There Is A Way and Reality Itself Is It – Adi Da Samraj – Aletheon

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“Consider” the traditional mythology
of the Garden of Eden. The fundamental message of that story
is this: You awakened in a Paradise of the Divine, with the
“Tree of Life” nourishing you forever – but you were told
not to take the fruit of the “Tree of Knowledge”. In other
words, do not try to “get the secrets” of paradise and get
them under control and destroy them, by means of
“knowledge”. Thus, implicit in the Garden of Eden story is
the communication that the Divine Is Sufficient – but, if
you make a course of your own “knowledge”, in the attempt to
gain control over your situation (thereby effectively
replacing the Divine with the person of the human ego), then
you will be cursed.

Adam and Eve were thrown out of the
Garden because they sought the “knowledge” to control
paradise and replace the Divine with their own egoic means.
By “choosing” the “Tree of Knowledge” and (thereupon) being
thrown out of the Garden, they were separated from the “Tree
of Life”.

In the metaphor of the Garden of
Eden story, human beings are now banished from paradise
-therefore, human beings do not enjoy eternal life, but are
mortal (and rather animal) in their limitations.
Nevertheless, they are still struggling for

The current principal “method” of
seeking to gain “knowledge” is scientific materialism.
Ultimately, scientific materialism is about gaining control
over the “world” – including everyone and everything in it.
Thus, scientific materialism – like every other egoic human
enterprise – is, in its end-consequence, about casting out
the Divine and separating the human “self” from the Divine,
in every sense that the Divine may be understood. The effort
to gain control over human circumstance-through-scientific
materialism or whatever means – is undertaken with the
(largely uninspected) presumption that human beings are
(thus and thereby) going to “save themselves”. No there is
no possibility of any such result.

No such egoically engineered
“salvation” is possible. The ego will die. The ego cannot
“save itself” by any means whatsoever.

Ordinary human “knowing” seeks to
control (or enclose) its “object”, because the human ego is
fearful of being controlled by the “object” – no matter what
the “object” is. Ordinary human “knowing” tries to “get the
secrets” of the any “object”, so that the “object” can be
brought under control (and, at last, destroyed).

Thus, ordinary human “knowing” is
the “scapegoat-method” of enclosing, controlling, and (at
last) destroying the “other”. That universally evident
“method” pervades the entire human “world”. Indeed, the
“scapegoat-ritual” is the fundamental act of human beings –
unless it is transcended in and by means of the process of
Divine Self-Realization of Reality Itself.

Divine Self-Realization of Reality
Itself Is the Only Paradise There Is.

Divine Self-Realization of Reality
Itself Is the Divine Self Domain Itself, the Eternal (and
Intrinsically egoless) Sphere of Conscious Light.

Human beings have been persisting in
the “scapegoat-game” for so long that they now have
virtually everything in an enclosure, including even the
Earth itself. And they even entertain ambitions to go beyond
the Earth, out into space, in order to get control over
everything and everyone everywhere.

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