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How is life when Spiritual Consciousness increases? Dr. Pillai describes the challenges and balance necessary for success.

2 kinds of consciousness

There are two kinds of consciousness, speaking from my own personal experience.

One is a Divine consciousness, or an altered state of consciousness, in which the rational mind is not very active, but there is a tremendous amount of intelligence, unity consciousness, peace and happiness, and no fear or anxiety.

That happens when you pull your consciousness to the midbrain and to the back of the brain, to the cerebellum area. When you live from there, there is a tremendous amount of intelligence and happiness. But it’s not very useful when you come in front of a camera and do a presentation.

You live in a state of consciousness in which even speech is a disturbance, even a thought is a disturbance. You have to bring a thought at the expense of the tremendous amount of silence and intelligence, and come into the world of linear reality. That is not particularly useful in the day-to-day world.

It is very important for us to know the difference between living an altered state of consciousness and living an ordinary state of consciousness. It creates some conflict because you have to stay very alert in this world in order to do your mundane job. If you don’t, you will make mistakes. A certain amount of training is needed so you can go back and forth between these two consciousnesses.

Not that it cannot be done.  It is as old as the Bhagavad Gita at least.

In the Bhagavad Gita, Krishna says to Arjuna: You have to remain focused on this Earth plane and do your job. Your job as a warrior is to go to the battlefield and kill people; that’s your job. You cannot just give that up.

Why? Because that’s your dharma. That’s how you live on this Earth plane because it’s a material plane of action, of work. If you quit, then you will fail.  So he says: Yogastha Kuru Karmani.  You should not quit that consciousness. At the same time, you should remain in yoga.

In modern terms: you should be able to live in the midbrain and the cerebellum, centered there and also centered in the cortex, the neocortex.

That is the training that is needed so that you can have a very balanced life.

– Dr. Pillai

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