In these pages Mouni Sadhu, the author of such well-known books as Samadhi 10 Concentration Contents PREFACE – page 9 PART I INTRODUCTION 1. Mouni Sadhu (17 August – 24 December ) was the nom de plume of Mieczyslaw . In his preface to Concentration Mouni Sadhu introduces the reader to the works of Yogi Ramacharaka and Yoga, stating: ‘More than half a century. Meditation Mouni Sadhu Concentration a Guide to Mental Masteryfixed – Download as Text File .txt), PDF File .pdf) or read online.
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That is why all our advanced brethren whom we call saints and sages, were and are so anxious to get that wisdom now, and to teach us to do the same, as the only real safeguard against the darkness of death.
Conentration people decided to walk only with the aid of sticks or crutches, their limbs would soon become weak and useless.
Concentration: A Guide to Mental Mastery
James Godwin rated it liked it Jan 05, The Master takes on these powers as a form of self-sacrifice! There is another variety of Yoga which also uses concentration, but in a different way.
Concentratiom pseudonym ‘Mouni Sadhu’ Silent Monk indicates the fact that Sashu Sadhu’s books are about the practical teachings embodied therein and the purpose and message entrusted him, and on a number of occasions he indicates that he felt that it was his spiritual Master who was directing the authors pen, certainly as far as the spiritual message contained in his works.
II, JulyNo3, review of ‘Theury: IX ‘My Path to Maharshi’ p. We obviously still do not possess Self-knowledge for otherwise we would not need any training in concentration. Similarly with ladies who often knit away peacefully at perhaps some underwear for their grandchildren. It is the entering into a new state of consciousness about which you cannot possibly know or anticipate anything, until you achieve the two-fold realization concentratiob mentioned.
This concentation also be explained, when you finish your training, at the end of Chapter XXI.
The eternal ‘bundle of thoughts’ as the Sage tells us—remains. Such men forget that books are much more numerous than the mluni and months they have yet to live through. Tsv rated it it was ok Jan 02, Simply, I would like to state that mind likes to vibrate, asdhu matter whether or not these vibrations i.
They are all based on the training of the attention, making it possible to fix it on one simple object of thought, by first using the power of visualization.
Breathe slowly and rhythmically as this may accelerate the result. But sharpen your tools and moini will be no difficulty in piercing a hole or cutting a straight line.
There is always a great danger of creating a powerful ego which could be substituted in the eyes of such a mistaken person for the true aim of the perennial realization—the immortal Truth. There is no room here nor purpose in enumerating many of them, so I shall limit the examples to concentrration which is the most striking because of its superb simplicity, authenticity and modesty, so typical of the Christian saints of the highest order.
Its name is suffering, no matter whether in this or other worlds. His life is spent on using and accepting something which originates beyond his reach and understanding. Next, the nature of thought must be briefly explained. Analysing the process of prayer, we will find, that there are different kinds and degrees of it, more or less perfect and pure, and therefore, more or less effective.
The particular ways in which an Eastern seeker applies his power of concentration do not matter as far as this study is concerned.
Concentration: A Guide to Mental Mastery by Mouni Sadhu
Published as it was, before the fascination with things “New Agey,” it dispels many of the myths and misconceptions that have arisen and been promoted out that movement. The next state of consciousness or awareness—if it is possible to speak of any awareness in it—is that mysterious state of dreamless sleep, or Sushupti in Indian terms, which is totally dissimilar to the two known to us.
You may become a doctor, professor, lawyer, clergyman and so on.
Just as a falling drop merges into the ocean, so each will lose his separate existence and be absorbed into the motionless sea of Perfection.
The subtle interplay between the will and the mind is very much like this analogy. The more you really know, the more you admire the superb simplicity of things as seen with the eye of wisdom and not that of differences and multiplicity.
I will mention just a few of these conditions. If you are so inclined – – And Thank You. Man’s consciousness is able to merge into and become one with the consciousness of the Whole, i. We may experience them only once in our lives or many times; but always we swdhu not in control of them.
What results can I expect from my exercises, if I am unable, at the desired moment to stop my anger or greed against someone near me and consequently ceaselessly think concentratjon him? The memory of former impressions still contained in the brain does not affect this statement; for imagination belonging to the past, present or future is not experience.
These studies are also not for them because without a sense of subtle things, the result will be void. The fifth and final series cannot be mastered merely on the ground of the satisfactory performance of earlier exercises, or because of carefully conducted advanced ones.
Disciplining the mind should in fact be shortening the leash and the owner having the strength to not move in the direction the dog is pulling. Its name is suffering! It is only a necessary ability and tool which allows a man a higher and better level of life-consciousness, otherwise unattainable for laymen in this particular subdivision of occult training. But absolute silence is still always preferable. A life of surrender to the Highest is as effective as that of the ‘Direct Path’ and much more suited to them.
To do what you initially set forth, it is enough to be aware of your mistakes in the past, and continue setting your goals. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Intuitively I felt that this is what I was seeking.
Mac rated it it was amazing Apr 03, In this large work was explained how to perform various occult practices complete with all the technicalities. In Mouni Sadhu in his ‘Application for Naturalization as an Australian Citizen’ declares,”Since his return he has resided continuously in Melbourne and is employed as an Electrical mechanic by the Melbourne City Council”.
This book can be strongly recommended to all those who want to find a true sense and fulfillment in their lives and to ultimately depart into the other world fearlessly and with peace. That which prays is not a foreign and separate entity worshipping some far-off lord of the world. Of course, effective use of the words implies strong concentration, and this ssadhu just the motive-force which acts.
I will post a like to the document as soon as I recieve permission. The then governor was hopelessly bed-ridden with paralysed limbs and at the time, according to mluni doctors, death was only a few weeks distant.