Similarly, the smoker strives to sense Gods presence in
the satisfaction of smoking. In time, provided deep love of God is cultivated, the
cigarette or pipe is not needed in order to feel pleasure and contentment.
use similar principles. Gradually, their satisfaction is in God not food.
Overeaters also do these tantric practices:
|As they eat, they strive to realize the
food is an expression of the infinite spirit; that they are spiritual beings partaking of
spirit. This awareness of the food liberates them from a desperate animal approach to
mealtimes and snacks.
|Sometimes they mix all the foods on their plate into
one homogeneous mass which doesnt look so appealing to the eyes and the mind. Freed
of visual allure, the food is simply conceived as energy, a few hours fuel.
True tantric yogis think of God all their waking hours. In this
devotion they are freed from destructive habits and enter enlightenment.