The Yatra (journey)

(1) On life’s journey, FAITH is NOURISHMENT, VIRTUOUS DEEDS are a SHELTER, WISDOM is the LIGHT BY DAY and RIGHT MINDFULNESS is PROTECTION BY NIGHT.  If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him ——Gautama Buddha. 
(2) If life’s journey be endless, where is its goal ?  The answer is —– it is everywhere. ——Rabindranath Tagore. 
(3) The spiritual journey is individual, highly personal.  It can’t be organised or regulated.  It isn’t true that everyone should follow one path.  Listen to your own truth.———-Ram Dass. 
(4) We are earth people on a spiritual journey to the stars.  Our quest, our earth walk, is to look within, to know who we are, to see that we are connected to all things, that there is no separation, only in the mind. ——Lakota Seer.
THE KAILASH YATRA is probably the greatest pilgrimage that one can make.  KAILASH is a tremendous SPIRITUAL LIBRARY, and it has been so for a very long time.  In the HINDU WAY OF LIFE, people say that KAILASH is the ABODE OF LORD SHIVA.  What it means is that when a person realises and his perception goes far beyond what is normal, what he has perceived cannot always be transmitted.  It is rare for any master to find people he can transmit all of himself to.  So where do you leave all this ?
 For 1000s of years, realised beings always travelled to KAILASH and deposited their knowledge in a certain way, in a certain energy form.  They used the mountain as a scaffold to create this.  This is why Buddhists say that three of their main Buddhas —- MANJUSHREE, AVALOKITESHWARA & VAJRAPANI ——— all live there in the mountain.  Jains say RISHABH, the 1st TIRTHANKARA, lives there; Hindus say SHIVA lives there, and South Indian Mystics say their greatest yogi, AGASTYA MUNI, doyen of South Indian Mysticism and one of the 7 direct disciples of SHIVA, lives in the Southern face of KAILASH.  It does not mean that they are actually living there.  It means that they deposited their work in KAILASH, because they could not transmit it to all people.  All 63 NAYANMARS —— saints from South India, also went to KAILASH because they too never had the opportunity to transmit their perception to the people around them.  So, KAILASH IS A TREASURE HOUSE OF KNOWLEDGE. —————In terms of INNER DIMENSIONS, anything you ever want to know is in KAILASH.  If you know how to perceive and decipher it, everything about your own creation, about your making and existence, and about your liberation ——–IS ALL THERE.  Above all, the journey itself is simply fantastic,  TIBET, as a land, is so AMAZING and UNIQUE, in terms of its NATURAL BEAUTY.  Every land has its own beauty, but this is something different from what you normally see.  During the journey, you can stand on a grassy plain, you can see sand dunes like a desert, you can see green hills and you can see snow-clad peaks, ——–EVERYTHING IN ONE PLACE.  The variety of terrain is incredible.
———Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev.

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