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Strange Experiences - What Does It Mean ?
« on: September 06, 2009, 03:10:23 AM »

I have recently had some very strange experiences and perhaps somebody can guide me to what they mean.

I did a 3 day intense course 6am-11pm x 3 days.  The exercise that we performed for this time was to ask ourselves who am i continually for the entire duration of the course with intense focus.

Towards the end I had a number of different experiences:

(1) I had a very intense body feeling and saw white light emanating from one of the other course participants that eventually filled all my vision, within this I saw first the buddha in an orange glow, and then spiritual woman, perhaps the Virgin Mother.

(2) At a different time this happened : I was relaxing just gazing at the ceiling of a room and lying on my back, suddenly I saw through the ceiling and something very strange happened, I saw beyond ... the world.  I understand that the world is just a molecular clock, just atoms and molecules, and that the reason why we see walls and floors, hands and people, is because of the mental modifications of what we are witnessing.  For a split second my mind did not modify anything and I saw the world as it is just molecules.  It is a world without any values at all.  It is frightening because everything you know (friends family love etc...) vanish in a world without values.

(3) I had the experience of waking up.  It was shocking.  I woke up for a split second and then fell back to sleep (normal life).  Again and again ... every 20 or 30 seconds I woke up and fell back to sleep.  When I woke up I realised that life is a dream, but you cannot understand it unless you wake up.  This continual waking and falling back asleep was extremely traumatic and felt like I was going to go mad, but finally a few days after the course it stopped happening.  I don't think I am ready for this experience - it is too much.

Anyway, if anybody understands what these experiences mean I would be interested to hear what you say.


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Re: Strange Experiences - What Does It Mean ?
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2009, 09:06:58 AM »

It is good to know that you were able to do self-inquiry for 3 continuous days.
We have to ignore the visions that we get during the process and enquire who sees them.

It is difficult to interpret visions and give proper meaning to them.



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Re: Strange Experiences - What Does It Mean ?
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2009, 11:25:48 AM »
Dear rideforever,

Yes.  What munagala said is correct.  Some visions do happen,
when one enquires within, or do intense meditation.  You have
to go past these visions.  These do come and go.  Do not try to
interpret these visions.  No one can tell what these are.  You have to
ask who is the person who is seeing these visions.  You will find
that it is the 'I' within.  Many times, it could be the ego.  On a
few rare occasions, it could be the Self, the I-I.  Go past till you
permanently abide in It.

Once someone asked Bhagavan Ramana:  "Bhagavan!  If Siva comes
before you, what will you say?"  Bhagavan replied:  " Do not have this coming and going business with me."  That is the answer!

Arunachala Siva.     


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Re: Strange Experiences - What Does It Mean ?
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2009, 05:44:41 PM »
Now I'm here I'll give my answer too.

Before I found a guru - better : he found Me - I had horrible
experiences like you when trying meditation
on my own or even doing Hatha Yoga
from the booklet of Yogi RamaCharaka
which are very good for the body and balancing the chakras

And then it happend - say the 5th time that I was envelopped in a black
sticky substance and I couldn't move with my mind
and when you say it was every where, yes and in your case it was A BIG NOTHING and I understand that is somewhat the same

So , after regaining myself to normal with grand
difficulty , I szweared never ever ever to do kind of meditation stuff in
my life anymore.

Some time later I read that - for sensible people - it can be dangerous
without guidance.

These inner spheres you enter in are a complete universe
and much more dangerous than the amazone river, pirhanas included.
So many people couldn'tcope and are in mental institutions.

These regions - ion the Astral but perhaps lower in the
etheric energy around us, better inside of us
if you are able to cope are so trickery.
Yes Shiva can come before you and it is a demon able to take
that form.
All the Bhuddist Boddisatvas are luring at the sides of the first crooked tunnel
going to the astral region (read the Thibatan Book of the Dead)
and many bhave important powers to deceive us.

And the Astral , although there are xillions of our type 'big bang' universes
in it - is just a snowflock compared with the Causal region
where Ramana Maharshi has His temporal Residence from time to time
to give guidance.

From the Astral to the Causal  - after you have conceived all astral concepts
ideas and "non-existances" - AND with permission of the Deity
there responsable for its existance and maintenance ( a big guy -, the Christians call him Jehova , - he's not very nice - he doesn't care meat eating - it
holds the souls in his web - he is the owner - seen The Ring Film -  he's
so tricky as the little man advising Frodo ) - anyway - he will not allow you to the Causal , where he himself has no permission to go.

Hé this seems the opposite almost of Jnana but it is not !
 -  I better stop - I first wait if this kind of INFO is allowed on this forum
because it has not even started yet.

PRAY , Praying is the answer Sir, and a veggy life, .  .  Pray for Guidance
Ask God if you may be granted some  love for Him or Her or It
and He will come faster than lightning if your Praying was innocent .

"He has Thousand Fingers on his Trigger"

the whole process will repeat itself
untill a soul finds out that the Causal is also a snowflock if not more tny
and unsignificant
And this what I wrote is not even a

So, when I read that in a leaflet