Sunday, March 10, 2019

Mind & Happiness 151

We experience our Mind & Intellect, which are actually just 2 functions of the 1 individual Consciousness that we generally call our Mind or Ego, in both Waking & Dream, but not in Deep Dreamless Sleep.

We experience our Present physical Body & the Life-Force within it only in this Waking State, & in each of our other States of Dream we experience some other physical Body & its corresponding Life-Force.  And we experience the 5th adjunct, the seeming "Darkness" of Deep Dreamless Sleep, only in Deep Dreamless Sleep.

Therefore, since we experience none of these 5 adjuncts in all our 3 States of Consciousness (Waking, Dream, & Deep Dreamless Sleep).  They cannot be our Real Self.  They are not our Real Existence, or our Real Consciousness.  They are merely impostors  "phantoms" that we imagine to be our Self for a short period of time, but from which we are able to separate our Self at other times.  Independent of our Real Self-Conscious Existence, "I exist", they [the 5 adjuncts / Sheaths] do not exist, nor do they know their own "existence".

Though our Mind may appear to be "conscious" of itself now, it is not conscious of itself at all Times & in all States (Waking, Dream, & Deep Dreamless Sleep).  The Mind's seeming Self-Consciousness is therefore not inherent in the Mind & hence is not Real.  The Mind borrows its seeming Self-Consciousness from our Real Self-Consciousness, which alone is conscious of itself at all times & in all States (Waking, Dream, & Deep Dreamless Sleep).

The Existence & the Consciousness of our Body, our Mind & our other adjuncts are not Real, but are mere apparitions  Illusions created by our power of Imagination. Their Existence & their Consciousness appear to be Real only when we mistake them to be our Self.  By our power of Imagination we superimpose these adjuncts upon our own Real Existence & Consciousness, & hence they appear to "exist" & to be conscious.

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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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[A brief note of explanation  the other Blog noted below is entitled "Non-Duality & Science", & so the more Science oriented pages (from what I like to think of as a "comic book") have been posted there, while other chapters have been posted here. Science is a mental discipline that attracts some worthy admirers & participators.  Some of these, too few, are good prospects for the ancient teaching introduced here in many ways.  Otherwise certain Science topics like the Anthropic Principle, reinforce the general Theism which is a good idea in this materialistic age. A few other topics in Science, such as the Copenhagen II  Max Born  Von Neumann  Wigner model of Quantum Mechanics, are worthy entries to the extent that they introduce Consciousness into the physical Sciences. All that aside, the real topic here is the pinnacle as Advaita Vedanta, Non-Duality  that pinnacle being Ajata Vada, NoCreation. The great Teachers of the same include Sri Shankara & Sri Ramana Maharshi.  Both would support Theism in general & adaptations of Vedanta, such as Vishishtadvaita Vedanta  Qualified Non-Duality, for those not making headway in Ajata Vada, their present course of growth might be better served with a temporary involvement in Qualified Non-Duality. The scientist who perhaps best expresses the influence of Qualified Non-Duality in Science, for instance, would be the quintessential "NewAge" Quantum Physicist, Amit Goswami. And so to that source, & the Quantum Activism he currently advocates [with a 1course  degree program], along with more than a half-dozen good books & former participation in the controversial What the Bleep movie, to him I extend enthusiastic endorsement, for that Qualified Non-Duality described in the context of Science.  I do not stand so much "with him", as much as nearby saluting his good work. Again, as here, the goal is inserting Consciousness into Science & "saving the World."]

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