Santi Mantram :
Discussion-2. similarity with Sri Iyer ......
Just as Sri Gopala Iyer becomes a policeman by a process of self-Invocation, and thereafter the policeman forgets to act or live the weaknesses and limitations of Gopala Iyer --- the father and the husband; so too we can, through prayer, invoke the Divine in us and come to transcend our own today's personality and its defects and limitations.
Prayer is the technique by which we tune ourselves to the highest perfection and thereby come to invoke in ourselves a greater perfection of both the mind and the intellect ( buddhi ).
"To pray is to be seated with the Lord's at His feet.
To pray is to aim at the target of God-Head with the arrow of intense longing, which has the sharp end of full faith.
To pray is again, to receive consolation and inspiration as a disciple at the hands of the Teacher."
In prayer are included praise, love, adoration and holiness.
To be continued ....
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