posted on Dec, 13 2012 @ 06:20 AM
It is a simple concept that has become so "mystified" and "addictive" to some people. Enlightenment is realizing the sense of unity around us, and
that there is no "Me". "Me' does not exist. "I" is just a thought of the mind.
"I am not happy"
Who is this "I" that is not happy?
Are you the body? How can the body be happy or not? It is just functioning.
Are you the thought? How can the thought "I am not happy" be "happy" or "not" it is just a concept.
Are you the emotion? If you are, then who is this "I" experiencing this "unhappiness" (emotion)?
It is as simple as realizing that "I" is just a thought in the mind.
No angels coming down from heaven.
No seeing everything as light or performing miracles...
If you realized this then you have been enlightened all along but got caught up in the "Mysticness" of all of it.
You are not the beating heart (body). You are AWARE of the beating heart, but imagine if you thought that you were controlling? You had to make it
beat? You would cause your own sufering, the heart is naturally beating.
The next part is identifying, if there is no "I" and "I" is just a concept, then what is being aware of the thoughts of "I am this ..." and "I
Space... Emptiness... Silence... Calmness... Awareness... whichever word you prefer I'm sure you get it...
Congratulations you are enlightened.