EGO - ALERTNESS - CONSCIOUSNESS The Path to Your Spiritual Home In your present, individual state of consciousness we identify with the thoughts and emotions that appear in our mind, so we believe that we are a separate, illusionary person, an Ego. The truth is that we are the embodiment of Life, we are born into this world as a result of a miracle, and later we are lost amidst the multitude of teachings and dogmas.
After identifying with our beliefs and convinctions we forget who we really are, who the person born in us into the world in order to experience existence and get acquainted with all the teachings. A sign of awakening is when we realize that the state when we identify with our Ego is of very low order, very poor, and there are more significant mysteries behind our existence. Only the consciousness of the present moment is able to terminate the illusory self-interpretation and elevate the person’s consciousness to a higher, more spiritual level.EGO -The Unconscious Patterns of the Mind
The Ego is the central figure of our personal history, based upon the past and looking into the future. The components of the Ego are thoughts, emotions, memories (with which the person identifies as "my story”), fixed unconscious roles and collective identifications (nationality, religion, etc.). Most people completely identify with these components of the Ego, and for them no self "outside” of this exists.
Our identification with the Ego makes us therefore somebody, a personality. Since around us everybody considers the Ego as the most important centre of their life, we are also brought up by our parents to have a powerful Ego, a centrepoint in our life, by the time we reach adulthood. That is why we always watch the other people, we compare and measure ourselves to them. All that time, we also try to adjust our actions and deeds to the expectations and opinions of others. We keep dealing with the past and the future, and we never have sufficient time to stop and notice the immense illusion behind our life. On the other hand, our identification with the Ego will be the root of all our problems and misery. ALERTNESS - Gate to Infinity
The gateway leading us to the deeper dimensions of Life is Alertness, which appears as a result of the release of our attention from the hypnotic state of listening to our personal story. The new Alertness enables us to learn about ourselves without identifying with our thoughts and emotions.
What we first experience in this new, alert state beyond our thoughts and emotions is the completeness of existence. In that state all fragmentation disappears from our life, we recognize the inner spaciousness of our existence, our inner happiness and tranqulity. We feel at home in our own skin, and we realize that our alert consciousness is free from all kinds of thoughts and emotions. We then may decide whether we wish to continue to listen to our personal story, or we move further on, towards the quiet foundations of our existence.
CONSCIOUSNESS - Your Spiritual Home
The disappearance of thoughts leaves a gateway open for us towards experiencing real truth. Together with the thoughts, the Ego, the self also disappears, and the truth of I am shines out bright.
Everything will be quiet and peaceful in us. We are beyond all good and evil, we are a mere Consciousness that does not analyze or judge, only contemplates. We realize that the same contemplating soul lives in everybody, so the differences between human beings are only superficial, and deep inside we are all the same. Experiencing that unity will bring us the ecstasy of Life, the perfect joy of Existence.
Through the Gate of the Alertness
Leave Behind Yourself
The Unconscious Patterns of the Mind
And Return (Back) to Your Spiritual Home
From the book: Frank M Wanderer: EGO - ALERTNESS - CONSCIOUSNESS (COMING SOON)
PrefaceI. The EgoThe Individual is Becoming SomebodyThe Personal History What is an Ego?The Ego is a Small Part of the Personality The Birth of the EgoThe Rise of the EgoThe Identification The Mind The Conditioned Patterns of MindThe Power if the IintentionIn the Captivity of the MindThe Collection of our MasksThe Mask of Spiritual EgoThe Tricks of the Spiritual EgoThe Sea of ExpectationsThe Mirror of OpinionsThe Protective Shield of the IndifferentImmature vs Mature EgoThe Roots of the Ego Jump intro UnkownII. The AlertnessThe Turning InwardThe Downfall of the EgoBeyond the Ego Wake Up from the SomebodynessEscaping from the Captivity of the MindEliminating Mind GamesBeyond the Personal History Waking up from the Personal HistoryThe Magic of the NowExistence without ExpectationsThe AcceptanceThe Lover of the SilenceThe Spiritual BirthThe Gate The AlertnessAwakening from the Stupor of Identifications Self-Examination vs. Self-ResearchIII. The ConsciousnessThe Nature of ConsciousnessThe Evolution of ConsciousnessThe EnlightenmentSubmerged into the Quiet of ConsciousnessFrank is also the author of the following books:
The Revolution of Consciousness — Deconditioning the Programmed Mind
The Chant of the Heart: Enjoy the Nectar of Being
- The Flames of Alertness: Discover the Power of Consciousness!
The Biggest Obstacle to Enlightenment: How to Escape from the Prison of Mind Games?
and several other books on consciousness and enlightenment.
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