Nina, welcome to NDS!
This IMO is an excellent first step
to an organized approach to understanding:
understanding is an issue in itself (which it is), then perhaps we
formulate a 'way of understanding' or a methodology of
Hermeneutics is such a proposed way.
A closer look at languaging is
called for, as well.
Lugwig Wittgenstein was one of the great masters of
symbolic languages. His insights have not been surpassed to
are so many points of view, to consider when seeking
understanding of this
sort. Fortunately, we are able to 'try them
on', with dedication and
My own point of view, states that we are essentially
language'; that is, we are 'talked into existence' by the nature of
the Living Universe itself. Naturally, our own ability to use
is a reflection of our 'parent system'. And the 'parent
system' is itself
continue the talk, as we look both back and ahead. Our
informed by our past; newness is not generally
considered a quality of
language. Thus we tend to become satisfied
with a now-moment which is all
too recognizable, because it has been
clothed in articles of past
Wittgenstein introduced me to a way of seeing language,
language new again for me. He fiercely deconstructs language,
the tools of language. Eventually we can come to see that languages
are simply made-up, but that the tendency to use language is innate.
as innate language users, can resort to using the very best and
task which may befall the ardent student, is that of learning the
ancient of all languages, which is that of the constant
expression of the
Living Universe itself. Our languages are specific
to culture, which is a
context smaller than universal. To allow the
cultural language to serve its
purpose, without blocking reception of
the ancient universal language, is a
"Long ago, men, animals, spirits and plants all communicated
in the same way.
Then something happened. After that, humans had to talk to
other in human speech. But we retained the Old Language for
and for communicating with spirits, animals and
shamans of ancient Tibet, whose ways are now embedded in
the ancient language 'DISPLAY'. It is acknowledged
that there is nothing
which is not Display. I see that Display is the
circulating talk of self; it
describes itself. Being receptive to
Display, helps us to understand that
'everything' arises from the
same, and also to thus quell the drive to see
only difference. This
itself, eliminates most arguments which occur within
Here is the best book:
Magic Dance: The Display of the
of the Five Wisdom Dakinis
Overall, while we may use keys to
unlock complex mysteries, the keys
themselves can become burdensome.
Eventually, it may be seen that
every key exists only to validate the
corresponding locks; and that
holding the keys, makes us into our own
computers and mass communications media are reflections of our
and our nature is a reflection of that of our parent
the essence of language?
Since I consider J. Krishnamurti as being not so far removed from the
non-dual pack, I would relate the following story:
It was in 1982 I
believe, in Switzerland, after a group meeting with
came to say goodbye. I noticed how others very respectfully and
in the state of 'touching the master, goodie goodie' were
taking turns to
shake his hand and say good bye.
For what it seemed an eternity, I was
in a conflict.. between my
wish to touch this being and the other inner
voice saying 'what
bull...., playing the guru game after all, eh
And while I was going around like a mouse trapped in a cage (there
was only one door,.. and he was standing there) suddenly I saw the
situation in a sober way.. just saying goodbye to someone one has
time together with.. no fuss, no "shaktipat" thoughts of
other glorious and pink astral emotions.
I was the last one in queue,..
so..No way out!..- I walked towards
him.. shook his hand and said thank you
for this time & good bye..
"Yeees sir.." he said.
That's all, on the
visually apparent level.
In those few seconds, Also the following
He took my hand, and with his other hand my elbow,..it felt as if
whole being and its contents were being shaken "in place".. a current
of quite a high speed, passed on thru rest of body from hand, head,
toes.. it was like a good & instant shower.. he loked into my eyes,..
I've never seen such dark, deep, large eyes !.. as a space with no
and this to-the-eye invisible floods of love, pouring out of his
some people call him 'dry' and 'intellectual' ?!?)..
I was standing there
hardly being prepared for all of that,.. and
this little men (he did not
reach higher than my chest area) was
definetily felt by me, that he was
about 4 times taller than me...
Since it all happened so quickly, only
when I stepped out of the
roon, I realized what has happened.
had a few buzzes from other gurus (before I met JK.), but not as
delicate/subtle, clean and sober as this one.
He was a rare one
I've read that he said himself (in spite that he hardly ever talked
about this kind of mystical stuff) that there will not be another
him for another 500 years,.. the reason for this being the
necessity for a
body that can withstand the enormous volume of energy
that passed thru his
He never talked about things such as Kundalini.
My mind, at
times, throws up the the question: does such an
encounter, leave some kind
of a 'seed' in one , or is it just
another 'wow'- experience ?
probably never know,..
and probably it does not matter