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Old 03-03-2021, 11:02 PM
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The thread was moved to Gen Beliefs with the blessing of the op.
It is noted when you go to Spiritualism looking for it.
So I didn't see any reason to make a big announcement.
So I will also 'announce' that questions concerning it's move were removed to get back on the topic.
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Old 03-03-2021, 11:11 PM
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So in theosophy they teach us that their is a divine spark within all of us(gods light), and it is our job to awaken it.
the question i have is where is this divine spark located???
Is it inside your head??? your heart??? thanks a bunch!
This is not your first question about light, Light, the Divine Spark, God's Light, also called Divine Light.
I love it. It's the rare person pursuing such a question to be answered!

Yup, I get it and good. You may be like me - a dog with a bone, you have been reading and see a common word or concept, a thread that
runs thru poetry and books and lectures throughout time, cultures, religions and scriptures.
But what the heck is it?

What and where is it, and you and I want a practical, tangible understanding.
The best is always a personal experience of what this Light is 'exactly'.

Like all the questions we ask - ''Who is a good dentist in this city - a good mechanic?'' ---You have to ask a person who
has had an experience of a good dentist and mechanic...not someone telling you about an ad they saw.
That sounds logical, right?
I will be back...because that light is indeed within ...and you can see it.
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Old 03-03-2021, 11:58 PM
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The Light of Consciousness but with a wrinkle.

It is not within us, but we are within It. An analogy would be a dream. Consciousness is not within your dream body. Your dream body is within consciousness. Now apply the same principle to waking reality and ponder the implications.
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Old 04-03-2021, 12:46 AM
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If you're looking for a literal spark in the physical body and wanting to know where it's housed, that is kind of missing the point. It's not about the physical.

It's about your Spirit. The part that does not die.

You can look into Christ consciousness and various ways to personally experience the Divine.

There are different types of meditation that can be done for this purpose.

There's a hymn that touches on this:

"From the day when I came to love the Life, from the day when my heart came to love the Truth, I no longer have trust in anything in the world. In father and mother, I have no trust in the world. In brothers and sisters I have no trust in the world. In what is made and created I have no trust in the world. After my soul alone I go searching about, which to me is worth generations and worlds. I went and found my soul - What are to me all the worlds? I went and found Truth, as she stands at the outer rim of the worlds."

Don't go looking in your body. It's not about your body. You are more than your body.
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Old 04-03-2021, 04:33 AM
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Don't go looking in your body. It's not about your body. You are more than your body.

you can find answers anywhere you truly want to look. Even in the body. Maybe especially in the body.

The answers are written in a lot of different places. The truly difficult thing is getting past presuming one knows what doesn't qualify as an answer... that one isn't so caught up in what one wants that they cannot see the writing on the wall...
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So in theosophy they teach us that their is a divine spark within all of us(gods light), and it is our job to awaken it. the question i have is where is this divine spark located??? Is it inside your head??? your heart??? thanks a bunch!

There are 'many' versions of Theosophy. Now having said that, the Divine Spark is the same as the Monad which consists of the Buddhi and Atman. The Buddhi is something like the Spiritual Soul and is the sixth Principle. The Buddhi is the vehicle for the Atman which is the seventh Principle.
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Old 04-03-2021, 12:07 PM
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The most radical view is there is no Divine Spark, just the Divine without a second.
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Old 04-03-2021, 12:35 PM
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The most radical view is there is no Divine Spark, just the Divine without a second.
Not that radical ...you have the Sun and it's rays.
Could you have one without the other, nope!
And like the Sun and it's rays ---they shine on the criminal and the saint.


And got your msg, bobjob, all good. xxoo
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Old 04-03-2021, 12:44 PM
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The most radical view is there is no Divine Spark, just the Divine without a second.
............but that thought is a 'rub' against Theosophy.

The Original Poster was looking thru the lens of Theosophy. It would help to narrow down what is the Divine Spark if we knew more about his version of Theosophy.
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