F.: These pointers were offered yesterday:
1. If You allow the abidance to happen with dignity, everything else will necessarily unfold in the same fashion
2. If You accept the eventual taking of mahasamadhi as part of the natural cycling, then abidance can also happen with dignity and peace and serenity and calmness.
Here, prior to Full Realization, nothing happened with dignity or peace or serenity or calmness. All happened as a result of being driven by the subconscious agendas of multiple personalities that each had a basic fear and a basic desire, and to be driven by subconscious agendas is to be deprived of any and all ability to choose anything.
Of course the non-Realized would consider that nonsense, claiming that they choose their thought-based words and that they do their thought-and-word-based deeds all day long because of the choices they are making.
As always, though, believing a lie with all your heart does not make it true.
Here, prior to Full Realization, there was no witnessing objectively from a platform of neutrality; thus, there was most assuredly no Pure Witnessing, and most certainly there was not the slightest hint of non-attachment to things and people and places and events and agendas and false identities.
There was a duality-plagued relative existence that was marked by anxiety and anger and disharmony and chaos, and that did not change until Reality was understood and overlaid on the relative existence.
Nothing has been the same since the beingness and the Absolute manifested "together."
Marahaj: "The state of ajnani, the highest state, has transcended the beingness, but the beingness is still there, so together with the beingness is the Absolute - the deep blue, benign state, without eyes."
With the Amness and the That-ness seemingly "together" but actually understood to be One, the relative existence has been suffused with a benevolent, Caring, Loving, and gentle beingness:
Maharaj: "If anybody understands me totally and fully and most appropriately, that one gets the shelter in the shade of my benign being."
Yesterday, while taking one of walks that has occurred regularly long before being prescribed by a physician, two deer were observed as they were lying in the dark shadows of a copse of trees, some fifty feet or so away from the road. They merely witnessed, without action or reaction, as I passed.
They were a reminder of the fact that, here, the heat of the formerly fiery existence was cooled via Realization, so all is now witnessed in the same fashion, as if resting calmly and merely watching everything that moves by from the vantage point of a cool and shaded place:
Maharaj: "Knowledge takes rest in that deep blue, quiet, peaceful, benign shade. When that shade is shifted aside, then [one] sees the various manifestations in the form of universes and worlds. But when the shade is there, it is the deep, dark blue state, fully relaxed"
Maharaj: "If you really want eternal peace, don't bother about anybody else; worry about your own self, investigate only your own self. Who is going to give you eternal peace? It is only that sun, that 'I Am.' If you embrace that Self-effulgent sun everything else will go, but you will prevail eternally."
That "Self-effulgent sun"? Yes. As scientist Szent-Gyorgyi said: “What drives life is thus a little electric current, set up by the sunshine.” Very simple, yes? And post-Full Realization, the abidance becomes that simple too, no matter what relative happenings seem to come.
You are invited to enter into the silence. (To be continued)
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