A Healthy Ego

On the spiritual path, the ego is often deemed our worst enemy.  The ego is viewed as our inner scoundrel: who exploits opportunities to upset our spiritual growth.  The ego mischievously cements us in our old habits that no longer serve us, and thereby keeps us from stepping into our most aligned, strong, and true selves.

In whatever ways the ego may trip us, love is the only answer.

There’s 2 things we need to know about the ego:

1) It wants to be right.
2) It wants to be comfy.

When we ruthlessly justify our past actions and our belief systems (our B.S.), we close the doors to new insights, harmonies, and personal growth.  We prevent ourselves from expanding our viewpoints, and incorporating new visions.

When we’re right, we’re comfy; and comfy feels safe.

Discomfort, on the other hand, is the experience of the comfort zone expanding.  The ego will do everything in its power to be right, to stay safe, and to avoid wrongness, discomfort, and transformation…Transformation means death to the ego.

Everybody is on their own path, having their own realizations, in their own time.  What works for us may not work for them.  While it’s our duty to share, we have to do so in a heart-centered manner: with the intention of loving, and uplifting others…

Ego isn’t bad: it just needs training, and re-formation.  With training and reformation, it can become a great ally, and a beautiful vehicle of divine light on Earth.
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Here are some affirmations you can recite to develop a healthy ego:

“I have strong confidence in the light that I am.

I have strong confidence that I improve others’ lives.

I am doing great with all of life’s assignments.

My vibrations positively affect this Earth: I have strong confidence in my Self.

I have strong confidence in my uniqueness ~ there will never be another one like me.

I matter.

I am a valuable asset to humanity.

My gifts, talents, and very existence are crucial to this Earth.

My voice is beautiful.

My dance is brilliant.

It’s my duty to share and to breathe ~ My very breath is a service to humanity,

And I am making this world the best place that it can be.”

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Beloved Ones, may we have the bravery to be confident in our active and passive contributions to humanity, and have the courage to cultivate strong healthy egos, so all beings may be spared the illusion of unworthiness.

Sat Nam,
~ Mehtab Kirtan

A Blessing For You 9/22/19

You are enough,
You are good.

You are worthy,
You are gentle.

You make this world a safe and purified place.

You are nailing your assignments,
You are restoring wholeness.

You have all the energy you need,
To do the work you need to do.

God is blessing you.

~ Mehtab Kirtan

Ambrosial Offerings

The Magic of Music, The Power of Focus: Ambrosial Offerings
Music is a transcendent dance ~ We manipulate vibrations, varying their durations and volumes.  We partner sounds selectively with one another, and thereby create melodies, harmonies, and musical phrases.

These phrases are understood by all audience members, regardless of the language they speak.

Musicians channel divine Source: They channel God in a very natural way, in a very natural language…
Similar to the language of the trees.  It’s the language the Earth speaks, and the grass blades whisper, and that the flowers petals percuss…

 

Musicians: When we practice, we practice relaxing into new phrases, new skills, & new techniques.  We also practice relaxing into the perfection in our old, mastered techniques, skills, and phrases.

Practicing is just the focused process of relaxing.

When we practice, we expand the nervous system’s capacity to stay chill in the course of channeling divinity.

All crafts, and all facets of life that require focus, require relaxation in order for Source to move in and through our actions.

• Focus builds Concentration •

• Concentration builds Magnetism •

• Magnetism generates Life Force •

 

Appeal to the Gods when you play: and open up a pathway for all humans to open commune directly with Source.

 

May we recognize the power of our focus, stay relaxed in our actions, and heal this planet once and for all…
Sat Nam,
~ Mehtab Kirtan

One Awareness Manifesto

I remembered:

I am that I AM:

I am the All-That-Is.

My costume dropped,

All funny business stopped,

And I can’t believe that I can feel the whole world, & all worlds in my own body.

I am that I AM:

And the illusions unravel:

Heaven is exposed.

I am that I AM,

Maladies transformed into their most mature aspect:

The Ego is reformed: to serve instead of steal.

Scarcity into staggering abundance:

Sneaking and stealth into bold, transformational Presence.

Rapid jaws, tongues, and lips only used to uplift.

I am that I AM.

I am that One Awareness Manifest.

Doubt into certainty ~

Fear into ferocious excitement ~

Diversion and diluteness into deep, steeped, and unshakable concentration.

I am that I AM.

I am that One Awareness Manifest.

I breathe deep and consciously purify the Earth’s ozone layer ~

I listen, cleanse, and speak: The oceans are purified ~

Food is food: Everyone is fed, Animals are spared, Ignorance is erased.

I am that I AM.

Consciously welcoming Divinity in through me,

All fear, pain, and separateness erased.

I am that One Awareness Manifest.

Earth is cleansed, transformed, & all karmic contracts are complete.

Wahe Guru.

Haiku Stream ~ 9/9/19

HAIKU STREAM ~ 9/9/19

Our eyes are the One

Window into the soul: both

Human & Divine.

 

The timeline is fluid:

Birth & Death happen in sync,

Wrongdoings pass on

 

with every blink: our

eye shutters are like diamond

cutters, using time

 

as the material,

as the very tool to splice

each moment from &

To the next.  Enter

Timelessness, make
Quantum leaps ~

Dissolve all problems:

Re-integrating

solutions birthed by Mind alone.

togetherness

 

& separateness

are indeed quite alike ~
Sit in still awareness,

Struck by silence, washed

With truth: Slowly and deeply

instilling calm thought:

As encouraged by

the heart: deep feeling,

From the ocean’s depths.

 

BREATHE:

REST IN PEACEFUL AWARENESS.

 

Stride on; glide on, with

Your awareness lights tote-ly

On ~ inside & out.

 

Outward & inside

We see that the same message

Is waiting for us.

 

No matter how long,

How many lifetimes it takes,

Or mistakes made strong…

…The Soul’s Growth is on…

This story, this progress is

on: & growing strong.

Breathe & Integrate:
There is no beginning nor

end to the story:

Enjoy the moment

Of this flick from exactly

Where you find yourself.

 

NEVER LOST.

That is the Enlightenment of all time.

That is the beautiful moment

 

Angels hunger & thirst for:
To find themselves on Earth,

 

Weaving

Infinite light

Into a temporal, transient grid,

That is passing & not lasting.

 

A holographic Earth,

A holographic Sun.

 

A planet with rules like gravity,

Here for every one.

 

It’s up to you,

Do not delay:

 

Create the life you’ve dreamt of,

Always and forever,

Here & Now, today.

Making Mistakes: Why we repeat them, and how to heal

Repeating mistakes can make us deeply regretful, sad, and/or angry.  Our intuition often speaks to us, saying, “Hey, don’t do this/that…” Shortly after, the ego can come in and say, “Hey! You’re justified in doing this/that: Go for it!”

The moment between an act of integrity or a regretted impulse is a razor’s edge ~ it’s a split second that brings us to the devil, or the divine.

The biggest reason we make the same mistakes is to allow our angelic selves to step forward.

When we’re in regret, we think, “Damn it, why did I do that stupid thing again?”
Our angels within reply, “So I could step forward, and show you unconditional love.  You can make the same mistake 30 times over, and I’ll be here: Always ready to lift you up, polish your light, and give you the strength to shine.  No matter what, I’m here to weave light with you, and through you…Call me anytime, anywhere: I Am You.”

With support from seraphim, and the power of your self-love, you can’t do anything wrong.  You only collect data, and discover what does/doesn’t work.  As you integrate and synthesize the data, the Universe generates new scenarious and opportunities for you to act differently.  You’re always having a second (or third) chance prepared before you.

Let this be a springboard for you to rapidly recover from errors, and reside in a space of utmost unconditional love for yourself.
Whenever you’re feeling regret, disappointment, sadness, or anger, breathe and fully let the emotions flow in.  Allow these emotions to guide you: You get to repeat your errors until there’s no option except the “right choice.”

 

Breathe into your decisions, actions, and enjoy the con-sequences that result.

Be kind, easy, and gentle.

Slowly and surely, You are re-planting and re-establishing Eden on Earth.

Sat Nam Beloved Soul,

~ Mehtab Kirtan

The Completely Lone, Sincerely Whole Valentine

I started a daily meditation practice in 2010.  The third or fifth day in, I had a heart-bursting awakening: I will share it here, so all souls may be whole in partnership or solitude this Valentine’s Day.  

While sitting tall, focusing my attention on the flow of my breath, an explicable joy emerged in my chest.  In the past, I had only felt this joy when I was “in love” with another person.

But in my meditation session, I had no one to attribute this feeling to!  I had woken up to love that was not interpersonal: I woke up to love that didn’t need someone pretty, attractive, or cute…This sensation was so beautiful, and so liberating, my eyes slowly watered my cushion with tears of joy.

I felt a little crazy: to be so passionately in love, without anyone to attribute it to.

No one in pop culture talks about the wholeness we experience in solitude: There aren’t gushy blockbuster romance movies showing Buddhist monks silently sitting, staring at a wall, with their hearts bursting open…right?

If you find yourself alone this Valentine’s Day, try meditating: set a timer for 20 minutes, sit tall, with a straight spine, and follow the in/outflow of your breath.  You may or may not have a heart-bursting experience like I have just described, but you are one breath closer to the delicious, ecstatic bliss solitude can provide.

This Valentine’s Day, whether you are alone or not, may you experience wholeness, and the most passionate Love of your life.

Wahe Guru!

~ Mehtab Kirtan