Wednesday, December 28, 2016

THE ULTIMATE SICKNESS: Causes, Symptoms, Aspects, Effects, Treatment, Part Twenty-Three

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So the seat of the Ultimate Sickness is the mind; thus, it is that mind which must be the focus of the treatment.

In the book 

this is offered:

Most of the problems of this planet are centered in the mind. The planet-wide instability and insanity of persons' thoughts and words and actions are evidence of the fact that The Ultimate Sickness of duality and its effects (which is calling out for The Ultimate Medicine) is in most ways a mental problem. 

The Advaitin called "Jesus Christ" purportedly said that "A dual-minded person is unstable in all ways." In some cases, instability and low-level personality disorders and even mild cases of insanity have been addressed by the non-duality teachings if the result was Full Realization. 

The following are often observable among those who are trapped in the Ultimate Sickness of a dualistic mind (and, thus, mental illness) and who are swept back and forth by the tides of emotional intoxication: changeable, unpredictable, unsteady, inconstant, unsettled, irrational, erratic, inconsistent, unreliable, untrustworthy and vacillating. 

The content of this book distinguishes between (1) the causes of instability and insanity which the non-dual teachings can address and (2) other causes which require far more than the teachings if they are to be effectively addressed. 

[What are some of the methods available to treat type 2? 

Medication / Natural Food Supplements 

Psychotherapy / Group therapy 

Day treatment or partial hospital treatment 

Specific therapies, such as cognitive-behavior therapy and behavior modification 

EMDR to treat unresolved trauma 


Holistic approaches which treat the physiological issues which result from improper food plans for a body's specific metabolic type, resulting in imbalances and deficiencies which can generate mental problems.] 

To continue with pointers from that book which includes discussions of: 

instability and / or insanity induced by duality-based splitting; instability and / or insanity induced by psychological splitting; instability and / or insanity induced by cultural influences; instability and / or insanity induced by personality disorders; 

instability and / or insanity induced by a failure to psychically integrate and instead the tendency to psychically disintegrate instability and / or insanity induced by adults who model constant mood swings and instability and being temperamental and inconsistent so that they are always unpredictable; 

instability and / or insanity induced by fixating in "the parent" role or "the child" role rather than interacting from the stance of the mature adult; instability and / or insanity induced by emotional intoxication; instability and / or insanity induced by religious / spiritual intoxication; instability and / or insanity induced by inner causes; 

instability and / or insanity induced by depression and mania; instability and / or insanity induced by a need for full realization; instability and / or insanity induced by chemical imbalances, physiological factors, and biological factors; instability and / or insanity induced by a need for full realization; and instability and / or insanity induced by seeking someone or something to cause you to be happy. 

For those who have studied any of the various types of yoga and who have studied either Traditional Advaita Vedanta, Neo-Advaita, Neo-Vedanta, or Pseudo Advaita: the author of this book is a disciple of Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj so he uses the Direct Path Method of teaching along with the Nisarga (Natural) Yoga, all shared in simple, everyday English. 

 Again, "A dual-minded person is unstable in all ways," so the problems generated by duality are all generated via the mind. To be free of the influences of duality, one must be free of the influences of the mind. coming to understand that, Maharaj made clear in his later talks that the Ultimate Medicine is not a religion-based medicine and is not a spirituality-based medicine. 

It is a psychological medicine which addresses the real root of the Ultimate Sickness at its very seat, and the seat of the problems of humanity lie in the programmed, conditioned, acculturated, domesticated, indoctrinated, and brainwashed mind.

Remember Grandmother's well discussed earlier? 

 Remember the knots that had been placed in its rope?

When I was trying to repair that damaged rope in order to make it effectively usable again, the last thing that rope needed was the addition of more knots. And the last thing a mind needs, after having been twisted into knots, is the addition of more blockages. What are the blockages which prevent the consciousness from seeing clearly? Ideas, concepts, learned ignorance, perceptions, misperceptions, notions, (A.K.A., "beliefs").

Any effective version of the Ultimate Medicine must be able to remove the blockages, not add even more to the nonsensical mix within a knotted mind.

All which has been taught and learned was deemed by Maharaj to be nothing more than "learned ignorance." The Sick mind does not need more added to it. It needs less. It does not need to be taught more. It needs to be un-taught all. It does not need to learned more. It needs to un-learn all.

That is the nature of the effective version of the Ultimate Medicine. It involves de-accumulation, not more accumulation.

To be continued.

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