I am inspired today to re-blog here the following old post of mine, for the understanding of Life that it explains seems not to be understood yet even by fellow bloggers having already plenty of direct, genuine spiritual experience. Well, the real explanation is spiritual too, but to become aware of it we have to understand more about what the Divine, and so of course also the Divine in us human beings, really is, and really likes: yes, our eternal and true nature is what is called in India “SatChitananda’, but that does not mean we cannot also enjoy from time to time the fun and exhilaration of an Adventure! The Adventure of Evolution, for example. Yes, we can very well forget deliberately what we truly are (and will remain anyway for ever), for facing the dire challenges of terrestrial life in a human body, lifetime after lifetime, until our true nature, our divinity still there within, re-emerges slowly but irresistibly, and we find ourselves able to win over all those challenges, and to transform Life, right here in this terrestrial arena, from a battlefield into a delightful Divine Playground… But I don’t want to further delay your pleasure of discovering the full answer, by reading my re-blogged post:
The very true formula used by some contemporary spiritual teachers reveals to us pointblank that :
‘We are not human beings having spiritual experiences, we are spiritual beings having a human experience!…’
After the first mental shock such a way of putting things has probably given us, we may start taking in the full meaning and implications of what we have just heard:
‘All right then, that’s already something very satisfying to think about…’; and thinking of ourselves as already spiritual beings does pull us at once, however slightly, out of our usual complete and wrong identification with our present appearance and present limitations as human beings.
Yes, we don’t actually need to become spiritual beings, as this is what we already are, since ever, and for ever. If our consciousness, instead of being practically all the time oriented outward, learns again to turn itself inward and to go deep…
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