Monday, February 01, 2016

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

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The preference for excessive levels of noise is just an adumbration of the clamor and the pandemonium which occur in the “minds” of the “non-Realized,” and excessive levels of mouth-noise (a.k.a., talk rooted in "mind-language") always involve either a conscious or a subconscious agenda of one or more ego-states which have a desire to garner attention; or to try to earn “love” or admiration; and to support one or more assumed ego-states.

When thoughts and words inspire an ego-and-egotism-based “quest” for attention and for admiration and for illusory “love” and for the sustaining of false identities, then persons will consider no alternatives and will undergo a restless, chaotic existence marked by the instability that was pointed to by the words of the post-Realization Yeshu'a (Jesus) when he said, “A dual-minded person is unstable in all ways.”

Nowadays, that could be modified to, “Minded persons are unstable in all ways”; furthermore, the vocabulary used by such persons will reflect that instability, and their actions will generate unsteadiness, insecurity, volatility, flux, and disharmony.

Those become the legacy of dualistic thoughts and dualistic words, passed down from one generation to the next, accepted as “normal parts of life” by persons who have also accepted unquestioningly that “that’s just the way it is and that’s just the way it has always been and that’s just the way it is always going to be.”

And for the masses who have been programmed, conditioned, etc. to accept by faith alone all of the dualistic nonsense that they have been told (including the subsequent, dreamed up fears about the possibility of eternal pain and suffering which supposedly awaits those whose faith falls short), a nisarga style of functioning will most likely never be found.

With unnatural or magical (supernatural) thoughts leading to unnatural or supernatural / magical words, the result will be that the 99% of the masses who are prone to follow along in a sheep-like, sleep-like fashion—never questioning at all what they are told by “authorities”—will behave in an unnatural or supposedly supernatural fashion (that is, in a religious or spiritual or magical-thinking-based manner).

The magical thinking which results from delusional-and-distortion-generating programming, conditioning, etc. is similar to the magical style of thinking that happens when in a dream state wherein persons who are asleep can, nevertheless, think that they are walking or driving or talking or engaging with other persons or doing things and going places and zooming about. It all seems real at the time, but it is all imagined, all dreamed up, and all rooted in something magical rather than real.

Some persons actually talk out loud while dreaming but thinking that they are awake, and that is no different at all from the way that the masses function as they use mind-language which leads to mind-thoughts which lead to the expression of mind-words which are total nonsense and which, therefore, lead to mind-driven actions which will also be nonsensical.

Once persons have been lulled to sleep by way of hypnotic programming, mesmerizing conditioning, etc., they will go throughout their days while having magical, dream-style thoughts which result in the use of magical, dream-style words which have nothing to do with reality or Reality.

That, in turn, will leave them out of touch with reality / Reality while thinking and believing that

(1) they are wide awake and that

(2) they know exactly why they are saying what they say and that

(3) they know why they are doing what they are doing

when the case is really that . . .

they have no clue at all about the mind-and-personality-based forces which are actually driving them.

Distorted beliefs and distorted thoughts will lead to the use of words that express distortions and which, in turn, will lead to (relatively) destructive behaviors which block peace and prevent freedom and which prevent persons from ever understanding the unicity and Real Love.

Therefore, the invitation is to utter none of the words and terms and phrases which are rooted in duality. Plan “A” is to use words less, to talk less; Plan “B” is, when talking is required, to practice an exactness and accuracy of speech rather than using the dualistic, nonsensical language of mind-speak which the masses employ. Begin to purge yourself of what Maharaj called the use of “mind-language” when he said:

“ . . . Mind-language will talk only about the impressions it has collected.” To the contrary, he said, “The knowledge ‘I Am’ is not a thought but observes the thoughts.”

By reaching on “the path” the two witnessing stages, the dualistic words and the dualistic thoughts that drive separatist deeds can be seen, and the clear perspective via clear seeing (that is, the objective witnessing of nonsense) might lead . . .

to a completion of the entire seven-step “journey” to Reality;

to a purging of cultural corruptions;

and

to replacing the use of mind-language with the use of a vocabulary that might be referred to as “The Vocabulary of Reality” or “The Vocabulary of Sanity and Non-Delusion.”

The "purification" process - or the process of returning the blocked consciousness to the original state of the universal consciousness - is complete when the “mind” is eliminated (which happens when the last belief in any concept or idea ends). Believing that "only a sunny day can be a nice day" can corrupt one's perception of the next rainy day and thereby negatively shape one's mood. Imagine, then, how such dualistic distortions can shape an entire "world" view.

Dissenters say: “Some concepts are beautiful” and "I'm proud of my beliefs because my values define who I am." Remember, Maharaj taught that all concepts take rise in you and you took rise from the dirt. Wherefore “pride” in the content of a mind?

Often recommended here is wariness regarding those who speak expertly of beliefs that were conceived originally via the fanciful imaginations of humans. What is dogma other than that? What is the obsequious content of a speech by a sycophantic politician other than that? What is a cataloguing of a host of “spiritual exercises” that must be completed daily “forever” other than that?

The recommendation is this: instead of considering pointers which are rooted in such flights of fancy, consider pointers which include reports of direct realizations and inner recognitions of truth (rather than outer claims about truth which are always false).

Full Realization comes to those who experience a peripetia and see that . . .

what is termed “the common wisdom of the masses” is not true wisdom at all; 

and that

what is termed “the collective, common knowledge of the masses” is all nonsense . . . is all just so much "learned ignorance," as Maharaj called it.

When all nonsense goes, truth can come; when all learned ignorance goes, belief in any and all concepts will end; when all nonsense goes, awareness of Reality can come and awareness of reality can come; and when freed of all ignorance and insanity, then the ability to differentiate between love vs. Real Love can come.
 
To be continued.

Please enter into the silence of contemplation.

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