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According to Buddhist teachings, the world is an aggregate of particles (Greeks: atoms – Leibnitz: monads)

The particles are in perpetual motion - they manifest instantaneous and contact the senses as flashes of energy - mind interprets the reactions of the senses. (Some Buddhists schools treat mind as 6th sense.)

“It has been stated that during these contacts, both the sense-organ and the object with which it is in contact undergo changes because both are aggregates of particles in movement.
The intensity of the different contacts varies. Only some among them awake an echo in the mind.”
(Secret oral teachings in Tibetan Buddhist Sects” by Alexandra David-Neel)

“If we knew our mind perfectly and realized what our Self-nature truly is, all of us would be enlightened.” (Hui Neng)

In Hindu & Buddhist traditions “Know Thy Self” concerns Prajna, the active principle of the mind, manifesting as integration & differentiation, as creative & unifying urge – in Liber Al vel Legis represented by Hadit & Nuit.
Hui Neng calls Prajna “the Wisdom of Enlightenment inherent in our mind`s essence”.

"Know thy Self" is the first maxim inscribed (ca.450 BC) on the temple wall of Apollo at Delphi and made famous by Socrates who said “Knowledge is inherent in man, not outside. Wisdom is to recollect.”
That it made it barely beyond philosophical exercises, is probably because in the Occident developed around the same time the ratio of Dualism which confines Knowledge to operations of the intellect and Self to the Ego-complex, eventually burying the mind in the brain.

Liber Al vel Legis proposes that all activities of the mind are to realize itself.

from https://waechter418.wordpress.com/

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>Liber Al vel Legis proposes that all activities of the mind are to realize itself.

What if there were more beyond the mind? Would the mind be allowed, for example, to connect to the heart?

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Heart is synonymos for mind

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Rumpelstilzchen wrote: Sat Jul 09, 2022 4:20 pm Heart is synonymos for mind
Most women have other experience

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Mental, Emotion, Physical, Shadow. Heaven, Earth, Underworld.....etc.

You can divide reality in many different ways (etheric, astral). Mind based traditions make an intense study of that dimension, which is quite cool. You can see the Essence of things in all these layers.......but its still important to recognize differences in existential density (differing layers).

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