Re: "Concentrate on the Master as a Living Man inside you."
Nov 10, 2002 01:51 PM
by Steve Stubbs
--- In theos-talk@y..., "netemara888" <netemara888@y...> wrote:
> That makes sense. The same method, different name. And BTW this was
> spoken of by Charan and other masters as being THE MOST difficult
> spiritual practices
Why? I find that the part of my mind that creates the mental image
tires quickly, for which reason I prefer to chant the Babaji mantra.
But the only thing anyone should find difficult is to maintain the
dogged determination to stay with the practice and never give up
despite the lack of results in the very beginning.
Most people will be derailed by little tricks their minds will play
on them for the purpose of dissuading them. Once you recognize these
for what they really are, they are easily ignored and soon disappear.
> But it is still YOUR creation. It is still YOUR illusion.
I don't think so. This is one technique for achieving the Higher
Self connection. Once the connection is established, the Higher Self
dispenses wisdom that is far beyond my capacity, so it makes no sense
to think that it is a mere illusion created by the mortal part of
us. The mortal part of us also cannot see the future, change
> My question then: does this difficultly arise because once this has
> been accomplished the disciple has become the master or is about to
> embark on the ladder and ascend the sounds as HPB describes in "The
> Voice of the Silence"?
What difficulty? You are ascending a "ladder" which comprises seven
steps and leads from kama-manas to buddhi-manas.
> It is YOU, I AM. You are the object of your search.
But that does not mean buddhi-manas is illusion. As the Upanishad
says, "lead me from the unreal to the Real." If you have established
the contact for real (and the buddhi-manas will establish its bona
fides by revealing the future, etc., which an illusion could not do)
you have left illusion behind and are finally approaching reality.
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