Om Poornamadah Om Poornamadah Poornamidam Poornaat Poornamudachyate Poornasya Poornamaadaaya Poornameva Avasihyate The whole is whole if you take away the whole away from the whole the whole will still remain. That is infinite this is infinite from the infinite the infinite has come out. Having taken the infinite out of the infinite the infinite alone remains . In Vedanta That represents super consciousness God or the Brahman and This the visible universe Atman which makes up our body is 99.99 space and if we look at the rest it is also nothing but space or void. This void or akasha is what is called Brahman God or consciousness and is a web of energized information. This web of information of inner space called inner consciousness is the Atman or the Soul. This is connected with the outer space in the universe having a similar web of energized information called the Spirit or Brahmand. This spirit has been given many names by different religions. Allah Islam Buddha Buddhism Brahman Hinduism Christ Christianity or Wahe Guru Sikhism all signify the same. This spirit the energized field of information is a powerful expression of live energy which can move faster than the speed of light. Soul is nothing but an individualized expression of the spirit. This energy containing information in the spirit cannot be seen felt touched tasted or smelt. It is beyond the perception of five senses. One cannot destroy it with a weapon fire water or air. This consciousness is embedded in the space of each and every cell of the body. It is like sugar added to the milk. Once added you cannot find it as it gets embedded with each and every drop of the milk. Soul originates from the spirit. Each soul differs from the other by way of the subtle layer of consciousness called the sukshma sharira which is controlled by the triad of actions memories and desires. Spirit is like light which is always positive and only removes darkness. The basic nature of the consciousness is truth and bliss . The soul and the spirit are devoid of hatred anger or jealousy and are full of unconditional love. They are nothing but a treasury of information about everything. This infinite information is capable of doing anything including miracles. It is like the flame of a candle which can light an infinite number of candles while still retaining its illumination to the same degree. Dr Deepak Chopra once said that the soul is like the voice of Lata Mangeshkar coming out of a radio and even if you break the radio you will not find Lata Mangeshkar in it. Similarly even if you cut the body into pieces you cannot find the physical presence of the spirit. Spirit is present all over be it the universe or the living beings. Any amount of spirit taken out from it will not make any difference to the spirit. In religious terms the infinite or the vastness is equated and described by the blue color and that is one reason why most of the gods are represented by the blue color or are shown in the background of blue sky. This only represents the vastness and infinite character of the consciousness. One of the Gurus explained to his disciple the description of the spirit by the following equation. 1 1 1 1 1 1 or in other words everything is one. One can also explain it by the equation that infinity when added subtracted multiplied or divided by infinity will result in infinity only. This infinite potential in our mind is present in between the thoughts and can be experienced by enabling oneself to go in between the thoughts by a process called mediation. One can experience the silent gap between the thoughts either with the use of primordial sound mantra as a vehicle or by way of yoga. People who have learnt meditation and have achieved the ability to go into the silent gaps can accomplish everything in their life using the principles of intention and attention. After any intention is introduced in the silent gap a new reality can be created. That which is born of the flash is a flash that which is born of the spirit is spirit John Disclaimer The views expressed in this write up are my own .

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