I've heard the question, "What is deeksha (Oneness Blessing)?" asked many times by many people, so
I've compiled, edited and condensed the answers that I've heard from several Oneness University dasas into
the following explanation.
--P. J., January, 2008
What is Deeksha (Oneness Blessing)?
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Simply put, deeksha (Sri Amma Bhagavan's Oneness Blessing) is a very powerful catalyst for
the awakening of human consciousness.
It's a process of transferring Divine Grace which brings about a neuro-biological change in
the brain, thus effecting a shift in human consciousness.
AmmaBhagavan maintain that the brain is the center of all the experiences we have in our
lives, and depending upon how the brain centers are activated or deactivated, it effects not only the quality of
our experience of life, but our state of consciousness as well.
It doesn't matter what your intellectual understanding or spiritual wisdom of reality is,
unless there is a change in the physical structure of your brain there isn't going to be a real shift in your
experience of reality. All you will have is a better understanding of life, but not a better experience of
The deeksha Oneness Blessing frees you from the interference of the mind, and this
"declutching" allows you to experience life as it actually is. Only when true experience is added to life is
all your learning complete. Otherwise, it would be like having mere theory without practicals. (more
Oneness Blessing benefits)
On that practical side, EEG readings show indications that having deeksha increases activity in the brain's frontal lobes and decreases activity in the
parietal lobes. This is the state that studies have shown to have been achieved by advanced meditators
such as the Dali Lama and other high lamas, etc.
A Oneness Blessing effects the brain in a way that enlightenment becomes inevitable. It is an effortless way to return to your natural state of
Finally, you are free.
You can see and hear Westerners who have become permanently Awakened speak about their state of
consciousness, and how they now live life at Oneness Awakening videos.
You can also see a video of Bhagavan speaking on how deeksha restructures the body.
"Deeksha isn't a technique, it's an act of Grace."
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