If anyone can tell me why this is, without science or religion, I'll say then you deserve to be heard. So then. Why does any of this exist? To further refine this question, I shall ask this. How do any of us know that this is at all and that the illusion of it is not just a dream we are having?
That is logical and rational, though the question requires much thought to answer honestly. I know that it is, but I will never know why. To release the preconception that this exists at all, is to be free of the illusions of why, in our own minds. The best way to answer questions like this, is to ask me why I asked it.
You're right that you will never know why. None of us will ever know why, and that is something difficult for the human mind, which is used to asking why to understand. That is why we create explanations, whether spiritual or scientific.
It is only a truth, but it has ever released my heart and mind. It is this letting go that has brought me peace. Let go of the idea that my way is right and your way automatically becomes wrong, but we are the same.
When you attempt to resolve the why you have no choice but to turn to science or philosophy. Without those, there is no question. It simply is. Philosophy will always lead to religion if it doesn't turn to science. The why is too big and unanswerable through any other means.
Agree. How: By self-control over single moments there is wisdom born of discrimination which leads to recognition of intuition (discriminative knowledge). Taken to the highest power (in theory) association with awareness ceases. Only pure consciousness remains or absolute freedom.
See how easy it is. One does not need religion to find liberation. Liberation comes from within, not without. We all have the light, we just can't see it nor can we feel it. But the light has no name and is eternal in that sense. We could guess for an eternity and fling names at it, but will never understand it and in accepting the unknowing, we are able to move with it. The light is the illumination of the mind and is yet an illusion of self.
We are here to continue the journey. What journey? The struggle towards full civilization. We are here to build upon what has already been done before us. We are here to cut, dress, and push the stones into their proper places. Peel back the layers of the glass onion to reveal the secrets...all of them...and if possible, to know all that is knowable. Once we have the answers we seek, we will acquire new questions.
All these posts are searching. Yes it is true, I believe that we cannot as we presently exist fully comprehend the fullness of the mystery, that somehow we recognize is yet to be discovered.
What is this mystery, light, knowledge, fullness, completeness? I believe we discover little snippets of what this mystery is. It could be when we sit by the sea and something within us feels overpowered by its beauty. Or perhaps when we feel a deep sense of love for somebody, or maybe it is being loved by somebody else.
Whatever it is, it is not complicated - it is simple and it is discovered ,not taught. There are some questions that cannot be answered and its ok. Acceptance leads to greater enlightenment deeper understanding and peace.
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