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Hindu Wisdom - Our Cravings Separate Us From God

What keep us separated from god is our cravings - Hindu wisdom. Eating, sleeping, fear, copulation— these are the common characteristics of man and beast. We differ from the beasts in that we can discriminate between right and wrong. If one lives on a low plane of consciousness, one finds pleasure in the senses. With spiritual growth, one experiences happiness in subtler things. Then the person no longer finds enjoyment in the gross. Most people live the lives of beasts—drinking, hunting, running after a mate. If one cannot rise to a higher plane of consciousness, human birth is wasted. “Meditate! Meditate! Be absorbed in His consciousness! If you can think single-mindedly of the Master for five years, you will achieve everything. Then it does not matter where you live. East and West will be the same to you. Know that God alone is real. Nothing else matters. There is the ocean of infinite existence, infinite consciousness, and infinite bliss, seemingly divided by the stick of