The Hidden Master

The Hidden Master

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Author: Christine Townend
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass
Year: 2002
Language: English
Pages: 322
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788120818897


This book is the story of an inquiry into the nature of total transformation of the human psyche, sometimes called enlightenment, as revealed by a realised Teacher, Vimala Thakar. It is also a story about the interaction of two forces-the force of understanding (the Teacher) and the force of inquiry (the seeker after truth).

In attempting to live and practice the teaching of Vimalaji, the inquirer, Christine Townend, decided to record and analuyse the inner and outer events of the investigation which she undertook. She was interested to observe how a realised Teacher lived, worked and taught.

It was felt that it was important, not only to describe the dufficulties of Sadhana through which the seeker passes, but also to describe the qualities of a realised human being, without glamour or sentimentality. It was Vimalaji who encouraged and guided the writing of the book, and who gave so much of her time and her love in the form of interviews and discussions for this purpose.



1. My First Meeting with Vimalaji
2. An Investigation of Silence
3. The Process of Inquiry
4. The Wholeness of Life
5. The State of Meditation
6. The Movement of Intelligence
7. The Other Dimension
8. Questions about Samadhi
9. Satsang
10. The Isness of Life