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ramanaduli

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Mouna vratham
« on: November 25, 2009, 03:51:46 PM »
What is real mouna vratham. In my experience I can see when I do not talk, the mind is speaking so many subjects without connections.
Someone suggested to keep watching the mind. And be in Mona stage, means disolving the mind.  I think it is disolving the mind in self is the
real mouna viratham. That is vichara margam what Bhagavan says. Is it correct?


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Re: Mouna vratham
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2009, 05:28:18 PM »
Abiding as the silent core is mouna vratham.

But in today's world, not watching TV can also be considered as a vratham.
The effect can be felt if one practises it.
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Subramanian.R

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Re: Mouna vratham
« Reply #2 on: November 25, 2009, 06:30:00 PM »
Dear Ramanaduli,

What is mounam is only silence of the mind,  when the Heart
will speak to us.  It is not silence in words and actions.  Vratham
is something like a penance.  As silentgreen correctly said, the
Vratham like not watching TV, not going for movies, fasting without
food for one day or one session -- are all some penances, and will
confer Chidda suddhi.  It is only an effort to arrive at the silence
of the mind, the true silennce of the immortals.

Arunachala Siva.

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Re: Mouna vratham
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2010, 01:14:29 AM »
Abiding as the silent core is mouna vratham.

But in today's world, not watching TV can also be considered as a vratham.
The effect can be felt if one practises it.

Yes, and not involved in futile discussion is also mouna.


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Re: Mouna vratham
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2010, 09:18:20 AM »
Mounam or Silence, if truly observed, will definitely help us in staying
in the Heart.  Bhagavan Ramana says that the words are the most outward
activity, its father is thoughts.  Silence is the father of thoughts.  So the
Silence is the grandpa of words, and this is the most powerful sadhana.
Keeping silent, with thoughts mushrooming around, is not true silence.
Silence is thoughtless meditation.

Arunachala Siva.