SADHANA : TPPTSP | SEL0182 TO SEL0186

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SADHANA : TPPTSP | SEL0182 | SWAMI SIVANANDA

|| VEDANTIC SADHANA | OBSTACLES IN THE PATH ||

Even a slight tinge of Earthliness makes one unfit for the Realization of the Absolute .

No doubt the Earth itself is The Absolute , but our attitude towards the earth is not of the nature of The Absolute .


SADHANA : TPPTSP | SEL0183 | SWAMI SIVANANDA

|| VEDANTIC SADHANA | OBSTACLES IN THE PATH ||

Name , power , wealth , and sex are the four doors to the fort of self-degeneration and imprisonment .

These four are to be carefully abandoned .


SADHANA : TPPTSP | SEL0184 | SWAMI SIVANANDA

|| VEDANTIC SADHANA | OBSTACLES IN THE PATH ||

Passion is the instinctive urge for externalization through self-preservation and self-multiplication .

It is the diversifying power which is directly opposite to the force that moves towards the Integration of Being .


SADHANA : TPPTSP | SEL0185 | SWAMI SIVANANDA

|| VEDANTIC SADHANA | OBSTACLES IN THE PATH ||

There is a sudden revolt of the natural physical consciousness against all endeavour to reach the Absolute Reality .

The rebellion is so uncontrollable that Realization seems to be well neigh impossible , for a weak aspirant .


SADHANA : TPPTSP | SEL0186 | SWAMI SIVANANDA

|| VEDANTIC SADHANA | OBSTACLES IN THE PATH ||

People complain of disturbances and failures in meditation due to the impurity and grossness of their minds .

A thorough study and understanding of the natural laws and truths of life is absolutely necessary before venturing to start meditation on the Real Essence of Existence .

Without such necessary equipments , one is liable to be lost in the dark dungeon of Ignorance .

SOURCE | SATYAVEDISM.COM