Jnana Yoga 14
Praise and Thanksgiving
Thank You Aum. Thank You Bha. Thank You Gayathri.
Our suffering is caused by our
ignorance of self which causes us to
identify with the material body.
That ignorance causes us to fall
prey to lust.
We can keep lust out of our consciousness
by remembering You. Whenever lust, even
as a seemingly insignificant thought, tries
to enter our consciousness, we must
immediately remember You.
We immediately remember You by calling
out Your name or by some other spiritual
practice that helps us focus on You. This
will keep lust out and focus our awareness
back on You.
By nature we are eternal, full of
unlimited bliss, and knowledge. However,
to experience this, we must clean our
consciousness, awareness, and intelligence,
and be aligned with Divine Intelligence again.
beginning of cleansing our total being and
coming back to You is to engage our
consciousness in always thinking of You.
that which cannot leave us.
Everlasting, Omnipresent, Peace, our
original nature, is where we were blissfully
existing before we doubted, and fell into
Your illusory energy, Maya.
Our spiritual practice, as articulated here
is a way out of Your illusory energy, Maya,
and reinstated in our original position of
Even as we do ordinary things, we do all
as offerings to You. In this way, we are always
thinking of You, and awakening to You, the
Source of our Divine Life
Our poems of Praise and Thanksgiving are
offerings to You, Divine Intelligence, alone.
Truly, You are the only One worthy of
Glorification and Worship.