Thursday, September 06, 2018

"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

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1. Following eye surgery, clear focusing has not returned and eye strain results from anything other than a brief exposure to a computer screen; moreover, two follow up procedures must be arranged to "fine tune" the effects of the surgery; hence, postings may happen sporadically for awhile. 

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3. Here, with those who are still driven to talk about "God," the "Son of God," the "Holy Spirit," "Buddha," "Krishna," etc., etc., etc., the invitation to them is to view those as verbs, not nouns. See the end of the post for the full meaning and implications of that. 

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[Continued from yesterday]


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." 

61. It was clear that nothing more is happening; that nothing that is happening is happening as a result of a Causer but is all happening spontaneously; that all which happens between 

(A) the formation of a plant food body and 

(B) the final dissolution actually happens in a mental realm and in an imagined "world" and is never the way it appears to be to the non-Realized masses; that nothing in the "in-between world" has any lasting meaning or purpose; and that it all really is "much ado about nothing." 

62. The vision made clear that all which happens is merely happening under the auspices of the most basic principles that are taught - but evidently seldom learned - in most 4th grade level, basic science classes. (Maharaj often said that these teachings are so simple because there is nothing to reconcile that could not be understood with an understanding of the scientific principles that he predicted would advance to the stage that all of the ancient non-dual understandings will someday be scientifically, factually verified.) 

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Here, with those who are still driven to talk about "God," the "Son of God," the "Holy Spirit," "Buddha," "Krishna," etc., etc., etc., the invitation to them is to view those as verbs, not nouns. 


If looked at as nouns, they point to illusions and are, therefore, a total waste of time to even discuss; if looked at as verbs which are resulting in certain sane but rare behaviors among humanity, then they are worthy of some attention during the relative existence. 

Meaning? There are members of certain groups who say things such as "My concept of God in the past was of a weak God, an absentee God, A Santa Claus-type God, a mean, punishing, vindictive God, etc. Today, I am in close contact with a loving and caring God whom I worship and praise and glorify and give thanks to." 

The reply to that usually goes like this: "If you are in contact with a God that wants to be worshipped and praised and glorified, then you're dealing with someone like yourself - a narcissist - and hanging out with narcissists will never bring an end to your narcissism (that narcissism evidenced by the fact that you think you are "godly"). 

Next, in the phrase 'loving and caring God,' any supposed God that truly had her or his act together would tell you that the totally irrelevant part of that phrase is 'God' and that the only part that is relevant is the "loving and caring" part. 

"That is, a non-narcissistic god / goddess would say, "I care not an iota about being worshipped and praised and glorified by you or anyone else. How arrogant and insecure and needy would I have to be to want that? Forget the man-made, dreamed up noun 'God' and focus on the 'God as a verb' understanding and then go forth and let loving and caring be verbs - not adjectives - and let them generate the act of love and the act of caring and let those actions manifest through you." 

Yeshu'a (Jesus) and Pope John Paul II and Pope Francis were spot on: 

"No one shall ever see 'the kingdom of heaven.' It is within" 


"Heaven and earth shall fade away." 
--Yeshu'a (Jesus) 


"Heaven and hell are not geographic places but are states of mind, nothing more than concepts dreamed up by men." 
--Pope John Paul II 

"There is no hell." 
--Pope Francis, the current pope 
in an interview with journalist Eugenio Scalfari, 
a writer used by the Pope to issue off the record teachings 
which become a part of the Papal Magisterium. 

[That said, would that the popes who have shown the courage to dispute a core principle of their institution's teachings - "there is no hell" - had found the additional courage required to question the continuing support of their institution in light of its centuries-long cover-up of their history of raping children and in light of the mental and emotional and psychological scarring of billions of their members past and present. And that need for courage also applies as questions need to be asked about why so many other sky cults are still being supported and allowed to continue to exist as well. When certain types of programming and conditioning have been shown to blind the masses, they should end. Will they? Not likely. Why? Because crime families (like the Mafia, La Cosa Nostra, the Catholic Church, Protestant and Evangelical Churches like the one I was raised in where the youth director molested and sexually assaulted young girls, big business which has long created environments in which people have been abused, powerful political bodies like the U.S. Congress, etc., etc., etc.) do not voluntarily shut themselves down. The masses must demand they shut down, and there's the rub: not as much the people running such crime organizations but more so the masses of people who keep going back and giving them money and supporting them and aiding and abetting their continued existence and thus their continued ability to hide their crimes and to continue committing their crimes.] 


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