Light and Sound on the Path: May You Always Find Genuineness in What's Presented Here As We Explore

Light and Sound on the Path: May You Always Find Genuineness in What's Presented Here As We Explore A Spiritual Path Called Sant Mat


This Light

Astonishing, this light, so different --

even with eyes closed you see it.

It was never lit, nor does it ever go out

-- the luminous soul makes it shine eternally.

No colour yet all colours,

this light is illumined by life itself.

Nila says, Today God in his grace

used my offering of the lamp of devotion

simply as an excuse

to let me experience this light.

-- Niloba of Maharashtra


Huzur Maharaj Rai Saligram Bahadur: "If someone's mind is inordinately attracted towards some particular worldly affairs, or towards some particular person, or entertains strong feelings of enmity or grudge against anyone, then also he will have little love in the Holy Feet of the Supreme Being, and for this reason, his mind will not apply itself to devotional practices, and he will find little pleasure in them. To sum up, therefore, a true satsangi should as far as possible, detach himself [or herself] from worldly affairs every day, and should increase his love and attachment in the Feet of the Supreme Being. The extent to which his mind gets relieved of worldly attachments, is love in the Feet of the Supreme Being will increase and the bliss of Bhajan and Dhyan [meditation including inner Sound Meditation] will also be felt in a greater degree, and he will experience internally greater Daya [Grace]."


Sant Dariya Sahib of Bihar: "The Lord thoughtfully spoke this word to Dariya: 'Boundless indeed is My Naam. Let one hold fast to Naam with one-pointed attention -- Kal [lord of time and illusion, the negative power] can never go near such a person. Let one merge one's attention into Naam while standing or sitting, and let one direct one's love to the Divine inner sight. If one bears the Satguru's imprint, his authentic passport and his spiritual coin for transaction, one will certainly go across the ocean of the world (samsara). Such a one discards the deception of gods and goddesses and, being engaged in the true practice [surat shabd yoga], is steeped in the Lord's love [bhakti]. Giving up delusion, he endearingly holds fast to the Beloved, nurturing the true love obtained from the Satguru. While standing or sitting he thinks of the Lord and remains absorbed in the Sound Current. He takes shelter under the Truth and thus brings Kal to defeat.'" (Book of Gyan Deepak)


Beyond the Material Five Senses are Subtle Spiritual Senses: Spiritual Seeing, Spiritual Hearing, etc...: "Since the exterior senses, by hearing, by sight, by the sense of smell and of touch, are not able to search out the innermost mysteries of the natures, on this account God conceals within the inner members a nature having senses more subtle than all the bodies. Now because of the subtleness of its stirrings, this nature searches out the hidden wisdom of the things created by the Lord of all." (John the Solitary, "John the Solitary On the Soul", Syriac mystic -- I have a great fondness for the depth of the Syriac mystics)


"Within This Body" --

Mystic Poem of Sant Tulsi Sahib

Within this body

breathes the secret essence.

Within this body

beats the heart of the Vedas.

Within this body

shines the entire Universe,

so the saints say.

Hermits, ascetics, celibates

- all are lost

seeking Him

in endless guises.

Seers and sages perfectly parrot

the scriptures and holy books,

blinded by knowledge.

Their pilgrimage,

and fasting,

and striving

but delude

Despite their perfect practice,

they discover no destination.

Only the saints

who know the body's heart

have attained the Ultimate, O Tulsi.

Realize this, and you've found your freedom

(while teachers trapped in tradition

know only the mirage

in the mirror).


Inner Sound Meditation Leading to Anami Oneness: "The ascension of the soul in the reverse direction of flow of streams of sounds can thus be compared to the swimming of fishes. Hence the Yoga of Sound has also been referred to as "mina marg" (mina meaning fish and marg meaning path). Thus, climbing further and further, leaving all the five spheres behind one after another, the soul finally transcends even the domain of the Quintessential Unstruck Sound and merges into the 'Anami' (Nameless/Soundless) or 'Kaivalyatita' (beyond Kaivalya or the Conscious) State to be one with [merge with] the Supreme Godhead, to be God Himself. Thus yoga or union or bhakti (devotion) gets completed."

-- Swami Achyutanand Baba, The Yoga of Inner Light and Sound


Excerpts from a Satsang Discourse by Baba Somanath Commenting on Verses of Soamiji Maharaj  (from Sar Bachan, Bachan 19, Shabd 13)

Soamiji Maharaj: "The Guru says all the world is blind. No one grasps the secret of the inner way."

Baba Somanath: "This is the bani [hymn] of Param Sant Satguru Hazur Swami Ji. He says that all the world is blind. Why? In the beginning, the Almighty Lord put the Path to meet Him within us and then He sent us into this world. And if that inner eye opens, then we will reunite with the Lord. But through millions of yugas [vast epochs of time] and incarnations, we have been running outward. Lord Kal [the negative power] has placed the curtain of mind and Maya [illusion] over the soul and has cast it into the outer world. And becoming extroverted, the soul is always hurrying forward, never looking back to realize the True Home that it left so long ago." 

Soamiji Maharaj: "Everyone is wandering outside aimlessly.  No one catches hold of the Shabd [Sound] within."

Baba Somanath: "It is just like the water and the waves. Our entire lifespan is consumed counting the waves. Millions of yugas have passed in this way. But what is the nature of a wave? It is composed of water. But if we are under the illusion that the wave is something substantial in itself, if we forget the wave is only water, if we think of the wave as something separate from the water, then we do not understand its real nature.

"In the same way, all the jivas [souls], becoming infatuated with the pleasures created by mind and Maya, rush about in the external world and waste their allotted span of life. Under this illusion, the jiva says, 'Who is equal to me? What shortcoming is there in me?' We may think this, we may think that, but when the breaths finish what remains? Only a heap of earth, nothing more. We have become so identified with this heap of earth that we think it is our true self. And in our ignorance, we assert: 'Who can compare with me?'"

Soamiji Maharaj: "The Guru proclaims ceaselessly: 'Search for the Shabd within.'"

Baba Somanath: "The Satguru constantly tries to make us understand. What does He tell us? 'Brother, take your mind away from the disturbance of this world, from 'I and mine,' from enjoying the sense pleasures, and fix it within at the point between the two eyes [third eye]. When the mind becomes concentrated, that Inner Power will call you of itself. That Power is the Sound Current, the Word, the Akash-bani (Etheric Sound). Concentrate your attention on that Sound Current -- do not look this way and that."

Soamiji Maharaj: "Only some rare worthy one stands firm on the support of the Master's words."

Baba Somanath: "As soon as the rare, worthy disciples hear the Guru's words, they take them to their hearts.  The instant they hear those words they act upon them. But the unworthy disciples take the Guru's words as ordinary and carelessly discard them.

"Who are the worthy disciples of the highest order? 'They meet with the True Guru if emancipation is written in their destiny.'  Whoever has once attained the inner darshan [vision] of the perfect Satguru, whoever has learned the inner secret, their work is accomplished. This is the highest grade of worthy disciple. Such a disciple is like the pearl oyster who swims to the surface of the water and opens its mouth to receive the raindrops that fall during the swati nakshatra. As soon as it catches that swati raindrop, it closes its mouth, and from that drop, it creates the priceless divine pearl in its within.

"So, Swami Ji Maharaj says that as soon as those rare worthy disciples hear the Guru's words, they mold their lives according to His instructions. They act on His words and do not allow their minds to wander here and there. They never listen to the advice of the mind."

Soamiji Maharaj: "Everything of the world appears flawed and false.  Only the devotion to the Guru is True."

Baba Somanath: "Those souls who remain absorbed in the Naam day and night regard the world as a debased place. They understand the bonds that keep us shackled, and they see clearly the nets that Kal has spread. Now our love and affection for this outer world is so strong that we cannot leave it, so how can our love become attached to the Lord? Love is only way. Either you can attach it to the Naam, or you can attach it to the world.

Soamiji Maharaj: "Going into the shelter of Radhaswami [Lord of the Soul], the jiva swims across the ocean of existence."

Baba Somanath: "Whoever does the practice of Surat and Shabd* will cross over the ocean of existence."

* Surat Shabd Yoga Meditation


Vegetarian Saying of Jesus: "Now beware in yourselves that your hearts do not become heavy with the eating of flesh and with the intoxication of wine and with the anxiety of the world, and that day come up upon you suddenly; for as a snare it will come upon all them that dwell on the surface of the earth." (Jesus, Syriac-Aramaic Luke 21:34, edited out of the Greek manuscripts but remaining in: Evangelion Da-Mepharreshe, The Curetonian Version of the Four Gospels, With Readings of the Sinai Palimpset and the Early Syriac Patristic Evidence, Volume One)


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Light and Sound on the Path: If Your Eye Be Single, Your Whole Body Shall Be Full Of Light

Light and Sound on the Path: If Your Eye Be Single, Your Whole Body Shall Be Full Of Light

Podcast: The Sermon on the Light -- If Your Eye Be Single, Your Whole Body Shall Be Full Of Light: I begin by sharing this unique arrangement of passages on the theme of spiritual-mystical Light attributed to Jesus found in all of the available ancient texts. I call it, "The Sermon on the Light", since it really does read, and when said out loud, sounds like a spiritual discourse on the theme of Light spoken long ago in antiquity by a spiritual Master to some of his students. Also today, a discourse on how to find your third or single eye. "If your eye be single, your whole body shall be full of Light."

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Quotes during today's podcast come from: Jesus (Yeshua), Bible: New Testament, Gospel of Matthew, Gospel of John, Nag Hammadi Library (Gnostic Gospels): Apocryphon of James, Dialogue of the Saviour, Saint Jerome, Symeon, Hazur Baba Sawan Singh, Sant Kirpal Singh, Sant Tulsi Sahib, Swamiji Maharaj, About the Ihidaya, Gospel of Thomas, Pistis Sophia (The Resurrection Gospel of Faith Wisdom), George Fox of the Quakers, Saint Isaac the Syrian, Syriac Fathers on Prayer and the Spiritual Life, Joseph the Visionary, John of Dalyatha, John the Solitary, and Dadu Dayal.

"Seek, all of you, after the Light, so that the power of your soul that is in you may live. Do not cease seeking day or night until you find the mysteries of the Kingdom of Light, which will purify you, make you into pure Light and lead you into the Kingdom of the Light." (Post Resurrection Gospel of Pistis Sophia, the Book of Faith Wisdom)

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Also See This Earlier Podcast: The Yoga of LIGHT: An Introduction to The Third Eye Center and Inner Light Meditation:

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Satsang Discourses from: Sawan Singh, Baba Somanath, Baba Ram Singh, and Kirpal Singh

"Love enables us to feel a kinship with all life on earth -- to feel that all are children of the same benevolent Father. All jealousy and 'otherness' disappear from the heart as soon as love comes in. Love is the path of complete self-sacrifice and giving one's heart away. Love is a constant and everlasting pull. A heart in which love has made a permanent abode is no longer subject to the mutations of time. It is free from transmigration. It is always enraptured with the ever-abiding sweetness of love. Love is a bond which can neither be loosened nor severed. Love is the vital sustenance of the world -- the life sap of our very existence. It is the foundation of purity and simplicity. Without it the world would be an abandoned wasteland. It is the vital essence that keeps our life flourishing and prosperous." (Hazur Baba Sawan Singh, My Submission)

"Until you understand the Truth, love will not enter your heart. And until the love manifests within you, that Almighty Lord, who is love personified, will not meet you.  A friendship is formed when the love of the Lord and the love of the soul become one, both without and within. When your within overflows with love, then that Loving Power will be attracted to you.  He will become your Friend." -- Baba Somanath Ji

Satsang And Meditation Are The Nutrients Of Our Soul, Spiritual Discourse by Baba Ram Singh (in the lineage of Baba Somanath and Huzur Baba Sawan Singh)

Santji would often say this, "Leave a hundred things and go and attend the Satsang. And leave a thousand things and sit for meditation." Because this is the true work for which God Almighty has given us this body.

All the other things that we are doing, we do for others. Whether it is nurturing of our children, it is for the children. Whether it is working in employment or farming or for a business, it is for that particular occupation or service or business. So, all of the things that we are engaged in is all work being done for others.

So, what is the work that we are really doing for ourselves for which we have been sent into this world?

Satsang and meditation are the nutrients of our soul.

Sant Ji used to often say, "Like we give food to the body, it is very important for us to give food and water for the soul."

So, the Satsang that we listen to is the water that we are giving to the soul and the Bhajan Simran that we are doing is the food that we are giving to the soul. When we give this food and water -- the Satsang and Bhajan Simran -- to the soul, the soul becomes stronger and the mind becomes weaker.

On the contrary, when we do our outward things, then the mind becomes stronger and the soul is becoming weaker. So, it is very important for us to give proper food and water to the soul.

It is very important for us to listen to Satsang every day and sit for meditation and do our Simran Dhyan Bhajan every day. Whenever we work out a schedule for the day, we should always prioritize our meditation and keep that first on the schedule and complete our meditation. And, only then, get on with the other duties.

We do the opposite. We usually give time for every other thing and then, if we have some spare time, we give it for meditation or Simran. And we often forget our Simran and meditation.

Now, when we do like this, mind becomes stronger, and then it takes us away from all of this.

As to why we do not do our meditation and we do not listen to Satsang regularly, it is because we do not have faith -- adequate faith -- in it. We do not have that much love and affection for our Master and for our Bhajan Simran. We are manifested completely outside. So, we are identifying ourselves with everything outside. We have complete faith in what we see outside and we have our full love and affection for everything that we are doing outside. And that is why we are not able to sit and do that meditation regularly and listen to Satsang regularly.

When we make it a habit of sitting regularly for our meditation and we make it a habit to listen to Satsang every day, then slowly, our mind will become weaker and we will be able to spend more time doing our meditation. And we will start enjoying that meditation more.

So, we should make it a part of our schedule, our daily schedule, and we should prioritize our Bhajan Simran and keep that as the first thing in the schedule. By doing that, our love and affection will grow towards our Master and towards Naam and meditation. And we will start, more and more, enjoying it and doing it.

So, the atmosphere is very quiet and nice and we should make the most of this. We should close our eyes and sit for our meditation.

(Morning Meditation Talk, Aug 8th, 2018, Guddella Ashram, Andhra Pradesh)

"Meditation is the process of withdrawing the attention from the world outside, and focusing it at the seat of the soul in the body, behind and between the eyebrows. This point is known as the inner eye, third eye, the single eye... In order to withdraw our attention and focus it on this point, mind must be controlled and stilled. Sit in one pose, and move not your head, limbs or eyes. Sit straight but relaxed with no tension in the body below. Sit still, please. Close your eyes as in sleep, and look sweetly, lovingly, intently into the middle of the darkness lying in front of you. You will see a dark veil. That which sees the dark veil within, without the help of your physical eyes, is the inner eye." -- Kirpal Singh

"True discipleship does not start until one has risen above body consciousness." -- Kirpal Singh

"He who has once been initiated by a competent Master is assured, once and for all, his liberation from the bondage of mind and matter; it is but a question of time. The seed of spirituality sown in him is bound to sprout and fructify. The spirituality when awakened and the spiritual experience gained must develop, and the Master Power cannot rest contented until the child owned is reared and taken home to the house of the Father.

"Man has got himself so enmeshed in mind and the outgoing faculties that his release from them can only be brought about by struggle and perseverance. His plight is, in a way, similar to that of a bird that has been kept in a cage for so many years. Even if you should open the door of the cage, the bird will be loathe to fly out. Instead, it will fly from one side of the cage to the other, clinging with its talons to the wire mesh, but it does not wish to be free and fly out through the open door of the cage.

"Similarly, the soul has become so attached to the body and the outgoing faculties that it clings to outside things and does not wish to let go of them. It does not wish to fly through the door that has been opened by the Master at the time of Holy Initiation, at the threshold of which the Radiant Form of the Master is patiently waiting to receive the child disciple. True discipleship does not start until one has risen above body consciousness." -- Sant Kirpal Singh Ji

The Path of the Living Ones - Sant Mat Satsang Podcast

The Path of the Living Ones - Sant Mat Satsang Podcast


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Today a satsang discourse based upon: The Syriac Book of the Odes; The Great Song to Mani, in, The Gnostic Bible: "You Freed Souls from Samsara (the World of Changes), Ignorance, and Gave Wisdom"; The Gospel of Thomas; Path of the Masters, by Julian P. Johnson; Sar Bachan Radhasoami Poetry; Discourse from Baba Somanath; Inner Light and Sound Meditation Practice According to Yogani Mataji (Disciple of Baba Faqir Chand); Maharshi Mehi Paramhans on Daily Meditation Practice; "The Contemplative Eye of the Soul" from the Corpus Hermeticum; LIVING ONES: Baba Ram Singh on Simran Practice; Swami Vyasanand on "The Traveler of the Subtle Inner Path"; Correct Posture, and Inner Light Meditation Practice by Shri Bhagirath Baba; and, Swami Achyutanand on Inner Sound Meditation Leading to the Ascension of the Soul to the Realm of Anami, the Soundless State, the Many Reuniting With the One.

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Gratitude For Divine Grace, also, A Collection of Syriac and Gospel of Thomas Podcasts

Gratitude For Divine Grace, also, A Collection of Syriac and Gospel of Thomas Podcasts


“When evening comes, collect your thoughts and ponder over the entire course of the day: observe God’s provincial care for you, consider the grace which he has wrought in you throughout the whole span of the day; consider the rising of the moon, the joy of daylight, all the hours and moments, the divisions of time, the sight of different colors, the beautiful adornment of creation, the course of the sun, the growth of your own stature, how your own person has been protected; consider the blowing of the winds, the ripe and varied fruits, how the elements minister to your comfort, how you have been preserved from accidents, and all of the other activities of grace. When you have pondered on all this, wonder at God’s love towards you will spring up within you, and gratitude for his acts of grace will bubble up inside you.” (John the Solitary, Moran Etho: Spirituality in the Syriac Tradition, by Sebastian P. Brock)

Spiritual Awakening Radio Podcasts @ Youtube on the Syriac Mystics, Gospel of Thomas, Odes of Solomon and Acts of Thomas, Favorites of the Syriac East

The Syriac Mystics of Eastern Christianity:

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Receiving Inner Guidance in the Silence of Meditation:

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Lost Psalms of The New Testament Discovered: The Odes of Solomon:

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The Spiritual Message of the Gospel of Thomas and the Syriac Mystics:

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The Gospel of Thomas as a Kind of ‘Second Coming’ of Christ, “Thomsonian” Sayings of Jesus Quoted in Other Ancient Texts:

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Light and Sound On The Path: Sant Mat Fellowship: Happy New Year 2021!

Light and Sound On The Path: Sant Mat Fellowship: Happy New Year 2021!


"Go on regularly with your [meditation] practice, keeping your mind and senses undisturbed as far as possible; and trust in the mercy of the Supreme Father to grant you strength gradually as you advance. You will progress inward daily.

"Merciful Radhasoami [The Lord of the Soul] was also pleased to declare that whenever anybody is initiated into the Surat Shabd Marga, his contact is immediately established with Sat Purusha Radhasoami. Hence, Sat Purusha Merciful Radhasoami would continue to shower his grace on everyone who would sincerely perform the practices to some extent with feelings of love and would not indulge in the evil tendencies of his mind as far as possible, i.e. He would gradually make the mind and the spirit of such a devotee ascend higher and higher internally and would protect him from the obstacles put by Maya and Kal.

"The morning time will be the best for you to practice Bhajan [meditation upon the Sound Current].

"Go on with your practice as much as you can and the Supreme Father, through His mercy, will gradually help you in the purification of the mind; and the devotional practice will then become easy and pleasant; but this cannot be accomplished soon and therefore patience and trust should be adhered to.

"If you remember the Supreme Father by practising devotion and by sometimes repeating the Holy Name you will find that Grace won’t forsake you, but on the other hand will always extend its protection to you in all matters." (Huzur Maharaj Rai Saligram Bahadur)


Satsang Podcast: Light on the Teachings of the Lord of the Soul (Radhasoami Mat Prakash by Huzur Maharaj)

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What About Those Who Get Re-Initiated, Who Have Associated With More-Than-One Spiritual Master? At a forum online I belong to someone was asking who their spiritual master is if they have been initiated more than once, have associated with more than one guru, which can happen on this Path of the Masters. This podcast contains my reply to that question. @ Youtube:

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"Yeshua said, 'Whoever is near me is near the fire, and whoever is far from me is far from the kingdom.'" (Gospel of Thomas, Saying 82)

Requirements for Initiation in Sant Mat: Inner Light and Sound Meditation (Surat Shabd Yoga) @ Youtube:

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( https://youtu.be/kQwlkW2f22s )   

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The focus of the bhakti Saints of India (Santmat, RadhaSoami, The Path of the Masters) is not on constructing earthly temples, building organizational structures, or temples of the mind. Rather, they guide their students into entering the Temple of the Spirit. The Portal or Doorway to this Temple is within, at the Third Eye Center. Masters say: "An intense longing to meet the Supreme Lord during one's lifetime is the first and foremost qualification for Initiation. 'Seek, and ye shall find', is the principle'". Being properly initiated into the secrets of meditation -- the Mysteries of the Kingdom of the Heavens (deeksha/diksha) -- by a living Master is the beginning of the Inward Journey. Then, go and do the meditation.


The Origins of Sant Mat, the Five Names, and the Identity of Tulsi Sahib's Guru (Update) -- Sant Mat Satsang Podcast @ Youtube: https://TinyURL.com/TheSants

( https://youtu.be/i-H_wQdr04I )


Courtesy of SMTV:

Video: Mystic Verses of Tulsi Sahib, Saint of Hathras, Part One:

https://youtu.be/NiIodu6K8t0

Video: Mystic Verses of Tulsi Sahib, Saint of Hathras, Part Two:

https://youtu.be/X_vSGUelNsU

1부-신비주의 시: 하트라스의 성자 툴시 사히브 Mystic Verses of Tulsi Sahib (vegetarian), Saint of Hathras – Satsang

"Keep on repeating the Lord's Name continuously in the proper way as explained by the Guru with love and faith, says Tulsidas. Good fortune shall be yours today, tomorrow and forever." (Sant Tulsi Das)

"Soul is a conscious entity, a drop of the Ocean of All Consciousness, and in its miniature capacity carries all the divine attributes of Godhood. Since it is environed by mind and matter, it has lost its heritage and forgotten its origin, the True Home of the Father. The Masters come to our help, to awaken us from this long slumber of ignorance."  (Kirpal Singh)

“We should do a lot of Simran and Bhajan, and we should also do Simran in other times when we are free. And, with this, we should try to rise as fast as possible to the Tenth Door. By doing Simran and by doing devotion we will get the Grace of the Master.

"Therefore, Nanak Ji in this bhajan* has said, “This whole world and all that we see is an illusion… We should move our attention and our love and devotion from here, and take it to the Feet of the Masters.” We should make the most of this priceless time and opportunity that has been given to us.

"So, morning time is good for us. We have woken up. The mind is fresh. So, we should use and make the most of this time and do our Simran and Dhyan. So let us close our eyes and sit for meditation.” (Baba Ram Singh)

A note about “God” in Santmat, by James Bean

I kinda like the old-timey Greek description of “The One”. It refers to a Supreme Being but socially distances from those Greek gods and goddesses of mythology that represent the anthropomorphizing of various powers of nature, or a bearded god sitting on a throne presiding over some tribe somewhere. The One is I think a better way of conceiving of a Supreme Being, and in this approach souls represent shards or sparks or drops from The One according to the various schools of mysticism: Kabbalah, Sufism, Gnosticism, and the living school of mysticism called Sant Mat. The theological term for devotion to the Formless God in the east is Nirguna Bhakti, a belief which isn’t so far from the Buddhist concept of Nirvana, a Divine State above the material plane that is timeless. So a bit like Einstein’s God of Spinoza. But beyond merely a collection of natural laws working in the universe, The One or the State of Nirvana is not so cold, distant and mechanical, but is really a unified state of Consciousness behind-beyond-but-also-within the cosmos. I prefer most of all the term Anurag Sagar, meaning Ocean of Love, as the most accurate characterization (and as experienced by meditators), and is a much warmer description than that of Spinoza’s god or the god of the Deists (as in Deism).

"The whole creation is sustained by God who is not a distant Deity but closer is He than anything else."  (Kirpal Singh)

A podcast listener asked me: “Is there anything God can not do?” My reply: I would say the thing that God can not do, or does not wish to do, is not violate the free will of souls. All have the power to choose in every plane of creation, even in the heavenly realms. All souls are free to choose their degree of oneness/closeness/nearness or distance from God. Even in the higher levels of Sach Khand, souls may remain separate spirit-entities  (Sat Lok), or try out merging into God temporarily (Alakh Lok) and then revert back again to an individualized state, if they wish. There is freedom to choose, even at that level. Love allows.

Kabir says: The only woman awake is the woman who has heard the flute!

"O friend, awake, and sleep no

more! The night is over and gone,

would you lose your day also?

Others, who have wakened,

have received jewels;

O foolish woman! you have

lost all whilst you slept.

Your lover is wise, and you are

foolish, O woman!

You never prepared the bed of

your husband:

O mad one! you passed your

time in silly play. Your youth was passed in

vain, for you did not know

your Lord;

Wake, wake! See! your bed is

empty: He left you in the

night.

Kabir says: "Only she wakes,

whose heart is pierced with

the arrow of His music."

-- Kabir, Songs of Kabir, Tagore

"What wonders has your love effected!

When someone is still alive

he has left this world:

though his bodily condition remains

with the world’s bodily condition,

yet his spirit has been raised up towards You,

so that for a period of time

he is where he knows not,

being totally raptured and drawn towards You."

– John of Apamea, Prayers of the Mystics section,

The Syriac Fathers on Prayer and the Spiritual Life,

translated from Syriac Aramaic into English by Sebastian Brock

"May every bodily image

be wiped away from my mind’s eye,

and may you alone

be depicted before the eye of my mind.

And now, when your Spirit descends from heaven

upon your Mysteries,

may I ascend in spirit from earth to heaven.

At this time

when your power is mingled in with the bread,

may my life be commingled

with your spiritual life."

– Joseph the Visionary on the contemplative life,

Prayers of the Mystics section,

The Syriac Fathers on Prayer and the Spiritual Life,

translated from Syriac Aramaic into English by Sebastian Brock



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Sant Tulsi Sahib and the People of the Anurag Sagar (Lineage of Sant Satgurus)

Sant Tulsi Sahib and the People of the Anurag Sagar (Lineage of Sant Satgurus)

Sant Tulsi Sahib of Hathras is the founding guru (Adi Guru) of modern-day Sant Mat, with most all Sant Mat and Radhasoami lineages tracing back to him. My podcasts, earlier booklet, and various blogs have focused on finding out who his guru was, and from there getting a glimpse of the overall Sant Mat family tree, the lineage of this Path of the Masters (Inner Light and Sound Meditation) dating back many centuries. I trace that spiritual heritage back to Dariya Sahib of Bihar, his guru Sat Saheb. Sat Saheb connects back to the gurus in the Sant Dharam Das lineage, a mystical branch of the Path of Guru Kabir.

Sant Dariya Sahib of Bihar (left), Sant Tulsi Sahb and Kabir (right)

An important text for all of these is, The Anurag Sagar, a kind of Gospel of Kabir. This is an important book for followers of Sant Mat to read and study. It's a free online book one can access at Archive.org and a few other places. See, the Anurag Sagar Studies Page, where you can read the Anurag Sagar online at Sant Mat Radhasoami Books, The E Library: Anurag Sagar Section: http://www.SpiritualAwakeningRadio.com/anurag.html


“‘Hazur [Baba Sawan Singh] one day told Seth Vasdev, whose car is always at Hazur’s disposal, that he should read Kabir Sahib’s Anurag Sagar (The Ocean of Intense Love). Hazur said that without studying it, one cannot fully understand the difference between Kal (the negative power) and Dayal Mat (the Path of the true and Merciful God), nor can one fully grasp the teachings of Sant Mat.’” (Rai Sahib Munshi Ram, “With the Three Masters”, and also included in the: Introduction to, The Ocean of Love: The Anurag Sagar of Kabir, 1982, Published by Sant Bani Ashram, Sanbornton, New Hampshire, USA)

"Among the saints whom Tulsi Sahib himself singles out in Ghat Ramayan as Satgurus (true masters) are Buali Qalandar, Jalaluddin Rumi, Kabir Sahib, Dadu Dayal, Rai Das Ji, Dariya Sahib (who may have been Tulsi Sahib's own Guru), Guru Nanak, Surdas Ji, Nabha Das Ji, Mansur, Mirabai, Sarmad, and Shams-e Tabrizi." (Tulsi Sahib - Saint of Hathras, second edition, 2017, Introduction, page xiii)


The Origins of Sant Mat, the Five Names, and the Identity of Tulsi Sahib's Guru - Sant Mat Satsang Podcast With James Bean

@ Youtube: https://TinyURL.com/TheSants

Or listen/download wherever you get your podcasts from (Apple, Spotitfy, Amazon Audibles, Pandora, Gaana, TuneIN, etc...). I also have a new podcast website. People can listen, download, and subscribe there as well. Plus it has buttons that go to Youtube, Apple and many other podcast sites: https://spiritualawakeningradio.libsyn.com/website

Sant Tulsi Sahib of Hathras, India


Guru Lineage Charts of Sant Mat, Radhasoami, Surat Shabd Yoga (Inner Light and Sound Meditation), Guru Kabir, the Dharamdasis of Kabir Panth, Dadu Panth, Dariya Sahib, the Ten Sikh Gurus, Param Sant Tulsi Sahib of Hathras and Successors, Radhasoami Faith, the House of Kirpal, and Maharshi Mehi -- Sant Mat Radhasoami Books, The E Library: Guru Lineage Charts Section:

https://santmatradhasoami.blogspot.com/2019/01/guru-lineage-charts-of-radhasoami-sant.html

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Light and Sound on the Path -- Sant Mat Fellowship


Light and Sound on the Path -- Sant Mat Fellowship

See New eGroup Home Online (Replacing Yahoo Groups): https://santmatfellowship.groups.io/g/main
Also see the SantMatRadhasoami Blog @ Blogspot, and @ Wordpress, and Radhasoami @ LiveJournal.

"Life is a progression. We progress from childhood to adulthood, from simplicity to complexity, from ignorance to knowledge, from innocence to wisdom and from birth to death. It is the law of life. But there is also a progression from the external life to the internal, from the hustle and bustle of material life to the serenity and silence of internal life. It is in the latter that we experience the beauty of the Self and its connection with Divinity. (Jagessar Das, New Book: Doctor by Chance, Mystic by Choice)

"The Master finished speaking and fell silent for a while. I felt the import of his words penetrate my entire being. I pledged myself to explore the universe of love, that universe that transcends time, space and causality. It is a universe which needs no spaceship for its conquest. It has riches undreamed of in the outer physical universe. The physical universe is a place of awe-inspiring beauty, and the mind of man is naturally inclined to plumb the wonders of its creation; but this outer universe is only the material robe of the Supreme Lord, who is all love. God has upheld His entire creation with the power of love, and the very soul of man is infused with this power. I have sojourned in the physical world for eons, and I have known the three states of slumber, dream and wakefulness. Now, through the grace of a living Master, I would attain the state of superconsciousness. I will be shown how to reassert my own true nature and thus walk upon the highway of love, the radiant way of return to my true home." (Pilgrimage Of James -- An Odyssey of Inner Space, by George Arnsby Jones, now an online book at The Internet Archive)

'In this labyrinth of existence we can become quite habituated into remaining as surface-dwellers living inundated by all the outward distractions that life on earth provides. We may ask of ourselves, “Am I availing myself of the spiritual direction and wisdom that comes from within?”

'Over the centuries contemplative souls have taught that the human body is a kind of temple, and that within this temple are portals that lead to other dimensions, that by looking within this microcosm we may access the macrocosm of the heavens.

'We are children of both worlds.
We human beings are a Tree of Life
with roots in the earth
and branches rising into a mystic sky.'
(recent podcast, A Human Being, Where Inner And Outer Worlds Converge)

The Latest Sant Mat Satsang and Spiritual Awakening Radio Podcasts:

@ Youtube: the largest collection is at the SantMatRadhasoami Youtube Channel:  https://www.youtube.com/c/SantMatRadhasoami/videos

@ The Internet Archive: The Internet Archive has the second largest archive of shows dating back a couple of years:  https://archive.org/details/@spiritualawakeningradio

@ All the Podcast APPS and Curators -- Shows from August of 2019 Up to the Present: Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music and Audibles, Google Podcasts, Radio Public, Gaana (popular in India), Himalaya, Pandora, Stitcher, Android Podcast Apps, Overcast, Podbean, Player FM, Deezer, TuneIN, Libsyn, I Heart Radio, MyTunerRadio, CastBox, ListenNotes, etc..., also the embedded Podcast Player @ my New Radio Website:

The Wisdom of Guru Kabir and Dr. Jagessar Das;
Awakening from the Soul Slumber of the Ages;
John the Baptist's Vegetarian Diet -- An Exploration of Early Christian Writings and Scholarly Texts, Locust Beans (Not Locusts) -- Beans, Not Bugs;
A Human Being, Where Inner And Outer Worlds Converge;
The Path of the Living Masters: How A Formless God Communicates With Souls Living in Worlds of Form;
Teachings of Baba Jaimal Singh of the Radhasoami Faith;
The Rule About Not Sharing One's Inner Experiences in Sant Mat, and... The WONDERS of Inner Space;
Seven Teachings of Sant Mat, and... Requirements For Initiation;
A Spiritual Talk (Satsang) Based on the Teachings of Beloved Swami Sant Sevi Ji Maharaj of Sant Mat;
Sant Darshan Singh: Love's Last Madness (Mystic Poetry);
Baba Faqir Chand;
Mystic Poetry of Maharshi Mehi;
The Origins of Sant Mat Revisited, then... Satsang Readings from the Mystic Poetry of Kabir, Tulsi Sahib, and the Anurag Sagar;

This is the last mailing via Yahoo Groups. Join for Free Groups.IO, the Replacement for what has been Yahoo Groups

Over the years so many of you have signed up with my various Yahoo groups and this has served as a great mailing list I've used occasionally to share spiritual quotes, blog entries or satsang radio podcast announcements. Recently, Yahoo announced that even the email listserv version of Yahoo Groups will soon be discontinued... as of December 15th, 2020. BUT, I've already created some groups at a wonderful free site that represents a great improvement over Yahoo. You're invited to join Groups.IO, the 2021 version of eGroups. -- James Bean

Joining is very simple. Just go to: https://groups.io/register  type your email address and create a password, and POOF! You're in. You'll have an account there.

Then join the Sant Mat group: https://santmatfellowship.groups.io/g/main  (or type "Sant Mat" in the search box there and you'll see a few groups I've created there), join and you'll continue to receive a message once a month or occasionally.

Not Necessarily Saints, Says Tukaram

They're not mystics because they write poetry,
not saints because they're related to a saint.
Their names and costumes don't matter;
only those who face the enemy in battle are brave.
They're not mystics just because they play instruments
and drape an ascetic's blanket over their shoulders,
or sing and recite scriptures.
Reading the Vedas and performing rituals
does not make them saints.
Penances, pilgrimages and living in forests
make no one a mystic.
Beads, caste marks and smeared ashes --
these don't make a saint.
If they don't forget the body*, says Tuka,
they're just people of the world.

-- Sant Tukarama, Many Voices, One Song, The Poet Mystics of Maharashtra

* Note: “forget the body”, or in other words, being able to transcend the material realm via meditation practice.

Paramahansa Yogananda: "Truths are not truths to you unless you realize them within yourself. Without realization, they are just ideas. For spiritual perception, spiritual consciousness, lies not in vague theological ideas, but in the acquisition of Self-realization."

Question: Is this a Covid warning?

“Be on guard, so that your hearts do not become heavy with the eating of flesh and with the intoxication of wine and with the anxiety of the world, and that day come upon you suddenly; for as a snare it will come upon all who dwell upon the surface of the earth.” (Jesus, Luke 21:34, Evangelion Da-Mepharreshe — Old Syriac-Aramaic Manuscript of the New Testament Gospels)

Answer (my reply): It certainly does fit a tragic pattern. Not that Covid 19 is the only example of a zoonotic apocalypse, just the latest in a long series of pandemics and killer flu seasons or bird flues leading to much self-inflicted human suffering due to a diet that includes eating meat. The 1918 pandemic called the Spanish Flu was an H1N1 virus with genes of avian origin. There is now discussion about a future zoonotic pandemic that could be far worse, even more deadly than the current one. And this is part of a long sad history of diseases being passed from animals to humans. Wet markets and factory farms are the perfect setting for deadly diseases to transmit from species to species to human. The consequences of the eating of flesh leading to anxiety and pestilence goes back many centuries, and may ultimately bring civilization to an end one day soon… unless we collectively change our ways. #GoVegan

Above: Someone commented on my article @ Medium (SantMat.Medium), and my reply: Evidence That Jesus and The Original Aramaic Christians Were Vegetarians, By James Bean.

"Blessed are the souls who in today's materialistic world have an inclination towards spirituality." (Swami Sant Sevi Ji Maharaj)

"What wonders has your love effected!
When someone is still alive
he has left this world:
though his bodily condition remains
with the world's bodily condition,
yet his spirit has been raised up towards You,
so that for a period of time
he is where he knows not,
being totally raptured and drawn towards You."

-- John of Apamea, Prayers of the Mystics section, The Syriac Fathers on Prayer and the Spiritual Life, translated from Syriac Aramaic into English by Sebastian Brock ////////
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Podcast: A Human Being: Where Inner And Outer Worlds Converge

Podcast: A Human Being: Where Inner And Outer Worlds Converge


Podcast: A Human Being: Where Inner And Outer Worlds Converge

@ Youtube: https://youtu.be/RSI6Cul7LvU

In this labyrinth of existence we can become quite habituated into remaining as surface-dwellers living inundated by all the outward distractions that life on earth provides. We may ask of ourselves, “Am I availing myself of the spiritual direction and wisdom that comes from within?”

Over the centuries contemplative souls have taught that the human body is a kind of temple, and that within this temple are portals that lead to other dimensions, that by looking within this microcosm we may access the macrocosm of the heavens.

"Anyone who has probed the inner life, who has sat in silence long enough to experience the stillness of the mind behind its apparent noise, is faced with a mystery. Apart from all the outer attractions of life in the world, there exists at the center of human consciousness something quite satisfying and beautiful in itself, a beauty without features. The mystery is not so much that these two dimensions exist -- an outer world and the mystery of the inner world -- but that we are suspended between them, as a space in which both worlds meet … as if the human being is the meeting point, the threshold between two worlds." (Shaikh Kabir Helminski)

We are children of both worlds.

We human beings are a Tree of Life

with roots in the earth

and branches rising into a mystic sky.

Spiritual Awakening Radio With James Bean, and the Sant Mat Satsang Podcast -- Education For A More Peaceful Planet

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All for the Love of Wisdom and Radio, Jai Sat Naam, Jai Guru, Radhasoami, Satya Raam, Bandagi Saheb, In Divine Love, Light and Sound, Peace Be To You,

James

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God is the Ocean of Love, and Souls are Drops from this Ocean.

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A Human Being: Where Inner And Outer Worlds Converge -- New Podcast @ Youtube: https://tinyurl.com/InnerAndOuter

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Seek God Within via Meditation, by Maharshi Mehi

Seek God Within via Meditation, by Maharshi Mehi



Sant Tulsi Sahib: "Within the tiny poppy seed [point of concentration] is found the abode of the Supreme Being. Focusing upon this point between the eyes [third eye], one finds the path to the Beloved. One who stills their consciousness at that point pierces through and sees the reflection of the entire universe."

The Supreme, being the Subtlest, can not be apprehended by the material sense-organs... Although, all the outward and inner tasks are performed by them, the sense-organs are material and cannot grasp the Supreme Sovereign. It is impossible to have the Knowledge of the Supreme while being in the realm of the senses or Non-Conscious nature. One must go beyond the senses and Non-Conscious nature in order to realize the Supreme. For this reason, the outward practices of devotion are of not much use in attaining direct knowledge of the Supreme. The attainment of the state of Oneness is impossible by outer means. The state of Oneness is attained by going beyond all the realms of the non-conscious nature and by moving upward within the body. Waking and dreaming are the evidence that various states exist and can be altered.

One may argue the following premises:

1. The Supreme Sovereign is all pervasive and as such is already realized; therefore, there is no need to seek It.

2. The Supreme Sovereign is pervasive only through its energies or rays. The presence of Its actual form is in a locality. If we are able to go to that locality, then we will attain It.

In response to the first argument, although the Supreme Sovereign is all pervasive, one is not experiencing It directly. It is like attempting to satisfy oneself with imaginary sweets.

In response to the second argument, the Supreme Sovereign, by definition, is infinite. The Infinite cannot be contained in a single place, but must by definition be in all places. Further, the concept of locality contradicts the Unlimited form of the Supreme Sovereign. The Supreme Sovereign can only be Unoriginated and Unlimited.

In conclusion, the Supreme Sovereign should be sought within, beyond the sense realm as previously described. To move spiritually upward within one’s self, through and beyond the realms, is to progress towards union with the Supreme Sovereign. 

-- Maharshi Mehi, Philosophy Of Liberation:

download here: https://www.maharishimehi.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/PHLB-609-ver108pre-acrobat-final.pdf

or download here: https://archive.org/stream/PhilosophyOfLiberationAManualOfSantMatMysticism/Philosophy_Of_Liberation#mode/1up

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Light and Sound on the Path -- Sant Mat Fellowship


Light and Sound on the Path -- Sant Mat Fellowship Online


Join for Free Groups.IO, the Replacement for Yahoo Groups

Over the years so many of you have signed up with my various Yahoo groups and this has served as a great mailing list I've used occasionally to share spiritual quotes, blog entries or satsang radio podcast announcements. Recently, Yahoo announced that even the email listserv version of Yahoo Groups will soon be discontinued... as of December 15th. BUT, I've already created some groups at a wonderful free site that represents a great improvement over Yahoo. You're invited to join Groups.IO, the 2020 version of eGroups. -- James Bean

Joining is very simple. Just go to: https://groups.io/register  type your email address and create a password, and POOF! You're in. You'll have an account there.

Then join the Sant Mat group: https://santmatfellowship.groups.io/g/main  (or type "Sant Mat" in the search box there and you'll see a few groups I've created there), join and you'll continue to receive a message once a month or occasionally.

The Latest Sant Mat Satsang and Spiritual Awakening Radio Podcasts @ Youtube. Like, Subscribe, Click the Bell to get Alerts, and Share With Others: https://www.youtube.com/c/SantMatRadhasoami/videos

Teachings of Baba Jaimal Singh of the Radhasoami Faith;

Spiritual Discourses of Baba Somanath, Disciple of Huzur Baba Sawan Singh;

A Prayer For Peace or Ahimsa -- Praises To A Formless God;

Ethical Guidance From Kabir and An Introduction to Sant Mat Spirituality;

Overcoming Distracting Thoughts So We Have Great Meditations;

The Living Spiritual Path of Sant Mat Based in Bihar, India, Parts 1-5  (so far -- more to come);

The Vegetarianism of the Jesus Movement: The Syriac-Aramaic Clementines & The "Yoke of the Lord" in the The Didache

Veg Sayings of Jesus, Rumi, Rabia & Bawa Muhaiyaddeen in Sufi Islamic Sources

The Original Jesus Movement (Ebionites) Recognized Those in India Who Worship the One God, are Vegetarians, and Follow the Same Peaceful Ethical Precepts;

Loaves Without The Fishes in Early Christian Writings;

Vegan & Veg Teachings in Buddhism;

Rules For Being Guru, By Swami Vyasanand Ji Maharaj;

Reincarnation in Gnosticism, and... Let the Gnostics Be Gnostic;

The Gospel of THOMAS and Initiation Into the Mysteries of the Kingdom of the Heavens, also Kirpal Singh on Initiation;

The Gospel of Mary Magdalene and Gnostic Spirituality;

The Science of Spirituality According to Swami Santsevi Ji Maharaj;

The Goal of Sant Mat Spirituality and Meditation: Our Path Back to the Source;

Meditation Practice According to Swami Santsevi Ji Maharaj;

Meet the Unknown Guru of Radhaswami: Maharaj Girdhari Sahib;

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Remembering the Forgotten Self (Soul) Lost in the Dust of Creation

Rumi: "You think of yourself as a citizen of the universe. You think you belong to this world of dust and matter. Out of this dust you have created a personal image, and have forgotten about the essence of your true origin."

Stevan L. Davies: "I think that Gnosticism is about discovering the way that God has turned into you, and then realizing that if you can describe how it is that God turned into you, you can reverse the process."

Over the many centuries there have always been mystical branches of Judaism, Kabbalah, Sethian Gnosis, and others that have had an ethical, peaceful philosophy of life, adhered to a vegetarian diet, had living teachers or Masters of the Name, a system of initiation into holy names, and the #meditation practice of ascension of the soul through several upper worlds of Light and Sound, with the goal of reuniting with the Supreme Being. Sometimes these teachings get lost or partially forgotten over time, but there is evidence for their existence, and the quest of the mystic soul is to REMEMBER. (from one of my blog entries)

Like Galileo discovering new worlds through the lens of his telescope, mystics have been trying to tell humanity for eons of something quite similar. The reason why the contemplative state of being is still hidden from most of us is that, unlike Galileo’s telescope, in order to look through this particular lens, the third eye or inner vision, we mustn’t focus on the outward sensory impressions, but go in the opposite direction: into Inner Space. Look through the lens of the third eye during meditation to access the world of within. Tune the inner radio dial, listening for the subtle inner sounds coming from beyond the silence. This is how to access the Kingdom of the Heavens, the Inner Space within you. (from one of my blog entries)

"Look within yourself with the inner eye.

The whole expanse inside is replete

with the refulgence of the Divine Light."

-- Dadu Dayal, the Compassionate Mystic

“Sant Kabir Sahab asks: ‘You have lost an object in one place and you are looking for it in an entirely different place. How could you possibly find it?’ Let us consider this dilemma in view of the way people usually attempt to find peace, joy and contentment. People wander ceaselessly through life, always seeking to acquire material resources, thinking they will thus achieve their goal of happiness. However, as the saints tell us, even if we acquire all these physical possessions – status, fame, or wealth – we are still unable to attain true peace, joy and happiness. The peace we seek is not found in the outer material world but only in the inner world of the soul. The outer manifest world is merely sensory. It is transitory and ever-fleeting. But within us lives the Supreme Being whose true form is peace and bliss. The Divine is unmanifest (without physical form), eternal, and beyond the senses. Only by turning inward and ceasing the outward wandering, will we be able to attain lasting joy and eternal peace.”

– Swami Santsevi Ji Maharaj – Finding Peace Within – Light and Sound on the Path

“Bring the sky beneath your feet and listen to Celestial Music everywhere.” -- Rumi