Saturday, November 19, 2016

"THE VISION" and "The Seven-Step Path," "The Three-Leg 'Journey'," "Reaching the Borderline," "The Gross, Subtle, and Causal Bodies," "Manifesting and Unmanifesting," and More, PART FIFTEEN

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A REVIEW AND SUMMATION OF THE KEY UNDERSTANDINGS 
THAT CAME VIA THE VISION 
 (Continued) 

Other clarifications that came via the vision follow. 

NOTE: An entire glossary - relevant to those early on in the seeking process but including pointers for those far along "the path" - is available in the eBook below entitled "FROM THE I TO THE ABSOLUTE (A Seven-Step Journey to Reality)" which is also included in the paperback four-book anthology entitled, "The Advanced Seekers' Series." What is being quoted (in green) are the revelations that were emanating from the inner resource - that is, via the pure consciousness . . . the inner guru - as the final blockages were falling away and allowing access to that which had always been known, within. 

21. In the vision, it was made clear that all happened without the accompaniment of smoke screens and bells and whistles and earthly choirs or "heavenly" choirs. 

22. The vision made clear that Realization requires no shouting or chanting or singing or screaming or babbling by other people because, in the vision, there were no other people. 

23. The vision made clear not only exactly what is required for full Realization (which is minimal) but also made clear what is not required (additions which, on this planet, are excessive and extreme and disproportionate to what, in the end, is a process that was shown in the vision to be exactly as Maharaj described: "simple"). 

24. The vision made clear that the Absolute (the so-called "Ultimate Reality" or "Great Reality") is actually nothing more than an all-pervasive "field of energy" in which pre-manifestation consciousness is at rest in the form of Awareness; and consciousness itself was shown to be, merely and simply, conscious-energy, energy which has, as one property, a propensity for "conscious-of-ness" when manifested. 

25. The vision showed that the Absolute is merely that "field of energy" from which consciousness can be drawn into manifestation. 

26. The vision also depicted the "field" to which consciousness returns during the unmanifesting. 

27. The vision showed THAT Which All Is; showed the conscious-energy Itself; illustrated that purest, unadulterated "whatever" that All Is; and revealed what the lowest, tiniest common "something" is (which All in this universe is and which all in all universes is or "was"). 

28. The vision showed that ALL is without beginning and without end with nothing ever having been "created," with nothing ever having been "destroyed," and, therefore, with nothing ever in need of an "Other-Worldly, All-Powerful (yet really inefficient) Sustainer." 

29. In the vision, not once did a "Creator" or "Destroyer" or "Sustainer" appear. 

30. In the vision, all happened spontaneously and without any single cause or "causer" or "Causer." 

31. In the vision, nothing that happened had any unnatural or supernatural / religious / spiritual element. All happened naturally; hence, the incorporation of the Nisarga Yoga with the Direct Path Teaching Method that is used here. 

32. After additional study of the content of the vision, this came: So that's what Maharaj meant when he said, "You are not in the world ... the world is in you." 

33. It became clear that seekers that would Realize fully must be aware of two "realms" (thus the summative statement of non-duality: "I AM; I AM THAT") as well as one perceived "world." 

34. The first "realm" was illustrated by the elemental plant food body that was left outside the arch. That body functions temporarily in the relative "realm" and (contrary to many teachings) is real but is not what it is perceived to be. 

35. The second "realm" is the Realm of the Real that is exactly as it is perceived when perceived by the Realized: it is the Original, Natural, Everlasting Field of Energy which houses awareness-energy that has the potential to manifest as conscious-energy. 

36. It was seen that all which happens "in between" those two "realms," (that is, during the manifestation but after the consciousness has been blocked via programming, conditioning, etc.) there is what non-Realized persons erroneously call "the world." 

37. It became clear: That which is outside the arch - the elemental plant food body-cum-consciousness - is real because it is energy-matter, yet it is not what it appears to be. Once the arch is passed through, the next steps on "the path" illustrate the mental "world" (an imagined, dreamed up "world") which is the "world" that is viewed through the dirty, obscured window of the fiction-filled mind and that is experienced via the assigned and assumed personas that subconsciously drive non-Realized, body-mind-personality-identified persons' thoughts and words and actions, even as they believe they are making conscious choices. 

38. Then, this: Therefore, of course they are not in the world . . . the world is in them, meaning . . . in their minds. 

39. The vision also revealed this: after one's former "bad" roles have supposedly been replaced with new, "good" roles that have been adopted (such as, "The Super Religious One," "The Spiritual Giant," "The Knower-Of-It-All," "The Super Virtuous One," "The Guardian of the Moral Fabric of the Planet," ad infinitum), all of which are illustrated by that which the raven siphoned into itself, then one begins living under the influence of the Dream of the Planet, walking about while playing roles on the stage of the Theater of the Lie. 

40. It was seen that nowhere in the vision was there any judging of those playing those roles. The vision made clear that those are also steps on "the path," steps which must be taken but that must eventually be transcended if Realization is to happen. 

COMING NEXT: "THE ULTIMATE SICKNESS: Causes, Symptoms, Aspects, Treatment" 

To be continued. 

Please enter into the silence of contemplation. 

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