Willpower, Realization, Liberation and Merger with Siva

An upadesha by Bodhinatha. Understanding the mind is 50% of control of the mind. In order to achieve this, we need to cultivate willpower. Realization leads to Liberation which leads to Merger. These are three distinct goals. It takes lots of realisations in order to achieve liberation. The Guru Chronicles illustrates how Gurudeva was taught to cultivate willpower when he first arrived in Colombo.


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Photo of  Gurudeva
Because Self Realization must be experienced in a physical body, the soul cycles back again and again into flesh to dance with Siva, live with Siva and ultimately merge with Siva in undifferentiated oneness. Yea, jiva is actually Siva.
—Gurudeva