Tag Archives: Cosmic Consciousness

The Most Outrageous Hypothesis

Cosmic Consciousness is at the core of each entity in its entirety. I mentioned this concept in many of my essays. Over the years those essays have been read by many people in different countries but not a single reader … Continue reading

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Narcissistic Mystic against Scientific Materialism

Popular media is under the impression that physicists are becoming more open-minded about the mysteries of the universe and the dominance of the “scientific materialism” – most dogmatic form of materialism – is waning. My observation is quite the opposite. … Continue reading

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Aham or Ego

Shrii Shrii Anandamurti explains Aham (Ego, “I do” consciousness, or second subjectivity) “Matter is the crudest manifestation of citta and citta is a metamorphosed form of Cosmic Consciousness. The two subtler manifestations of Cosmic Consciousness, the Mahattattva and Ahaḿtattva, are … Continue reading

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Fun with Aphorisms

I love aphorisms. Ancient Greeks loved aphorisms too. My paternal ancestry is rooted in Anatolia and Greece. That may explain my fondness for aphorisms. I don’t create aphorisms intentionally but I was blessed with few over the years. I wanted … Continue reading

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Relative Truth is Objective

Image credit What is relative truth? Cosmos is the relative truth. The term “relative” refers to the derivative nature of the Cosmos. Is there an absolute truth? Yes, there is. Godhead (Absolute Being, Consciousness with capital “C”) is the absolute … Continue reading

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How Do I Know?

How do I know what I know? When I say space-time-matter emerged from the primordial fabric I get the usual question: “how do you know?” When I say ‘the primordial fabric is a formation within the Cosmic Mind’ the critical … Continue reading

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Divine Time, Causal Time, Physical Time

Discussion of time will never end. We will never exhaust this subject. My short review today was inspired by a dear friend who has been thinking deeply on the subject of time and asking me difficult questions. I cannot answer … Continue reading

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Jadasphota

This is a follow-up on the previous posts titled New Perspective on the Quantum Mechanical Nature: Seeking Freedom Few Comments on Microscopic Black Holes where the ontological principles Consciousness cannot be confined for long Seeking freedom is one of the … Continue reading

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Not all scientists are atheists

Huffpost Science (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/science/) is doing an excellent job. I congratulate their editors. Their news articles are very informative and readable. But, I have mixed feelings about their blog entries. Huffpost Science editors are very smart. They know how to maximize … Continue reading

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Do not let your imperfections hold you back

I write about the human ideal of merger with the Cosmic Consciousness. I say that the ego is the main obstacle towards reaching that goal. I say ego is the veil that hides the truth. Over the last 30 years … Continue reading

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All particles are God particles

Ever since CERN announced the discovery of a new particle behaving like the theorized Higgs boson on July 4th 2012, the phrase “God particle” went viral on the internet. Everyone is talking about the “God particle.” Discovery of the Higgs … Continue reading

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Satyam Shivam Sundaram

Ba’Ba’ Satyam Ba’Ba’ Shivam Ba’Ba’ Sundaram This chant picks me up immediately. It is perfect for a walking meditation. Ba’Ba’  : the Beloved,  the affectionate way to address the Parama Purusha (God, Cosmic Consciousness) Satyam : Truth Shivam : Consciousness … Continue reading

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“What Is This World?” Lecture of Shrii Shrii Anandamurti

Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar (May 21, 1921 – October 21, 1990), also known by his spiritual name Shrii Shrii Anandamurti was one of the highest expressions of universal teacher in human history. He was the founder of Ananda Marga. He re-formulated … Continue reading

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Layers of the Mind (Kosha and Loka)

Information about the layers of the mind (Kosha and Loka) can be found in many discourses of Shrii Shrii Anandamurti. The table below is from the book “Idea and Ideology” [1]. You can obtain Shrii Shrii Anandamurti’s publications from Ananda … Continue reading

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Inspiring Metaphors (3): Triangle

Triangle and the 3 Gunas In spiritual philosophy, in some religions, in most esoteric philosophies and in various metaphysical creation theories the triangle and the essence of triangle the number 3 is used as a metaphorical device to refer to … Continue reading

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Ananda Sutram

Ananda Sutram was composed in Sanskrit by Shrii Shrii Anandamurti in the year 1961. It summarizes the Ananda Marga philosophy in sutra format. It consists of five chapters and 85 sutras describing the universe, the mind, the soul and the … Continue reading

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What is Devotion?

I never thought I would one day write an essay titled “What is Devotion?” I thought “devotion” was self-explanatory. But, every time I mentioned “devotion” there was either silence or questions. I now recognize that there is a linguistic barrier … Continue reading

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All in One, One in All

I have been fascinated by these words of wisdom: All in One, One in All. Say it in reverse. All in One, One in All. It is the same no matter how you organize the words. It gives me so … Continue reading

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Secret of the Universe

I often ask my 12 year old son about the secret of the universe, hoping that God gives me a hint through him. He always says that we will never know the secret. Having been trained as a physicist I … Continue reading

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Cosmic Inversion

There are many mysteries in the universe but the biggest mystery is the connection between the Cosmic Mind and the human mind. Full realization of this connection will lead to a new phase in human development. Interaction between the objective … Continue reading

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Writings of Avadhutika Ananda Mitra Acarya

Avadhutika Ananda Mitra Acarya is a wholetimer in the Ananda Marga organization. Her book “The Spiritual Philosophy of Shrii Shrii Anandamurti” [1] is a very important book as it provides excellent commentary. I will provide short quotes from her book and give … Continue reading

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Remembering Goethe

Goethe was one of those souls who constantly searched for truth. I have been thinking about his approach to science lately. Although he is widely known for his literary work not many people know that he was also a scientist. … Continue reading

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Inspiring Metaphors: Mother and Father

In all cultures there are mythologies and analogies referring to the cognitive (consciousness) and operative (creative) aspects of the Supreme Being. In certain religions like Islam the “mother” metaphor is carefully avoided, instead the 99 attributes of Allah are mentioned … Continue reading

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Analytic Process Always Causes Multiplicity

What is analysis? Dividing Separating Differentiating Slicing and dicing Examining the differences Increasing the resolution of a view Examining the change Examining the rate of change Identifying the components Identifying the constituents Identifying the frequency components Spectral analysis Demarcation Duality … Continue reading

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Existence

Each unit of Cosmos has a center or nucleus which is the identity (the I of the entity). In spiritual philosophy the center=nucleus=identity is also known as the “I am consciousness” or simply as “unit consciousness”. The unit consciousness (atman) is connected to … Continue reading

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Fihi Ma Fihi (It is what It IS)

It is what it IS The “Fihi Ma Fihi” is a prose work of Rumi written in Farsi (Persian). It consists of 72 discourses. Like Masnavi it was written during the last few years of Rumi’s life. The literal translation … Continue reading

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Immanence and Transcendence

The divine essence is both immanent and transcendent. Is this a paradox? There is a way to gain insights into this apparent paradox. Mental clarity can be found by considering the special relativity of consciousness. What is generally understood by … Continue reading

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