Thursday, September 29, 2016

The main factors for the dissolution of ego and self-realization ~ Atman Nityananda

The main factors (in keywords) for the dissolution of ego and self-realization

In these key-words there are in a concentrated form the most important aspects that is related to the spiritual work, and more specifically to the dissolution of ego and self-realization or enlightenment.

If you understand deep enough these concepts below, and apply them firmly daily, gradually will develop them to a very high level and at the end you will achieve the dissolution of the ego and Self-realization. It's only a question of fiery aspiration and sincere systematic practice.

Study, reflect, understand, apply, practice and develop to a very high level everything that is related to every word-idea which itself is related to some aspect of the espirtual work.

Study texts and books that explain these ideas time and again. Participate in courses related to these ideas. Ask teachers or advanced aspirants, Reflect on them in order to understand them and put this knowledge and understanding in practice with faith, regularity and diligence, because at the end only by practice you can achieve the goal. The development of the techniques and the important qualities for your spiritual growth and ultimately the Self.realization (liberation or enlightenment) are possible only by practice. Moreover understanding depends also on practice; understanding is not something fixed, but something that expands and deepens according our practice, experiences and purity of mind that increases by the dissolution of the ego, the increase of sattva and by meditation.

Here is the list of the keywords:
Introspection, self-analysis, self-investigation, vigilance, alertness, self-observation, recognition, become aware, self-awareness, full attention or mindfulness, knowledge, reflection, understanding, acceptance, discernment or discrimination, disidentification, detachment, will-power, self-confidence, faith, determination, courage, sincerity, coherence, consistency or steadiness, dedication, devotion, surrender, forbearance, tenacity or toughness, discipline, regular practice, prayer, mantras, affirmations, gunas (sattva, rajas, tamas), techniques for dissolution of the egoic tendencies, pranayama (breathing exercises), concentration, meditation, self-inquiry.