|"To overcome the conflict
between intelligence and instinct it is first necessary to understand, or at
least imagine a point of view, or perhaps a state of mind, which is
experiential rather than intellectual - a
kind of sensation rather than a set of ideas. When put into words this
sensation is always paradoxical, but in experience is not paradoxical at all.
Everyone who has felt it has always felt at the same time that it is totally
simple and clear." - Alan Watts
is a metaphor with
The first is as a bridge between the spiritual world and
the temporal world.
The second is as
a bridge between mystical
consciousness and rational consciousness.
Students of cognition will
readily observe that although we have named two connotations they are really
just one truth looked at from two
It seems institutionalized religions that built
empires had some description for the transition from life to death
described in the terms of a bridge to another world.
among the Karens, they tie strings across the rivers, for the ghosts of the
dead to pass over to their graves.
In Java, a bridge leads across the
abyss to the dwelling-place of the gods; the evil-doers fall into the depths
Among the Esquimaux the soul crosses an awful gulf over a
stretched rope, until it reaches the abode of "the great female evil spirit
below the sea.
The Ojibways cross to paradise on a great snake, which
serves as a bridge.
The Choctaw bridge is a slippery pine-log.
The South American Manacicas cross on a wooden bridge.
many of the American tribes, the
Milky Way is the bridge to the
other world." - Ellen Lloyd
At the end of the human journey,
souls arrive at the Chinvat crossing where
Mithras (Covenant) represents one of
the three judges of souls.
The other two judges are Sraosha (Conscience and
Observance) and Rashnu (Justice).
judges together are omnipotent and
judge your very thought and
Every Zoroastrian is
faced with a choice between the path of 'good' and 'evil'.
live our life decides what happens to our soul after death.
Vizaresh drags damned souls into the druj-demana (House of Lies) signified by a
river of molten metal.
Souls destined for salvation cross a river of
milk to the land of milk and honey and enter
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