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Requirements for Initiation in Sant Mat (Surat Shabd Yoga: The Inner Light and Sound of God, Inner Light and Sound Meditation)

Requirements for Initiation in Sant Mat (Surat Shabd Yoga: The Inner Light and Sound of God, Inner Light and Sound Meditation) “You can’t read your way to enlightenment.” — Stephan Hoeller The focus of the bhakti Sants of India is not on constructing earthly temples, building organizational structures, or temples of the mind. Rather, they …

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Chart of the Heavenly Realms  (Source: http://SantMat.Tumblr.com)

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Notes on the Previous Post about the Gnostic Chart of the Heavenly Realms/Higher Planes

There is a bit of Kabbalah influence with the design of this chart I suspect. The top plane — the True God Realm here is called “The Unknown Silent One”. This is very much in agreement with Sant Mat Mysticism (from India), which describes God as “Anadi”, and “Anami Purush”, the “Soundless, Nameless True Original …

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“Begin meditation with internally chanting or repeating the Guru-mantra-incantation. And then try to visualize the radiant form or image of the Satguru in the still darkness of the inner sky (with eyes closed). Follow that with focusing your attention at the seat of the soul within, i.e. at the Third Eye or the Inner Eye, …

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