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An Advaita forum focusing on Realisation, enlightenment, non-duality, Real Love, peace, freedom, Your original nature, abiding naturally, the Oneness, the Noneness, and Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj.

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F.: Yesterday’s post ended with this:

“…it will be shown that there has been a history of persons who want more than conscious contact with a god or gods. There is, in fact, a long history of persons who have claimed that they have transcended the dualistic, subject-object arrangement of conscious contact with god and have actually become at one with God and are therefore gods as well.”

Persons will never be able to live in the nisarga fashion if they want to live in a supernatural fashion. No persons can ever live in the nisarga fashion if they have a belief that there is some external, supernatural power that they can align with, tap into, or—as some believe—become.

Persons can never live in the nisarga fashion if they are trapped in ego-states that are supported by egotism. Persons can never live in the nisarga fashion if they are driven to have power or if they think dualistically that they can be at one with some supernatural power. "At one" is non-duality; "with" is duality.

Is it understood that the very notion that “A” can be at one with “B” is duality? Is it understood that persons cannot live in the nisarga fashion if they believe the notion that “I am not ‘at one with’ the power but believe instead that I am actually that power (or supernatural being)”?

If there is even one ego-state that a person is clinging to, then egotism is supporting the false beliefs that (A) the person is real; that (B) the persona has legitimate, reality-based desires that need to be met; that (C) the person can attain the power and control required to bring about all that it desires; that (D) it can tap into some external, outer power that exists to control all and to bring about every desire a person has; and that (E) the persona is “at-one” with God, thus being—for all practical purposes—God.

All fear and desire is rooted in one or more false ego-states. To want is to be in delusion, requiring the belief that a false self with a desire is real; furthermore, it does not matter if the want is what your culture says is a “bad” desire (e.g., wanting your neighbor’s wife),

or if the want is what your culture says is a “good” desire (e.g., wanting to be at one with god, in conscious contact with god, being god…whatever). As always, look not to "the one you think has attained the level of spirituality that you want" for your model. Look instead to the no-religion-at-all-and-the-no-spirituality-at-all-deer for your model if you would live in a nisarga fashion.

The deer is not focused on seeking anything or being at one with anything. It is not seeking to connect with some external power to gain control. It has no desire, not even a desire to eat grass. The eating of grass happens spontaneously, without plan.

You will never live naturally if you "want what Maharaj had," if you “want what floyd has,” if you “want what your guru has,” or if you “want what anyone whom you are idolizing has.” You will never live naturally if you believe that there is a god (or gods) in other worlds that are controlling what is happening in this world.

You will never live naturally if you believe that you can be at one with something else (since that is a dualistic belief) and you can never live naturally if you assume any identity, including “I am that which is at one with god / with the god force / with the god head / with the personal power of the universe.”

The ultimate Realization that can free you to live in the nisarga fashion without fluctuation is this:

Every pagan religion (a.k.a., “all current religions”) as well as every cult, sect, ideology, creed, dogma, doctrine, spiritual movement, and spiritual philosophy has at its core the notion that humans can be “at one” with god. From that comes desiring, and from desiring comes misery and fluctuation.

When believing that one's desires are being met, happiness happens; when seeing that the desires are never met consistently, misery happens. Yet the masses are trapped in personality, so notions about god and god's power and at-one-ment and godliness and being god set the stage for the manifestation of the personality disorders that most professionals claim are the most difficult to treat:

1. The Narcissistic Personality Disorder (tantamount to The God Complex Personality Disorder), and

2. The Sociopath Personality Disorder.

Both disorders produce the belief that “I am the greatest, the ultimate. My desires trump the desires of all others,” and both disorders result in persons being unstable...constantly in a state of flux...never consistently being treated in the fashion desired and never able to sustain control on a continuing basis.

Thus, the narcissist is always in a state of fluctuation...happy when able to manipulate others and when able to receive the levels of respect and attention and adulation and positive feedback that ego desires but unhappy when persons do not consistently provide those levels of respect and attention and adulation and positive feedback that the narcissist desires.

And the sociopath is always in a state of fluctuation...happy when able to control and intimidate others but unhappy when persons do not consistently follow orders and meet the (totally unreasonable) demands and expectations as set forth by one living in the ego-state of "The Boss" or "The Controller" or "The One Who Should Have the Ultimate Say in All Matters."

Those two personality disorders, which account for much of the sense of separation on the planet as well as the arrogance and fighting and killing and wars, are both rooted in an "I am god" mentality.

Among those trapped at the third of the seven steps in the movement from (a) identification with the false “I” to (b) understanding the Absolute and all beyond, it is a short step from believing that “I am godly” to “I am at one with god” to “I am god.”

Once the "I am god" belief manifests, then persons believe that they are entitled to all of the rights and privileges of a god, including being worshiped by everyone and worshiped with "body, heart, mind, and soul." And that is the case in spite of any claim to "god-inspired humility."

Historically, it has been organized religions, cults, sects, ideologies, creeds, dogma, doctrines, spiritual movements, and spiritual philosophies that have encouraged and supported the "I am god and you are god"-type grandiosity.

To take the short step from “I am at one with god” to “ergo, I am god” is to assume another false identity. When Realization happens via the Nisarga Yoga, all identity assumption ends.

How disgusting it must sound to visitors to this site who are trapped in grandiosity, who have adopted another false but supposedly divine identity, and who read, “You are nothing, and knowing that is wisdom.” Yet the fact is this: any seeker seeking "something" will never be stabilized in a contented state.

To the contrary, it is only the seeker that seeks nothing and finds the nothingness that can stabilize in the natural, original state. All others will be in a constant state of fluctuation and instability. Please enter the silence of contemplation. (To be continued)


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IT'S ALL BULLSHIT (And Why Knowing It Sets You Free)
SPIRITUAL SOBRIETY (Recovering What Religions Lost)
[Those two prepare the seeker to question it all]
[Provide a broad overview of the understanding]
[Begins to free the seeker of body identification and the desire for body continuity]
THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS "PEACE OF MIND" (There Is Only Peace if You're Out of Your Mind)
[Shows the seeker how to be free of the subconscious motivators of the false content of the “mind”]
[Shows the seeker how to be free of the subconscious motivators of personas]
[Provides the final preparation for the seeker to be directed along the “path”]
FROM THE I TO THE ABSOLUTE (A Seven-Step Journey to Reality)
[Directs the seeker along the “path”]
CONSCIOUSNESS/AWARENESS: The Nature of Reality Beyond Self-Realization (Peace Every Day When Abiding as The Absolute)
[Allows the seeker to understand the functioning of the totality, the manifestation, and what is involved with the un-manifestation]
[Provides the seeker the wisdom to understand the Noneness as well as the Oneness]
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