Concentration. Mouni Sadhu. 3. PREFACE. This book has been written to bridge the gap between the many existing theoretical works on mental concentration. Concentration Concentration Concentration tells you how to attain the power to control and focus the operation of your mind. In these pages Mouni Sadhu, the. Title, Concentration Mandala Books. Author, Mouni Sadhu. Edition, reprint. Publisher, Mandala Books, Original from, the University of California. Digitized.

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Saints and yogis gain control of themselves by steady practice. And there lies the greatest chance of success. Then when the needle is lying quietly on the surface, gaze at it intently with a strong desire to turn it by the sheer force of your will, centred on it as if imaginary beams were issuing from both your eyes. Read reviews that mention book i read meditation yoga results spiritual effort exercise guide indian masters practical discipline efforts healthy learn master meditate mental serious willing.

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Compelled by the storm of war to leave his family and his studies, he sat there brooding over the fate that awaited him in a few days.

Lack of inner, intuitional and firm conviction, that work of this kind will actually open for him the gateway to a new and better life; for there cannot be any compulsion in a study as subtle as this. Mouni Sadhu settled in Melbourne the remainder of his life. If you are able to analyse your thinking processes, a sincere answer will always be in the negative. Which muoni them do you accept and invite, and which do you reject and repel?

The difficulty of ruling our mind comes just from complicated thinking, which prevents every attempt at one-pointedness. Such a conception deprives God of His most sublime qualities—omniscience, absolute goodness and love of humanity’. It is the surrender of what one believes to be himself, i. Another obstacle is ‘instinctive materialism’ on the part of the prospective student. There are no icy rivers where 1 live now, but the winter months provide swdhu a sufficiently low temperature concenttation the sea-water of the wide bay near my home.

It is impossible within the framework of a book dedicated to a particular aspect of inner work, such as this, to give many examples to prove these facts, so I will mention only a few of the most interesting and striking ones. He returned to Australia arriving 23 September And not everyone is able or willing to develop the dangerous ability, so that more bungling than real magic is the outcome. The Power of Concentration. In it I am in contact with the outer world by means of my five senses.


This is very important, as every change gives rise to some fluctuations within the mind, and this should be avoided muni far as possible. I do not know how far this type of person can advance.

Talking only wastes your will-power and aadhu impedes the success of exercises. Best book I read about how to reach a state of meditation. So he passes his way through life.

About this time Mouni Sadhu came in contact with the head of the Ramakrishna Mission in Paris, [30] the eminent Swami Siddheshwarananda[31] whom the Ashram of Sri Maharshi recommended him to visit. If he does not, but still entertains any hope, that he may ‘slip through a side entrance’, he is deceiving himself, and consequently will have to pay for it. The other important finding is that this battery can be enlarged by exercising your willpower.

Even so, we still continued to exist during that gap in our memory. To be in the power of superstition is a very serious hindrance, barring us from any success.

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Usually, we have no remembrance of any kind of our experiences in Sushupti. In Mouni Sadhu in his ‘Application for Naturalization as an Australian Citizen’ declares,”Since his return he has resided continuously in Melbourne and is employed as an Electrical mechanic by the Melbourne City Council”. Not a strengthening, but a considerable weakening of his powers will be the ultimate ‘attainment’ in such a case. Unfortunately, too many people of mediocre intelligence readily accept such treacherous and senseless statements.

If we are prepared to accept this fact then his books take on a tremendous personal meaning for us, A weak state of physical health can also be a serious hurdle for beginners. Can you affirm with utter certainty that you are always savhu when and only about what you really want to, and that concenttration you know from where your thoughts and feelings are coming into the light of your consciousness?

It is the state of dream during sleep, in which we still have the idea of ‘I’ and ‘Non-I’ or ‘I’ and all the ‘other things’ that constitute the physical world. II, JulyNo. But they cannot always produce their abilities at will, and so they say that ‘some conditions are favourable or—unfavourable’ Then, because there is nothing definite, they never try to possess the occult powers by the practice of exercises in order to develop them. One has ears and eyes, it is true, but one must be able to hear and see through these organs, which is not possible for everyone.


Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. It would be illogical, if not nonsensical; for, as in the case of the innumerable painters throughout history, not everyone of them could become a Raphael or a Concentratuon. Be careful, and do not succumb to this malady. Even Christ did not cure all the sick and disabled when He walked amongst us in Palestine. It was the beginning of Autumn, a season when the dark night skies are often cut by the fiery lines of ‘falling stars’, of meteors.

Many people have studied and reached great ability in performing asanas and the artificial sdahu of rhythmical breathing and retention of breath, and despite all this they died concentratino reaching any worth-while mind control, let alone Samadhi. The mind is a finite and hence limited quantity, therefore it can be controlled. Mouni s writing was based not only on rigorous study of the texts of his day, but on personal experience and diligent practice.

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But actually, at the present time, there is little likelihood of seeing a tme master alive on this earth, for one departed only a few years ago, and they do not come too often. Books by Mouni Sadhu. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

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We will attempt to gain this control in the chapters that follow.