Ajah Talk: God and god

In Ajah Dharma God is often thrown around, first off in the most basic sense God is the supreme without equal..

In Ajah Dharma “God” with a capital “G” is the unified absolute of the universe. It is without attributes and is therefore very impersonal to the Jiva(individual).

  • Ajah, the one thing
  • Energy
  • Brahman of Hinduism
  • the Tao in Taoism
  • the Universe in New Age thought
  • the Dharmakaya in Tibetan Buddhism
  • Buddha-Nature In Zen
  • Weheguru of the Sihks
  • the Unknowable God  of the Gnostics
  • Dryghten in Wicca
  • the Monad in Greek Philosophy

“The Tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao;
The name that can be named is not the eternal name.
The nameless is the beginning of heaven and earth.”  -Lao Tzu

However god with a lower case “g” is an illusionary character, a mind & body expression of the one energy, often called a diety. the diety can appear as any infinit number of forms such as gods, angels, totem animals, etc. They are a dualistic expression of the one reality and so can be understood as the higher self as all separation is an illusion conjured by the mind. Ajah Dharma teaches that when a Jiva(individual) thinks of Ajah, the Supreme Cosmic Spirit is projected upon the limited, finite human mind and appears as a diety. Therefore, the mind projects human attributes, such as personality, motherhood, and fatherhood on the Supreme Being. An interesting metaphor is that when the “reflection” of the Cosmic Spirit falls upon the mirror of the mind, it appears as the Supreme Lord. Ajah is not thought to have such attributes in the true sense. However it is very helpful to project such attributes onto Ajah. This is also known as a personal deity.

“Therefore all things of the universe worship Tao and exalt Teh.” — Lao Tzu

In Taoist terms it means that Ajah(Tao) is worshiped though dualistic expression or distinction(Teh)…

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On that note someone said that God is not real and is only a projection of our higher self… This is a common Buddhist perspective.

This is incorrect. Because the lesser comes from the higher, God is not fictional, you are, and for any who would ask this question or draw this conclusion. I’d say that God is the only real thing and anything, including you is false.

Then on the other side of the spectrum you have Hindus who believe this truth but deny the existence of the world, this is also incorrect as all matter is the one body of the one God. The worlds real, however our perception of it is an illusion.

just remember

Matter/Female – the body of God

collective-awareness/Male – the Soul of God

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the Five Yogas

As I understand it there are five Yogas. The aim of yoga is moksha or nirvana, which is liberation from all worldly identification and the cycle of birth and death (samsara), at which point there is a realization of identity with Ajah. The aim of yoga, or of the person practicing yoga, is the attainment of a state of perfect spiritual insight and tranquility through meditating on the unity of Ajah.

The Five systems for attaining liberation are:

  1. Bhakti Yoga: Union with God through devotion
  2. Karma Yoga: Union with God through selfless action
  3. Jnana Yoga: Union With God through Wisdom
  4. Raja Yoga: Union with God through focused meditation
  5. Tantra Yoga: Union with God through the manipulation of the subtle energies.

Different types of Enlightenment

“He who seeks god finds himself, he who seeks the self finds god” -guru mooji

In Ajah Dharma it is understood that there are two types of enlightenment and it is also understood that a true Spiritual master can switch between them at will. for example the Buddha would enjoy unified existance in meditation but would return to dualistic existance to teach people…

If you are Awakened, If you understand your unity, you are a god, a deity, Ajah(God) with attributes, with a mind & body….

Also called dualistic enlightenment. For one knows that one is supreme, and are free from illusion. But still desiring to accomplish things keeps one wanting for a body, and therefore will still want to get another body, and still enjoys dualistic existence as one still has a personality. However through sacred knowledge, one is able to navigate the Bardo or the empty space were awareness goes after death, and may desire to be desireless for the sake of liberation from rebirth, ergo one attains Nirvana.

Often Awakened people will practice a discipline to maintain correct vision. as well as have faith and call upon the dualistic expression of the supreme higher self which is the Great Spirit

Examples

  • Shamans
  • Yogis
  • Bodhisattvas
  • medicine men
  • Taoists
  • Sorcerers
  • some saints
  • Sihks

If you are fully liberated, if you understand your unity & are devoid of desire,you are emptiness, you are God without attributes, you are holy nothingness, and you renounced the mind & body…

This is the state of renouncement, a state of pure bliss were the jiva(the individual) renounces all worldly action. When ones awareness is shifted from the body&mind to the spirit. While resting in the unmovable spirit, one lives in a state of unified bliss, and may even wander off at times because the lack of good and bad feelings.

Unified existence is called Samhadi and is attained through the discipline of meditation

Examples

  • Sannyasis
  • Buddhas, especially Hinayana
  • some Saints
  • Advaita Saints
  • wise hermits

Contemplate these things

“He who seeks god finds himself, he who seeks the self finds god” -guru mooji

“Just remember it’s a grand illusion, and deep inside we’re all the same.” -Styx wisdom

Truth is One

God is everything, that doesnt change because you made a new picture to worship. Never be fooled by people who say they have the only way…

the Buddha said…
84,000 ways to truth,

which one you choose is your own personal decision.
there is only one “way”, and only one religion. That religion is to live in the way. these denominations are only segregation, not regulation…

There is but one God, one energy, one self, one love.

What makes a faith, real devotion, real energy.

Ceremonial Tattooing

“what if you wrote the mantra on your heart” -Bhagavan Das

Tattooing is one of peoples’ oldest art forms, coming somewhere between scratching in the dirt and cave painting. The word tattoo itself comes from the Tahitian word “tatau,” which means “to mark.”. In today’s society, anyone who goes to a tattoo parlor can get anything they want permanently painted on their skin. However, in the ancient past, tattoos were reserved for certain people and often had deep religious meanings. Traditionally, the sons of chiefs would get their first tattoos once they reached puberty as a sign of adulthood. The process of getting the tattoo was highly ceremonial and was seen as a stepping stone in the young man’s path to leadership.

Tattoos in Ajah have very important religious and spiritual contexts. They are patterned specifically around which deity is to be honored and placed accordingly on a part of the body related to the deity being worshiped. Since before the beginning people have been marking themselves with the signs of their dieties. On the outer level of meaning, they are trying to gain the strengths and abilities of the diety. On a more inner and mystical level, diety tattoos mean that the bearer has a close and mysterious relationship with this image of spirit as his tattoos are permanent way to honor the one self. Tribal people believe that the spirit is an exact replica of the human body. This matches many modern belief of the astral body. In both cases, spirit and astral, this allows you to use the proper tattoos as a rite of passage in the spirit world. The people of Borneo, especially the Kayans, believe that not only would their tattoos get them into the proper spirit world, but could also be used as a further qualification, for obtaining certain profitable occupations in the spirit world.

The Ajah knows that the body is the temple for the soul

To decorate and adorn your body in sacred images, and healing mantras is to pay homage to the God (spirit) within the Goddess (Nature)

Ajah can be tattooed for various reasons but they are usually religious reasons, such as talismans, tributes to the gods and or to act as a connection to the divine.

Tattoos are meant to connect the wearer to all of life. Done in Sanskrit, Tibetan, or a script of your chooseing, the patterns are taken from artwork and are based on deities, mantras, yantras/mandalas , and other various symbols. Tribe/Clan markings are another common ritual tattoo. Not only can you recognize your friends quickly,but more importantly, your people are connected even beyond death.

On the other hand if you don’t want tattoos. That’s okay, this is completely unnecessary but equally potent sadhana (spiritual practice.)

The Way of Ajah

Ajah teaches that by observing of nature, we can find unity in all things, and thereby experience liberation. Ajah teaches that everything has its complementary opposite. More than this that everything can only be understood by comparing it to its opposite.
Day is only day in comparison to night, cold only cold in comparison to heat, and soft only soft in comparison to hard. Looking deeper still,we realize these relationships are in a constant state of flux: Day turns to night and back again.
All things, then, are interdependent. By observing the processes of nature we can come to some understanding about the meaning of our lives and about our place in the world. These concepts are also one the cornerstone of Ajah philosophy.
Many philosophers have noticed that what happens in nature is effortless. This does not mean that there is no struggle, but that events occur without premeditation. we all exist, we are all just being, the world just is, and things just happen..

Contemplate the life of a plant.

The seed falls onto the ground.

If the soil is fertile, and if it receives warmth, light, and water, it may emerge as a seedling.

It does not require instruction to know how to take nourishment in through its roots or how to eat the suns light.

Given the knowledge it contains, the plant is complete within its own self. Why should life be different for people?

Just be here now, why not allow situations to unfold as they may rather than trying to manipulate others and orchestrate events? This is the meaning of I AM, You just are.

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