Saturday, October 27, 2007

Discipline required to attain spirituality

...In the first stage of one’s spiritual life one should try to concentrate one’s mind by going into solitude to meditate upon Him; when by constant practice, the mind has been brought under control, one can meditate anywhere one chooses. A young plant requires to be protected with care by a fence, or else goats and cows will eat it up; but when the same plant grows into a large tree, the cows and goats tied to it will not injure it....

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