bobby1933 (bobby1933) wrote,

Abhishiktananda (Henri Le Saux), Return Within

Return within

by Abhishiktananda, Swami (Henri Le Saux)
English version by H. Sandeman (?)

Return within,
to the place where there is nothing,
and take care that nothing comes in.
Penetrate to the depths of yourself,
to the place where thought no longer exists,
and take care that no thought arises there!
There where nothing exists,
There where nothing is seen,
the Vision of Being!
There where nothing appears any longer,
the sudden appearing of the Self!
Dhyana is this!

-- from Guru and Disciple: An Encounter with Sri Gnanananda, a Contemporary Spiritual Master, by Swami Abhishiktananda / Translated by H. Sandeman

/ Image by MikkoLagerstedt /

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Return within...

A powerful description of deep meditation. (The word dhyana in the last line means meditation.)

There where nothing exists,
Poetry Chaikhana | Sacred Poetry from Around the World
Tags: cloud of unknowing, meditation, spiritual practice
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