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Exposition on Mumukṣutva: The Longing to be Free

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As I contemplated this beautiful exposition, I realized how fortunate I am to have “a human birth, the longing for liberation, and the refuge of a great being,” our beloved Gurumayi. Further reflection showed me that sometimes I lack the “burning” longing that Gurumayi speaks of. To cultivate this longing, I am resolved to follow the suggestions in the exposition and make the right effort to enhance my daily sadhana with courage and sacrifice. I am also eager to participate in the upcoming Shaktipat Intensive in Honor of Baba Muktananda’s Mahasamadhi, which I feel will move me in the direction of mumukshutva.
 I pray to have the strength to follow Gurumayi’s command, “Be a mumukshu” in the true sense of the word, and become liberated in this very birth.

a Siddha Yogi from Udaipur, India

Even the title of this exposition caught me by the heart. And each sentence produced an assent within my heart, taking me closer and closer to the very yearning the author describes. But reading that “a pure-hearted dedication to liberation establishes a true north” was the turning point in my understanding.
The writer’s final blessing, to place Gurumayi’s command, “Be a mumukshu,” in our heart inspires me to practice her words as both an affirmation and a mantra, as I continue my ascent towards that yearning.
Thank you, Shri Gurumayi, for opening my heart to this treasure chest of yearning.

a Siddha Yogi from New Jersey, United States

The yearning for liberation has ebbed and flowed in varying degrees during my sadhana. Gurumayi’s words, “Be a mumukshu: yearn with your whole heart to become one with the great Truth,” unleashed a torrent of yearning in my heart.
Thank you, Gurumayi, for offering the right words at the right time to propel me forward.

a Siddha Yogi from Washington, United States

The word “sacrifice” in this exposition leapt out at me. I paused and considered its meaning for me, and realized it was anything and everything that keeps me small, and it needs to be released in exchange for freedom. 
I feel that mumukshutva is my reason for living. And every effort I make to maintain this focus feels not like a sacrifice, but a grace-filled gift.
Gurumayi’s encouragement, “Be a mumukshu,” has taken permanent residence in my heart. I pray for it to come to full fruition in my being, and in the hearts of all those who long for true freedom.
Thank you, beloved Gurumayi, for your endless guidance and encouragement to stay the course.

a Siddha Yogi from West Vancouver, Canada