A Common Barrier to Unity

In the book Conversations with Maharishi, Vol. 1, Vernon Katz has transcribed some of the side conversations he had with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi while they were translating the Brahma Sutra in the late 1960’s. (p …

The Refinement of Unity

In Self Realization (Cosmic Consciousness), the unbounded consciousness or Self within wakes up to itself through this apparent body-mind. The subject or observer value of consciousness awakens to itself here. The point wakes up to …

The Stages of Unity

In an online discussion, the subject of the stages of Unity came up. I thought I’d share the summary here, edited for context. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi compared the 10 mandalas (books) of the Rig Veda …

Solidity

One of the more curious things in the awakening process is the dawning of solidity. For a time during the process, we can seem to be stepping into increasing levels of abstraction. The once apparently …

Interconnected vs Oneness

In my post on The Proof, I commented that interconnectedness was not the same as Oneness. I thought it worth expanding on that point. Interconnectedness is about the conscious interactive relationship between all things. It …

The Veda of Unity

I’ve been a little busy recently, partly in testing a video conference setup for a day retreat or satsang that took place last Sunday. Not as nice as being in person, but a step up …

Understanding Unity

When people speak of Unity and Oneness, we will naturally try to compare this conceptually with our experience. Perhaps a sense of togetherness with a mate, feeling part of a community, or an internal sense …

After Unity

Back in The Journey 3, I spoke of what happens after the 2nd realization, the dawn of Unity Consciousness. I’d like to explore that further. First, I would like to note that this is not …