“This heaven will pass away, and the (heaven) above it will pass away.
(2) And the dead are not alive, and the living will not die.
(3) In the days when you consumed what was dead, you made it alive. When you are in the light, what will you do?
(4) On the day when you were one, you became two. But when you become two, what will you do?”
Source Gospel of Thomas
What does it mean?
The heavens pass away and the heavens above pass away. The heavens mean the waking world and tbe heavens above mean tbe dreaming state. The living and dead are opposites. The third verse here about light and consumed dead are again a play on duality.
Tbe last verse jesus reveals it all. On the day when you were one, you became two. This means the oneness, the father and the two means duality. The world arose from oneness but was not eternal. Two what will you do means you have become a seperated from tbe father.
Meditation #3 realising the nature.
So find a quiet space, outside or inside. Maybe do some calm breathing, counting the breath. Now ask yourself in your head, what is the essence of mind? Keep asking yourself.
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