THE ASCENT TO SAHAJ SAMADHI AND ITS NATURE
Sahaj Samadhi culmination of earlier forms of meditationWHEN the mind is rightly tuned to the object of meditation, it merges in the Truth and experiences Sahaj Samadhi or state of spontaneous enjoyment of uninterrupted Self-knowledge in which the aspirant loses his limited individuality to discover that he is identical with God, Who is in everything. Sahaj Samadhi is a culmination of the earlier forms of personal and impersonal meditation and not their product.
Sahaj Samadhi experienced after union with the InfiniteAll forms of meditation followed by the aspirant, as well as his other spiritual efforts, in spite of their differences, have only one aim, viz., to speed up the fruition of his longing to be united with the Infinite. When this union is effected, the Sadhaka (aspirant) becomes Siddha (one who has attained the goal). The union with the Infinite which the Siddha achieves is referred to by the Sufis as “Vasl.” It is this state of union with God