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    Theme for Contemplation: The Mysterious Power of Thought

    “The only way to overcome self-alienation is by attunement to the Universal Mind through the contemplation of universal ideas.”

    — Aquarian Almanac

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Weekly Theme for Contemplation: The Mysterious Power of Thought

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    September 10, 2015  Theme for Contemplation: The Mysterious Power of Thought

    “Attain absolute voidness;

    Perserve perfect stillness.”

    — Lao Tzu

    “A great flame follows a little spark.”

    — Dante Alighieri

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    September 11, 2016   Theme for Contemplation:  The Mysterious Power of Thought

    “Making the mind one-pointed, restraining mental and  sensory activity, let him, seated upon this seat, practice yoga for the purification of the self.”

     — Shri Krishna

    “Meditation, aided by intense devotion, gradually brings on the longing to reach Paramatman.”

     — Bhavani Shankar

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    September 12,  2016  Theme for Contemplation: The Mysterious Power of Thought

    “The only way truly to pray is to approach alone the One who is Alone.  To contemplate that One, we must withdraw into the inner soul, as into a temple, and be still.”      — Plotinus

    “Everywhere a man should render his self non-existent.”    — Hasidic Saying

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    September 13,  2016     Theme for Contemplation:  The Mysterious Power of Thought

    “In archery among men a firm position must be assumed, and in the pursuit of truth his firm position must be taken up and not relaxed, if the object in view is to be ever attained.

    —W.Q. Judge

    ” The Mind is the great Slayer of the Real. Let the Disciple slay the Slayer.”

    — The Voice of the Silence

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    September, 2016     Theme for Contemplation: The Mysterious Power of Thought

     “Mindfulness is the way to immortality; heedlessness is the way to  death. The mindful do not die; the heedless are already as if dead.

    — Buddha

     “During meditation, keep in mind

    Unobstructed as space;

    After meditation, regard the flow of events

    As a rainbow.

    — The VIIth Dalai Lama

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    September 8, 2016   Theme for Contemplation:  The Mysterious Power of Thought

    “Shut the eyes in your head, that you may see the hidden eye.”

    — Divani Shamsi Tabriz

    “True knowledge consists in a right sense of discrimination: to be able to perceive what phenomena performs what function, and how to utilize it for human progress and happiness.”

    — D.K. Mavalankar

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    September 16, 2016  Theme for Contemplation: The Mysterious Power of Thought

    “Silence and meditation are the means of following that Way — it is thus that the separation takes place between Matter, which so long has wrapped its darkness round you, and Spirit, which was in you from the beginning — now brings noon-day to your soul.”

    — Honore de Balzac

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