Adi Da from the early period of His Teaching-Work. Here Adi Da distinguishes between the Spiritual (Transmission) Function of the True Guru and the public function of Guru as “prophet” (or critic).
Watch a clip from "The Grace of Suffering", a talk by Avatar Adi Da from 1976 from the 25th Anniversary DVD Series.
In addressing a devotee's question about maintaining Spiritual practice during illness, Avatar Adi Da explains that practice, especially at the beginning, is about the demonstration of one's tendencies, one's turning away, and the lesson in seeing that.
Hear Adi Da speak about how the mortality of His physical Form does not limit His Eternal Nature and ongoing Blessing-Work. This audio excerpt, entitled "I Will Work With You Directly Forever", is from After My Lifetime, a collection of profound Instruction from Avatar Adi Da about the import of His Divine Mahasamadhi.
Watch an excerpt from an exquisite three-hour discourse, "Relinquish the Mummery of This World", given by Avatar Adi Da in California on July 7, 2005.
In this excerpt, instead of addressing the content of a devotee's question, Adi Da addresses the disposition of the questioner and the illusion of the separate self.
As a child in Jamaica, Donald Webley recalls feeling that there was "something lacking, something without which real happiness was not possible". An unexplained experience of Bliss moved him to spiritual practice and eventually to Avatar Adi Da.
Tom Williams, a former clergyman, tells the story of how his life was transformed as he sought true spiritual growth and discovered Avatar Adi Da's remarkable wisdom.
Enjoy intimate stories and stunning photographs from the new publication, The Eternal Stand. Beginning with Avatar Adi Da's earliest intention to find hermitage, this book is both a celebration and historical accounting of the major events surrounding the establishment of His Hermitage-Island, Adi Da Samrajashram, in the Fiji Islands.
Read "The Truth About Death" — an essay from the book by Avatar Adi Da Samraj hailed by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, author of On Death and Dying, as a "masterpiece".
Naamleela Free Jones welcomes everyone into the joyous, sacred celebration she enjoyed each year with her father and Guru, Avatar Adi Da.
Listen to a recitation from “There Is One Truth—Which Is Always Already The Case”, an essay in the new book The Gift of Truth Itself. This slim volume is an introduction to Avatar Adi Da’s Reality-Teaching and Way, as well as a highly accessible collection of essays from His Aletheon masterwork.
Listen to a recitation from a key essay in Green Gorilla entitled “Searchless, Lawful Management of the Body”, where Avatar Adi Da describes the principle of approaching diet as an obligation for health rather than a problem to be corrected.
A comprehensive collection of Adi Da's unique Guidance on how to give children and young people "the gift of a disposition of ego-transcending Happiness". Learn practical ways to support bodily, emotional, and mental well-being — in children, young people, and yourself — based in a living awareness of the Divine Mystery of existence.
The Reality Way of Adidam
The Divine Process That Outshines All Seeking
in the Perfect Freedom of Reality Itself
The Reality-Way of Adidam describes the fundamental aspects of Avatar Adi Da's Transcendental Spiritual Way. This new book fully accounts for the final form of the Reality-Way of Adidam as given by Avatar Adi Da Samraj.
For the third article in the "Truth Book" series, we focus on a key essay in Part Eight of The Aletheon: "I Am Your Unique Advantage". In this essay, Avatar Adi Da communicates the essence of the Way He offers, which is based on heart-attraction to His Divine State. Listen to an audio clip from the original 1985 talk from which Adi Da created this essay.
Beginning with a brief explanation of its organization, learn how early sections of The Aletheon create a "doorway" to Avatar Adi Da's fullest Revelation of Reality-Truth.
Enter into this remarkable Text via two essays, which offer Avatar Adi Da's profound instruction on the errors of false religion and the necessity for devotion to the Spiritual Master.
In the last years of His human Life, His Divine Presence, Avatar Adi Da Samraj Poured Himself into His final pristine Revelation-text, now published as The Aletheon.
We begin to celebrate its publication with excerpts from the text and commentary on its creation — including an account from Ruchiradama Quandra Sukhapur, Avatar Adi Da's senior renunciate devotee, and a video presentation by His senior editorial assistant.