must not be forgotten that the human body is transient and fleeting. It
is ours only for a very limited period of time. This body is similar to
a hollow bubble that will burst after a short length of time. This
body, for which we do so much, is as brittle as glass and may at any
moment be shattered to pieces. Once you have seen this light in
everything around you, our soul only finds contentment and inner peace
seeking the Lord's spiritual union. Throughout our life here on earth,
we often experience feelings of loneliness and pain. According to the
mystics, God has placed these feelings in our hearts in order to pull
us back to Him. If we had not felt this longing, we would not have
turned from outside involvement in worldly activities to inside
involvement in religious pursuits. The feeling of separation will
persist as long as the soul does not return to its original home and
meet the Lord.
is now evident the necessity to seek God realization but realize it is
within our own human body. First, unless we have firm faith that God
resides within, we cannot begin the search to find Him. A man must have
some kind of faith before he undertakes any journey. For example, if a
jar of gold coins is said to be hidden underground, then one must first
have faith that the jar is actually there. Only then can one begin the
labor required to reach this glorious prize. Likewise, a disciple
starts his journey on the basis of faith alone, and this faith is
proven through the progress the devotee makes. One question is if this
is possible to do so and how. We need to seek out a Perfect Master that
has actually been through the process and has achieved God realization.
It is evident that a Perfect Master comes into this world to show us
the path which leads us back to our true Home. Masters do not come into
this world by means of their own will; they are always appointed by the
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