Praise And Thanksgiving 3
Thank You Aum. Thank You Bha. Thank You Gye Nyame.
Thank You Aum. Thank You Bha. Thank You Gayathri.
We think of You as the Greatest Intelligence. To us, You are
the Source and Ultimate Witness of the birth, evolution, and
dissolution of the Cosmic Manifestations within which are the
enumerable Solar Systems.
We think of You as within, above, and beyond all. We
meditate on You as Supreme Awareness, pervading and
transcending the body, mind, intellect, ego, and
all Consciousness, Energy, or Spirit. You are the
eternal Source of our Self-Esteem and our undying
Friend and Teacher.
We think of You as the Supreme Mother, Father, sibling,
child, friend, and casual associate. Thank You, Supreme
Power, for teaching us how to cleanse, expand, and raise our
consciousness by always thinking of You.
Thank You for teaching us our universal history, and our
ancient spiritual practice of praising and thanking You in all
we think, feel, will, say and do. Thank You for teaching us
the way back to You. Thank You for helping us experience
the fact that everlasting, Omnipresent, Peace, our original
nature, is always with us, here, now, in this moment, and
can never leave us.
We keep the wheels of our spiritual practice rolling by fixing
the intelligence on You, always thinking of You. Thank
You for showing us how to purify our intelligence and
common sense by always thinking of You.
In our insanity we want material sense gratification,
and peace through those brigands: Senses, mind, intellect,
and ego. In our sanity, we strive for You and You alone,
having experienced many times that there is lasting
satisfaction, fulfillment, and Peace in only You, and
All Thanks to You for helping us to know our self, to be our
self, and to help our self. Thank You for helping us to
comprehend why the truly wise, who know the self as spirit,
lament neither for the living nor the dead.
We are grateful to You for revealing to us the fact that the
major psychological impairment, at the root of our spiritual
pathology is the mistaken belief that the self is a material,
mental, intellectual or ego entity.
The more we return to sanity, through purification of
awareness we realize that our biggest mistakes lie in
considering the illusory body, mind, intellect, or ego as the
self, rather than Eternal Awareness.
In our right mind, we see the self as spirit, energy, or
awareness, and You as Eternal Spirit or Energy, never
created nor destroyed. The more we awaken, we are attracted
to You as our Supreme, Eternal Force that pervades and
and transcends all bodies, minds, intellects, and egos
throughout the cosmic manifestations.
You are the Heart, the Center-less Center, and The Infinite
Consciousness within us. Please accept our most humble,
prostrate obeisances from all sides, from above and below,
inside and out.
Thank You for accepting our homage and our honest
attempts at restoring our Divine relationship with You by
these humble offerings called Our Word. In this way, we are
lifting our self by our Self.
History, our personal observation, and experience also bears
witness that only an awareness fixed in You can help us deal
with Maya and Reality in all circumstances. Thank You for
helping us remember You by chanting Your Holy Names.
Thus, by our spiritual practice, we focus on the very
highest, most Intelligent level of existence, and problems
gradually dissolve from our consciousness, and they are
replaced with solutions and Tranquil Bliss.
You, of Infinite Beauty and Strength, the Source of our
transcendental consciousness, are the Solution within the
problem. Simultaneously, You are bigger and more
intelligent than all the problems put together.