So, say in Hindu mythology they say that the World is the drama of God.
God is not something in Hindu mythology with a white beard that sits on a throne and that has royal prerogatives. God in Indian mythology is the self.
Satchiananda … Which means ‘sat’, that which is, ‘chit’, that is Consciousness; that which is ‘ananda’ is bliss. And in other words, re-that- that what exists… reality itself is gorgeous, It is the plenum, the fullness of total joy. Wowee!
And all those stars, if you look out in the sky, is a firework display like you see on the 4th of July, which is a great occasion for celebration;
the universe is a celebration, it is a fireworks show to celebrate that existence is. Wowee!
Don’t you realize that sitting around here in this room, with our ordinary everyday faces and clothes and personalities, We are sitting smack in the middle of the Beatific vision, And that this is infinity and eternity precisely. It is it. And this is the Beatific vision. This is God.
But Confucius once said: ‘A man who understands the Tao in the morning, can die contentedly in the evening.’ That is to say if you have ever lived one complete moment, you can be ready to die, you can say ‘Well, that was it! That was the good, that – I’ve had it.’
What you are basically, deep deep down, far far in, is simply the fabric and structure of the existence itself. Everybody is I, you all know you are you. And whatsoever beings exists throughout all galaxies, it doesn’t make any difference, you are all of them. And you suddenly say ‘Good heavens! What was making all that fuss about? Cause here we are! This is what we’ve been looking for all the time. It is right here. And uh, that’s- that’s the thing.’