Sunday, December 06, 2009

CONTINUITY OF BODY-MIND-PERSONALITY LATER? THERE IS NO CONTINUITY EVEN NOW! Part Seven, The Conclusion

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Here, there is nothing that is believed, so there is no one here who wants you to believe anything, either. Here, the invitation is to be free of all that you have been programmed, conditioned, acculturated, and domesticated to believe so that you can be free, period.

F.: The invitation has been to discard any and all belief in the continuity of a body-mind-personality triad, whether the belief is that such a triad exists “now” or will exist “later.” Neither belief is valid. Another level of freedom can come, however, if You understand this triad: elements-breath-conscious energy.

To be free of body identity, “mind” identification, and personality identification—and all of the egotism and misery that those identifications generate—understand the triad of elements-breath-conscious energy. The second “triad” has been explained earlier in this way:

Existing elements can combine, "un-combine," and re-combine automatically, so nothing has ever been created, nothing was born, nothing can ever be destroyed, and nothing has ever died. Only the seeming appearance of what is taken to be a “new space” happens. Only the disappearance of what was taken to be one thing (which was not that thing at all) has happened.

Elements are simply cycling. The elements cannot be created nor destroyed, but if the consciousness has been blocked or contaminated by programming and conditioning, then a combination of elements can be taken by persons to be different things when in truth they are only One thing.

Next, the breath can move in and out of bodies-cum-consciousness, but that does not make the bodies “special” and it does not make the breath “special.” (Necessary if the manifestation is to continue? Yes. “Special”? No.)

So, too, does consciousness cycle in and out of spaces that have a nervous system. There is no “continuing speck of consciousness" that has been and that always will be manifested as any given speck in any given body-cum-consciousness. Such a belief would only reinforce the false concept of continuity.

If the same consciousness that manifested at the point humans call “birth” remained manifest until the point that the non-Realized call “death,” then persons could be fed one time and never have to eat again.

Yet eating must continue in order to continue the cycling of a “supply” of conscious-energy. (Those Irish who participated in hunger strikes years ago showed that if persons drink water, the “store” of conscious-energy will last for approximately 50-55 days, but that is all.)

So the triad of elements-breath-consciousness can manifest temporarily in such spaces that are taken to be bodies-cum-consciousness, but constantly the elements are returning to the pool of universal elements (as is the case with human skin that is totally replaced every twenty-eight days).

Breath is constantly being returned to the universal pool of air as it cycles in and out of forms.

The consciousness returns to the universal pool of consciousness and plant food bodies require that plant food be consumed in order to provide an on-going supply of that specialized energy. The cyclings happen automatically and spontaneously, free of any "guidance" or "intervention" or any other magical factors that are believed in only by those trapped in their learned ignorance.

To believe in a body-mind-personality triad is to be trapped in the fluctuations of the relative existence, always happy if personas seem to be getting what they desire and always miserable when they do not or when an involuntary end comes to such role-playing.

To understand the elements-breath-consciousness triad, however, is to be free. If it is understood that what some call “floyd” or call “you” is just a space formed by a temporary combination of elements, then the question becomes, “How could a set of elements be offended, experience a sense of loss, be angry, feel hurt, or be happy at times but miserable at times?” None of that can happen to a set of earth elements.

If it is understood that breath is merely air moving into and out of certain spaces, then the question must be, “How could breath be offended, experience a sense of loss, be angry, feel hurt, or be happy at times but miserable at times?” None of that can happen to air.

And if it is understood that conscious-energy is temporarily manifested in a space formed by a temporary combination of elements, then the question becomes, “How could a speck of energy be offended, experience a sense of loss, be angry, feel hurt, or be happy at times but miserable at times?” None of that can happen to energy.

Neither elements nor air nor energy can experience anything. What freedom to understand this second triad!

And if it is understood that such is the case with what is called “floyd” or called “you,” then it is understood that such is the case with all. Notice how much freedom from resentment and anger or disappointment or sadness or fear can come when that is understood:

If you review the catalogue of “stuff” listed yesterday which came to “floyd” and which went away from “floyd,” then it can be seen that there was no “one” that did anything to “floyd.” There was no “she” who said hurtful things. There were personality-driven words that came from a body-cum consciousness wherein the consciousness was blocked or contaminated.

To see the triad currently functioning as what is called “floyd” (but that is just elements and breath and consciousness) is to see the same triads functioning as what some would call “her” or "him" or "them" or “others” who did something thought by a persona to be hurtful or who said something thought by a persona to be hurtful.

To understand that is to know that no one has ever taken anything from Me; no one has ever said anything hurtful to Me; no one has ever earned anything that was later lost. Wherefore offense, resentment, unhappiness, misery or suffering? Do you see the freedom that awaits when the second triad is understood?

It can be seen that all of those happenings mentioned yesterday were driven by an unnaturally-functioning triad called "floyd," driven by the blocked and contaminated consciousness that generated a belief in personas which all had their own insane agendas involving desires and fears and which were driven by the egotism that always manifests to support ego-states when they are assumed as identities.

If the second triad being discussed today is understood, how can there be any resentment when what was taken to be "others" is seen to be nothing more than this second triad and if the subject-object witnessing shifts, via Realization, to the Pure Witnessing level?

The consciousness can witness, but it cannot have or lose, hate or love, credit or blame. The consciousness can merely see, either clearly or unclearly. It can see lies if contaminated or it can see Truth if re-purified to its pre-programming, pre-conditioning, pre-acculturation, pre-domestication condition.

Once it is understood that consciousness will witness purely if not blocked or contaminated or will witness inaccurately if blocked or contaminated, then no speck of consciousness and no temporarily combined set of elements and no circulating breath can erroneously believe that there is any such thing as having, gaining, losing, thinking, profiting, improving, beginning, ending, being born, dying, being reborn, being offended, or suffering misery.

To know that the body-mind-personality triad is an illusion, and to understand the functioning of the elements-breath-consciousness triad, is to be free of ignorance. To be free of ignorance is to have wisdom. To have wisdom is not to know love or to think you are “this” or “that” but is to understand both the all-ness and the none-ness. Then, for the remainder of the manifestation, it will be understood that Love Is and that You Are Love.

Please enter the silence of contemplation. (To be continued)

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