Inspiration-Letters: Past lives edition

This months edition of Inspiration Letters is focused on the theme of ‘past lives’; a diverse collection of writers offer several different interpretations of what this topic means to them.

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Thoughts and memories of past lives – introduction by Mahiruha

 “… My Past Life” could also refer to the life I lived before I encountered Sri Chinmoy, before I started practicing spirituality. I had so many problems!  But, after ten years meditating with Guru, he gave me the name “Mahiruha”. The basic meaning of this name is two-fold: “speed” and “aspiration”. In other words, if I identify myself with my soul’s quality of aspiring speed or fast aspiration, then I don’t have to worry or obsess over my difficulties. By
aspiring sincerely and self-givingly, the problems that once loomed so large in my life will not be able to forever intimidate me….”


Articles in this 22nd edition

You can also view other editions of past lives at Inspiration Letters

photo: Sharani, Sri Chinmoy Centre Galleries

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