Category: Bliss

BLISS OR ANANDA – is a state beyond the mind where the spiritual heart is fully awakened.  We all have the potential of achieving this in this lifetime if we work hard enough.

SELF-HELP

  DiSCRIMINATION The purpose of meditation is primarily to integrate oneself, integrate the three aspects of ourselves: the body, the mind, and the Spirit. This can never be accomplished overnight, and it takes time where a gradual integration takes place if we do our spiritual practices regularly. Therefore,...

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INDIVIDUALITY

  Merging away into Divinity does not mean that you are losing your individuality, but that you are being individual and universal. The qualities of the drop of water you are, do not disappear in the ocean; it becomes one with the ocean. As an individual drop, you...

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OBSTACLES ON THE PATH

  People misunderstand Nirvana or Enlightenment. When you pass through a garden, you will see beautiful flowers, but you have not yet reached the end; you still got to reach the end of the path to be enlightened. All these various visions, sounds and things you hear, the...

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WHAT MAKES YOU CHOOSE?

  There are various levels of the mind, and only the lower mind thinks it makes a choice. One thought in the mind wants to go to New York, and another thought says, “I want to go to San Francisco.” The lower phases of the mind would debate...

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FROM SILENCE TO SILENCE

  In the scriptures, it is said: “From silence we come and to silence we return.” We come from silence and end up in silence. Has it been a journey, or have we not travelled at all? That remains the question. If it has been a journey coming...

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EXPERIENCE INFINITY

  The finite mind could never understand the infinite because the finite mind, being a manifestation of the infinitude or of eternity, being a manifestation or a reflection, could never maintain its eternal value. The finite mind has no permanency at all because it is forever changing. That...

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KARMA AND GRACE

  GRACE CAN BE EXPERIENCED ONLY Grace is an indefinable quality or an indefinable quantity that can only be approximated or inferred by the intellect. If you observe a flower growing, there are so many things that would make the flower grow. Firstly, the minerals would have to...

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THE GOOD AND GODLY LIFE

  The word brahmacharya is normally interpreted in English as celibacy. That is not the correct translation of brahmacharya. “Brahma” means good and godly, and “achar,” from which the word “achary” comes, means to live a goodly and godly life. In other words, to moderate our lives so...

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DO NOT FEAR DEATH

  AFTER DEATH When it comes to birth, the soul enters the mother’s womb at the time of conception. When a soul finds the proper genetic combination, it is carried through the sperms. The totally of mind is as vast as the universe. I have said that out...

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THOUGHTS IN MEDITATION

  Many people are worried about thoughts in meditation, and this is a misconception. Many people say, and this has originated in the East, that in meditation, there should be no thoughts in the mind, the mind should be blank, but that is erroneous. The mind could never...

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THE JOURNEY OF THE SOUL

  There is no development; the soul is completely developed; there is just an unfolding. In this path of unfoldment, that goes from Silence to Silence: What is travelling? Have we travelled a path, or have we not travelled at all, and if it has been a journey:...