The spirit of the depths spoke to me:
are an image of the unending world,
all the last mysteries of becoming
and passing away live in you.
If you did not possess all this,
could you know?"- CG Jung
"For the mystic and the artist,
greater than ourselves
flows through us.
Breath flows through us,
food flows through us,
matter flows through us,
cell and atom
in our bodies repeatedly
over the course of a lifetime.
Life flows through us.
despite our misperception
that it is the other way
- Charles Eisenstein
"In the mystical life, gathering-in is
prayer and silent
contemplation, adoration, and thanksgiving: giving is
the performing of acts of compassion and
justice in the world. Breathe in through worship the majestic peace, bliss,
and strength of Allah; breathe out in
loving and just action the power that has been bestowed on you by
Allah." - Rumi
beautiful land they crossed was stitched
by mountain ridges between high, broad plateaus. Crossing them, Bistami felt they had
traveled up into a higher space, where sunsets threw long shadows over a vast,
dark, windy world.
Once when a last shard of sunset light shot under
dark lowering clouds, Bistami heard from somewhere in their camp a musician
playing a Turkish oboe, carving in the air a long plaintive melody that wound
on and on, a song of the dusky plateaus's very soul.
The sultana stood at the edge of camp, listening with him,
her fine head turned like a hawk's as she watched the sun descend. It dropped
at the very speed of time itself. There was no need to speak in this singing
world, so huge, so knotted; no human
mind could ever comprehend it, even the music only touched the hem of it,
and even that strand they failed to understand - they only
The universal whole
was beyond them.
And yet; and yet; sometimes, as at this moment, at
dusk, in the wind, we catch, with a
sixth sense we don't know we have,
glimpses of that larger world-vast
shapes of cosmic significance,
a sense of everything holy
to dimensions beyond sense or thought or even feeling -
this visible world of ours, lit from
within, stuffed vibrant with reality." - Kim Stanley Robinson
There is deep
mystery - the mystery of life,
consciousness, reality and your
natural place within that existent reality.
Existence is a
mystery, tremendum et
horrific when initially contemplated because understanding smashes all of
your fixed notions of existent reality.
Horrific, yet at the same time
utterly fascinating, the beauty of nature and your own being. When you start
thinking about these things, about the mystery within, which includes
Eternal Life , there are not
too many symbolic conceptual images for you to
At some point without prior
intellectual knowledge of your own
you begin to recognize that the symbolic conceptual
images conveyed to you in your personal
spiritual experiences are already present in other
systems of thought,
cultures and religions.
When you recognize
these spiritual experiences as being parallel to those of other individuals
from other cultures, other social systems or from an individual that lived
twenty years, a hundred years, or a thousand years before you were born, then
you understand that these individuals had a spiritual life that was nearly
identical to your own spiritual life.
"The erring wanderer,
divine spark of the Creator
and Sustainer in you does not die - this is your Eternal Soul.
lost in the wilds of
remoteness and nothingness,
will enter the tabernacle
and attain reunion with his heart's desire."
divine spark of the Creator
and Sustainer that lives within in you flames up and burns away the ego
detritus that has enveloped your Eternal Soul with unnatural desire or false
understanding revealing in full the human heart.
divine spark of the Creator
and Sustainer in you survives
ego death and is
Heaven and hell
both reside within the Eternal Soul of
each and every man or
This is the great
realization of the
Upanishads of India in the ninth century B.C.
All the gods, all the heavens, all
the worlds, are within each of us.
dreams, manifestations of
the imagination filled with symbolic conceptual imagery.
That is what myths are.
The mystery of life and existence is beyond
accurate human conception.
Everything we think about is first
bounded by the terminology of the concepts we use to define reality - of being
and not being, many and single, true and untrue.
thoughts by thinking in terms of opposites. We do this in order to decide
how to think about the object of contemplation.
Will we hold the object
up in the light so that we see it for what it truly is?
Or perhaps we
take the object into the dark because we are afraid that if we look too closely
we may actually see something we did not want to see !
Ultimate transcendent reality,
is beyond pairs of opposites.
beings search for a way of experiencing reality that is transcendent as the
Eternal Soul aches to be reunited with the Ineffable.
The Eternal Soul
transforming experience as such inform consciousness.
want to be resonate in harmony with
the grand symphony
that is existent reality.
Human beings want to feel the
mystery that informs all things - to
feel the divine presence
There are no
images that have the ability to properly portray the actual
mystical experience - they can only suggest
reality and the ultimate mystery of existence can not be translated into
symbolic archetypical concepts, primitive material symbols or any other type of
fundamental conceptual structure that can be understood by the rational mind as
understanding only comes from Walking the Thinspace.
"Mysticism denotes the
exploration of spiritual
mystery. We are drenched in
mystery. It is
scientifically verified that
all phenomena of observable
reality in essence consist of varied
frequencies of electromagnetic
waves, and all we know about the nature of such waves is that they are
emissions of light, and yet we have no idea what the essential nature of
light is, or why this magnificent bewildering
reality of ours has been illuminated to a limited degree
within the embodied mind.
In American culture those that have a unique
mystical experience outside
institutionalized religion are shunned by the traditional adherents to those
are permeated by mystery.
Encompassed by ever greater
implies an attentive intimate relationship to that which is
mysterious, enigmatic, esoteric, baffling, igniting
an intense feeling of genuine awe and
Basically, mysticism is
both the philosophy and the science of the numinous - the striving for
knowledge and communion with divine
dimensions." - Lew Paz
mystical experience outside of
institutionalized religion is not
wanted by institutional religious leaders trapped by
institutional traditions into
believing that moral and ethical concerns,
social control, or
dogma(acceptance of pre-defined and commonly
accepted traits of The Creator and Sustainer) are what is important in
experience is not wanted by the popular
social culture in general, as many
Americans now falsely believe they are logical rational people that do not make
judgements based upon emotion(see
branding). Individuals that do have unique
mystical experiences are simply
labeled crazy and given
experience is not wanted by the controlling interests of a
social culture as
mystical experience are not seen as
enlightening experiences beneficial to
the individual and therefore the culture but are seen as threats to the status
quo. The mystical experience,
equally available to all of mankind
for no cost, is seen as a threat to established
social controls, existing
belief systems and corporate
Talmud teaches that direct forms of prophecy
ended shortly after the
destruction of the First Temple in 586 BC.)
Jesus of Nazareth was crucified for his attempt to
bring the mystical religious
experience, the Kingdom of God
back to the common man.
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