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Practice and Efficacy of Sri Ramchandra’s Rajayoga
Buddhist Jhana teaches the necessity of checking influxes of these vrttis or mental modifications even as they arise. This requires the heightened awareness of arising of these subtle elements. This technique however is hardly successful. This technique of destruction or annihilation of cittavrttis is also practiced by the Zen Buddhists of Japan. All these require effortful meditation and in fact for them there can be no meditation without conscious effort even in relaxation.
In Sri Ramchandra’s Rajayoga this is achieved effortlessly by the influx of the transmissional force of the Supreme Master which neutralizes the entire incoming and arising vrttis. Therefore, even though they seem to be coming into oneself, they no longer disturb the meditation on the Supreme. One feels a growing calm and that is the essence of detachment from them. Once this detachment from these vrttis occurs there is then a slow abolition of their occurrence. Automatically points A and B get cleaned and become free from any possibility of being made the seats of lower

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