By Dr. Robert Svoboda
During this 3rd quantity of the Aghora trilogy, the Aghori Vimalananda makes use of the backdrop of the Bombay racetrack as metaphor for the final word video game of existence, the place destinies and fortunes are gained or misplaced at the non permanent fringe of the completing line. Our lives are masterfully entwined with the reason and impression of karma perpetually - until eventually we realize and forestall it.
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Taking no thought of what comes before or after, and placing no faith in planning and contriving, he remains impressively himself. He has to be pushed before he will move and dragged before he will take a step, and 'he seems to float along, going round and round like a whirlwind, or a feather in the wind, or again like a turning grindstone. Yet he manages to escape criticism, and never seems to take a wrong step or violate the law. What is the reason:" For animals without reason never stop to think for themselves or burden their minds with deliberations; they act always in accordance with nature, and thus are forever free from criticism.
Chuangtse is especially specific. "The disadvantage of regarding things in separate parts begins to cut up and analyze, each one tries to be exhaustive. The disadvantage of tr^'ing to be exhaustive is that it is consciously (mechanically) exhaustive. One goes on deeper and deeper, forgetting is that when one THE WISDOM OF LAOTSE 10 and sees a ghost (the externals of things only). goes on and imagines he has got it, and what he has got is only a carcass. For a thing which retains its substance but has lost the magic touch of life is but a ghost (of reality).
Poetry serves to of communicate the hearts and hopes of men; history records events; the science of ceremonies discusses conduct; music expresses harmony of spirit; the "Book of Changes" about yin and yang; and the "Spring and discusses social status and duties. All this edge, scattered about the world tells Autumn Annals" body of knowl- and found in China, is THE WISDOM OF LAOTSE 26 often pointed out and discussed by the various schools of philosophers. (Now) the world is The ways in universal chaos.
Aghora III: The Law of Karma by Dr. Robert Svoboda