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
People wonder about their past lives, but it doesn't really matter who you were in your past lives. It is the cumulative creation of what you've done in the past which has manifested in what you are in this life that should concern you.
—Gurudeva