By Alice A. Bailey
In this period of a quick bring up in human intelligence and potential to take advantage of the brain we run the chance of over-emphasis on intellectualism. The brain is the slayer of the true" is a well known mirrored image of an inherent danger.
In this e-book From mind to instinct improvement of the mind, whereas invaluable, is proven as a method to an finish and one step so one can a completely woke up and lively psychological body.
The mind is the rationalising, analytical element of the brain, excited by wisdom. it may be used as a stepping-stone to penetrate into new nation-states and dimensions of proposal, and to the touch and wake up the intuitive school of natural cause. among the mind and the instinct, besides the fact that, a spot exists until eventually it's been consciously bridged via meditation. Meditation is typically outlined as considering within the middle; right meditation proceeds in simple terms while the center and brain functionality jointly in unison. to the touch the instinct, for that reason, this mixing of center and brain is a need, because the intuitive experience is a school of the center aroused via the job of the built-in, three-fold mind.
Meditation is usually the planned software of self-discipline to the brain to render it managed, focused and one-pointed at will. correct use of the brain in meditation opens the realization to the wonder, fact and goodness of the soul, during the 5 levels of concentration-meditation-contemplation-illumination-inspiration. those 5 phases bring about union with the soul - the son of brain - and direct wisdom of divinity, growing an device of intelligence for the soul to take advantage of in day-by-day life.
The skilled voice of the jap knowledge involves us with one notice: Meditation. The query certainly arises: 'Is that all?' and the answer's: sure. If meditation is rightly undefined, and if perseverance is the keynote of the existence, then more and more soul touch is validated. the result of that touch determine in strength of mind, in purification, and within the lifetime of aspiration and of carrier. Meditation within the jap feel is ...a strictly psychological method, resulting in soul wisdom and illumination. it's a truth in nature that ,as a guy thinketh (in his middle) so is he.
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3. Die geistige Bedeutung ist das, was hinter dem subjektiven Sinn liegt und was durch den Gedanken oder die Idee verhüllt wird, so wie die Idee durch die Form verschleiert wird, die sie in der äusseren Welt annimmt. Man kann diese geistige Bedeutung als den Sinn und Zweck ansehen, der die Idee angeregt und zu ihrer Ausstrahlung in die Welt der Formen geführt hat. Sie ist die zentrale dynamische Energie, welche die subjektive Aktivität verursacht». [*U36] Dieses Aufspüren der Wirklichkeit, die hinter jeder Form liegt, das ist das Resultat der Meditation mit einem Saatgedanken.
Sobald ein Mensch dies weiss, beginnt er geistig zu lesen, unter die Oberfläche zu schauen und so auf die Grundidee zu kommen, welche die Form hervorbrachte. In dem Masse, als er darin Übung erlangt, kommt er schrittweise zur Erkenntnis der Wahrheit und wird nicht mehr durch die Erscheinungsform getäuscht. B. dazu führen, nicht die äussere Erscheinung eines Mitmenschen zu beachten, sondern sich mit ihm auf der Grundlage der in ihm verborgenen göttlichen Wirklichkeit zu befassen. Das ist nicht leicht, wird aber durch Übung in geistigem Lesen möglich.
Dieselbe Vorstellung von Feuer zieht sich durch alle Bücher über christliche Mystik, und viele Bibelstellen ähnlicher Art kommen einem dabei in den Sinn. Die Bereitwilligkeit, das Kreuz zu tragen», «durch das Feuer zu gehen», «täglich zu sterben» (es ist ganz gleich, welche Art der Symbolik angewendet wird) das sind die Hauptmerkmale des wahren Aspiranten. C. Earle sagen: «Ich wandere durch das Tal und gehe mutig auf den Steilhang los. Ich trage das Kreuz; das Kreuz trägt mich. Licht führt mich zum Lichte.