5569Re: Direct Words of Sri Ramana on Guru and Silence
- Mar 31, 2003Do you think you could parade around the fact of what a "little
woman" you really are any better? Eh, Ganga?
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> --- In email@example.com, "Jeffhonesty....
> Belyea" <jeff@s...> wrote:
> J: > Thank you for the post, Ganga.
> > Enjoyed reading the ever-inspiring
> > wisdom of Ramana.
> G: he has such clarity .... such a way with simplicity ... and
> direct communication.... no ambiguity ... just straight
> J:> On a recent occasion I spent several
> > hours talking with someone, and enjoyed
> > the company and the conversation.
> > As I was leaving we offered each other
> > the friendly gesture of a hug. In the
> > silence of that hug more was communicated
> > than in the preceeding hours of conversation.
> > In those few seconds, a beyond-words,
> > wonderful connection was made. The afterglow
> > continues, resonates and radiates even now.
> G: yes when the heart moves it is much more present than
> words ..... Silence remains ever present and stills all within
> path.... it brings it to an emptiness of content suffused withthe
> ever present Source and it's purity .... no mattter what the outerdance
> appearances of the moment.....
> J: > And the last time you and I spent time
> > together, we said very little, yet I came
> > away feeling that we had come to know each
> > other much more fully.
> > Silence is truly golden.
> G: it appears i speak much ... over the net words appear....
> but in person the words are falling away .... more and
> more every day there is less need to speak.... spent the
> afternoon with a friend but conversation was so lacking
> whereas Silence is the Vastness filled to the brim with
> the Whole .... Source/Existance - One ...... a moving
> of creation - sustaining and destruction all in the ever
> present moment...... it's vastness and openness are
> filled with Bliss....
> this is transmitted within the presense of a Guru when
> that Guru is open to the stillness and does not disturb
> it by speaking and sullying it's beauty and Wholeness of
> Purity and Wonder.....
> it was within the 1/2 hour of Silence that everyone was
> moved during darshan in Newport.... it opened hearts.....
> the time speaking feeds minds....
> Silent transmission is indeed valid when one is within the
> Stilled mind of Being.....
> shanti om
> > Much love and respect,
> > Jeff
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