Although each one of us is aware of this reality of being born and
having to die and can see it manifesting everywhere around us, our lifestyle in no
way reflects any awareness of it. In fact, it seems hard for us to imagine a time when we
were not yet born or a time when we will no longer exist. How is this possible? What
creates this blind spot in us? What is the driving force for our limitless addiction for
superlatives, our endless quest for more ? Most of the time, we cannot even
say what it is that we want more of. It is the faint reflection in us of a higher and much
more important reality of our human existence, the principle of the eternal existing soul.
To realize ourselves, to recognize our own innate nature and to start searching for our
true Home so that we may find our eternal life, we will have to tread the path back to
As God is One, the way back to Him can also only be one. This way is made by God Himself
and therefore is the most ancient and most natural way: the connection with the active
God-Power. It is the only possibility of attaining God-realization.
Sant Mat, which translated means the Holy Path, is inherently a practical
path. In descriptions of Sant Mat two basic principles are mentioned which are
· the competent living Master and
· regular meditation on inner Light
and inner Sound.
|Two major helping
factors can speed up our inner progress:
· an ethical lifestyle
· selfless service.
It is important to find a competent living Master who imparts the everlasting inner
connection of the soul with God and who will guide us further until we have reached our
goal - oneness with God.
The Master teaches that our inner life is not to be confused with the outer life and that
we have to add the higher life of soul to our normal worldly life. The soul is connected
to the God-Power.
God is love, and love is God. He is continuously helping you, serving you and making
you like His own self. This is the love of Father God.
The teachings of the Master are not dogmatic. He says: "Go inside and see for