Midnights with the Mystic: A Little Guide to Freedom and by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, Cheryl Simone

By Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, Cheryl Simone

Built round a chain of past due evening conversations round a camp hearth among Cheryl Simone and Sadhguru Vasudev on an Island in the course of a Western North Carolina lake close to her mountain domestic, dead nights with the Mystic is the main thorough exposition of the lessons of India's so much wanted mystic. Sadhguru demanding situations us to embody the chance that to every folks is accessible a better realm of truth, a top of realization; an entrée into the area of freedom and bliss. Concrete and down-to-earth, nighttimes with the Mystic either presents readers with an creation to profound religious instructing and a private glimpse of a charismatic guru.

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62] Having achieved thi~; exquisite human life, if one's mind is not purified because of attachment to 44 Vimalamitra gain, respect and desire, one will have deceived only one's self in this world of gods and men. Therefore, one should leave worldly involvement and seek solitude in order to practice quiescence and insight. Also, it is stated in Heap of Jewels [of Dharma]: Kasyapa, a person is carried away by great ocean waves, and dies of thirst. Similarly, Kasyapa, some ascetics and brahrnins have realized many teachings but have not dispelled the cravings of desire, cravings of hatred, and cravings of ignorance.

The practice of quiescence and ins-ight meditations that one may thoroughly accomplish the goal of abandoning all obscurations. This alone is the state of enlightenment. Therefore, one who wishes to achieve enlightenment must practice quiescence and insight meditations. If one does not practice these, one cannot realize the reality of things and will be unable to attain the perfect goal. The meditator should then practice quiescence meditation by first placing his or her mind on an image of the Tathagata which has been seen or heard about.

For example, when one examines the reflection of or\e' s face in a mirror, one can detect the quality of the 'face, see a spot and so 16 Vimalamitra forth. In the same way, when one realizes suchness through the characteristic of phenomena, one understands the reality of things. Therefore, the first stage of the Bodhisattva is called the comprehension of the reality of things. Similarly, like the use of medicinal elixir, through the path of meditation a practitioner may momentarily transform [their defiled state of mind] into the thoroughly pure state on the remaining stages of the path of meditation.

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