The Importance of Discipline for Spiritual Awakening

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"If you are really passionate
about spiritual awakening
then discipline is most important.

For spiritual awakening to happen,
there must be that build up of energy
and there must be that in-your-face
awareness of yourself.

You see,
the moment your go for that beer,
that glass of wine,
that bag of junk food,
you escape your experience
and you lose that build up
of energy that was there inside you.

The escape feels good.
It feels like a relief,
but then afterwards,
that Shakti is gone
and you are left
feeling empty and depressed.

So what happens
when you are disciplined:

When you eat healthy,
are disciplined in meditation,
in spiritual practice and exercise
and you don't go for that drink or drug,
you don't distract yourself from this moment
and you don't weigh yourself down
with densifying foods?

First, there is the build up
and flow of Shakti inside you.
And that is felt as a bliss
or joy that is beyond any
emotion or physical experience.

It is an unconditional bliss
that breathes life into you
and awakens you out of duality.

Second,
with the build up of that energy,
you are confronted with yourself
and your experience in this moment.

If you don't escape it
with indulgence,
then you have no choice
but to surrender to your experience,
to really be honest about
how you find yourself to be
in this moment
and to accept that;

to allow that to be
so completely
that your attachment to the idea
of who you think you are
and what you know
is broken

and you sink through
all of the denser levels
of experience
into that which you are
beyond body and mind.

You don't escape yourself,
rather you dive completely
into you as you truly
are in this moment
and in that you come
to find at your essence
that you are unconditional peace,
you are unconditional love.

Not as an idea,
not as an egoic attainment,
but beyond the ego,
beyond all ideas of yourself
there is only that.

And that peace never goes away,
it can't go away
because it is what you are.

Much love,

Kip"

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bonya basu's picture

Thank you!!!

I think every small act is responsible for our spiritual journey...sometime we overlook small..small things with simple negligence..it slows down our progress i believe!!!

I experience...food habit has a great role in spiritual way of living!

bonya basu | Fri, 09/07/2012 - 06:21
blissmusic's picture

Thank you

Thank you Bonya! Beautifully said. Much love

blissmusic | Wed, 09/12/2012 - 01:04