Sunday, November 20, 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) 

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. 

Other clarifications that came via the vision follow.

41. Thus, such "good"-role-playing will continue until the raven - representing all of the final roles that are played except for "The Seeker," which will continue to be played for a period - dissolves into the gull, allowing one to return to "The Child No-Knowing Stage" (a.k.a., "The Child Ignorance Stage" or "The No Concepts, No Notions, No Ideas, No Thoughts, No Misperceptions, Zero Concepts, No-Beliefs Stage.) 

42. The vision made clear that (a) the non-Realized use the word "I" to refer to all of the false identities / personas that they have been assigned or that they have adopted; that (b) the word "I" should never again be used to refer to anything other than the manifested consciousness; and that (c) the Real "I" during manifestation is nothing more than the Pure Witnessing. 

43. The vision made clear that the steps are taken in total silence. 

44. The vision made clear that, after the third-leg "return" when Reality is subsequently overlaid on the relative, then (A) either the consciousness speaks, or (B) there is the belief that a persona - a false image that has been assumed as an identity - is speaking. 

45. The vision made clear that "A" in #44 points to both Truth and Reality whereas "B" talks nonsense and gibberish, speaking non-truths and babbling on and on while making much ado about nothing and while misperceiving it all. 

46. Next came another quandary, namely, trying to reconcile (a) the newly-found understanding about there being four-legs to the overall "journey" with (b) the pointer that comes at the end of the vision, specifically, THAT is all there is. 

47. This was raised: But that's not all there is if the vision is depicting the second leg of "the journey" when Realization happens because there's a third leg which involves "returning" and overlaying Reality upon the relative existence in order to abide for the remainder of the manifestation in a natural and sane and sound and logical and reasonable fashion. 

48. So what does that mean? Then, this clarification came: Ah, so the vision provides insight into the second-leg Realization process - the going back, the reversing - but it also foreshadows what will happen during the fourth leg which moves one from the physical, elemental plant food body to THAT. It is then that the "THAT is all there is" point will apply to this unmanifesting speck of conscious-energy as it completes all four legs. Got it! 

49. Then once more, peace came, and it was seen that it was not a "peace that surpasses all understanding" but a peace that comes with all understanding ... with understanding all involved with the functioning of the totality. 

50. At that point, words from Spinoza flashed into the consciousness, explaining that persons who are out of touch with Reality and who lack understanding are "ignorant of the causes by which actions are determined." 

51. It was seen that understanding the functioning of the totality and understanding that the cause of all is all is most comforting. 

52. It was seen that energy / matter comes and goes; that composites comes together naturally and come apart naturally; and it was seen that there is not the slightest pain or suffering involved at the end of the final unmanifesting process and that there is most assuredly no pain or suffering or punishment post-manifestation (that offered here with a hopefully-comforting smile to those who want a post-manifestation "reward," especially to those so lost in the Dream of the Planet that they actually believe that praising "Someone" of "Something" 24 / 7 for eternity would be a reward rather than a punishment in itself). The vision showed, to the contrary, that what follows the unmanifesting is the Void, the Nothingness, and to the truly Realized, that will prove to be quite soothing, quite calming, quite comforting. 

53. Then this came: And when was the last time you felt totally soothed, totally calm? Was it not during the gull stage? And the answer followed: Yes, it was. 

54. The vision made clear 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. 

55. The vision showed that the effects of the blocking of the consciousness include 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. 

56. The vision made clear 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, 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. 

57. 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). 

58. The vision made clear 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. 

59. 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 though the specific body will not. 

60. 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." 

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

To be continued. 

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