1. ‘Pictorial biography of Paratpar Guru (Dr.) Jayant Athavale’ :
A treasure-trove of the Divine play of the Incarnation and this being
the first pictorial biography in the world of Divine play of an Incarnation
‘Pictorial biography of Paratpar Guru (Dr.) Jayant Athavale’ has been published recently. This is not just a biography of a Saint, but a collection of photographs depicting the Divine play of the Incarnation. Seekers have now found a treasure-trove in the form of this Holy text of the Divine play of Paratpar Guru (Dr.) Athavale depicting His life from childhood till date. We are very fortunate. We have to comprehend the Divine play of Shriram and Shrikrushna only through the medium of words, but we can now enjoy the Divine play of the Incarnation through His photographs. This Pictorial biography thus becomes the first such Holy text in the world. This Holy text is the ultimate grace of God on the jivas (Embodied souls) of this mortal world.
2. The significance of the biography of Incarnations
Ramayan by Maharshi Valmiki and Mahabharat by Maharshi Veda Vyas have captured in great detail the Divine play of Shriram and Shrikrushna respectively. Taking inspiration from their Incarnate lives, many Saints have attained Moksha. Many attained enlightenment. Many of them such as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj have exhibited exemplary valour. Many of them displayed their oratory skills in literary conferences. Many Art-forms also bloomed in this period. The flow of Hindu Dharma and the Hindu culture has continued ceaselessly through the years.
That is why biographies of various Incarnations assumes great significance. ‘Pictorial biography of Paratpar Guru (Dr.) Athavale’ is all the more important because of its relevance in today’s world and times.
3. Seekers should take inspiration from this biography for their spiritual progress
Seekers should benefit from the photographic lifework for their own spiritual progress. Seekers will do well to get inspired by the biography of Paratpar Guru (Dr.) Athavale, who has assumed a human body only to perform the extraordinary task of firmly establishing Dharma on the earth.
4. Seeds of Divine principles can be
found in every single photograph of this biography
There are qualities of Divine principles in every photograph of this Holy text. Paratpar Guru (Dr.) Athavale was born in a highly cultured and sattvik family. He spent 42 years in this worldly life. He was studious and exhibited an adventurous spirit.
It becomes clear that He mastered great organisational skills, leadership qualities, writing and participated in adventure sports like rock-climbing. World tours undertaken by him while working in the medical field, international fame and recognition in the field of Hypnotherapy are quite impressive and astonishing.
5. Bhav while witnessing the unfolding of the
story of the momentous lifework of Paratpar Guru (Dr.) Athavale
Many turn to Spirituality only when their life becomes full of miseries, hardships, sufferings and unhappiness. There are only a few who have taken to it suddenly when they are at the height of success, enjoying a life full of worldly pleasures. And it is very rare to find someone who has sacrificed everything while at the pinnacle of his / her life. This is the unique characteristic of Gurudev’s (Paratpar Guru [Dr.] Athavale’s) life.
Being blessed with a Guru, meeting Saints, beginning of the propagation of Spirituality with the Guru’s blessings, a firm resolve to establish the ‘Hindu Nation’, raising the seekers to Sainthood in a short period, holding Hindu Dharmajagruti Sabhas, ever-expanding scope of his mission, the amazing transformations in His physical body and the places of His residence stimulate bhav (Spiritual emotion) while looking at the photographs.
Seekers should constantly read this biography, which is as Holy as the Shrimadbhagawadgeeta itself and take inspiration from it for their rapid spiritual progress. May every seeker form this attitude – this is my prayer unto the Holy feet of Paratpar Guru (Dr.) Athavale.
Always at the lotus feet of Paratpar Guru (Dr.) Athavale,
– H.H. Das Maharaj, Panwal-Banda, District Sindhudurga, Maharashtra.