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Veni Sancte Spiritus

A few weeks ago, a friendly acquaintance of mine gave an amazing talk on how Christianity had touched his life, the Christian practices he had observed, Christian experiences, etc.

This talk sent me off down a few lines of inquiry:

  • How am I relating to the tradition I was born in to ?
  • Specifically, how am I relating to the Holy Spirit ? ( a big part of the talk involved the Holy Spirit)

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Mantra Marathon

About twice a year, the Garchen Institute in Chino Valley, AZ sponsors a mantra marathon. The ” Million Mantra Accumulation ” brings people together from around the world in the practice of mantra recitation. Many participants are from Singapore. This … Continue reading

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Mantra Redux

I recite mantras almost every day. While driving, walking at night or early in the morning, when not feeling like doing anything else, I take out the mala if it is close by and chant. Spontaneously. I don’t know why … Continue reading

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Mantra

Ramana Maharshi’s meeting with a master of Sanskrit and non-dual philosophy (Vedanta) named Ganapati Muni, speaks to the effectiveness of chanting as an avenue for awakening. At the time, Ramana had been living in silence for 11 years in a … Continue reading

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