I am often known as the Tibetan as the last incarnation which I experienced on the beautiful planet Earth was as a monk in Tibet. It is the privilege and power of those beings seeking to ascend the earthly realm to have experienced a variety of the spiritual philosophies, traditions and teachings that have evolved for humanity. It is from the point of view of Zen that I bring forward this particular message. I also bring the energy of the Second Ray; the Ray of Love and Wisdom; the healing Ray. This Ray of the Divine is with everyone who seeks to heal from the heart. If you are a healer you will embrace this Ray in your consciousness.
These two aspects of the wisdom and energy that I hold can seem very contradictory. Zen tells us that there is nothing to do and that the spiritual path is the process to realising that there is no path and that everything is Divinely perfect now.
In contrast it is very interesting to perceive the philosophy and thinking that comes with the concept of healing. I observe that for many years a powerful message has been broadcast, that disease is present when there is something wrong, and indeed it may be the perception that that person has done something wrong to create or deserve this disease. The idea of solving problems, curing situations, indeed healing, has anchored into the human consciousness the concept of a path of improvement towards perfection and if this is done successfully enlightenment or Ascension will take place.
The message of improvement and the need to improve is a constant mantra on earth. You encourage the toddler to improve its walking ability, the student to improve its spelling and mathematics; you hope your governments would improve, that safety will improve. There is so much striving. There is so much striving, aiming at future goals. This causes so much discontentment, dissatisfaction, pain and most of all what you describe as stress.
Many healing modalities, not only in the medical model, but within your spiritual philosophy as well, have deeply embraced the need to improve. You have the model of an onion where each healing is removing a layer. Have you noticed that you haven't found the middle of the onion yet and that after each layer another layer is revealed? This model has distracted you from the truth.
I now go back to putting on the hat, if you will (laugh) of the Zen master. Enlightenment, Ascension, and the root of all bliss is not on the path. The path is the path is the path. There can only be a path if there is somewhere to go and there can only be somewhere to go if here and now is not perfect! What you call Ascension or enlightenment is not at the end of the path. This is the greatest illusion. It can happen in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, in the middle of the supermarket. It can happen. But what is it and how? I hear you ask.
It is falling in love with yourself.
I ask you to remember when you really, really loved someone, some pet or something. Did you really love them but at the same time reserved a bit of love until a time when they had improved? My dear brother Sanada (Jesus) said “Love your neighbour as yourself”. I would like to say to you “Love yourself as you love your lover”.
From the time of my dear brother's crucifixion on the cross, a paradigm of self-sacrifice and self denouncement has taken place. This runs deep in human consciousness and is the archetype that underpins most human suffering.
It's now time to stop sacrificing yourself to anything and for anything. Don't sacrifice the Divine perfection that you are now for a desire to be more Divine tomorrow. I can promise you that this is a false perception. It is the road to the road to nowhere.
I would love to lend you my glasses "laugh" so that you could see yourself as I see you. You are as Divinely perfect now, with all your faults (laugh) as you are ever going to be.
It is your choice whether to stop the striving or not. You can get off the path right now and fall over laughing as the true bursts through and you fall in Love with yourself.
In Love Djwhal Khul.