On 11/30/2014 12:19 PM, salyavin808 wrote:




---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <noozguru@...> wrote :


    Everyone is "merged" with the absolute, the process of
    enlightenment is realizing it.  The absolute is all that is and
    everything else is just an illusion.


    This is where I go wrong. I'm utterly convinced it's the other way
    round!


Yup, "everything else" is the relative. It's the basic teaching of SCI, Indian philosophy and even Zoroaster. I've told the story many times here of the emcee at the Katakali Dance Theater in Cochin explaining this and saying that it was so incomprehensible to simple people that the ancients made up the "gods" as metaphors to explain it.







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