Complete Works of Pir-O-Murshid Hazrat Inayat Khan: Lectures by Hazrat Inayat Khan

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Feelingsw with a few alterations. t o "his mureeds discussing" Sakina's shorthand reporting scribed by the compiler. tran- Summer School Suresnes, July 3rd, 1923 1 Buddha. Buddha was the title of Gautama. He was called Buddha because his spirit expressed the meaning of the word Buddh. The word Buddh in Sanskrit means reason. ln2 Buddhistic terminology the Spirit of Guidance i s named Buddhi Sattva, which means the essence of reason. Reason in i t s essence i s of a liquid form, it i s the cream of3intelligence.

30 ~ h a t is ~ lone way of learning. 3 2 ~ a ybe32 possible then33 he does not learn. : Gd. : "Father Motherw, t o which Gd. " instead of Illearned it, from everybody's experlence he benefited. , and It runs as follows: I*:one way a person goes and drinks t o excess and falls down and i s taken t o t h e station, and when he recovers he realizes what he did; t h i s Is one way of learning, b u t even then he may n o t learn. : "drinks excessesw, changed by Gd. : "hen added by Gd. : "and searching in t h e omitted.

B u t how is it with the debt he has t o pay sooner or later? Answer: There i s a board and the board comes t o an end after 100 years, it wears out gradually, but if you know how t o end it, you may put it in the fire and finish it in one moment. Or by surrounding it with some chemical substance you may preserve it for a very long time. So with sins; all that has been made can be destroyed. I f one individual has the power of destroying, another has the power of creating. Creating i s more difficult than destroying.

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