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Introduction to Sant Mat Spirituality and Meditation Practice #spiritualawakeningradio #santmatsatsangpodcasts

 

An Introduction to Sant Mat Spirituality and Meditation Practice

 

 

An Introduction to Sant Mat Spirituality and Meditation Practice

 

 

 



 

 

An Introduction to Sant Mat Spirituality and Meditation Practice: A Sant Mat Satsang Podcast today providing an overview of the spiritual beliefs and practices of Sant Mat, including introductory meditation instructions. These are not secret initiation instructions but some public domain instructions from Hazur Baba Sawan Singh and Sant Kirpal Singh Ji, what some call the Convenient Method, Jyoti or Inner Light meditation, to give new spiritual seekers some sense of the potential Wonders of Inner Space that are available, the Kingdom of the Heavens that are Within.  

 

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References, Subjects, and Sources Include:

 

#MeditationForBeginners #Meditation #Sadhana #SpiritualPractice #IntroductoryMeditationInstructions #JyotiMeditation  #SuratShabdYoga #InnerLightMeditation #SantMatRadhasoami #SpiritualAwakeningRadio #JamesBean #SantMatSatsangPodcasts #Satsang #Satsangs #Sant_Mat #Santmat #Radhasoami #Radhaswami #Radha_Soami #RadhaSwami #ScienceOfTheSoul #ScienceOfSpirituality #QuanYinMethod #ConvenientMethod #Nam #Naam #InnerLightAndSound #NadaYoga #Bhakti #BhaktiYoga #Spirituality #Podcasts #Esoteric #Religion #Mysticism #Gnosticism #Scriptures #Books, #India #God #Enlightenment #Consciousness #OutOfBody #Oobes #Ndes #NearDeathExperiences #KirpalSingh #SawanSingh #SantBaniAshram #PremPatraRadhasoami #MaharshiMehi #MaharishiMehi #EightLimbsOfYoga #AudibleLifeStream #AlteredStates #Mystics #PathOfTheMasters #FriendsOfGod #SpiritualPodcasts #SpiritualRadio

 

 

Spiritual Awakening Radio (and Sant Mat Satsang Podcasts) with James Bean, heard on various community, public radio stations and the web, explores the world of spirituality, comparative religion, world scriptures and other books, East and West, God, meditation, out of body or near death experiences (inner space), the vegan diet and other ahimsa ethics -- education for a more peaceful planet.

 

 

 



 

 





The Third Eye is the Doorway to the Heavens and Simran is the Key #spiritualawakeningradio

 


The Third Eye is the Doorway to the Heavens and Simran is the Key -- Teachings of Hazur Baba Sawan Singh, Kirpal Singh, Baba Somanath, Baba Ram Singh, and Santji

 

 

 



 

 

The Third Eye is the Doorway to the Heavens and Simran is the Key -- Teachings of Hazur Baba Sawan Singh, Kirpal Singh, Baba Somanath, Baba Ram Singh, and Santji -- PODCAST 

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"Recognize the Path to your Beloved, O travelers and take the route of the anguished lover in separation. Keep the Master’s grace in your thoughts, and reflect upon his pure teachings. Develop love and devotion with endearment, and keep the thought of the Creator always before you. Try to merge yourself into God like water and water. Fix your mind within by following the Path of the Sound Current. A yearning will arise; make then an intense and anguished call. Repeat the Name of your Beloved, day and night, again and again and again. With care in thought, word and deed, you will cross to the other shore." (Sant Dadu Dayal)

 

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References, Subjects, and Sources Include:

 

Spirituality, God, Surat Shabd Yoga, Inner Light and Sound Meditation, Meditation, Soul Travel, Dhyan, Bhajan, Simran, Manas Jap, Zikhr, Prayer of the Name, Third Eye, Gnostic, Gnosticism, Mysticism, Mystics, Consciousness, Near Death Experiences, NDEs, OOBEs, Out of Body Experiences, Inner Space, Kingdom of God, Kingdom of the Heavens, Religion, Spiritual Podcasts, Satsang, Santmat, Sant Mat, Radhaswami, Radhasoami, Radha Soami, Sant Mat Radhasoami, संतमत, राधास्वामी,  संतमतराधास्वमी, Jesus, Christ, Yeshua, Single Eye, Bread of Heaven, Living Waters, Food For the Soul, Surat, Attention, Seat of the Soul, Sound Current, Audible Life Stream, Shabd, Shabda, Dadu Dayal, Path of the Masters, Sants of India, Way of the Saints, Practicing the Presence of God, Brother Lawrence, Interior Prayer, Mental Prayer, Prayer of the Name, Sacred Name, Sacred Names of God, Lord of Love, Theosis, Divinization, Hazur Baba Sawan Singh, Sant Kirpal Singh, Santji, Ajaib Singh, Baba Somanath, Baba Ram Singh, Sant Bani Ashram, Kabir, Naam, Nam, Bhakti, Love and Devotion, Initiation, Going Within, Contemplative, Union With God;

 

 

#SantMatSatsangPodcast #SpiritualAwakeningRadio #Simran #SantMat #Sant_Mat #Radhasoami #Satsang #Podcasts #Spirituality #Meditation #HazurBabaSawanSingh #SantKirpalSingh #BabaRamSingh #SantJi #SantAjaibSingh #BabaSomanath #Simran #ThirdEye

 

 

 


Living A Spiritual Way of Life - Podcast

 



Living A Spiritual Way of Life - Sant Mat Satsang Podcast

 

 

 

Living A Spiritual Way of Life - Podcast

 

 

 


 

 

Today: finding a restful oasis of inspiration in the teachings of the masters (satsang); developing a meditation practice that allows the soul to rise above body-consciousness and know itself; how a loving bhakti approach to spirituality leads to the most rapid progress; also, the virtues of a low-karma peaceful lifestyle; the job description of a true spiritual master; and finally, on how the spiritual path, rather than being the invention of some religion or sect, is naturally occurring and available within all human beings if they did but know it.

 

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Mystic Poetry of Sant Sahajo Bai: "The world is like an army of stars in the dawn sky. Sahajo says: they will not stay... Know that the world is false, only the soul remains. Sahajo says: know the true Self, which time cannot destroy."

 

"This 'Single' or 'Third Eye' provides an ingress into the spiritual worlds -- the Kingdom of the Heavens -- now a lost realm to most of us... Of this inlet or ingress little is known by the people at large." (Sant Kirpal Singh)

 

"This is the Path created by God Almighty Himself. It is not a path created by any Mahatma. It has always been the Path and it has existed from the time that the human form first took shape. It is the Path through which, plane-by-plane, the soul has descended from God Almighty by way of the Sound Current and has now come into this current human form. And when it goes back also, it will go plane-by-plane, through the Sound Current. The Path has been there, latent, uniquely within the human form, at all times." (Baba Ram Singh)

 

References, Subjects, and Sources Include:

 

spirituality, spiritual, spiritual podcasts, religion podcasts, santmat, sant mat, radhasoami, sant mat radhasoami, radhaswami, संतमत, राधास्वामी,  संतमतराधास्वमी, surat shabd yoga, inner light and sound meditation, ASMR, Path of the Masters, know thyself, Sahajo Bai, Kirpal Singh, Sawan Singh, Kabir, 1008 Kabir Vani, Saakhis of Kabir,  Baba Ram Singh, The Way Out is IN, Swami Ram Bihari Lal, Shahi Swami, Swami Santsevi Ji Maharaj, Shri Paramhans Dayal Ji Maharaj, Shri Paramhans Advait Mat, Shri Anandpur, Meher Baba, Adi Granth, Guru Granth, Gurbani, Hazrat Sultan Bahu, Rumi, Huzur Maharaj, Rai Saligram, Sant Tulsi Sahib, inner peace, karma, sanctuary, oasis, inspiration, spiritual love, bhakti, third eye, single eye, Jesus, Yeshua, Christ, inner Light, the soul, God, Supreme Being, positive influences, ethics, wisdom;

 

Spiritual Awakening Radio (and Sant Mat Satsang Podcasts) with James Bean, heard on various community, public radio stations and the web, explores the world of spirituality, comparative religion, world scriptures and other books, East and West, God, meditation, out of body or near death experiences (inner space), the vegan diet and other ahimsa ethics -- education for a more peaceful planet.

 

All for the Love of Wisdom and Radio, Jai Sat Naam, Jai Guru, Radhasoami, Satya Raam, Bandagi Saheb, In Divine Love, Light and Sound, Peace Be To You,

James

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Sant Mat Satsang Podcasts

Sant Mat Fellowship

 

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Light and Sound on the Path: Sant Mat -- What It IS: Mysticism, Spiritual Love (Bhakti), Gnosticism, Ethics, and Quantum Consciousness

 

Light and Sound on the Path: Sant Mat -- What It IS: Mysticism, Spiritual Love (Bhakti), Gnosticism, Ethics, and Quantum Consciousness

 

 

 



 

 

Sant Mat, What It IS: Death Before Dying -- Die To Live Through Meditation

 

"In all higher regions, Heaven's Music is the spiritual food." ("The Way Out is IN", by Swami Ram Bihari Lal)

 

"God is perceivable only through the soul. But our individual soul has become surrounded or covered by several sheaths or subtle bodies [astral, causal, etc...]. So long as it remains in the captivity of these various subtle bodies and the physical body, it will be under the knowledge of these bodies and organs only, will be under illusory knowledge only, and will not be able to realize God. In order to know Him, the Jivatma or the individual soul shall have to liberate itself from these bondages. The one who is able to liberate himself from the body and subtle bodies, is able to lift himself beyond the universe, also." (from a Satsang Discourse of Param Poojya Shahi Swami ji Maharaj)

 

"The path leading to God is within your heart. Enter into the ajna-chakra and you will find your Beloved. God is found not in a man-made Ka’ba, but in natural Ka’ba (holy place), within your own heart or self. Turn your attention within. You should listen attentively to the reverberating divine Sound. The celestial Sound is coming to take you back to the Source." (Swami Sant Sevi Ji Maharaj)

 

"Until the last moments of his life Lord Mahavira inspired many to seek world peace through the attainment of inner peace, and he encouraged people to realize their divine nature. For thirty years he traveled throughout India to spread his message. At the age of 72, on the day of Divali in the town of Pawa Puri, Mahavira ended his worldly journey. In the state of deep meditation he attained nirvana." (Swami Sant Sevi Ji)

 

"Abhyas [the meditation techniques used by the Path of the Masters] help in withdrawing all the senses and directing them towards concentration.... To fix attention ('Surat' [the attention-faculty of the soul]) on 'Shabd' [the inner Sound Current] and to reach the stage of deep meditation is the main aim of these practices." (Shri Paramhans Dayal Ji Maharaj, The Master's Blessings)

 

"Listen within day and night; you will hear blissful inner Sounds. Within everyone, reverberates Shabd [Sound Currents], about which no one knows. The Brahmand [cosmos, inner planes] is represented in the body in every respect. Says Tulsi, open your inner eyes, and the Sant will show it to you.

 

"Glittering Light shines in the region of the Sky, which only a brave one can behold. If one seeks the Truth, one will not go down the transmigratory cycle. If one meets the Merciful Sat Guru, one will come to know of all the secrets from Him. If one renders service to a Sant, he will tell one of the whereabouts of the Abode. Says Tulsi, it is only by being dead whilst alive* that one can find the Perfect Guru." (Sant Tulsi Sahib)

 

* NOTE: "Being dead whilst alive" or "death before dying": a popular saying used by Sants and Sufi poets espousing the view that rising above body-consciousness or soul travel during meditation practice is a preparation or rehearsal for the afterlife. Hazrat Sultan Bahu: "Let us die before dying, O Bahu, only then is the Lord attained."

 

 

 


 

 

Bhakti -- Spiritual Love

 

"Without love,

all worship is a burden,

all dancing is a chore,

all music is mere noise.

All the rain of heaven may fall into the sea.

Without love,

not one drop could become a pearl."

-- Rumi

 

"Only the Name of God can delight the heart;

In return comes nectar filled with the Essential Reality;

The one whose heart and body are lovingly attached

to the Name is drenched in nectar.

The one who is united with the Name remains ever

in love with the Divine Void [sunn, third heavenly realm].

God's servant is intoxicated through and through with

God's presence;

On remembering the Lord's Name,

heart and body dissolve in love and one drinks God's

nectar [bliss]."

-- The Gospel of the Guru Granth Sahib,

edited by Duncan Greenlees

 

"By doing Simran when there is this Love between the soul and God Almighty, each cell of our body, each drop of our blood and flesh, all of them get completely soaked in this Love. And, that is how the Love emanates from each and every cell of the body."

-- Baba Ram Singh Ji

 

"Go on regularly with your meditation practice, keeping your mind and senses undisturbed as far as possible; and trust in the mercy of the Supreme Father to grant you strength gradually as you advance. You will progress inward daily; there is no such thing as retrograde movement." (Huzur Maharaj)

 

"Everything depends upon the purity of heart, or in other words, upon the degree of affection each one has for Supreme Father and the extent to which he has cleared his mind of all other affections, or to be more clear, the extent to which one has waived away other or worldly affections and given preference to the most holy love of the Supreme Father." (from the Letters of Huzur Maharaj)

 

 

 


Baba Ram Singh Ji

 

 

 

Gnostic Mysticism of the Ancients: Pistis Sophia (Faith Wisdom), Also Mary Magdalene

 

Seeking, Finding, Being Troubled, Then Astonished, Ruling Over the All (Cosmos), Entering Into Rest: "If you are searching, you must not stop until you find. When you find, however, you will become troubled. Your confusion will give way to astonishment. In wonder you will reign over all things, and enter into heavenly Rest."(Yeshua, Gospel of Saint Thomas)

 

"Seek, all of you, after the Light, so that the power of your soul that is in you may live. Do not cease seeking day or night until you find the mysteries of the Kingdom of Light, which will purify you, make you into pure Light and lead you into the Kingdom of the Light." (Pistis Sophia, the Gnostic Gospel of Faith Wisdom)

 

"And thereafter came a Light-stream unto me through Thee which saved me; it shone on my left and on my right and surrounded me on all sides of me, so that no part of me was without Light.

 

"And Thou hast covered me with the Light of thy Stream and purged from me all my evil matters; and I shall be relieved of all my matters because of Thy Light.

 

"And it is Thy Light-stream which hath raised me up and taken from me the emanations of the Self-willed which constrained me.

 

"And I have become sure-trusting in Thy Light and purified Light in thy Stream." (Pistis Sophia, the Gnostic Gospel of Faith Wisdom)

 

Mary Fears Peter But Is Vindicated: "When the First Mystery [Christ] finished saying these things to the disciples, Mary came forward and said, 'My Master, I understand in my mind that I can come forward at any time to interpret what Pistis Sophia ['Faith Wisdom'] has said, but I am afraid of Peter, because he threatens me and hates our gender.'

 

"When she said this, the First Mystery [Christ] replied to her, 'Any of those filled with the Spirit of Light will come forward to interpret what I say: no one will be able to oppose them.'" (a passage from the Book of Pistis Sophia quoted in, "The Gospels of Mary" by, Marvin Meyer and Esther A. De Boer)

 

 

 



 

 

 

Ethical Foundation of Ahimsa and Wisdom

 

Thoughts are like seeds that sprout into words and deeds.

 

"Keeping in touch with the worldly kind of people causes obstruction in practising spirituality. And so, either one should remember the Supreme Self with love [bhakti] or one should render his services [seva] with devotion to saints and sages and keep himself in the sacred company of pious people, i.e. worldly relationships do not help a person develop spiritually, and so one should practice true knowledge in one's life." (1008 Kabir Vani, Saakhis of Kabir)

 

"God is not to be learned or studied or discussed or argued about. He is to be contemplated, felt, loved and lived." (Meher Baba)

 

 

 



 

 

 

Quantum Consciousness: A Scientific Theological Perspective of Sant Mat (Religion of Saints: Radhasoami Faith)

 

Keywords: Quantum Consciousness, Neural-Genome Correlate, Quantum Computation

 

Abstract

 

Human Cognitive consciousness, in some difficult to define sense is holistic in character. This gives hope that it can finally be explained in 'quantum' terms. Classical mechanics, on the other hand, does not naturally accommodate and adequately explain the dynamics of cognitive consciousness. Cognitive consciousness appears to exhibit "quantum" like qualities. However, this realization can come only when we look at the sub-atomic scale of cognitive consciousness where all regular solid structures disappear or dissolve into waves or waves of probabilities. The way we perceive the reality around cognitive consciousness as of now is basically an illusion or 'perceived reality'. A number of theories propounded in this regard aim to subscribe to the idea of "quantum neurophysics" explaining how the classical world of consciousness can originate from quantum processes inside the human mind/brain. Moreover, by introducing consciousness, one obtains a philosophically elegant resolution of the paradox of quantum measurement which says that probabilistic occurrences in the quantum world can be replaced by definite occurrences when they enter consciousnesses.

 

In the area of theological (Science of religion) research, following the architect and biomechanics of human brain, one needs to acknowledge the dynamic possibility of exciting, inducing or setting kinetic quantum conscious neurons through the performance of concentration meditation practices, prescribed as 'SURAT-SHABDA' yoga in the Religion of Saints (more precisely in Sant Mat: Radhasoami Faith) for the awakening of a fairly dormant conscious-spiritual dynamics inside a human mind/brain and transforming it into an enlightened quantum brain.

Quantum consciousness can be understood as a Neuro-Spiritual phenomenon which is inseparably associated and in communion with the dynamic Genetic-physical existence of a human being. The present paper postulates a dynamic hypothesis and scientific exploration of quantum consciousness, it's neural-genetic correlate and the prospect of quantum computation apart from proposing a thrilling prospect of genetic engineering in order to evolve a perfectly compatibility human physical system in communion with the 'quantum conscious spiritual system'.  GO TO: http://spiritualawakeningradio.com/QuantumConsciousness.pdf

 

 

 



 

 

 

 


Christian Vegetarian Series: Saint Ephrem the Syrian, and, the Inner Light Teachings of Syriac Saints, and Sants of the East #santmatsatsangpodcasts #spiritualawakeningradio #vegan #vegetarian #christianvegan

 

 

Christian Vegetarian Series: Saint Ephrem the Syrian, and, the Inner Light Teachings of Syriac Saints, and Sants of the East

 

 

 



 

 

The vegetarianism of Saint Ephrem the Syrian explored today on Spiritual Awakening Radio, also selections from Ephrem's spiritual teachings, as well as from other Syriac Saints and Mystics, and the Sants of the East on the experience of the Divine Inner Light. "If your eye be single, your whole body shall be full of Light". (from a Saying of Yeshua, Matthew 6:22)

 

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"Truth and Love are wings that cannot be separated, for Truth cannot fly without Love, nor can Love soar aloft without Truth." (Saint Ephrem the Syrian)

 

"Syriac spirituality forms a distinct oriental Christian tradition; it exists alongside Greek and Latin spirituality which provide the basis of modern western Christian tradition. Its importance within Christian tradition as a whole lies in the fact that it alone is an authentic representative of the Semitic world out of which the Bible sprung: although Greek and Latin spirituality are of course also deeply rooted in the Bible, nevertheless they find expression in non-Semitic languages and in westernized thought-forms of one kind or another. Earliest Syriac spirituality, especially in writings before about AD 400, is expressed in Semitic thought-forms which have not yet undergone strong influence from Greek culture and thought patterns." (Professor Sebastian Brock)

 

References, Subjects, and Sources Include:

 

Vegetarian Christian Saints, Mystics, Ascetics, and Monks, Holly Roberts, Saint Ephrem, Ephraem, Ephrem the Syrian, Aramaic, Syriac, Syriac Fathers on Prayer and the Spiritual Life, Sebastian Brock, Spirituality in the Syriac Tradition, Book of Daniel, Hebrew Bible, Genesis, Four Gospels, Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Diatessaron, Tatian's Gospel Harmony, Gospel of the Mixed, John the Baptist, Gospel of the Hebrews, Gospel of the Ebionites, Gospel of Thomas, vegan, vegetarian, vegetarianism, veganism, Christianity, Christian Mystics, Saints, The Book of Grace, Isaac of Nineveh, Saint Isaac the Syrian, The Philokalia, The Syriac Holy Book of Hierotheus on the Hidden Mysteries of the House of God, Dionysius the Areopagite, Joseph the Visionary, Joseph the Seer, Joseph Hazzaya, Meister Eckhart, Symeon the New Theologian, Saint Augustine, Sant Kirpal Singh, Sant Tulsi Das, Tulsi Sahib, Kabir, Sawan Singh, Hazur Baba Sawan Singh, Rumi, Adi Granth, Jesus, Christ, Yeshua, Satsang, Sant Mat, Santmat, Sant Mat Radhasoami, संतमत, राधास्वमी, राधास्वामी,  संतमतराधास्वमी, Radhaswami, Surat Shabd Yoga, Inner Light and Sound, Meditation, Third Eye, Single Eye, inner Light, contemplation, contemplative, mystics, mysticism, gnostic, Gnosticism, spiritual podcasts, religion podcasts, vegan podcasts, vegetarian podcasts, vegan radio;

 

Spiritual Awakening Radio (and Sant Mat Satsang Podcasts) with James Bean, heard on various community, public radio stations and the web, explores the world of spirituality, comparative religion, world scriptures and other books, East and West, God, meditation, out of body or near death experiences (inner space), the vegan diet and other ahimsa ethics -- education for a more peaceful planet.

 

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If Your Eye Be Single -- The Light of One Soul is Equal to That of Sixteen Suns! Spiritual Awakening Radio #santmatsatsangpodcasts #meditation #spiritualawakeningradio

 

If Your Eye Be Single -- The Light of One Soul is Equal to That of Sixteen Suns! Spiritual Awakening Radio -- Sant Mat Satsang Podcast

 

 

 



 

 

The Soul is described by the saints as a spirit-entity of brilliant Light that has incarnated Itself into several subtle bodies as well as the physical body. Thus, the Light of the Soul has become covered over with several layers of darkness. But as we follow the contemplative meditation practice of the masters, the Soul comes to know Itself again. It rises above body-consciousness and ascends still further, regaining It's former luminescence. "If your eye be Single, your whole body shall be full of Light." (Jesus/Yeshua, Gospel of Matthew)

 

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"Till the Eye of Knowledge opens, that is, our Third Eye opens inside, we do not know of this Reality. This Reality will only be known when that Knowledge is open to us when that Third Eye opens... The soul is always seated at the back of the Eye Center. Like the sun, which illuminates and brightens the day, everything is all lit up, and everything is bright [like] when the sun is up in the sky. Like that, it is the soul, which is at the back of the Eye Center, and the attention of that soul, which is there, the rays of the soul, which go into the body, illuminate the body." (Baba Ram Singh)

 

"If one is whole, one will be filled with Light, but if one is divided, one will be filled with darkness ... There is light within a Person of Light, and it illuminates the entire cosmos." (Jesus/Yeshua, from the Gospel of Thomas)

 

"The Light of one soul is equal to that of sixteen suns." (Anurag Sagar, The Ocean of Love, Path of Kabir)

 

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Podcast: Getting Closer to God: The 3 Levels of Satsang (Spiritual Association) #spiritualawakeningradio #meditation #god

 



 

 

Podcast: Getting Closer to God: The 3 Levels of Satsang (Spiritual Association)

 

 

 


 

 

A Sant Mat Satsang Podcast today exploring the three levels of satsang (spiritual association) that can help us go in a Godward direction during this life successfully following the Path of the Saints. We also explore: The Four "SATS" or Key Essential Eternal Truths or Realities of Sant Mat; The Five Jewels of Spirituality; The Yoga of Love (Becoming a Lover of the Beloved); Having a Daily Satsang at Home; Listening to Satsangs with Rapt Attention; and Rising Above Body-Consciousness Regularly in Meditation.

 

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Podcast: The Human Body is the True Temple of the Spirit #spiritualawakeningradio #meditation #god #santmatsatsangpodcasts

 

 

 

Satsang Podcast: The Human Body is the True Temple of the Spirit

 

 

 


 

 

 

The Human Body is the True Temple of the Spirit -- This Life is a Golden Opportunity for the Liberation of the Soul; also, the Seven Stages of Mystic Ascension to Heaven; Ingredients of a Living Spiritual Path: Seven Gnostic-Sant Mat Parallels; the "Womb of Meditation" that gives birth to the realized soul according to the Gospel of Thomas & Syriac Mystics; Quotes from the Sikh Scriptures; and Satsang Spiritual Discourses by Baba Ram Singh on this rare Path of Simran and Meditation Practice 

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"Saints come into this world and They enlighten us. They remind us of our True Home of God Almighty -- our True Father. They encourage us to go back. And They motivate us to go back. So, we are indeed fortunate to get this human body and get this life. And it is with the Grace of God Almighty that we have the company of the Masters. Now, we should make the most of that and follow the Teachings of the Masters and make the efforts to go back to our True Home." (Baba Ram Singh)

 

 

"Morning time is ideal for meditation. But anytime is good if we are sitting for meditation." (Baba Ram Singh)

 

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Surat Shabd Yoga, inner light and sound, third eye, soul travel, Gnosticism, Gospel of Thomas, Gospel of Philip, A New New Testament, Hal Taussig, Nag Hammadi Library, Pistis Sophia, Syriac, Syriac Fathers on Prayer and the Spiritual Life, Sebastian Brock, Jesus, Yeshua, Martyrius, John the Elder, John the Visionary, Joseph Hazzaya, Russell Perkins, The Stranger of Galilee, Santji, Sant Ajaib Singh, Sant Bani Ashram, Anurag Sagar, Ocean of Love, satsang, ascension, heaven, meditation, spirituality, mysticism, God, the soul, sant mat radhasoami, Santmat, Radhasoami, Sant Mat, radhaswami, radhasoamiji, spiritual podcasts, Sant Mat Satsang Podcasts, Spiritual Awakening Radio, James Bean, Platonism, Pythagoras, Gnostic Gospels, Kabbalah, Sufism, Sufis, Christian Mystics, Saints, Mystics, Friends of God, East Meets West, Syriac Aramaic, Sant Tulsi Sahib, salvation, jiva mukti, Sikh Scriptures, Guru Nanak, Kabir, Adi Granth, Guru Granth, Gurbani, Shri Guru Granth Sahib, Sound Current, Nada Yoga, Shabda Yoga, Audible Life Stream, Baba Ram Singh, Baba Ram Singh Ji, Path Of The Masters, Way of the Saints, Sant Ajaib Singh Ji, Sant Kirpal Singh, Sant Kirpal Singh Ji Maharaj, Hazur Baba Sawan Singh, Baba Somanath, Mastana Ji Maharaj, Meaning of Life, The Body Is The True Temple, Simran, Dhyan, Bhajan, third eye awakening, spiritual life, initiation, mysteries, deeksha, living master, school of spirituality, consciousness, womb of meditation, heart, soul, vegetarian, vegan, ahimsa, satya, peace, inner peace, bhakti, love, nirguna, formless God, praise, prayer, Anami Purush, Nameless One, Kaivalya, Swami Sant Sevi Ji Maharaj, The Harmony Of All Religions;

 

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Light and Sound on the Path: Messages of Hope from the Masters #santmatsatsangpodcasts #spiritualawakeningradio

 

 

Light and Sound on the Path: Messages of Hope from the Masters

 

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A Light in the Darkness

 

"When we do Simran given by our Masters, it is that Simran which brings about a transformation. That gets us away from our attachments, our egos, and our greed and our desires. All of that is gradually removed by Simran. And that is what brings about the transformation.

 

"Soamiji Maharaj: 'Till we manifest that Sound Current within, we have darkness within -- like we have had for hundreds of millions of lives before.'

 

"So, to dispel that darkness, even if we are able to manifest that Sound Current for a second, we will be able to get Light within. And then, whenever we close our eyes, there is Light within and that darkness is dispelled forever. To manifest that Sound Current, the Masters give us the tools of Simran and Dhyan. By doing this, we are able to go within. Our mind is, today, accustomed to going outside for everything. And we are forever being driven outside. To get that mind inwardly focused, the Masters give us the tools of Simran and Dhyan. And by doing that, we are gradually able to get our attention focused at the Eye Center." (Baba Ram Singh, Satsang Discourses, Volume 11)

 

 

 


 

 

"Once the life-stream becomes audible, one is never lonely." (Kirpal Singh)

 

Kirpal Singh: "Once the life-stream becomes audible, one is never lonely; for he hears its reverberations at home and abroad. The Voice of God keeps reminding him of the true home of his Father. The practice of Sound Principle rids one of all troubles and afflictions..."

 

 

 



 

 

Do the Meditation and Do It Regularly -- Baba Ram Singh -- Light and Sound on the Path (Sant Mat, Radhasoami, Surat Shabd Yoga Meditation)

 

"All the souls have come from Anami [The Nameless One Given Many Names, God]. They have not come from Brahm or Par Brahm. As long as they don’t meditate and go within, they will not understand this truth.

 

"How ever many scriptures or other holy books we read, till we go in, until we open our Third Eye, we will not be able to satisfy all the doubts and queries that we have.

 

"So, what the Masters have given us, we should practice that. We should follow Their Teaching and do our Bhajan Simran [Surat Shabd Yoga Meditation] every day. Make that a schedule and do it on a daily basis. When we do it on a daily basis, we purify our mind and then we redeem our deeds and we go within. Once we go within, we realize the truth -- that we are the soul, we are not this body, and we are not this mind.

 

"So, it is incumbent for us to do that meditation and do it regularly. That is our true work. Every other thing that we are doing is all work relating to others."

 

-- Baba Ram Singh, from, Satsang Discourses, Volume 11 (new!)

 

 

 



 

 

Simran Does Not Come Automatically To Us Unless We Develop That Habit

 

"One of the proofs that our Simran is being done correctly is that, in any kind of difficulty, we first remember Simran. When we are facing some difficulty -- even in a dream state -- and we start remembering our Simran and we start doing Simran in that state, then you can say that your Simran is now on the right path and you are doing it correctly."

 

-- Baba Ram Singh Ji

 

 

 


 

 

The Most Radical Spiritual Idea Ever Conceived About the Soul: The Soul is a Particle, Wave, an Emanation, a Drop of the Supreme Being -- Spiritual Awakening Radio Podcast 

 

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Baba Somanath Commenting on a Mystic Hymn (Bhajan) of Sant Ravidas

 

Ravidas: "I have sung the Lord’s praises over and over, but now of whom should I sing?

The One who is singing resides within me.

As long as you are aware of the body and its desires, you will go on crying out for help."

 

Baba Somanath on Surat Shabd Yoga, Inner Light and Sound Meditation practice making it possible in meditation to transcend the realm of the five senses and begin the exploration of the inner regions beyond coming to know yourself as a ray or spark of the Divine, a soul-drop from the Divine Ocean of Love: 

 

"As long as you are aware of the body and its desires, you go on crying out to the Lord for help. As long as you think that God Almighty is something separate from you, then, in order to reunite with Him, you go on praising and glorifying Him; you sing of His qualities and describe His greatness.  But when you rise above all thoughts of the body, when every desire is removed, then you are all alone. You are soul --  untrammeled by the body, free of birth and death, detached from mother, father, and all the worldly relations. As long as you remain attached to the body and dominated by pride, you will continue to be bound to mother and father, friends and relations; you will be caught in the love for spouse and children; you will go on thinking of yourself as a man or a woman. But as soon as you cast aside the love for the body and the selfish desires of this world, then you will be freed from the fetters of this material realm -- now and forever. Ravidas Ji is revealing a profound truth to us.

 

Sant Ravidas: "When the mind loses itself in the Shabd [the sound current] and all the desires of the body disappear, who remains to sing the Lord’s praise?"

 

Baba Somanath on merging into the Divine Light, and the Sound, how the true bhajan -- listening to the Sound Current -- is the hymn of the Divine singing within you, reverberating within you: 

 

"When the mind becomes absorbed in the One Primal Lord, when it contacts the Shabd and becomes united with it; when it merges into the Light and becomes the form of the Light, then who remains to sing the Lord’s praise? There is no more “you”. When you have united with the Lord, you have no existence separate from Him. So, who is singing praises and whose praises are they singing?  As long as you think you are separate from the Lord, then you yourself sing His praise and glory, and you yourself hear that praise. You are the singer, and you are the listener. But when you have merged your individual identity into the One who is the All-Doer, when you have become His very form, then who remains to sing His praises?"

 

Sant Ravidas: "When you rise above desire, you reach the Highest Realm; then you attain the true happiness."

 

Commentary by Baba Somanath: "When you remove desire from your within, then you become the form of tranquility. No cravings remain within you. When water becomes still, then no waves can arise. But when the water becomes agitated by the wind or by any other currents that would disturb its equanimity [equa-nimity], then waves and ripples form. We chase after those waves, and following wave after wave, we continue to take birth. Friend, think about it; what is the nature of a wave? It is made up of water. And what is the nature of water? It is mercurial -- ever-changing.

 

"So, as long as the waves of desire keep arising in our mind, they will shape our understanding and our intellect. All our actions will be driven by those waves. We will create karmas to fulfill our desires, and then we will become bound fast by those very karmas.

 

"But when we reverse the trend of our thoughts, from where can those waves arise? Then we enter the field of Truth. When we absorb our thoughts in Truth then no desires can come up, and when desire is removed, we cease creating karmas to achieve those desires. When desire controls us, then we create more karmas to gain the object of our desire, and our karmas keep us bound. When desire is removed, we become free of karma. Then we gain true happiness."

 

 


 

 

Hearing the Celestial Sound Current During Meditation, and, Closing of the Ears in Meditation -- Discourses on Inner Sound Meditation

 

Below is some material from Shiv Brat Lal, Maharshi Mehi, Swami Santsevi Ji, and Swami Vyasanand about inner Sound Meditation, useful points from rare writings of Sant Mat that some may benefit from.

 

"Various sorts of Sound Currents reverberate in the human system from which the initiate has to pick up the right one and listen to it, otherwise he will go astray and lose his equipoise. The practical Guru forewarns his disciple and directs which Sound to listen to and which one to discard." (Shiv Brat Lal)

 

"...Only the Central Sound has the power to attract the consciousness to the center and carry the soul to the center of a higher realm. Other illusory material sounds do not have that magnetism to attract the consciousness to the higher realms." (Swami Vyasanand)

 

The Masters teach that the world -- indeed many realms -- are illusion, and that on inner planes there are many reflections or copies of higher realities. There are phenomena than can imitate or mimic spiritual experiences. There are even realms that to some extent might appear to be heavens or copies of Sach Khand. Hall of Mirrors. Matrix. Labyrinth. Astral fly-paper. In this world there is the illusion of the master, a meat-eating guru offering instruction and initiation, but also who says ethics do not matter -- the illusion of having a spiritual teacher. The illusion of satsang. The illusion of enlightenment. One can stare at a bright light or contemplate the flame of a candle, then close one's eyes in a darkened room and continue to see a kind of photo-like retinal image of that candle -- an optical illusion of inner light. Some electronic devices and electrical appliances generate white noise, humming sounds, or high frequency ringing tones and overtones. These to some extent can mimic inner spiritual Sounds -- the illusion of the Sound Current.

 

Sometimes in the news there have been reports about people hearing a mysterious sound that seems to be coming from nowhere. One of these has been called "the Taos Hum." In, Philosophy of Liberation, Maharshi Mehi states that not only are there spiritual sounds associated with the heavenly realms, but there are also many vibrations or semi-subtle sounds associated with the gross-material realm. He says one should not falsely assume they are accessing the real inner Sound Current just by hearing ANY kind of sound that may manifest itself in one's perception during the silence of meditation: "There are sounds due to gross vibrations in the material body. To meditate on these gross-material sounds and believe it to be as the full practice of the Yoga of Sound shows a lack of knowledge of Yoga." There are gross-material sounds one can hear in the silence of meditation that do not lead one Above, do not lead to spiritual growth, transformation or enlightenment. Swami Vyasanand: 

 

"This is because only the Central Sound has the power to attract the consciousness to the center and carry the soul to the center of a higher realm. Other illusory material sounds do not have that magnetism to attract the consciousness to the higher realms."

 

There are inner Sounds that one receives instruction from a true Master about at the time of initiation into Surat Shabd Yoga (Inner Sound Meditation, the Yoga of the Audible Life Stream). These Sounds are perceived to come from the right side or center and represent the Ascending Current. Sounds that appear to be coming from the left side are of the descending current flowing downward into the material creation or multiverse. One is instructed to focus on the Sounds of the Ascending Current or Audible Life Stream -- certain Sounds. There are of course many other sounds one might hear, but one has to focus on certain Sound Currents. The reason for this is these Sounds, if focused upon during meditation practice, will keep pulling the soul’s attention up to ever higher and higher levels. These are coming from regions Above. Other sounds, though mistaken for the Sound Current, are interesting, miraculous or even mystical, will not help the Surat-soul to ascend or make spiritual progress.

 

"Various sorts of Sound Currents reverberate in the human system from which the initiate has to pick up the right one and listen to it, otherwise he will go astray and lose his equipoise. The practical Guru forewarns his disciple and directs which Sound to listen to and which one to discard." (Shiv Brat Lal)

 

"I have heard accounts of some practitioners who follow unusual sound meditation practices and claim to hear sounds. However, these gross-material sounds are imaginary or generated by metabolic functions and blood circulation. An ear disease can also create a humming sound that can be mistaken for the inner Divine Sound." (Swami Vyasanand)

 

Shiv Brat Lal: "The devotee in his spiritual journey upwards hears sweet melodies which attract him. The melodies are a powerful magnetic force which draws the attention inwards and makes it fully attuned to proceed up and up."

 

Maharshi Mehi in, Philosophy of Liberation: "Each of the Sounds of the centers of the five realms possesses an attribute to draw Surat (the consciousness) upward to its center. The Essential Sound or Pure Spiritual Sound has the attribute to draw one’s consciousness up to the Supreme Sovereign [God]. The other mayavi sounds (material Sounds mentioned above) of each of the respective five realms have the attribute to attract the person who hears it (or focuses on it) and to draw that person’s Surat (consciousness) to the Sound of the realm directly above. Further, for the practitioner, the realization of the Essential Divine Sound is impossible without first attaining the Sounds of the lower realms. Sar Shabda (the Essential Divine Sound) beckons a return to the Supreme Sovereign. The progression of Sound in all centers of the realms is upward, carrying one’s consciousness from the lower centers to the higher centers ultimately reaching the Supreme Sovereign God." -- Philosophy Of Liberation

 

In, The Inward Journey of the Soul (Chal Hansa Nij Desh), Swami Vyasanand says, "The question arises: What is the secret of correct technique for Shabd (Sound) meditation? Sant Radhaswami says: 'Focus your consciousness stream on the Inner Space. You will find the Divine Sound which will lead you beyond the snares of this illusory world.' You should focus your consciousness or inner Current in the middle of the eyebrows -- the meeting point of the Ida and Pingla channels -- which is known as the tenth gate, Sushumna, Ajna Chakra or third eye. The practitioner will attain one-pointedness through this practice. In other words, the subtlest and most luminous sign of the light realm (bindu) will appear. With that luminous sign the inner Sound will also manifest.

 

"Sant Paltu Sahab says; 'Out from that burning light comes the Divine Sound, and only the one immersed in the Samadhi (meditation) of Divine knowledge can hear, none other.' This is the Sound that is heard when concentrating on that first mark of light. Due to carelessness, it is possible to also hear the other sounds of the lower realms that have the potential to distract the consciousness Current. It is conceivable then, that the upward ascent of consciousness becomes distracted, thus creating a hindrance in progress. This is because only the Central Sound has the power to attract the consciousness to the center and carry the soul to the center of a higher realm. Other illusory material sounds do not have that magnetism to attract the consciousness to the higher realms.

 

-- Swami Vyasanand Ji Maharaj

 

More from Swami Vyasanand: Sant Kabir Sahab says: "A rare practitioner who abides by the knowledge given by the Guru listens to the subtle Sound of Inner Space. First that Sound emanates from the bindu or Ajna Chakra (third eye). A practitioner who can withdraw his mind from the nine gates of the body and concentrate in the tenth gate, he or she alone is able to hear that subtle Sound."

 

Sant Tulsi Sahab says: "Enter into the Inner empty Space (Shunya) of Sushumna and listen to the Sound that is beckoning you toward the Divine. This Sound has been vibrating since the beginning of creation. If you want to meet your True Friend (Supreme Being) then constantly and carefully listen to that Sound. This body is the sacred holy place (Ka'ba, the holiest place in Islam) created by the Divine, and within it is found the arch (the higher realms of macrocosm beginning from the tenth gate). It is the inner sanctum within, in which is found the Divine Sound reverberating. O practitioner, listen with full concentration; the Sound that originated from the Divine is constantly reverberating and calling you."

 

Someone must have asked, generally, if the Sound is not heard with the physical ears then with what kind of ear is this subtle Sound heard? When the mind becomes concentrated, then the physical sense of hearing becomes quiet and one does not hear. This occurs because the attention withdraws from the senses and one is unable to hear physical sound.

 

In response Sant Tulsi Sahab says: "A practitioner who is able to focus in the Sushumna or the tenth gate for some time will experience the opening of the inner subtle hearing faculty. That inner sense of hearing is also known as the consciousness Current." My Guru Maharshi Mehi says: "A practitioner hears the sweet Sound of the flute through the stream of inner consciousness."

 

When the outer ear ceases to hear and the mind is fully concentrated within, then the inner hearing opens up and the practitioner can hear the Divine Sound within (through the inner ear). From this, do not infer that a deaf person could easily hear that inner Sound, because complete concentration is the key, not a lack of physical hearing. Sants have articulated about the closing of three gates of the body to experience the inner Sound. The three gates are eyes, ears, and mouth. Close these and, only then, can one hear the inner Sounds. According to Sant Kabir: "Close your eyes, ears, and mouth, and listen to the Anahad (inner Unstruck Divine Sound)." Sant Nanak Sahab says: "Close the three gates and listen to the reverberation of the Divine Sound." Sant Maharshi Mehi and also Sufi Sants have used similar vocabulary to describe the process of closing three openings for hearing the inner Sound.

 

I have heard accounts of some practitioners who follow unusual sound meditation practices and claim to hear sounds. However, these gross-material sounds are imaginary or generated by metabolic functions and blood circulation. An ear disease can also create a humming sound that can be mistaken for the inner Divine Sound. Some false gurus boast about their imaginary inner experiences of Divine Light and Sound in order to impress their followers.

 

Other Hatha Yogis perform postures (asanas) such as mula bandh (contracting the muscles of lower organs), uddiyana bandha (contracting the abdominal muscles and diaphragm that involves breathing exercises), and jalandhara bandha (throat lock to the flow of energy in the nerves and blood flow in the neck). Some practitioners use ketchari mudra (touching the root of the palate with the tongue) and attempt sound meditation in that mudra. Still others try to listen from the right or from the left ear. Some listen from below 'the tenth gate' and others above 'the tenth gate.' Some press their eardrums with their fingers and hear vibrations and think them to be the Divine Sound. Some stare at the tip of the nose; some listen to music in the dark, and some in the light. Some place their head down, others straighten their chest. In today's world, in the name of the Divine Sound there is a prevalence of a great variety of illusory and imaginary practices claiming to be techniques of Sound meditation. These are not only against the teachings of Sants but are also incapable of providing any real inner experience of Divine Sound.

 

Sant Tulsi Sahab declares: "Without the true knowledge of the Yoga of Sound, all efforts are hopeless. Only a Satguru who is accomplished can impart this knowledge about the different forms of Sound." Therefore, Maharshi Mehi says, "Practicing Sound Yoga (Inner Sound Meditation) is not child’s play." Sant Kabir says: "Without practice of this Sound meditation man is subjected to birth and death." Therefore having learned from an accomplished teacher, the practitioner would gain the ability to hear the Celestial, not illusory, sounds.

 

Closing of the Ears in Meditation

 

The closing of the eyes, ears, and mouth is used to help tune out the distractions caused by the outer senses. This is essential for the purpose of focusing one's gaze in the Sushumna. Therefore, in the initial stages it is advised that the practitioner close these three senses of sight, hearing, and speaking. Consequently, the mind begins to be focused in the third eye. For those whose consciousness stream has become mature in the power of concentration, it is not necessary to close these three sensory organs. This is due to the fact that the practitioner's mind is focused on the target of the 'third eye' becomes detached from the senses and is no longer held by experiences arising from the sensory objects.

 

The secret of practicing Sound Yoga is to attach the consciousness to the center of the 'third eye.' It is necessary for the following reasons: First, by not following this instruction, the practitioner will be distracted by the lower physical sounds imbued by rajas guna (passion) and tamas guna (dark inertia). The consciousness Current would not be able to grasp the Nada (Essential Central Sound) and ascend to the higher realms. It gives the practitioner only a satisfaction of listening to a sound -- but not the true benefit of the experience of the Sar Shabd (the Essential Sound)...

 

-- Swami Vyasanand, The Inward Journey of the Soul (Chal Hansa Nij Desh)

 

Swami Santsevi Ji Maharaj in, "Quintessence of Yoga, The Secrets of Success", writes: "Closing the ears when we hear the Divine Sound within ourselves is the best approach. There is no harm in it. We can include this along with other practices. This practice of inner Sound can go on in the night, because there is no noise at that time and environment is peaceful...When the inner Divine Sound merges into the imperishable Supreme Lord, there is the absolute State of Soundlessness (the Ultimate Reality)."

 

You may ask, what does it mean to "close the ears"? There is a technique initiates learn to do just that in order to focus on inner Sound. Also, sometimes people use earplugs to block outer sounds during inner Sound practice [bhajan]. But there is another meaning. Some clarification is given in the book, "Harmony of All Religions", by Santsevi Ji, who states that closing the ears is primarily an internal reality that occurs after one's awareness [attention] has gone within: "When you focus your gaze within the ajna chakra [third eye] then automatically your physical ears will close and the inner ears will open."

 

 

 



 

 

Prem Patra Radhasoami (The Love Discourses of the Lord of the Soul), Volume Four, 658: 14–16: by Huzur Maharaj Rai Saligram Bahadur

 

"Those who would not perform this internal meditation practice (abhyas) of elevating their Spirit upwards, will always remain confined in the physical body. They will undergo pain and pleasure owing to their bondages. Impure impulses will always arise in their mind, which will beguile their Spirit in lower regions, where Maya (illusion) is predominant and powerful. The pain and anguish prevalent in Mrityu Lok [the world of death, the world of the dead, the abode of Yama, the world which is subject to death and decay] and lower regions, and, above all, the pains of birth and deaths, are indescribable. Therefore, it behooves all to perform internal meditation practices (abhyas) as ordained by Sants. The Daya (grace and mercy) of the Supreme Being Radhaswami Dayal is so great that without leaving home and hearth, profession and avocation, if a person performs the meditation practices (abhyas) of Surat Shabd Yoga just once or twice every day, after having received initiation from the Sant Satguru or Sadh Guru or his loving satsangi, even then he will be safe from Chaurasi [the cycle of births and deaths] and located, after death, in a region of happiness. Radhasoami Dayal [the Compassionate Lord of the Soul] will grant him a human body three or four times and in each successive life he will be enabled to perform greater Bhakti and Parmarth [spirituality, love and devotion]. One day, he will be admitted into Nij Ghar (Real Abode), where he will obtain supreme bliss, and will be absolutely free from the bondages of physical bodies, births and deaths. He who does not engage in this activity, should be considered to be most unfortunate, and is yet destined to live in the regions of Kal and Maya [time and illusion]. He does not possess the Adhikar (fitness) and good fortune to attain supreme bliss by reverting to the Original Abode."

 

Radhasoami Mat Prakash, by Huzur Maharaj: "In its descent from the highest region the Spirit-entity has become enveloped in various coverings of matter or bodies, and so long as it remains in the second and third division where matter exists, it can not be freed from re-birth in the lower or higher regions. It is only in the first or highest division where there is no matter, that there is no re-birth."

 

"At present the Spirit-entity of a human being is residing in the third or material-spiritual region, and has, therefore, to do all the work here by means of the senses and the mind which are mediums between it and the material objects, and consequently, as a natural result, its power has become quite hampered. But as soon as it begins to ascend, the powers, which are now lying dormant, become active and the Spirit-entity acquires ultra-material or higher power.

 

"The method of taking back the Spirit-entity to its Original Source is to ride the Sound Current.

 

"The method for taking back the Spirit-entity to its Supreme Source is first to concentrate at the focus of eyes [third eye center] the Spirit-entity and mind which are defused in our body and in a manner tied to external objects by desires and passions, and next to commence its journey homewards by attending to the internal Sound, or in other words, by riding the Life or Sound Current which has originally emanated from the Supreme Source.

 

"The Current which has been instrumental in having brought it down here must naturally be the ‘True Path’ for its return to the original source, and whoever finds this Current is on the path of emancipation. This Current, which is the Spirit and Life Current, is called in the Radhasoami Faith, “Sound’ or ‘Word” or Holy Name."

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 


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Sant Mat Satsang Podcast: Stepping Out of Illusion into Spiritual Reality

 

 

 


 

 

Today, a Sant Mat Satsang Podcast titled, Stepping Out of Illusion into Spiritual Reality, on the goals of Santmat Spirituality and Meditation Practice, a production of Spiritual Awakening Radio with James Bean.

 

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"In every living being, from tiny plant up to man, the spiritual flame of life is struggling upward and onward toward its Source of Being, and this process and this struggle must go on until the last speck of dust returns to the central fires of Infinite Being." (Julian Johnson, Path of the Masters) 

 

"Men have journeyed to the physical moon, but they know nothing of the regions of the blissful music within themselves -- regions which lie beyond the moon, beyond the sun, beyond the most distant stars and galaxies." (George Arnsby Jones)

 

"No mission is of greater importance to a person than the awareness of his own consciousness, the profound significance and purpose of his existence on earth and to find out the path for ultimate bliss, eternal happiness and cheerfulness i.e. the quest for truth." (quote from the Shabd Pratap Ashram website)

 

“The world is a bridge. Pass over it, but do not build your dwelling there.” (Yeshua, Saying 200 — an inscription from a mosque at Fatehpur Sikri, India) It's parallel in the Gospel of Thomas reads: “Come into Being as you pass away.” (Saying 42)

 

"The person who adheres to the meditation on the Supreme Being, the Ultimate Reality, as outlined in this book by Satguru Kabir, will have the effects of his past life karmas, his present life karmas, and future life karmas, uprooted. (A devotee, through deep meditation, identifies with the Supreme Being that is beyond all karmas and their effects. Karmas operate at the level of the mind-body complex, not at the level of Spirit.)"  -- Brahmn Nirupan of Kabir

 

The Illusion of Being Trapped by Our Own Beliefs:

 

If we think that meditation practice is too difficult -- it's just too hard, that we aren't very good at it and can't possibly get better, get very far, so shall it seem to be for us. If we believe God to be millions of light-years distant and our spiritual experience will remain cold and uneventful, so shall it seem to be for us. If we're stuck with the impression that the way forward will never be clear and spiritual guidance is nowhere to be found, so shall it seem to be for us. If however, we come to know that we can have quality meditations beginning right now, and there is no reason why we can't make much progress on the spiritual path during this life, so shall this come to be our experience. As Kabir says:

 

 

"If you place the Guru at a distance from you, then it is but the distance that you honour [you are a worshiper of distance]: If indeed the Master be far away... When you think that He is not here, then you wander further and further away, and seek Him in vain with tears. Where He is far off, there He is unattainable: where He is near, He is very bliss. Kabir says: 'Lest His servant should suffer pain He pervades him through and through.' Know yourself then, O Kabir; for He is in you from head to foot. Sing with gladness, and keep your seat unmoved within your heart." -- Songs of Kabir, Rabindranath Tagore

 

"When a soul reaches the stage of a conscious co-worker in the Divine Plan, the burden of its karma of aeons past is lifted by the soul gaining knowledge and realization that the Lord is the Doer always... If the Lord is not contacted within, Naam ([the inner Light and Sound of God], which is pervading) is not manifested within; then the soul, being the doer, stands subject to the laws of cause and effect and birth and death. The Lord of Death, however, runs away from the sound of Naam vibrating. Through Naam, the coming and going in creation stops. The Master lifts the soul up and out of the realm and jurisdiction of Dharam Rai (Lord of Death) [the demiurge]... The full benefit of this human birth, this mortal form, is derived by following the teachings of the Master. All scriptures are within you - search them out. The Realized Soul is the means of that search; and always remember, Everything is in this house, nothing is outside; Those who seek without, go deeper into forgetfulness." (Kirpal Singh, excerpted from, WITHIN THIS MORTAL FORM)

 

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The Gospel of Thomas Was Not Composed by Gnostics -- Podcast of Spiritual Awakening Radio #spiritualawakeningradio

 



The Gospel of Thomas Was Not Composed by Gnostics -- Podcast of Spiritual Awakening Radio

 

 

 

The Gospel of Thomas Was Not Composed by Gnostics -- Podcast of Spiritual Awakening Radio

 

 

 



 

 

The Gospel of Thomas Was Not Composed by Gnostics -- Audio Podcast of Spiritual Awakening Radio with James Bean: Some background today on The Gospel According to Thomas, the original discovery made at Oxyrhynchus, Egypt, and how this collection of the sayings of Jesus eventually became rebranded in the minds of some as a "Gnostic Gospel". There is discussion about the relationship between the Gospel of Thomas and adjacent texts (Q Source Gospel, four New Testament gospels, Gospel of the Hebrews, Gospel of Mary Magdalene, etc...), as well as about who quoted these "Thomasonian" sayings of Jesus in early Christianity.

 

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The Soul's Return to God, the Ocean of Love -- The Higher Stages of Meditation Practice -- Satsang Audio Podcast

 

 

 

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The sincere seeker naturally may wish to discover a spiritual practice, to learn the techniques that make it possible for them to see and hear spiritually, to explore the realms of God. Yet, many are thwarted at every step by religious voices advocating only rituals and dogma, perhaps even declaring, "There is nothing more that can be experienced during this life". For some, the mystic way is not a lost tradition. There is a living path where such techniques are experienced and shared freely with all.

 

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Podcast: A Vegetarian Saying of Jesus in the Syriac-Aramaic Gospel of Luke, and Other Vegetarian Passages

 

Podcast: A Vegetarian Saying of Jesus in the Syriac-Aramaic Gospel of Luke, and Other Vegetarian Passages

 

 

Podcast: A Vegetarian Saying of Jesus in the Syriac-Aramaic Gospel of Luke, and Other Vegetarian Passages

 

 

 


 

 

Today I dedicate this podcast to a vegetarian saying of Jesus found in the Syriac-Aramaic Gospel of Luke. There once existed a Jesus Movement where vegetarianism was the norm, and so the passage found in this old Luke manuscript is very much in harmony with a whole collection of such sayings attributed to Jesus, the Apostles, and some early church fathers. Today, an introduction to "Christianity Before Paul", the vegetarian disciples, their writings, their teachings about becoming an ethical vegetarian.

 

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Two New Podcasts: Gospel of Thomas, and, An Introduction to Sant Mat Meditation

 

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Light and Sound on the Path: Two New Podcasts: 

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2) Gospel of Thomas Spiritual Studies: What the Eye Has Not Seen, and What the Ear Has Not Heard

 

 

 


 

 

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Rising Above, Hearing the Sound Current, and Entering the Kingdom of Heaven - Sant Mat Satsang Podcast With James Bean

 

An introduction to the spiritual practices of inner seeing and inner hearing, the way of Initiation into the Mysteries of the Kingdom of Heaven. Today's presentation waxes poetic and draws upon the universal mystic tradition of the ages, East and West, and especially upon the wisdom of this living Path of the Masters in the world of today known as Sant Mat, a term meaning "The Way of the Saints", those master-souls acquainted with the worlds of within, dimensions and domains beyond, inner regions, higher planes, and heavens above, the top-most of which is the true, eternal, timeless, spiritual home of the soul, the Ocean of Love, All-Consciousness, and Divine Grace.

 

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Resting in the Holy Sound, by Huzur Baba Sawan Singh (pictured above)

 

"Please devote some time daily without fail to Sound-practice and Repetition, as this is the only fruit of our life which we will take with us on leaving this world; whereas, even the kingships of this earth shall have to be abandoned when death overtakes us. Therefore, it is necessary that we should add to our spiritual wealth, which is the only thing to help us at the time of departing. And the only way to increase our spiritual power is by means of Sound-practice and Repetition. The greater our love for Holy Sound, the greater will be our peace of mind and spiritual progress. As far as possible, we should try to make the focus above the eyes, in the brain, our resting place. Just as a man, weary with the day's work, resorts to his home to take rest, so we habituate our soul, on being tired with worldly work, to take rest in the Holy Sound. The attention has to be brought inside, and when it likes to rest there, like the wanderer coming home, it will find peace within."

 

 

"In the Light of God which is called the Kingdom of Heaven the Sound is wholly soft, pleasant, lovely, pure and thin ... God, who is a Spirit, has by and through his manifestation introduced himself into distinct spirits, which are the voices of his eternal pregnant harmony in the manifested Word of his great kingdom of joy: they are God's instrument, in which his Spirit melodizes in his kingdom of joy; they are angels, the flames of fire and light, in a living, understanding dominion. If you should in this world bring many thousand sorts of musical instruments together, and all should be tuned in the best manner most artificially, and the most skillful masters of music should play on them in concert together, all would be no more than the howlings and barkings of dogs in comparison to the Divine Music, which rises through the Divine Sound and tunes from Eternity to Eternity."  (Jacob Boehme, German Mystic)

 

 

 


 

Gospel of Thomas Spiritual Studies: What the Eye Has Not Seen, and What the Ear Has Not Heard

 

New reflections on the Gospel of Thomas, a collection of the sayings of Jesus, a wisdom gospel of Yeshua, where its source material comes from, especially the use of the Gospel of the Hebrews in Thomas. There's an exploration of the possibility that both the author of Thomas and Paul in First Corinthians 2:9 quoted from the Gospel of the Hebrews. This podcast features commentaries on sayings one through five from the Greek Gospel of Thomas, especially concentrating on saying two along with the parallel version of the saying in the Gospel of the Hebrews, background on the original discovery of "The Sayings of Our Lord" made in 1897 at Oxyrhynchus, Egypt, also commentary on sayings twelve, seventeen, and twenty seven. I delve into the mystery of Tatian's Syriac-Aramaic Gospel Harmony and The Heliand (Saxon Gospel). I make use of apocryphal New Testament type texts, and writings from Syriac mystics associated with the Saint Thomas branch of Eastern Christianity. Then this lengthy deep dive into the Gospel of Thomas becomes a spiritual satsang discourse with selections from the teachings of Kirpal Singh on becoming an Initiate of the Mysteries of the Kingdom of the Heavens learning to rise above body-consciousness when "the eye becomes single" so that we may see "What the Eye Has Not Seen, and Hear What the Ear Has Not Heard".

 

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"Look at God within yourself, how 'God is Light.'

For his Nature is a glorious, many-splendored Light.

He manifests the Light of his Nature to those

who love Him in all the worlds."

-- John of Dalyatha, Syriac Mystic

 

"Some time, therefore, after one has risen to the Sphere of Serenity, they will participate with God in the revelation of His Mysteries, and will in consequence see and hear everything there in a spiritual way, and their service and the glorification of their song will always be joined with those of the spiritual beings. Blessed is the one who has been found worthy of this gift and of this confidence, and seen this glorious Vision with the eyes of their mind, and heard with the ears of the heart the fine sound which, from the State of Serenity, is revealed to a spiritual person. Believe me truly when I say to you that whenever the mind hears the sound of the spiritual beings with its intelligible ears, all its work is performed high above the senses of the body and of its own faculties, which becomes silent and restful, as in sleep, through the happiness which it receives from the glorification of the spiritual beings." (from the mystical treatises of Joseph Hazzaya, also known as, Joseph the Visionary, translated from Syriac-Aramaic by Alphonse Mingana, in the book, Early Christian Mystics)

 

"What wonders has your love effected!

When someone is still alive

he has left this world:

though his bodily condition remains

with the world's bodily condition,

yet his spirit has been raised up towards You,

so that for a period of time

he is where he knows not,

being totally raptured and drawn towards You."

-- John of Apamea, in, from the Prayers of the Mystics section of:

"The Syriac Fathers On Prayer And The

Spiritual Life," translated from the original Syriac-Aramaic by

Sebastian Brock, Cistercian Publications

 

 

 


 

 

Kabir says:

 

It is the mercy of my true teacher [the Satguru]

 

that has made me to

 

know the unknown;

 

I have learned from Him how to

 

walk without feet,

 

to see without eyes,

 

to hear without ears,

 

to drink without mouth,

 

to fly without wings.

 

 




"One of the proofs that our Simran is being done correctly is that, in any kind of difficulty, we first remember Simran." (Baba Ram Singh)

 


"One of the proofs that our Simran is being done correctly is that, in any kind of difficulty, we first remember Simran." (Baba Ram Singh)

 



 

In Today's Blog: Light and Sound on the Path e-Newsletter:

Adopting A Spiritual Way of Life This Time Through, During This Incarnation -- Sant Mat Satsang Podcast at Youtube and Wherever You Listen to Podcasts;

Waste of Life -- Mystic Verses of Sant Charandas;

Satsang Discourse by Baba Ram Singh Ji titled, Simran Does Not Come Automatically To Us Unless We Develop That Habit;

Also, scroll to the bottom for A Note About Simran, Simran defined;


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Adopting A Spiritual Way of Life This Time Through, During This Incarnation -- Satsang at Youtube and Wherever You Listen to Podcasts

"The highest form of religious practice is the creation of spiritual love within the heart. When the living flames of love have been removed from religious movements and sects, these become empty shells and miserable shams. Lasting love can only be attained at the lotus feet of a mystic adept, a living Godman. The teachings of such a saint will not ensnare the aspirant in a web of rites and ceremonies. He teaches only the practical evocation of the power of love that dwells within the soul." (George Arnsby Jones, The Mystic Adept: Love Incarnate)

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"You have seen the external Gurus; now also behold the internal True Guru.

You have seen the external temples; now also see the internal True Temple.

You have read the external Shastras (holy books); now also read the internal True Shastra.

You have listened to the external Shabds; now also listen to the internal True Shabd (Divine Melody).

You have read the external Bani; now also read the internal True Bani.

You have recited the external Names; now also meditate on the internal True Nam (Word) which is constantly resounding by itself.

You have listened to the external Kirtan (Hymns); now also listen to the internal True Kirtan.

You have gained the external bookish knowledge; now also acquire the internal True Knowledge.

You have tasted the external Amrit (Nectar); now also drink the internal True Nectar of Immortality.

You have bathed at the external places of pilgrimage; now also bathe at the internal True place of Pilgrimage.

You have practiced the external sectarian worship; now practise the internal True Worship."


-- Poem of Gurbax Singh

 



 

Waste of Life -- Mystic Verses of Sant Charandas (1703-1782)

"Understand, O people,

understand when I proclaim loudly:

no one will remain here forever --

all will have to depart in the end.

Caught up in attachment for your family,

you ignored the worship of the Lord

and thus wasted your opportunity.

You spent the day working and the night in sleep -

this is how you have passed your years.

Every minute of the day you have wasted in vain.

Not even for a moment

did you repeat the Lord's Name.

How then will you find bliss?

As a child you remained lost in play.

In youth you were intoxicated with yourself.

In old age you were beset with worry,

and sorrows robbed you of all joy.

Why are you lost?

Be vigilant!

Kaal is standing over you with his arrow aimed at you.

He will draw his bow, shoot poisonous arrows

and tie you up before you know it.

Give up your attachment to this false world

and repeat the true Name.

Says Charandas: Sukdev (Charan Das's Master) cautions you to

reflect on your own welfare!"

-- Saint Charandas

 



 

 

Excerpts from: Simran* Does Not Come Automatically To Us Unless We Develop That Habit, by Baba Ram Singh Ji

The first step on the ladder of devotion is gurubhakti -- or the devotion of the Master. And devotion of the Master does not mean that we take some incense or some candles and light them and do such outward rituals. The devotion of the Master is, basically, doing our meditation, doing our Simran and Dhyan, and doing seva at the feet of the Master. These are the first steps on the path of devotion.

The Names that have been given to us at the time of initiation are the names of the Lords of the planes in the higher regions. These are the Lords Who have never taken an avatar and come into this world and They are very pure Lords. So, taking Their Name and repeating that in our mind makes the mind also pure.

So, Simran is our first step on this ladder. Till we are able to do Simran to the level where it starts happening automatically in our mind, we will not be able to progress much on this Path. That is why Masters lay a lot of emphasis on Simran. And They say that you should do Simran when you're cooking food, or you're walking, or you're traveling, or doing anything in a routine. You should do as much Simran as possible. It is Simran only that will take the attention of the soul and get it out of the nine doors and bring it into the Tenth Door. So, Simran is a very important thing and till we become good at that, we will not be able to progress much within.

The mind is prone to doing simran of the world and it does not like to do the Simran of the Naam that has been given by the Masters. So, every time we sit for trying to do Simran, the mind pulls us outwardly. It takes time to do this.

Initially, we have to forcefully do it because the mind is used to going outward. We have to force it to sit and do Simran. And it is a slow process because of the habit of the mind. One cannot say whether it will take a certain number of days or a certain number of months or years. But it takes a bit of time for the mind to get accustomed to this.

Initially, we repeat the Names with the tongue; and, silently, we repeat Them in the mouth with the tongue. Because we are used to repeating that way, it comes more easily to us. But later, we start repeating the Names in the mind. That is called jap. So, initially, this is done with the mouth, then consciously with the mind.

And then, when it becomes automatic in the mind, it is called ajapa. So, once the mind starts doing it automatically, then we will get successful and we will be able to quickly go within.

Therefore, we should try and spend more and more time doing Simran.

Swami Ji Maharaj warns us and awakens us, saying, "Our treasure is getting depleted with every breath, the biggest treasure that we have in this life is the treasure of the number of breaths that we can take in this life. And with each breath, we are losing and depleting that treasure."

It is said that we will lose about 21,600 breaths every day -- we take about fifteen breaths in a minute. And that way, in the whole day, nearly 21,600 breaths are lost to us from our current lifetime.

If we look back and think it through, then every minute we are losing fifteen breaths, and in a day, we are losing 21,600 breaths. Considering that, if we look at six months back or one year back, what is our remaining age today? If we look back, we should see how much breath we have just thrown away.

Kabir Sahib says, "Beating a drum, I say this repeatedly. With each breath, you are losing the value of three worlds."

God Almighty has given you this lifetime and given you this precious opportunity, and this is the opportunity for you to get out of this ocean of life. Now, if we waste this in our mundane activities...

God sits in this human body and He has provided this opportunity to get a salvation and go back to Him. Now, if we have wasted this opportunity, we have wasted that opportunity that God Almighty Himself has created for us.

This Simran is given to you by True Masters. You should practice that Simran and focus at the Eye Center. The Masters have given it as the Simran for us to do. We have to do this Simran, and when we do that, we go to the Eye Center.

Once we are at the Eye Center, we manifest the Form of the Master and, with the Grace of the Master, the Sound Current is also manifested...

The Master Who has given you the initiation is waiting for you to come to the Eye Center. That much duty is ours. We have to go to the Eye Center following His instructions. After that, the Master will take you further...

By doing Simran you manifest the Form the Master within. And once you have manifested the Master within, He will always be there with you, every second. And then, the Sound Current, which is resonating at the Eye Center, will take you further up. And on the Path from one Sound Current to the other Sound Current, it will take you back to God Almighty.

Once you have manifested the Radiant Form of the Master within, then He extends His Grace to you. And all that you require, He takes care and fulfills all the things that you want, and He is always there with you -- whether you go to America or you go to India or anywhere -- He is always with you.

One of the proofs that our Simran is being done correctly is that, in any kind of difficulty, we first remember Simran. When we are facing some difficulty -- even in a dream state -- and we start remembering our Simran and we start doing Simran in that state, then you can say that your Simran is now on the right path and you are doing it correctly.


-- Excerpts from: Simran Does Not Come Automatically To Us Unless We Develop That Habit, a Satsang Discourse by Baba Ram Singh Ji

 

 

 

* A Note About Simran – The Power of Repeating God’s Name


Repeating a Name (or Names) of God with love and devotion, called in the east "Simran", "Manas Jap", or "Zikhr," is one of the key spiritual exercises used to cultivate love for God and to invoke the Positive Power in our daily lives, making it possible to live a life of love. Simran is a mental repetition of a Name of God done during meditation, and this spiritual practice is also done during available moments throughout the day and night as a way to remember God all the time. Says Sant Tukarama:

 

"Such is God’s Name

that it heals the disease of the world.

Whosoever repeats the Lord’s Name

while engaged in earthly duties,

remains ever in a blissful state of divine communion.

One absorbed in the Lord’s Name, O Tuka,

has truly attained liberation while living."

 

This spiritual exercise of repeating God’s Name helps to uplift our day, to bring some of the heaven and bliss of meditation into our down-to-earth daily experience, and is a way to remember in a world of forgetfulness, to remain awake in a world of spiritual slumber, to abide in Truth, no longer dominated by the forces of illusion. Be who you really are wherever you go. ////////

 


 

 




Light and Sound on the Path: Life Has Been Wasted If We Do Not Enter the Eye Center

 


 

 

Light and Sound on the Path: Life Has Been Wasted If We Do Not Enter the Eye Center

 

 

 

 

"If we listen to Satsang every day, and we do Bhajan Simran every day, then we will definitely get success on this Path, and we will be fit for getting the Grace of our Masters." (Baba Ram Singh Ji)

 

The Third Eye in Meditation: “Close your eyes as in sleep, and look sweetly, lovingly, intently into the middle of the darkness lying in front of you. You will see a dark veil. That which sees the dark veil within, without the help of your physical eyes, IS the inner eye.” (Kirpal Singh)

 

"The eye through which I see God is the same eye through which God sees me; my eye and God's eye are one eye, one seeing, one knowing, one love." -- Meister Eckhart

 

 

 

  
Some Inspiration Today For Spiritual Seekers Looking For the Way to the Beyond, the Kingdom of the Heavens, the Way That Leads to the Worlds that are Within: Featuring the Wisdom of Hazur Baba Sawan Singh, Baba Somanath, Sant Kirpal Singh, Baba Ram Singh Ji (Guddella Ashram, Andhra Pradesh), Sarmad the Sufi Saint, Sant Dariya Sahib of Bihar, Niloba of Maharashtra, Sant Paltu Sahib, Sant Pippa Saheb, the Adi Granth (Guru Granth), Baba Kehar Singh, Huzur Maharaj Rai Saligram Bahadur, Baba Devi Sahab of Moradabad, and Swami Santsevi Ji Maharaj (Maharshi Mehi Ashram).

 

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Hazur Baba Sawan Singh: "The Saints tell mankind that above this dark world there are many higher and more beautiful spiritual regions, and that everyone in due course of time will rise to those regions. They speak always of the Divine Music of Naam, the Word of God, which their disciples hear and which, by its purifying and magnetic power, cleanses the minds of the disciples and draws their souls up to the higher domains."

 

 


 

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Simran Is The First Step In Sant Mat -- Sant Mat Satsang Podcast;

 

Meditation And Soul Travel is Death Before Dying -- Sant Mat Satsang Podcast (Spiritual Awakening Radio);

 

The Path of the Living Ones - Sant Mat Satsang Podcast With James Bean;

 

The Sermon on the Light -- If Your Eye Be Single, Your Whole Body Shall Be Full Of Light;

 

Why Vegetarianism Was Edited Out Of Early Christianity;

 

The Vegetarianism of Guru Nanak and the Sikh Scriptures -- Spiritual Awakening Radio Podcast;

 

A Reflection on the Impermanence of Spiritual Movements in a World of Samsara (Changes)

 

Esoteric Mystic Paths Like Sant Mat (The Path of the Masters) vs. Outer Exoteric World Religions;

 

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Simran Is The First Step In Sant Mat

 

Simran is the art of repeating a name or names of God in one's mind (manas jap, guru mantra) for the purpose of Remembering the Divine -- Practicing the Presence of God. It is a way to remain spiritually awake in a world of slumber, a way to remain centered instead of being thrown off-center by the influence of maya (illusion). In the Path of the Saints and Mystics this spiritual exercise of repeating or chanting Names of God is done not only in meditation practice, but as often as possible throughout the day as a way to spiritualize all aspects of life, inner and outer. Baba Ram Singh on Simran:

 

"So, when you are here, you should do Simran* as much as possible, while you are walking, while you are eating, and while going about your other work. And with this, you will get the Grace of Baba Ji. Because, when we do Simran like this and then when we sit for meditation, it is the Simran, which we have done the day long, that helps us at the time of meditation. If we are not doing Simran, then our mind is scattered, and all the other things then affect our meditations. So, we should spend as much time as possible and maximize our Simran. We should focus our attention towards Simran. Simran is the first step in Sant Mat, and it is only with Simran that we leave out the nine doors and come to the Tenth." (Baba Ram Singh Ji, from the satsang discourse, Simran Is The First Step In Sant Mat)

 

*Simran [Remembrance]: "Repetition of names or thoughts; in Sant Mat, the simran of worldly thoughts is controlled through the Simran of the Five Charged Names, repeated by an initiate throughout the day and when sitting for meditation as a means of collecting the thought currents at the Third Eye Center; also used as a password of sorts to higher planes and protection from Negative Power influences." (Glossary in the discourses of Baba Ram Singh)

 

 

 

 

Give Priority To Your Meditation (from a Satsang Discourse of Baba Ram Singh Ji)

 

THE PATH OF SANT MAT is the path of love and affection. Mahatmas have been explaining that the soul is a form of love and the Master is also a form of love. God Almighty Himself is a form of love. And the Path of going back to God Almighty is also a form of love. But ever since the soul has separated from God Almighty and has got engulfed in the net of Kal and Maya, it has separated from God Almighty and has manifested itself in the form of Kal and Maya here.

 

So, that same love, which has manifested in the outward pursuits of Kal and Maya here, if we are able to inwardly direct that same love and affection, then we can move within at great speed and velocity.

 

Therefore, our love and affection have to be prioritized. And, oftentimes, we prioritize all of the other things, all of our mundane activities, and other things. And because we have a love and affection for those things, we prioritize those and we say, "Okay, after we have finished all of those activities, we will sit for meditation." And then, sometimes we sit for meditation; sometimes we do not sit for meditation. And that's how our meditation gets affected.

 

So, if you have love and affection for your Master, then you will prioritize that love and affection for giving priority to your meditation first.

 

It is, therefore, incumbent on a disciple, once he has been initiated, to prioritize his meditation. He should always keep that to the forefront and do his meditation first, and then all of the other activities should follow that.

 

And why do we do this meditation? It is so that we get free from this ocean of life and death and we rid ourselves from this illness of life and death. And that is the technique -- that is the trick -- that the Master has taught us. That is what we should do -- and do it with a priority.

 

 


 

 

The Ladder Of The Sound Current Connects The Soul Back To God Almighty

 

Ever since God has created this whole Creation and has created the human body and human form, He has created the Path to go back, for the soul to go back, and meet God Almighty within the human form. This is not a Path created by any Mahatmas. It is a Path created by God Almighty Himself. It is a natural law that has made this. On the same Path, Saints have gone and met God Almighty with the Grace of Their Masters. And, on the same Path, we can also go with the Grace of our Masters and meet God Almighty.

 

There is one Sound Current emanating from God Almighty coming down, but there are five planes in-between. And each plane, where the Sound Current traverses, it makes a different sound.

 

So, this ladder of Sound Current is there connected within, and each step we take, each plane we cross, that same ladder is connected internally. The same Sound Current gets connected and goes back to God Almighty. It is on the Sound Current only that the soul rides and goes back to God Almighty, all which are connected within.

 

But, to manifest this Sound Current within, we have to take the help of Simran and Dhyan and we have to concentrate our attention, we have to focus our attention from outside, within. And that is how we will get to manifest the Sound Current within.

 

Our mind is scattered in outward, worldly thoughts. And it is continuously in the repetition of these thoughts, which are all outwardly drawn. And that is why the mind is also outwardly drawn. By doing the Simran of the Naam given at the time of initiation, we repeat that and the mind starts getting focused, and its attention gets focused within.

 

When we sit for meditation, we close our eyes and then we focus our thoughts at the back of the Eye Center. And our faculty of visualization is also there, which also visualizes the Form of the Master within. And by doing Simran, we concentrate our attention and focus at the back of the Eye Center. Then, automatically, when we sit for meditation, our attention starts getting focused on the Form of a Master at the back of the Eye Center.

 

There are the rishis and munis who also do meditation. But their meditation and their focus and attention are slightly different. Instead of focusing at the back of the Eye Center, what they do is, they start focusing on the chakras.

 

So, in the physical body, we have six chakras. And starting from the lowest chakra, they start doing the mantra. Each chakra has a mantra, and what they do is, they repeat the mantras. And, when a certain number of times that mantra is done, tens of thousands of times, then that chakra opens up. And, that way, they start progressing by opening each of these chakras and going inside and up within their body. So, for them to take and open each of the six chakras and then the seventh above that and go up, inside, it takes a very, very long time.

 

Mahatmas say that when someone has to climb a mountain and he is midway, standing on the mountain, there is no point in going down to the bottom of the mountain and then climbing all the way up again. Instead, he should climb upwards from where he is.

 

So, the soul is currently situated at the back of the Eye Center. And, therefore, Saints say that you start from there. You start focusing there and focus your attention where the soul and the Master stay. That is at the back of the Eye Center.

 

So, therefore, we should lovingly focus our attention and do the Simran and the Dhyan, that is, the contemplation of the Form of the Master while doing Simran at the back of the Eye Center. When we do this lovingly, we also start getting the Grace of the Master there.

 

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So, this morning time is good. We have woken up. Our mind is fresh and it is quiet. A quiet mind is good for meditation. So, we should close our eyes and get connected to Simran and Dhyan.

 

-- Baba Ram Singh Ji, Meditation Talk 08 Aug 2016 -- Morning

 

 


 

 

"Look at God within yourself, how ‘God is Light.’ For his Nature is a glorious, many-splendored Light. He manifests the Light of his Nature to those who love Him in all the worlds…" -- John of Dalyatha, Syriac Mystic

 

 


 

 

Ode 12: The Truth, the Word or Sound of the Logos, and the Aeons... the Cosmic Worlds

 

The Word of Truth filled me,

and in order that I might speak it.

And like the flowing of water,

truth flowed from my mouth,

and my lips declared its fruits.

And it increased in me it's Gnosis,

because the true Word is the

mouth of the Lord

and the gates of his Light.

And the most high gave the Word to his Aeons,

the interpreters of his beauty,

and the narrator's of his glory,

and the confessors of his thought,

and the revealers of his mind,

and the teachers of his works.

For the swiftness of the Word is indescribable,

and like its narration, so are its

swiftness and sharpness,

and its course is Limitless.

For it is the Light and dawning of thought.

And the Aeons spoke to one another by the Word

and they acquired speech,

those who were silent.

And from its was friendship and Harmony,

and they spoke, one to another by it.

And they were goaded by the Word

and knew him who had made them,

because they were in Harmony.

Because the mouth of the Most High

spoke to them,

For the dwelling place of the Word is man,

and it's truth is love.

 

(excerpted from the more 'Gnostic' Lattke translation of the Book of the Odes)

 

ODE 12 sounds almost like it was composed by the same folks behind the Gospel of John and other John community texts.

 

-- Ode 12, Odes of Solomon -- not really Solomon, as it's from a pseudepigraphicaly titled apocryphal text. An accurate title would be, The First Known Collection of Hymns (Psalms) from Early Christianity Preserved in Syriac-Aramaic, Coptic, and Greek

 

 



 

 

 

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Light and Sound on the Path: May You Always Find Genuineness in What's Presented Here As We Explore A Spiritual Path Called Sant Mat

 

 

 

Light and Sound on the Path: May You Always Find Genuineness in What's Presented Here As We Explore A Spiritual Path Called Sant Mat

 

 

 


 

 

This Light 

 

Astonishing, this light, so different -- 

even with eyes closed you see it.

It was never lit, nor does it ever go out

-- the luminous soul makes it shine eternally.

No colour yet all colours,

this light is illumined by life itself.

Nila says, Today God in his grace

used my offering of the lamp of devotion

simply as an excuse

to let me experience this light.

 

-- Niloba of Maharashtra

 

 

 


 

 

Huzur Maharaj Rai Saligram Bahadur: "If someone's mind is inordinately attracted towards some particular worldly affairs, or towards some particular person, or entertains strong feelings of enmity or grudge against anyone, then also he will have little love in the Holy Feet of the Supreme Being, and for this reason, his mind will not apply itself to devotional practices, and he will find little pleasure in them. To sum up, therefore, a true satsangi should as far as possible, detach himself [or herself] from worldly affairs every day, and should increase his love and attachment in the Feet of the Supreme Being. The extent to which his mind gets relieved of worldly attachments, is love in the Feet of the Supreme Being will increase and the bliss of Bhajan and Dhyan [meditation including inner Sound Meditation] will also be felt in a greater degree, and he will experience internally greater Daya [Grace]."

 

 


 

 

Sant Dariya Sahib of Bihar: "The Lord thoughtfully spoke this word to Dariya: 'Boundless indeed is My Naam. Let one hold fast to Naam with one-pointed attention -- Kal [lord of time and illusion, the negative power] can never go near such a person. Let one merge one's attention into Naam while standing or sitting, and let one direct one's love to the Divine inner sight. If one bears the Satguru's imprint, his authentic passport and his spiritual coin for transaction, one will certainly go across the ocean of the world (samsara). Such a one discards the deception of gods and goddesses and, being engaged in the true practice [surat shabd yoga], is steeped in the Lord's love [bhakti]. Giving up delusion, he endearingly holds fast to the Beloved, nurturing the true love obtained from the Satguru. While standing or sitting he thinks of the Lord and remains absorbed in the Sound Current. He takes shelter under the Truth and thus brings Kal to defeat.'" (Book of Gyan Deepak)

 

 

 


 

 

Beyond the Material Five Senses are Subtle Spiritual Senses: Spiritual Seeing, Spiritual Hearing, etc...: "Since the exterior senses, by hearing, by sight, by the sense of smell and of touch, are not able to search out the innermost mysteries of the natures, on this account God conceals within the inner members a nature having senses more subtle than all the bodies. Now because of the subtleness of its stirrings, this nature searches out the hidden wisdom of the things created by the Lord of all." (John the Solitary, "John the Solitary On the Soul", Syriac mystic -- I have a great fondness for the depth of the Syriac mystics)

 

 

 


 

 

"Within This Body" --

Mystic Poem of Sant Tulsi Sahib

 

Within this body

breathes the secret essence.

Within this body

beats the heart of the Vedas.

Within this body

shines the entire Universe,

so the saints say.

Hermits, ascetics, celibates

- all are lost

seeking Him

in endless guises.

Seers and sages perfectly parrot

the scriptures and holy books,

blinded by knowledge.

Their pilgrimage,

and fasting,

and striving

but delude

Despite their perfect practice,

they discover no destination.

Only the saints

who know the body's heart

have attained the Ultimate, O Tulsi.

Realize this, and you've found your freedom

(while teachers trapped in tradition

know only the mirage

in the mirror).

 

 

 


 

 

Inner Sound Meditation Leading to Anami Oneness: "The ascension of the soul in the reverse direction of flow of streams of sounds can thus be compared to the swimming of fishes. Hence the Yoga of Sound has also been referred to as "mina marg" (mina meaning fish and marg meaning path). Thus, climbing further and further, leaving all the five spheres behind one after another, the soul finally transcends even the domain of the Quintessential Unstruck Sound and merges into the 'Anami' (Nameless/Soundless) or 'Kaivalyatita' (beyond Kaivalya or the Conscious) State to be one with [merge with] the Supreme Godhead, to be God Himself. Thus yoga or union or bhakti (devotion) gets completed."

 

-- Swami Achyutanand Baba, The Yoga of Inner Light and Sound

 

 

 


 

 

Excerpts from a Satsang Discourse by Baba Somanath Commenting on Verses of Soamiji Maharaj  (from Sar Bachan, Bachan 19, Shabd 13)

 

Soamiji Maharaj: "The Guru says all the world is blind. No one grasps the secret of the inner way."

 

Baba Somanath: "This is the bani [hymn] of Param Sant Satguru Hazur Swami Ji. He says that all the world is blind. Why? In the beginning, the Almighty Lord put the Path to meet Him within us and then He sent us into this world. And if that inner eye opens, then we will reunite with the Lord. But through millions of yugas [vast epochs of time] and incarnations, we have been running outward. Lord Kal [the negative power] has placed the curtain of mind and Maya [illusion] over the soul and has cast it into the outer world. And becoming extroverted, the soul is always hurrying forward, never looking back to realize the True Home that it left so long ago."  

 

Soamiji Maharaj: "Everyone is wandering outside aimlessly.  No one catches hold of the Shabd [Sound] within."

 

Baba Somanath: "It is just like the water and the waves. Our entire lifespan is consumed counting the waves. Millions of yugas have passed in this way. But what is the nature of a wave? It is composed of water. But if we are under the illusion that the wave is something substantial in itself, if we forget the wave is only water, if we think of the wave as something separate from the water, then we do not understand its real nature.

 

"In the same way, all the jivas [souls], becoming infatuated with the pleasures created by mind and Maya, rush about in the external world and waste their allotted span of life. Under this illusion, the jiva says, 'Who is equal to me? What shortcoming is there in me?' We may think this, we may think that, but when the breaths finish what remains? Only a heap of earth, nothing more. We have become so identified with this heap of earth that we think it is our true self. And in our ignorance, we assert: 'Who can compare with me?'"

 

Soamiji Maharaj: "The Guru proclaims ceaselessly: 'Search for the Shabd within.'"

 

Baba Somanath: "The Satguru constantly tries to make us understand. What does He tell us? 'Brother, take your mind away from the disturbance of this world, from 'I and mine,' from enjoying the sense pleasures, and fix it within at the point between the two eyes [third eye]. When the mind becomes concentrated, that Inner Power will call you of itself. That Power is the Sound Current, the Word, the Akash-bani (Etheric Sound). Concentrate your attention on that Sound Current -- do not look this way and that."

 

Soamiji Maharaj: "Only some rare worthy one stands firm on the support of the Master's words."

 

Baba Somanath: "As soon as the rare, worthy disciples hear the Guru's words, they take them to their hearts.  The instant they hear those words they act upon them. But the unworthy disciples take the Guru's words as ordinary and carelessly discard them.

 

"Who are the worthy disciples of the highest order? 'They meet with the True Guru if emancipation is written in their destiny.'  Whoever has once attained the inner darshan [vision] of the perfect Satguru, whoever has learned the inner secret, their work is accomplished. This is the highest grade of worthy disciple. Such a disciple is like the pearl oyster who swims to the surface of the water and opens its mouth to receive the raindrops that fall during the swati nakshatra. As soon as it catches that swati raindrop, it closes its mouth, and from that drop, it creates the priceless divine pearl in its within.

 

"So, Swami Ji Maharaj says that as soon as those rare worthy disciples hear the Guru's words, they mold their lives according to His instructions. They act on His words and do not allow their minds to wander here and there. They never listen to the advice of the mind."

 

Soamiji Maharaj: "Everything of the world appears flawed and false.  Only the devotion to the Guru is True."

 

Baba Somanath: "Those souls who remain absorbed in the Naam day and night regard the world as a debased place. They understand the bonds that keep us shackled, and they see clearly the nets that Kal has spread. Now our love and affection for this outer world is so strong that we cannot leave it, so how can our love become attached to the Lord? Love is only way. Either you can attach it to the Naam, or you can attach it to the world.

 

Soamiji Maharaj: "Going into the shelter of Radhaswami [Lord of the Soul], the jiva swims across the ocean of existence."

 

Baba Somanath: "Whoever does the practice of Surat and Shabd* will cross over the ocean of existence."

 

* Surat Shabd Yoga Meditation

 

 

 


 

 

Vegetarian Saying of Jesus: "Now beware in yourselves that your hearts do not become heavy with the eating of flesh and with the intoxication of wine and with the anxiety of the world, and that day come up upon you suddenly; for as a snare it will come upon all them that dwell on the surface of the earth." (Jesus, Syriac-Aramaic Luke 21:34, edited out of the Greek manuscripts but remaining in: Evangelion Da-Mepharreshe, The Curetonian Version of the Four Gospels, With Readings of the Sinai Palimpset and the Early Syriac Patristic Evidence, Volume One)

 

 


 

 

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Light and Sound on the Path: If Your Eye Be Single, Your Whole Body Shall Be Full Of Light

 

 

 

Light and Sound on the Path: If Your Eye Be Single, Your Whole Body Shall Be Full Of Light

 

 

 

 

 

 

Podcast: The Sermon on the Light -- If Your Eye Be Single, Your Whole Body Shall Be Full Of Light: I begin by sharing this unique arrangement of passages on the theme of spiritual-mystical Light attributed to Jesus found in all of the available ancient texts. I call it, "The Sermon on the Light", since it really does read, and when said out loud, sounds like a spiritual discourse on the theme of Light spoken long ago in antiquity by a spiritual Master to some of his students. Also today, a discourse on how to find your third or single eye. "If your eye be single, your whole body shall be full of Light."

 

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Quotes during today's podcast come from: Jesus (Yeshua), Bible: New Testament, Gospel of Matthew, Gospel of John, Nag Hammadi Library (Gnostic Gospels): Apocryphon of James, Dialogue of the Saviour, Saint Jerome, Symeon, Hazur Baba Sawan Singh, Sant Kirpal Singh, Sant Tulsi Sahib, Swamiji Maharaj, About the Ihidaya, Gospel of Thomas, Pistis Sophia (The Resurrection Gospel of Faith Wisdom), George Fox of the Quakers, Saint Isaac the Syrian, Syriac Fathers on Prayer and the Spiritual Life, Joseph the Visionary, John of Dalyatha, John the Solitary, and Dadu Dayal.

 

"Seek, all of you, after the Light, so that the power of your soul that is in you may live. Do not cease seeking day or night until you find the mysteries of the Kingdom of Light, which will purify you, make you into pure Light and lead you into the Kingdom of the Light." (Post Resurrection Gospel of Pistis Sophia, the Book of Faith Wisdom)

 

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Satsang Discourses from: Sawan Singh, Baba Somanath, Baba Ram Singh, and Kirpal Singh

 

 

"Love enables us to feel a kinship with all life on earth -- to feel that all are children of the same benevolent Father. All jealousy and 'otherness' disappear from the heart as soon as love comes in. Love is the path of complete self-sacrifice and giving one's heart away. Love is a constant and everlasting pull. A heart in which love has made a permanent abode is no longer subject to the mutations of time. It is free from transmigration. It is always enraptured with the ever-abiding sweetness of love. Love is a bond which can neither be loosened nor severed. Love is the vital sustenance of the world -- the life sap of our very existence. It is the foundation of purity and simplicity. Without it the world would be an abandoned wasteland. It is the vital essence that keeps our life flourishing and prosperous." (Hazur Baba Sawan Singh, My Submission)

 

 

 

 

"Until you understand the Truth, love will not enter your heart. And until the love manifests within you, that Almighty Lord, who is love personified, will not meet you.  A friendship is formed when the love of the Lord and the love of the soul become one, both without and within. When your within overflows with love, then that Loving Power will be attracted to you.  He will become your Friend." -- Baba Somanath Ji

 

 

 

 

Satsang And Meditation Are The Nutrients Of Our Soul, Spiritual Discourse by Baba Ram Singh (in the lineage of Baba Somanath and Huzur Baba Sawan Singh)

 

Santji would often say this, "Leave a hundred things and go and attend the Satsang. And leave a thousand things and sit for meditation." Because this is the true work for which God Almighty has given us this body.

 

All the other things that we are doing, we do for others. Whether it is nurturing of our children, it is for the children. Whether it is working in employment or farming or for a business, it is for that particular occupation or service or business. So, all of the things that we are engaged in is all work being done for others.

 

So, what is the work that we are really doing for ourselves for which we have been sent into this world?

 

Satsang and meditation are the nutrients of our soul.

 

Sant Ji used to often say, "Like we give food to the body, it is very important for us to give food and water for the soul."

 

So, the Satsang that we listen to is the water that we are giving to the soul and the Bhajan Simran that we are doing is the food that we are giving to the soul. When we give this food and water -- the Satsang and Bhajan Simran -- to the soul, the soul becomes stronger and the mind becomes weaker.

 

On the contrary, when we do our outward things, then the mind becomes stronger and the soul is becoming weaker. So, it is very important for us to give proper food and water to the soul.

 

It is very important for us to listen to Satsang every day and sit for meditation and do our Simran Dhyan Bhajan every day. Whenever we work out a schedule for the day, we should always prioritize our meditation and keep that first on the schedule and complete our meditation. And, only then, get on with the other duties.

 

We do the opposite. We usually give time for every other thing and then, if we have some spare time, we give it for meditation or Simran. And we often forget our Simran and meditation.

 

Now, when we do like this, mind becomes stronger, and then it takes us away from all of this.

 

As to why we do not do our meditation and we do not listen to Satsang regularly, it is because we do not have faith -- adequate faith -- in it. We do not have that much love and affection for our Master and for our Bhajan Simran. We are manifested completely outside. So, we are identifying ourselves with everything outside. We have complete faith in what we see outside and we have our full love and affection for everything that we are doing outside. And that is why we are not able to sit and do that meditation regularly and listen to Satsang regularly.

 

When we make it a habit of sitting regularly for our meditation and we make it a habit to listen to Satsang every day, then slowly, our mind will become weaker and we will be able to spend more time doing our meditation. And we will start enjoying that meditation more.

 

So, we should make it a part of our schedule, our daily schedule, and we should prioritize our Bhajan Simran and keep that as the first thing in the schedule. By doing that, our love and affection will grow towards our Master and towards Naam and meditation. And we will start, more and more, enjoying it and doing it.

 

So, the atmosphere is very quiet and nice and we should make the most of this. We should close our eyes and sit for our meditation.

 

(Morning Meditation Talk, Aug 8th, 2018, Guddella Ashram, Andhra Pradesh)

 

 

 

 

"Meditation is the process of withdrawing the attention from the world outside, and focusing it at the seat of the soul in the body, behind and between the eyebrows. This point is known as the inner eye, third eye, the single eye... In order to withdraw our attention and focus it on this point, mind must be controlled and stilled. Sit in one pose, and move not your head, limbs or eyes. Sit straight but relaxed with no tension in the body below. Sit still, please. Close your eyes as in sleep, and look sweetly, lovingly, intently into the middle of the darkness lying in front of you. You will see a dark veil. That which sees the dark veil within, without the help of your physical eyes, is the inner eye." -- Kirpal Singh

 

"True discipleship does not start until one has risen above body consciousness." -- Kirpal Singh

 

"He who has once been initiated by a competent Master is assured, once and for all, his liberation from the bondage of mind and matter; it is but a question of time. The seed of spirituality sown in him is bound to sprout and fructify. The spirituality when awakened and the spiritual experience gained must develop, and the Master Power cannot rest contented until the child owned is reared and taken home to the house of the Father.

 

"Man has got himself so enmeshed in mind and the outgoing faculties that his release from them can only be brought about by struggle and perseverance. His plight is, in a way, similar to that of a bird that has been kept in a cage for so many years. Even if you should open the door of the cage, the bird will be loathe to fly out. Instead, it will fly from one side of the cage to the other, clinging with its talons to the wire mesh, but it does not wish to be free and fly out through the open door of the cage.

 

"Similarly, the soul has become so attached to the body and the outgoing faculties that it clings to outside things and does not wish to let go of them. It does not wish to fly through the door that has been opened by the Master at the time of Holy Initiation, at the threshold of which the Radiant Form of the Master is patiently waiting to receive the child disciple. True discipleship does not start until one has risen above body consciousness." -- Sant Kirpal Singh Ji

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Path of the Living Ones - Sant Mat Satsang Podcast

 



The Path of the Living Ones - Sant Mat Satsang Podcast

 

 

 


 

 

The Path of the Living Ones - Sant Mat Satsang Podcast @ Youtube: 

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Today a satsang discourse based upon: The Syriac Book of the Odes; The Great Song to Mani, in, The Gnostic Bible: "You Freed Souls from Samsara (the World of Changes), Ignorance, and Gave Wisdom"; The Gospel of Thomas; Path of the Masters, by Julian P. Johnson; Sar Bachan Radhasoami Poetry; Discourse from Baba Somanath; Inner Light and Sound Meditation Practice According to Yogani Mataji (Disciple of Baba Faqir Chand); Maharshi Mehi Paramhans on Daily Meditation Practice; "The Contemplative Eye of the Soul" from the Corpus Hermeticum; LIVING ONES: Baba Ram Singh on Simran Practice; Swami Vyasanand on "The Traveler of the Subtle Inner Path"; Correct Posture, and Inner Light Meditation Practice by Shri Bhagirath Baba; and, Swami Achyutanand on Inner Sound Meditation Leading to the Ascension of the Soul to the Realm of Anami, the Soundless State, the Many Reuniting With the One.

 

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Gratitude For Divine Grace, also, A Collection of Syriac and Gospel of Thomas Podcasts

 

 

Gratitude For Divine Grace, also, A Collection of Syriac and Gospel of Thomas Podcasts

 

 


 

 

“When evening comes, collect your thoughts and ponder over the entire course of the day: observe God’s provincial care for you, consider the grace which he has wrought in you throughout the whole span of the day; consider the rising of the moon, the joy of daylight, all the hours and moments, the divisions of time, the sight of different colors, the beautiful adornment of creation, the course of the sun, the growth of your own stature, how your own person has been protected; consider the blowing of the winds, the ripe and varied fruits, how the elements minister to your comfort, how you have been preserved from accidents, and all of the other activities of grace. When you have pondered on all this, wonder at God’s love towards you will spring up within you, and gratitude for his acts of grace will bubble up inside you.” (John the Solitary, Moran Etho: Spirituality in the Syriac Tradition, by Sebastian P. Brock)

 

Spiritual Awakening Radio Podcasts @ Youtube on the Syriac Mystics, Gospel of Thomas, Odes of Solomon and Acts of Thomas, Favorites of the Syriac East

 

The Syriac Mystics of Eastern Christianity:

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Receiving Inner Guidance in the Silence of Meditation:

https://youtu.be/dN61IeUQHpc

 

Lost Psalms of The New Testament Discovered: The Odes of Solomon:

https://youtu.be/peHg5tBVWyg

 

The Spiritual Message of the Gospel of Thomas and the Syriac Mystics:

https://youtu.be/Pixrz4pYAzY

 

The Gospel of Thomas as a Kind of ‘Second Coming’ of Christ, “Thomsonian” Sayings of Jesus Quoted in Other Ancient Texts: 

https://youtu.be/1Xl3xp6Ywe8

 

 

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