In doing this, they wished us to see that Christ and Buddha and Krishna are not unattainable goals, but the very core of our essential natures.
You may have often heard the terms ‘Christ Consciousness’, ‘Buddhic Consciousness’ and ‘Krishna Consciousness’. What do these terms mean? Are they comparing you to these three glorious beings of light? Yes, they are. Are they signifying that their glory is unattainable by ‘mere mortals’ such as you and I? Not at all. In fact, just the contrary.
We are all aware that consciousness means a deep, intrinsic awareness and knowingness. But the words Christ, Buddha and Krishna shall personify different Divine virtues for each of us. One might think of Buddha as Divine Wisdom, whereas another might believe it is Divine liberation from pain. The energies of these names are so vast that there is no virtue that they do not embody, thus any debate upon this is futile. What is important, then, is our belief. Our resonance with each of these names. With each of these Divine Beings.
Why don’t you take a few moments here to ask yourself which Divine virtue you identify with each? Don’t think too much. Speak the name softly to yourself, and listen to the first word that springs up. Go with this. This is the answer of your pure consciousness. Continue reading “The God Within “