Mouni Sadhu. 3. PREFACE. This book has been written to bridge the gap between the many existing theoretical works on mental concentration and meditation. 1 Apr What are your experiences? – Curiously, in Concentration, Mouni Sadhu also mentions that you would do well to keep your exercises secret. Concentration. Front Cover. Mouni Sadhu. Mandala Books, – Health & Fitness – pages Bibliographic information. QR code for Concentration.
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Intuitively I felt that this is what I was seeking. As a young man in Europe, from to Mouni Sadhu belonged to an order of Rosicrucian Hermetists and published a number of articles on Tarot Hermetic philosophy as well as spirituality. Similarly, in the chapter, ‘My Path to Maharshi’ he explains, “A friend in Paris, a Roman Catholic priest, a well-educated and elderly man with whom I sometimes corresponded, knew of my endeavours without in any way attempting to dissuade me from them.
In his preface to Concentration Mouni Sadhu introduces the reader to the works of Yogi Ramacharaka and Yoga stating:. And further, the need to often endure irritating and stressful interactions and relations with others that I would normally not bother with. The mind will never be able to act upon the mind and prevent it from thinking. You present expectations are dictated by your past observations.
One is a mode of communicating information the other is a mode of communicating emotions and feelings. He had spent the years since earnestly pursuing the quest of the Self Overself as taught by the Maharshi. Any time you spend reading from this book and doing the exercises, no matter how minimal your discipline, will be time well spent. There is no more birth nor death for the fully spiritualized being.
It was a realization which lead to a deep understanding that changed my perception. Then the honesty and idealism of the firsts President of the T.
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Sign in to use this feature. Of his first widely published book In Days of Great PeaceMouni Sadhu says of it in his ‘Introduction to the First Edition’; “I have not tried to write down any of the ‘teachings’ of Maharshi, as they can be found in many books. I had read so many concentratikn by pupils who were clever in classifying the qualities and teachings of their Masters, that I should have known at least in theory, what may be expected in the presence of one of Them.
Open Preview See a Problem? Selva Raja[from old catalog] Yesudian – – London: That coupled with the earlier years of his inner striving in pursuit of Truth and Realisation qualified him as one well prepared to sit at the feet of the Great Rishi whose life and teaching were those of a genuine spiritual Master decreed to humanity in this our modern world. From there he was transferred as a prisoner of war in Germany until Olcott- and the mysterious and powerful personality of Madame Blavatskycould not be disregarded.
Derek delivers a talk about how we should keep our goals to ourselves and not verbalize them. Narasimha Concentraiton, 3rd ed. It would be impossible to repeat in Meditation the material previously expounded in other books. IX ‘My Path to Maharshi’ p.
Prior to that, “At 25 years of age, Theosophy attracted my attention. Although born in Poland and living there until the outbreak World War II, he eventually settled in Australia and became a naturalised Australian citizen in the early s. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.
In Days of Great Peace and Concentration. The pseudonym concengration Sadhu’ Silent Monk indicates the fact that Mouni Sadhu’s books are about the practical teachings embodied therein and the purpose and message entrusted him, and on a number of occasions he ,ouni 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.
I started about 2 weeks ago doing three exercises a day of 10 minutes each. Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy.
He was immensely pleased when I told him that was the very book for which I would have asked. This book speaks about the ultimate aim, the achievement of Superconsciousness-Samadhi, and the way to it” . Oliver rated it did not like it Jul 30, An extensive study of both these books is necessary before one can attempt to make a start with the present work, which is the culminating point for its two predecessors.
What you should do on the other hand is constantly feed your body very complex carbohydrates throughout the day as these metabolize slowly. This is in fact why the difficult disappeared so quickly, otherwise it would not have been feasible. Konrad rated it it was ok Mar 12, In the same document he states that his further occupation is that of “part-time writer.
Concentration: A Guide to Mental Mastery
Hafiz Syed expressed it clearly and concisely in his Foreword to ‘In Days of Great Peace’ saying of Mouni Sadhu, “As an earnest seeker he pursued several methods of God realization as taught by various schools of Yoga, occultism and mysticism and finally came to his supreme Master and Guru, Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi who finding him well equipped with the necessary qualifications I forgot all my previous endeavours.
Therefore, he realizes the value of preparatory ways that may lead toward this ultimately. Mouni Sadhu settled in Melbourne the remainder of his life. A Muoni to Mental Mastery 4. For this first exercise, and maybe others, do not attempt to eliminate thoughts, or reduce thoughts, or analyse during the exercise.
Yuri Rocha rated it liked it Jul 04, The second term, spirituality, transcends this world of illusion, and for a spiritual man the pronoun I becomes identical with the consciousness of the Whole. Blavatsky human idea imagine Indian inner Jivanmukta John Blofeld kind Maharshi manifestation mantra means mental methods mind mind’s minutes mysterious never occult occultists odic one-pointedness one’s outer peace perfect perform person physical pin-head possible powers of concentration practical Pranayama prayer reach realization resurrection saints Samadhi Sankaracharya senses Seraphim Seraphim of Sarov siddhis simple student study of concentration subtle success Taoism things thinking thoughts Tibet true master true meditation Truth Turiya usually vasanas verse visualization whole will-power wisdom words Yoga yogis.
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I have steadily been increasing the period of the concentration exercise by 1 minute every day for each exercise. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. But in the Western spiritual tradition this is reversed.
What are your experiences? The fact is that he was completely anonymous and some of concentrationn books are connected, like any practical manual on a specifically technical subject, and are linked to, and sometimes prerequisites for,  particular areas doncentration study or levels of development. Thus by telling you the answer, I remove the possibility of you finding that vantage point for yourself and getting the deep understanding there are other vantage points which would allow you to come to the same conclusion.