Recieved: 1999/12/11 20:06
Subject: Re: [K-list] Re: Ego! What? Again?
On 1999/12/11 20:06, Ckress posted thus to the K-list:
In a message dated 12/10/1999 5:49:37 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> "Ego death" does not occur in that dissolving realization, there is 'no
> death of the ego". I have not experienced the death of my ego. All that is
> just symbolic verbiage, guru terminology when s/he is trying to convince
> the aspirant (ha!) of something that is in principle not verbalizable.
> The realization is "I"
> It is only afterwards that one 'may' testify to that realization in a
> way. Something along the lines of, "The observation of a separate ego is
> tenable any longer."
> The one who wants to kill the ego (a typical stance of the aspirant
> (hehehe)) is the one who wants to kill a chimera. One cannot kill the ego
> it does not exist. That kind of enemy is illusive, it can and it will
> shape-shift illusively. Do not fight the ego, an illusion... love yourself
> unconditionally... One will only and simply realize oneself as I AM.
This was true to my Self/God experience exactly! I don't know if the poem
by Hughes Mearns was about the ego, but it sure fits:
"As I was going up the stair
I met a man who wasn't there.
He wasn't there again today.
I wish, I wish he'd stay away."
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