Volume 1, Issue 10, And It Is Divine Magazine
'And It Is Divine' was the name of this colour magazine published by Divine Light Mission in the USA from November 1972 until the late 1970's when it was replaced by 'Elan Vital'. It began as a monthly magazine attempting to carry a wide spectrum of articles relating to the wider alternative culture with highbrow pretensions and ended the same as all other Divine Light Mission magazines printing pictures and speeches of Prem Rawat's or his immediate family or close followers. Before 1974 every copy carried a signed manifesto by Sant Ji Maharaj stating "There has never been a time when the Lord of Creation did not manifest Himself in human form, and come to this planet Earth to do away with evil and spread the True Knowledge.
Letters to the Editor
I think that Guru Maharaj Ji is doing more for peace than anyone else in the world. So I think he should be awarded the next Nobel Peace Prize. People who feel the same way should write to the Nobel Prize Committee and nominate him.
What if a person were able to constantly and gradually reach the state where people go every night in deep sleep, but be "awake," conscious, while doing so? If you had such an opportunity, wouldn't you like to try it?
View From The Front Porch
"The first people who ever settled these mountains were people seeking freedom: freedom from the state and the church, freedom from the kings, freedom from the large landholders. The strong sense of individual rights and anti-regulatory feeling prevails today as it did with the original settlers."
The Answer to the BIG Problem Bal Bhagwan Ji eldest brother of Guru Maharaj Ji
The effect of Knowledge is like a magnet. An iron piece goes before the magnet, the magnet runs over it, and by coming in contact with that magnet, the iron piece also becomes the magnet. When a man comes in contact, with this Knowledge, when he experiences this Knowledge, he also becomes divine; he also becomes perfect. He becomes pure. And when you become pure, then Jesus Christ says that you shall see God.
The new born child is said to have raised his eyes to heaven, exclaiming 'There is no God but God, and I am his Prophet!'
Your True Country Mata Ji, mother of Guru Maharaj Ji
Now how can you go from this universe to that other universe? How can you enter there without this passport of the Holy Name? The person who has this passport, yet doesn't meditate, will face much trouble. If you have this passport, preserve it nicely and meditate upon it. Cultivate it. Depend on it. Be into it. If you have any confusion you should contact a mahatma of Guru Maharaj Ji and he will help to clear your mind. On the path of truth there should be no confusion in the heart. The time has come to blossom.
The Whole World Is A Theory Embassy Hall Los Angeles, 17th June 1973
And now we are coming with the new thing, and that's the DUO (Divine United Organization). Because I guess Divine Light Mission was getting very confused with the other things, like Divine Sales and, you know, so many, so many things there are, and people were confusing Divine Light Mission with those things when they have nothing to do with Divine Light Mission, of course. Divine Light Mission is a separate thing, and Divine Sales is a separate thing. So we brought up DUO to just take a thread and make a garland of Divine Sales and all those things, so each could be a separate thing, doing its function, helping Divine Light Mission to spread this Knowledge.
Many thanks to those who made these texts available for publication on the internet.