Safely Taking the Mind to Its Limits
Experience has shown us that it is dangerous to take a mind to its limits. We aim to make Enlightenment fast-track, but not to cheaply cut corners in the way that many other approaches that employ drugs, extreme physical sacrifices, breathing practices, austerities do. You'd be a much more useful member of society if you didn't fall off the Mountain Path.
Hi J..., [Estonia]
> If it's possible to see Oshana on Thursday, that would
You'll be the first to know if it's possible
> I am eager to meet 1:1, although maybe just
The anxiety will be over sooner than you can think
> BTW, you mentioned there's a cost, is it my ego? :)
It is expected that you offer your ego to a foster home at no cost.
> I looked into the ferry schedule and it seems they
> I guess in case a meeting with Oshana is not possible
Experience has shown us that it is dangerous to take a mind to its limits especially one between the ages 20-30 years.
Various methods are employed to reducing the intensity of the Transmission and its uptake by limiting the exposure time and allowing the mind to not topple immediately - but live yet another day.
Simply put, the mind is like a planet, and its troublesome areas can be dismantled quickly but grossly or slowly and subtly, i.e. blown up or sculpted.
Given that most people live on the edge of dysfunctional insanity, and barely manage to cope with functional insanity, we hardly want to precipitate the meltdown process of killing the one brain-cell which keeps the whole delicate ego neural-structure sufficiently intact to promote survival experience, even if only a painful one.
After Awakening, we want your experience of life here to be both blissful and long.
We aim to make Enlightenment fast-track, but not to cheaply cut corners in the way that many other approaches that employ drugs, extreme physical sacrifices, breathing practices, austerities do - of which painful knees and numb bums are the least unsafe, but can also lead to deindividuation, depersonalization and disassociation - all of which can earn you an honarary DSM IV category certficate and a period of involuntary incarceration at whichever funny-farm your local head-shrinkers union member pleases to choose.
You'd be a much more useful member of society if you didn't fall off the Mountain Path, not until you had grown the angel wings of a Saint, but had divested yourself of some phobias of extremes like fear of infinity, infinitesimality, eternity, now-ness or no-time, No-Mind, No-Body, White Light (and all the myriad rainbow colours that compose it) and being without an identity.
When you get to the top of the mountain then you can throw yourself off, but if like Moses you see the Behind of God, and roll back down the moutain before truly ascending to the top (Hebrew = aliyah), then you become a liability to society, even if a mad genius one. Moses' life, to which all due credit must be given, was a catalogue of errors and a litany of disasters. Not suprising when you consider the shaky beginnings in the reed basket but then what followed was murder, stone tablet breaking (God's), improperly not covering his face as God's Behind walked by, excess rock smoting and perpetual exile to the Desert - (he did not get an Access All Areas pass to the Holy Land of milk and honey, but daily ate sand and locusts and there he died).
So, to answer your question without the day-tripper excursion in to 6,000 years of history and infinity :
If someone attended the 1 Day Enlightenment Intensive without having attended an Introduction then the shock to their cognitive armouring with all its delicate ego-frailities and perceptual unreality-filters could be too much to bare - especially if you happen to be taking the party boat back. Because it's a big wide world out there. I am not talking of planet Earth here but the rich inner world of reality from which your everyday personality is shielded.
Anyway, don't be scared. It's all quite fascinating and really quite nice : )
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