torsdag, oktober 02, 2008

This is my most important blogpost ever. It's about the true purpose of meditation.

The purpose of meditation is not to get rid of your mind-chatter. The purpose of meditation is not to improve your ability to stay with, and come back to your breath, mantra or some other anchor for awareness. Meditation is about one thing and one thing only - the main AND sole purpose is to become aware of the fact that you have no control over your mind-chatter, never had and NEVER WILL HAVE. Mind-chatter is what your life and society’s life is built of. Mind-chatter is life. Life is nothing but Mind-chatter and therefore -your life and everybody else’s life is out of control. Being out of control sounds like a crazy and adventurous thing but unfortunately it's not. Being out of control means you are controlled by fear. You don’t control your life. Fear controls your life. And you can trust fear. Fear keeps you safe. Maybe not safe from outer threats but safe and protected from the truth …. That is …. You don’t exist … not as a separate entity.

What seems like you is nothing but a part of a collective dream – dreaming it self into existence – moment by moment. Your illusion of being able to control and choose the outcome of this collective dream is the most crazy and bizarre thing there is except for one thing – and that is what I do right now – questioning the illusion of being in control and being able to choose.

What I do here is the most bizarre thing there is but also the most sane thing, the most true and honest thing we as human beings can do.

Finally I have come to understand why meditation is said to be the main entrance to reality. It’s all about the mind-chatter. But the problem with meditation is that almost everybody get it backwards. They think the mind-chatter is unimportant, they think mind-chatter is something you should witness without judging it and when you have done that for a long time, the mind-chatter will disappear. So even if they say that the mind-chatter is nothing they judge as wrong they want the Satori, the clarity, the nirvikalpa Samadhi, where there is SILENCE, BLISS and INDESCRIBABLE BEAUTY AND LOVE.

I say, fuck silence and bliss, I don’t want that, I want the truth, and the truth is that EVERYTHING is a dream, and I mean EVERYTHING (including silence and bliss and whatever cool spiritual state we can come up with).

And the only way to wake up from this dream is to see that what we call – being awake – is exactly as the dream you dreamt in bed while asleep EXCEPT for one small but incredibly important difference – the illusion of being in control.

As soon as we see that we have no control over anything – we are done. That’s it. End of search. …. And then what? … when you are there, that question will not arise. Period.

6 kommentarer:

  1. What's with the English? :-)

    Dock, engelskan tycks ha påmint Mig om Min långvariga funktion som efterhängsen utåtprojicerande länkförmedlare, så här kommer en skojig sammanfattning/repetition av Dramat, som nog inte lär vara helt obekant för Dig:

    LIFE IS EMPTY AND MEANINGLESS

    Rätt bra skrivet tycker Jag, men som vanligt är det ju kanske inte alltid symbolerna i sig som är "poängen" med den här typen av sagor, utan närvaron inom vilken de uppstår och faller. Typ.

    SvaraRadera
  2. Vill bara säga två saker;

    Skilj på tanke och på känsla.

    Surrender!
    /A

    SvaraRadera
  3. anonym!
    ja varför engelska, bra fråga, non-duality känns konstigt på svenska helt enkelt.
    Tack för länken! tycker som du, rätt bra skrivet. Det blev många många håller-med-hummande och känner-igen-hummande vilket kan vara lite sövande. man klibbar fast vid symbolerna som du säger, det kan inte hjälpas. skall kolla upp mer av vad den här snubben skriver.

    SvaraRadera
  4. telluselle!
    Jag kan skilja på tanke och känsla men när det gäller sanningen (bortom perspektiv och tolkningar) kan jag inte se hur en sådan skiljelinje hjälper mig. Kan du förklara lite mer hur du tror att det kan hjälpa mig?

    SvaraRadera
  5. "skall kolla upp mer av vad den här snubben skriver"

    Tror det eventuellt kan ge mer att kolla upp var han uppstår och vem det är som upplever honom... :-D

    SvaraRadera
  6. anonym! Du är klok som en bok:-)

    SvaraRadera

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