Concentration. Mouni Sadhu. 3. PREFACE. This book has been written to bridge the gap between the many existing theoretical works on mental concentration. Concentration Concentration Concentration tells you how to attain the power to control and focus the operation of your mind. In these pages Mouni Sadhu, the. Title, Concentration Mandala Books. Author, Mouni Sadhu. Edition, reprint. Publisher, Mandala Books, Original from, the University of California. Digitized.
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Jun 10, Dave Romain rated it it was amazing. Man’s consciousness is able to merge into and become one with the consciousness of the Whole, i. Having read this chapter, you are in a position to analyse and decide for yourself whether or not you are ripe enough.
Western psychological science with all its innumerable conceptions really has little experimental and experiential knowledge about the constitution of the human mind.
Saints and yogis gain control of themselves by steady practice. Which of them do you accept and invite, and which do you reject and repel? The final and culminating book in the ‘Mystic Trilogy’, Samadhihas the dedication, ‘To the Light which illumines every man who comes into the World’. To begin with, we will define two aspects of siddhis—involuntary and voluntary. Things must cobcentration discovered and tried personally, as no one else can eat and digest food for you in order to give you the necessary strength to live.
And this is undoubtedly progress for a man. Anyway, what we have to realize is that, in the sleeping state we do not use our five physical senses, and still a lot of impressions enter our consciousness while the senses are ‘switched off.
Therefore, concenration saint would not be impressed by the dirty astral or mental atmosphere of a hotel bar or cabaret, while a man who is a prey to his vasanas, would be fully influenced and will expand them by the work of his imagination and mokni.
Simply because they do not believe in the old myth of their ego-personality. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
He married, inCatherine Gunt, who died six years later in Septemberin VilnoPoland in a bomb-attack coinciding with the outbreak of World War Two. II, MiuniNo. But they cannot always produce their abilities at will, and so they say that ‘some conditions are favourable or—unfavourable’ Then, because there is nothing definite, they never try to possess the sadhk powers by the practice of exercises in order to develop them.
It requires a lot of focused effort, time, and discipline, but completely worth it. My interest has been directed to the places where men’s inner work has always produced the greatest results. It is indeed very hard to learn to meditate if safhu mind has been trained to “multitask”, which is not healthy from even a modern psychological standpoint.
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. This may concentratiom so at times, but not always. But he does not know the way in which the light reaches him, and is indifferent to the cause of it. Without some inner strength no study is possible.
In this course you will find, apart from the 41 Concentration Eastern Methods or Yoga Mind before Heart explanatory sections which are by no means less decisive than the exercises, for final successa complete series of practical activities, some mouin which are apparently very similar to yogic ones. There must be an inner attraction to the art mounj concentration and not just the expectancy of repulsive work. Jan 03, Calico Jack rated it it was amazing.
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We may experience them only once in our lives or many times; but always we are not in control of them. But as Raja-Yoga insists, we should start with the mind first and a very accurate conception is put forward—you and your mind are not identical.
And the Maharshi did just this. Muni principal idea of which refers to something which has a common centre, or is moving towards a centre, and is best expressed as ‘one- pointedness’, which of course, etymologically, is not so far from the literal sense of that word. But for the purpose of this study we need little more omuni has already been told.
There were also other things achieved by this simple practice, but stimulation of the will-power was one of the most important.
Sometimes the prospective student knows why he wants to participate in such mounu course.
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But it may also happen that he does not and simply feels a strong urge to do 59 Concentration Obstacles and Aids so. None of his contemporaries were able to stand the burden of aggressive evil, so frequently demonstrated in the Saint’s presence, and so his cave was a lonely place in the desert.
The reader is often not in the position to separate easily what is essential and what 71 Concentration Psychology of Success can safely be omitted.
Then came another one, much more serious and advanced.
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I had read so many descriptions by pupils who were clever in classifying the qualities and teachings of their Masters, that I should have known at least in theory, what may be expected in the presence of one of Them.
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But the Saint was by no means pleased with the gesture and he quickly lifted the Governor saying to him: 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. Surely, they are still as far from their misty aims as they were at the beginning of their strivings.
Such an opinion is based on a childish concept which has long since been rejected by all enlightened seekers of Truth, for it supports the greatest of all fallacies: When in India, I saw many similar caves in which, it was said, some great saint or yogi was buried, although no inscriptions revealed their names. Sweep the clearing round the hut it was set in the forest and prepare a place for His Excellency to sit. If they cannot stop their bad habits, which they know perfectly well are harmful for them, where then would they find enough inner strength to overcome their mental apathy and laziness?
Many people have studied and reached great ability in performing asanas and the artificial methods of rhythmical breathing and retention of breath, and despite all this they died without reaching any worth-while mind control, let alone Samadhi. This does not mean that as we are now, more or less developed, we should completely abandon thinking.
Now imagine the will as being the leash and the person that is walking the dog. Men desire and strive after many things believing that the possession of them will bring happiness. Their practices were very different from those of the average faithful Christian.
If you persevere the solution will come of itself as in the first case, and attainment is always the same.