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The Unseen Path to the Ineffable


The Unseen Path to the Ineffable

The Enigma of Divine

In the boundless expanse of existence, where thoughts intertwine with reality, there lies an enigma: the Divine. An entity, so vast and profound, that the human mind, bound by its finite capacities, cannot fully comprehend. It is in this paradoxical dance of knowing and unknowing that the journey of enlightenment begins.

God, the Supreme Reality

God, the Supreme Reality, exists in the silence beyond description, in the void beyond comprehension. Some say He exists, others contest, but the truth remains that He transcends the duality of existence and non-existence. The wise journey beyond thought, beyond the confines of the mind's limitations, to touch the hem of the Eternal. The ignorant, however, remain shrouded in delusion, their minds ensnared by the ephemeral.

The Path to Enlightenment

The path to enlightenment is unchartered, a trail blazed by each seeker according to their unique understanding and experiences. Yet, the folly of man often leads him to tread the well-trodden path, an endless loop of conventional wisdom that yields no real progress, no matter how many lifetimes he may traverse it.

Emerging from the cave of ignorance

Emerging from the cave of ignorance, the shadows of relative existence, one steps into the dazzling light of eternity. It is here, in this state of enlightened awakening, that one truly comprehends the nature of existence. The world of thoughts, once considered the zenith of intellect, is revealed as an illusion, a mirage in the desert of reality.

The Enlightened One is a paradox

The enlightened one is a paradox, existing everywhere and nowhere, having travelled paths yet arrived at no destination. He is formless, beyond the constraints of characteristics or descriptions. Yet, his essence, his teachings, remain a beacon for all true seekers, guiding them towards the elusive destination of Nowhere.

The Land of Eternal Peace

This singular Reality exists beyond all conditioned states of existence, beyond the realm of thought, far removed from the tangible world of senses. Here, in the Land of Eternal Peace, the river of existence flows in tranquil harmony, amidst ceaseless activity and enduring stillness. This is our True Abode, our real Home, a realm beyond the veils of illusion, where the soul finds its ultimate rest.

Enlightenment is a journey

In the end, enlightenment is not a destination but a journey, a process of continual awakening. It is the understanding of the self and the universe, the realization of the interconnectedness of all things. It is the acceptance of the paradoxical nature of the Divine, the embodiment of the wisdom that He exists precisely because He cannot be fully understood. This is the ultimate truth, the ultimate enlightenment, the key to unlocking the door to the Unseen Path to the Ineffable.


Το αόρατο μονοπάτι προς το άφατο


Στην απέραντη έκταση της ύπαρξης, όπου οι σκέψεις μπλέκονται με την πραγματικότητα, υπάρχει ένα αίνιγμα: το Θείο. Μια οντότητα τόσο αχανής και βαθιά, που ο ανθρώπινος νους, δεσμευμένος από τις πεπερασμένες δυνατότητές του, δεν μπορεί να κατανοήσει πλήρως. Σε αυτόν τον παράδοξο χορό της γνώσης και της μη γνώσης ξεκινά το ταξίδι της φώτισης.

Ο Θεός, η Υπέρτατη Πραγματικότητα, υπάρχει στη σιωπή πέρα ​​από την περιγραφή, στο κενό πέρα ​​από την κατανόηση. Κάποιοι λένε ότι υπάρχει, άλλοι αμφισβητούν, αλλά η αλήθεια παραμένει ότι υπερβαίνει τη δυαδικότητα ύπαρξης και ανυπαρξίας. Το σοφό ταξίδι πέρα ​​από τη σκέψη, πέρα ​​από τα όρια των περιορισμών του νου, για να αγγίξει το στρίφωμα του Αιώνιου. Οι αδαείς, όμως, παραμένουν τυλιγμένοι στην αυταπάτη, με το μυαλό τους παγιδευμένο από το εφήμερο.

Το μονοπάτι προς τη φώτιση είναι αχαρτογράφητο, ένα μονοπάτι που χάραξε ο κάθε αναζητητής σύμφωνα με τη μοναδική του κατανόηση και τις εμπειρίες του. Ωστόσο, η ανοησία του ανθρώπου τον οδηγεί συχνά να βαδίσει στο καλοπερπατημένο μονοπάτι, έναν ατελείωτο βρόχο συμβατικής σοφίας που δεν αποφέρει πραγματική πρόοδο, όσες ζωές κι αν το διασχίσει.

Αναδυόμενοι από το σπήλαιο της άγνοιας, οι σκιές της σχετικής ύπαρξης, ένα βήμα στο εκθαμβωτικό φως της αιωνιότητας. Είναι εδώ, σε αυτήν την κατάσταση φωτισμένης αφύπνισης, που κατανοεί κανείς πραγματικά τη φύση της ύπαρξης. Ο κόσμος των σκέψεων, που κάποτε θεωρούνταν το ζενίθ της διανόησης, αποκαλύπτεται ως μια ψευδαίσθηση, ένας αντικατοπτρισμός στην έρημο της πραγματικότητας.

Ο φωτισμένος είναι ένα παράδοξο, υπάρχει παντού και πουθενά, έχοντας διανύσει μονοπάτια αλλά δεν έχει φτάσει σε κανέναν προορισμό. Είναι άμορφος, πέρα ​​από τους περιορισμούς των χαρακτηριστικών ή των περιγραφών. Ωστόσο, η ουσία του, οι διδασκαλίες του, παραμένουν φάρος για όλους τους αληθινούς αναζητητές, οδηγώντας τους προς τον άπιαστο προορισμό του Πουθενά.

Αυτή η μοναδική πραγματικότητα υπάρχει πέρα ​​από όλες τις εξαρτημένες καταστάσεις ύπαρξης, πέρα ​​από το βασίλειο της σκέψης, μακριά από τον απτό κόσμο των αισθήσεων. Εδώ, στη Χώρα της Αιώνιας Ειρήνης, ο ποταμός της ύπαρξης κυλά σε ήρεμη αρμονία, ανάμεσα σε αδιάκοπη δραστηριότητα και διαρκή ακινησία. Αυτή είναι η Αληθινή μας Κατοικία, το πραγματικό μας Σπίτι, ένα βασίλειο πέρα ​​από τα πέπλα της ψευδαίσθησης, όπου η ψυχή βρίσκει την απόλυτη ανάπαυσή της.

Τελικά, η φώτιση δεν είναι προορισμός αλλά ταξίδι, μια διαδικασία συνεχούς αφύπνισης. Είναι η κατανόηση του εαυτού και του σύμπαντος, η συνειδητοποίηση της διασύνδεσης όλων των πραγμάτων. Είναι η αποδοχή της παράδοξης φύσης του Θείου, η ενσάρκωση της σοφίας ότι υπάρχει ακριβώς επειδή δεν μπορεί να κατανοηθεί πλήρως. Αυτή είναι η απόλυτη αλήθεια, η απόλυτη φώτιση, το κλειδί για να ξεκλειδώσετε την πόρτα στο Αόρατο Μονοπάτι προς το Άφατο.


Our Prayer

The Path Within


O Cosmos, we stand at the precipice of the Absolute, gazing into the void of the Unknown. We search for a way to transcend the bounds of thought and ego, to experience the essence of our deepest being.

The Buddha, the Masters of the East Upanishads, Orpheus, Jesus – all these wise beings have pointed us towards the Path. But it is not a path that is external, not a journey that can be traversed by the feet. It is a path that lies within, a journey that must be undertaken by the heart and the mind.

We must let go of the external orientations that nurture and educate us, that direct us towards other goals. We must look inward, to the stillness and silence that resides within. We must listen to the whispers of our soul, to the voice that speaks of the Absolute.

Krishnamurti and other modern Sages have shown us that it is possible to experience the Absolute, to transcend the limitations of thought and ego. They have shown us that it is not a mystery, not a miracle, but a possibility that lies within our human nature.

So let us embark on this journey, this Path that few follow. Let us let go of the burdens that weigh us down, the attachments that bind us. Let us embrace the unknown, the uncertainty, the chaos that lies within.

For in the depths of the Absolute, we will find the stillness and peace that we seek. We will find the answers to the questions that have plagued us for centuries. We will find the Truth that lies within.

Let us be brave, let us be bold, let us be fearless. Let us take the step into the void, into the unknown. For it is there that we will find the Absolute, the essence of our being. It is there that we will find our true nature, our true self.

May we be guided on this journey by the wise words of the Sages, by the light of the Absolute that shines within us. May we find the strength and courage to let go of the old, to embrace the new. May we find the peace and stillness that we seek, the Truth that lies within.


Glimpses of the Absolute


Within each of us lies the potential to transcend the limitations of ordinary mind and experience a deeper reality - what some traditions call the Absolute, the Ground of Being, or God. While this state of unity or peak experience has often been considered the domain solely of mystics and saints, the truth is that the capacity dwells dormant in every human soul. It is our essential nature, awaiting discovery through disciplined inner work.

All genuine spiritual paths point to the same destination, though using different languages and methods. At their core, they offer a process of liberation from identification with separate ego and gradual awakening to our intrinsic divine essence. This involves cultivating noble virtues, practicing presence of mind through meditation, and cultivating wisdom through inquiry into the nature of reality and self.

Over time, such disciplines help peel away layers of superficial conditioning to reveal our true blissful and peaceful self - one with the fundamental pure consciousness that underlies all forms. In that state of inward stillness and clarity, the usual boundaries between subject and object fall away. One perceives directly that all is contained within the one infinite life and knows directly one's identity with the eternal. Though ineffable, this realization brings transcendent peace, love, creativity and compassion.

While glimpses of the Absolute may come through grace to anyone at any time, consistent experience depends on committed effort. The seeker must firmly resolve to strip away all that obscures their true nature like the proverbial onion, layer by layer. With patient practice of presence and purification, the trappings of small self dissolve, and one may abide as peaceful, blissful awareness itself - fully awake in every moment to life's deepest meaning. Then daily living becomes worship, and ordinary reality is transfigured by love, joy, wisdom and service. This is the fruit of following the perennial path with heart and will - a taste of our shared spiritual potential.




Constantinos’s quotes

"A "Soul" that out of ignorance keeps making mistakes is like a wounded bird with helpless wings that cannot fly high in the sky."— Constantinos Prokopiou






Neglecting to praise the worthy deters people from emulating them; just as not prizing rare treasures deters a man from becoming a thief; or ignoring the things which awaken desire keeps the heart at rest.

Therefore, the wise ruler does not suggest unnecessary things, but seeks to satisfy the minds of his people. He seeks to allay appetites but strengthen bones. He ever tries by keeping people in ignorance to keep them satisfied and those who have knowledge he restrains from evil. If he, himself, practices restraint then everything is in quietness.


Quieting People

Neglecting to praise the worthy:

Neglecting to acknowledge and praise individuals who deserve recognition can discourage others from emulating their positive qualities.

Just as not appreciating rare treasures deters a person from engaging in theft, the absence of recognition can hinder the development of desirable traits in others.

By recognizing and praising the worthy, we can inspire others to strive for excellence.

Ignoring the things that awaken desire:

When we disregard or ignore the things that evoke desire, we can maintain a sense of contentment and inner peace.

By not constantly seeking external stimuli, we can cultivate a state of tranquility within ourselves.

This approach allows us to find satisfaction in what we already have, rather than constantly chasing after new desires.

The wise ruler's approach:

A wise ruler understands the importance of satisfying the minds of the people they govern.

They do not unnecessarily burden their subjects with irrelevant information or demands.

Instead, they focus on allaying appetites and reinforcing the overall well-being of their people.

The wise ruler restrains those with knowledge from engaging in harmful actions and promotes a culture of restraint and tranquility.

The benefits of quietness:

When individuals practice restraint and embrace a state of quietness, harmony and peace prevail.

By prioritizing calmness and self-control, both on an individual and societal level, conflicts can be minimized.

The pursuit of quietness allows for personal growth, contentment, and a more harmonious coexistence.

Embracing quietness

Quieting people involves recognizing the worthy, ignoring unnecessary desires, and fostering a state of tranquility. The wise ruler seeks to satisfy the minds of their people by allaying appetites and promoting restraint. By embracing quietness, individuals can experience personal growth and contribute to a more peaceful society. Remember to appreciate the positive qualities in others, find contentment in the present, and practice self-restraint for a harmonious existence.




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