Abhyasi Name : Vidyadhar Joshi
Abhyasi Id: 2059
Practicing Since: 16th Dec 2001
Trainer’s Name: Pujya Sri K.C
Dates: 18th January 2008 to 20
Place: Nagaram, Near Bhadrachalam,
Thanks to Brother Ramarao Garu for
the kind arrangements for Chit Lake programme.
We reached the Chit Lake location in
the night around 9:00 pm on Jan 17th and
started with the universal prayer at Brother
Ramarao’s ancestral house in the village. The
house’s ambience was quite calm and soothing.
In the morning meditation, felt a
remarked steadiness and alertness. Feeling of
interconnectedness with all echoed after the
meditation. Later there was blankness and silence
felt. Adjoining the house, there is a big mango
grove and a river that flows by the other end of the
grove. In the early morning after spending some time
under a mango tree, roaming around the beautiful
misty groves, felt happiness and harmony. Nature
reflects harmony. Try to be plain and simple to be
identical to Nature. This commandment came to mind.
Life can be simple and need not be struggled with
and can be partaken in harmony remembering the
Master as the goal. There was a sort of continuum
felt amidst the inner feelings and the surroundings
and I was feeling quite nominally just a part of it.
Later throughout the day, felt blankness within but
at surface several memories just kept flashing by
and passing by the mind. As a 3rd party
observer, I allowed it to come and go.
In the morning meditation, felt
centered on Divine Light. After meditation, feeling
of harmony within was felt with a thought that the
original life force expresses this harmony.
Taking a stroll on the banks of the
beautiful misty river, again feelings related to
harmony echoed. The Life is a flow, flow of prana
that beautifully binds things and expresses its
In the afternoon, felt prayful
towards Master. His thought “No doubt the world is
in us and we are in the world, but we have to search
out who is behind the scene”, reflected and there
was a restlessness of a subtle kind in the backdrop
of a silent feeling. In the evening felt gratitude
and devotion for Master. Whenever, I got consciously
aware of His thought, there is a spontaneous flow
felt towards the heart.
After morning meditation, I felt
prayful and to remain in this thought throughout the
day. Whole afternoon various events from past
surfaced. I tried to remain in prayful mode. In the
evening felt blank and later as I retired back, felt
gratitude for being in His fold.
Next day morning, we went to the
river bed for meditation in the open. Meditation was
quite alert and heart felt very light. There were
few thoughts and feelings that surfaced regarding
situations which I must certainly let go. Towards
the end, I felt a sublime feeling of His Grace. The
heart felt replenished with Love of the Master.
In summary, in this second Chit Lake
programme I attended, I feel more determined to
carry with this inner silence and do my duty as
servitude to the Master. External silence acts like
a mirror and is a good reminder of the inner silence
we can have in the midst of work and action and
nature’s beauty is a good reminder of beatitude of
our true nature of balance and simplicity, towards
which we must necessarily and continuously aspire to
live with support of the Master.