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What is the state of Samadhi? How to get it?

Asked by HARI DESAI, 10 Aug '08 08:15 am
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State of Samadhi
The state of Samadhi can be reached only after the Kundalini
has been awakened. In this process of reaching Samadhi, one may
take three to eight years after his Kundalini has been awakened.
Samadhi is the state of self-realization. This is our ultimate goal, the
aim of the exercise, where the Jiva and Shiva merge into each other.
However, to reach this state the blessings of an accomplished yogi
(Siddhayogi) as Guru, are quintessential. The yogi spends his energies
in unravelling the secrets of nature and utilises this knowledge for the
betterment of mankind. The life of yogi is dedicated for the good of
others. This is aptly described by various poets. Saint Kabir expresses
feelings of the saints as-
"I have nothing of mine in myself; whatever I have is Yours (O!
Lord). So, what do I lose by giving you back which belongs to
you."
Another couplet likens lakes and trees to saints for their selflessness-
"Trees do not eat their own fruit ...more
Answered by JAYANTILAL PATEL, 10 Aug '08 08:37 am

 
  
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Is the culmination of all practices that are Spiritual. The achievement of a goal where one meets the Creator of all essence, comes face-to-face with his own Atman (the soul within) which is of the same essence as Brahman (the Creator of the Cosmos).

You may be a Grihastha (a householder) or an ascetic practicing meditation in the deep jungles ... all have equal rights to achieving the stage of Nirvikalpa samadhi ... a stage when all becomes still after gaining absolute control over senses and mind, the two natural instincts present in every being since birth and causer of all that is ephemeral.

One gains Realization of God and the Self only after attaining the stage of Nirvikalpa samadhi. There is no looking back for you have reached the last leg of your Cosmic journey ... the cycle of manifestations having completed ... you have reached the pinnacle of Spiritual evolution ... become a superb human being free from the bondage of Karma forever.

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Answered by Dinesh Manaktala, 10 Aug '08 08:19 am

 
  
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