A Little Less Wind, Please

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I wrote this in December 2008. A brief description of Transcendental Meditation

I took my daughter to school this morning. It is 13⁰ plus strong wind. How fast? Not sure, but a strong gust where the rain falls diagonally instead of straight down. We helped three of my daughter’s classmates standing at the Giant parking lot holding Starbucks coffee cups and asked if they can get a ride to school. We took them. They were very grateful to be inside, out from the cold freezing morning. My daughter was happy because she was able to help them.

I dropped them off to school and headed for my morning routine.

I sat on my meditation rock. I am aware of the wind, still strong with the intention to exert much force. I whispered “a little less wind, please.” A very deep calm enveloped me and my mind just wanted to begin my Sutras. The deep calm was joined by a very quiet mind. Thoughts seemed to stop and my eyes just wanted to close. I began to close my eyes. The cold and freezing wind started to seep through my whole body yet it was not affecting me. As if a layer of wind and cold is hovering over my skin inside my parka creating warmth. My mind was in full clarity. My Sutras came in and out without effort. I can feel the stinging wind across my cheek bones. I had tucked my chin and lips inside my coat and my hat covered my head and the hood of my parka covered my ears. I did not feel the freezing temperature outside my clothing. My closed lids protected my eyes. Sutras came in and went and I let go. I am fully alert and awake. I am experiencing the transcendent state. When I’ve reached this state, I experience myself. It is like the eye looking at itself, or me looking at Me. This state is the basis of time, space, gravitation, matter, and energy. It is the state where all of the laws of nature originate. This state or field is actually perfect silence where there is no motion and no activity exists but everything and anything you can imagine arises from it. This transcendent state is what Maharishi Mahesh Yogi calls the Unified Field. The way I understand it in Quantum physics is that nothing exists until we focus on this field. Our focus moves the particles and creates that which we focus on, our own reality. So if you look around you, you must know that things exist because someone put their attention on it. We create from this silence, from this Unified Field.

In simple explanation, when I engage in my Transcendental Meditation, I put myself in the direct flow of creating. I become in tune with the basic creating energies. I stir the Unified Field where supposedly nothing exists until I stir it with my thoughts. From here, you and I create.

The spiritual path is not about holding and holding in – it is about letting go. I let go and experience me, myself, in this transcendent state.

An hour has passed. I was not cold. I was in complete awareness and in a state of utter clarity. The Sutras were clear, vivid, crisp, living, and alive. This is the blissful state. This is life. This is Joy.

Love Live, Live Love
Catherine

My commentary:

 

It is important for me to share with you my practice of TM. For the last 5 years, TM had been instrumental to creating the stories I share with you on my blog. The thoughts flow quickly and swiftly to my pen then onto paper. My Soul Mate and I are now together, experiencing a magnificent life together. The visualizations I’ve shared with you in this blog are happening in my very present moment.

 

Should you wish to know more about Transcendental Meditation (TM), it is best you write to me so that I may guide you on the correct path. I am also sponsoring introductory classes and when you wish to continue, I will guide you to the organizations that can help you travel that path.

Here’s a link from Wikipedia on Transcendental Meditation.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maharishi_Mahesh_Yogi

Here’s some of the information on this link.

Transcendental Meditation (TM) refers to the Transcendental Meditation technique, a specific form of mantra meditation, and to the Transcendental Meditation movement, a spiritual movement. The TM technique and TM movement were introduced in India in the mid-1950s by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (1914–2008) and had reached global proportions by the 1960s.

The TM technique came out of and is based on Indian philosophy and the teachings of Krishna, the Buddha, and Shankara, as well as the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, and is a version of a technique passed down from the Maharishi’s teacher, Brahmananda Saraswati. The Maharishi also developed the Science of Creative Intelligence (SCI), a system of theoretical principles to underlie this meditation technique. Additional technologies were added to the Transcendental Meditation program, including “advanced techniques” such as the TM-Sidhi program (Yogic Flying).

On a note: Celebrities such as The Beatles, Clint Eastwood, and many others, including Oprah, very recently (who had funded all of her staff to learn TM), are all TM practitioners.

The David Lynch Foundation is also helping our Military/Veterans overcome the nightmare of post-traumatic stress through the practice of TM and the results are fantastic.

If you would like to know more you may visit:

http://www.davidlynchfoundation.org/military.html

Here are the highlights:

Eighteen veterans will commit suicide every day—a horrific consequence of post-traumatic stress (PTS). In fact, more veterans die by suicide every year than are killed annually in Iraq and Afghanistan. Over 500,000 U.S. troops deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq since 2001 suffer from PTS. 40% of all homeless people are veterans. Health care costs for all veterans with PTS are an estimated $6.2 billion biannually

Word Clearing:

Sutra(s) a word or phrase that carries with it truth or substance: The closest word in the English language is Aphorism:

From the Merriam Webster Dictionary:
1) a concise statement of a principle
2) a terse (a few words) formulation of a truth or sentiment

Reference from Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TM-Sidhi_program#Sidhis.2C_sutras_and_practice

 

 

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