Inquiring....have you done it?

Discussion in 'Hinduism' started by Hari, Apr 7, 2007.

  1. Hari

    Hari Art thou Art

    Have you abandoned the mind for one second?
    If you have, how can you describe that brief moment?
     
  2. gdkumar

    gdkumar Member

    Hare Krishna!

    Satchidanandamoy moment.........Ananda-hi kevalam.
     
  3. Jedi

    Jedi Self Banned

    Every night in deep sleep and it is seeing krishna face to face.
     
  4. ChiefCowpie

    ChiefCowpie hugs and bugs

    by the title of this thread, "inquiring", inquiry is a process of the mind, one of its true purposes in my understanding when undertaken along with the heart bringing one to spiritual peace
     
  5. BlackBillBlake

    BlackBillBlake Hip Forums Supporter HipForums Supporter

    Can there be a mental desription of what is beyond mind? Other than to indicate that IT exists?
     
  6. Hari

    Hari Art thou Art

    It can't be said to 'exist'... but it could the exact opposite. It is more like a revelation that you have absolutely no CLUE as to who you are, for one burning second .

    Some can summon that state by asking from deep within "who am I?".

    It takes an unbelievable ammount of psychic energy, so one must first be very well rested.
     
  7. Everything ceases...what has been done, and what is imagined as remaining to be done.
     
  8. MeAgain

    MeAgain Dazed and Confused Staff Member Super Moderator

    When you abandon the mind there is no time.

    Jedi,
    According to John Levy and his book on Vedanta, dreamless sleep is the absence of subject and object and is, in fact, a state of non-dual existence where the ground of all being is encountered.

    This non-dual state is also encountered between each conscious moment that exists during the waking state as each thought must have a beginning, end, and space between the next arising thought.

    Therefore the dreamless state is a constant ground condition of thought, and we are, in reality, in a mindless state at all times.
     
  9. Hari

    Hari Art thou Art

    The enlightened live in that state of awareness, but for us sleepwakers, and yet even the self- aware inquire constantly "who am I"?
     

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