Sunday, July 22, 2007
Jesus as Sat Guru of the Heart
The heart as the abode of the indwelling Lord and archetypal Friend.
The image of the heart contains within its mystery the meaning of love. Jesus reveals to his disciples that he is not just the Lord, but is also the Friend. True friendship is a quality which is discovered through the heart.
What do we mean by friendship? Yoga is concerned with yoking, or with bonding. It is revealed in the constant interplay between the one and the many, between unity and duality. As we remarked earlier, yoga demands the recognition of difference, but at the same time affirms the power that integrates. It is in this principle that true friendship