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 INTERPRETATION


It is appropriate as we approach that TIME of YEAR - particularly in view of tonight's total eclipse of the moon and that phenomenons relationship to SUPER MASSIVE BLACK-HOLES in their role as engines of creation - that we should consider Deng Ming-Dao's words -

INTERPRETATION



ALL that we experience is subjective. There is no sensation without interpretation.
We create the world and ourselves;
Only when we stop do we see the truth






Inner truth is only glimpsed by
disconnecting the mechanism of interpretation.

THE degree of absence of thinking  IS ...

THE arbiter of ultimate spiritual awareness 



If we can withdraw the activities of the senses and isolate that

part of the mind responsible for filtering sensory input, then we
can temporarily shut off the ongoing process of interaction with
the outside world. 

We will then be in a neutral place that is wholly turned inward.

We are left with an absolute state, entirely without distinction or relativity.

This is called nothingness - and it is the truth underlying ALL THINGS

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First posted by Michael Grove @zaadz on 5th March 2007 at 1.00 p.m.
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Michael : catalyst-producer
about 1 month later

Michael said

ATTACHMENT is the great fabricator of illusions
REALITY can be attained only by someone who is detached.

Simone Weil

Ian Gardner : Mystic*
about 1 month later

Ian Gardner said

Very true, Michael, very true!

Donan : inwit
about 1 month later

Donan said

Well said–at this point of complete neutrality where not knowing and knowing merge, the faults of perspective seem moot. It is the void which defines purpose.

3 months later

cHAngeL said

Enough attachment, I am pulling the plug… :)

I want to be able to BE, as I feel when I am in the water…free
I want to dream, and make the dreams and visions reality….truths
I want to be responsible for my actions, while not letting that moment of fear…connect me again.

I want to mirror love, with all I can BE, and that is going to be very interesting :)

Thanks, Michael
I think I will rejoin my friends at the butterfly farm :)

martha : wildlygentle
4 months later

martha said

I’ve never heard a better discussion of nothingness. You helped me simplify my understanding of a sacred and necessary experience.

Such a wonderful example of your maxim of ‘behind simplicity is complexity” and how you think about being able to handle complexities through thinking about them in simpler terms.

7 months later

cHAngeL said

I think your art work is absolutely stunning. You are so talented, Michael!

11 months later

cHAngeL said

Well it's time to clean the toilet…yes…times 3 tonight I think, tonight :)
Leaving on a jet plane tom, I think around 1200…we shall see.
Maybe they will keep me snowed out again. I like it here. Feel like a princess,
:)

Michael : catalyst-producer
about 1 year later

Michael said

ALL FOLKS R welcome

Ian Gardner : Mystic*
about 1 year later

Ian Gardner said

I have since given the term 'nothingness' a label, a word, and that is 'blisstasy'' and anyone interested in more on that can go to my blog and search for the word as I think there are two references.

Michael : catalyst-producer
about 1 year later

Michael said

blisstasy n. that spiritual ‘quality of being’ or ‘state of being’ which is beyond the physical/mental (emotional) experience and surpasses joy, bliss, love et al.

Ian Gardner

Michael : catalyst-producer
over 2 years later

Michael said

SAVE ME from the NO_THING I have become …

SO THAT I might realise that the evolutionary destiny
of OUR SPECIES really rests on OUR OWN shoulders.

Ian Gardner : Mystic*
over 2 years later

Ian Gardner said
At each “moment” we create our “tomorrow”.

OR

“Life is a succession of choices.”
Michael : catalyst-producer
over 2 years later

Michael said

ABSOLUTELY SO Ian …

creating our destiny / fate according to
a succession of the potential choices …
presented by
LIFE

mum's the word : Cosmic Explorer
over 2 years later

mum's the word said

What a powerful video song, Michael. BOY, have I ever been there!!

Coming back, from many a step full ladder, I have certainly advanced upward.
…….whu!
All I say to this spiritual up bringing, is that it is soo worth it:))

Thanks for the lovely feed/come back of this worldly encounter of whence it all began ….so totally ROCKS!

“V”

~Kes : be cause
over 2 years later

~Kes said

I like the song and would have to study the other things further so that I can make it my own too. Thanks for linking me to her.

Michael : catalyst-producer
over 2 years later

Michael said

HOW can you see into my eyes like OPEN DOORS

 

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