[Advaita-l] mental effort
markogregori at gmail.com
Sat Jul 26 06:27:13 CDT 2008
Thank you for your words. I will follow your advice.
Enjoy your day
2008/7/26, kuntimaddi sadananda <kuntimaddisada at yahoo.com>:
> --- On Sat, 7/26/08, Marko Gregoric <markogregori at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Mental effort is the only thing that is obstacle to
> Marko - PraNAms
> To tell you frankly more than mental effots - these kinds of blips with
> confused statements are more obstacles for self-realization.
> Self-realization is in the mind only.
> Self does not need self realization. It is ever present self.
> Ego can never realize.
> Realization is to recognize that ego can never realise and self need not
> realize and I am not the ego but the ever present self-effulgent self that
> need not have to realize. It is shifting attention from extrovert mind to
> that because of which the mind itslef functions. - that which the mind
> cannot think of but because of which the mind is capable of thinking of is
> Brahman - Kena.Up.
> This realization occurs only in the mind - mana eva manushyaanam kaaraNam
> bandha mokshayoH| - mind is responsible for both bondage and liberation.
> Inquiry is done only by the mind. For that one needs a proper teacher who
> can direct the disciple in the correct path and not these, I am sorry to
> say, half truths.
> Saadhana or proper efforts are required to purify the mind. The mind that is
> purified can enquire the underlying truth and discover it. There is no othe
> means than proper efforts which includes inquiry by the mind.
> Hari Om!
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