Jnana Yoga 6
Praise and Thanksgiving
Thank You Aum. Thank You Bha. Thank You Gye Nyame.
Thank You Aum. Thank You Bha. Thank You Gayathri.
We thank our good Karma, our Ancestors,
and You, for awakening our discrimination
and guiding us in the right way to reach You.
You are our Supreme Power and our only Redeemer.
The internal and external spiritual and material
powers are pervaded and transcended by You.
Absorption You alone can grant Lasting
Fulfillment and Everlasting Peace.
By surrendering all to You, being Your true
disciple, gradually we transcend desire and
desirelessness, seeing and experiencing You
as One who is within and beyond us and the
Gradually, by becoming more absorbed in
You, we rise beyond the power of ignorance
and wicked forces to keep us in the sin and
bondage of Maya.
It is by remembering You that we are purified.
As we purify our consciousness by associating
with You, we gradually cease making bad
Karma. Remembering You we rise from
the suffering of Maya to Your Eternal bliss.
We have longed for You, and sought You in
so many ways. We have applied various
means to know and experience Your
Now we know from research, experience,
and reflection, You alone are our Redeemer,
our Center Point, and the Source of Our
Balance Our Steadiness, Uprightness, and
Purity of Consciousness.
You are the Source of Truth, Justice,
Righteousness, Peace, Security, and Freedom.
True spirituality, engendered by absorption in
You, gradually blossoms, and in the process,
cleanses our total being into Your likeness
The more we are cleansed, primarily by
becoming evermore absorbed in You, our
consciousness, awareness, and intelligence
are is purified and raised.
Material food is food from the earth, water,
and air that should keep our bodies healthy
and fit to serve You. However, it is spiritual
food, thoughts of You, that draw us ever
nearer to You, that is the most important
Always thinking of You is the way we are
cleansing our consciousness, awareness, and
intelligence, bringing them into union
with You again.
We absorb our being in You by hearing
about You, speaking about You, chanting
Your Holy Names. By any means available,
we must dovetail our lives in such a way that
we are always thinking of You. This way,
You are always at the forefront of our lives.
As we are purified, the ego, the "I am this
material designation is purged from our
existence. Simultaneously, our Original,
Primeval Intelligence, within and beyond
all consciousness, awareness, and
intelligence, is revealed as Divine
Intelligence at the Source of all
Comprehension and experience of the Bliss
of You is instigated, motivated, and elevated
by this spiritual practice of always thinking
of You. Verily, always thinking of You is the
primary power behind our personal and most
positive self-development and sober
All that we do, with our most sincere
Praise and and Thanksgiving, we offer to You.
Glorification, and Exaltation, through the Sun,
Silence, Space, everything, we submit wholly
Our deepest gratitude to You for revealing
to us how to practically elevate ourselves by
our Higher selves using the spiritual practice
of always thinking of You.
You are our Supreme Consciousness,
Awareness, and the Source of our ever
increasing Intelligence. Thank You for our
ability to experience Your loving presence,
and for being more absorbed in it
Thank You for showing us that no matter how
much or high our being has been cleansed and
raised, we an be raised more by continuing to
absorbed our being in You.