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How we communicate with God: The Way of Living Reality


How we communicate with God: The Way of Living Reality


We want to find the Truth, the Reality, the What Is – not what people imagine:

There are some basic questions: Who Seeks the Truth? What is Truth? What is That We Call God the Father? How Will We Approach This Living Reality? Because obviously God is Life, it is not just an idea, a theological term.

The easy way for people is to answer all this through a theory, a theology, a dogma. But in this case, we are talking about ideas, concepts made by human thought, not about the Living Reality that Manifests Now, Here, Every Moment. We are talking about the God-Idea that people have in their thoughts, not about the Living God... But there is no point in messing with words.

The Other Way is the Way of Living Reality. But how many people are ready to Walk This Way, the Way of Living Reality, to Look the Truth in the Face?

The Living God Is All, Pervades All, Sustains All, Is Present Everywhere, Here, Now, Every Moment. We must Feel Him Thus, Here, Now, as a Presence – not through theories and words.

How will we feel Him? Obviously Immediately, not through some process, thought, feeling, anything. God Is Spirit – don't they say? God is to be worshiped in Spirit and Truth - don't they say?

Spirit, Perception, Boundless Expands Without Stopping Anywhere. Our Perception (the "Spirit", not the intellect) must Open to This Limitless, Feel It, Experience It... How will we do it if we do not give up every other activity, thought, action, anything? If our "Spirit" is not emptied of all knowledge, thoughts, desires, actions, how will we See That which has no Form, which has no Properties, but is Only Pure Presence?

God Is Freedom, Freedom from all limitations. So, we must free ourselves if we want to feel the very essence of God... To unite with him in the infinite, to become one... And it is precisely this sense of unity that has the character of love, because love melts everything into one And Unique Presence.

Truth, Life, Presence, Freedom, Unity, Love... These are the Fruits of Life in God, True Life.

Dear Friend, I am not saying anything that the great mystics and fathers of the desert did not already say, where genuine Christianity flourished, the Christianity of the Experience, of the Experience of God...

However, the Truth is Always Here, Among Us and whoever really wants to see it will see it. He will See it as Living Reality, as Experiencing God, as Genuine Experience of Divine Reality, not through words, words, words – words never saved anyone.


Πως Επικοινωνούμε με τον Θεό: Η Οδός της Ζωντανής Πραγματικότητας


Θέλουμε να Βρούμε την Αλήθεια, την Πραγματικότητα, Αυτό που Υπάρχει – όχι αυτό που φαντάζονται οι άνθρωποι:

Υπάρχουν κάποια βασικά ερωτήματα: Ποιος Αναζητά την Αλήθεια; Τι είναι Αλήθεια; Τι είναι Αυτό που Ονομάζουμε Θεό Πατέρα; Πως θα Προσεγγίσουμε Αυτή την Ζωντανή Πραγματικότητα; Γιατί προφανώς ο Θεός Είναι Ζωή, δεν είναι απλά μια ιδέα, ένας θεολογικός όρος.

Ο εύκολος δρόμος των ανθρώπων είναι να απαντήσουν σε όλα αυτά μέσα από μια θεωρία, μια θεολογία, μια δογματική. Σε αυτή την περίπτωση όμως μιλάμε για ιδέες, έννοιες κατασκευασμένες από την ανθρώπινη σκέψη, όχι για την Ζωντανή Πραγματικότητα που Εκδηλώνεται Τώρα, Εδώ, Κάθε Στιγμή. Μιλάμε για τον Θεό-Ιδέα που έχουν οι άνθρωποι στην σκέψη τους, όχι για τον Ζωντανό Θεό… Όμως δεν έχει κανένα νόημα να μπλέξουμε με τις λέξεις.

Ο Άλλος Δρόμος είναι ο Δρόμος της Ζωντανής Πραγματικότητας. Πόσοι όμως άνθρωποι είναι έτοιμοι να Βαδίσουν Αυτόν τον Δρόμο, το Δρόμο της Ζωντανής Πραγματικότητας, να Κοιτάξουν την Αλήθεια Κατάματα;

Ο Ζωντανός Θεός Είναι Όλα, Διαπερνά τα Πάντα, Στηρίζει τα Πάντα, Είναι Παρών Παντού, Εδώ, Τώρα, Κάθε Στιγμή. Πρέπει να Τον Νοιώσουμε Έτσι, Εδώ, Τώρα, σαν Παρουσία – όχι μέσα από θεωρίες και λέξεις.

Πως θα Τον Νοιώσουμε; Προφανώς Άμεσα, όχι μέσα από κάποια διαδικασία, σκέψη, αίσθηση, οτιδήποτε. Ο Θεός Είναι Πνεύμα – έτσι δεν λένε; Ο Θεός πρέπει να λατρεύεται Εν Πνεύματι και Αληθεία – έτσι δεν λένε;

Πνεύμα, Αντίληψη, Χωρίς Όρια Επεκτείνεται Χωρίς να Σταματά Πουθενά. Η Αντίληψή μας (το «Πνεύμα», όχι η διανόηση) πρέπει να Ανοιχτεί σε Αυτό το Απεριόριστο, να Το Νοιώσουμε, να Το Βιώσουμε… Πως θα το Κάνουμε αν δεν εγκαταλείψουμε κάθε άλλη δραστηριότητα, σκέψη, δράση, οτιδήποτε; Αν το «Πνεύμα» μας δεν αδειάσει από όλες τις γνώσεις, τις σκέψεις, τις επιθυμίες, τις δράσεις, πως θα Δούμε Αυτό που δεν έχει Μορφή, που δεν έχει Ιδιότητες, αλλά είναι Μόνο Αγνή Παρουσία;

Ο Θεός Είναι Ελευθερία, Ελευθερία από όλους τους περιορισμούς. Πρέπει λοιπόν να ελευθερωθούμε αν θέλουμε να Νοιώσουμε την Ίδια την Ουσία του Θεού… Να Ενωθούμε Μαζί του Μέσα στο Απεριόριστο, Να Γίνουμε Ένα… Κι είναι Ακριβώς Αυτή η Αίσθηση Ενότητας που Έχει τον Χαρακτήρα της Αγάπης, γιατί η Αγάπη τα Λιώνει Όλα Μέσα στην Μια Και Μοναδική Παρουσία.

Αλήθεια, Ζωή, Παρουσία, Ελευθερία, Ενότητα, Αγάπη… Αυτοί είναι οι Καρποί της Εν Θεώ Ζωής, της Αληθινής Ζωής.

Αγαπητέ Φίλε, δεν λέω κάτι που δεν είπαν ήδη οι μεγάλοι μυστικοί και πατέρες της ερήμου, εκεί που άνθισε ο γνήσιος χριστιανισμός, ο Χριστιανισμός του Βιώματος, της Εμπειρίας του Θεού…

Η Αλήθεια πάντως είναι Πάντα Εδώ, Ανάμεσά μας κι όποιος θέλει πραγματικά να την Δει θα την Δει. Θα την Δει σαν Ζωντανή Πραγματικότητα, σαν Βίωση του Θεού, σαν Γνήσια Εμπειρία της Θείας Πραγματικότητας, όχι μέσα από λόγια, λόγια, λόγια – τα λόγια ποτέ δεν έσωσαν κανέναν.



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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Κατ’ εξαίρεση, επιτρέπεται η μεμονωμένη αποθήκευση και αντιγραφή τμημάτων του περιεχομένου σε απλό προσωπικό υπολογιστή για αυστηρά προσωπική χρήση (ιδιωτική μελέτη ή έρευνα, εκπαιδευτικούς σκοπούς), χωρίς πρόθεση εμπορικής ή άλλης εκμετάλλευσης και πάντα υπό την προϋπόθεση της αναγραφής της πηγής προέλευσής του, χωρίς αυτό να σημαίνει καθ’ οιονδήποτε τρόπο παραχώρηση δικαιωμάτων πνευματικής ιδιοκτησίας.

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