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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The pseudonym ‘Mouni Sadhu’ Silent Monk indicates the fact that Mouni Sadhu’s books are about the practical teachings embodied therein and the purpose and message entrusted him, and on a number of occasions he indicates that he felt that it was his spiritual Master who was directing the authors pen, certainly as far as the spiritual message contained in his works.
The concentrstion one, is of course the latter. On both sides of the passages were single cells, some with only a little square hole in place of a mokni.
For example, it could be used in conjunction with No. The West possesses its own particular varieties of methods and exercises which ultimately lead to the same unique aim.
A valuable look at the prerequisites for meditation. Knowledge derived from countries of differing culture and traditions, often has an exotic appeal which excites our curiosity, but frequently proves to have been long ago well known in our own countries under different names and forms. Mouni Sadhu’s writing often touches on aspects of Indian Philosophy and Greek Philosophywhich at certain times and instances could be viewed as esoteric.
We can presume that a human being who has lost all the five senses becomes insensible to the outer world. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The Master takes on these powers as a form of self-sacrifice! This book will test your will power but what you gain is worth the work you put in to it. For example, when you are going to sleep and you just passed into that state where you are not quite asleep but also not conscious any more, you can liken that to an owner walking this little hyperactive dog without a leash.
This is the only real book on meditation I’ve ever found. Now, what is the aim of concentration seen from the above point of view?
It was the beginning of Autumn, a season when the dark night skies are concentartion cut by the fiery lines of ‘falling stars’, of meteors. Even considerable pressure exerted on an unsharpened pencil will not produce a neat hole. This book speaks about the ultimate aim, the achievement of Superconsciousness-Samadhi, and the way to it” .
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There have been cases where formerly brilliant and highly intelligent men have lost their powers because of physical changes in their brains, due to disease or loss of portion of their grey matter, following accidents or unsuccessful operations. Something superior must supplant it before the seeker can be enlightened. There is no more birth nor death for the fully spiritualized being.
I hope we shall meet again where no Sickness or sadness exists any more. Their number is legion; clairvoyance, clairaudience and such things are not worth having, when so much far greater illumination and peace of mind are possible without them than with them. Probably because many of them were so indifferent towards things physical. Another cause of failure is the lack of essential explanatory material, which must introduce the reader into another sphere where he can operate under new conditions and need techniques of thinking.
Larry Paseornek rated it it was amazing Dec 21, In essence, mind is rather like a neutral sort of energy, not evil, not good. These are perhaps the best of their kind and are unique, filled with practical advice.
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. It is the surrender of what one believes to be himself, i. 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 subtle interplay between the will and the mind is very much like this analogy. It is worth thinking deeply about these facts, instead of accepting the innumerable occult theories which cannot personally be tested.
They are two different things. In such a case there is nothing more to say than: Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. I recently read a book titled Willpower by Roy F Baumeister. When the death of his pupil was reported to him, he remarked: Can he really close his mind to an annoying or obsessing thought by his own will?
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Concentration : An Outline for Practical Study
So the dog is allowed to run around wherever it wants as long as it stays in the area immediately surrounding the owner where the length of the leash permits. Bill rated it really liked it Jan 08, Customers who viewed this item also viewed.
I highly recommend this book if you want to get to the core of the “meditation matter”. Thomas Merton was not in a position to accept such an offer and the book was not published.