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A Human Being: Where Inner And Outer Worlds Converge

Spiritual Awakening Radio

Release Date: 11/11/2020

The Way of the Saints -- Path of the Masters: The Maharshi Mehi Sant Mat Satsang Series, Part 1 show art The Way of the Saints -- Path of the Masters: The Maharshi Mehi Sant Mat Satsang Series, Part 1

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In the category of Sant Mat spirituality some might be familiar with the Radhasoami tradition, perhaps paths associated with Hazur Baba Sawan Singh or Kirpal Singh, but there is also the satsang of Maharshi Mehi based in Kuppaghat, Bhagalpur, Bihar, and elsewhere in northern India & Nepal. Today an introduction to the Sant Tulsi Sahib branch of Santmat associated with Maharshi Mehi Paramhans. You'll also hear selections from the mystic poetry and hymns composed by Maharshi Mehi known as the Padavali.

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Viewing Jesus (Yeshua) as a Spiritual Master, a Sant Mat Perspective on the Gnostic Gospels and Christian Mysticism show art Viewing Jesus (Yeshua) as a Spiritual Master, a Sant Mat Perspective on the Gnostic Gospels and Christian Mysticism

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"What your own eyes cannot see, your human ears do not hear, your physical hands cannot touch, and what is inconceivable to the human mind -- that I will give you!" (Yeshua, Gospel of Thomas)

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Love Poetry of Rumi and the Sufi Gnostics, Visions of Allah show art Love Poetry of Rumi and the Sufi Gnostics, Visions of Allah

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The mystical utterances of Rumi and other great Sufi Masters speak directly to the heart. They encourage us to see the hidden Light, to perceive the Way that lovers can find their Beloved. The Sufis, through their poems and ecstatic revelations are attempting to share their Secrets with the world, or at least with those discerning souls who find their words to be not only nice poetry, but something much more: soul-expressions coming from lovers caught up in the divine bliss of a higher reality.

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Esoteric Mystic Paths Like Sant Mat vs. Outer Exoteric World Religions show art Esoteric Mystic Paths Like Sant Mat vs. Outer Exoteric World Religions

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There is a spiritual core at the heart or center of the world religions: schools of saints, friends of God, lovers of the Beloved, gnostics, solitaries and sufis. Examples of contemplative meditation practice, also Inner Light and Sound experiences present in Christian mystical texts are provided. Masters do not divide the world, nor do they condemn any existing religion or community. They always inspire us to get initiated into the Mysteries of spiritual practice, to go within and see what the Reality is.

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We're Already In Heaven But Don’t Realize It -- Spiritual Awakening Radio show art We're Already In Heaven But Don’t Realize It -- Spiritual Awakening Radio

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One can say the journey to the Kingdom of Heaven is far, that much of the inward journey remains to be traversed. There is however, another way of seeing this, whether experienced in meditation or not. Heaven may seem far, and yet, the Reality is that it is near — close by — in our midst, within us, even now, in the living present. We are drops of soul consciousness from the Ocean of Love. We are already in heaven but don’t know it. And, as Rumi might say, this is “the Secret of Secrets”.

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The Gnostic Gospel of Truth by Valentinus from the Nag Hammadi Library Discovery show art The Gnostic Gospel of Truth by Valentinus from the Nag Hammadi Library Discovery

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"When the Father, who alone is good, visits the heart, he makes it holy and fills it with Light. And so a person who has such a heart is called blessed, for that person will see God." -- Valentinus of Alexandria

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Wake Up If You Can! Spiritual Poetry of KABIR, One of India's Greatest Poet-mystics and Spiritual Masters show art Wake Up If You Can! Spiritual Poetry of KABIR, One of India's Greatest Poet-mystics and Spiritual Masters

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Kabir says: "For millions of years you have slept. This morning, will you not wake?".

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Rising Above the Shallowness and Illusion Through the Silence of Meditation show art Rising Above the Shallowness and Illusion Through the Silence of Meditation

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Through the various noble attempts at mystical experiments of consciousness called "spiritual paths" or "religions" human beings have been using meditation practices to unplug from the relentless noise pollution and multitudes of distracting voices of the world in order to reconnect with their inner selves in the pure restful tranquility of silence, tapping into the wisdom from above, gazing through the lens of the third eye, and listening intently to the sound of silence emanating from mystic skies beyond.

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The Case For The Book of ENOCH As Scripture (I, II, & III Enoch), and... The Ascension of the Soul show art The Case For The Book of ENOCH As Scripture (I, II, & III Enoch), and... The Ascension of the Soul

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Enoch is an example of a category known as "apocrypha" and "lost books of the Bible". First Enoch was quoted in the New Testament and was part of the Dead Sea Scrolls. First and Second Enoch remain part of the Ethiopian Bible of today. The Books of Enoch were called "scripture" by some in early Christianity. There is also Third Enoch (Hebrew Enoch). Today, an introduction to the Enoch literature, and we explore the spiritual contents of these important ancient texts that describe the Seven Heavens.

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Light on the Teachings of the Lord of the Soul (RadhaSoami Mat Prakash) by Huzur Maharaj show art Light on the Teachings of the Lord of the Soul (RadhaSoami Mat Prakash) by Huzur Maharaj

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Huzur Maharaj Rai Saligram was one of the great prolific writers of the Sant Mat tradition of India. I was greatly influenced by his many books, especially Prem Patra Radhaswami, volumes one through six, an encyclopedia of Sant Mat spirituality... also, Radhasoami Mat Prakash, which was the very first Sant Mat publication from India to appear in the English language, near the beginning of the 20th Century. -- James Bean, Spiritual Awakening Radio, and the Sant Mat Satsang Podcast

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In this labyrinth of existence we can become quite habituated into remaining as surface-dwellers living inundated by all the outward distractions that life on earth provides. We may ask of ourselves, “Am I availing myself of the spiritual direction and wisdom that comes from within?”

Over the centuries contemplative souls have taught that the human body is a kind of temple, and that within this temple are portals that lead to other dimensions, that by looking within this microcosm we may access the macrocosm of the heavens.

We are children of both worlds.
We human beings are a Tree of Life
with roots in the earth
and branches rising into a mystic sky. 

Spiritual Awakening Radio With James Bean -- Education For A More Peaceful Planet