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Spiritual Discourses of Baba Somanath, Disciple of Huzur Baba Sawan Singh

Spiritual Awakening Radio

Release Date: 07/02/2020

The Science of Spirituality According to Swami Santsevi Ji Maharaj show art The Science of Spirituality According to Swami Santsevi Ji Maharaj

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"The teachers of the worldly sciences can teach those subjects, but when we come to the SCIENCE OF SPIRITUALITY, only the accomplished spiritual teacher can give these teachings of the spiritual path. All the wisdom in the sacred texts points to the importance of a teacher. This mysterious path is described in the holy books, but it cannot be found simply by the study of sacred texts. It is found by the grace and guidance of an accomplished teacher." (Swami Santsevi Ji Maharaj, Harmony Of All Religions)

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The Goal of Sant Mat Spirituality and Meditation: Our Path Back to the Source show art The Goal of Sant Mat Spirituality and Meditation: Our Path Back to the Source

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The Goal of Sant Mat Spirituality and Meditation: Our Path Back to the Source -- The Inward Journey Back to GOD, by Swami Santsevi Ji Maharaj, Today on the Sant Mat Satsang Podcast, a Production of Spiritual Awakening Radio with James Bean

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Today we explore the various stages of Sant Mat meditation practice according to Swami Santsevi Ji Maharaj, describing the transition from separation from God in the material outer world of the five senses to the world of Within "Sitting Near God" (Upasana), the ascension of the soul through Stillness or Silence, Manas Jap (Repetition of a Sacred Name of God), Manas Dhyan (Visualization), Dristi Sadhana (seeing Inner Light at the Third Eye Center), and Nadanusadhana (Inner Sound Meditation).

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The Gospel of Thomas as a Kind of 'Second Coming' of Christ -- Some New Observations and Reflections About the Gospel of Thomas Discovery Today On Spiritual Awakening Radio With James Bean

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The Living Spiritual Path of Sant Mat Based in Bihar, India, Part One show art The Living Spiritual Path of Sant Mat Based in Bihar, India, Part One

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Often Westerners lack clarity about the teachings of the Masters. The goal of this spiritual awakening satsang project always is to bring greater access to the teachings and better understanding about traditional, rural, no-nonsense Sant Mat spirituality AS IT IS. Today, a presentation exploring a lesser-known living, contemporary branch of Sant Mat based in Bihar, India (also Nepal) associated with the lineage of Sant Tulsi Sahib, with readings about the spiritual journey and meditation practice.

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Today on this Sant Mat Satsang Podcast edition of Spiritual Awakening Radio we explore a spiritual discourse of Baba Somanath on successfully reaching our spiritual goals, not being talked out of our hopes and ideals, not giving up on our meditation practice, but rather, finding our life purpose following the spiritual path and being a successful practitioner of inner Light and Sound Meditation (Surat Shabd Yoga).

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Ethical Guidance From Kabir and An Introduction to Sant Mat Spirituality show art Ethical Guidance From Kabir and An Introduction to Sant Mat Spirituality

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"Kal (time, limited mental perception) has entangled people in illusions to such an extent that they have totally forgotten their Real Home." (Anurag Sagar) An Outline of Today's Sant Mat Satsang Podcast: The Story of Ants in a Burning Log -- The mysterious figure of Kabir made his entry into the life of Dharam Das; The Ethical Foundation of Sant Mat -- Ahimsa Values -- The Five Precepts -- Moral Requirements to Qualify For Initiation; Seven Key Practices of Sant Mat Mysticism; Selections from the mystic poetry of Kabir from several sources; Readings from the Anurag Sagar and Baba Kehar...

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Veg Sayings of Jesus, Rumi, Rabia & Bawa Muhaiyaddeen in Sufi Islamic Sources show art Veg Sayings of Jesus, Rumi, Rabia & Bawa Muhaiyaddeen in Sufi Islamic Sources

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Vegetarian Sayings of Jesus, Rumi, Rabia & Bawa Muhaiyaddeen in Sufi Islamic Sources Today on Spiritual Awakening Radio With James Bean You might assume Islamic and Sufi literature would portray Jesus as following a meat-eating halal diet, and that famous Sufi poet-mystics such as Rumi and Rabia would have followed a halal diet too. And yet the surprising reality is Jesus is clearly described as a vegetarian. I also show some noteworthy parallels between certain saying of Jesus preserved in Islamic sources and the Gospel of Thomas. There are actually vegan poetry verses from Jalaluddin...

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The Clementine scriptures are surviving Jewish-Christian writings from antiquity that represent the teachings of the Ebionites, a movement founded by Christ, and eventually lead by James the Just and his spiritual successors during the first few centuries AD. I was expecting this group to be very legalistic and tribal, believing that only they have access to the true God and spiritual Truth, but the reality turned out to be rather surprising! In Recognitions of Clement, Book 9, Chapter 20, "Brahmans", an Ebionite author has very nice things to say about their brothers and sisters in India who...

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The Gospel of THOMAS and Initiation Into the Mysteries of the Kingdom of the Heavens, also Kirpal Singh on Initiation show art The Gospel of THOMAS and Initiation Into the Mysteries of the Kingdom of the Heavens, also Kirpal Singh on Initiation

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Today I provide a brief introduction to the Gospel of Thomas... where it came from, what it is, describing it as a wisdom gospel or 'Christ Upanishad', a collection of the sayings of Jesus to be contemplated, leading to revelations and insight. Between a third and half of the sayings attributed to Jesus in the Gospel of Thomas are also included in the regular or orthodox New Testament. The rest however are not. Yet some of those sayings of Jesus associated with the Gospel of Thomas also were quoted, far and wide, in other early Christian writings too. I list some of the other texts, scriptures...

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Today on this Sant Mat Satsang Podcast edition of Spiritual Awakening Radio we explore a spiritual discourse of Baba Somanath on successfully reaching our spiritual goals, not being talked out of our hopes and ideals, not giving up on our meditation practice, but rather, finding our life purpose following the spiritual path and being a successful practitioner of inner Light and Sound Meditation (Surat Shabd Yoga). This particular satsang discourse of Baba Somanath, based on mystic verses of the Sar Bachan Poetry, is quite informative about the role of the mind or ego acting as an extension of universal mind given the name Kal Niranjan by some, and the Demiurge by others, the negative power, great deceiver or lord of illusion. The quest of the true disciple (satsangi, initiate) is to remain focused in a realm of endless distractions, to be spiritually awake in a culture of slumber or negligence, to always remember God and our spiritual practice in this world of forgetfulness (maya, illusion, samsara).