Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Voices from the Past and the Moment at Hand

Greetings from within and without and so forth and so on; readers of this site will remember the account of my ayahuasca experience from last year. If you haven’t well, here it is. I had another one of these which spanned the last several days. It is ongoing as I write this post. For the most part it is of a personal nature though it also includes elements of everything and everyone else.

I’m not going to talk much about what was said to me about me because there are problems that can arise from repeating these things. People take things many different ways. There are some who might benefit greatly from what I heard but there are others where it might cause uncontrolled portions of themselves to rise up in reaction to it for ageless reasons with which we are all familiar.

Some of you have read the “Travelogues” series of about six postings that appeared here several years ago which included my meeting with, “The Man of the Beach” in Big Sur. On this occasion he has chosen to revisit me and tell me certain things. It is to be assumed that when he does something like this there is a specific reason because he does not visit me often, although he is present always.

I had a bad run during the last part of last year and for periods running into the present of this year. However as the turning goes, there has been a much greater positive sense hovering around me in terms of the way I see the world. At the same time there has been less appreciation by me of myself based on my observations upon my own industry; interests, intentions, intensity and much more.

I was told that... to the degree to which I apply myself right now in this moment over the course of however long this particular moment courses that... I would get many times more back for what I put in. So I have been as relentless as I am capable of being and you can be sure it is exhausting and you can imagine where one finds ones self wondering just how much one is capable of.

Ordinary life is going on in the meantime, as is; travel by car, numerous strangers and settings, uncanny weather conditions, musical chairs with long time close associates, chemical experiments, the whole nine yards which are not just nine yards but must be considered within the context of what any and everyone thinks ‘nine yards’ means.

In my case it means that I am summoning every particle of myself that I can access for the purpose of intense focus or complete removal. Some people want one thing and some another and some want several things. I want only one thing and that is the company of God. Everything comes from God; is made out of God and operates or exists within the parameters of God. Let’s assume that what I mean by God is something apart from religion or any other context. I’m talking about the thing itself... whatever it is essentially.

So... I’m at a remote location on the Ionian Sea in a cabin that I rented with a big music scene going on about 700 hundred meters away down a dark road to the ocean. A conversation begins in my head which indicates that I am supposed to hear something and it doesn’t take very long before I realize that this isn’t a conversation I am having with my self but rather with the thing itself or an agent of the thing itself which is the same thing. It catches me in a state of somewhat reduced awareness operating out of the sensory, touchie-feelie realm. You do realize that your senses are like insect feelers and other apparati that you are familiar with? You’re using them at this very moment for the purpose of recognition and comprehension, visualization, analysis and so on and so forth.

We differ from rocks; plants, insects and animals only by degrees of awareness and the same applies within the human spectrum between individuals and also between human beings and devas and Gods and the God... degrees of awareness. Each and all of us have our feelers and that is the bandwidth in which we interpret the world. We are like blind people poking with a stick and insisting that because we can’t see or touch something it is not there.

The basic power of illusion, what the Hindus call ‘Maya’ is operative according to our degree of confinement within the bandwidth of our senses. The parameters of our bandwidth set the limits within which we perceive our world. We act as if this were the entirety of the spectrum. It is not the entirety at all. It is only the degree of what we have allowed ourselves to believe is real. Some study on bandwidths and rays will reveal a great deal about what lies beyond the reach of our ‘ordinary’ senses. This is the power of the material world. This is the power of what appears to confine us. This is the determining level of how much we suffer. Our attachment to the impermanence of form is an indicator of what we will experience when these things are taken from us. Whether you work to let these things go or whether you hold ever more tightly to these things... they go regardless.

We are in a period of remarkable change. No one is going to alter any of it. We are going to go through it. Because it is a remarkable period we are being made a special offer by the author of it all. Just as this promise of unusual power and the promise of accelerated evolution has been offered to me, it is offered to all of you. For everyone who makes a more intense effort in this time, your effort will pay off many more times than it would at any other period. This is the implication I have been receiving from this visitation and I can assure you that the same points have been hammered into my heart and mind relentlessly... over and over. Reach as you have never reached before and, as I was told repeatedly... “See what happens.”

We are at the gateway to a new age. Much of what we have been familiar with for centuries is passing away. Many new conditions are coming into being. Whether you are recycled with what is being mulched or whether you ride the wave into new possibilities of being is up to you. You are either going to be sent to wardrobe for the costumes you will wear for the next cycle or you will go through the open window into a new world. This window is going to become more and more open and then it is going to close. If you cannot increasingly see how very true this is then you must turn your attention to developing an awareness of it. This is not just the usual cycle of two thousand years but also the beginning and end of a greater 25 thousand year cycle.

Many people find great amusement in laughing at this possibility. Many are indifferent to it altogether. The present state of the world should be telling you just how transforming it is. For those captivated in the material realm, the sensory bandwidth is the only thing they know. This is not true in any sense... not spiritually and not even according to rational science. Take full advantage of the undeserved gift that is being offered to one and all at this critical time.

I’ve had a few occasions of great revelation in this life. For the most part I have stumbled with inconsistent effort through the maze of material delusion. When I have had these moments they have always been connected to tremendous change. I can only speak for myself in respect of this but... this taken in relation to what I see and hear around me is conclusive proof of the truth of it.

I’ll talk more about this as the ability to do so increases by virtue of deeper reflection. For the moment let me say only that it is all too seldom that such great opportunity comes our way. Make of this what you will.

Visible sings: God in Country by Les Visible♫ Every Day ♫
'Every Day' is track no. 11 of 11 on Visible's 2001 album 'God in Country'
Lyrics (pops up)

God in Country by Les Visible

26 comments:

Zoner said...

Thank you for sharing this Mr. Visible. One doesn't have to look very hard to see the promptings of the natural world around us to refocus and re-evaluate. The business of wars and pursuit of money and power are the flashing beacons, but the rest seem quite subtle to me as my personal skills are very poorly developed. As someone who knows very little about anything of real value, I can only observe the processes around me and it is readily apparent that something is trying to get our attention. Someone also said that the subtle tap may be followed by a 2x4 to the melon, but hopefully that won't be needed in most instances.

Cultivating this connection seems difficult if one attempts to adopt one of the pre-packaged, "religious" systems without scrutiny and care of application - it would be logical to me that such a relationship should be intensely personal and not a one-size-fits all deal that is most commonly offered and most easily accessed. Again, I really don't know beyond my own experience.

Then there is the whole "is a teacher needed or not" debate. Maybe we should substitute Ayahuasca for the fluoride in our water supply?

And is there then a countering from opposing sides? A deepening entrenchment in the realm of the material for those that seek it? I'm guessing if there is a division of some sort at hand that both paths would be hard at work with the attraction angle. This could get very interesting.

As always, thank you for your efforts.

Z

kikz said...

:)

Anonymous said...

The river is about to overflow it's banks and trying to make a levy out of TV's, IPOD's, Porn, Clothing, Shoes or church won't make a bit of difference other than seeing all that has been stacked up, being washed away--cry, or laugh
The time of the soil, rain and peace is at hand--heck, it's here now in the form it is in each of our minds/spirits--
Rain is meaningful
Plants reaching for the sun in rich soil is meaningful
The rays of the sun are meaningful
Shelter from the storm is meaningful
A close friend or two is meaningful
Sharing thoughts and ideas is truly meaningful--
Thanks Les,
Jj

kikz said...

me again...
truly a serendipitous? day:)

may i offer a bit of the vin ordinaire back to the earth? salude!

http://dprogram.net/2009/02/16/film-the-pharmacratic-inquisition/

more voices, symbols and signs from the past.

hope y'all have time to watch the vid, curtesy of dprogram,WRH, and gnostic media.com.

love
k*

Ben There said...

For everyone who makes a more intense effort in this time, your effort will pay off many more times than it would at any other period.I'm going to take this one to the bank Les. It always seems like I'm waiting for something or some time to start intensifying my efforts and more recently it occurs to me to ask myself what I'm waiting for and why. Then again, I don't think this is like lifting weights in that sheer determination and will power alone aren't enough; there's some necessary element of grace that is essential.

I was getting gas in my car yesterday and feeling a little stressed because I had things that needed to get done and felt like I was losing time (which is common for me) and it was almost like some voice appeared in my consciousness saying "see, this is what binds you". Something about always trying to get somewhere else and worrying about unimportant things and thinking that "It" is somewhere else besides right here right now.

Anonymous said...

I received this about 2 months ago from a spiritual mentor:

"You have no control over whats happening. You do nothing in this process but endure the transformations. There is an abundance coming that will be self sustaining, from "out of the ordinary" opportunities. Be ready."

I have been blessed throughout my life to have numerous visitations and affiliations with spirits and spiritual adepts. Talking with others about them is always difficult at best ("sane" people don't have these kinds of things happen to them). Thank you for sharing your experiences and understanding.

B

Dammerung said...

iPods and Sony Playstations aren't an opponent to spiritual reality, they are contained and subsumed within it. I admit it takes more of my energy and effort than I'd like to sustain my electric luxuries, but I'd also be a little sad if I had to live without the experiences that they offer. The material world isn't the problem as the material world is infused with and exists in the spiritual. Everyone needs a safe home and a place they can return to, with accutriments that sustain and define them. Electronics aren't the enemy, cars aren't the enemy, sex isn't the enemy, nor is artifice and imagination.

Visible said...

Since I didn't mention any of those things the point is moot. Nor do I make a judgment on what others do except in the context of attachment to anything perishable respect of the imperishable. It's a matter of the relationship, not the item. I have seen enlightened beings amused at all manner of things. They however can pick up and discard them at will and they are not deluded concerning the importance of these items in relation to the grander scheme. Others experience a sense of real loss at the departure of perishable things and it is the key to any suffering they endure. So long as one can catch and release they are not themselves caught.

As Blake put it;

"He who binds to himself a joy
Does the winged life destroy.
But he who kisses the joy as it flies
Lives in eternities sunrise."

nina said...

Our attachment to the impermanence of form is an indicator of what we will experience when these things are taken from us. Whether you work to let these things go or whether you hold ever more tightly to these things… they go regardless.I'm not looking at the other comments yet because I want to say something without additional influence first. See, I think I know what you are saying.
It doesn't matter for how long, but for a long time various entities with which the ego-I-we played inside have one by one vanished from the material plane. This disappearing act is relentless forcing us to stand alone without cassons butressing who and what we think we are to comfort and represent us, like the parent who has passed, the house which was demolished, the Towers which disintergrated, the community which dispersed, the child grown up, the railroad tracks laid over the Victory Garden and more. This is what we are seeing, its all going away, it has to happen, its the natural fluidity of the Universe in a constant state of change. It only looks static because we are inside of a brief moment in which movement is constant and appears to us as permanence. This is what centrifugal force is all about. It only differs from the fairground ride by scale. We didn't fall off then either even though we were spinning pretty fast.

PS: Your essay today is another masterwork. I love it when you slide over distractions and just barge into the goodies.

Anonymous said...

The Sound Incarnation of God

Sometimes Krishna descends personally, and sometimes He descends as a sound vibration, and sometimes He descends as a devotee. There are many different categories of avatars [incarnations]. In the present age Krishna has descended in His Holy Name, Hare Krishna Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna Hare Hare/ Hare Rama Hare Rama, Rama Rama Hare Hare. Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu also confirmed that in this age of Kali-yuga, Krishna had descended in the form of sound vibration. Sound is one of the forms which the Lord takes. Therefore it is stated that there is no difference between Krishna and His Name.

Murphy151 said...

It is probably no accident that we are herded into concentrated urban areas at this time. I read somewhere that for the first time in history, more people live in cities than in rural areas. The sheer distraction of life in the urban community removes any impulse toward the spiritual. One hears the comment all the time "no time" or "too busy", deadlines everywhere, cross the road before the red light, catch the train, run for the bus, get that report in on time why even socialising is time bound.

The means to find our true meaning/calling are being robbed from us like a thief in the night and the first step is to recognise this fact. Secondly, shed some baggage - ask yourself - what do I truly need? Thirdly, be in charge of your life, question everything and remember choices you make are yours to make, the choices are not due to circumstances - you are in control.

Lastly, be inquisitive, ask questions and start thinking.

Jim

Anonymous said...

" The material world isn't the problem as the material world is infused with and exists in the spiritual."

Enjoyment of material things is not the problem. Overvaluing them to detriment of spiritual growth and the welfare of others is the problem.

Visible said...

I never put down the material world. It is materialism that I have a problem with and... if you're going to be several different people when you are still the same person, it's a good idea to watch the way you frame your words because some of us are paying attention.

Anonymous said...

Since there are only two (2) "anonymous" posting here, so far, I feel I must point out your error, insinuation, we are the same person. (you yourself often ask your readers to point out errors)

The anonymous "The Sound Incarnation of God" and the "anonymous" " The material world isn't the problem as the material world is infused with and exists in the spiritual" are two different people.

Thanks

Visible said...

Definitely not talking about two anonymous posters. Nicknames of no provenance are also anonymous.

Anyway, I'm amusing myself and secondly, there's no such thing as a material world and third, as I said... it's materialism that I discuss.

Anonymous said...

" Dammerung" posted this:" The material world isn't the problem as the material world is infused with and exists in the spiritual."

I included that portion of his comment in my reply which was this: "Enjoyment of material things is not the problem. Overvaluing them to detriment of spiritual growth and the welfare of others is the problem."

Then Les posted this:..."if you're going to be several different people when you are still the same person, it's a good idea to watch the way you frame your words because some of us are paying attention."

I got the imprssion that this was directed at me or not. I post as "anonymous" because I don't have a Google or OpenID account. I don't post under multiple nicknames. I do sometimes forget to sign my posts however. I assure you I'm not posting as "different poeple", or playing any other kind of silly games here.

Chiah

Visible said...

Like I said, I was amusing myself. Sometimes I just have to do that and... this was one of those times. It doesn't have to mean anything, I just like to see what happens.

Anonymous said...

Just tossing out a golden apple?

Chiah

Visible said...

Just call me Atalanta.

OkayOla said...

it's like a piece of cake
it takes you anywhere you take it
it's like falling off a log
it takes on any shape you make it
it's like taking candy from a kid
& serves as many as care to take it

coletteonice said...

As a piece of blue ice i can slowly melt towards the glacial lake onto the river onwards to the sea.It is a slow,lanquid and pleasurable joy that i like to share with other people, if they give me their time.

Anonymous said...

Les,

I feel this too. I have been showen this moving cycle too, by what I would call the "white goddess," in refernce to Robert Graves work. I have opened to it, and it was there all the time. I know well, in mind and heart too, that now is the time for this new growth. I feel, however, your "wanting" to be with it, is not healthy? You are it, and will move with it, for sure, no desire needed here, thats the real gift of this age, and her voice? The hard part is in body and action. I have spent a few year foucsing and learning to move and act as my heart/mind/body should for walking with "god." The key I have missed is the intent of my actions. The idea of the threefold comes in here. I wish and hope tooo much for what already is? Its a from of fear I think, not being willing or ready to just "be?" The unwillingness is folding into blocks and events not master yet. This loop should be easier to get on top of, but isnt? Your work has helped me see different shapes and colors of the problem I face, thanks. Last, the levels of understanding you speak of are for the user and no the observer? The classes or states of coming to this level of awareness cant be put in words, or we return to the material plan to fast? Worse, we can only relate ideas with others no logic of relationship of those ideas matter? What we see as steps to bettering ones self, are really sidetrack ideas of others moving to the same goal. The trust your own feeling work better for me, than follow the "path" layed out before us by others, no matter what level they seem to be on? Anyway, thanks Les.

Le Mat

Visible said...

I realize that I owe several of you emails. I will get round to it. I am very busy with something right now and I thank you for your patience. A lot of you are still writing to tell me you are unable to comment and I am sure you have noted that the comments have dropped off substantially. SEND ME YOUR COMMENTS FOR POSTING VIA EMAIL!

kikz said...

i've noticed there seems to be a timeout associated w/the comments page.

especially if the comments are extensive and i've read all the way thru, then try to compose and post a comment; or i've spent quite a while composing.... it won't submit.

one of two solutions.

compose commentary in your email client, then c/p back to the comments window.

compose commentary in the comments window; hilight/cc, then back out to the main page and reenter the comments page and paste it back in one fell swoop.

either of these seem to help, even if you do get multiple prompts from the word verification script thingie, which seems to be quite 'insane' at times.

just as a matter of course, always hilight/cc your comment b4 you try to submit... i'd lost countless comments b4 , and now it's a rarity.

hope this helps...

Visible said...

There is a new Reflections in a Petri Dish up now.

Twitter and Life in the Shitter.

Visible said...

There's a new Smoking Mirrors up here.

The Madness at the End of the World.