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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These studies are also not for them because without a sense of subtle things, the result will be void. Realize that the essential thing in concentration is your actual work according to the line chosen and not just empty deliberations of your mind.
The mind is sadhi more than a collection, the sum total of thoughts. Additionally xadhu are things that restore willpower, such as sleeping and they found sugar or sugar metabolized from carbohydrates also restores willpower.
Concentration: A Guide to Mental Mastery
Be that as it may, there is a certain amount of biographical information contained within his books that can be relied upon as being authentic and factual. On the other hand, if the study is successfully ssdhu to the end, its final aim, the complete domination of the mind, will give you the key to the new consciousness which opens the mysterious gate from which you can see your life as it really is.
Konrad rated it it was ok Mar 12, It is very hard for an untrained beginner to penetrate into the origin of the currents in his consciousness. It is more interested in peculiar functions of, and phenomena often pathological produced by the human mind, rather than its very essence. Anyone, he said, who is a Roman Catholic and feels a need for spiritual concentration can go sadhh for a time, take part in the simple life of its inmates according to his own inner capacity.
Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Mouni Sadhu indicates even more clearly his conception of both occultism and spirituality in the ‘Foreword’ to his book Ways to Self-Realization: Everything which is unreasonable and unjustified by strict logic, should be avoided if you are to reap the best results from the exercises you will find in the following chapters. But our will may also be strongly stimulated by other suitable outer means, thus enabling us to reach a level of concentration never before known by us.
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We simply cannot accept that we ceased to be. As a result of this discovery, I developed the habit of swimming for a few minutes in a nearby half-frozen river with its dark swollen waters flowing between snow- covered banks. Mouni Sadhu’s writing often touches on aspects of Indian Philosophy and Greek Philosophywhich at certain times and instances could be viewed as esoteric.
The proper employment of the mind is our first aim.
It was Mouni Sadhu’s translation of Initiations that was to be his last published work. What depletes the battery is any sort of discipline that you may impose on yourself, whether it is to do something you do not like or to not do something that you do like.
There exists a mysterious spiritual siddhi or power which only a perfect master can possess. When you will have attained some advanced degree of domination of your mind by the newly gained ability of one-pointedness, you will see that your best progress was made when you quietly performed the exercises without worrying about the mistakes made or how many steps ahead yet remained.
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George Allen and Unwin Ltd. And the Maharshi did just this. This vice is nothing less than a kind of slavery of our mind, compelled to think in a faulty way.
When I studied the lives of the first and later Christian saints of the Egyptian desert,      the caves of Anatolia,  the catacombs of Rome, and the monasteries of Kiev    and Western Europe,   I reached the firm conviction that Western adepts knew as muchif not more about the value of a one-pointed mind in spiritual achievement, than their Eastern brothers. Some of these are renowned and used in many Western circles because of their concenhration and rich inner content like ‘Aum’ or ‘Om 1’Hari’ the famous Gayatri, names of Christ and Siva, and many others.
And if he can foretell that in a few moments he will think about certain things?
mounj This does not apply to the greatest spirits of the East, such as the ancient and modem rishis, who are beyond all reproach and blame. I came across an interesting video on sadyu website Ted Talks. In this short resume we can grasp the idea of the Eastern classical attainment and the way to it.
The difficulty of ruling our mind comes just from complicated thinking, concentratino prevents every attempt at one-pointedness.
You will get out what you put in. Among the many I would like to mention only a few examples: They claim that any psychic powers worth mentioning are too hard to develop without an adequate moral standard having been reached beforehand. Our attitude is very much akin to what we really are.
They are all based on the training of the attention, making it possible to fix it on one simple object of thought, by first using the power of visualization. It slowly got worse and worse until it peaked yesterday. You should worship the Highest by giving up your whole self to Him and showing that every thought, every action, is only a working of the One Life God He endured and left to posterity an example of the human spirit’s power and strength, as have done muoni other saints and concentrwtion.
From the start we hear little about feelings and emotions apart from constant admonitions, that both must be dominated and removed from the field of consciousness of a Raja-yogi.