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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Aug 06, Dmitriy Khaver rated it it was amazing. The other important finding is that this battery can be enlarged by exercising your willpower.
A last example, when we are wholly concentrated on a subject, it can be likened to the dog with zero slack on the leash.
When you think you’ve performed exercises adequately, you haven’t. I wrote saying to him that I wanted to find a place in which to live for some months, where quiet meditation would be possible.
II, JulyNo3, review of ‘Theury: Konrad rated it it was ok Mar 12, Mouni Sadhu’s writing often touches on aspects of Indian Philosophy and Greek Philosophywhich at certain times and instances could be viewed as esoteric. Yoga and Yoga Discipline. So between and he lived for two years in Brazil, before emigrating to Australia.
Yes, this would seem logically to be true, but in my experience, not speaking of my goals always ended up being helpful. The fact is that he was completely anonymous and some of the books are connected, like any practical manual on a specifically technical subject, and are linked to, and sometimes prerequisites for,  particular areas of study or levels of development.
India the Latent Light Culture. He returned to Australia arriving 23 September Ryan – – Point Loma, Calif. The destructive one, is of course the latter. The will does not produce any thoughts or necessitate any thoughts to be active, thus focus on that, not on the trickeries of the mind.
He kindly recommended his own monastery. For this first exercise, and maybe others, do not attempt to eliminate thoughts, or reduce thoughts, or analyse during the exercise. John rated it liked it Aug 08, So the dog mindis allowed to run around everywhere and do whatever it wants because there is no leash will that connects it and the owner the deeper you.
What depletes the battery is any sort of discipline that you may impose on yourself, whether it is to do something you do not like or to not do something that you do like. A number of reviewers and sources who have not understood or appreciated the practical nature of Mouni Sadhu’s works, have unjustly described him as self-promoting.
Tara Stone rated it really liked it Sep 18, At one point I had to stop for 2 full days as it was not possible but other than that it has been continuous. History of Western Philosophy. We know, for example, that Mouni Sadhu studied Hermeticism exclusively betweenbased to a large degree on the lectures of G. Sign in Create an account. They are two different things. Narasimha Swami, 3rd ed. What you should do on the other hand is constantly feed your body very complex carbohydrates throughout the day as these metabolize slowly.
Thomas D rated it really liked it Jul 22, Your future is dictated by your present expectations of the future. To specify, because I am not being very clear, there is a distinct difference between stating what your goals are in a matter of fact way and speaking of saxhu in a delusional or day-dream manner.
Blavatsky human idea imagine Indian inner Jivanmukta John Blofeld kind Maharshi sadju 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.
Similarly, in the chapter, ‘My Path to Maharshi’ he explains, “A friend in Paris, a Roman Omuni 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.
His greatest personal influence was Ramana Maharshi. If you wish to walk the path of spirituality rather than just talk about spirituality, I highly recommend this work.
For example, when you are going to sleep and you just passed into that state where you are not quite asleep but also not conscious any more, you can liken that to an owner walking this little hyperactive dog without a leash.
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Concentration: A Guide to Mental Mastery by Mouni Sadhu
Both safhu these works he subsequently quotes in all of his books and particularly as themes for meditation. 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.
What can we learn or more deeply understand from this analogy? Jun 10, Dave Romain rated it it was amazing. Hard and fast information about Mouni Sadhu’s early life is hampered by the fact that the author was concentratikn reluctant to speak about his background. Bhikshu – – Tinevelly, S.
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Realize that it is only through regulating and controlling the leash that the dog can be restricted. Not because of any egotistical reasons or anything you would probably assume at first thought, but because it would not be beneficial to you, and in fact may be detrimental.
In a letter to Thomas Merton inhumbly requesting him as a spiritual brother, to consider writing a Foreword to a planned book szdhu his to be published as Contemplation: I sahu read a book titled Willpower by Roy F Baumeister.
This is the best beginner’s book for meditation. Ho Lee rated it it was amazing Aug 27, It is completely against its dominant use, which is to extrapolate and find correlating ideas linked to the previous idea. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
If we are prepared to accept this fact then his books take on a tremendous personal meaning for us, Go back and do cocnentration again. Books by Mouni Sadhu.