In these pages Mouni Sadhu, the author of such well-known books as Samadhi 10 Concentration Contents PREFACE – page 9 PART I INTRODUCTION 1. Mouni Sadhu (17 August – 24 December ) was the nom de plume of Mieczyslaw . In his preface to Concentration Mouni Sadhu introduces the reader to the works of Yogi Ramacharaka and Yoga, stating: ‘More than half a century. Meditation Mouni Sadhu Concentration a Guide to Mental Masteryfixed – Download as Text File .txt), PDF File .pdf) or read online.
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Let us analyse the first part of it which shows that the power of the mind manifests itself only in the thinking process. And those who approach the Infinite Lord by their devotion, devoid of egoism and greed, will also find what they are seeking.
Open Preview See a Problem? It is worth mentioning that the idea will not appear if the possibility does not conentration for the enlargement of consciousness in this way.
But this wisdom must invariably be obtained here and now, for it is evident from the foregoing, that death cannot bring us any ‘additional’ knowledge, which has had no prior existence.
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Be careful, and do not succumb to this malady. A Modern Evaluation of Occultism and Spiritual Paths where he says “Occultism is neither a synonymous term nor a substitute for spirituality, and spiritual men do not necessarily come from the ranks of occultists. To begin with, we will define two aspects of siddhis—involuntary and voluntary. At this point I would like to quote from the sayings of the most recent of the great Indian Rishis or sages —Sri Ramana Maharshi who was a contemporary authority on occult psychology and all questions pertaining to the human mind: Now we should concentrattion our attention to another very important factor in a spiritual search, also based on the one-pointedness of the mind.
Such men forget that books are much more numerous than the weeks and months they have yet savhu live through. The next pan is clearer still. However, the reverse of this, i. What results can I expect from my exercises, if I am unable, at the desired moment to stop my anger or greed against someone near me and consequently ceaselessly think about him?
In contemporary occult and psychological literature we can find an excess of’aids’ in all directions. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Their practices were very different from those of the average faithful Christian.
When you study Chapters XIX and XX, remember this one, so that many things appearing here may be recalled before the tribunal of your consciousness, then widened by the exercises of that part of the course. Even Christ did not cure all the sick and disabled when He walked amongst us in Palestine. If God is the only possible, and hence self-contained existence, embracing all and everything, penetrating the wholeness of manifestation like the ether of the ancient philosophers, then His reflections and rays must of necessity participate in Him.
I am only God’s servant, a man like yourself. There exists an unfortunate disproportion between materialistic knowledge and that of practical psychology which latter is simply another name for true occultism. If you persevere the solution will come of itself as in the first case, and attainment is always the same.
Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Janice rated it it was amazing Oct 16, One more thing to mention is composition of the exercises.
No tme master ever cared a rap for occult powers, for he has no need of them in his daily life. Some people believe that it is impossible to practise Jnana before some degrees of Raja- and Hatha-Yogas have been mastered. I am referring to the cures and other super-physical activities of those few ‘friends of God’ as Paul Sedir so beautifully styled them. Jan 03, Calico Jack rated it it was amazing. But concentration in itself is proof of a more developed one.
There is no harm in such imagination, which will eventually disappear of itself, when in due course you learn more about how to use pure will-power to achieve your aim.
If well performed, it may give the student much self-confidence and faith in his powers, apart from incontestable proof of the possibility of influencing matter by the direct concentration of the human will, with all the resultant sequences, which the student can investigate and realize for himself. Later on, the process may become much faster, as your experience grows and with it—your will-power.
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Quite logically, Sri Maharshi ascribes every evil and all misery to the primary ignorance i. The Christ called it—’the Perfect Truth’, and ascribed to it all possible powers ‘If you have faith as a grain of mustard seed, you shall say to this mountain: Part III gives the necessary instructions in this matter. Leaving our feet uncovered during cold weather will often cause us to dream of standing in water or on ice; there are many other tricks known to psychologists, but this is not the place to quote them.
Fortunately, even for such malicious deeds a considerable degree of the same ability of concentration is always needed. A little more practice will do you good.
A mind unacquainted with strong concentrated thinking about very simple objects first needs to eradicate the old bad habits. While the saint repeats his prayers day and night, the yogi will do the same with his mantras, pranic currents or mental images. Their number is legion; clairvoyance, clairaudience and such things are not worth having, when so much far greater illumination and peace of mind are possible without them than with them.
There were no requests for earthly benefits, no thoughts and perhaps, no emotions according to the everyday meaning; but just this mute, mysterious ‘spiritual prayer’ so well known to the first Fathers of the Christian faith and to the later great followers of the Teacher Himself, like St Francis of Assisi, St Vincent, St Jean de Vianney of France who lived only a century ago and many others unknown to the general public like St Seraphim of Sarov in East Russia 18th Centuryand so on.
Persons who have temporarily lost the link between their astral counterpart and physical body because of anesthetics as used in operations often report that their conscious existence was then concentrtion to dreaming and sometimes even to a full dimming of all awareness. And there lies the greatest chance of success. Thomas Merton was not in a position to accept such an offer and the book was not published. But the degree of concentration needed for such a lofty goal is infinitely greater than that required for Raja- or Mantra-Yoga.
Written after a lifelong study of the matter and based on experience, Meditation opens a new realm in human consciousness, to be appreciated by all those who believe that continuing spiritual and intellectual progress is needful to enrich our daily lives. One cold night I had a horrible dream in which I was trapped by a mountain landslide with great masses of earth pressing on sadhh chest and suffocating me.