Explanation of Samapatti, Cosmic Hyperdimension & Christmas Consciousness

Explanation of Samapatti, Cosmic Hyperdimension & Christmas Consciousness

Explaining Samapatti & Knowing without Mind by Vedanta by Syamala D. Hari, Alan J. Oliver

Sampatti is a state of consciousness without or beyond the mind. In earlier articles, Sampatti experience was explained based on the philosophy of Patanjali written in Yoga Sutras dealing with Consciousness and mind. By getting into the Sampatti state one of the authors of this article (Oliver) could heal physical and psychological afflictions of some people and animals. The experiences of the healer and the healed subjects in such Sampatti sessions are ‘anomalies’ and make one wonder whether consciousness is what we usually think it is. In this article, we analyze some of the questions about consciousness, which arise because of the anomalous nature of Sampatti experiences of both the healer/seer and the subjects. In the analysis, we use an analogy between a living being (with a body and mind) and a computer (with hardware and stored software) to describe some fundamental concepts common to different branches of Vedanta. We find that the Sampatti experiences are consistent with and can be explained by Vedanta in general, as well as by the Yoga philosophy of Patanjali. See http://jcer.com/index.php/jcj/article/view/511

Nonlocal Processes & Entanglement as a Signature of a Cosmic Hyperdimension of Consciousness by Chris H. Hardy

Five groups of anomalies regarding spacetime laws reveal ‘beyond spacetime’ processes and point to a meta region of the universe that would accommodate them. They are (1) the nonlocality in entanglement; (2) nonlocality in psi processes; (3) a sub-Planckian (subquantum) region at the origin of the universe (preceding the emergence of matter, space, and time), as well as at the sub-Planckian scale in general; (4) a non-material ‘dark energy’ filling the cosmos; and (5) speeds breaking the speed of light C during the inflation phase. Moreover, the connective and/or semantic properties of these anomalies rule out a quantum vacuum or quantum mechanics (QM) explanation as well. Such a ‘beyond spacetime’ region, in cosmology, has to be modeled as a hyperdimension (HD). The Infinite Spiral Staircase Theory (ISST, Hardy 2015) posits a triune hyperdimension—of hyperspace, hypertime and consciousness—, that allows all five anomalies while laying a cogent grounding for meaningful (semantic) interconnectedness and mind-over-matter influences as exhibited both by psi and by the connective dynamics of mind and consciousness in Semantic Fields Theory. See http://jcer.com/index.php/jcj/article/view/517

That Which Becomes by Steven E. Kaufman

That which becomes is the Formless, whereas that which the Formless causes to exist and knows as experience is form. When That which becomes knows Itself as the Formless there is then no delusion. But when That which becomes knows itself as form there is then only delusion.
See http://jcer.com/index.php/jcj/article/view/522

There Is No Material World by Steven E. Kaufman

The Formless is just a word, just a form, just a post-it note, used to point toward That which is beyond form and so beyond naming. Call what is actually there where form appears to be whatever you want. It is not that. That is why there is no material world, other than as an idea, an experience, a form, that arises within the Formlessness by which all form is known and by which all form is created. The material world is just a story, a certain arrangement of forms, that people tell each other to try and explain the world of form. See http://jcer.com/index.php/jcj/article/view/523

Awareness, Illusion & Form by Steven E. Kaufman

Forms that arise within Awareness do not hide Awareness from Itself, unless Awareness mistakes those forms for what is actually there where they only appear to be, and in so doing also mistakes those forms for itself. This is how Awareness becomes hidden from Itself. Not because Awareness isn't there, but only because Awareness mistakes what only seems to be there for what is actually there. See http://jcer.com/index.php/jcj/article/view/524

The Perfection of Suffering by Steven E. Kaufman

What we experience as reality is a perfect expression of the relation of Beingness to Itself that creates what we experience as reality. And suffering is the perfect expression of Beingness that is in a relation of conflict with Itself. To change the expression one must change the relation, and to change the relation one need only cease to react with attachment and aversion to whatever expressions of wantedness and unwantedness happen to be arising Now, in this moment, which is the only moment there ever is. See http://jcer.com/index.php/jcj/article/view/525

Stories by Steven E. Kaufman

Religion tells a story about What Is Actually There. Science tells a different story about What Is Actually There. Lao Tzu also told a story about What Is Actually There. Lao Tzu knew that he was only telling a story about What Is Actually There. Religion and science, on the other hand, each believe they have captured, in their stories, What Is Actually There. See http://jcer.com/index.php/jcj/article/view/526

The Matrix of Form by Steven E. Kaufman

The Universe is just the Unchanging flowing through an opening that has arisen within Itself. The One appearing as the many. Lost in the appearance, identified with the appearance, the underlying Actuality vanishes while always still there as That which is aware of all appearances. In this way the Changeless, while flowing through the opening that is the human Form, becomes lost in a matrix of form. And so humanity seems trapped within that matrix, within the matrix of form. But beyond that matrix is not some hidden hellscape, but is the paradise lost of our own formless Being. It is the matrix of form in which we are lost, in which we have trapped ourselves, that is the hellscape, the arena of suffering, we wish to escape. See http://jcer.com/index.php/jcj/article/view/527

Omnipresence by Steven E. Kaufman

The omnipresence and omniscience of what we call God, of what we call Consciousness, is nothing special, for it is simply a function of the nature of the Universe, which includes the nature of That of which the universe is composed. God pervades what seems to be there, what appears to be there, because God is What Is Actually There. Consciousness pervades what seems to be there, what appears to be there, because Consciousness is What Is Actually There. See http://jcer.com/index.php/jcj/article/view/528

Something from Nothing Steven E. Kaufman

Because the absence of nothing cannot be, nothing is not absent, but is present. And this Presence, which is Nothing, is that which creates something. Nothing creates something by forming a relation with the only thing that actually is, which is Nothing. And the something which is created by Nothing is known by that Nothing as reality.
See http://jcer.com/index.php/jcj/article/view/529

Christmas Consciousness by Steven E. Kaufman

Christmas is not ultimately a celebration of the physical birth of a certain person. That is just the excuse that Consciousness uses to throw a party celebrating the Awakening of Itself to the Christ-Consciousness, to the unity and oneness of Itself that lies hidden and obscured behind all appearances. Peace on Earth, good will toward men. Not just an empty slogan, but what naturally arises within any Consciousness that sees past the appearance of "I am this" and "you are that," and into the underlying Isness, and so into the underlying Oneness, and so into the singular "I am" that lies beyond the appearance of two things where there is only ever actually one Nothing. See http://jcer.com/index.php/jcj/article/view/530