Re: THEOS-L digest 1006
May 02, 1997 04:54 AM
by M K Ramadoss
At 03:50 AM 5/2/97 -0400, DSArthur@aol.com wrote:
>This post is primarily for Mark (MKR) but others may find it to be of some
>1. Regarding the varying usages of the term <ego>: yes, it can get confusing
> HPB probably has the best definition which equates to "I am I" at both
> mortal and divine levels (see her Theosophical Glossary, pg 111). In
> words, <ego> is the term we use to define our individuality or
> Unity. This should provoke a comment from our heretical friend, Chuck,
> the effect that: "we are actually using the term to foster an illusion."
> pating that this is what he will say (or, at least, think) I can only
> "precisely, Chuck, precisely."
>2. Concerning the "complexity" of Karmic interactions, it might seem that
> Universe has a mighty "accounting job" to keep track of it all. But, at
> divine level, it all becomes very simple and precise. To use an
> consider another natural law of the universe --- gravity. Some of the
> matical equations required to show the interaction of that force with
> city and magnetism continue to baffle the greatest minds on earth.
> Einstein was certain one set of equations could explain all three ---
> could never prove it. Nor, to date, can anyone else! Nevertheless,
> gets along quite well without those elusive mathematical equations. It
> "solve" in an instant all of its interactions with matter under all
> conditions --- leaving it to us humans to flounder around in the realm
> physics trying to explain why gravity manifests in the way that it does.
> Likewise with Karma. We have great difficulty trying to "account" for
> ... but Karma, like gravity, accounts for itself very nicely (perfectly,
> matter of fact). And eventually, at one level of consciousness or
> we humans (or our higher natures that are far more than human) will
> comprehend the workings of both the Unified Field Theory that challenged
> Einstein and the workings of Karma that challenges us.
Thanks for the response.
"Killing" the "I", eliminating the "illusion" of I which unfolds the
Unity has been discussed for a long time. Some years ago, it was mentioned
that one of the interpretations of the Cross is Killing the I like a sword
cutting off a vertical body.
I agree at some level of consciousness the complexity should become
"simple". The point I was trying to make was that all the various
explantions and writings on Karma are perhaps a very rudimentary and vary
limited approach to explain it. Perhaps that is all that is possible at the
limited physical level.
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