Tuesday, July 07, 2009

In the Time of the Lifting of the Veils.

A lot of people are losing their minds. I don’t need to provide links at Visible Origami. You read about it. You hear about it. People in powerful positions, people with wealth and name recognition are exhibiting odd behavior or... are we just seeing it more now? Politicians are getting themselves caught in financially and sexually compromising situations. Religious figures and even entire priest classes are being exposed for similar behaviors. Big business operatives are being caught out at fraud, theft and all the variations of the same.

Nations that have been the beneficiary of a fabricated good will, as well as a consistent white-washing of their casual brutalities and crimes, are being exposed to the eyes of the world. Even as this happens, they are being compelled to behave even more outrageously. Events that fail to achieve media coverage are being broadcast around the world through alternative devices.

This is the time of The Apocalypse. This is the time of the lifting of the veils over what is and what has been. It is not just in the outer sense that the veils are being lifted. The veils are being lifted within also ...and we are seeing ourselves. Our own corruptions and weaknesses are being revealed to us. This is why some people are losing their minds. This inner revealing is having another effect as well. A certain amount of people are being driven to transform themselves. To participate in the transforming of themselves and they are not losing their minds. They are discovering their true nature.

Losing your mind or regaining your true nature; neither one of these is an entirely pleasant experience. One of them is certainly less pleasant than the other. Consider what it must be like to lose your mind when that is all that was holding together your idea of yourself and the world. Suddenly, everything that was familiar to you has become strange and threatening. Those driven by self interest carry a great deal of fear. When your mind can no longer coordinate and define conditions and phenomena, according to your wishes and whims, then it becomes a little like a bad acid trip.

If you haven’t spent very much time in your life trying to discover who you are, what begins to be revealed to you can be pretty scary. It can also make you vulnerable to certain behaviors that can be very compromising in terms of the world that used to be your oyster and now you no longer know what an oyster is. The oyster is suddenly much larger and it has teeth. This is all happening in your mind so... maybe you didn’t lose your mind. Maybe you can’t lose your mind. Maybe you just lost the control you thought you had over its operations.

These days a lot of good people with too little faith, certitude and determination are in a quandary and often at the brink of despair over what they see as the mendacious control of the world by a syndicate of remorseless psychopaths. They look outward and see a vast uncertainty of confusion. They see wars and financial turmoil. They see jackbooted thugs dressed up as the neighborhood policeman. They see corruption in every theater of operation. They see banal, brutal and pornographic entertainments. They see a select few who are able to act with impunity as they plunder and murder at will. They see the rule of law become a mockery which protects those who pervert it for their own uses and wield it against their critics. These good people are missing something. With all the revealing that is going on they are not seeing a critical point.

This is all taking place in the mind. There is a single controlling force in the mind of these good people and the psychopaths. All sense of balance and symmetry exist only so long as this controlling force maintains it in any particular mind. This controlling force is propelling these good people and those others to an individual and a collective summing up. As that point approaches, whatever you are comes up against what is. Depending on your distance from what is... well, the adjustment will be more or less severe.

Good people should not allow themselves to be deceived by appearances. In the Tarot card, “The Devil”, the ridiculous character sitting on the throne is holding up his right hand in a gesture that says, “What you see is all there is.” If you believe that then guess who is sitting on the throne in your mind? Even good people have the true ruler of their thoughts displaced by a shadow that represents the world of appearances. Job one is to restore the rightful ruler to the throne. Of course, behind this fantastic character is the angel of light who is transformed “in a given moment”. This means you must see through appearances. There is only one force. It can be seen in myriad permutations of two different aspects.

The good people serve the will of the divine and the psychopaths and those deluded by them serve a single master who appears in two different aspects. As I have mentioned on several occasions, God is the Devil the way the wicked perceive him. You see what you are. Being weak and lacking faith is all that is required to give shadows a power over you through the current of your fear.

Once you are able to convince yourself of the truth that there is only one prevailing force you will no longer find yourself in a quandary and on the brink of despair. You will develop an unshakeable confidence through the awareness of the presence of the divine in every aspect of your life. Every event in your life... even the most insignificant seeming event is a special treatment of god with your soul. This I have heard and this I believe. Practice the presence of the divine.

We need to practice the presence of the divine in everything we do. What do we do instead? We practice the presence of our temporary selves and we rely on our temporary selves to manage the course of our lives. Unfortunately we don’t know what we are doing. The divine allows us to attempt to direct the course of our lives in order to discover that we do not know what we are doing or who we really are. We don’t know anything at all. We know what we assume and sooner or later our assumptions come up against what is. It is much better to hand over what we think we know. As long as we know, God does not. Once we realize we do not know... God does. We are a critical player in the destiny game. It is true that we are all going to be realized eventually but... the road to that event can be a long and torturous road indeed.

We suffer by our own hand. Others suffer at our hands as well. It is not our business to concern ourselves with the operations of psychopaths. Their judgment is fixed and outworking as you read these words. Does it matter if one rules the most powerful armies on Earth if they cannot rule their own mind? What happens when their power to rule is removed? What happens when an army loses its rudder and cohesive will? What happens when seeming gold turns into sand? What happens when the support of one’s position is removed? Do not doubt that this is the case. You are in the viewing booth of an object lesson. It is not necessary and possibly not desirable to imagine yourself on the screen.

A large part of the game is to make you believe that you need to be a part of it. You are already a part of something, should you choose to make the connection in that regard. Some things can be said and heard and some things have to be intuited. There are none of us without recourse to this and this is a critical time in which to exercise it. The volume is being turned up for your benefit. Take the opportunity to listen.

In this hour of judgment and revealing, there are many blessings and precious gifts being dispensed. You have to open yourself up to receive them. You are already in the community you imagine yourself inhabiting. Acting as if this were true causes it to reveal itself.


Build your own community.

41 comments:

john c, UK said...

Love and hate are just differing degrees of the same emotion.

I have been trying to get my head around the 'The Kybalion' for a nmber of months now. Although, I think I can understand the seven principles seperately, I have had extreme difficulty in meshing them together, (does that make sense?).

Anyhow, I feel as though I heard a massive 'click' in my head as something fit into place whilst reading this article.

Much food for thought Sir, I thank you.

Peace and Be Well.
John

Visible said...

John;

I've read The Kybalion a number of times but I couldn't tell you a single thing that was in it if you asked me. There are a few books I have read that have made an indelible impression on me and I can remember a lot of what I read. I seldom read anything anymore because I prefer the resonance within. It's specific to me at all times whereas any book is only specific for certain times or more easily referenced through the author who sits in timeless projection of the essence that lies behind the words I may have read at any time.

Regardless, I will be putting The Kybalion on The Bookshelf over at The New Shangri-La forum. It's a valuable text. I just can't remember any of it (grin)

Hank said...

I see you Les. You are revealed in these words like none I have ever read. We are all revealed in these words if we can read them. If we can hear them in our souls.

With these words you reach into the chaotic abyss, and place your finger on the pulse. That steady rhythmic beat of life, what makes it, and what holds it together.

Suddenly, everything that was familiar to you has become strange and threatening.

You have struck a chord in me that resonates so loudly, I cannot organize my thoughts. I have felt this pulse for some time, and have sought a way to it. I have had to rely on my knowing that it has left clues and signs to point the way. I have had to surrender everything I have ever known, except the knowledge that I am in some way, connected to this pulse, this force, this god, in a way I cannot explain.

It has stripped away the facades of religion, of country, of government, of false unity, of evolution, of santa claus and everything I ever thought was real, and when the mind is standing without any visible support, you either embrace what is left, or you fall into the abyss of darkness.

I feel you. When all that was known is gone, what is real remains. The connection that happens when one realizes that alone, is really all one. This is the real power in the universe. It is a power that cannot be overcome by anything earthly or material. It is the power that the darkness fears, and will cause it to throw all manner of material at us to distract us from the path to it.

When all those material pacifiers, that give us temporary comfort, and the illusion of reality are finally overcome, we find, I find a place where I am forever.

But the journey does not end there, it begins there. The process of connecting all the pieces of god that dwell within all men begins. IT is the weapon, this unity, that has the power to destroy all the facades, and to allow human kind to live. To love. To understand that it is alright to not understand.

Yes I see it. I see the crust of lies falling away, and the fear of the perception of having nothing driving men to the brink of insanity. Their desperate grappling to hold on to what they have thought of as real, for so long.

I can only hope that with the Apocalypse, they will see that the only way to win, is to surrender.

There is no way for me to thank you for these words Les, but I know that you know, that there is no need. I feel the need to go outside now, and let the sun shine on my face, and dry my tears. Peace to you my brother, and to all.

Anonymous said...

Thank you, Les, for always showing these bits and pieces of the Gita. Whether they are tasted or not is up to each individual. In the least, each has the opportunity to hear transcendental words originating from the spiritual sky, Vaikuntha, which means free from anxiety.

Bhagavad-gītā As It Is 4.18

karmaṇy akarma yaḥ paśyed

akarmaṇi ca karma yaḥ

sa buddhimān manuṣyeṣu

sa yuktaḥ kṛtsna-karma-kṛt

TRANSLATION

One who sees inaction in action, and action in inaction, is intelligent among men, and he is in the transcendental position, although engaged in all sorts of activities.

PURPORT

A person acting in Kṛṣṇa (God) consciousness is naturally free from the bonds of karma. His activities are all performed for Kṛṣṇa; therefore he does not enjoy or suffer any of the effects of work. Consequently he is intelligent in human society, even though he is engaged in all sorts of activities for Kṛṣṇa. Akarma means without reaction to work. The impersonalist ceases fruitive activities out of fear, so that the resultant action may not be a stumbling block on the path of self-realization, but the personalist knows rightly his position as the eternal servitor of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Therefore he engages himself in the activities of Kṛṣṇa (God) consciousness. Because everything is done for Kṛṣṇa, he enjoys only transcendental happiness in the discharge of this service. Those who are engaged in this process are known to be without desire for personal sense gratification. The sense of eternal servitorship to Kṛṣṇa makes one immune to all sorts of reactionary elements of work.

kikz said...

mornin les...

nice one, many thanks.

love
k*


any word on dadnerd?

Visible said...

I have heard no more on Dadnerd. By this I assume he is recuperating and that is all the good. Once surviving it's rare to reverse most of the time.

I expect Jj will let me know when there is news. I'm just keeping him in my thoughts as I can and trusting the Central Command.

Anonymous said...

Thank you, again, for recalling us to the key truth.
Years ago, while walking to catch a train, I had an instantaneous understanding of why everything is the way it is, and a sense that it is all just and right. This was before I had read about others having such experiences. I try to remember that. Perhaps the constant awareness of of the suffering of others - all forms of life - which fills me with anguish sometimes, is also part of the requirement that we become aware of the oneness of all.

William Wilson said...

Hi Les, best.

acknowleging your take on the processes and changes occurring-also saying, there's a lot of cynicism out there. That and despair. Seeing the Zionists, greedheads, warmongers, corporations, power junkies get their way day after week after month after year after decade-it's disheartening. As is witnessing the behavior of those who swallow the lies and attack those who believe, speak, behave differently.
Hope is good, spreading and supporting hope is good. Sometimes I don't see as much as I'd like to.

Anonymous said...

Thanks, that helped today. Nothing I didn't once know but with all the craziness going on around one now, it is easy to forget!
Sometimes when I am out "in public" it feels like I am on an endless bad acid trip. Yesterday, all the mostly fat americans going about their shopping duties looked so miserable and unhappy, after the weekend fourth bash they were out replenishing the lard-or (and pharmacies) -- every cart full of junk food and booze -- it was profoundly sad for a change, not the usual angry feeling. Now they are watching the MJ event as each hour thousands more go without jobs. At some time as in Xingjiang, the flash point arrives. The Evil Ones in DC are making all the provisions for that eventuality.

Anonymous said...

I was so busy, not being busy, enjoying the freedom of my spirit as the world passes by in technicolor, that I forgot that I am not alone and that I am all that is--no more connected, or less connected--not a part, but swirling within and without--thank you for being the pen that shares these words--it is the way--

No news from dadnerd or mrs. dadnerd--I will be in touch asap when I hear something---I hope to just see a comment from him arrive with a smile--he has never left, nor will he.

Jj

Anonymous said...

Did you write this at 4 in the morning whilst stoned Les?, It has that kinda ring to it. Not that I have problems with your article or being stoned. Peace, ian.

Visible said...

HI Ian;

I don't get stoned. I do occasionally get high but only on Vitamin K and I haven't been so fortunate as to have any in quite some time.

I wrote that this morning around 11:00AM my time after a couple of cups of fine Ceylonese tea. Altered states don't have much to do with this sort of output. The combination is pretty rare.

Anonymous said...

Les
Big smiles and a deep breath.

I never looked at the devil card as such, always saw myself setting, neat?
I have never been a supporter of "god's will" as we talk about here? I see the world as a long song. God started it off, and we get to join in with what ever sounds we wish to share? The whole thing is much more detailed and colored than this liitle statement.
The "devil" is the king or prince of the seen world. His agents are pushing us to live in this world via lust and fear. I still have not master my own lust for many things but Im thankful I have this time, now to do this. If I remove fear and replace it with thanks I see the light.
As I have been doing this for a few years, I now see the light within me too!!! It sure seems the last few years have been "turned up."
Soooooo thankful, Im I, Les

Le Mat

Anonymous said...

Its good to be not the only one to come to this journey. Something click in my mind a few years back when things once made sense no longer do. Maybe its the seeker in me or just not looking at what is at front of me. Something wasn't right in the world, including me. Many others call this craziness, others call this an Awakening. Thanks again for your words, Les.

Anonymous said...

Les,
This full moon Guru Purnima was an ass-kicker.

What you have written here today is pure truthful description of the moment (mine,personally, and collectively), so deeply profound all I can say is "thank you" (and thanks and praises to Hu speaks and flows through your person).

HANK said it all. I'm resonating with his words and feelings 100%.

I just now had to make the final surrendering of all hope for realization of community in regard to the collection of people I've lived around for last 20 years. They do not want to awaken in a real sense, but cling with a death-grip to appearances, though with a facade of "new-age Eastern enlightened spirituality" (make-believe). Saying "goodbye to all that" is liberating, but there's a terrible isolation that descends and from which one must pull oneself free. Your piece brought me back to remembrance - of Self, of the "prevailing force", and of "We". I can now get on with it, and fully leave others to their fate and "choices". I know, I should never have concerned myself with what others do, but, hey...I'm only human.

The real community will find itself and self-organize and flow into being, I have no doubt. I hope to stay around to see it.

onelove,
respects,
bholanath

zenndoubt@aol.com said...

this is their game. all of it. even the words and language we use is by their design. a fence in the ether. it is to control us all. silly people putting squares in for letters. that is funny. silly me for replying with a post of words. game board antics. we are all so far in and so deep in this brainwashed reality that we use their construct of language as a life bouy to hold us up as we gasp for breath and so-called communication in sea of mendacity.. all the while steeping in it. the fact is we are complete in the first instant and always.

should i have arranged the letters differently... or does my meaning already reside within?

Anonymous said...

zenndoubt

Need to use these silly words, but you're right!!!!!

Le Mat

Anonymous said...

The mind would be a terrible thing to loose. Actually I don't believe it would be possible to loose your mind because it is nonphysical. A defective brain or one that has been brainwashed might have difficulty sorting out communication between the physical and nonphysical aspects. That is what happens to people who are locked into a fallacious belief system. Look at it as a millipore filter or screwed up wiring, something that impairs communication. L. Ron Hubbard in Dianetics described conflict between the conscious and subconscious causing all kinds of havoc for people. Look at the mind as the superconscious. It isn't difficult to get very screwed up especially in this day and age. Have you ever read the book "Everything you know isn't true", or it's companion "Everything the Government tells you is Bullshit?" (just kidding on the last one)

It's a different situation with clones who are programed and lack souls. Many world leaders are clones. They lack emotion and have no empathy. It's easy for such individuals to start wars, cheat people out of their savings, spread man made disease, cause starvation, or do any number of dreadful things. Clones are psychopaths/liars and more common than you think.

There are also those that are so tied up in materialism and desire for fame and fortune that they "sell their soul to the devil." Lots of these people. In a previous post I linked to a video of Bob Dylan where he admitted to doing just that. Jim Morrison of Doors fame is another that comes to mind. Not saying this is always the case but it happens. I've known a lot of people who could sing and play instruments as well as the stars but don't have jack shit. Maybe they aren't "praying" to the right entity. They should hook up with the god of the Old Testament and see what happens. He sure has given certain individuals a leg up. Les you are as brilliant with the pen as anyone around. Why don't you run a little experiment and start prayi................ errrrr

Fud

A.Mouser said...

Les and Hank,
Fine posts gentlemen.
Thank you.
Mouser

Anonymous said...

good can win over the evil in the world. all it takes is a concerted effort by everyone who is able, to resist being just a slave, and sitting on their fat arse on the couch and holding the goddamned clicker all day like it's your security blankey...

it's time for us all to grow the fuck up and revolt. end the tyranny. now.

Kevin John said...

Well said Les.
Excellent comments.

K

Anonymous said...

:]

That's better.

It's party time.
Let's all dance the Apocalypso


Lukiftian

m_astera said...

Bholanath-

When I was a child I read a book about some children who purchased a charmed object that allowed them to go on magical journeys. I don't remember the name of the book, or the details of the story. I only remember the price of magic: all you have and a little bit more.

Anonymous said...

Hi Les.

Thank you. That is one of the best articles you have ever written.

If anyone is interested, there are some great articles about illusion and what we perceive to be reality on a website called Metaphysical Musing. http://www.inannareturns.com/

Much love

A Nonny Mouse

Anonymous said...

The Devil card can represent change in the Tarot.

sounder said...

Les wrote…

“Even good people have the true ruler of their thoughts displaced by a shadow that represents the world of appearances. Job one is to restore the rightful ruler to the throne”

Human beings are about due to learn more of what being human can really entail. Les, Hank and most every commenter here points this way.

Thanks to All

kikz said...

@john c, UK...


the kybalion...is perennial in nature.

possibly this will help, here's livergood's perennialist website.

hope you don't mind a little reading... :)

k*

http://www.hermes-press.com/Perennial_Tradition/index.htm

Anonymous said...

The Bible will tell you everything you need to know. There is evil among us as well as false teachers and prophets(profits). All books written to influence you are either driving you towards or away from God.

john c, UK said...

@ kikz

Thank you for taking the time to point that out to me, I confess that I have never heard of it.

Apparently I would be wise to study 'Progressive Awareness: Critical Thinking, Self-Awareness & Critical Consciousness'by the same author first.

So I am now off to search for said .pdf, Onwards and upwards.

Cheers
John

vyoma said...

Although I've always believed in the microcosm and macrocosm being connected, I never really thought about the evolution of and on this planet being linked to the unvieling of humankind's defects and weaknesses both individually and collectively. Its so true. Les - whatever you say feels so true, that I don't need proof to establish it for me. I feel so glad when I know you're here somewhere on this same planet. It makes me feel less lonely. Thank you.

Protogonus said...

Hey yo, these are some serious times that we living in G and a new world order is about to begin you know what I’m saying
Now the question is are you ready for the real revolution which is the evolution of the mind
If you seek than you shall find that we all come from the Divine you dig what I’m saying
Now if you take heed to the words of wisdom that are written on the walls of life than universally we will stand and divided we will fall cause love conquers all
You understand what I’m saying this is a call to all you sleeping souls

Public Enemy - He Got Game

Anonymous said...

You are good. You are clear. You have cut through the solid fog of illusory garbage. I wish there were more like you. Bless you.

Anonymous said...

Brilliant post and lots of thoughtful comments.

Revelations of this that and the other are always a welcome tonic, cheers, here's to the end of the world - always is isn't it? Nevermind, down the hatch, by gum that's a rum yarn. You know every daisy rise n fall, man, Rome's burning and everybody's fiddling about and screwing each others brains out, whether you're into sports results or evolving consciousness (science of the con)there's always a show on the road or down the alley to take "your" mind off matters.

Speaking as an ex navy-seal and as a man of the mountains I know a lot about camouflage and I've id'ed the nme to being well behind the lines in my face. I'm reading up on non-invasive brain surgery techniques. The web is certainly a usefool tool in this regard.

Perhaps Matryoshka is merely adjusting her petticoats and scarves... or is that a burqa you're wearing today, my darling?
...sugar? sweetheart? is that you honey?

Anonymous said...

Jesus said to we who are weary and heavily burdened to could cast our cares upon him..that we would find rest for our souls and that he his approachable, non condemning, meek and lowly of heart.

Visible said...

There is a new Reflections in a Petri Dish up.

The Coming State of Chaos and Disorder.

Anonymous said...

Krsna in BG 3.33 explains,

sadrsam cestate svasyah prakrter jnanavan api
prakrtim yanti bhutani nigrahah kim karisyati

"Even a man of knowledge acts according to his own nature, for everyone follows his nature. What can repression accomplish?"

jody said...

great words!

Still alive said...

Well written, Les.

Unfortunately it takes a lifetime to discover the revealing and experience the divine.

Should one ever reach that point at all.

Visible said...

There's a new Smoking Mirrors up-



The Government may be Big but it is not Your Brother.

Global Domination Project said...

All I can see is that psychos enjoy success and happiness in their lives whereas I, a non-psycho who has been intimately involved with 4 psychos, have been psychologically, emotionally, physically and financially abused, my life has been totally destroyed and I am living from day to day wondering what on earth is the point of it all.

I must be playing for the wrong team, I wish I could be a psycho.

Visible said...

au contraire;

It is the testing ground of the moment which we endure that is in operation to give proof positive to the fact that we are not psychos that will determine both position and fate in the coming judgment.

Everyone suffers. We just suffer at different ends of the equation. We also suffer for different terms given our present situation is temporary whereas certain conditions can seem near eternal once one has made certain committments. This is both very good news and very bad news depending on who you are.

Given who you presently are not, you're all about good news.