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The Revelation of Satsang

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The Revelation of Satsang

The inclination at the core of un-enlightenment is seeking. It can be felt through the dramatization of the sensation of separation and abandonment. This form of dis-ease is manifested through the tendency to react to the binding effects of self contraction. When there is true understanding, you will be established in the revelation of the unspeakable God. By the completion of this yoga, you will dwell in the house of the divine for eternity as you always have. When enlightenment is enjoyed the true revelation of satsang is realized.

 


Radiate Like a Flower

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Radiate Like a Flower

Why doesn’t a flower demonstrate the qualities of contraction in the face of its inevitable temporariness? A flower never exuberates the signs of suffering in regards to death. It is simply a flower! It just continues to be radiant despite its impermanence. It is what it is in the midst of the moment. It does not exist separate from itself. It is always the “me” or the “I” that is looking to the past or the future, it is this individuation that is causing our suffering. The flower does not have this, it is simply radiant. Transcend the “I” and you will radiate like a flower.

 




Glossary

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Amrita Nadi

Amrita Nadi is the intuited framework of manifest existence.  Amrita Nadi is the core structure of Consciousness and all conditional form as it can be said to be the nerve in which the nectar flows. When the intuition of Amrita Nadi is enjoyed, all is known in truth.  In one who lives the profound wisdom of the Heart, the Guru and God are perfectly understood. For a realized being who intuits the true nature of consciousness, there is the spontaneous enjoyment of Amrita Nadi. A person who directly intuits Amrita Nadi understands the true nature of the Heart and of manifest existence. Amrita Nadi is the transcendental quality of form and of all existence.

 

Ananda

Ananda is a common Eastern word for Bliss. It is an aspect of the eternal reality. Ananda is prior to thought and form; it arises when the duality of mind is transcended.  For the one who understands Ananda, it is intuited as perfect bliss. Yogic Ananda  arises whenever the cycle of emotional subjectivity is purified. A person who is perfectly realized, is one in whom Ananda is enjoyed.

 

Contraction

Contraction is a subtle activity, structure, or sensation. It is a form of limited self awareness that we are always suffering from. Contraction is a cramped sensation, or resistance in the midst of the body. It is the primary activity at the root of all ordinary manifestations of suffering. This contraction is the condition of all who suffer the limitations of bodily existence. Contraction is the avoidance of relationship; it’s the continuous activity of the average unconscious person. Any action or association that is directed toward maintaining the illusion of separate existence is a contraction.

 

Darshan

The word Darshan means sight, or vision. It is understood  as an instance of beholding. To have the blessing of Darshan is to have a glimpse, or a seeing. It is to behold the manifestation of the divine presence before you. Sometimes the word Darshan is used in reference to the recognizing of a great master, or teacher who represents the divine process. When Darshan is enjoyed, the revelation of the truth is revealed.

 

Dharma

The Dharma is the universal law, or way of Truth. It is expressed  through the behaviors and systems that support it. The Dharma is represented by the teaching of the divine order of the Universe. To live the disciplines and conditions of real consciousness is to live the Dharma. To fulfill ones Dharma is to be liberated or enlightened.

 

Ego

The Ego is the force of individual awareness. It exists as an activity of contraction from relationship. It is the illusion of separation from life and God. The thoughts and actions that arise from the ego are inconsequential if the activity of contraction is not witnessed. The lessons we learn in life reveal our participation in creating this illusionary belief that we are this separate individual, or Ego.

 

Sadhana

Sadhana is the truest form of action in regards to spiritual life, it is the genuine practice of living in relationship. The word sadhana is generally used to refer to spiritual practices that are directed towards the goal of spiritual attainment or enlightenment.  In this case it is used to refer to actions which are taken  after one has already understood.  

 

Satsang

Satsang is relationship. It has been understood to be a purifying force at every level of manifest existence and consciousness. Satsang has commonly been used to refer to the practice of spending time in the company of a person of wisdom. On occasion, it has been enjoyed with sacred images and at holy places. Satsang is the genuine enjoyment of being purified of suffering in this moment. The relationship between a genuine teacher and his devotee is what is signified here by the use of the term Satsang. Enjoyment of Satsang is the purifying force of true relationship.

 

Siddha

Siddha is a sanskrit word meaning completed or perfect. A Siddha is an awakened being who lives consciously as the Heart for all living beings. The term is used to refer to the awakened masters who communicate the living force of Reality through the enjoyment of Enlightenment. The word siddha can also be used in regards to one who has divine siddhis, or powers.

 

 

 


Suffering and Contraction

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Suffering and Contraction

Contraction is a subtle activity, structure, or sensation. It is a form of limited self awareness that we are always suffering from. Contraction is a cramped sensation, or resistance in the midst of the body. It is the primary activity at the root of all ordinary manifestations of suffering. This contraction is the condition of all who suffer the limitations of bodily existence. Contraction is the avoidance of relationship; it’s the continuous activity of the average unconscious person. Any action or association that is directed toward maintaining the illusion of separate existence is a contraction