There is no guarantee that anybody gains freedom, or enlightenment, from anything they do. However, a purification of consciousness needs to take place, to at least entertain the possibility. It is not a matter of enlightenment having been here all along. Rather, it is culturing the ability, within ourselves, to recognize it, and become it.
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "Xenophaneros Anartaxius" <anartaxius@...> wrote: > > I found this series of exchanges very informative. I wonder how many here > ever wonder whether moksha, satori, awakening, 'enlightenment', was ever > really necessary in the first place. All roads were always Rome from the > beginning. Why do we make such a big deal out of it? The payoff is > tautological. >