Let all your Thoughts
Revolve around the Divine
keeps you away from the Divine? All the thoughts, feelings and experiences
that are not related to the Divine. As long as you exist as an individual
there are two things: God, and that which is not God. And what is it that
keeps you from the experience of the Divine? Your obsessed occupation with
that which is not God.
consciousness does not rest in God, but is occupied with all kinds of
other things and cultivates all kinds of desires, then you are cut off
from the Divine, then you are only human.
Remember this central
factor. God is present everywhere - more real than the walls that
surround you, more real than the light you see, more real than your body,
more real than your breath, infinitely more real than the person next to
you with whom you are absorbed in talk. But as long as you are not
conscious of this God, you are cut off from Him.
Therefore again and again
examine what your inner heart is occupied with. If it dwells with the
things around you, with people, or the events of the day, if it weaves
future plans or gives itself to worries and problems, then be sure you are
cut off from God. If your heart at least with a quarter or a tenth of its
attention constantly dwells in the Divine, be it through mantra repetition
or in form of an unbroken remembrance in the background of your
consciousness of God's omnipresence, omnipotence and omniscience, then
you are truly blessed, then you will progress on the spiritual path, and
the day will come when you dwell in God with all your consciousness, and
are inwardly established in the infinite Truth, while the outer life goes
on mechanically. The people around you do not know what goes on in your
heart; they are unable to understand your double life.
See nothing but God. Feel
nothing but God. Think of nothing but the Eternal, the all-compassionate
Father, the all-loving Mother. Feel the Divine, dwell in the Divine - in
the Divine alone. Inside, outside, above, below, all around you perceive,
touch and experience the Divine! God is everywhere. Everywhere is unending
peace, infinite beauty, boundless light. This is the truth. This you can
experience. And from this experience you have to lead your daily life.
Without a knowledge of
this truth life is imperfect and burdened with problems, disease and
death. And the problems do not cease after death! It is a path of
The path of light consists
in the intimate relationship of the heart and consciousness with the