Yusuf Islam to tour Australia

Yusuf Islam to tour Australia

There are 6 comments on the Earth Times story from Apr 22, 2010, titled Yusuf Islam to tour Australia. In it, Earth Times reports that:

Yusuf Islam, the singer formerly known as Cat Stevens, is to tour Australia for the first time in 36 years in June, promoter Paul Dainty said Thursday.

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#1 Apr 22, 2010
Friend of mine is going to see him... it would be awesome... he is such a talent... love his old music big time.

London, UK

#2 Apr 22, 2010
Bhur the earth, bhuvah the planets (solar family), swah the Galaxy. We observe that when an ordinary fan with a speed of 900 RPM (rotations Per minute) moves, it makes noise. Then, one can imagine, what great noise would be created when the galaxies move with a speed of 20,000 miles per second. This is what this portion of the mantra explains that the sound produced due to the fast-moving earth, planets and galaxies is Om. The sound was heard during meditation by Rishi Vishvamitra, who mentioned it to other colleagues. All of them, then unanimously decided to call this sound Om the name of God, because this sound is available in all the three periods of time, hence it is set (permanent). Therefore, it was the first ever revolutionary idea to identify formless God with a specific title (form) called upadhi. Until that time, everybody recognized God as formless and nobody was prepared to accept this new idea. In the Gita also, it is said, "Omiti ekaksharam brahma", meaning that the name of the Supreme is Om, which contains only one syllable (8/12). This sound Om heard during samadhi was called by all the seers nada-brahma a very great noise), but not a noise that is normally heard beyond a specific amplitude and limits of decibels suited to human hearing. Hence the rishis called this sound Udgith musical sound of the above, i.e., heaven. They also noticed that the infinite mass of galaxies moving with a velocity of 20,000 miles/second was generating a kinetic energy = 1/2 MV2 and this was balancing the total energy consumption of the cosmos. Hence they named it Pranavah, which means the body (vapu) or store house of energy (prana).
Tat that (God), savitur the sun (star), varenyam worthy of bowing or respect. Once the form of a person along with the name is known to us, we may locate the specific person.Hence the two titles (upadhi) provide the solid ground to identify the formless God, Vishvamitra suggested. He told us that we could know (realize) the unknowable formless God through the known factors, viz., sound Om and light of suns (stars). A mathematician can solve an equation x2+y2=4; if x=2; then y can be known and so on. An engineer can measure the width of a river even by standing at the riverbank just by drawing a triangle. So was the scientific method suggested by Vishvamitra in the mantra in the next portion as under:-
Bhargo the light, devasya of the deity, dheemahi we should meditate. The rishi instructs us to meditate upon the available form (light of suns) to discover the formless Creator (God). Also he wants us to do japa of the word Om (this is understood in the Mantra). This is how the sage wants us to proceed, but there is a great problem to realize it, as the human mind is so shaky and restless that without the grace of the Supreme (Brahma) it cannot be controlled. Hence Vishvamitra suggests the way to pray Him as under:
Dhiyo (intellect), yo (who), nah (we all), prachodayat (guide to right Direction). O God! Deploy our intellect on the right path. Full scientific interpretation of the Mantra: The earth (bhur), the planets (bhuvah), and the galaxies (swah) are moving at a very great velocity, the sound produced is Om,(the name of formless God.) That God (tat), who manifests Himself in the form of light of suns (savitur) is worthy of bowing/respect (varenyam). We all, therefore, should meditate (dheemahi) upon the light (bhargo) of that deity (devasya) and also do chanting of Om. May He (yo) guide in right direction (prachodayat) our(nah) intellect dhiyo. So we notice that the important points hinted in the mantra are:
The total kinetic energy generated by the movement of galaxies acts as an umbrella and balances the total energy consumption of the cosmos.

San Diego, CA

#3 Apr 22, 2010
I believe he will be singing his favorite song ""FATHER and SON"" to remind himself and Muslims the Heavenly Father of Muslim ISA. LOL...


Surbiton, UK

#4 Apr 22, 2010
He is a nazi scumbag. He supported the fatwa against Salman Rushdie and would have rushed to see him being set on fire. Anyone who watches him is no different from someone going to a Nazi Rally.
German American

Washington, DC

#5 Apr 22, 2010
Daniel wrote:
He is a nazi scumbag. He supported the fatwa against Salman Rushdie and would have rushed to see him being set on fire. Anyone who watches him is no different from someone going to a Nazi Rally.
Fatwa is scholarly "opinion" not legalyl binding. Iran also gave fatwa against Uk for spewing about Jesus.

Juden sind eine streitsüchtigen!
Old Aussie

Mississauga, Canada

#6 Apr 22, 2010
Australians must stop him from polluting the sacred soil of Australia-just like the Americans did.

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