--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Peter <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > > --- sparaig <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "Paul Mason" > > <premanandpaul@> wrote: > > > > > > When I spent some time with Brahmachari Sattyanand > > he gave me an > > > advanced technique which involves paying attention > > to the mantra in a > > > particular location. Being in India, with an > > Indian, in an Indian > > > ashram, I asked him if he meant in the vicinity of > > the so&so chakra, > > > but he soon made it very clear he had no patience > > for any mention of > > > chakras and left it at that. He did not say why, > > but I suspect it is > > > for the very reasons that Turq gives, that it was > > off his map (which > > > is a very good reason not to embark on a > > dissertation about them). > > > > > > > Sounds to me like projection. I remember quite > > explicitly the exact wording of my > > advanced technique instruction (acting traing comes > > in handy at times) and there wasn't > > anything like "pay attention to the mantra in a > > certain location." I can certainly see why, if > > you were expecting something chakra-ish, you would > > misremember what you were told, > > but it is certainly not what I was told and I doubt > > if you were told that either. > > It was thinking the mantra in a certain area of the > body. It is one of the last advanced techniques. I can > see why the term "chakra" was not used because chakra > for most people is just a concept that could confuse > things.
I also got it that way. There is certainly an advanced technique were you have to have your attention at a certain area. If it's the exact location of the (heart)-chakra is another question. I was pointed to an anatomical spot, that is not normally considered to be the heart center, but its close enough. 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/