Saturday, November 07, 2015

MAHARAJ: “There’s No Such Thing As Peace of Mind” (Especially When a Mind is Packed Full of False Personality Identifications) Part Fourteen

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The message offered here is 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, for the next few days, some of the realizations which came via that vision will be shared (without any suggestion that these realizations are the only “right and proper non-dual realizations”).

Then this question came into consciousness: When was the last time you felt totally soothed, totally calm? Was it not during the gull (No-Knowing / No Concepts) stage? And the answer followed: Yes, it was. 

The vision showed that blocked specks of manifested consciousness (blocked via programming, conditioning, etc.) soon become identified with that body left outside the arch at the beginning of the vision. It was obvious that transcending body identification was the first step on the "journey" to Realization. 

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The vision showed that the effects of the blocking of the consciousness include this: persons being rendered unable to see that the relative "i" is nothing more than a temporarily-manifested speck of conscious-energy and being rendered unable to understand that the body is nothing more than earth elements that are cycling to maintain the body in which I - the consciousness - AM presently manifested. 

The vision showed that conscious-energy is cycling into and out of the body as much as the air is, that eating happens in order to replenish the supply of energy (including conscious-energy), and that the notion that the same consciousness has always been manifested in the same body is a falsehood that is rooted in illusory samskaras. 

The vision showed that specks of conscious-energy exist forever because energy can cycle but cannot be created or destroyed. A plant food body does not last and cannot last because all that comes together on this planet will eventually come apart (as proved scientifically and factually by the Second Law of Thermodynamics). 

The vision showed that blocked specks of consciousness "come to a wall" (or to a stone arch) because so few understand that a speck of energy could still exist even after the (elemental plant food) brain has gone, but it must be understood that the conscious-energy is manifested in every cell of the body, not just in the brain.

Then this came: Of course the elements must return to the universal pool of elements because elements cannot be created or destroyed. Also, the conscious-energy must be released when the elements are no longer joined in a configuration that is presently called "a body," but that energy cannot be destroyed, so it will "last" even though the specific body will not. 

The vision then made this clear: Via the dissolution, the previously-circulating body elements will return to the universal pool of elements, the previously-circulating air will be released into the universal pool of air, and the previously-circulating manifested conscious-energy will be released into the universal pool of conscious-energy. Once no longer manifested in a body, it will assume its pre-manifestation form of "Awareness That Is Not Aware Of." 

It was clear . . . 

that nothing more is happening; 

that nothing that is happening is happening as a result of a Causer but is all happening spontaneously; 

that all which happens between (A) the formation of a plant food body and (B) the final dissolution actually happens in a mental realm and in an imagined "world" and is never the way it appears to be to the non-Realized masses; 

that nothing in the "in-between world" has any lasting meaning or purpose; 

and 

that it all really is "much ado about nothing." 

To be continued.

Please enter the silence of contemplation.

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