Neither joyful spiritual experiences nor calamitous worldly events make any difference to our peacefulness of mind. This is the culmination of a meditative state that is filled with the light of revelation.
The voice of the soul becomes the guiding force in all of life’s endeavors.
Thus what appears to be revealed knowledge is actually compromised by the likes, dislikes, prejudices, and preoccupations of asmita.
You cultivate this inner purity by actively practicing compassion, kindness, dispassion, and selfless service.
While you continue reinforcing your establishment in sabija samadhi, make sure you fill this samadhi with virtues that add to the purity of your mind.
"There is good meditation; there is bad meditation. There is poor meditation; there is profound meditation."
The cause of sorrow is deep within, at the very core of our being, and the cure lies there too.
In order to meditate on such an object, you must first withdraw your mind from every direction and focus it on the space occupied by that object.
The yogi with a crystal-clear mind lives in the world and yet remains unaffected by it.
Common sense tells us that the mind enjoys entertaining objects of its liking and hates to focus on objects it does not like. So what’s going on here?