Saturday, March 07, 2015
What does it mean to burn the seeds of desire?
Here we study a little of karma yoga which means we are here to work through our vices and gather our virtues. This is the work of life and not that of the material world. We all desire to acquire things. It is not wrong to desire. It is human nature. But it is our attachment to these things and our inability to see these things as separate from which we are that is the problem.
Our task here on earth is to be able to discern between whom we really are and life as we think we see it and experience it. We are not the material world. We are our soul and our soul is here in this life to accomplish its mission. What is that mission? To discover our mission we must practice with faith or at least courage. We need a good memory so that we can avoid repeating our mistakes and remember the lessons we’ve learned. We must contemplate or stop and reflect. And finally we must be able to discern between who we think we are and who we really are. You are your soul. Listen…