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THE INNER SLUMBER – ITS PRICE – KING SOLOMON AND THE SYBIL

THE INNER SLUMBER – ITS PRICE KING SOLOMON AND THE SYBIL   King Solomon loved knowledge and one day the Sybil brought him many ancient manuscripts containing an immense knowledge, but she asked a very high price for them which he refused to pay.   The Sybil quietly left, burned half of them, then came back with the rest but asked the same amount as …

THE INNER SLUMBER – ITS PRICE

THE INNER SLUMBER – ITS PRICE   Kabir speaks from the heart to you:   O Friend, beloved heart, consider well: if indeed you love, why do you keep sleeping?   Do you indeed love? Why do you keep sleeping? The Course in Miracles warns:   You must learn the cost of sleeping and refuse to pay it.   Have you already learned the cost …

THE INNER SLUMBER – RUMI

THE INNER SLUMBER – RUMI   Fragments from different poems:   A man goes to sleep in the townwhere he has always lived and dreamsto be living in another town .In the dream he doesn’t rememberthe town he’s sleeping in his bed in but believes the dream town’s reality the world is that kind of sleep.   Do you still really believe in your own dream …

THE INNER SLUMBER – GURDJEFF AND ORAGE

THE INNER SLUMBER – GURDJEFF AND ORAGE Gurdjeff often told his disciples that: Man such as we know him is a machine.   He cannot stop nor focus the flow of his thoughts, cannot control his imagination, his emotions, his attention. He lives in a subjective world of “I love”, “I do not love”, I like”, “I do not like”, “I want”, “I do not …

THE KEY

THE KEY Stone: All Centering stones. The Mantra: Om Mani Padme Hum The Key: To someone who asked Him about the Way, the Buddha remained silent and just gave him a flower.   Silence is the ultimate Key.   As Sri Aurobindo said,   Always we bear in us a magic key Concealed in life’s hermetic envelope.   But as not so many are already …