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Searching for authentic spiritual guidance

By - Mar 26, 2016 - Category Articles
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Spirituality, as it is conceived by Ostad Elahi, is not based on love so much as it is on developing one’s sound reason. It is a matter of opening one’s reason to the spiritual dimension of things by actively engaging in a process of education of our thought. This education, like all forms of learning, naturally requires a form of guidance, that is, a source apt to teach correct spiritual principles and to accompany the students through the delicate phase of application of these principles. The choice of which guidance to follow is an essential one, for it will determine the quality of the principles that will nourish our thoughts: for example, will these principles be true and up-to-date or tainted and poisonous?

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The right to divine guidance: how can we make it effective? Debate.

By - Feb 9, 2016 - Category Articles
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Human beings aren’t what they are from the outset. Endowed with reason and free will, it is our duty to bring about humanity within ourselves by actively engaging in our process of spiritual perfection. But in order to direct our efforts toward real spiritual perfection, we need a road map to show us which way to go and how to actually get there. In this regard, Ostad Elahi talks about a right to divine guidance, which is the logical consequence of our duty to perfect ourselves.

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For a practice of spirituality in the present

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Let us begin with an excerpt from La Spiritualité naturelle (Natural Spirituality), by Bahram Elahi, to be published shortly. For people today, spirituality belongs to the past, a past one rejects or admires, but in any case, a past long gone by. In his introduction, Bahram Elahi challenges this viewpoint and suggests we adopt toward […]

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