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by Hazrat Inayat Khan, Sufi Poet and Mystic.
Bowl of Saki for November 24
GOD IS WITHIN YOU. YOU ARE GOD'S INSTRUMENT AND THROUGH YOU GOD EXPRESSES GOD'S SELF TO THE EXTERNAL WORLD.
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How is "a priori" reasoning possible? How is "a posteriori" reasoning possible? There must be something beyond mind to do this. If mind is greater than reason, then mind is essence and mind can of itself apprehend all things -- then mind is creator and destroyer. In other words, Mind would be God. But since we actually find mind limited and mind learning through reason, reason must be greater than mind.
But what is this reason? It is Logos, the Universal Sense. Intuition is not different from reason or antagonistic to it, but it is free from time- processes and also from spatial and egoistic influences. In other words, it gives the answer immediately, but it is the same answer as would come through reason.
This shows that there is something much deeper and more fundamental than mind, which mind cannot concieve but which mind can reflect. This is soul, which is nothing but God. Mind is dependent upon reason and reason upon soul. In other words, God is the true experiencer of all things, Who uses man's mind as an observing station. Man is only man's thought of himself; when man's thought is identified with God's thought, man becomes God. Such a one is called a Buddha, sometimes Mahatma.
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