Apr 18, 1998 12:44 PM
by Alpha (Tony)
What a great reply! and thanks for those quotes from the SD - still working
on it, and will visit the web site later.
>>>Thoa :o) wrote:
>>> Imagine that each increase in
>>>dimension brings us closer to the Reality. Ultimately, it could be one big
>>>infinitely hyper (hyper-hyper-hyper, etc.) sphere or circle. Oubreath,
>>>inbreath, outbreath, inbreath.
>>If anything, surely it would be decrease in dimension, reality being
>>dimensionless. And is it Oubreath, inbreath, outbreath, inbreath? Perhaps
>>it is outbreath, all breath, inbreath, etc...., or did the "," denote the
>>all breath, the opportunity to spiral.
>As in contemplating anything and trying to compare it to what cannot be
>described, I was using the theories concretely and not concretely. Our
>real world in some ways reflects the Real and yet does not. I think our
>real world provides clues, though. If I thought about the logic of the
>increase in dimensions, then my conclusion fails. However, I made a leap
>of faith, and thought of us 3-dimensioners as already living in the
>infinitely hyper sphere world. To the infinitely dimensional mind, it is
>only One. In our 3-dimensional mind, everything is myriad and separated,
>as it already appears to us. Because of our 3-dimensional mind, we cannot
>see the one "I"ness of all that is, and we cannot see the effect our
>actions have on the one "I"ness that is ultimately ourselves.
>It would be useless to follow the theory totally logically in trying to
>analyze the Unknown. Dimensionality and whether it actually increases or
>decreases is only our description. Also, the myriad separations of our
>illusion are not identical, but contain various matter, space, energy, and
>Stanza 3 (8) would describe what I am trying to say:
>"Where was the germ and where was now darkness? Where is the spirit of the
>flame that burns in thy lamp, Oh Lanoo? The germ is that, and that is
>light; the white brilliant son of the dark hidden father."
>This Stanza contains the question that is also the answer of where that
>flame of consciousness burns. It burns within all of us. In each of us is
>the same flame that is the Flame of the Universal Mind.
>and Stanza 3 (10):
>"Father-Mother spin a web whose upper end is fastened to Spirit (Purusha),
>the light of the one Darkness, and the lower one to Matter (Prakriti) its
>(the Spirit's) shadowy end; and this web is the Universe spun out of the
>two substances made in one, which is Swabhavat."
>The web extends from "Spirit" to all points of consciousness. It extends
>to and yet is all consciousness.
>For a visual idea of this, you can look at a picture on Mark Kusek's web site:
>As far as the breathing, who really knows? It could also be
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