'The Frowardness of Niranjan, Kal –
The Damnation through Sat Purush'
He swallowed the woman: He swallowed her tending to incorporate the root seed, the 'seed of the Jiva,' which he needed for the enlivenment of the lower worlds.
By ingestion the body performs the same that Kal does in large scale as it was created by Kal. That is why it is a sin for man to follow crapulousness, because the bodies of the Jivas are eaten up. This creates new karma, 'Kriyaman.' It is said that God made man in His image (1 Genesis 1:27). This refers to the soul.
As long as there are abattoirs, there will be battlefields as well.
Even to be purely vegetarian is not enough!
Kabir says elsewhere:
The poor sheep only eats grass and gets eaten. What happens to those, who eat the sheep.
Therefore it is exceedingly necessary to follow the diet given by the Master, in order to meet the necessities of the body in moderation. For this reason those who are initiated into Naam implicitly have to practise Bhajan to flee the consequences caused by eating up the Jivas’ bodies. Bhajan dissolves the subtle karma that is caused by such actions. All other humans, who do not have Naam or have received a pseudo-initiation by imperfect masters and are vegetarians, are in the situation of the sheep.
The animal herds of the savannas and steppes wander around to graze. But actually they are in search of the Life-Elixir – the Sound Current.
If you will devour one lakh: When Kal devours Jivas, he brings them back into the cycle of rebirth. One lakh equals 100,000. (See the illustration 'Lakh' in the subchapter 'How Vishnu turned black.')
Sat Purush thought: The Father 'cannot destroy or stop' Kal because he is – being one of the Shabdas – His 'son' and therefore a part of Himself. 'If I withdraw him into myself, I will have to bring everything back,' – the only way to prevent Niranjan from being Kal is to pull him back into the Father; but the manifested universe is a projection of all sixteen Shabdas, and if anyone of them is re-absorbed into the source, the result is a Maha Pralaya – a great dissolution.
Remove Kal from here: From the upper universe – from Daswan Dwar or Mansarovar upwards.
Note to 'I am your daughter now': At the time of Guru Gobind Singh, one day a woman out of the Sangat asked Him for a child of Him. When He asked for the reason, she replied that she wanted a son who was like Him. Hereupon Guru Gobind Singh told her that from now on she should regard Him as her son.
Sins and virtues: Kal is speaking as Dharam Rai, the lord of law or justice. In fact, all things in the lower worlds – the origin of the law of karma – that are called 'sins' and 'virtues' originate from him. He is the administrator of the law and this law is so thorough and intricate that no one can keep it.
But, as already explained in the Anurag Sagar (see the subsection 'Good and bad words' in the illustration to 'The Control over the Senses') there is a higher level of morality that is taught by the Masters and which entirely relates to returning to the Father and is based on Love, not fear.
For this reason, Christ said:
If ye love me, keep my commandments.
So there are Divine Virtues, which do not have anything to do with the so-called virtues that are created by Kal. One of these virtues is truthfulness – which comes from Agam. Kirpal stresses that if one practises this virtue, all others will follow automatically.
Here the quintessence of right understanding consists in being aware of the fact that the Almighty is the only doer.
Kirpal Singh said correspondingly:
Talk given by Kirpal Singh,
South-Florida, December 1972
Mahesh/Shambu: Other names for Shiva. (See also the subsection 'Mahesh' in the illustration to 'In the Beginning.')
The creation was begun:
It is from Brahman that there spring the three great powers – Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva –, creating, sustaining and dissolving all that is of the matter or maya in one form or the other. These three offsprings or powers come into being by his Shakti or Maha Maya called the Mother of Universe, not in the sense of sex as we ordinarily know it to be, but once again we have to take the simile of the spiders’ light filmy substance that comes out not from without but from within the spider’s body or the cocoon or a silky case as is spun by a larva from fine threads of its own making to protect itself as a chrysalis especially as a silkworm; wherewith we in course of time prepare all sorts of silken garments of so many designs and colours to cover our nakedness and take delight to stunt in borrowed clothings.
The Mystery of Death (First Edition, 1968) –
V. What after Death,
by Kirpal Singh, 1894–1974
(See also the part of the Anurag Sagar about Adhya, beginning with the subchapter 'The Creation of Adhya.')