Motives for Meditation

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“From the moment you came into the world of being , A ladder was placed before you that you might escape.” – Divani Shamsi Tabriz Initially most people choose to meditate out of curiosity or to relieve psychological pain, increase pleasure, or enhance power. The goal of all these motives is to strengthen the ego…. Read more »

Jao!

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The variations in Maharaji’s use of the word “jao” were infinite – from a bellow (sometimes preceded by “Ap [you]!”) for the recalcitrant to a tender, “Jao, Ma…” as he gently patted a woman devotee bowing at his feet.  Usually as devotees would come before him during the day, he would hand them a piece… Read more »