A person who wish to enter the kingdom of god as a King needs to undergo process of getting himself free from each and every conditioning done by the society, education, family etc etc.
Here is an example of conditioning and how it affects us. In Thailand and Bhutan people worship penis as god of fertility. They wear it as pendent or draw it’s beautiful paining on near front door on outside wall! Here is a screenshot of an advertisement to sell online such pendent wooden lingam by Etsy.
For the society the time and effort they put in to grow us was an investment. But they forget that the first person who has grown up from a kid on this planet was not raised with such intent in mind.
It is cunning to treat a person like an investment. It is personal responsibility of every adult to understand this cunning trick of the society and throw away that which is not comfortable to follow instead of feeling guilty of not performing at par with society’s standards.
Sorry what Osho or other mystics like him are saying to us to get rid of few things which are part of our life and good too, to live among those people around us, are those which are treated as absurd for person interested in travelling to the centre of being or willing to enter the kingdom of god or inner journey to discover reality of self.
What I am writing is based upon my own experiences.
I did lots of mistakes/sin, like everyone else, but learned from them and never repeated after learning from them. Once i go deeper and try to understand the real cause behind it, then just the understanding causes it to evaporate immediately.
Jesus brought back the sheep, rare sheep it was, that has left the herd in his shoulders! He rewarded going astray in search of a master, (spiritual path), it needs courage.
It is a great message that being a human we can learn and realising our own self, soul or Krishna consciousness is the greatest learning in itself. How a person could attain to that peak without learning?
So committing sin/mistake is part and parcel of human life and there is no need to feel guilty of it, once we understood the real reason and learned from it.
This life lived well in search of self or soul or Krishna consciousness is a haven and wasted in fear, guilt etc by being dependent on bookish knowledge of others and not taking responsibility to search, mistake, learn again and again yourself is a hell.
There is no other place than this, for us at least, and there is no better opportunity to be given birth as human being on it. We are already living in the best time in the history of humanity. अब नहीं तो कब?
I also used to regurgitate what is taught from birth treating as my own knowledge. It is conditioning only. Unless and until I came to know the answer of most prominent question ‘Who am I?’, said Ramana Maharshi, all I know was not my own but borrowed. Buddha said his last word ‘Sammasati’ ie You all are by default Buddha, before you come to know about it they were changed by society you live in. It was necessary to take care of you during those years. It is also necessary that as a grown up person you know your defaults too.
A person’s effort to search your original face or ‘Aadhaar Manush’(as Baul fakhir’s of Bengal call it) that you have at the time of or prior to birth- simply evaporates all these forced effort or conditioning done to cover it up. It is quite natural that person will look for it at least once in life. Evaporation of conditioning depends upon sincerity of the effort. Otherwise it has to be deliberately understood using heart to get it evaporated.
Awareness meditation (Osho guiding about meditation on YouTube) is the way worked for me, may be you too find it suitable otherwise Dynamic meditation is for most of the people. You may wish to know that the state of meditation is our natural state and “How meditation affects us?”.
There are 110 other meditation techniques discovered by Indian Mystic Gorakhnath about 500years before and further modified by Osho that one can experiment and the suitable one could be practiced in routine life.
My experiences may be of your help in taking only one step in deciding to add value to life. Because everyone has to move forward alone, this is the nature of this journey.
In my life mindfulness or awareness meditation (My experiences shared through a post) helped miraculously. Along with meditation living a simple, authentic and totality in life is very helpful. It is helful even when we are serving people around us with great love and care without discrimination.
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