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Old 13-01-2018, 02:46 PM
lemex lemex is offline
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Originally Posted by God-Like
What we are is here there and beyond . I am okay with peeps calling what we are consciousness, for some they prefer pure awareness ..

What peeps may or may not understand is that the realization of what you doesn't reveal what you are as consciousness .

I think some bloke made up the word once upon a time and then peeps got on that gravy train ..

x daz x

Out of all the posts I have seen about the multiple nature of Consciousness or consciousness being itself in multiple forms yours is one of the best and concise I have seen explained in an understandable way, I hope it catches on.

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Old 14-01-2018, 06:10 PM
Raven Raven is offline
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Ego simply a part of consciousness I would go as far as saying that it is a knowledge that has been taught and accepted liable to transformation in yourself and others if they so decide.
Everything is conscious in and out of itself. Everything is aware but that does not mean that everything perceives as we do. And maybe you can change the world around but haven't yet learned how to effectively do so.
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Old 14-01-2018, 07:00 PM
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It depends on your definition. But to me, mind is that part which has been given to you. It is not yours. Mind means the borrowed, mind means the cultivated, mind means that which the society has penetrated into you. It is not you. Consciousness is your nature; mind is just the circumference created by the society around you, the culture, your education.

Mind means the conditioning. You can have a Hindu mind, but you cannot have a Hindu consciousness. You can have a Christian mind, but you can't have a Christian consciousness. Consciousness is one; it is not divisible. Minds are many because societies are many; cultures, religions are many. Each culture, each society, creates a different mind. Mind is a social by-product. And unless this mind dissolves, you cannot go within; you cannot know what is really your nature, what is authentically your existence, your consciousness.

The effort to move into meditation is a struggle against the mind. Mind is never meditative, it is never silent, so to say 'a silent mind' is meaningless, absurd. It is just like saying 'a healthy disease'. It makes no sense. How can there be a disease that is healthy? Disease is disease, and health is the absence of disease.

There is nothing like a silent mind. When silence is there, there is no mind. When mind is there, there is no silence. Mind, as such, is the disturbance, the disease. Meditation is the state of no-mind. Not of a silent mind, not of a healthy mind, not of a concentrated mind, no. Meditation is the state of no-mind: no society within you, no conditioning within you. Just you, with your pure consciousness.
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