Jan 10, 2023
Today, a short summary on the origins and history of this spiritual path called Sant Mat. Also explored:
The Mythological Origins of Sant Mat According to the Bijak of Kabir and the Anurag Sagar, another key Kabir Panth text;
The Influence of Gorakhnath and the Nath Yogis;
Saints of Antiquity During the Time of Krishna, Bhagavad Gita, the Upanishads, and Bhagavata Purana;
On the Usage of the Term "Sant Mat" and the Tulsi Sahib Connection;
Who Was Sant Tulsi Sahib's Guru? There Was One Contemporary Living Master Named by Tulsi Sahib: Sant Dariya Sahib of Bihar;
Sant Dariya Kabir of Bihar as the Reincarnation of Kabir;
The Panch Naam/Five Names Traced Back to Kabir/Dharamdasi Texts, the People of the Anurag Sagar;
Lineage Clarity. An approximate description of the direct Sant Mat lineage of Masters looks something close to this: Guru Kabir to Sant Dharam Das to Churamani Naam (Dharam Das's son) to Sat Saheb to Dariya Sahib of Bihar (and/or to one of the successors named by Dariya like Fakkar Das, Basti Das, Tika Das or Guna Das) to Sant Tulsi Sahib of Hathras to his successors... up to the living present.
During the Second Half of the Program, Mystic Poetry: Satsang Readings and Commentary:
Kabir Bhajan Amritam -- Devotional Bhajans: Dharam Das Seeks a Living Master, and Kabir's Reply;
Songs of Kabir;
Quote from the Shabd Pratap Ashram Website: "No mission is of greater importance to a person than the awareness of his own consciousness, the profound significance and purpose of his existence on earth and to find out the path for ultimate bliss, eternal happiness and cheerfulness i.e. the quest for truth."
The Spiritual Seekers Guide;
The Kabir Book of Prayers;
Julian P. Johnson, Path of the Masters;
Baba Devi Sahib of Moradabad;
Mystic Poetry of Sant Tulsi Sahib;
And a Discourse Based on the Anurag Sagar (Kabir's Ocean of Love): "As long as the soul remains in the body, O brother, practice the Path of Shabda."
In Divine Love (Bhakti), Light, and Sound, At the Feet of the Masters,
Sant Mat Satsang Podcasts
Spiritual Awakening Radio