April 7, 2013

Evolution of the Soul.


When your mind and heart are truly open abundance will flow to you effortlessly and easily.


A lot of spiritual teachers talk about the evolution of the soul. They say we are in a constant process of continually renewing ourselves and that as our awareness expands our soul evolves. But isn't the soul whole, complete, perfect, and essentially All There Is? Isn't it really our Ego, our sense of self, of individuality that evolves along the path of the soul?

Would it be more accurate to say that the "process" of all of this could be summed up like this: Think of a hand holding a yo-yo. The natural progression of a yo-yo is to leave the hand, travel downwards along the string, and then back up the way it came to return into the hand. The hand represents the Source/ the Whole, the string represents the Soul, and the yo-yo is the Ego. The separation of the yo-yo from the hand is a metaphor for our expression into individuality, as far away from the Source as we can possibly go, then we make our way back. Wouldn't it then be more accurate to say that the Ego evolves, and the Soul revolves?


It is easy to get tripped up in this discussion by the various definitions people have for the ego, the soul and even the concept of evolution. One way to navigate through this is to look at the whole process as individual conditioned consciousness, which is ignorant of its true status, expanding in self-awareness to the point where it fully realizes its essential nature as unlimited, immortal consciousness that is at one with the source of all existence. This process of self-realization can be understood as evolution, where something changes over time, or as an awakening, where nothing that was real has actually changed at all, because the essence of the individual conditioned self was always the same universal truth. The only difference between before and after is knowing the truth.


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  1. LadySeeta

    the soul in my personal opinion is not perfect as it has to go through life experiences to reach enlightment and/or perfection. As time goes by we mature and live our own lifes to be able to withhold the causes of evolution of the soul. Ego is a part where we need to poin out to be very important in our self evolution. However we also need to consider our lack of selfesteem to be able to follow our pathway. The soul evolves in whatever circumstances you put it through and with time it always corrects its path. Yes, maybe we suffer in this process but only then can we achieve the word evolution. We need to stay incontact with nature, with our own path, with positive ways,and to search for answers when our souls speaks to us in a mystical form. We have to follow our own path to which our soul,mind and body are attached to and help our mind to build up confidence to follow our own path. NAMASTE.

  2. Karma Lhagyel

    Depak Chopra......I m a fan of you tho....

  3. Karma Lhagyel

    And is the truth the truth that was perceived in between when "the separation of the yo-yo from the hand.....as far away from the source as we possibly can go, then we make our way back....?......hmmmmmmm.....IMPERMANENCE ??????... And if the truth be impermanent. Then why worry....for even the truth shall fade away..........lol....forgive me

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