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Re: "Samadhi" by Swami Satchidananda

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  • Jeff Belyea
    ... Thanks, Bob. So much clarity in a simple satsang. Absorbing the troth of this is pure grace. Living it is Living at WOW! (Couldn t resist). Papajeff
    Message 1 of 3 , Jan 17, 2009
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      --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com, medit8ionsociety <no_reply@...>
      wrote:
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      > From Weekly Words of Wisdom by Swami Satchidananda
      >
      > "Many people think that samadhi means you just
      > sit like a rock, motionless, going into an
      > unconscious state. If you stay in that samadhi,
      > you are of no use to anybody. Sahaja Samadhi
      > means a natural samadhi, always present. Wherever
      > you are, whatever you are doing, your body and
      > mind are involved in those activities, but your
      > inner state is always the same, unaffected.
      > Self-realization means you realize that you are
      > the Self. You are different from the body and mind,
      > so you remain in that state of Self and allow the
      > body and mind to function for the benefit of
      > humanity. You can be in the material world and
      > still be in the samadhi state. Then nothing can
      > affect you and you can perform your duties well.
      >
      > "God bless you. OM Shanti, Shanti, Shanti."
      >

      Thanks, Bob. So much clarity in a simple satsang.
      Absorbing the troth of this is pure grace. Living
      it is Living at WOW! (Couldn't resist).

      Papajeff
      http://www.livingatwow.com
    • Aideen Mckenna
      Swamee, how I love ya .(I really do love that man). Aideen _____ From: meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com
      Message 2 of 3 , Jan 17, 2009
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        Swamee, how I love ya …(I really do love that man).

        Aideen

         


        From: meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com [mailto:meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Jeff Belyea
        Sent: January-17-09 1:44 PM
        To: meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: [Meditation Society of America ] Re: "Samadhi" by Swami Satchidananda

         

        --- In meditationsocietyof america@yahoogro ups.com, medit8ionsociety <no_reply@.. .>
        wrote:

        >
        > From Weekly Words of Wisdom by Swami Satchidananda
        >
        > "Many people think that samadhi means you just
        > sit like a rock, motionless, going into an
        > unconscious state. If you stay in that samadhi,
        > you are of no use to anybody. Sahaja Samadhi
        > means a natural samadhi, always present. Wherever
        > you are, whatever you are doing, your body and
        > mind are involved in those activities, but your
        > inner state is always the same, unaffected.
        > Self-realization means you realize that you are
        > the Self. You are different from the body and mind,
        > so you remain in that state of Self and allow the
        > body and mind to function for the benefit of
        > humanity. You can be in the material world and
        > still be in the samadhi state. Then nothing can
        > affect you and you can perform your duties well.
        >
        > "God bless you. OM Shanti, Shanti,
        Shanti."
        >

        Thanks, Bob. So much clarity in a simple satsang.
        Absorbing the troth of this is pure grace. Living
        it is Living at WOW! (Couldn't resist).

        Papajeff
        http://www.livingat wow.com

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