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ST. GEEVARGHESE MAR GREORIOS OF PARUMALA - MEMORIAL MESSAGE
]cnip ]cpae KohKokv am {KotKmdntbmkv A\pkvacWw

By H.G. Zachariah Mar Severios Metropolitan
Diocesan Metropolitan of Idukki Diocese, Malankara Orthodox Church

kXymt\zjW ]mXbnse ]uckvXy HmtUmIvkv ss{IkvXh [mcWItfbpw km[\Itfbpw Hcp km[Is kmcw t]mse hnp Hcp sNdnb {KamWv The Mountain of Silence. BtXmkv aeIfnse k\ymk ]ccbnse Cfapdmc ^mZ amIvkntamknt\msSmp {KImcs klbm{Xbpw kw`mjWfpamWv Cu {Kٯnse {]Xn]mZ\coXn. Cu {Kٯn \memw Aymbn Knowledge of God Fsmcp hnjbsbmWv ]pckvIcnv kwhZnpXv. bpnbpw `nbpw Xnep _mhspdnmWv CXn kqNnnpXv. ssZhZi\w kmyamp lrZb ipoIcW ]mXsbpdnv Hs hnpXns HSphn k` Fspw thZ]pkvXIw Fspw hnipm Bscpw D efnX kpcamb \nN\ Cu Aymbw km\nppv. lyZbipnbph `mKyhmm Ah ssZhs ImWpw FmWv AjvT ku`mKyfn {InkvXp \apv \Inbncnp Ddv. ssZhZi\w kmyamp lrZbipoIcW ]mXbn AXn\p hnLmXambn hcp lrZbcmKtfbpw at\mamen\ytfbpw hn`mS\w sNp, AXns\ NnInnp Hcp Bip]{XnbmWv k`sbv CXn ]cmainpv.

kXythZ]pkvXIamIs ssZhn \np a\pjys AIsb kqJsSpp Hcp therapetic tool BbnmWv AhXcnnpXv kXythZ]pkvXIspdnp hnZKvZ A`n{]mbw tXtSXv Religious Fundamentalist Ifn \ntm Historians \ntm A, ]ntbm Bible practice sNbvXhcn \nmWv Fv Cu {Kw hfsc khntiambn ]dpshbvpp. bYmn thZ]pkvXw {]mtbmKnIamnbh Asn practice sNbvXhcmWv hnipm. Acn kXythZ]pkvXIs Xs PohnXwsImv ]In FgpXnb Hcp almmhmbnmWv ]cnip ]cpae am {KotKmdntbmkv Xncpta\nsb \mw a\knempXv. Hcp ]s ]etmgpw \apv tXmpXv Cu kphntijw A{X {]mtbmKnIa FmWv. kphntij]camb \S]SnIfntep \bntWta F {]m\tbmsSbmWv \mw Ghcpw amtamZok kzoIcnnpXv Fn kphntijw {]kwKnm\pXmtWm AmtXm Pohnm\pXmtWm F Xncndnhv \apv DmIpw. kphntijw A{]mtbmKnIamsWv \app sXnmcWbmWv ]cnip ]cpae Xncpta\nbpsS PohnXw sas sas Hmtcm Hm s]cp\mfnepw \n\nv ASn amn FSptXv.

Aknknbnse hnip\mb {^mknkns\pdnv O'Brien, Isidore FgpXnb {]ikvXamb ]pkvXIamWv Mirror of Christ: Francis of Assisi. Xs k\ymk kaqln\v kphntijw A\pkcnp Zmcn{Zyw {hXambncnWsa Bhiyhpambn {^mknkv Pope Innocent III bpsS khn[n Fpp. Hpw kzamm Hcp PohnXssien BWv {^mknkns B{Klw, Atlns kz]v\hpw {]Xobpw AXmbncpp. ]s t]mv Atls asmcp hn[nemWv D]tZinXv. \o ]dbpXpw \ns XovWXbpw F\np a\knemIppv. ]s \ns ]nKmanI Hcp ]s C{Xbpw Bthin \ns Bibs Dsmpnsn, AXp \mw IWnseSptXmWv. Cu ITn\ {]bXv\s F{Xam{Xw Ahv Dsmm\pw klnm\pw km[npsaXv ]cnKWnWsav t]mv D]tZinpp. hnip\mb {^mknkv adp]Sn \InbXv C{]ImcamWv: Rm ]qambpw {InkvXphn B{ibnpp, Ah Fmhpw acWanm PohXhpw A\amb B\hpw hmKvZm\w sNbvXnpv. `mhnbn A{X henb Imcy \app Xcm {]m]vX\mb ssZhn\v Fs\bmWv \apsS ham\ns \nkmcamb Imcy \Im IgnbmXncnpI.

kpltZmkn henb NI \Sp. A{X A\pIqeambn NI ]ptcmKanXv. Atm Hcp sa{Xmtmen AhnsS Dbn Hcp A`n{]mbw XnIpw hyXyamb Hmbncpp. AXn{]ImcamWv: Cu a\pjy kphntija\pkcnv PohnWsap am{Xta \tmSv BhiysSppp. kphntija\pkcnv a\pjy\v Pohnm kmyasv Cu kpltZmkn Xocpam\nm bYmn \mw {]Jym]npXv thZ]pkvXIs ]npScm a\pjy\v AkmyamWv FmWv. AXneqsS \mw sNm t]mIpXv kphntijns Imhmb {InkvXphns\ A]am\nemWv. C{Xsbms Bbnpw kpltZmkns Xocpam\w A\pIqeambncpn. kpltZmkpIfnse sXmb Xocpam\sfpdnp Bt] ]e Imepw \mw tIġmdpapv.

ChnsSbmWv \app kakz`mhnbmb a\pjys\nepw thZ]pkvXIw km\n AdnhpIsf PohnXn A\p`hamno ]cnip\mb ]cpae Xncpta\nbpsS Hm \app apn Hcp henb kmyXbmbn \ne sImpXv. aecbnse alm ]cnips hntbmKs XpSv sXmSp hjfn KZynepw ]Zynepw Atlns PohNcn{X [mcmfw Cdnbnpv. aec k`bpsS HutZymInI {]knoIcW hn`mKw AXns hfsc \nkvXpeamb ss]XrIw ]ccbn GItZiw Fgp]tmfw ]pkvXI, {]nbs kvt\lnX {io Ipcy tXmakns Azm\ ^eambn kwtbmPnnsp. AXns\ cq]sphcp thfbn ]cnip\mb ]cpae Xncpta\nsbpdnp Xs acWns sXmSpp ]cnkcp\nv Xs hncNnXamb Hcp Imhyhpw Hcp PohnXIYbpw ]p\{]knoIcWw sNbvXnpv. AXn BZytXv Iym\m\mb kapZmb AwKhpw A\pamb Hcp Ihnbmbncp ]peppcpn Nmtm Nmtm AhIfpsS am {KotKmdntbmkv ]m\bmWv. Hcp ]s ]cnips acWn\v kao]ancpv FgpXnbXmbXpsImmbncnpw AXn `mhpIXzns AXn{]kcsampw B PohNcn{Xn CmbncpXv.

AXv Bcw`npXv thZ]pkvXInse Hcp kqns s]mcp XncnpsImmWv. ]cnips PohnXntep {]thinIbmbn, B IrXnbpsS ]meambn AXn \Inbncnp kmcmwiw Cu temIns WnIXsbpdnpw WnI{]`m NeXtbpdnpw Hs BWv. [Temporality of this world]. Hcp ]s Acw Hcp PohnXZi\ns DSabmbncp am {KotKmdntbmkns PohNcnX [ym\w \mw DbtXpw DWtXpw Acw Hcp hnImc[mcbntemIWw. Cu IrXnbpsS kam]\ `mKw \apv kp]cnNnXamWv. Fm \hw_ cmw XnbXnbpw hnips Hm Znhkw \ ChnsS ]mSmdpv.

km]ta km]ta XocmsX Ip km]ta.

Cu IrXnbpsS {]mcw`n Cs\ Nne hcnIfpv.

inbpw _lpam\hpw Ionbpw
`n hnp `mKysfmsbpw
amb Xs Fp hnNmc
am\knencntWw Ftmgpw.
arXypZqX hmXnsNps] hnipmscmsbpw
\ttm kahym]nIfmw AmsX ssZh\nnX P\a Fv HmWw

Fp ]mSnbXnp tijamWv \psS XmX am {KotKmdntbmkmw \m[\ys PohnXw \mw HWsav ]dv Atlns PohNcn{Xw ]mSn XpSpXv. XncpshgpnepS\ofw BZntbmSw \mw ImWp Hcp AdnhmWv Cu IrXnbpsS {]mcw`n ]cniptep {]thinIbmbn Ihn \IpXv. Fmntbpw XmXvImenIX [The Temporality of everything] Cu temIns hyXtbpdnv HmsSpnsmmWv Acw Hcp apam\kn PohnXw sImmSnb Hcp ]cnips PohnXw hcnIfn Cu Ihn FgpXntXv. thZ]pkvXIw BZntbmSw \tmSv kwhZnp Bibhpw CXp XsbmsWv thZ ]mT Hmtcmmbn {im]qw hymJym\nm \apv t_mysSpXmWv.

Hcp ]s GZ\nse IY ]dp XpSp Xncpshgpns BZy]mTw Hcp \mp ]mmbn \psS Hmbnepv.

BZta \ns Rm tXmnemn tXmw kqnm\pw

BZans\ ssZhw tXmnemnbXv tXmw kqnm\mWv, DSabmbn [Stewardship] Fmw ssZhntXv Fp Aht_m[n \npw FtXv Fp AhnthIntep hoWpt]mIpp. ]noSv Ahs aI Imbo Fmw ssIhiamm\p Zptamlntev [Possesiveness] ]cnWanp Ignbptm ktlmZct\mSv Akqb DmIpp, IelapmIpp HSphn AXv Ipe]mXIn Fntcpp. hopw Xncpshgpv ]Tonpp \n `qanbn ]ctZinIfmWv. ]pXnb\nban {InkvXp IptdqSn hyambn ]dbpp; BIminse ]dhIsf t\mpI ]qsf t\mpI AXp hnXpn sImpn, Fp Xnpw FpSppw Fv hnNmcsScXv. hyhlmcnI temIv Pohnp Hcp a\pjy\v thZ]pkvXImSnnX PohnXw {]mtbmKnIa Fsmcp ktlapmIpp.

Living with Himalayan Master Fp ]dbp kzman cmabpsS Hcp {Kapv. AXn k kwK ]cnXymKnIfmb ZnKcmb cp k\ymknamscpdnv Atlw Hcp ]cmaiw \Sppv. lnamebns GtXm AdnbsSm Znn Cu cp k\ymknam {]m\m\ncXcmbn PohnbmWv. PohnXn Hpw Xs Ahv kzambnn. Fmw XyPnhcmWv. Fm Hcp Imcyw am{Xw Ah kzambnpv. {]mnphms\mcp ]mbpv cpt]pw. Hcp Znhkw kzman cma Cu aecnhneqsS kcnp kabv Cu cp ZnKcmcmb k\ymknam henb anSnw. kzman cma AhcpsS ASppsNp cp t]tcbpw amn\nn AhtcmSv Bcmp; FmWv hgns ImcWw? AXn\v Hcp k\ymkn ]dp; Fs ]mbn Ah Nhnn. kkwK ]cnXymKnIfmWv Ah. X\np Ftm HuXyapv Fv kzbw sXncnp a\pjycn FhnsStbm sNdob Ipippw IpmbvabptSbpw Awiw Hfnncnpv FXv \mw `bWw, `mcsSpWw.

thZk \n\npw AIpt]mIptm FXmWv ]cnip\mb ]cpae Xncpta\nbpsS HmbpsS shfnn \mw ]cntimZntXv. Am tPm Imky [Abba John Cassian AD 365435, monastic leader, founder of ascetic theology in the Latin church] ]d Hcp IYbpv. Hcp Kpcp Xs cq injymcpambn kcnpIbmWv. Hcn Hcp Xocp \nv adpXoctv tXmWnbn bm{X sNptmgp CSthfbn Kpcp AhtcmSv kphntijw ]dbphm XpSn. Fm kphntij {khWns Bekyn injym abnembn. CXv I Kpcp s]sv hnjbw amn. \psS B{ian \nv ]Xn\p hjw apv ]pdspt]mb Hcmsfpdnp IY ]dbm XpSn. injym hopw Dukzecmbn IY tIġphm sNhn Iqn. Zphntijw {itbmsS tIġm XpSn.

kphntijw tIġm \apv A{X XmXv]cysampan, Fm Zphntijw tIġm henb XmXv]cyamWv. Ccap \psS Bknsb ap\nnbmWv ]ecpw Cv ]eXcnep hymP Btcm]Wfpw hngnpXv. AhcpsS em`Icamb D]Poh\n\pthn Ccnep Xn {]hnI \SpXv Fv AdnbmsXt]mepw \mw Acw tIhnIġv F{Xam{Xw kabamWv hyambn NnehgnpXv. kphntijw ]mcmbWw sNm\pw kphntij_ambn Pohnm\pw \mw _myXbphcmWv, AXn\p ISaphcmWv. Fm kXy{InkvXy\nIġv \n`mKyhim kphntijsm Zphntijw tIġpXn\pw {]NcnnpXn\pw BWv IqSpX XmXv]cyw. Btcm Cs\ tNmZnp: As a Christian are you spreading Gospel or gossip? Cu tNmZyw ]cnips Hm Znhksanepw kzbw \tmSp tNmZnWw. thZ]pkvXImSnnX PohnXw kmyamtWm F tNmZyn\v thZ]pkvXIw Xs Xcp Dcw ssZhm AkmyambXv Hpan FmWv.

Fs A\pKan F hfsc {]tNmZ\mIamb {Inkvhns samgn tIv Fmw XyPnv, As\ hnv, he hnv, hoSp hnv AtmkvXem Ahs ]nmse Cdn Xncnp. ]noSv \otdmbpsS ]oT\ Imev BZna k`bnse Poh\ XymK CXp Xs BWv \s HmnnpXv. ]noSv IpkvXwXot\mkns kam[m\ Imev alm\mb _tkentbmkv ]dbpp Hcp {InkvXym\n Cu `qanbm PohntXv Hcp AXnYnsbtmsebmWv. Atlns ktlmZc\mb skv {KnKdn ]dbpp, Hcp {InkvXym\n Cu temIn PohntXv Hcp kmcnsbt]mebmWv. Ftmgpw HcpaphcmbncnWw. Hpw kzammsX FmhcptSbpw kzambn Pohnp Hcp Spirit of Non-possessiveness GZtXmw apX ]Tnnp \ncpSaXm t_m[ns X\nbmh\w BWv.

k`mNcn{XnepS\ofw, thZ{KٯnepS\ofw ImWpXpw, ]cnip\mb ]cpae Xncpta\nbpsS PohnXnepw AXp XsbmWv \mw IpappXv. Hcp ]s kao]Ime Ncn{Xn Bbncn sXmmbncfn djy hnhn\p tijapmb djy \thmm\spdnv {]tXyInpw djy HmtUmIvkv k`bpsS \thmm\spdnv Wrestling with mind of the Fathers Fp ]dbp {Kٯn BZysa ]cmainsSpXv Spirit of Non-Possessiveness BWv djy k\ymk kaql BZyw Xncnp ]nSnXv FmWv. Fmw hnpt]mIe, IpSpw_w, hoSv apXembh hnp t]mIpXns\pdn ChnsS ]dbpXv. IrXyamb Hcp AIew ]menpXns\pdnmWv. Bmhnse Zmcn{Zyw ]pepXns\pdnmWv. kz \mhpImc\mb am Cuhm\ntbmkv AjvT ku`mKyġv hymJym\w FgpXptm Atlw ]dbppv This blessed poverty is an attitude of mind and conviction of the soul. CsXmcp Bt_m[amWv. CsXmcp at\m`mhamWv. PohnXnep Fmnt\mSpw, m\ambmepw ]Wambmepw alnabmbmepw _ԧfmbmepw IrXyamb Hcp emhWyZqcw ]menpXmWv PohnXns bYm kucysav \s ]Tnnpp.

kIehpw ssZhns Zm\amsWp BhnthIneqsS ssZhn\pthn hImcy sNbvX alm\mb ZmhoZntbpw hnip\mb ]utemkv AtmkvXesbpw ]ccbnemWv ]cnip\mb ]cpae Xncpta\nbpsS PohnXZi\w aptmp shbvp aqeyt_m[hpw \nesImpXv. CXv thZsmcp Xncndn PohnXamWv. thZ]pkvXIns Adnhns\bmWv ]cnip kzb A\p`hamnbsXv kmysSpp asmcp IpdnpIqSn ImWpI. 1903 Xs {]knoIcn {]kn\mb {io Fw. hn. hnbpsS "am {KotKmdntbmkv sa{Xmtnen' F KZy PohNcn{X ]pkvXIns apJhpcbn In hKokv am FgpXnb hcnIfmWv. "PohNcn{X Fmw Xs P\kmam\yns Adnhns\ hnnm\pw ZrjvSn\pw D]tbmKnsSph BbXn\m hntijnv \nhymPamb ssZh`ntbmSpw A\pIcWobamb kZmNmctmSpwIqSn sFloI PohnXs IgnpIqp almmcpsS Bbp {hm AXyw {]tbmP\IcamsWXn kwibansm. Cu sNdnb Ncn{X]pkvXIn\v hnjbo`qX\mb am {KotKmdntbmkv sa{Xmtnen AhI Pohnncp ImepXs ]p I\I FgpXnb IeII t]msesbm \psS Imhns kZmNmc hmIy am{XsaSpsgpXnb Hcp kphntij kw{Kl ]pkvXIw t]msesbm BWv Cu \mnse {InkvXym\nIfpsS CSbn tim`np \np FXv k kXamb kwKXnbmWsm.' C{Xbpw t\cw \ ]dpsh kmcwiw F{X `wKnbmbnmWv hdpKokv am ChnsS BteJ\w sNbvXncnpXv.

thZ s]mcp {Kln Cu alm]pcpjs NnmImiw alm BImiw t]mse hnimehpw Bgnt]mse AKm[hpambn ]cnWanXns ZrjvSmamWv hnZy \ntj[nsh\pw cmP]mXbn Ibdn \Sm AhImianmh\pw thn ]cnip \Snb {]bXv\. hn\n t__n t]mfns "AZriytIcfnse ASna Ncn{Xw', a\p Fkv ]nbpsS Ivory Throne apXemb B[p\nI KthjW {]_ԧ Xpdp Imp, apfpcpnbnse ASnateew, ssiih hnhmlw apXembh t]mep, kpdnbm\n {InkvXym\nIġnSbnepmbncp D \oNXzfpsSbpw t`Zmt`ZfpsSbpw Ccp \nd Hcp Ncn{XnemWv ]cnip\mb ]cpae Xncpta\n \thmm\ns Hcp Xncn\mfambn sXfnp \npXv Fp \mw adp t]mIcpXv. ZpcmNmcġpw h h hnthN\ġpw FXnsc Atlw Dbnb i_vZw, CsXmw Dsmp \nch[n ImtemNnX kmaqlnI ]cnjvIcW Fmw Xs ]cnips\ Hcp \thmm\ \mbIs ]cnthjw AWnbnpp.

Cncn hs kpmmcmbn AmcpsS BImiKwKbn {`aWw sNpthmfw \mw sNdnb temInse henb a\pjycmbncpp. AXpsImmWv Cu sNdnb temInse henb a\pjysc ]etmgpw ImWm ]mXpw, AhcptS {]iv\ Adnbm ]msX t]mIpXpw. Zn\w{]Xn Dbcp \ntXym]tbmK km[\fpsS hne sXmv bmsXmpw \psS {]iv\a. amcpsSsbmstbm {]iv\amsW auTyn kzmXbpsS IpSocfn \mw hmgptmgmWv CXm acWm\chpw Hcp a\pjy\nep {]Xobpambn P\ ChnsS XSnp IqSnbncnpp. hpsImncnp, hp t]mbncnp At\Imbncw a\pjycpsS Ip\ocpw at\mhnjahpw a\knemp Hcmsf \nebn PmXn aX h hsa t`Zsas\y a\pjysc tNp]nSnp \np Hcp {]XoIambn \nesImpIbmW ]cpaebnse hnipv. a\pjysc ssZhntev IpIfpbphm ]Tnnp GsXmcp a\qjy]p{X\pw, a\pjy\pw ssZhhpamb {InkvXptbiphns\sbmWv \s HmnnpXv.

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