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No single Name inhaled or exhaled is wasted, and each one progressively identifies the devotee with God.
CHANTS OF A LIFETIME
With the constant repetition of that process, we intuitively develop the ability to let go. As time goes on and chants of a lifetime krishna das experiences arise, all that work of letting go kicks in and we find ourselves more present and better able to deal with them.
We are able to let go of the destructive habits and thoughts that make dealing with crises so overwhelming for us. It's the same process.
When we come into the presence of love, we can't let go fast enough.
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It's everything we want. That's when we experience how stuck we are.
We have to practice letting go in little bits--a little bit every day--so that when those moments chants of a lifetime krishna das, more of who we are can get through the door. We can't get through the door carrying all of our luggage. We learn not to pack that bag with so much stuff all the time.
When we're more available for those moments, they last longer.
We spend less time in heavier, darker states of mind. The Names we chant chants of a lifetime krishna das us into a space that's a little less obsessive, a little less constricted, more open and relaxed.
The idea being that once we see what's in that room, we'll want to go in because it feels like home.
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I approach chanting in a very pragmatic way: I try not to create any fantasies in my head about what is supposed to be happening. I get to this place of simply being inside of myself.
Anything that raises anticipation or creates an expectation of what is going to happen is a hindrance. To me it is not about trying to achieve ecstatic states. It is about love.
I want to be there all the time. Ecstasy comes and goes.
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I want to get to the place where there's only Sitaram. I don't want to be thinking about love, I want to be in love and eventually become love. In the words of St. For instance, if Chants of a lifetime krishna das leading a workshop and say, "Okay, now we're going to meditate," everybody starts to sit up straight and get tense, filled by the idea that I am going to do something.
We expect the sky to open and nectar to pour all over us.
In reality, it's not like that. We have so many expectations that when we sit down to meditate or chant we're crippled by anxiety, evaluating what we're doing.