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us. Moreover, You are the Supreme Righteous Leader, the
Ultimate Righteous Message Giver, and the Ever-Well Wisher of
sentient and insentient beings. Communing with You by always
thinking of You, we gradually experience who we are, where we
are, what we should be doing, and what we are doing. Verily, we
are the self, all pervasive spirit. We are nobody, doing nothing,
Deep within the consciousness of all, You are the Supreme Basis
upon which we are getting ourselves together, being more clean
cut and up right, Thank You for showing us the way to spiritual,
intellectual, mental, and physical liberation from the sin, bondage,
and suffering of the material world by always thinking of You.
constant prayer, study, and nonviolent sacrifice the more our Pineal
Gland and awareness is purified. Thus, we transcend the changing
worlds of body, senses, mind, intelligence, and ego. All of these
external worlds are known as Maya, the worlds of illusion.
As a consequence of Your association, our thoughts words, and
deeds are exceedingly righteousness. This happens because
through association with You, the Most Pure, our Pineal Gland is
decalcified and as a consequence, our consciousness is purified
and returns to its original state of eternality, unlimited
comprehension, and bliss.
process it enables our consciousness to be refined and expanded to
its original nature. As this happens, we very naturally
transcend the coarseness of the materialistic concept of life in
which most sentient beings live and seemingly die, something
most do not want to do.
eternal. However, our daily routine of relating as a body, mind,
intellect, or ego, illusions cause us to relate to birth, death, and
rebirth of the self as our reality. Thank You for helping us come to
the realization that the material body, mind, intellect, and ego is
pervaded and transcended by the Eternal Soul.
We do not want to be ignorant because we are the soul, and the
soul is unlimited knowledge, comprehension and bliss. We do not
want to be loud because we are the soul and the soul is Supreme,
and even beyond the Thoughtless, Silence.
as Supreme Awareness, beyond Silence, is infinite, ecstatic
bliss. Thank You for helping us arrive home to the Eternality of
You. We are doing this by fixing our awareness on You through
our spiritual practices. Constant Praise and thanksgiving, in all
circumstances, is crucial in this spiritual practice.
You are Truth, that which always is, unborn and undying, eternal,
changeless spirit, the source of the center, inner and outer space.
Thank You for being here with us and for us, in this present
moment. Here we experience how meaningful and beautiful life
You are. Thank You for helping us to realize, through Praise and
Thanksgiving offered to You, who we are and where we are in
spirit and how to attain You, our most beneficial goal of life.
Praise be to You, Supreme Spiritual Master to whom other masters
come to learn of the Self. You pervade and transcend tears and
smiles, wrinkles and frowns, ups and downs, jokers and clowns.
Duality and non-duality have their origin, manifestation, and
dissolution in Your Absoluteness.
committed when our lower awareness was contaminated, and we
were ignorant of Your Supreme Presence within this temporary
material body. The more the consciousness is cleansed, as a
consequence of Your association, the more we are true to
ourselves, honest and compassionate in our dealings with all
Most Attractive One, the more our consciousness is purified by
praising and thanking You, the more we are transformed from
beings of anger to beings of compassion, from beings of greed to
beings of charity, from beings of lust to beings of Love.
the ground of Being underlying, pervading and transcending
everything. Thank You for showing us a formula for unity
throughout the universe. That formula is centered on always
thinking of You. Constant Praise and thanking You is one of the
corner stones in this spiritual practice of always thinking of You.
You are the ultimate Monarch, Most Righteous lawyer and Judge.
We come to You for the resolution of our inner and outer conflicts.
Praise and thanksgiving is one path to union with You.