When Hong-Sau is practiced rightly, it takes the scattered attention and life force, which is wasted upon useless thoughts and useless activities and fleshly desires, and focuses or centralizes all of that attention and energy in one direction. Eventually you have
such command over your mind that the moment you direct it toward God, like a plummet it dives deep into the ocean of awareness of His peace, bliss, and love. If I could just pass that perception on to you, which I see so clearly! It is not that suddenly some great power
comes from heaven and manifests to you. That power, that peace, that blissful Being is already present at this moment. The mind feels a separation from God only because it is busy with the senses and their perceptions,
and with thoughts and feelings related to them.
--Sri Daya Mataji (SPR 2009, SRF Mag)