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December 28, 2014


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I think I finally remembered being a spirit after my last incarnation. The memory was blacked out because my past life was absolutely traumatic. You know what? All these spiritual toys we use to amuse ourselves--Tarot cards, Yin-Yang, creative visualization, astrology, magick, etc.--are just causing us harm. The more I eliminate, the better I can remember my past lives. I am so tired of being told how to play this spiritual game. Fuck whoever invented all this garbage, anyway. It is a spiritual scam.

I have some ability to 'see' Karma, but can't always tell what the source of it is. After studying the Buddhist wheel and reading a certain paragraph of the Lankavatara Sutra, I gave up all association with the Yin-Yang. This has enabled me to 'see' better. It appears that acts of revenge in my past life have hindered me from learning compassion in this life. It is amazing what a simple change can reveal.

I remember her voice. It was literally thousands of voices, tumbling over each other like purest water made of light. It was like the universe, in pure love, singing of every story it had ever known. Her whole body was covered in a light so radiant, it exposed my innermost being. There are no words in any language to describe it. How can this experience not be true?

Electric Black:

In Buddhism we learn there are many realms of the gods or deva. These beings are quite real. And don't forget, the Buddha is the teacher of gods and men. Two things which might help you are Donald Hoffman's paper on Conscious Realism | http://www.cogsci.uci.edu/~ddhoff/ConsciousRealism2.pdf and the Lankavatara Sutra (it is free on the Internet). You can also follow Dr. Hoffman on YouTube. He is no crackpot, but a full professor. Fundamentally, there is no physical world. It is mind or consciousness generated. You are a conscious agent whose life (or lives) is infinite; not a living hunk of meat whose life terminates with the end of the temporal meat body. Ultimately, you must see that all things are Mind-only; moreover they are configurations of discrimination. It is a tall order but certainly doable.

The last comment is quite profound. The Bhavacakra depicts precisely about this whole Samsaric rebirth/re-becoming:


It is an excellent meditative tool for the dying to look at (look at it wholly, deeply and without all previous presumptions/prejudice). Note that the Buddha is illustrated as standing outside the Wheel, not getting caught up in this crazy cycle!

The ghosts Electric Black spoke to certainly can not explain the Ultimate Truth as they are themselves, figuratively speaking, caught in the Wheel as well.

Anyhow, good postings Zennist. Have a happy 2015!


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