Thoughts On Spiritual Science #5
According to Adano Ley (Swami Nitty-Gritty) …
“Darkness is the savings account. Light is the checking account. Darkness is the reserve reservoir of all potential forces in a state of suspension. Before the spark of the bullet, a click must be heard. Talking to oneself triggers off energy.”
Enlightenment is Cosmic Consciousness.
Endarkenment is God Consciousness.
Enlightenment is Energy acting on Energy — the province of the Fourth Level Master.
Endarkenment is Consciousness acting on Energy — the province of the Fifth Level Master.
According to Adano Ley …
“When you turn on the light, where does the darkness go? It moves away faster than the light. It travels faster than light. Light travels at 186,000 miles per second, but darkness goes at least 187,000 miles per second.”
According to Kabir …
“When light within light is killed by light, where has it gone?”
Kirpal Singh (Naam or Word, 1960, 1960) wrote …
“The access to spiritual regions cannot be gained except with the wings of Naam.”
According to the same source …
“Nameless is He and yet all names are His. If one can but get in touch with His Power, all names become inconsequential, for actual contact is what matters and not the words. If a thirsty person gets the substance, water, to quench his thirst, it does not matter if he calls for it as ab (Persian), water (English), aqua (Latin), eau (French), ma (Arabic) or hudor (Greek), for his purpose is served by any of these words. Similarly, the word ‘bread’ is quite a different thing from the real bread. While one is just an expression used to distinguish it from other things, the other is the real bread that dispels hunger. So one must strive to contact the Reality rather than run after the shadowy words that stand for the Reality.
“From a mere name one has to get to the named before one can have the real benefit, a satisfaction to the ever inner urge for filling the inner vacuum of the soul.”
According to The Journey: A Voyage of Light and Sound …
“Unlike other yogic disciplines in India, such as kundalini, surat shabd yoga does not advocate breath control (pranayama), or a series of physical postures (asanas/mudras) as part of its practice. Rather, it is concerned with withdrawing consciousness from the nine apertures of the body (eyes, ears, nose, mouth, genitals, and alimentary canal) and transcending the corporeal frame and limitations altogether.”
According to the same source …
“The distinctive characteristic of surat shabd yoga is its emphasis on listening to the inner sound current, known variably as shabd, nad, or audible life stream. It is through this union of the soul with the primordial music of the universe that the practice derives its name (surat—soul, shabd—sound current; yoga—union). To be able to achieve a consciously induced near-death state takes great effort. Hence, masters of this path emphasize a three-fold method designed to still the mind and vacate the body: simran, dhyan, and bhajan (Charan Singh, 1979).”
Simran is the mantra repetition of a “holy name” or names.
Dhyan is SEEING the “radiant form” by focusing the “third eye.”
Bhajan is LISTENING to the “celestial melody” — the Audible Life Stream.
Adano Ley’s meditation process adds a Kriya breathing technique to this three-fold tradition.
Kriya breathing raises the Kundalini, making his process one part “mind flow” and three parts “life flow.”
Adano regarded Kundalini as a “spare tire,” and cautioned against abusing it and the psychic powers that accompany it.
According to Greg Whiteley of Divine Spark Productions …
“The awakening of Kundalini is psychological plastic surgery. It’s the same as getting breast implants.”
(To Be Continued)