Are there enlightened people who don't believe in reincarnation?

A monk sits quietly in meditation.A man passes by and asks:"What does an orange taste like, what is the taste of a pineapple, what is the feeling of a banana, is a pear sweet?" and then continues:

Is everything made of nothing?

Thanls for A2A,Yes.  Everything is made of nothing. think I  am crazy? Let me explain, an atom have most of its volume consisting of nothingness. A hydrogen atom is 99.9999% empty. So when atom combine together to make something its mostly nothing. So everything is made of nothing.

What is the most important teaching in human life?

The Golden Rule - Do unto others as you would have them do unto youIt teaches you that others around you are like you, with thoughts, motivations, and interests of their own.It establishes the ground rules for interacting and a means of assessing fairness, which as social creatures we require.It's a

How did you manifest miracles into your life? What were they?

I chose to believe that Love is boundless. I believed there was something greater than this life as much as I enjoyed it. I took the risks that defied death, kind of doesn't matter how many times, but some of us are a little deep so it took several. The miracle I learned

What is enlightenment according to Hinduism?

Dear friend,To sum it up in few words, I would like to share a quotation of Acharya Prashant (आचार्य प्रशान्त) (आचार्य प्रशान्त) Ji. He says;Enlightenment is not one event, one thing, one experience. It is a series of Enlightenments that you are continuously

What is the best I can do right now in that direction of enlightenment?

Best directions to enlightenment for me was Chanting SWAMINARAYAN MANTRA everyday for continuous 3hrs using tape recorder. This was the first step I have taken in my life.( many years back tape was in use before the new technology has come and brought new options we can choose from).More I chanted this mantra more I started to

What is spiritual rebirth?

From where I am at, spiritual rebirth has been the slow and gradual death, or dissolution of me as identified with the ego: Louis.The spiritual rebirth was preluded by a spiritual awakening, which was the sudden realization of the true self through a powerful experience,

What was the awakening moment that happened in your life?

I have answered this question before, so I'm posting that content againI'm writing the story of my Awakening.I fell in love with God Shiva and became His devotee after watching the series

What is a typical dark night of the soul experience? Is this exclusive to spiritual awakening and development, or can it also be a typical phase in one's life? How do I know when it's coming to an end?

I don't know if there is a ‘typical' DNOTS. There is plenty of content on the net about this, in videos, in blogs and fora, and I would urge you to research that. But I can tell you what it was like for me.It was soul transforming. It started by separation from the most important soul in the

How will the CTMU awakening happen?

Well, I suppose it's possible that the acolytes and fanboys will eventually realise there is nothing there, the question is how long? What is the half-life of collective delusions like CTMU (Scientology is still going after more than 60 years). Some of them might be tempted to learn some actual science, and then they

Why do I feel like my awakening process came to a halt?

The reason may surprise you. There are endless stages of our spiritual evolution.Imagine you want to go from the heavy atmosphere of earth, into the light atmosphere of the sky and then into space where there is no atmosphere per se.When your awareness rises above the earth atmosphere, everything seems different. There is an adjustment period.

What is the way to live spiritually?

Spiritually?You should ask: What is the way to live?In fact all questions need to be stripped. Now ask: What is the way?And then: What IS?That is the real thing you want to know. All spirituality starts from knowing WHAT IS?And you'll find the reality only through MEDITATION.No question

What is spiritual rebirth?

From where I am at, spiritual rebirth has been the slow and gradual death, or dissolution of me as identified with the ego: Louis.The spiritual rebirth was preluded by a spiritual awakening, which was the sudden realization of the true self through a powerful experience,

What is the best I can do right now in that direction of enlightenment?

Best directions to enlightenment for me was Chanting SWAMINARAYAN MANTRA everyday for continuous 3hrs using tape recorder. This was the first step I have taken in my life.( many years back tape was in use before the new technology has come and brought new options we can choose from).More I chanted this mantra more I started to

What was the awakening moment that happened in your life?

I have answered this question before, so I'm posting that content againI'm writing the story of my Awakening.I fell in love with God Shiva and became His devotee after watching the series

Can psychopaths achieve enlightenment?

Interesting question.Although complicated, I believe the answer is yes.Psychopathology is a broad term, but in its most basic sense, I understand it as a condition in which there is a general lack of empathy.Empathy is not a prerequisite for enlightenment. Rather, I believe enlightenment leads to increased empathy.Although psychopaths generally lack empathy, they are not completely devoid of

Why is spiritual awakening so painful?

You know, I really get that the spiritual awakening process can feel painful.I've experienced a lot of pain myself through the process.I have also found that no two experiences are the same.Some people experience profound pleasure and ease, other people will have years of pain.What I have

Can a psychopath become enlightened?

Can the psychopath discriminate between what is nitya and anitya ? If the answer is yes, then yes he can.... If the answer is ‘No', understand that the problem is not for him but for the people around him.

Are enlightened people lonely?

Well, if you are an enlightened clam, you might be lonely inside that shell.If you are an enlightened monkey, you might be having a great time with all your monkey friends.Enlightenment doesn't change you from a monkey to a clam. You are at peace with who you are.

Does enlightenment cure mental illness?

many people might saythat enlightenment increases strange behaviour. it all depends on what type of mental illness you are talking about. you see, enlightened people can behave very differently from most people and are not bound by custom, tradition, or societal values.the freedom

Would enlightenment cure depression?

Yes, I00% percent enlightenment will cure depression now linked to hibernation in lower animals, in humans depression is triggered by and mixed with right brain anxiety.Enlightenment is just maximised left brain logical/positive thought and feeling, the only reason mental illness and enlightenment have not been

Can someone with bipolar disorder become enlightened?

Enlightenment doesn't seem to be any sort of state that can come and go like depression or mania. To mistake good feelings for enlightenment is to misunderstand the deeper spiritual teachings. I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and this distinction has become very clear to me on my spiritual journey.What is it that is aware of your

How to become enlightened

Sage Ashtavakra may help. Read carefully, but the important thing is , don't read to criticize, read to realize it. The following verses are from Ashtavakra Gita (translated by Bart Marshall) -Existence, non-existence, change-- this is the nature of things. Realizing this, stillness,

How does Sadhguru help you become enlightened?

I don't know, but maybe you should know this...His wife died at the age of 32/33. He said mahasamadhi. People said murder and that another woman, Bharathi was involved. Jaggi himself said in his books that Bharathi was his lover in a previous life. All kinds of nonsense has been spoken by jaggi though he says many sensible things

How many people are spiritually awake?

Not many and not many more to come. Awake people live among nonawake people. Awake people are tied in with ordinary conditions. Awake people merely and wisely ‘Know' but must live ordinary lives like everyone else. Awake people are unimportant because there is no influence in being Awake.

How many people really want spiritual enlightenment?

The vast majority of them are in Asia. The self-help industry has cultivated a thriving trade in selling Eastern spirituality to spiritual-but-not-religious Westerners, but the pop-culture Buddhism they're proffering doesn't really sell Buddhist mysticism very well. Instead it mostly just feeds into the monstrously-massive

Should I become happy or enlightened?

True happiness can only happen with enlightenment.Enlightenment is seeing through the illusions of the mind. It is the illusions of the mind which cause suffering and discontent. So no matter what temporary happiness occurs, the illusions of the mind will bring misery and discontent

What is the difference between spirituality and enlightenment?

You have asked many questions in one. The first thing to be understood is: your questions are not authentic, they are not yours; they come from your Indian conditioning.You ask:

Who are some of the most spiritually awakened musical artists?

About more spiritually awakened composers I will give examples using the dimensional or chakra scale so to have a reference. The 3D (on the 12 dimensional scale of this universe) is the vibration humanity is with small exceptions, and 7D is the first level of enlightment reached by a

Does 'know yourself' lead to 'love yourself'?

Loving ourselves (as an inherent part of knowing ourselves) is naturally connceted with us, but, also, or better to say primarily it is connected with all other human beings.The term "love" has so many facets and faces. To grasp the love which is interrelated and mutually-conditioned  with / by self-knowledge is an issue of