Saturday, August 12, 2017

Essay outside of the NMT (No-Me Teaching) series 26
Some   Ramana Maharshi quotes:

You are bodiless & Space-less in Deep Sleep, yet in the waking state 8. in Dream appear to be the opposite. Whatever the Dream, the only thing that has value & is worth doing with regard to Dream is to wake up. When you wake up, do you say that the experiences of the Dream were real, although within the Dream everyone there would have tried to convince you of it No. Similarly, when you wake up to the Self these experiences of the World will be unreal, like in a Dream, although others in that state Wl|| try to convince you that they are real. Every plane of Worldly existence has its own illusion, which can be destroyed only by another illusion on the same plane. For example, a man takes a full meal & goes to sleep. He dreams of being hungry in spite of the food he has in his stomach. To satisfy the Dream hunger, he has to take Dream food. A wound in Dream requires Dream treatment. A great king once dreamt that he was ill but was too poor to call a doctor. Although he had fabulous wealth in the Waking state, it was of no use to him in the Dream slate. Similarly, the illusion of ignorance can be destroyed only by the Illusion of the Masters Grace.
By constantly fixing his attention on his Source, the Heart,
the Ego of the wise gets dissolved like a "salt doll"
which has fallen into the Ocean.
                                                                                                                      Sri Ramana Maharshi

Based on the Teachings of a great Sage:

The Mystery Of Consciousness

Can the we really conceive that all of these object forms appear out of nothing but Void Consciousness, moment to moment ?  The inability to make this intuitive leap derives from failure to appreciate the deep mystery of that one Consciousness.  Only by a serious scrutiny of that Consciousness, can one entertain the possibility that such an organized & structured "Dream" as this World, moment by moment, comprises the phenomenal Universe.  But this indeed is the verdict cast by the experimental verification of the Quantum Mechanical Measurement problem [~ things exist only while perceived]. 

Nor is it readily comprehended that the "rest of the Universe" never does exist outside of the immediately experienced perception of the moment.  And again, this is the conclusion of the Quantum Mechanical Interpretation problem.  Incomprehensible as this may seem, this reality is directly analogous to the Dream moment in one's sleeping Mind.  It is also analogous to the instantaneous collapse of Wave-Functions during Measurement, be that described by the Idealists or by the objective Holoverse.  For indeed, that Dream structure is what the Wave-Functions describe. 

The "Universe" is said to be but one piece-by-piece momentary "dream moment" of God's Mind.  This summarizes the "objective" portion of the Vesanta Perennial Philosophy. This spin-off of a philosophy is more concerned with the subjective & may well offer a better understanding of Consciousness & the foundations of Quantum Mechanics.  Without serious scrutiny of the mystery of Consciousness, the Perennial Philosophy cannot be fully appreciated.

The Observer, is the Reference Origin for each Perception & the Consciousness in which that Perception occurs.  Everything is related oneself 1st, & it is only through oneself that it becomes related to another object.  Therefore, everything is supported by what ?  That which reveals it can alone be its support.  And it is Absolute Consciousness that manifests everything.  And therefore Consciousness is the Support of everything.

Consciousness goes into the make-up of everything - so that forms the Support.  One sitting supported by the chair.  So, when the sitting one is removed, the Support remains there.  

When you perceiving the sitting one, do we perceive the chair ?  When attention was directed to the sitting one, was there a chair supporting it ?  And then, what was the thing that supported the sitting one, when attention was there ?  It was Consciousness alone.  It was Consciousness that was supporting it, or, in other words, this thing appeared in Consciousness. 

Everything is supported by Consciousness.  So, the background is always Consciousness. It is on the wrong supposition that Void Nothingness is the background of everything, that there remaons only Void Nothingness when the World is removed.  But a Void can never support anything positive.

Nothing hides Consciousness.  It is present in all mental activities, pleasure, & pain.  It is in Consciousness that all carry on Life's activities. What is not Consciousness comes under the category of the known.  “I” is always the knower & can never be the known.  Make no attempt to know or experience it.  Consciousness & the “I” are one & the same.

Know that one is Consciousness & then one has attained what has to be attained.  Just as Consciousness never undergoes any change, knows also that one is Changeless.  The Mind assuming the form of an Object is of the Object is Perception. When it is seen that the content of thought is nothing but Consciousness, though vanishes and Consciousness remains. There is no Body, Mind, world, or Senses.

Nothing came into Existence nor is there indeed a thought that anything existed before or is existing now.  The non-doer-Consciousness is always Itself.

One is self-luminous Consciousness & that Consciousness that illumines the entire World.  Our real nature is Subject Consciousness & be known or experienced as an Object. Whether Consciousness become evident before a Perception, remain contented, free, & happy.
Calculus for Yogis, part 12:

Review of some Exponential forms:
The sharply rising [red ] curve of the Exponential function,  ex  is the one looks identical in every "enlarged close-up".  Here is Continuously Compounded Interest, out-of-control Population Growth, also out-of-control CO2  & average Global Temperature, etc.  In each case & many others, "the more you got, the more you get, & the less you got, the less you get".  That is, in each case the rate of increase is proportional to the current amount.  In simplest units, the rate & the amount are numerically equal.  This is one of the simplest in the category called DE, Differential Equations.  Perhaps the simplest Differential Equation is when the rate equals 0, no change at all.  The next simplest could be the rate is some Constant number.  In the next level of decreasing simplicity, the rate could be Linear with time.  Then the rate could be to the 2nd power with time.  And so, the rate could be related to Time by any polynomials, small or large simple or complex.  Those aside, the next simplest DE, Differential Equation has as it has its solution the Exponential function when the rate is proportional to or equal to the current amount.

It should be no surprise that the sharply falling [blue ] curve of the Negative Exponential function  e–x  also looks identical in every "enlarged close-up".  Here is Radioactive Decay, depletion of a spent account, decline of some vital functions with age, etc. The rule here is: "the more you got, the faster you lose it, & the less you got, the slower you lose it".
Finally, the initially extremelysharp rising & then slowing & leveling-off [green ] curve of the Exponential function, 1 e–x  looks identical in every "enlarged close-up" as well.  Here is Diminishing Returns of trailing off income rise from certain business strategies.  Here is Diminishing Excitement in certain relationships, projects, etc.  Here is an eventually more gradual loss, a trailing off of some vital functions with age, etc. The rule here is: "the less you got, the faster gain; the more you got, the slower you gain, with an eventual, unreachable ceiling".
Logistic Growth exhibits: "the less you got, the faster gain; then a linear rise; then the more you got, the slower you gain, with an eventual, unreachable ceiling".  As it appears in its graph, this Logistic function begins like the rising Exponential function; then has a Linear portion that includes an Inflection point at which it changes to more like the Diminishing Returns Exponential function 1 e–x.  The actual Logistic form is:  1/ (1 + e–x)  & its middle-range "linear" has wide significance.  To some extent, the "linear" portion appears as many of the 1st-order "linear law" approximation common in Physics & other Sciences.  Below & Above the "linear" range, the function & behavior "distort" like the Logistic Growth, as does Sound Volume on a media appliance, etc.

Sometimes this behavior is called "autocatalytic", meaning it has to accumulate some of itself to catalyze faster growth; & then when this faster growth is established. it continues to increase; but then meets Diminishing Returns & is finally contained beneath an unreachable ceiling. 

This well describes the growth of bacteria culture in a limited petri dish.  This also describes the growth of the human population or any other animal population in its niche when after increasing growth. it reaches its limits.  These limits include the buildup of waste products, the expending of necessary resources, running out of space, & so on.  In that sense, the Earth is a giant petri dish for the human race, & we must admit some of the same limitations that bacteria have in the smaller petri dish. They can increase but not indefinitely.
Transforms are typically based on Exponentials or their "component" [on Complex Space] Trigonometric functions.  Sums of these can approximate (especially when periodic) various functions.
Function (red)  s(x) =  a sum of Sin functions of different amplitudes & harmonic related frequencies, a Fourier series.  The (blue) Fourier Transform S(f) depicts Amplitude vs Frequency, here shows 6 frequencies (at odd harmonics) & their Amplitudes (1/ odd number, reciprocal of odd numbers or "odd" denominator fractions).

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"There is no Creation, no Destruction, no Bondage, no longing to be freed from Bondage, no striving for Liberation, nor anyone who has attained Liberation. Know that this to be Ultimate Truth."    the "no creation" school of Gaudapada, Shankara, Ramana, Nome  Ajata Vada

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