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Spiritual Awakening Radio: Exploring the World of Spirituality, Comparative Religion, Sacred Texts, Ahimsa Ethics: Peace, Being Veg, Going Green to Save the Planet - Education for a More Peaceful World
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PODCAST: The Origins of Sant Mat Revisited, then... Satsang Readings from the Mystic Poetry of Kabir, Tulsi Sahib, and the Anurag Sagar -- Spiritual Awakening Radio -- Listen to, and/or DOWNLOAD the Podcast MP3 Here:
http://download.liveindexer.com/podcasts/HealthyLifeOD/Audio//ECI_AUTO/Jun2018/SPA061918_WMA.mp3

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Below Are NOTES About Today's PODCAST (6-19-18)

During the First Half of the Program: A Twenty-minute Summary of the Origins of This Path of the Masters!

Kabir of the Four Yugas (Epochs) of Time: The Mythological Origins of Sant Mat According to the Bijak of Kabir and Tradition of the Anurag Sagar:

"After some days passed, the Lord Kabir said these words: 'O Dharam Das, I will establish the Kingdom of Forty-Two Incarnations that the work of the souls may be accomplished...' Kabir said: 'You have come into the world by the orders of Sat Purush, and using His Means, You have to liberate the souls. I give You the Kingdom of Forty-two Incarnations, and by You the souls will get their work done...' Kabir Gives the Teachings to Churamani Naam (the Son of Sant Dharam Das), Saying: 'From you will come the forty-two Incarnations who will liberate the souls. From them sixty branches will come out, and from those more will sprout. You will have ten thousand little branches, and they all will continue along with the Incarnations.'" (Anurag Sagar)

The Influence of Gorakhnath and the Nath Yogis;

Sants of Antiquity During the Time of Krishna, Bhagavad Gita, the Upanishads, and Bhagavata Purana;

On the Usage of the Term "Sant Mat" and the Tulsi Sahib Connection;

Who Was Sant Tulsi Sahib's Guru? There Was One Contemporary Living Master Named by Tulsi Sahib: Sant Dariya Sahib of Bihar;

Sant Dariya Kabir of Bihar as the Reincarnation of Kabir;

The Panch Naam/Five Names Traced Back to Kabir/Dharamdasi Texts, the People of the Anurag Sagar;

Lineage Clarity. An approximate description of the direct Sant Mat lineage of Masters looks something close to this: Guru Kabir to Sant Dharam Das to Churamani Naam (Dharam Das's son) to Sat Saheb to Dariya Sahib of Bihar (and/or to one of the successors named by Dariya like Fakkar Das, Basti Das, Tika Das, and, Guna Das) to Sant Tulsi Sahib of Hathras to his successors... up to the living present.

During the Second Half of the Program, Satsang Readings and Commentary:

Kabir Bhajan Amritam -- Devotional Bhajans: Dharam Das Seeks a Living Master, and Kabir's Reply;

Songs of Kabir;

The Bijak;

Rumi;

Quote from the Shabd Pratap Ashram Website;

The Spiritual Seekers Guide;

The Kabir Book of Prayers;

Julian P. Johnson, Path of the Masters;

Baba Devi Sahib of Moradabad;

Mystic Poetry of Sant Tulsi Sahib;

And a Discourse Based on the Anurag Sagar: "As long as the soul remains in the body, O brother, practice the Path of Shabda."

* Seeking information on how to be initiated into the meditation practice (the Inner Light and Sound of God), or trying to locate a satsang meetup in your area of the world? Email me here:
James (at) SpiritualAwakeningRadio (dot) com

God is the Ocean of Love, and Souls are Drops from this Ocean.

In Divine Love, Light and Sound, Peace Be to You,
James
Spiritual Awakening Radio

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The Ahimsa Prayer, and Philosophy of Life

A commitment to self-examination, introspection, correction, nonviolence in thought, word, and deed (including in the area of diet) is the ethical foundation of Sant Mat and any successful entering into the meditation practice of Surat Shabd Yoga (Inner Light and Sound, going within).

This is such a beautiful, eloquent prayer. It is something that one could ponder and recite each and every day for life.

Ahimsa Prayer

O Gurudev, give me peace,
Give worthy feelings, worthy intelligence.
Give mutual cooperation.
Give purity to my heart.
Let there be pure feelings in my mind.
Let there be pure conduct by my body.
May my speech be free of falsity and slander.
May the sentiment of devotion increase.

May my thoughts not be agitated
by the ripening of innate karma.
May my body and mind be healthy,
May my worship be free of obstacles.
May I remain in the presence of Saints
and be filled with the sentiment of devotion.
May I swim across the ocean of samsara, the ocean
filled with passion, hate, change and fear.

Let there be neglect for wicked persons
and compassion for the destitute,
Happiness among those of good conduct
and friendship with good people.
May buffoonery cease and may we delight
in the words that lead across samsara [this world of changes].
May we be happy in the study of wisdom;
May we keep our minds under control.

May we have hope of refuge with the Satguru,
May we have no fear of lust and other vices.
May we ever yearn for self-awakening
and have faith the the words of revelation.
May the darkness of ignorance be destroyed;
May the lamp of knowledge be lit.
May the law of death be forgotten,
and immortality be expanded.

May there be no harm done to living beings
through my words or my actions.
May I never feel the least attachment
to the objects of my senses.
May there always be happiness
and the absence of desire.
May there be an end to the power of samsara,
and a beginning to the knowledge of God.

-- In the Kabir tradition this prayer is called “Prarthana-panchak se”, and is by Ramesvarananda Saheb, translated in Prof. David Lorenzen’s book, “Praises to a Formless God”, SUNY Press, NY.

Download the Prayer here at it's home online at the Internet Archive: https://archive.org/details/AhimsaPrayer

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July 2018 Spiritual Awakening Radio -- Show Titles

7/3/2018: The Spiritual Seekers Guide -- Light and Sound on the Path;
(CHSR Program # 627)

7/10/2018: Living Masters Series: Swami Vyasanand, Shri Bhagirath Baba, and, Swami Achyutanand
(CHSR Program # 628)

7/17/2018: Swami Santsevi Ji Maharaj, the Scholar-Sant;
(CHSR Program # 629)

7/24/2018: Sant Dariya Sahib of Bihar, The Reincarnation of Kabir;
(CHSR Program # 630)

7/31/2018: Satsang Talk Based Upon The Kabir Book of Prayers;
(CHSR Program # 631)
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Image: Swami Vyasanand visiting with Swami Harinandan Baba, the current Acharya of Santmat headquartered at Maharshi Mehi Ashram

"Perform virtuous acts and you will receive happiness. Also do ‘sumiran’ (simran, remembering God’s name,) regularly." (Swami Harinandan Baba)

"When we close our eyes and do not see any objects, this does not mean that there exists nothing that can be seen... Without practicing the meditation of focusing in the darkness, it is not possible to see the subtle Light that lies deep within. The experience of Divine Light in meditation brings joy, and the progress then becomes rapid. Consequently, one's faith and conviction becomes stronger." (Swami Vyasanand, The Inward Journey of the Soul)
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Now uploaded online, One Hundred Songs (Poems) of Kabir, @ the Internet Archive:
https://archive.org/details/OneHundredSongsOfKabir

Also see:
https://archive.org/stream/OneHundredSongsOfKabir/One_Hundred_Songs_Of_Kabir#page/n1/mode/2up Click on the speaker icon for the audio book version.

There are many other free online editions of Tagore's Songs of Kabir, but, after always having to scroll past the long introduction by Evelyn Underhill, thought I'd move that to the back and use a more spacious format and bigger font for comfortable reading.

At this website http://www.kabir.ca one can access some of the Bijak of Kabir (Shabdas, Ramainis.), also Sakhis. There is also the Book Of Prayers, Prakashmani Gita (on Shabda Yoga Practice), Brahm Nirupan, Bandagi Bichar, and Purnima Katha of Kabir via the "Other Readings" tab, and a huge collection of bhajans (hymns) in both Hindi and English:
http://www.kabir.ca/bhajans

The Book of Prayers is one of the more complex and unusual books of the Kabir tradition. Eternal Name of God/Sandhya Path/Book of Prayers:
http://www.kabir.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/BookOfPrayers.pdf
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PODCAST: The Vegetarian Gospels of the Ebionites, The Hebrew Christians -- Spiritual Awakening Radio With James Bean -- Listen to, and/or DOWNLOAD the Podcast MP3 Here: http://download.liveindexer.com/podcasts/HealthyLifeOD/Audio//ECI_AUTO/Jun2018/SPA061218_WMA.mp3

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Says Kabir,
Water is the life
Of the lotus flower;
A moment's separation
And it is scorched
By the sun's fiery rays.
So does my soul burn
In endless agony
Parted from you, my Beloved Lord.
(K.G., Dupadi Ramaini 1, p. 177
Bhaya dayal bikh-har jari jaga)
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