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Preksha Dhyana : Perception of Psychic Colours (Booklet)
by Acharya Mahaprajna
Our series of "Science of Living" includes tracts on various facets of preksā-dhyāna. In this booklet, perception of psychic colours (leśyā-dhyāna) As discussed in details. In the previous booklet, we have discussed the technique of 'perception of psychic centres' (chaitanya-kendra-preksā). We have already seen that perception of psychic centres is a process of harmonizing one's endocrine system and thereby achieving the development of integrated personality. Leśyā-dhyāna is perception of psychic colours in conjunction with psychic centres. Colours have a profound effect on one's mind, attitude and behaviour. Therefore, the perception of bright colours is very valuable and the most potent technique of meditation but at the same time it is the easiest one for altering one's way of life.
The popular belief is that it is impossible for a person to change his nature and habits. But this is not true. If a person practises leśyā-dhyāna with full faith and determination, he will find that his nature has positively changed. If we do not accept the possibility of change in one's nature:, it would be meaningless to talk about spiritual development by means of sādhanā (spiritual endeavour). One would never attain the higher levels of consciousness by one's efforts....