People often tell me that they feel peace and happiness when they sit for dhyan. This feeling of peace and happiness is actually a normal state, it should be always. Dhyan happens after. You are born with a specific frequency, the vibration of cells at the time of your birth. In practical terms, this frequency is the sum total of your sanchit karmas (karmas you have collected over lifetimes) and prarabdh (fruits of karmas which ought to play out in the present birth). As one goes on with life, he/she also collects in addition to the above agami karmas (the karmas that are yet to perform). These karmas alter our frequency. Practice of dhyan under a Guru brings you back to your original frequency.
Just pause a minute and think of all the relations and attachments you have collected over the years. Add to this the attachments you have collected over lifetimes. Clairvoyantly, these attachments are seen as tubes from your various energy centres connecting you to people around.
You may compare the situation to a fan with rope tied to it. The fan will move, but the speed will reduce. Add more ropes and it will run even slower. As more and more ropes get attached, there will come a point that the fan will rattle and there will be short circuit. This is how life is. When there is a short circuit in the fan (chakra), you go back one dimension, that is, you devolve to a lower, more painful birth. Also, because of ropes, fan is unable to work throughout its life. So your life shortens and you regress. Ageing sets in, senses get dull.
Remember, every person comes in your life, does what he/she has to do and moves on or is left behind. When you attach yourself to him/her, you ruin your birth, just like the fan with ropes tied to it. The purpose of life is to not get attached, to open the bondages and move to higher state of consciousness. Whatever you are most attached to, that is what will make you sink. Attachments force you to do negative karma because you form a negative or positive emotion with the thing you are attached to—raag and dwesh. Raag is the attachment to pleasure, whatever you have you want to hold on to it. That leads to pain, because that thing will leave you for sure one day. Pain due to others’ pleasure is dwesh. Both are burning of energy or prana.
Clairvoyantly, attachments are perceived as a ‘sticky’ feel. The more glue you have, the more attached you are. If glue inside you doesn’t reduce, you will keep attracting attachments and move into lower dimensions. Whatever you have will leave one day for certain. And when I say whatever, I mean whatever, no exceptions, including your body. Closest things will give you maximum pain when they leave. This happens because of avidya, which is wrong notion about what is yours and what is not.
A Guru’s job is to open your bondages and give you vidya and dispel the darkness, pain and disease in your life, which is caused primarily by attachments. Find a Guru and he will awaken you to the presence of Gods and Goddesses, and pull you out of your pains, simply by lighting up your life with vidya/gyan. Find a Guru.The writer is the spiritual head of Dhyan Foundation. www.dhyanfoundation.com