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Advaita Vedanta & the Self

We are now entering into more familiar ground with less emphasis on soul extensions as Advaita Vedanta places them as secondary to the all-encompassing and Cosmic notion of the Self. The Self is synonymous with Ātman or the Absolute Parabrahman. Firstly, let’s break down its etymology: read more

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Chapter: 1, Sub-Chapter: 7

  • Now, let us give ultimate praise to Truth Supreme (Paramartha) that is in the best interest of aspiring adepts. Out of all the Absolute Yogas, this is the pinnacle of them all that ushers in Liberation.
  • In effect, it is easy to grasp, yet is extremely problematic for the worldlings (puthujjanas) since they have no association with the virtuous Shining Ones.
  • It is manifested in all places, yet remains unperceived. It is indifferent to defiled dharmatas, yet still retains Its imageless stature.
  • It is expansive like the boundless sky, but is only cognizant to Wise Yogis who have experienced Its concealed path. Others never come to the Self-realization of Its Noble Wisdom but remain veiled to Its Supernal Truth.
  • It is the Self-summation of Absolute Essence. Hence, It is permanent and never suffers from grievous loss or injury.
  • It has no fear of governing agencies, nor of rabid animals, hence any such connotation is eradicated by Its fearlessness.
  • The Absolute Stature of Parabrahman is motionless and immovable. It is the Unmoving Principle Itself and will always be AS SUCH until the very end of the fluctuating and decaying embers of time and space.
  • Such is Its Self-heritage deposited with no-thing arising nor ceasing. Forever motionless in the black hole of time.
  • Authoritative yogis in the past Self-realized Paramartha and referred to It as the Ultimate Gnosis Supreme.
  • The marvel of Paramartha is that once Self-realized, the marks of birth and death dissipate into definitive emancipation which liquefies with the nearness of THATNESS.
  • Illusions recede as one comes to Self-realize Parabrahman in the happy venture of masterful contemplation and enterprising Self-inquiry.
  • When one is established in Parabrahmanhood all self-doubt and troubling suspicions evaporate as creation itself is discarded as easily as rotting food.
  • Due to Paramartha, Brahma and other gods take comforting rest, and yogis become absorbed in Absolute Suchness.
  • Paramartha makes this life worthwhile. It is the way to salvation from the pains of samsara, and the Authentic Spiritual Life that brings salvific light to this decrepit and dying world-realm.
  • This Supreme Truth is the refuge of hermits. It is the very means of crossing over the troubled waters of samsara into the awaiting calm-harbor of parinirvana.
  • It is only through the immeasurable merit of countless lifetimes that the fortunate adept arrives at this Supreme moment in which Paramartha is directly engaged.
  • Know this! Those who are virtuous in mind and spirit are worthy to travail the salvific way of Paramartha. With devotion to all the Buddhas and Shining Ones this marvelous endeavor will forever be enriched
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    The Shining Ones

    Chapter: 1, Sub-Chapter: 4

  • Now, Praise and Salutations to The Shining Ones. Theirs is the dominion of the Spiritual Life. Through their magnanimous efforts hidden Buddha-gnosis is revealed to those who are worthy to receive it.
  • Maintaining spiritual union with them incurs many auspicious rewards. The Pinnacle of THATNESS is hard to reach and near impossible to grasp; yet in their august company IT becomes Self-realized.
  • The Dharmadhatu is everywhere present although it is unattainable through meditative practices and by enduring excessive austerities.
  • In searching for IT many purported spiritual practitioners—experts in their field—become easily deceived and lost in their vanity. For those who claim to have exalted visions and mystical revelations, they too are easily blinded. Indeed, the very action of searching misses the mark of THATNESS which is the closest thing to one’s heart of hearts.
  • The early morning sunlight reflects the delicate threads of a spider’s web—yea, even minute particles of atomic-matter, but it can never detect the Dharmadhatu.
  • It is only when all discriminatory thought is dispelled, along with exhaustive logical arguments, when THAT which is already one’s own becomes revealed.
  • Yea, even the wondrous serpent-king Shesha—the one who is said to uphold the very world itself while displaying its one-thousand mouths—is rendered totally exhausted in its vain attempt to designate the nature of THATNESS.
  • The Vedas with its incomparable knowledge on the nature of everything, falls-flat when attempting to classify the Dharmadhatu.
  • The Dharmadhatu is Self-realized through one’s own experience in the company of the Shining Ones. Yea, the significance of their supernal company is ultimately ineffable.
  • Maya’s breath spawns limitless weird forms and manner of expressions, but it is powerless to describe anything about the True Nature of Dharmadhatu. Only the Shining Ones, in singular-fashion, can point to the imageless-way of realizing THAT which transcends all illusions.
  • The Dharmadhatu can never be conveyed through words and the Shining Ones themselves are of the same imageless constituents as Dharmadhatu. Hence, keeping company with them is a great wordless endeavor.
  • The Shining Ones bespeak the tranquility of liberation; thus, contentment with one’s True Self is the root of the matter. They expand upon the fruitfulness of devotion. Such ARE the Shining Ones.
  • The Shining Ones are the essence of True Religion itself—hence one’s Self-religion. They breed eternal contentment—the sacred reservoir of pureness and peace.
  • That which cannot be observed in the three times and planes (material, astral, spiritual) and is incapable of being made known in the Vedas and Upanishads is THAT of Absolute Reality—The Parabrahman or Unborn. This is only Self-realized through the revelations of the Shining Ones. Such is their glory and magnitude.
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