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Re: Real Peace

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  • manjusrilotus
    ... restlessness ... ignorance, ... continue ... differences ... between ... to get ... sages and ... eyes and ... mind and ... Forget the ... down into ...
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 26, 2003
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      --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com,
      medit8ionsociety <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > How long do you want to live a life of duality? A life of
      > and discontentment? How long do you wish to lead a life of
      > hatred, bitterness, and separation? How long do you wish to
      > your own selfish struggles? How long do you wish to behold
      > and distinctions? How long do you wish to keep the barriers
      > man and man?
      > You cry for santi, for peace. But where to get it? Through whom
      to get
      > it? Realise peace in your own heart through association with
      sages and
      > by meditation. You can find this peace only in the stillness, only
      > within your own self. You certainly cannot find it in objects. Look
      > within.
      > Sit silently in a quiet room for one or two hours. Close your
      eyes and
      > concentrate on the point between the eye-brows. Withdraw the
      mind and
      > the senses from the external objects. Be still.
      > Silence the surging thoughts and the bubbling emotions.
      Forget the
      > body. Forget the world. Enter into the great calm. Dive deep
      down into
      > the recesses of your heart. Plunge into the ocean of peace.
      Now you
      > can realise your oneness with the supreme self.
      > Be regular in your practice. This is of paramount importance. It
      > useless to talk of the cessation of war, whilst you are still full of
      > petty hatred and jealousy. So first remove your own
      > vibrations. Then there will be no more war between nations. It
      is only
      > the individuals that constitute a nation.
      > Lead a life of peace. Kill suspicion. Kill envy. Kill prejudice. Kill
      > selfishness. Kill the greed for power and possession. Do this
      > Lead a simple life. Practise daily meditation and establish
      peace in
      > your own heart. Then you will radiate it to all who come in
      > with you.
      > Mysterious is this peace. If you enjoy this peace, you will be
      > contributing peace to the whole world. Realise the peace that
      > all understanding and be free.
      > Sri Swami Sivananda

      ******* Excellent !
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