marting at NSWCC.ORG.AU
Wed Jun 25 18:49:43 CDT 1997
>One definitely needs solitude and isolation, to get over these
>vaasanas. In fact many saints advice brahmachaari-aspirants not mix
>to householders, not to attend crowded festivals like marriages, etc.
>Till the mind gets firmly established in self, it is risky , even
>A budding plant needs lot of nurturing and protection, once it becomes
>a tree it may not be needed. When the sadhana is at the level of a
>candle flame, even a mild breeze of disturbance can blow it out. But
>once it becomes a forest fire, even a strong wind, instead of
>extinguishing it, will aid it to burn even more. It is difficult to
>stay in a room filled charcoal dust without getting some of it on you,
>unless you are fire!
>(But I do not deny the possibility though! Great yogis like shrii
>lahari mahasaya were established in Self, despite living as a
>householder with many other responsibilities.)
>In divine friendship,
>meenakshi at tamu.edu http://www.isc.tamu.edu/~msr
Yes, for what it's worth I agree. We create each other. I'd rather be
created by nature and/or a realised person than by the manager or accountant!
Things in the physical plane happen slowly. The brain cells have been
conditioned for 15 years at least to cope with this mad world. To remove
this accumulated ignorance we need all the help we can get.
Best wishes to ALL,
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