14 June | Sacred Readings v1

THE POWER OF DHARANA, DHIYANA, AND SAMYAMA YOGA

First I will give the idea of Samyama from Katha : “The Wise should sink the Speech into Mind. Mind should sink into Intellect. Intellect should sink into Self. The Self should sink into the Great Self. The Great Self should sink into Eternal Peace (Self-God).

First. Lips should close, ears should open.
Second. Mind should stop wandering about.
Third. Thoughts should he suppressed, the Intuition should be developed.
Fourth. Intuition should be suppressed and Ego should be felt.
Fifth. Ego should be merged, blended into the Great Self.
The Great Self into Self Peace.” (God–Universal Soul).

The above reference is to the practice of Yoga known as Samyama.

Kundalini, The Mother of the Universe by Rishi Singh Gherwal


ILLUSIONS

Some will even interpret the very dream they are dreaming; and only when they awake do they know it was a dream. By and by comes the Great Awakening, and then we find out that this life is really a great dream. Fools think they are awake now, and flatter themselves…

Chuang Tzu


THE SLAVE OF THE LAMP

…there came to me assurance of a truth, of all truths most inspiring to one in despair in the Iron Age and lost amid the undergrowths of being. I became aware of a swift echo or response to my own moods in circumstance…

George William Russell