Many people think meditation involves blindly believing in something. People fear this. They come and tell me, ‘I am afraid that I might get too attached to meditation.’ Understand, meditation itself is nothing but removing your attachment! So you can’t get too attached to it.
Meditation is all about changing the inner software.
People are also afraid that their desires, fears and whatever else they think of as their life will be taken away from them if they start meditating. In a way this is true! Once you start meditating, whatever you thought of as your life until then, will no longer be important to you! The real truths will start revealing themselves to you. All the illusions you were holding until then will start leaving you. All the time you are trying to protect yourself from the basic truths only because you are afraid of losing your illusions about life. Continue reading “Bringing yourself completely out of the waking, dreaming and deep sleep states, is what I call being in meditation!”
In the beginning you have to practice meditation in life. You have to consciously introduce meditation into your lifestyle. Choose a technique, practice for half an hour or one hour a day. See how you feel. If you enjoy a technique, stick to it for at least ten days without expecting results. If a technique has touched you, there is no way it cannot transform you in some way. Sometimes the transformation will be subtle, and sometimes others may see it better than you do.
The understanding that is able to give you a completely restful feeling, through which you are able to solve all your problems, through which you are able to find your own life solutions, is called psychological revolution Continue reading “Only when you have a clear understanding about the self (jeeva), world (jagat) and god (ishwara), you can meditate. Until then, any technique that you try, will seem to fail at some point in time.”
Living with the limitless continuum is enlightenment. The limitless continuum will happen when you relax from the identities you hold of yourself in the outer and inner worlds.
If you are settled in that limitless continuum and are able to be active, you are living enlightenment. If you are not able to settle down in it, but you had at least one experience of it, then you have experienced satori.
The basic thing needed for enlightenment is a ‘psychological revolution’, a new clarity about the self (jeeva), world (jagat), and god (Ishwara). Continue reading “The basic thing needed for enlightenment is a new clarity about the self (jeeva), world (jagat), and god (Ishwara)!”