''UNDERSTANDING LETTING GO AND GOING WITH THE FLOW''

What has to happen inside a person before he can let go of attachments that are harming him? The attachment can be physical, such as a house or keepsake; it can be emotional, such as resentment about an incident or fear of an unwanted outcome. Attachments can be needs—the need to understand everything completely, or the need to force things into an order he can manage. Attachments can be relationships or jobs, or even dreams.

By the time we’ve reached midlife, most of us have had to grapple with an attachment that needed detaching. We will go through this many times before we’re done with our journeys. It might help us to reflect on what the process of detachment is for us because each of us has a process that is unique to our personality, history, and situation.

”When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. When I let go of what I have, I receive what I need”.

While sitting in a Tibetan temple sanctuary, after days of silence in a meditation retreat, I suddenly felt a strong flow of energy and awareness falling deep into the cave of the heart, that spaciousness to the right of the center of the chest that the great Indian sage ”Guru Rama” described as a connecting point with pure consciousness. Although I had been a meditator and a student of spiritual traditions for many years, there was still a twinge of fear, as the sensation was one of losing myself, my mind, my history — losing everything I knew if I allowed myself to fall.

Among the fearful impulses, there was a single thought that arose to support me: “I don’t care if I lose it all — I’ve wanted freedom all my life”. At this, consciousness began falling, falling through my body and into another space, one that had the sensation of ever-expanding light ether, the kinesthetic feeling of love, and the quality of no-boundary, no limitation and no me. Awareness was above a vast sea that I now feel represented human thinking and confusion, where arms were outreached to be pulled out. I had fallen out of my mind! The heart was so expanded with radiant love it felt as if it had burst.

I’ve no idea how long this vision lasted, or when awareness of separation returned along with my body. I had no interpretation at the moment, only the sensation of ecstasy. Later that night I was wired with energy and consumed by joy, so I sat in my car in order not to disturb all the people at the retreat who were sleeping, and I shouted my thanks to all the people and moments in my life that had led up to this experience. I felt completely graced and completely connected to every part of the universe.

This was the most profound letting go of my life.

Since that day I have found many other moments in which letting go was the only way to freedom. Every day there is an opportunity to hold on to a belief, a position, a painful memory or resentment, irritation, or having my own way. In spiritual circles, the focus is often surrendered, and students struggle to “surrender” themselves in hopes of discovering more of who they are. But this letting go is much more clear. It is simply not allowing a thought to control the moment, but instead to step aside and consider “Perhaps this does not matter.” To what degree is the belief, position, emotion or memory really supporting the Truth you are seeking, the spiritual depth you desire, the quality of life or relationship you have committed to? Aren’t most of the things to which you hold the only habit? Aren’t they just the patterns of an identity that defines you as separate?

We, humans, get caught in our conditioned systems, like computers that keep spinning at those moments we are seeking new information. As long as they spin we cannot see what we need. Our recycling thoughts hold us back from the grace of the moment, by generating fear, doubt, stubbornness, resistance, depression, anger — we each have our own unique patterns. The concept of surrender makes us feel we will completely let go of ourselves forever. The thought itself tends to cause resistance as all the other parts of us that want the expression to stand up to be counted. But letting go can happen at any moment, and needs to happen moment-by-moment when we are faced with the parts of our personal identity that are blocking our ability to be free. It is not a forever releasing, at least not at first. We can grow into it. It is in the small moments of taking a position we can learn to let go.

There are many opportunities to practice letting go. We can let go when there is a flush of anger when we are cut off by a car, or by someone in line. We can let go of resentment when someone gets a promotion we missed. We can let go of thinking about the time we said the wrong thing in an embarrassing moment. We can let go of believing we are not good enough to awaken or experience the truth of who we are. We can let go of beliefs about ourselves, about others, even about our spiritual traditions.

These kinds of letting go opportunities do not trigger a permanent shift at first, but are a practice. Some letting goes just happens, like a wave of energy that passes through and drifts into the ethers. At others we must sit with the energy of our feelings, allowing awareness to fully fall into and penetrate what is beneath, get at the deeper feeling or memory, and meet it with love and acceptance. Very often the hurt of the moment is simply a recycling of an event in the past that has not been released energetically. Meeting it with compassion opens our capacity to let it go and to be free to meet whatever will arise next with more openness and dispassion.

Letting go of an issue or position or feeling does not mean one does not respond. It allows the response to come from a deeper place with more clarity and less emotion, to see possibilities that did not exist before. I had a friend tell me once that her grandfather, an American, had taught her to always look for 3 explanations for whatever arises. I’ve found this an intriguing way to explore those things I might disagree about or fail to understand. It promotes openness, creativity and the willingness to let go of a locked-in point of view. It encourages looking from the heart and not just the head, which is primarily governed by those recycling thoughts of our history and conditioning.

”Holding on is believing that there’s a past; letting go is knowing that there’s a future”.

Letting go of the little things allows a quality of peace and appreciation to grow within because it opens up much space inside of us where we have been holding on to old out-dated experiences — much like a closet needs to be emptied out from time to time. Awakening to our true nature requires an empty closet, a quiet and open space inside, a fearless meeting of nothing. We can be filled with grace when we are willing to let go of what we think and feel even momentarily, and just be completely open to this very moment. Letting go of the little things is a way to prepare for the beauty of realizing what really matters to you if you are seeking spiritual liberation.

”The truth is unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.”

Pain will leave you when you let go”

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”Discipline -An Important Part Of Life”

Discipline can be explained as training which will develop ones moral character and helps to produce a particular type of behavior. Training which helps the individual to correct, improve the overall conditions, moral character with the change in behavioral pattern of the individual.

Discipline is an essential part of our life. In fact without discipline in our life we cannot work smoothly. Parents, elders of the family and the teachers are the first persons to introduce the sense of discipline to the children. Discipline must be learnt from the early stages of our life. Discipline ensures the smooth flow of life with out putting hindrance to the individual’s liberty. Discipline teaches us to be systematic towards achieving our goal of life. It helps us to achieve our ambitions.

Our social structure will fall apart without the discipline in our social life. A society without the proper discipline encourages the unsocial activities such as violence and bad behavior. Self discipline is most important to achieve complete discipline in our life and it also helps to develop better character of the person concerned.

Nation cannot progress without the law abiding disciplined citizens. This helps to build up the nation with the proper co-operations and unity. In these case nation can be saved from neighbor’s opportunistic attitudes. Strength of a nation lies in discipline.

There is a proverb rightly said, “United we stand, divided we fall.”

Self-discipline is to motivate self in spite of a negative emotional state of mind. For self-discipline individual should have strong will power to control the mind. Self-discipline works automatically and leads to the success.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama, writes, “Self-discipline, although difficult, while combating negative emotions, should be a defensive measure. At least we will be able to prevent the advent of negative conduct dominated by negative emotion. Once we develop this, by familiarizing ourselves with it, along with mindfulness and conscientiousness, eventually that pattern and way of life, will become a part of our own life.”

Our safe survivals depend on nature. Nature strictly follows the law of nature. Nature is very systematic with its law. The day starts with sunrise and sets accordingly to invite night with moon and stars above the sky. Nature is the best example of true discipline to all of us. The perfect nature’s law/discipline which controls the earth, the sun, the moon and other planets. Dis-harmony among the set rules will be disastrous to all of us.

The ancient Hindus insisted on the essentially of leading a life of restraint. Individual’s energies misused without strict control of mind and body. In that case Discipline is necessary for one’s moral life. We should remember, — “He alone can command who knows how to obey”.

Without discipline there is no way we can control our mind or our senses, explains as:-

“Know the self as the lord of the chariot, and the body as the chariot. Know the intellect as the charioteer, and the mind as the reins. The senses are the horses … He who has no understanding, whose mind is always unrestrained; his senses are out of control, as wicked horses are for a charioteer. He, however, who has understanding, whose mind is always restrained, his senses are under control, as good horses are for a charioteer.”

 

In our spiritual life discipline is most essential. The spiritual activity needs systemic actions with strict discipline in life. To lead a spiritual life, a constant alertness over the mind is needed.

In spiritual discipline, says, “Certain practices insulate you, yet retain your sensitivity at the same time. This needs training and education. We all have ten fingers and though everyone has the ability, only a few can play the guitar.Only those few who have learned how to play the guitar or the flute or the trombone can play it.”

A yoga instructor says, “When I work with clients, I emphasize discipline. That is the most important quality in the spiritual, satiric life.”

“He explains that in each area of our lives, spirituality plays an important role. It influences our outlook and reactions. A non-spiritual person might not engage in selfless service or compassion, whereas a spiritual aspirant will consciously strive to express such qualities in his relationships and attitude. This ability is born out of regular discipline, both mentally, and physically.”

“Discipline works every where. It controls our morals and even our religion. There is no sphere in heaven and earth where discipline does not dominate”.

''Discipline -An Important Part Of Life''

Discipline can be explained as training which will develop ones moral character and helps to produce a particular type of behavior. Training which helps the individual to correct, improve the overall conditions, moral character with the change in behavioral pattern of the individual.

Discipline is an essential part of our life. In fact without discipline in our life we cannot work smoothly. Parents, elders of the family and the teachers are the first persons to introduce the sense of discipline to the children. Discipline must be learnt from the early stages of our life. Discipline ensures the smooth flow of life with out putting hindrance to the individual’s liberty. Discipline teaches us to be systematic towards achieving our goal of life. It helps us to achieve our ambitions.

Our social structure will fall apart without the discipline in our social life. A society without the proper discipline encourages the unsocial activities such as violence and bad behavior. Self discipline is most important to achieve complete discipline in our life and it also helps to develop better character of the person concerned.

Nation cannot progress without the law abiding disciplined citizens. This helps to build up the nation with the proper co-operations and unity. In these case nation can be saved from neighbor’s opportunistic attitudes. Strength of a nation lies in discipline.

There is a proverb rightly said, “United we stand, divided we fall.”

Self-discipline is to motivate self in spite of a negative emotional state of mind. For self-discipline individual should have strong will power to control the mind. Self-discipline works automatically and leads to the success.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama, writes, “Self-discipline, although difficult, while combating negative emotions, should be a defensive measure. At least we will be able to prevent the advent of negative conduct dominated by negative emotion. Once we develop this, by familiarizing ourselves with it, along with mindfulness and conscientiousness, eventually that pattern and way of life, will become a part of our own life.”

Our safe survivals depend on nature. Nature strictly follows the law of nature. Nature is very systematic with its law. The day starts with sunrise and sets accordingly to invite night with moon and stars above the sky. Nature is the best example of true discipline to all of us. The perfect nature’s law/discipline which controls the earth, the sun, the moon and other planets. Dis-harmony among the set rules will be disastrous to all of us.

The ancient Hindus insisted on the essentially of leading a life of restraint. Individual’s energies misused without strict control of mind and body. In that case Discipline is necessary for one’s moral life. We should remember, — “He alone can command who knows how to obey”.

Without discipline there is no way we can control our mind or our senses, explains as:-

“Know the self as the lord of the chariot, and the body as the chariot. Know the intellect as the charioteer, and the mind as the reins. The senses are the horses … He who has no understanding, whose mind is always unrestrained; his senses are out of control, as wicked horses are for a charioteer. He, however, who has understanding, whose mind is always restrained, his senses are under control, as good horses are for a charioteer.”

 

In our spiritual life discipline is most essential. The spiritual activity needs systemic actions with strict discipline in life. To lead a spiritual life, a constant alertness over the mind is needed.

In spiritual discipline, says, “Certain practices insulate you, yet retain your sensitivity at the same time. This needs training and education. We all have ten fingers and though everyone has the ability, only a few can play the guitar.Only those few who have learned how to play the guitar or the flute or the trombone can play it.”

A yoga instructor says, “When I work with clients, I emphasize discipline. That is the most important quality in the spiritual, satiric life.”

“He explains that in each area of our lives, spirituality plays an important role. It influences our outlook and reactions. A non-spiritual person might not engage in selfless service or compassion, whereas a spiritual aspirant will consciously strive to express such qualities in his relationships and attitude. This ability is born out of regular discipline, both mentally, and physically.”

“Discipline works every where. It controls our morals and even our religion. There is no sphere in heaven and earth where discipline does not dominate”.

''Everything On Universe Composed Of Energy Vibrations''

Everything in the World, inanimate or animate, concrete or ephermal, is made out of, and held together with, energy. You heard that right! The chair you are seated on, the music you’re playing, the meal you ate for dinner, and even the weeds in your yard and your neighbour’s dog… everything is composed of, and held together with, energy.

Inside this energy field, atomic particles of matter vibrate at very certain frequencies and densities, which in turn, manifest into many nonphysical and physical forms. Sound and light, physical things, animals and plants, and even our thoughts and dreams are infused with, formed by, and projected into your reality by Energy.

Our bodies have a slower, denser vibration, while our thoughts and feelings have a faster and higher vibration. The slower the vibration, the more dense and solid the manifestation appears, and, the higher the vibration, the more ethereal, such as our thoughts and emotions, which are like in density to light and sound.

Our physical bodies are permeated with and held together by energy. Our bodies will be inclined to resonate in kind with the energy of our emotions and thoughts; in this way, our physical bodies are formed and influenced by our thoughts and emotions. Our physical bodies will also vibrate with the energies around us, and also, attract people resonating at a similar frequency. That’s why “Like Attracts Like”.

How can we increase what we attract, and attract events and people into our lives that will help to elevate us? We can advance our personal energy by raising our thoughts and emotions. It’s easy, if we can learn to regulate our thoughts and feelings, it will manifest elevated unique energy. Higher energy will tap us into the energy of the Universe, manifesting what we want, by manifesting our desires… but you probably have already tried to “control” your emotions and thoughts and realized how far that sort of “control” works…. “attempting to control” is certainly a certain recipe for failure.

A superior choice than “trying to control” is to “let go of” the lower, negative vibration thoughts and feelings, by recognizing them, and allowing them to flow out you. Don’t hold onto negative thoughts and feelings; the longer you concentrated on the negative thoughts, the more likely you will “make permanent” those neural pathways within your body and brain into a habitual energy.

A viable shortcut to enlightening your own resonant energy is to expose your body and mind directly to a positive resonant energy through the use of sound therapy. The sound is a basic and uniting energy and utilized with care, sound healing will positively affect your individual vibration very quickly, and very easily.

A very easy and direct method to raise your energy in a positive way is with the use of binaural beat sound healing. Binaural beats unify the two hemispheres of the brain, with the use of different sounds into each ear, encouraging the brain to find a balance; for instance, if the sound frequency in your left ear is 130 Hz, and the frequency you’re hearing in your right ear is 120 Hz, your brain will create a binaural beat of 10 Hz. The brain becomes entrained, meaning it begins to resonate at the same vibratory frequency as the binaural beat, altering the brainwave patterns temporarily. This has a meaningful effect; it’s been demonstrated that binaural beats are very effective at producing deeply meditative and hypnotic mind states. This is a breakthrough for people who want to learn how to meditate, but don’t have the teacher, money or time. Binaural beat meditation may eliminate tension, calm negative thoughts and feelings, inducing a sense of inner peace, and it will bolster your intuitive and creative abilities, and release your innate intelligence. A skilled Sound Therapist can further customize the vibrations of the sound to put you in tune with the more ephemeral vibration of happiness, success, and much more.

”Everything On Universe Composed Of Energy Vibrations”

Everything in the World, inanimate or animate, concrete or ephermal, is made out of, and held together with, energy. You heard that right! The chair you are seated on, the music you’re playing, the meal you ate for dinner, and even the weeds in your yard and your neighbour’s dog… everything is composed of, and held together with, energy.

Inside this energy field, atomic particles of matter vibrate at very certain frequencies and densities, which in turn, manifest into many nonphysical and physical forms. Sound and light, physical things, animals and plants, and even our thoughts and dreams are infused with, formed by, and projected into your reality by Energy.

Our bodies have a slower, denser vibration, while our thoughts and feelings have a faster and higher vibration. The slower the vibration, the more dense and solid the manifestation appears, and, the higher the vibration, the more ethereal, such as our thoughts and emotions, which are like in density to light and sound.

Our physical bodies are permeated with and held together by energy. Our bodies will be inclined to resonate in kind with the energy of our emotions and thoughts; in this way, our physical bodies are formed and influenced by our thoughts and emotions. Our physical bodies will also vibrate with the energies around us, and also, attract people resonating at a similar frequency. That’s why “Like Attracts Like”.

How can we increase what we attract, and attract events and people into our lives that will help to elevate us? We can advance our personal energy by raising our thoughts and emotions. It’s easy, if we can learn to regulate our thoughts and feelings, it will manifest elevated unique energy. Higher energy will tap us into the energy of the Universe, manifesting what we want, by manifesting our desires… but you probably have already tried to “control” your emotions and thoughts and realized how far that sort of “control” works…. “attempting to control” is certainly a certain recipe for failure.

A superior choice than “trying to control” is to “let go of” the lower, negative vibration thoughts and feelings, by recognizing them, and allowing them to flow out you. Don’t hold onto negative thoughts and feelings; the longer you concentrated on the negative thoughts, the more likely you will “make permanent” those neural pathways within your body and brain into a habitual energy.

A viable shortcut to enlightening your own resonant energy is to expose your body and mind directly to a positive resonant energy through the use of sound therapy. The sound is a basic and uniting energy and utilized with care, sound healing will positively affect your individual vibration very quickly, and very easily.

A very easy and direct method to raise your energy in a positive way is with the use of binaural beat sound healing. Binaural beats unify the two hemispheres of the brain, with the use of different sounds into each ear, encouraging the brain to find a balance; for instance, if the sound frequency in your left ear is 130 Hz, and the frequency you’re hearing in your right ear is 120 Hz, your brain will create a binaural beat of 10 Hz. The brain becomes entrained, meaning it begins to resonate at the same vibratory frequency as the binaural beat, altering the brainwave patterns temporarily. This has a meaningful effect; it’s been demonstrated that binaural beats are very effective at producing deeply meditative and hypnotic mind states. This is a breakthrough for people who want to learn how to meditate, but don’t have the teacher, money or time. Binaural beat meditation may eliminate tension, calm negative thoughts and feelings, inducing a sense of inner peace, and it will bolster your intuitive and creative abilities, and release your innate intelligence. A skilled Sound Therapist can further customize the vibrations of the sound to put you in tune with the more ephemeral vibration of happiness, success, and much more.

''Love Is All About You''

“Love is a huge longing to include another as a part of yourself. You want that which is not you to become you. It starts from gathering simple things around you to seeking spirituality or God. The fundamental longing is to have a larger slice of life than what you have right now. You want to experience life a little more than the way it is right now.”

”Do You Truly Know How To Love Yourself”

I am not a healer. I do not heal anyone. I think of myself as a stepping stone on a pathway of self-discovery. I create a space where people can learn how incredibly wonderful they are by teaching them to love themselves. After years, I found that there is only one thing that heals every problem, and that is to know how to love yourself.

When people start to love themselves more each day, it’s amazing how their lives get better. They feel better. They get the jobs they want. They have the money they need. Their relationships either improve, or the negative ones dissolve and new ones begin.

It’s a very simple premise—loving yourself. I’ve been criticized for being too simplistic, and I have found that the simple things are usually the most profound.

Someone said to me recently, “You gave me the most wonderful gift—you gave me the gift of myself.” So many of us hide from ourselves and we don’t even know who we are. We don’t know what we feel, we don’t know what we want.

Life is a voyage of self-discovery. To me, to be enlightened is to go within and to know who and what we really are, and to know that we have the ability to change for the better by loving and taking care of ourselves.

It’s not selfish to love ourselves. It clears us so that we can love ourselves enough to love other people. We can really help the planet when we come from a space of great love and joy on an individual basis.

The Power that created this incredible Universe has often been referred to as love. God is love. We have often heard the statement: Love makes the world go ’round. It’s all true. Love is the binding agent that holds the whole Universe together.

To me, love is a deep appreciation. When I talk about loving ourselves, I mean having a deep appreciation for who we are. We accept all the different parts of ourselves—our little peculiarities, the embarrassments, the things we may not do so well, and all the wonderful qualities, too.

”We Are The Incharge Of Our Lives”

If you are not willing to love yourself today, then you are not going to love yourself tomorrow, because whatever excuse you have today, you’ll still have tomorrow. Maybe you’ll have the same excuse 20 years from now, and even leave this lifetime holding on to the same excuse.

“All human activity is relevant only to the extent you can touch another life, isn’t it? Would you like to write a book that nobody wants to read? Would you like to sing a song that nobody wants to listen to? Would you like to make a movie nobody wants to see? Would you like to build a house nobody wants to live in? Would you like to cook food that nobody wants to eat? Anything that you do must touch somebody’s life only when there is a joy to activity.”

”Start Your Day Loving Yourself Totally With No Expectations”

Love is something we can choose, the same way we choose anger, or hate, or sadness. We can choose to forgive someone who has hurt us and begin to finally heal. We can choose to be grateful for what we have. We can choose love. It’s always a choice within us.

Inner Engineering is offered as an intensive program for personal growth. The program and its environment establish the possibility to explore the higher dimensions of life.

”Love Is All About You”

“Love is a huge longing to include another as a part of yourself. You want that which is not you to become you. It starts from gathering simple things around you to seeking spirituality or God. The fundamental longing is to have a larger slice of life than what you have right now. You want to experience life a little more than the way it is right now.”

”Do You Truly Know How To Love Yourself”

I am not a healer. I do not heal anyone. I think of myself as a stepping stone on a pathway of self-discovery. I create a space where people can learn how incredibly wonderful they are by teaching them to love themselves. After years, I found that there is only one thing that heals every problem, and that is to know how to love yourself.

When people start to love themselves more each day, it’s amazing how their lives get better. They feel better. They get the jobs they want. They have the money they need. Their relationships either improve, or the negative ones dissolve and new ones begin.

It’s a very simple premise—loving yourself. I’ve been criticized for being too simplistic, and I have found that the simple things are usually the most profound.

Someone said to me recently, “You gave me the most wonderful gift—you gave me the gift of myself.” So many of us hide from ourselves and we don’t even know who we are. We don’t know what we feel, we don’t know what we want.

Life is a voyage of self-discovery. To me, to be enlightened is to go within and to know who and what we really are, and to know that we have the ability to change for the better by loving and taking care of ourselves.

It’s not selfish to love ourselves. It clears us so that we can love ourselves enough to love other people. We can really help the planet when we come from a space of great love and joy on an individual basis.

The Power that created this incredible Universe has often been referred to as love. God is love. We have often heard the statement: Love makes the world go ’round. It’s all true. Love is the binding agent that holds the whole Universe together.

To me, love is a deep appreciation. When I talk about loving ourselves, I mean having a deep appreciation for who we are. We accept all the different parts of ourselves—our little peculiarities, the embarrassments, the things we may not do so well, and all the wonderful qualities, too.

”We Are The Incharge Of Our Lives”

If you are not willing to love yourself today, then you are not going to love yourself tomorrow, because whatever excuse you have today, you’ll still have tomorrow. Maybe you’ll have the same excuse 20 years from now, and even leave this lifetime holding on to the same excuse.

“All human activity is relevant only to the extent you can touch another life, isn’t it? Would you like to write a book that nobody wants to read? Would you like to sing a song that nobody wants to listen to? Would you like to make a movie nobody wants to see? Would you like to build a house nobody wants to live in? Would you like to cook food that nobody wants to eat? Anything that you do must touch somebody’s life only when there is a joy to activity.”

”Start Your Day Loving Yourself Totally With No Expectations”

Love is something we can choose, the same way we choose anger, or hate, or sadness. We can choose to forgive someone who has hurt us and begin to finally heal. We can choose to be grateful for what we have. We can choose love. It’s always a choice within us.

Inner Engineering is offered as an intensive program for personal growth. The program and its environment establish the possibility to explore the higher dimensions of life.