Silence is the Most Pleasant State of Existence !!!
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05/02/2015 at 5:44 am #2379gachchyParticipant
Silence is the Most Pleasant State of Existence !!! We spoil the same with our thoughts and words. Why is Silence so pleasant? Silence is the primordial state from which all other states arise. In fact, it is the Stateless State. If we carefully observe the truth behind silence we will find that it is the container in which all contents are put inside. Silence is the absence of all that manifests as Thoughts in us.
Many persons are literally afraid of the state of Silence. There are different kinds of silence. Silence due to fear, uncertainties, etc still contains those roots subliminally. So, they are not silence at all. To be silent means to be in peace with the Self, like, Meditating, Sleeping, like a Mighty Himalaya, A Lonely Mighty Tree etc. Silence is the state in which you are free of all conditioning, beliefs, fear, agitation, thoughts etc. You become one with the Self. Silence is the Void, the womb of all creations.
In Silence, you can enjoy your own absence, by becoming one with the void.05/03/2015 at 6:06 am #2411MeljModerator
Lovely, thanks gachchy.
It’s kind of funny that we crave the silence after a long day as so many of us look forward to a nice sleep in our bed. And yet we are afraid of silence during the hustle and bustle of an ordinary day. Well, I used to dread silence, I remember as a teenager I would periodically fear silence and would always look for ways to fill any void in my day.
Silence somehow felt lonely,or even scary, it was boring. Boredom was never an option for me, I found myself making busy all the time, I needed a sense of purpose, an identity. In silent non-eventful moments where nothing in particular happened, I would feel a sense of panic instantly searching some form of activity which would validate a sense of identity.
Silence made me feel like I didn’t exist. Not existing felt weird, it felt wrong. It was always about owning an identity because being a nobody felt uncomfortable.
It never occurred to me that the silence I feared was my natural state, that it was who I really am and that it was nothing to fear at all. It’s true that until you face your original face, you will be lost in the dream of separation which is uncomfortable.
It wasn’t until much much later on in my life that I realized I had been misidentifying myself as being a person who felt silence as non-existence – to actual EXISTENCE itself which felt more comforting, if not rather exhilarating.
This is all about awakening to the One Self that is always Here Now and Never Not Here Now – this NOW cannot disappear. The identification with Self is what creates the illusion of separation.
What we truly ARE is Non-Identified.
I arise to day
In the name of silence
Womb of the word,
In the name of Stillness
Home of belonging,
In the name of the solitude09/29/2015 at 11:40 pm #3407KimaParticipant
“It wasn’t until much much later on in my life that I realized I had been misidentifying myself as being a person who felt silence as non-existence”
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