Enlightenment and the journey beyond.

You may, or there may others with a yearning to seek what is not in the physical world – to understand the path to consciousness, enlightenment and beyond – perhaps this is old news for you or others, but this is an attempt to empower and bring awareness to some of the transcendental path that awaits us all, once we enter the portal of enlightenment, our birth if you will.

In case there is any who have this desire to evolve, who’s destiny is in this life to attain enlightenment or to make progress, I would suggest a book you may not yet have seen …the book was given to me by my teacher on my first visit to India – it was written by Robert S. de Ropp, and is called The Master Game, Pathways to Higher consciousness (1968), it is available on Amazon.

Background for the author – from Wikipedia

There are infinite paths to enlightenment, it matters not if you are religious, or not … life alone and the severe life challenges that it can bring to some can take you there, for it is open to all … all paths can lead us to this point, for there is no right way, there is no wrong way … but once we agree and go through this portal, we are still on a journey, for it is not an ending, but a new beginning – now the path for all becomes one – from enlightenment and the levels within it, there is a path to higher consciousness which has plateaus, dead ends, challenges to be overcome, incredible transcendental experiences personal to you (one has to be careful here lest we become lost in this ambrosia, this personal illusory nirvana) and then we are unable to return to the physical world, this will also stop our spiritual evolution) … from enlightenment onwards we truly need a teacher.

Part of enlightenment (in my case anyway) is consciousness, for different levels of consciousness (energy and vibrations) make up the Universe, from those of us who are asleep and exist solely in the material world, to those who do the best they can by living with intent within the material world, will at their time, transition to consciousness … when conscious we feel every life form, from the smallest ant to the largest, within us … like the ripples on a pond we can at will feel life, all life, we are no longer separate from it … at this point, judgement of others became impossible, because one cannot judge … because that involves separation from the other, which it not possible for we are all one … all we can try to do is empathise to understand, then let go and move on.

I write for one reason that if you or another of your family has a yearning or is ready, or may at some point be ready, just imagine once taught, how he or she can guide and lift the consciousness level of your children and perhaps your entire family … all children are born enlightened … the dogma of whatever environment they are within builds walls between who they are (their essence) and the environmental acceptable version of themselves, there are no exceptions to this, we are all destined to evolve in our own time, perhaps one amongst you is at that point, or maybe, they or you will know, for me this came via a yearning in my chest.

As I mentioned, once you have gone through the enlightened portal … a new journey begins .. A journey where we need a Teacher … because the path is narrow and can be fraught with mis-direction and dead ends and more mind created illusions … all courtesy of our personality if you will, the ego mind .. Part of this journey is freeing your self from the control of the ego mind, freeing yourself from fear and from the past, .. How this happens – Remember the old adage, when the student is ready a teacher will appear, it is true, for that is why I am in India.

Remember, the past is only to learn from … rarely if ever to be re-visited … if you find you are … as your own witness at this point, don’t engage with the mind when it brings it back in whatever form… the more you don’t engage with the fears, demons and illusions, the more you will begin to control your own mind and be free of the ego (some ego is necessary to operate in the material world, but under the control of your essence, our true self, not a law unto itself) – your essence (the book may help the person in question here) will become dominate … it will mean, your authentic self will become the master of your life … let go the past, for you are no longer the person you were at some time in the past, we all change and evolve, yet the ego mind seeks to control us, essentially through fear, its weapons also include addictions (in its many forms), dependancies, depression, shame, guilt etc ..it is the greatest creator of illusions.

God or if you prefer the Divine Creator and your own soul knows the challenges you have all witnessed and been part of … you are loved relentlessly and forever … judgement free … the physical world is about learning, for it is only through pain and the learning that comes from it, does our soul evolve …. We evolve in our case by living in earth school, as humanity as a whole evolves slowly to a higher consciousness.

Don’t be concerned if there is no empathy with these worlds, or any yearning by you or others to spiritually evolve, as a member of the human race we will all awaken, in this life or in another.

David Sanders
Dehradun, India

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  1. Hi David

    I thought I’d give it a couple of weeks before trying to catch up with you & your travels . . . and suddenly we’re into May already !

    Loved your blog so far and will be trying to made sure I visit it once a week if that matches your updating schedule.

    Don’t worry too much about the initial tummy upset . . . I’m told everyone gets it (including native Indians who’ve lived away in UK etc for more than 6 months or so) as you gut relaces one set of helpful & essential bacteria with another . . . . . but once the “substitution” has taken place you should be OK – Honestly !

    I’m still in SSDD-Land . . . Irina now is at least getting proper (counslling) therapy as well as chemical tratment, so I’m hoping for some real improvements to start to appear (Always looking at a half-full glass as usual) . . .

    Huge Hugs to you – hope the next steps on your voyage a kindly ones.
    Mark.

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