The Illusion of Matter: Our Physical Material World Isn’t Really Physical At All

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theoneNiels Bohr, a Danish Physicist who made significant contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum theory once said: “if quantum mechanics hasn’t profoundly shocked you, you haven’t understood it yet.” Quantum physics has left scientists all over the world baffled, especially with the discovery that our physical material reality, isn’t really physical at all. “Everything we call real is made of things that cannot be regarded as real.” It seems philosophers of our ancient past were right, our senses really do deceive us.

Again, our physical material reality really ISN’T physical at all. The meaning, significance and implications of these findings within our quantum world have led to a plethora of ideas and theories, some of which lay inside the label of “pseudo-science.”  This article will present scientific evidence that clearly show the connections between consciousness and what we call reality and how these can no longer be denied. It will also ponder the implications of this knowing, and how this realization plays an important role in the potential transformation of our planet, at a time when we need it the most.

Scientific understandings change continuously throughout human history.  Old “knowings” are constantly dismissed as we come across new ones. Even with our current understanding about the laws of physics, it could have some loopholes, especially with the recent disclosure of the black budget. We now know that trillions of dollars are going towards projects that the human race knows nothing about. Other phenomenon, like zero-point energy, extracting energy and heat from electromagnetic zero-point radiation via the Casimir force have shown to be correct and conclusive -for more information on these sources, please click here. (1)(9)(10)(11)(12)(13) Some of these ideas threaten our current understanding of physics, but how can we even have an understanding of physics when what we call ‘matter’ isn’t even real? How can we understand it if when we observe an atom at its tiniest level the behavior of that atom changes? The quantum world is definitely a weird one, and it’s safe to say that we don’t understand it, but we do recognize the significance and potential it has to help transform our world. We are starting to recognize that non-physical properties govern the universe, and we are turning our attention towards consciousness and the role it plays with regards to the physical make up of our reality.

The notion that the atom was the smallest particle in the universe fell with the discovery that the atom itself is made up of even smaller, subatomic elements. What was even more shocking was the revelation that these subatomic particles emit various “strange energies.”(0) Proponents would argue that the findings within quantum physics only apply and are significant at the subatomic level, but to those I say, are we not all existing at the subatomic level? When we observe ourselves and our physical environment at the smallest level, are we not made up of atoms? Are we not made up of subatomic particles? Are we not what we observe?

At the turn of the ninetieth century, physicists started to explore the relationship between energy and the structure of matter. In doing so, the belief that a physical, Newtonian material universe that was at the very heart of scientific knowing was dropped, and the realization that matter is nothing but an illusion replaced it. Scientists began to recognize that everything in the Universe is made out of energy.

Quantum physicists discovered that physical atoms are made up of vortices of energy that are constantly spinning and vibrating, each one radiating its own unique energy signature. Therefore, if we really want to observe ourselves and find out what we are, we are really beings of energy and vibration, radiating our own unique energy signature -this is fact and is what quantum physics has shown us time and time again. We are much more than what we perceive ourselves to be, and it’s time we begin to see ourselves in that light. If you observed the composition of an atom with a microscope, you would see a small, invisible tornado like vortex, with a number of infinitely small energy vortices called quarks and photons. These are what make up the structure of the atom. As you focused in closer and closer on the structure of the atom, you would see nothing, you would observe a physical void.(0) The atom has no physical structure, we have no physical structure, physical things really don’t have any physical structure! Atoms are made out of invisible energy, not tangible matter.

It’s quite the conundrum, isn’t it? Our experience tells us that our reality is made up of physical material things, and that our world is an independently existing objective one. Again, what quantum mechanics reveals is that there is no true “physicality” in the universe, that atoms are made of focused vorticies of energy-miniature tornadoes that are constantly popping into and out of existence.  The revelation that the universe is not an assembly of physical parts, suggested by Newtonian physics, and instead comes from a holistic entanglement of immaterial energy waves stems from the work of Albert Einstein, Max Planck, and Werner Heisenberg, among others. (0)

Despite the findings of quantum physics many scientists today still cling onto the prevailing matter-oriented worldview, for no good reason at all. As mentioned earlier, these scientists restrict quantum theory’s validity to the subatomic world. If we know that matter isn’t physical, how can we further our scientific discovery by treating it as physical?

Despite the unrivaled empirical success of quantum theory, the very suggestion that it may be literally true as a description of nature is still greeted with cynicism, incomprehension and even anger. (T. Folger, “Quantum Shmantum”; Discover 22:37-43, 2001)

What Does This Mean?

What does it mean that our physical material reality isn’t really physical at all? It could mean a number of things, and concepts such as this cannot be explored if scientists remain within the boundaries of the only perceived world existing, the world we see. Fortunately, many scientists have already taken the leap, and have already questioned the meaning and implications of what we’ve discovered with quantum physics. One of these potential revelations is that “the observer creates the reality.”

A fundamental conclusion of the new physics also acknowledges that the observer creates the reality. As observers, we are personally involved with the creation of our own reality. Physicists are being forced to admit that the universe is a “mental” construction. Pioneering physicist Sir James Jeans wrote: “The stream of knowledge is heading toward a non-mechanical reality; the universe begins to look more like a great thought than like a great machine. Mind no longer appears to be an accidental intruder into the realm of matter, we ought rather hail it as the creator and governor of the realm of matter. (R. C. Henry, “The Mental Universe”; Nature 436:29, 2005) (14)

 We can no longer ignore the fact that our beliefs, perceptions and attitudes (consciousness) create the world.

Get over it, and accept the inarguable conclusion. The universe is immaterial-mental and spiritual (14)

One great example that illustrates the role of consciousness within the physical material world (which we know not to be so physical) is the double slit experiment. This experiment has been used multiple times to explore the role of consciousness in shaping the nature of physical reality. (2)

A double-slit optical system was used to test the possible role of consciousness in the collapse of the quantum wave-function.(2) The ratio of the interference pattern’s double-slit spectral power to its single-slit spectral power was predicted to decrease when attention was focused toward the double-slit as compared to away from it.(2) The study found that factors associated with consciousness, such as meditation, experience, electrocortical markers of focused attention and psychological factors such as openness and absorption, significantly correlated in predicted ways with perturbations in the double-slit interference pattern.(2)

Below is a video that demonstrates the double slit experiment from the film “What the bleep do we know.”

The problem presented in this experiment is called the quantum measurement problem (QMP). It refers to (as seen in the video) the intriguing effect whereby quantum objects appear to behave differently when observed than when unobserved.(2) Scientists only view it as a problem because it disregards what our senses tell us, that the world is completely independent of observation. This problem has led to the study of the role of observation and measurement -which many believe to be one aspect of consciousness due to our mind-like capacity of awareness, attention and intention.

Observation not only disturb what has to be measured, they produce it. We compel the electron to assume a definite position. We ourselves produce the results of the measurement. (2)

These types of experiments are not the only ones available that show consciousness does play a role, and is interconnected with our physical material reality in some way. The possible influence of human consciousness on the behavior of physical or biological systems has been subject to rigorous research and documentation for a number of years by several researches. Many of the experiments that use the role of human consciousness and how it affects our physical material world have been done so under the Department of Defense and military agencies, thus remaining classified -hidden science kept from the eyes of the mainstream public world. (3)

One example of this is the 24-year government-sponsored program to investigate ESP and its potential use within the Intelligence Community. This operation was called STAR GATE , and most of its research and findings remain classified to this day. (4) Another example is the research conducted by the CIA and NSA in conjunction with Stanford University. (5)(6)(7).

Personally, I am compelled to believe that much of the science that deals with the “weirdness” of the quantum world, and many of its technological applications remains within the realm of the classified world. A world so secretive that it could be thousands, if not millions of years ahead of the mainstream world.

What Level Of Consciousness Do You Operate From?

Now that we’ve established that our physical makeup is one that is not physical at all, where do we go from here? We are atoms, made up of subatomic particles, that are actually a bunch of energy vibrating at a certain frequency. Us, these vibrational beings of energy exhibit consciousness, which has been shown to manifest, create and correlate to our physical material world. The next question to ask ourselves is: what level of consciousness/ state of being do we individually, and more importantly, collectively operate from?

Studies have shown that positive emotions and operating from a place of peace within oneself can lead to a very different experience for the person emitting those emotions and for those around them. At our subatomic level, does the vibrational frequency change the manifestation of physical reality? If so, in what way? We know that when an atom changes it’s state, it absorbs or emits electromagnetic frequencies, which are responsible for changing it’s state. (15) Do different states of emotion, perception and feelings result in different electromagnetic frequencies? Yes! This has been proven. (8)

Below is a video that uses the example of the heart, and sheds some light on some facts you may not have known.

The non-physical world is weird, isn’t it? The fact that material substances (matter) appear out of thin air, with lots of evidence to point to consciousness as that which is creating it, is pretty intriguing. One minute we are holding a physical object in our hand, like a coin, and then the next minute we realize that if we were to focus in on the coins material substance with an atomic microscope, we would see that we are actually holding nothing.

The best we can do for now is understand that the human race must operate from a place of peace, a place of co-operation and understanding. We must realize that we are all interconnected, that we can solve our problems here easily, given the fact that we have a number of solutions. The only way we will be able to implement and utilize these solutions is through a shift in consciousness. The world is indeed waking up. My soul knows the significance of these findings, it is difficult for the mind to explain. Hopefully I did a decent job.

Related CE Article: 10 Scientific Studies That Prove Consciousness Can Alter Our Physical Material World


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One example of this is the 24-year government-sponsored program to investigate ESP and its potential use within the Intelligence Community.  The final report was released in 1995, and the CIA concluded that a statistically significant effect had been demonstrated in the laboratory. This operation was called STAR GATE, and most of its research and findings remain classified.(3) The Department of Defence suppressed a large amount of data from this 24 year study. – See more at:

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  1. This is an ‘unscientific thought’ about the ultimate reality, borrowed from Indian philosophy.

    It is not ‘existence’. It is not ‘non-existence’. It is neither ‘at once existence and non-existence’. Nor is it at once ‘not existence and not non-existence’. Confusing? The universe is bound to be always a mystery with our limited sensory perceptions, mind and intellect.

    The only solution is to inquire inwardly- self inquiry. Outward inquiry is futile, since everything we perceive as outside is situated inside our mind only, including time and space. So turn the telescope inwardly and find out what illumines our mind. Knowing it nothing will remain to be known.

    Here is a quote from ‘The Universe and Man’, by Swami Ramakrishnananda:-

    Let us see whether science at any time will be able to know all about the universe. All scientific researches are based upon ordinary sense perceptions, which hold the outer universe to be an independent existence quite independent of mind. Whether we are conscious of it or not, it exists. It also holds that we derive all our knowledge about it through our sense organs and garner it in our minds. Now, it is also a fact that the universe is infinite in every way, for we can never imagine the limit of space in which it is located. If we start in a rocket with incredible velocity to find out the end of space in any direction whatever, it will not be possible for us to come to the limit even at the end of several years, for there will remain space enough to travel still further. Material particles being both infinitely scattered and indestructible, the universe which is made out of them must also be infinite and indestructible as well, although some time it may remain in an unmanifested condition. But it is always eternal and infinite in its nature.

    Now as regards to our physical self, we are only three and half cubits in length. In regard to our mental self also, we are limited. We know many things, indeed, but there are many more things we do not know. Hence our minds are circumscribed on all sides by impassable wall of ignorance. But it may be argued that the mind has an infinite potentiality for knowledge; its power for expansion is infinite. That may be, but we must hold that as it stands at present, it is finite. Suppose it knows all about this world of ours in one day, about our moon on the second day, about some one heavenly body on every succeeding day. Still even after the lapse of a million years, its knowledge about the universe must remain limited, since there will remain innumerable worlds still unknown, peopling the infinite bosom of space.

    Now a finite quantity, however big it may be, must be infinitesimally small when compared to infinity, as infinity must be infinite times bigger than that; and in higher mathematics what is infinitesimally small is regarded as zero. So even with so much facility for knowledge, our information about the universe will always remain insignificant, not worth mentioning. It is also a fact that partial knowledge of a thing is worse than no knowledge of it, since we are apt to mistake the part for the whole. Finite mind, in spite of its potentiality, is quite inadequate to grapple with infinity; hence his idea about the cosmos will always be insufficient and vague, and his incessant struggles to know it will always be fruitless. Such a thing is never desirable, and this is certainly not the method to acquire the perfect knowledge of the universe. So we must give up this scientific or objective method based up on sense perceptions, if we want to have a true and perfect knowledge of it.

  2. Since we are really in the process of discovering an ‘absolute’ lets define what qualifies as an absolute: A simple definition might be “An absolute must never change either in space or duration”. If this is true and if there is no such thing as a material thing then by extension, nothing (no thing) moves either in space or duration. This hints at everything (every thing) we think about as actually being absolute. Is there a singular absolute? I think there may be but that singular absolute can only be THOUGHT itself. If this is true then whatever springs from THOUGHT becomes part of reality as long as it remains the ‘stuff’ of non-space and non-duration. Therefore, THOUGHT is the initiator of THINKING. Perhaps we live in two different worlds: an atomic world and a dynamic world. A dynamic world is a singularity which ‘creates’ an atomic world. Our task then is to find a way to communicate with our dynamic world using THOUGHT as a vehicle… Hey, if this sounds weird then it may be true. ;-)

    • I would prefer the word CONSCIOUSNESS or AWARENESS in the place of THOUGHT. Consciousness is not the individual ego. Then everything falls in place. Thought is bound by time, space and causation. It cannot be ABSOLUTE. Consciousness could be beyond time and space. Again we face problem if we think about individual consciousness. Only a Single universal consciousness in which the ego of all and everything are superimposed can solve the problem.

      • When I use the word “thought” I do not mean “thinking”. Thought is a noun whereas thinking is a verb generated by thought. On my blog I define what I mean by consciousness. Here is the article I wrote on the topic:

        What is Consciousness?
        by Kato

        This exercise will use Dynamic Information Theory to derive a simple definition of consciousness.

        Philosophically, consciousness is the state of being awake, aware, self aware and cognizant of one’s immediate, temporal surroundings.

        Since we can agree that consciousness is a state of being; or one of a variety of states of being, we shall have to determine what it means “to be” before we can discover a state of being conscious.

        To be, according to DIT (Dynamic Information Theory) is to be a process and/or event. In other words, I am made up of processes (not things) and those processes make up an event which can be a dynamic piece of information or an ordinary piece of information, depending on my ability to determine the moment of that event; all events being potentially dynamic or ordinary in nature.

        To put it simply, consciousness is the state of being aware of a processed event or moment of that event. Therefore, to be is to be an event interacting with another event on some level, with atomic time and dynamic time being present for it all to happen at that moment.

        Now we can understand what it actually means; to be in a state of consciousness. To be conscious is to be aware of something even if that something is merely our self. I always use the word “something” not as an object but as a process, event or moment.

        So, to be conscious is to be conscious of something.

        Do not confuse consciousness with memory; memory is a redundancy of past conscious events or a projection of possible or probable future events that are stored in our brains and other atomic organs in our bodies.

        In terms of Dynamic Information Theory, there are two types of consciousness; 1) that which permeates our universe in the form of an unseen, super light-speed medium I call dynamic information and 2) individual consciousness that inhabits all biological creatures as well as all other events and processes in our universe.

        Do not confuse consciousness with intelligence; intelligence is merely the capacity to understand complex issues; some creatures have more or less capacity depending upon many and different circumstances.

        The medium through which individual consciousness communicates with universal consciousness is thought. Thought is what is generated by consciousness and is a timeless, instant communication device in a dynamic sense. Thought can be transmitted in two distinct ways; 1) ordinary and 2) dynamic.

        Ordinary thought is that type which gives and takes orders from both internal and external sources at just below sub-light speed. Ordinary thought is carried on between biological creatures. Dynamic thought is carried on between individuals and super light-speed reality; the unseen portion of our atomic universe. All creative thought is transmitted from dynamic to ordinary consciousness, instantaneously. It may seem that dynamic thought is linear and therefore time consuming but that is because of the biological processing that must be done in order to organize dynamic thoughts. If humans, for example, had no biological processes, everything would seem to take place in a timeless medium, all at once.

        An easy way to remember all of the above is this; the totality of our universe is both atomic and dynamic. Therefore all processes of/and events are both atomic and dynamic.

        We have atomic minds; that which operate solely on biological brain-power and dynamic minds that operate independently of any biological medium whatsoever.

        Consciousness, then, is both atomic and dynamic. Atomic consciousness is aware of atomic processes and dynamic consciousness is aware of dynamic realities (creative by nature). The whole spectrum of extra-sensory perception is thereby explained without elaborate and mythical and religious tools to explain it in all of its modalities and disguises. Ghosts, goblins, OBEs, NDEs and ESPs are all dynamic in origin and manifest in the atomic universe as electrical phenomena, when they occur at all.

        Since this is an electric universe, contrary to popular belief, all atomic creatures are electric by design. Since an atomic or electric universe is generated by a dynamic process, it should not be surprising that we can only visualize half of our universe; that which motivates and moves us shall always remain invisible to our eyes and any device we may create, to physically “see” it. Our total universe is an uncreated universe since there are no moving parts to it, motion being the prime illusion. (Processes appear to move only to the degree that processes are forever changing relationships to all other processes. If there was only one “solid and singular” particle in all universes, seen and unseen, it would never know if it was moving.)

        Consciousness is what our universe is made of; human beings are only half awake at best because we are almost completely unaware of the real or dynamic side of it and deal with the illusion, or atomic side of it on a day to day basis.

  3. Steve

    The More I Learn—the Less I Know!

    This topic is intriguing, and I appreciate and learn from the thought-provoking article and subsequent ideas. Thanks for sharing.

    Whether matter or not, the very stuff—or non-stuff—we are made of, is mostly “vacant space.” From the great heavens to the atomic particles we are aware of—and things we think of as immense and/or dense—there is mostly “nothing” between the “something” we consider. We are mostly empty-headed, no “matter” how much brain mass and knowledge is in there. :-)

    Then on the other hand, there is really no such thing as “empty” space at all. Seemingly void space is full of things we attempt to understand—like gravity and stuff we know is there keeping the obvious organized—from the known universe to the tiniest observable particles.

    Consider that over 100 billion galaxies exist in the observable universe, and there are 100-400 billion stars in our galaxy alone. Math estimates there are more stars in the known universe than there are particles of sand on earth’s beaches. And science shows each particle of sand contains more atoms than the known stars. Whether looking inward or outward, it is vast and amazing!

    Our potential for understanding and learning is unlimited, and humankind is just beginning to “scratch this surface.” We are able to communicate in ways unthinkable a short time ago. In a relative short time, we have evolved from boats fearing to sail off a flat earth into a black void (and sending notes via floating bottles)—to interstellar space ships traveling among billions of stars (and messaging thousands of miles). As humanity, I think we live far beneath out potential and experience very little. We are surely allowing influences in our existence—whether conscious/subconscious and internal/external—to affect our existential experience.

    As we continue to better understand what, who, where and how we are, we can cling to more of the truths in each one of us. Philosophical, psychological scientific and spiritual truths are altogether necessary and intertwine to achieve understanding of the whole. We are all in this together and can benefit from all of our innermost thoughts and ideas . . . and maybe that’s what it’s all about . . . ?

  4. If you follow two logical train of thoughts, doubt is bound to start in you regarding the reality of the physical world.

    1. What ever we experience in this physical world are through five senses, mind and intellect. You can add life force if you wish. What ever we experience, whether form, color, taste, smell, sound, tactile perception, thoughts and emotions are not even the reality outside. They are the reactions in our brain created by stimuli. There is no guarantee that out side material are what the reaction in our brain brings about. Unless of course your brain itself is the outside material or alternately it is situated inside the physical material itself. Color is the reaction of your brain created by the cones in your retina and carried forward by numerous neurons. How we can say with authority that the reaction of our brain is the physical material itself. Human beings and different animals may be perceiving the same thing in a thousand ways. The sight perception of human beings may be colored by the spectrum shades in sunlight, one animal may perceive the same thing as black and white, yet another may be seeing thousand colors in the very same thing. Which perception will you take as reality?

    2. Human beings and most of the animals have five senses. But there are creatures with four sensory organs or even three, two or one. The reality of all these organisms are not uniform even if the perceived material is the same. Science say, in the beginning there was no life. And life started with single cell organisms with no perceiving equipment as we know now. If one, then two, three. four and five senses can be evolved, there is no reason why a sixth sense of perception will not arise at least in human beings in the course of future evolution. Otherwise we have to come to the conclusion that evolution stopped with human beings. In that scenario every thing will change. We do not know what it is yet. Before the perception of sight or sound evolved no one knew what they were. There was absolutely no idea. When the sixth sense or seventh sense arise in this universe the entire science will have to be re-written. The present day science will have no relevance then.

    This of course is the thought of a lay man. But these thoughts themselves are sufficient to create doubt about the reality of physical world. Why should we not inquire beyond what we perceive as physical.

  5. Yes life is an illusion, what if everything is no more than a dream, for some of us a nightmare.
    There is a sense of reality in this dimension, but it is not the real reality, since we only have five senses to try and understand the world around us.
    Here we are caught up in the illusion of life, nothing is really real.

    • frank baba

      the only reality is the One Supreme Reality…….but in the midst of this illusion of life, we can try, by suitable means, to reach it

  6. In my opinion, and likely that of real scientists, the reasoning in the article is largely nonsense and makes inaccurate leaps of faith to arrive at zany conclusions.

  7. Veroni

    Heartmath website has been debunked. Their experiments were unscientific. Here is a good critique, outlining the problems with their studies:

  8. Chris

    My interpretation of the double slit experiment is slightly different in that I think it shows that the system will express all possible system states unless “forced” to express one system state. The system can be forced by way of the forces of nature – and I believe consciousness is likely a force of nature which should be added to the other 4 known forces.

    For example, unless observed, an electron in this experiment manifests all possible system states – none of the forces of nature dictate which slot it should go through, so it goes through both at the same time. Put simply, to me this experiment illustrates that we reside in a multiverse of varying system states, but we as observers only experience one of these system states unless for some reason a part of that system state is undefined then we see all of its expressions simultaneously – that is until we force a defined system state.

  9. mary

    There is no life, truth, intelligence, nor substance in matter. All is infinite Mind and its infinite manifestation, for God is All-in-all. Spirit is immortal Truth; matter is mortal error. Spirit is the real and eternal; matter is the unreal and temporal. Spirit is God, and man is His image and likeness. Therefore man is not material; he is spiritual.

    From Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures
    by Mary Baker Eddy, p. 468:9–15

  10. mother

    Thank you Arjun. Wonderful article I really enjoyed the read it shows a scientific perspective to what is already taught in vedic teachings. I will be sharing the article just dont stop making them ! hare krsna!

  11. surely what it says in the article

    “Personally, I am compelled to believe that much of the science that deals with the “weirdness” of the quantum world, and many of its technological applications remains within the realm of the classified world. A world so secretive that it could be thousands, if not millions of years ahead of the mainstream world.”

    Rather than just accept that a classified world needs to exist, stand up for what you believe in and challenge any notion that such classification is open to all of human life as it is so important now since we know we arent made of anything but energy.

    • Ian Ramsay

      People aren’t ready to know yet…

  12. The first embedded video matches the second.. Should feature the clip from “What the @#$! do we know”.

    • Weird.. after my reply was posted, and the page reloaded, the embedded video looks to be the right clip. Very strange, as this isn’t a “new” post.

      • ndyebo

        L.o.L thats funny man

  13. james

    link 15 is protected

    • Eugene Ryan

      Mork caling

      • What is “caling”? (Think all, ball, call, fall, gall, hall, mall, pall, stall, tall, wall)

  14. rhcbiz

    You might like where he presents an updated and very convincing formulation of the metaphyisical position known as Idealism. Reality is consciousness and this all a kind of dream in consciousness.

  15. Here is a note of caution. As long as you are in bondage of karma, and unless you have a single pointed desire to transcend the imperfection and impermanence of material world, you do not have any escape from the physical world. All theorizing and experimentation on physical level are not going to help you ‘know’ the non dual ultimate truth. In fact it cannot be known. You can only become it. Knowing involves body, senses, mind and intelligence. All these instruments, including logic, can function only in the realm of time, space and causation. The ultimate truth, Brahman, is beyond time, space and causation. Yet the only instrument at your disposal to reach the ultimate goal is your mind. The first pre-requisite for liberation is to possess a certain amount of ‘Vairagya’ to physical world. Vairagya denotes a lack of attachment or aversion to things physical, mental or intellectual. The next step is to silence and still the mind through meditation. Once all the impressions and tendencies in mind are transcended, the truth shines forth by itself and you become the truth. Then all the questions and answers are silenced. The knots of the heart are severed. All the doubts are cleared. The knower, known and knowledge merge together in to a single mass of consciousness and awareness. The three states of life- the waking state, dreaming state and deep sleep state, through which you gain the entire gamut of your experiences, disappear completely and you become the pure awareness. Our enlightened sages declare that it is an undifferentiated mass of bliss, which cannot be expressed in words. Then there is no return to the mirage of material world. Unless and until you reach this stage you are bound by happiness and sorrow, good and bad, cold and heat, love and hatred, light and shadow, virtue and sin. Physical world can exist only in duality and pairs of opposite. Light cannot exist independent of darkness.
    Hence whether you believe in Newtonian mechanical world view or in Einstein’s relativity world view or in quantum theory world view or string theory or creationist theory or any other theory, it does not make any difference to the physical material world. Nor does it matter to your mental or intellectual world. All theories and world views are bound down in time, space and causation. None of it can make you capable of knowing the ultimate truth behind the ever changing mirage of the material world. A dream is a dream. It does not matter whether it is a logical dream or an illogical dream, a true dream or a false dream, a relevant dream or an irrelevant dream. Once you wake up, the dream merges in to your waking state. Similarly when you wake up in to the supra conscious state all your experiences in waking state, dream state and deep sleep state merge in to it. For the deserving candidate, to attain the ultimate goal, even the prop of a creator God is not necessary.

    • i would very much like to know more about this perspective that you have excellently put together,, do contact me

      • Sorry I am not an enlightened master. I am only a seeker like you. They say if you surrendered before an enlightened soul, you could be guided properly.

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