In this way the soul starts dissociating itself from the gross world, enabling its consciousness to become aware of the subtle sphere. In bod animal form, an increasingly erect position is experienced, with much more developed attributes. Gradually the thinner gross impressions become subtle impressions, through which the soul mdher the subtle world, and as subtle impressions get exhausted, they become mental impressions, through which the soul experiences the mental world.
Meher Baba describes an unfolding geometric schema of forms. Beyond that is the total return, the re-emerging into Godhood with its infinite power, knowledge, and bliss.
God Speaks by Meher Baba
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Dec 17, Drea rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: I would highly recommend this meeher The first edition, published by Dodd, Mead and Companyreceived four printings,andand was pages. For anyone who feel that there are too many gaps in the explanation of how life and death happen and what God’s relationship to everything and everyone is all about, then read this book.
I baaba this book over three times and each time I gained a deeper understanding of the text. With more involution consciousness enters the sixth planewhich is the higher mental world.
Trivia About God Speaks. From 10 July to the speaos of his life, Meher Baba maintained silence, communicating spaeks means of an alphabet board or by unique hand gestures. During this period, Baba would trace letters with his finger on either a stool or any other convenient surface. That msher will be called Breaking silence At the human level we have the opportunity to engage in spiritual evolution, which Meher Baba calls “involution.
The soul here starts experiencing subtle phenomena simultaneously through its gross and subtle senses. By bbaa way, there is not a word of philosophy in this book, it is written from experience.
Apr 13, Mik Hamilton, D. It is important to keep in mind that here Meher Baba is using metaphor and analogy to explain changes in God’s imagination and the development of consciousness and that he is not describing a metaphysical ocean or literal drops in any sense. They have big bang theory, they have galaxies and trying to prove everything we have seaks in our ancient histories and BookS claimed by religion. Any drop of this ocean the drop signifying the individuated soul is the ocean itself, since no differentiation between drops has yet been conceived.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Since in God Speaks there is no mention of Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution, the progression must be seen as a progression in consciousness rather than in biological linearity. On 10 January at 4 P.
Jun 25, Arun rated it it was amazing Shelves: The next day Eruch would read gor Baba what he had written. It is only after numerous apparent births and deaths, that the range of human experience starts to get exhausted.
No other Teacher in our own time or in any known past time has so minutely analyzed consciousness as Meher Baba has in God Speaks. Each baga these states is an eternal state for the consciousness which has overcome all illusion.
God Speaks has had three editions. No one has ever even come close. Here the soul can use more aspects of the infinite energy by performing greater miracles, such as giving emher to the blind, or restoring maimed limbs.
Not being able to control its feelings or thoughts, the soul is strongly tempted to handle infinite energy.
Ishwar Dhanur rated it liked it Jan 10, Those who want to know how the universe works. While the soul is meger longer in search of a better medium, it has to go through numerous human forms, until these impressions gathered through evolution are weakened and finally exhausted.
If you can understand the meaning of love you don’t need to read any of them. Meyer rated it really liked it Feb 01, These five Perfect Masters can use their God’s attributes of infinite power, knowledge and bliss to help others progress on the spiritual path and beyond. God Speaks takes a strictly nondualist approach in explaining the tod and its purpose, carefully clarifying and syncretising terms as it takes speas reader through the spiritual journey of the atma soul through its imagined evolutionreincarnationand involutionto its goal, its origin, of Paramatma Over-soul.
Bal Natu would read out every word and its meaning and, when required, Baba speals correct a point. When the human form is reached, consciousness is fully developed and asserts itself mehre the ideal medium in a fully upright stance.
When all impressions arising from this association have been experienced and exhausted, the soul dissociates itself from that form and associates with the next stone species. According to God Speaksin the evolution of consciousness, before the Soul has wpeaks consciousness of anything or itself, there is an infinite, impressionless unconscious tranquil state.
The fourth plane is a transitional point between planes three and five in that at this level soul’s acquire psychic and magical abilities which one must renounce in order to advance. He also traveled widely, held public gatherings and engaged in works of charity with lepers, the poor and the mentally ill.
The very first forms which the indivisible Soul’s consciousness identifies its eternal Self with, according to Meher Baba, are seven gaseous forms the seventh of which is Hydrogen, according to a footnote. They tod said to have gone through the “second journey” “first” being the traversing of the spiritual path, before merging with God. Return to Book Page.