There are six other different perspectives which are understood by "the realized":
1. "My AM-ness" and this so-called " being" amounts to nothing more than a temporarily-manifested composite unity.
Maharaj: “When you are thoroughly knowledgeable, you will come to the conclusion that this beingness is also an illusion" and “In order to manifest itself, the consciousness needs a frame, a particular construct in which it can appear.”
2. That "construct" or "form" or "space" is nothing more than a temporary-manifested combination which includes earth elements.
3. I was not born, and to have been told that I was is the first lie I unquestioningly believed (with unimaginable results).
Maharaj: "After the information given to you by the mother, that you are a boy or girl, all your further acquisitions are by hearsay"
“When the birth is disproved, the great noble meaning of spirituality and the meaning of this world—everything—is disproved"
“I have no faith in anything which has ever been told, not even what has been told by the Vedas. Only my own experience.”
4. I was not created by either two parents or a God or by those three working together.
Maharaj: “From the Absolute no-knowing state, spontaneously, this consciousness ‘I am’ has appeared—there is no reason, no cause.”
5. I will not die, but I will not live for eternity, either.
Maharaj: "My true state, which is whole, undifferentiated, is beyond birth and death. I am never bound by my body and mind. I am limitless."
Of the elements which are cycling to form a temporarily-manifested composite unity which is temporarily housing and cycling air and conscious-energy, what has always been and always shall be are the elements, the air, and the energy. Nothing about the composite unity will remain as such. Not the composite unity and not a gauzy, soul-ly version of the composite unity.
Over 99% of all humans will ever grasp that pointer. They will never "get it."
Maharaj: "Both experience and experiencer will disappear"
"Out of my existence as the Noumenon has come this state of the phenomenal. The homogenous understands the play of the attributes, the projection of the mind, but the play, the projection of the mind, cannot understand the homogeneous."
Instead, most will believe the lies they have been told about birth, death, and eternal reward or punishment. Others will add on the concepts of karma and reincarnation to the tale.
Maharaj: "Whatever spiritual things you aspire to know are all happening in this objective world, in the illusion. All this is happening in the objective world. All is dishonesty. There is no truth in this fraud."
6. The elemental plant food body is mostly space, and the elements merely provide a temporary form which persons mistakenly identified as "I" and "Me."
Maharaj: "Prior to taking this form, you were formless; spontaneously the form came, and when the form came there was a natural longing to return to the formless state. When you want to return to the formless, desireless state, then only you come here, to seek what you are. The consciousness has to know the consciousness. When it realizes itself, then only do you return to normal."
During the early years when Maharaj was catering to a Hindu crowd, he spoke of karma. Later, he rejected all beliefs including belief in karma and reincarnation.
Maharaj: "A drop of water when it evaporates has become infinite. There is no death for anything. Everything finishes to become infinite. The idea of rebirth is a concept, because for something to be reborn something has to die. What is dead? Nothing is dead. Who is there to be reborn? No one was born."
Here, the above is explained thusly:
To be continued.
Please enter into the silence of contemplation.
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