Once we have a direct experience of the inner Light and Sound, we realize that we are not the body but are soul.
Science of Spirituality
Transforming Lives Through Meditation
True Strength: A Discourse in Lisle, Illinois
Several hundred attendees from different parts of the world gathered at the Science of Spirituality International Meditation Center this afternoon for Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj’s Sunday discourse.
Expounding on the virtues of being calm and peaceful, the spiritual Master explained that it is those who can control their anger that exhibit true strength. Greater than any physical feat is the ability to control our anger, forgive, and stay calm in the face of adversity. To be calm and peaceful, we first have to understand the purpose for which we are alive. When we gain this higher perspective, we recognize ourselves as soul and understand the importance of making the most of this human birth so we can reunite our soul with God.
Through meditation, we can go beyond the physical to experience that which is spiritual; we are able to connect with our real self and connect with the inner Light and Sound of God. When we remain calm and peaceful, we do our part to contribute positively to the environment around us.
Stay Calm to Find God
This evening, Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj spoke on the importance of inculcating the ethical virtues in our lives if we are to fulfil the purpose for which we have come to this world. One of the great virtues we can have, he said, is to stay calm and peaceful amidst the various circumstances and turmoil that life brings our way. When we are in turmoil, we create disharmony which in turn creates difficulties for ourselves and for those around us, keeping us from being peaceful.
We come across many different points of view, understanding, and perceptions in our daily interactions. If we are not cognizant of this, and instead expend our energy to get our way, we allow our differences to cause disharmony. The spiritual Master said the key is to accept and tolerate these differences of opinion and perception. As we focus on keeping the harmony between ourselves, we will find that life gets calmer, more peaceful and more loving. This peace and calm carries over to our meditations, and we are able to still our minds faster and concentrate better so we can connect with the Divine Power within.
Heal the Soul through Meditation
Being unconnected with our inner core or soul causes pain. The pain may manifest as a continual restlessness for something of which we are not aware. We rush around trying to find happiness in outer pursuits and are confused when the happiness we thought we would gain eludes us. We know there is something missing, yet we know not what it is.
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