There is a love where the melding of hearts is complete; a love in which we experience inseparable, supreme union.
This love, wise-love, is what we all hanker for most in life. We seek it out more than we do knowledge, wealth, community, honor, and a host of other worthy gains.
Wise-love, is characteristically unconditional and pure; a state of being that fuels our actions and breaths with meaningfulness, and is nourishing to our very core. Even life-sustaining food cannot nurture a soul who is without love. Therefore we see well-fed infants die if they are without human touch, without love.
Bhakti, the ancient yoga system of Wise-Love, describes the self as a lover.
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