SantMat
SantMat
Feb 14 · 2 min read

“The heart is
The thousand-stringed instrument

That can only be tuned with
Love.”

— Hafiz (verse of Sufi poetry translated by Daniel Ladinsky)

Love’s Last Madness

“Very near your heart are seekers of your vision;
Those who look at the surface are exiled from the Beloved’s Light.

“What can I say of the grace he showers on me within?
Darshan, the moment I close my eyes, the Beloved’s Light begins.”

— from Love’s Last Madness: Poems on a Spiritual Path by Darshan Singh, Translated by Barry Lerner & Translated by Harbans Singh Bedi

The Coming Of The Gnostic Messenger Of Light

The role of the Heavenly Messenger is to give the mystic experience of light to souls and eventually guide them back up to the Place of Light, the Mandaean term for the highest heaven where the Great Life (God) resides. Here are a couple of passages from Mandaean scriptures on Manda-d-Hiya — the great heavenly redeemer:

“The Illuminator of the Worlds of Light

In The Name Of The Great Life,

Sublime Light Be Praised.”

“From the Place of Light I came forth,

from you, Bright Habitation.

I come to touch hearts,

to measure and try all minds,

to see in whose heart I dwell.

Whoever thinks of me, of him I think;

whoever calls my Name, his name I will call.

Whosoever prays my prayer from the earth,

his prayer I will offer from the Place of Light.”

“I came and found the truthful

and believing hearts.

When I was not dwelling among them,

yet my Name was on their lips.

I took them and guided them up

to the World of Light.”

“I became the Illuminator

of the Worlds of Light.

I became a king to the Nazoreans,

who receive praise and stability

through my Name.

And by my Name they ascend

to the Place of the Light.

As for the elect righteous

who put me on as a garment,

their eyes were filled with Light,

and Manda-d-Hiya [Knowledge of Life]

was established in their hearts.”

— Mandaean Gnostic Scriptures of Iraq & Iran

Sant Mat Meditation and Spirituality

This Living School of Spirituality called Sant Mat is also known as: The Way of the Saints and Poet-Mystics, Radhasoami, and, The Path of the Masters. The meditation practice is Surat Shabd Yoga: "Union (Yoga) of the Soul (Surat) with the Inner Light and Sound of God (Shabd).”

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This Living School of Spirituality called Sant Mat is also known as: The Path of the Masters, Surat Shabd Yoga: Meditation on the Inner Light & Sound of God.

Sant Mat Meditation and Spirituality

This Living School of Spirituality called Sant Mat is also known as: The Way of the Saints and Poet-Mystics, Radhasoami, and, The Path of the Masters. The meditation practice is Surat Shabd Yoga: "Union (Yoga) of the Soul (Surat) with the Inner Light and Sound of God (Shabd).”

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