Re: Words of Wisdom by Swami Satchidananda
- The key to any successful spiritual approach, whether it is mantra meditation, breath meditation, or inner prayer (the Jesus prayer, Amita Buddha recitation, etc.), is continuity of practice, making the inner prayer constant ("pray without ceasing"). Swamiji's word are affirmation of this.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, medit8ionsociety <no_reply@...> wrote:
> Mantra is a Mystic Word
> "The mind should dwell on a mantra and its vibrations
> so that it will not divert its attention to anything
> else. The more you repeat the mantra, the more you
> produce that sound vibration within you. After some
> time, even without your conscious repeating, you will
> be able to feel the vibration within. In other words,
> you can hear the sound of the mantra within you and
> that will be a sort of hold for you to get into the
> higher vibrations. That is why a mantra is a mystic
> word, which has its own special vibration and, by
> developing that vibration in you, you are developing
> a certain kind of wavelength and you will be able to
> attract that kind of wavelength from the cosmos.
> "God bless you. OM Shanti, Shanti, Shanti."
> Hear monthly messages from Sri Swami Satchidananda
> on the Inspiration Line (434-WOW-GURU).
- "When even one virtue becomes our nature, the mind becomes clean and tranquil. Then there is no need to practice meditation; we will automatically be meditating always."
Sri Gurudev Swami Satchidananda