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Objects Of The
Senses: the ability of objects in the external world to make
us sense them. They are five: the smell of the objects, the taste of
the objects, the sight of the objects, the touch of the objects, and
the sound of the objects. These can be perceived because of the
tama guna (Chitta).
powers which can be gained through physical, mental, and spiritual
practices and training.
Usually they are given to a practitioner as a
test to see how he will use them. They should be used for good
purposes. Otherwise, either they will be taken away or they will be
harmful to the person and others. Spiritual powers are
raja guna (pranic).
: the root of all sounds in the universe.
This sound which is heard in higher consciousness
cannot be reproduced in the physical plane. The closest sounds in
this manifested world are: the sound which continues after a bell
has been rung, the "humming" sound heard when many people talk in
one place, and the sound of a great waterfall.
Also if we concentrate on any sound, a humming
background can be realized in it which resembles the sound of many
However, as it was said, its subtlest form can
only be heard in higher consciousness. It is the subtlest sound and
the root of all sounds. It is The Word, and The Word leads to OM ().
Om Nam Kevalam
(ONK), the second part of our Universal Mantra
(see "Haree Om
Shrii Hung, Om Nam Kevalam"): the meaning of it is: God
(That Divinity) is Everything. So, everything is Divine or
God. Although we are a part of this Divinity and our essence
is Divine, or God, because of the influence of the tama guna
(crudifying force) we have the illusion of separation from God.
Therefore, the goal of the life is to Be(come) Divine (Haree Om
Shrii Hung) and if we can reach this goal, we know we are a part of
God (Om Nam Kevalam).
the second Caliph of Muslims.
the state of perfect concentration toward the goal of life.
Only by being one-pointed can a person overcome
all the forces (externally and internally) which try to divert the
attention from our goal and mislead us toward the fall into the
That is why one of the definitions of the
is "he who diverts the attention," or that force which diverts us
from being one-pointed in our endeavors and takes our attention from
going within toward the spiritual world to going without toward the
So one-pointedness means to create a perfect
concentration toward our ideal and goal.
Organs Of The
Actions: are five which involve speech, hands, feet
(motion), generation, and excretion. These are done under the
influence of the
Organs Of The
Senses: these enable man to experience the world. They are
five: smell, taste, sight, touch, and hearing. These senses are
under the influence of the
satva guna (sentient