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The experience of the Dark night is the apparent disappearance of the Divine Grace that the Kundalite has become accustomed to as a warm, loving presence. It is a feeling of having been abandoned by God, characterized by an extreme sense of loneliness, and often a sense of futility and an experience of all efforts coming out the opposite of what is expected.
The loneliness is Divine. God-dess was lonely, being One and infinite, and so created us- the illusion of separation, in order to experience love. When the illusion ends, as part of the process leading to self realization, the experience of Divine love ends too... but the dark night is temporary. You will experience the love and presence again, when you come out the other side and evolve into Self Realization and start to see your lovable Divine Self reflected in everyone and everything you meet.
The Cloud of Unknowing
The Cloud of Unknowing is an anonymous work of Christian mysticism written in Middle English in the latter half of the 14th century. The text is a spiritual guide on contemplative prayer and the esoteric techniques and meanings of late medieval monasticism.
The book counsels a young student not to seek God through knowledge but through what the author speaks of as a "naked intent" and a "blind love."
Source : Wikipedia
Originally posted by MAB19
hi,im had a kundalini awaking earlier in dec of 08 im 19 and im still dealing with it,
sry i kno that doesnt answer your question but just wanted to let you kno your not alone
Originally posted by OmegaPoint
You can never chase yesterday's spiritual experience.
The "dark night" experience is very specific, and often misunderstood. It is often mistaken for depression, anxiety, or the Witness state. It generally comes late in the kundalini process, and it is a precursor to self realization. It often lasts several months, even a year or more.
This is why Eckhart Tolle now claims that presence is everything.
Be present to the presence of the present and allow your mind to be continually renewed, and leave yesterday's spiritual experience behind, and you may find that the bliss will return.
The experience of effort creating opposite effects, is to train you to stop trying and simply *be.*
Originally posted by siree
To me, the Dark Night is just that.. dark. Void of all hope and reassurance from the divine, to imagine the sunrise is comparable to dreaming of Summer while locked inside a walk-in-freezer.
It is the ultimate test of faith. You feel the Spirit has left you and all of your efforts are in vain. I have been experiencing this Dark Night for over three months now, but apparently it can last for years.
I am sad to say, every moment hangs on a complete breakdown for me. I have been working diligently to live a spiritual life for half a year, which is really not long at all...but for all the work and change I've experienced, my former, earthly self was beginning to seem a distant memory.
I was getting to a point where meditation was becoming very rewarding. Now it is only black nothing. There is no sign of love or comfort to be found in the infinite, and to search for such comfort on earth would mean all of my efforts have been in vain. Even my closest friend, who is one with the universe, refuses to comfort me.
More encouraging words could only come from one who has actually passed thru the Night. Whether such a person would care to lift our Spirits, is another thought altogether.
The dark night occurs after considerable advancement toward higher consciousness. Indeed, the dark night usually occurs like an initiation before one of these special seekers is admitted into regular relationship with higher consciousness. The dark night also occurs to those who do not seek relationship but immersion or unity in the higher consciousness. While the term dark night of the soul is used broadly, its general meaning — in the field of higher consciousness — is a lengthy and profound absence of light and hope. In the dark night you feel profoundly alone.
Originally posted by Venus014
maybe this site helps this is very interesting
As you proceed earnestly you experience several unusual, utterly delightful levels of awareness. You move through "levels of the heart" and through numerous planes of consciousness.
Originally posted by Hermes8
forget about bliss and light. those are both traps. nice little island stops to make, but if you are serious about anything you are not interested about mai tai's on hawaii
you want answers
to who you are and where you are
the person who suggested kundalini is a fuel is a great gift
use that energy. go looking false. all the bull# you can find.
throw it all into that kundalini fire
when it is ALL gone
what is left
will be the truth