RE: [Meditation Society of America] Re: "Samadhi" by Swami Satchidananda
Swamee, how I love ya …(I really do love that man).
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Jeff Belyea
Sent: January-17-09 1:44 PM
Subject: [Meditation Society of America ] Re: "Samadhi" by Swami Satchidananda
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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,
>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).