Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Totality

I came across a curious phrase from St. Paul in the book of Ephesians. Paul is making reference to the grace and gifts extended to all when he makes mention of the Messiah ascending leading "the captives in his train" (Ps 68:18). Then my translation has the following phrase bracketed.

What does "he ascended" mean except that he also descended to the lower, earthly regions? He who descended is the very one who ascended higher than all the heavens, in order to fill the whole universe.


Sorry no time to look into the Greek or other inter-textual allusions.

1 comment:

John said...

That process in its totality, including filling all the universe with His Divine Presence is exactly what Adi Da describes in the Mummery Book.

His more conventional autobiography also describes the same process. The process of His Incarnation as Conscious Light.

1. www.kneeoflistening.com

Plus a brief description of how Adi Da sees the world, moment to moment, all of the time.

Quote:

" Through the bodily eyes, I can look into the room, but I am literally seeing everywhere. It is an extraordinary process beyond ordinary comprehension.

My consciousness is not local, not bound by "point of view". My sensitivity is a Spiritual sensitivity, and it is universalized. I am extended literally everywhere."

Plus a brief talk "I Embrace All Beings" on how He does His Universal Blessing Work.

2. www.fearnomorezoo.org/literature/all.php