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Zosimos wrote:
>
> Despite your claim of 'advanced' knowledge you seem to cling
> to some simplistic assumptions.
>
> The 'I' is not the 'soul' but merely the ego

I agree. So what pronoun do I use when speaking of my soul as opposed to say, yours? OK...I'll say it this way if you're going split hairs: the soul does not divide into 2 physical bodies anymore than the ego or higher mind divides itself.

The sensory consciousness is secondary, a
> product of the body, not the real being. Even 'scientific'
> psychology admits that the conscious self is just a stream of
> impressions and not a real entity. Yet it tries to behave as
> if it is, and thus all the 'psychological problems' that
> humans are prone to. So this much is recognize by both modern
> 'scientific' psychology and traditional religuous/esoteric
> psychology.

The senses are still part of us, and in fact they dominate the mind--pull it downward, preventing it from untangling the knot between itself and the soul, located at the eye-center. The right kind of meditation can reverse this pull with the help of a true teacher:

[www.ishkiia.net]

> According to Vedic/Buddhist tradition and the Chinese Taoist
> tradition, even the deeper 'self' ('soul' or whatever you
> call it) is only an illusion and must ultimately be
> dissolved. If this 'self' is not a definite thing but a
> 'phenomenon' like personality does it have to be contained in
> any one location? Who is to say what forms it may take or how
> it might relate to the physical world? (Or more
> appropriately, does it need to relate to the physical world
> at all? Why does it need to be in a 'location' in extended
> space-time?)

Separation itself is an illusion--BUT...it's not an illusion to the one trapped in it. Only to one who is liberated. Also...illusion is relative. I will tell you from experience that the ether is more real than the physical, and the astral is more real than the ether, and the mental plane--"nirvana"--is more real than the top of the astral--yet all are illusory.

> Think:
>
> If there is 'no such thing as time' then how can the same
> 'soul' have more than one incarnation at all? Aren't ALL
> incarnations 'simultaneous' in ultimate timeless reality? So
> the 'soul' already has many different 'streams of
> consciousness' feeding into it. From a timeless perspective,
> what difference does it make whether some of those 'streams
> of consciousness' are closely related in the physical world
> of space-time? The experience of events in 'time' is a
> feature of the 'I' not the soul, there is no danger of
> 'confusion' from too much happening at once. :)

Everything is simultaneous I'm taught, but I have yet to experience that. I have experienced a degree of timelessness. This kind of high teaching cannot be reduced to words. It is beyond the mind's capacity and can only be understood when we have left the mind behind at it's origin--the top of Universal Mind, or "nirvana", or "trikuti"--and gone beyond it.

> I haven't found anything about this in Buddhist philosophy
> yet, but both the Cayce material and the Seth material
> maintain that simultaneous incarnations do occur.

Buddhist philosophy was written by the kind of people who put the bible together--put this in, leave that out, maybe he meant this, maybe that...
the guy lived 2500 years ago and whatever his followers are practicing today has little to do with his teachings on the inner path of the initiate.

Cayce and Seth are both entities channeling from the astral. Don't bet the mortagage on everything they say, especially Seth. There's enough truth in their stuff to make people want to bite the whole banana.
David

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reincarnation 431 Melusine 19-Jan-04 20:55
Re: reincarnation 139 Zosimos 19-Jan-04 21:53
Re: reincarnation 117 Melusine 19-Jan-04 21:59
Re: reincarnation 114 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:09
Re: reincarnation 104 Melusine 20-Jan-04 03:59
Re: reincarnation 104 David L 19-Jan-04 23:24
Re: reincarnation 121 Milo 19-Jan-04 23:38
Re: reincarnation 125 David L 20-Jan-04 15:08
Re: reincarnation 101 Milo 21-Jan-04 00:19
Re: reincarnation 126 David L 21-Jan-04 15:10
Re: reincarnation 120 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:23
Re: reincarnation 116 David L 20-Jan-04 15:03
Re: reincarnation 131 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 21:38
Re: reincarnation 90 David L 20-Jan-04 23:22
Re: reincarnation 106 Melusine 20-Jan-04 18:57
Re: reincarnation 113 Melusine 20-Jan-04 04:12
Re: reincarnation 97 David L 20-Jan-04 15:21
Re: reincarnation 108 gene douglas 20-Jan-04 17:13
Re: reincarnation 106 David L 20-Jan-04 18:54
Re: reincarnation 108 gene douglas 20-Jan-04 19:27
Re: reincarnation 122 David L 20-Jan-04 23:35
Re: reincarnation 124 banah 25-Jan-04 20:54
Re: reincarnation 115 David L 26-Jan-04 04:23
Re: reincarnation 122 banah 30-Jan-04 19:54
Water Symbolism 110 Cleopatra 11-Feb-04 13:59
Re: Water Symbolism 115 David L 11-Feb-04 17:32
Re: reincarnation 153 HarryWJYoung 21-Jan-04 10:16
Re: reincarnation 117 gene douglas 21-Jan-04 13:26
Re: reincarnation 127 HarryWJYoung 22-Jan-04 00:21
Re: reincarnation 131 David L 21-Jan-04 15:26
Re: reincarnation 122 HarryWJYoung 21-Jan-04 16:02
Re: reincarnation 120 David L 21-Jan-04 22:13
Re: reincarnation 122 banah 25-Jan-04 19:41
Re: reincarnation 114 SunSword 14-Feb-04 18:29
Re: reincarnation 104 fiascohoho 20-Jan-04 19:22
Re: reincarnation 118 David L 20-Jan-04 23:41
Re: reincarnation 117 Milo 21-Jan-04 00:39
Re: reincarnation 112 David L 21-Jan-04 02:48
Re: reincarnation 118 Milo 21-Jan-04 03:03
Re: reincarnation 110 David L 21-Jan-04 15:41
Re: reincarnation 118 Milo 21-Jan-04 15:58
Re: reincarnation 113 David L 21-Jan-04 22:20
Re: reincarnation 122 Milo 21-Jan-04 22:52
Re: reincarnation 115 David L 22-Jan-04 01:55
Re: reincarnation 116 Milo 22-Jan-04 02:13
Re: reincarnation 84 Nebankh 22-Jan-04 12:44
Re: reincarnation 108 Milo 22-Jan-04 17:00
Re: reincarnation 104 Nebankh 22-Jan-04 17:34
Re: reincarnation 85 Milo 22-Jan-04 19:09
Re: reincarnation 157 David L 22-Jan-04 21:53
Re: reincarnation 245 Cesar 22-Jan-04 22:49
Re: reincarnation 174 David L 23-Jan-04 02:37
Re: reincarnation 108 Cesar 23-Jan-04 10:41
Re: reincarnation 183 David L 23-Jan-04 02:53
Re: reincarnation 132 HarryWJYoung 23-Jan-04 09:41
Re: reincarnation 112 David L 23-Jan-04 15:36
Re: reincarnation 142 HarryWJYoung 23-Jan-04 16:35
Re: reincarnation 104 HarryWJYoung 23-Jan-04 17:06
Re: reincarnation 120 David L 23-Jan-04 20:28
Re: reincarnation 356 David L 23-Jan-04 20:10
Re: reincarnation 98 Milo 23-Jan-04 20:50
Re: reincarnation 95 David L 23-Jan-04 23:06
Re: reincarnation 92 Milo 23-Jan-04 23:43
Re: reincarnation 107 David L 24-Jan-04 01:04
Re: reincarnation 113 ArmchairObserver 24-Jan-04 07:43
Re: reincarnation 128 Cesar 24-Jan-04 17:31
Re: reincarnation 119 Cesar 24-Jan-04 00:31
Re: reincarnation 103 Cesar 24-Jan-04 00:45
Re: reincarnation 102 Milo 22-Jan-04 23:17
Re: reincarnation 86 Zosimos 22-Jan-04 22:53
Re: reincarnation 127 lobo-hotei 19-Jan-04 23:26
Re: reincarnation 115 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:27
Re: reincarnation 91 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 09:08
Re: reincarnation 144 RichardC 20-Jan-04 13:06
Re: reincarnation 124 SunSword 14-Feb-04 18:13
Master of your own ship 216 Richard Fusniak 14-Feb-04 18:31
Re: reincarnation 113 David L 19-Jan-04 23:16
Re: reincarnation 113 newrisingsun 19-Jan-04 23:37
Re: reincarnation 103 David L 20-Jan-04 01:33
Re: reincarnation 113 newrisingsun 20-Jan-04 17:04
Re: reincarnation 100 Saorsa 20-Jan-04 08:46
Re: reincarnation 199 Aarooga 20-Jan-04 16:35
Re: reincarnation 86 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 08:20
Re: reincarnation 116 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 09:15
Re: reincarnation 97 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 11:58
Re: reincarnation 94 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 15:33
Re: reincarnation 106 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 16:19
Re: reincarnation 147 Aarooga 22-Jan-04 13:13
Re: reincarnation 98 Saorsa 22-Jan-04 14:48
Re: reincarnation 121 Dominick Ohrbeck 20-Jan-04 20:21
Fuzzy 106 Richard Fusniak 20-Jan-04 23:21
Re: Fuzzy 94 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 08:35
Re: Fuzzy 119 Mark Staab 22-Jan-04 21:53
Re: reincarnation 113 Segestan 21-Jan-04 16:33
Re: reincarnation 93 Earache 21-Jan-04 21:34
Re: reincarnation 114 Trygve Hogebol 22-Jan-04 07:17
Re: reincarnation 110 Earache 24-Jan-04 13:07
Re: reincarnation 97 Richard Fusniak 25-Jan-04 21:17
Re: reincarnation 95 Earache 31-Jan-04 15:42
Re: reincarnation 109 Alex S 26-Jan-04 01:56
Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 117 Richard Fusniak 27-Jan-04 01:26
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 100 Alex S 27-Jan-04 15:11
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 113 Richard Fusniak 29-Jan-04 02:04
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 118 Alex S 29-Jan-04 12:13
Planetary Consciousness 88 Trygve Hogebol 30-Jan-04 05:59
Re: Planetary Consciousness 107 Mark Staab 30-Jan-04 16:18
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 137 timewaster 29-Jan-04 16:25
The value of regression 124 Richard Fusniak 31-Jan-04 23:17
Re: The value of regression 107 timewaster 02-Feb-04 03:22
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 134 David L 01-Feb-04 01:28
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 101 Trygve Hogebol 02-Feb-04 03:48
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 118 Trygve Hogebol 29-Jan-04 02:58
King or pauper 103 Richard Fusniak 29-Jan-04 12:40
Re: King or pauper 111 Saorsa 29-Jan-04 12:51
Re: reincarnation 95 Lee McGiffen 27-Jan-04 10:38


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