The body is free when it follows the dictates of the mind. To do so, it must resist addiction and bad habits. The lungs must breathe air and the mouth must drink water and eat food, but the body can be free of those who wish to control or manipulate it. A body subservient to... Continue Reading →
The mind is free when it follows virtue and rejects vice. It is free when it listens to the soul and maintains its authority over the body. To do so, it must harden its will and discipline its thoughts and desires, so that it leads them rather than being led by them. Such a mind... Continue Reading →
I am stuck in a capitalist dream.
God made each soul free. This is the soul's eternal condition. The mind and the body are free when they recognise and submit to the authority of the soul; and only when the mind and the body have achieved freedom can the soul fulfil its purpose. The Straight Path: A Religious Guide to Finding and... Continue Reading →
(The following is an account of a yoga nidra meditation session which I took part in on 1 Aug 2018.) The yoga teacher asked us to begin by visualising a series of common images: calm water, a sun rising, blue and yellow clouds, a sun setting. She said these images were meant to raise issues... Continue Reading →
Once the ego is overcome, the salvation of others takes precedence over that of oneself.
The ego delights in delusion.