Thursday, November 19, 2015

MAHARAJ: “There’s No Such Thing As Peace of Mind” (Especially When a Mind is Packed Full of False Personality Identifications) Part Twenty-Four, The Conclusion

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The most recent pointers which have been offered in this series are rooted in the understanding of a functioning-of-the-totality-revealing vision which came in the late 1990’s which also showed that “realization” does not involve anything that is lofty and soaring and grand and exalted and noble.

The vision provided an entire series of revelations, all emanating from the inner resource or the inner guru and all sweeping in like a monsoon, which (1) blew away the remaining blockages in the mind and (2) allowed the Pure Witnessing to become conscious of awareness and (3) thus being finally being aware of all involved with the no-beginning / no-end cyclings which have gone on forever and which are going on right now and which will go on forever.

So, during the last few days, some of the realizations which came via that vision have been shared (without any suggestion that these realizations are the only “right and proper non-dual realizations”). 

Now to complete the sharing of the revelations which came via the vision:

Via the vision came the end of identity because it led to the final unblocking of the consciousness (which allowed both an awareness of awareness to manifest and which allowed awareness to be aware of ItSelf and its / Your Original Nature); thus, via an understanding of all of the content of the vision, the illusions of ego and personality were seen to dissolve.

The vision showed that multiplicities of ego-states are taken by persons to make up their so-called "identity."

The vision showed that the egotism-supported illusions of ego and ego-states which foster a sense of separation and "different-from-ment" and "better-than-ment" all ended in the crystal cave when the Oneness was seen clearly.

In the vision, what came was a condition of being awake, conscious, and aware - a condition that has not left.
 
With full awareness comes Realization and the end of suffering from the effects of the programming and conditioning and all of the other blockages that prevent the consciousness from Witnessing Purely and seeing Reality.

The vision showed that the movement along the "path" ended belief in any of the former, "bad" roles that had been assumed and played as well as an end to the newer, "good" religious and spiritual roles that had been assumed and played (as the raven's dissolution illustrated).

It showed that the final role to go at the end of the vision was "The Seeker" because an understanding of the functioning of the totality manifest, allowing all seeking to end.

Thus came an end to the assumption of any and all false identities and an end to the beliefs and ideas that accompany them.

It was shown that, as the assumption of any and all false identities ends, those trapped in the step-three-of-seven personas of the "religious person" or the "spiritual person" can finally break free of those ego-states as they stop identifying with a super power, can take the remaining steps on the "journey" to Full Realization, and can live an AS IF-style life of authenticity as a result of the understanding that comes via being free of beliefs and being awake, aware, and conscious.

Only then can misery end and only then can bliss / happiness / contentment / satisfaction begin. 

It was understood why Maharaj gave up trying to use spirituality as the Ultimate Medicine and gave up on Self-Inquiry as well, saying . . .

“I got involved in spirituality, in the business of spirituality; finally, I lost that love of Self also. I have no more love for the Self"

and saying . . .

“It is enough to know who you are not.”

Most of all, by way of the vision, came a totally new perspective; a totally new way of witnessing objectively and impartially; a totally new way of looking at anything and everything; a totally new way of looking at the relative existence and how programming and conditioning etc. result in persons making "much ado out of nothing"; a totally new way of perceiving reality and Reality; and a totally new understanding of the no-identity (and no-Identity) nothingness of it all.

It was understood, then, why Maharaj spoke about "perspective":

 “I talk to you from the perspective of the universal consciousness and I know that all bodies are the essence of food and that they will vanish.”

It also became clear why he finally abandoned the earlier forms of the Ultimate Medicine which he had used, unsuccessfully, to try to treat the Ultimate Sickness (including a religious / non-duality compound version and a spiritual / non-duality compound version) and why he used at the end a psychological / non-duality compound version as the Ultimate Medicine, having come to understand that the problems of humanity center in the mind, not in having mastered too little dogma and not in having a “sick spirit" or a “spiritual malady.”

So finally it was understood exactly why he talked about "perceiving clearly and accurately," saying:

“Those who have apperceived my knowledge will not fall prey to the 'logic' or 'spirituality' expounded by others.”

Thus, tomorrow a new series will begin, focusing on the necessity of developing “A Different Perspective” if one would not fall prey to taking the illogical to be the logical; will not fall prey to those who push religion and / or "spirituality" with all sorts of hidden agendas; focusing on the necessity of developing “A Different Perspective” if one would realize, that is, realize how it is that all persons become trapped in ignorance and insanity;

if one would realize how ignorance and insanity generate misery and suffering; and if one would realize how entrapment in ignorance and insanity and misery and suffering become the prison which finally inspires some persons to seek freedom (even as they do not yet know precisely what it is that they need to be “freed from”).

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Peace, Unity, Love, and Light 

Please enter the silence of contemplation.

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