“So, contrary to popular belief, you can know the truth of oneness while simultaneously thriving in your individuality.” Finally, an enlightened view of the value of the egoic Self. A must read for the spiritual aspirant. Bravo, Rei Rei; thank you for this illuminating offering.
Over the years, I’ve heard so many in spiritual and new age communities assert, with great conviction, that the only way to achieve enlightenment is tokilltheir ego. These people fail to realise, however, that without the ego, you couldn’t exist as an individual; also, one’s sense of individuality goes farbeyondthe limited confines of the physical plane…
The Vedic teachings are some of the oldest in the world, some believe that they go back as far as Atlantis. In these texts, and also the Bhagavad-Gita and Upanishads, which summarise the four Vedas in their totality─they speak of thethree worlds.
“Trailokya(Sanskrit: त्रैलोक्य;Pali: tiloka,Wylie:khams gsum;Chinese: 三界) has been translated as “three worlds,” “three spheres,” “three planes of existence,” “three realms” and “three regions.” These three worlds are identified inHinduismand appear in earlyBuddhist texts
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