This urges the reader to attempt the Path for himself, which is by no means impossible, for that Path is utterly independent of any outer conditions, such as race, age, worldly position, family ties, and so on. The attention must be directed to the pronunciation of the words concenteation should then be said many thousands of times daily. Always he advises, supports and encourages those inspired toward true spirituality as being the highest and the ultimate aim. However, the reverse of this, i. He accepts everything as given, and disappointment is the common result.
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This urges the reader to attempt the Path for himself, which is by no means impossible, for that Path is utterly independent of any outer conditions, such as race, age, worldly position, family ties, and so on. The attention must be directed to the pronunciation of the words concenteation should then be said many thousands of times daily.
Always he advises, supports and encourages those inspired toward true spirituality as being the highest and the ultimate aim. However, the reverse of this, i. He accepts everything as given, and disappointment is the common result.
For example, it could be used in conjunction with No. I know of many such examples. Concentration — Mouni Sadhu — Google Books Includes notes between Mouni Sadhu and the publisher, letters, manuscripts and 23 additional folios indexed similar to this:.
Our consciousness is a fragment of His consciousness, no matter how infinitesimal it may appear to us at first sight.
This is also quite a good conditionas there is every chance that the highest principle in man is driving him on, without expressing itself through the mind. The patient who could only Speak with great difficulty murmured: When stricken by disease, the great saints do not usually seek a cure, for they have practical knowledge of the source of suffering and infirmity and their meaning. I recently recieved a copy of this manuscript from the Concenyration Authors Society. This is what Mouni Sadhu talks about and what we are attempting to do.
Concentration will not necessarily cure your physical diseases or change your personal karma. The unavoidable and quite justifiable questions which he will ask are: So, in this book, I have systematically collected together a number of practical exercises, all of which have been cconcentration and tested as regards their effectiveness before being selected for the following chapters.
On occasions when I have left sticks of Indian incense burning in my bedroom, I have often dreamt of being in a temple and watching puja a kind of Hindu massand in dreams other incidents from my life in the East have also returned again to my memory. You will also find another important statement, with which, however, I am not in full agreement. On the other hand, an average man, not affected by any of the above-mentioned blemishes of character or body, will undoubtedly enjoy a fair reward from an earnestly undertaken study of the subject.
It is the Vichara, and you will hear more about moubi in Part IV when you have already mastered the other three parts. Written after a lifelong study of sadhi 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. The striving after these occult powers as an aim, is wrong and does not take 53 Concentration The Western Tradition Heart before Mind us closer to the spiritual realization of being.
Further, the rider and his horse are two, not one. My library Help Advanced Book Search. In when I was occasionally in Kiev, the ancient capital of the Ukraine, I used to visit the famous old monastery of Petchersk, built about years ago, whose subterranean galleries went deep under the River Dnieper. Another explanation may be even better: Book originally published [in] Gandhinagar Ramnarayan Press: It is quite a ssdhu problem to that of learning the concentrattion conceptions of, say, philosophy from books and lectures.
He kindly recommended his own monastery. In spite of this the danger exists. Concentratiob all theories, all byy knowledge, falls into dust when one stands face to face with a perfect man. Disciplining the mind should in fact be shortening the leash and the owner having the strength to not move in the direction the dog is pulling. The summit of right attitude was many times stressed by those earlier spiritual brothers of present-day men.
This book will test your will power but what you gain is worth the work you put in to it. But actually, at the present time, there is little likelihood of seeing a tme master alive on this earth, for one departed only a few years ago, and they do not come too often.
The mind will never be able to act upon the mind and prevent it from thinking. The other important finding is that this battery can be enlarged by exercising your savhu. Similarly, a blunt knife or a saw does not cut well and the result is unsatisfactory since the effort is wasted by being spread over too large an area and too many points.
And it is the surrender—even for a short time—to the Highest. They ocncentration, indeed, only temporary and do not exist for ever. Most 10 Related.
I recently read a book titled Willpower by Roy F Baumeister. The book sheds light on willpower in a scientific way with plenty of examples of studies that have been conducted over the past couple of decades and some of the conclusions that have been drawn. The gist of it is that willpower can be likened to a battery, much like Mouni Sadhu described it in Concentration. You have a certain amount available to you throughout the day and you slowly deplete it as you do your daily activities.
Grogul There was too wide a gap between the elementary exercises—which could not confer any special abilities on me so soon—and the abstract and ready- made ideas, borrowed from what to me at the time, was a foreign philosophy. Just as the attitude of the student is of first-class importance to success, so the duty of the author is to help his readers, without allowing any good approach to be spoiled by his lack of personal experience. Jan 03, Calico Jack rated it it was amazing. Meditate at length about this until you are utterly convinced of the truth of the statement.