Friday, January 22, 2016

MAHARAJ: “I Talk to You from the Perspective of the Universal Consciousness,” Part Fifty

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From the eBook A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE: Additional Perspectives Which Came During The Movement Along The Direct "Path" To Realization

In the end, Maharaj said that there really is no absolute requirement that anything else be understood after you understand what you are not. So see what you are not, set aside any and every identity and "Identity” which has been assumed or assigned, and then just relax.

When a “state” of zero concepts is reached, it is understood that there is no “identity” at all. Nothing from nothing leaves … nothing, not “SOMETHING.”

“Absolute,” “THAT,” “energy,” “energy-matter,” “Consciousness,” “Awareness,” and “SOMETHING” are still man-made labels generated by persons. Some are tools to be used to move seekers along the “path” to Truth and freedom and independence; others labels - such as “God,” “Hell,” “Heaven,” “eternal life,” “eternal reward,” and “eternal punishment” - are tools used to reinforce the false and to control people and to create dependencies and co-dependencies.

Finding out “who you are not” could eliminate unnatural and supernatural living and allow natural, AS IF living to happen throughout the remainder of the manifestation. That would also allow freedom to happen, and only if free can bliss happen.

Only when the addiction to the sound and the fury ends can the joy and bliss of the silence begin.

The rub? Ego hate silence; moreover, ego always wants more.

Freedom from the bondage of ego results in giving value to silence and giving value to less.

Ego is about going and doing and zooming in order to collect more; freedom from the love of more allows the non-doingness (the beingness only) to manifest, at least temporarily.

Persons search for “the divine” and for an understanding of all that is “supernatural” when, in fact, there is nothing that is supernatural at all. There is only "nature," not "nature + Super Nature."

The result of persons having been fooled is an endless stream of desires and fears.

Those create a constant sense of longing, and longing generates a constant sense of dis-ease.

The “non-Realized” never come to the understanding that it is only from a condition of emptiness (empty of concepts, of identities, of a “mind,” of beliefs) that a sense of fulfillment can happen during the manifestation.

The “Realized” can taste what the Italians call il dolce di fare niente—“the sweetness of doing nothing.”

The “Fully Realized” will shift even beyond that and will understand something even simpler than “the sweetness of doing nothing,” namely, il dolce di Niente—“the sweetness of Nothing,” period.

Trace your roots. Go beyond self and Self, beyond Consciousness, beyond Awareness, and even beyond the Absolute to the seminal Nothingness. Abide as such. To know that you are nothing is, per Maharaj, “wisdom.”

All identities are limiting. Limitations restrict freedom. Restrictions of freedom prevent the manifestation of happiness during the relative existence. Preoccupation with finding identities and assigning labels has the same effect.

If you would be free, align with the nothingness. Freedom involves being free of all personal identifications and all “Personal Identifications.” Reach the space.

If you would be unconcerned, then all of your knowledge must go into liquidation (Maharaj). Has that happened? Have you reached the space?

Ultimately, even “nothing” as a concept is abandoned, along with every other concept.

Non-duality (at the purest and most advanced level) endorses “zero concepts” (Maharaj).

All of the mutated versions of non-duality, especially those which have been morphed into a religion with a holy text or into an organized philosophy by persons with hidden agendas, are bastardizations . . . fabricated via warped and greedy consciousness, accepted as truth by other specks of warped consciousness, and passed along now by such specks to other such specks.

There is a process whereby, from the nothingness, a particle can manifest. This entire universe began with the instantaneous manifestation of an atom within a vacuum. Did that atom "pop out of" another universe? Possibly, but knowing whether that did or did not happen is irrelevant to your being free.

It is from the nothingness that all manifestation happens spontaneously. After some groupings and ungroupings happen, the Nothingness will again prevail.

 Prior to “this universe,” prior to Awareness, prior to Consciousness, and prior to manifestation, there was a “time” when only a vacuum was, prior to the happenings which triggered the formation of “this universe.” 

Your “ultimate root” is even prior to time. As Maharaj explained, he (the not-created and not-destroyable energy / matter) was there for the formation and dissolution of all universes, and so were you (the not-created and not-destroyable energy / matter).

If you’re interested in oneness, understand that everything in this universe began as one, single atom that manifested within the emptiness of a vacuum.

Purged of all identities, ideas, notions, perceptions, and concepts (a.k.a., “beliefs”), the consciousness can function as an empty vacuum.

Originally, the empty vacuum was undisturbed, unconcerned . . . without burden, without activity, without any doingness. The same is the case with the area of the brain now called “the mind.”

The relative existence is miserable for those who are “full of it.” If you would be undisturbed, unconcerned, without burden, without activity, without any doingness, then be empty. Reach the space and abide as such.

All fears and all desires are rooted in the subconscious agendas of false but seemingly real identities / personalities.

Fear not. Nothing is coming: no judgment . . . no endless punishment.

Desire not . . .  nothing is coming: no endless (and boring) celestial caroling . . . no heavenly brothels . . . no extraterrestrial orgies . . . no endless reward. Nothing, so enjoy, NOW.
 
To be continued.

Please enter into the silence of contemplation.

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