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if you have seen past the delusion, then you realize that you have no character
you dont exist
these are all empty words, and words can never convey the realization, you have to BE it
I've had mystical experiences, I swear it ! But really, mysticism aside, I feel like I've seen past the delusion but haven't yet broken my character (21 years old) -- is there a need before I pursue more mystical ventures?
You see, to someone that might mean going to school, being successful in a career, making lots of money and taking care of their family. To function, is to have a specific activity or role that one is purposed for. So what is YOUR function?
However if you're talking about the realized self, in KNOWING that this is maya, and the reality of everything is non-dual, then you can apply this in your everyday life
What are you rejecting really when you let go of all desire and 'bathe in oneness' as you put it? It is the opposite of selfishness, because in those subtle states, there is no outward desire for gain to attain satisfaction.
Dependent origination, reason for life. It happens, you happen, give yourself purpose if you want. That is playing in the mud.