--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "Paul Mason" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > Even though the terms Transcendental Meditation & TM had not been > coined, in 'Thirty Years Around the World' it states catagorically > that before the yagna performed in October 1955, 'Throughout Kerala > Maharishi was instructing the people in Transcendental Meditation'. > In 'Beacon Light of the Himalayas' (an allusion to Guru Dev) Bal > Brhmachari Mahsh (as he signed himself some weeks later) tells the > audience:- > > 'When he devotes himself and meditates on the name and form (NAMA AND > RUPA) of the LORD, he begins to experience some ANANDAM and also the > Grace of the Lord in every walk of life. This experience of Peace and > Anandam is Sadhana. And Sadhana naturally increases his devotion to > God and makes him more and more attached to Him. Thus he develops > intensity of Raga for the ISHTAM. Gradually, this final Raga goes on > increasing and this increase of Raga and Love for the ISHTAM enables > the Grihastha to feel the presence of his 'ISHTAM' always with him, > in all his ways of life, in all his thought, speech and action.'
Listen, Paul, she's going to beat you over the head until you realize that no matter how many times in how many ways Maharishi has said that the mantras are names of gods, that they are not the names of gods. > > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <jstein@> wrote: > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "sparaig" <sparaig@> wrote: > > > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "Paul Mason" > <premanandpaul@> > > wrote: > > > > > > > > > > > > In 'Meditation: easy system propounded by Maharishi Mahesh > Yogi' > > > > (c1959) there is to be found a series of questions which > includes > > the > > > > following: > > > > Q. How does meditation improve the fortune of a man? > > > > A. Our system of meditation involves the All Mighty Power. We > > take > > > > the 'MANTRA' of some God according to our faith and meditate on > > that. > > > > The power of the 'MANTRA' brings to us the Almighty > > > > > > > > > > > > > > All Mighty Power sounds like a rough translation of Ishvara (sp) > > from Patanjali. > > > > But note that he does *not* say the mantras are > > names of gods. > > > To subscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Or go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ and click 'Join This Group!' Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/