Interlogue - 1
wonder, one gets absorbed into thinking whether these honey-sweet Vaakhs:
Shruks and poems of the three saint poets described in this volume, that
appeal to the heart, and stimulate the mind, are innate, intuitive or oozing
fountains of eternal knowledge or clairvoyance.
inner sunlight, emanating from the navel region, and the inner moonlight
of subtle "Sahasrara", at the crown of the head, comprise but two of the
seven stages or "Chakras " on the patch of "KUNDALINI" from
at the base of the spinal cord, to Sahasrara at the top.
in their God consciousness stage are thrilled at the soft glow of the inner,
serene light during their yogic Sadhana as per Swami Laxmanjoo of revered
memory (K.S. Nov Dec 1992)……while Shams Tabrez, a wandering Darvesh intoxicated
Moulana Rumi with wine of the love of the Lord, the Shaivites cum Sufis
consider humans as temples of light. They see visions of glorious colour
patterns in the pearly cities of heaven
and Sufism are akin-twins in principle and, dipped apparently in different
exoteric and esoteric religious practices. The two finally seem to converge
at the same focal point of self realisation and self consciousness. They
become one with "PURASHA" the supreme soul --- "SUHUM" (I am Thee)
Suhum is not egoistic. "I am thee " but a normal expression meaning, an
intrinsic part of the whole— Shiva.
into Nature's unity in Diversity---, a light house of peace, plenty, harmony
and universal brotherhood.
Says the Lord
in the Gita: (Chapter 7, Shalok 29 and Chapter 9 Shalok 21,22). 'Faith
is the basis of all Devotion' no matter, whatever the mode of worship or
the form of the focussing object that may be used in meditation or prayer.
And that the Lord is present in all human beings high or low, without any
distinction of caste creed or clime.
Although the phrase 'Focal point' had been frequently discussed during
informal and random discussions among a homogenous group of intermediate
students (11th&12th Class). Yet it came to the notice in print by the
author only recently recorded by an European writer.