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Sadashiva Pradakshina … Vedanta

Sadashiva Pradakshina ... Vedanta

This topic shall discuss Pradakshina around Sadashiva (Sadashiva Pradakshina) basis personal self realizations and consequent experiences as per the path of Vedanta … This path is as it has been described within Panch Brahma Upanishad (Pancabrahma Upanishad) … This happened many years ago, from the time I write this topic … Pradakshina means Parikrama or circumambulation … This Parikrama is around the five Brahmas or Panch Brahma or Panch Mukha Brahma … And we shall also compare these discussion to Agama Lore’s of Shaivism (i.e. Kashmiri Shaivism) which name the same five Brahmas (or Pancha Brahma) as Panch Mukha Shiva (or five faces of Shiva) … And thus know that what Shaivism Vedanta calls as Shiva, itself is Brahma of Vedanta … And thus conclude that all that is different in these two paths are the names by which they address  these five faces (and some ancillary characteristics) and thus both these paths actually relate to the same reality (Shiva) only …

 

 

एकं सद्विप्राः बहुधा वदन्ति

Ekam Sat-Viprah Bahudha Vadanti

Truth is one, but sages address IT by different names

 

The word Pradakshina is made up of two parts … The word “Pra” means “move forward” and Dakshina means “to south or to the right hand side or to clockwise direction” … This is also termed as Parikrama …

In simple words, Pradakshina or Parikrama means circumambulation around a deity, around a place of high spiritual authority (like a Vedic temple, a mountain, a river, a tree, a Guru or even parents, etc-etc) and also around all those places and aspects which have a deity resting within it …

The Vedic Parikrama or Pradakshina is done in a clockwise manner i.e. whilst moving to right hand side (i.e. to the southern side or Dakshina Disha) … This ensures that the deity or place of high spiritual authority is always kept on one side (i.e. on the right hand side) of the one who is doing the Parikrama (or Pradakshina) and ideally this is to be done in such a way that as far as possible during the Parikrama, the deity is always kept equidistant when one is moving around it (i.e. when one is doing the Parikrama around the deity) …

 

AA-1 … Pradakshina (or Parikrama) around Sadashiva … Shiva Pradakshina or Pradakshina of Panch Mukha Shiva … 

Since my primary deity (Ishta Deva) and primary or supreme guide (Param Gurudeva) is none other than five faced Sadashiva, so as far as my case has stood in times of my earlier incarnations (or even my transmigrated incarnations, including the current one), this Parikrama needs to be done around the four cardinal faces of Sadashiva (or five faces of Shiva) …

When we do the Parikrama around the four cardinal faces of Sadashiva, then it is also automatically completed around the central upward looking (Skyward looking) face of Sadashiva (i.e. Ishaan face of Sadashiva or Ishana face of Sadashiva) …

This time around it was completed in “two plus one” stages (i.e. three stages) and each of these stages had four steps … But in this topic I have left the third stage to self realization of aspirants …

Thus, within this topic and this text only the initial stage of return back to start point whose path was of Kashmiri Shaivism and of Vedanta (i.e. Panch Brahma Upanishad) and the next (or second) stage which as such is of the Chatush Pada Sadashiva Parikrama as per Siddha Lore’s, is discussed …

And the third stage which relates to that which remains as an undisclosed aspect of this Pradakshina around Sadashiva, is left the self realizations of interested aspirants …

Sadashiva Pradakshina (or Pradakshina of Panch Mukha Shiva) is the higher of all Pradakshina … This is due to the fact that the one who is addressed as Sadashiva (i.e. eternal, ever-present and all present Shiva or the eternal omnipresent supremely auspicious being) is also addressed as following across various ancient lore’s of Sanatan Dharma and its vast number of paths (or sects) …

  • Bhagwan Sadashiva … My supreme Gurudeva (Param Gurudeva) … My first Guru of those timeless ancient times and he had also told me that he would also be my last and final Guru prior I am finally liberated …
  • Viraat Parabrahman … The boundless Absolute being and it also means the dimensionless self expression of the Absolute …
  • Viraat Purusha … The macrocosmic being in whose envelopes everything resides …
  • Bhagwan Vishvakarman (or Vedas) … The macrocosmic architect …
  • Sriman Naaraayana … My eternal guide (Sanatan Gurudeva) … The ultimate ruler and non egoistic final controller of that rests within the envelopes of the infinite macrocosmic waters …
  • Primordial Buddha Samantabhadra … Adi Buddha of Tibetan Bardo … Adi Buddha (of Tantric Buddhism) in whom all Buddhas of triple times reside …
  • Adi Nath of Siddha sciences … The primordial Lord … The timeless eternal being …
  • Panch Mukha Brahma (of Upanishads) and Panch Brahma of Agama Lore …
  • Formless state of Bhagwan Pashupatinath … The word Pashupatinath literally means “Lord of all macrocosmic speciology” and the word speciology means all that is animate, inanimate, supra-animate and supra-inanimate … This is original concept from where the Biblical phrase of “Lord of Sheep” is derived …
  • The eternal Tirthankara i.e. Adi Nath (of Jainism) …
  • Siddha Loka of Jainism …
  • Bhagwan Mahakaal is also an aspect of Sadashiva only … The timeless Lord, who himself is the “Great Time” … And since in Vedas, there can only be one great, so the great (or Maha) as is told here, only means the supreme (Param) … Thus Mahakaal which literally means Lord of the great time, only means Lord of supreme time or lord of eternity or the eternal lord … As also, that who is an eternal Lord, cannot be any other than the one who is also the omnipresent Lord, Omnidirectional lord (Lord of all directions or paths of evolution) and eternal Lord (i.e. Lord of the triplicity of time) …
  • Since the divine is indistinct from its own divinity, so the divine cannot be separated from IT’s own divinity, just like the sun cannot be separated from its own light, so the divinity of Bhagwan Mahakaal, who as such is addressed as Maa Mahakaali (divinity of all of the triple times) cannot be separated from Bhagwan Mahakaal … Thus when we consider this fact, then Bhagwan Mahakaal is Maa Mahakaali only … Due to this reason, I also consider Bhagwan Sadashiva to be none other than Mahakaali
  • The one who is addressed as Sadashiva (and is also addressed with all above listed names across various ancient lore’s) itself is the one who in Shaktism (or path of Shakta’s) is addressed as Maa Adi Parashakti or the supreme divinity (or supreme mother of allness) …

Thus, when any aspirant does the Pradakshina around Sadashiva, then that aspirant also completes the Pradakshina around all above …

 

AA-2 … Pradakshina around Sadashiva (or Parikrama of five faces of Shiva) denotes Pradakshina around all …

The four formless cardinal faces of Sadashiva along with the central upward looking face are always present within the entirety of Maker’s Makings and her each part … These four faces also have their presence within those states which are beyond the Maker’s Makings (or the macrocosmic self expression of the creator or Brahmand or Vishvaroop Brahma) …

Within all greater and lesser parts of Maker’s Makings the same four cardinal faces of Sadashiva along with the central upward looking face, are always present … Each circle that gets drawn on the celestial sphere due to movement of celestial objects also has a subtle presence of these faces within it … Thus these four cardinal faces of Sadashiva along with the central face of Sadashiva (i.e. Ishaan face of Sadashiva) are always present within each microcosm …

Here the word microcosm means each animate, inanimate, supra-inanimate and supra-animate entity and thus this term (i.e. microcosm) includes each of the universes, galaxies, planets and their systems, all sorts of microcosm’s right from that of form or formless Gods and until a human and animal microcosm, trees and plants etc. …

There is nothing within which these four cardinal faces (and the central face) of Sadashiva are not present … And due to above reason, the same four cardinal faces of Sadashiva along with the central upward looking (or skyward facing) face, are also present inside the human microcosm … This is why you can also do an inner Pradakshina i.e. Pradakshina within your own physical microcosm and this would also lead to the same result as is of any other Pradakshina (because the same five faces of Sadashiva are eternally present inside everyone, inside everything and is also present everywhere in the Maker’s Makings) …

Thus basis this is a fact of presence of Sadashiva within everything, everyone and everywhere is the further fact that “and everywhere, everyone and everything is none other than a divine entity” and it was due to this reason that the Vedic sages have also told this fact in a wide variety of ways …

So basis above, these five faces of Sadashiva (Pancha Mukha Sadashiva) are eternally present within everything, including but not limited to each galaxy, each circle (or circle like shape) that gets drawn upon the celestial sphere (like the precession circle, revolution cycle and rotation cycle of anything) and these five faces of Sadashiva are also present inside each cycle that could ever be, including the cycle of the four primary dimensions (i.e. time, space, direction and state) … Everything rests within the vast unfathomable purviews of application of the timelessly primordial concept of these five faces of Sadashiva …

Thus during subtler travels, when any aspirant does the Sookshma Pradakshina around the five formless macrocosmic faces of Sadashiva (as are present within the Maker’s Makings) then that aspirant has also deemed to have completed the Pradakshina around the same Sadashiva who is also present within each microcosm … Thus if the Pradakshina around five formless macrocosmic faces of Sadashiva if completed, then this also denotes the completion of Pradakshina of Sadashiva who is also present within each microcosm …

 

AA-3 … Four Vedic temples and Symbolic Pradakshina of Sadashiva or Parikrama of five faces of Shiva …

Further to above discussions …

The four cardinal and one upward looking central face of Sadashiva are eternally present within each microcosm … To ensure the presence of this subtle concept within this planet, were established the four Vedic temples (Char Dham) and four Vedic monasteries (Aamnaya Peetha) during those very ancient times as were of my much-much earlier returns to this planet …

Thus it eventually was from the discussed fact that during those extremely ancient (and already forgotten) times, these four Vedic monasteries (Aamnaya Peetha or Vyasa Peetha) and the four primary Vedic temples (Char Dhaam) were “symbolically” established on this planet (these temples have kept getting rebuilt after they had kept getting cyclically destroyed over those vast incalculable times which have passed since they were originally built, eons and eons ago) … These four Vedic temples also denote the same four formless cardinal faces of Sadashiva and their deities …

Thus it is told in Vedic lore that if any aspirant completes the Char Dhaam Yatra (i.e. if any aspirant completes the circumambulation around the four primary Vedic temples) then that aspirant has fulfilled the purpose of his or her life (i.e. such an aspirant has done the final ritual and prayer and thus he or she is deemed to have commenced upon the path of final liberation) …

And it is due to above stated reason that Hindus have been doing the Char Dhaam Yatra since those timeless ages that have gone by and that too where this Pradakshina has been continuing from those timeless times when these four temples were not even present in a state, that they now are found to be …

The completion of Pradakshina around the four Vedic temples also has the same effect as the Sookshma (or subtle) Pradakshina (circumambulation or Parikrama) that is subtly completed (i.e. done through subtle travels) around the four cardinal (and central upward looking) formless macrocosmic faces of Sadashiva …

It is this subtle circumambulation around the four cardinal formless macrocosmic faces of Sadashiva which I have been doing during each of my transmigrated incarnations, that have been till now … And this transmigrated incarnation has been no different from the earlier ones …

 

Proceeding further …

Basis personal experiences, in whichever transmigrated incarnation (i.e. incarnation that is achieved by adopting the path of transmigration of soul), I have completed the Pradakshina of Sadashiva, then the final effect that manifests is that the “intrinsically pluralistic and yet the essentially monist” knowledge systems of Sanatan Dharma become the way of life of “almost” all of humanity and that too within a very short time span (within 72 years, as per nadir time units) from the time of completion of this Pradakshina around formless faces of Sadashiva … And this time also it won’t be any different …

Plus whenever any Yogi completes this Sookshma Pradakshina (i.e. subtle circumambulation) around formless macrocosmic faces of Sadashiva, then the human age cycle always starts turning to the human golden age cycle of man (i.e. human age of truth or Manav Satyuga) …

But since during the current stage of divine age cycle, these times of divine degenerate age (Deva Kaliyuga) would be continuing for another around 426,000 human solar years, so the human golden age (Manav Satyuga) that would be manifesting on this world, would only be an “Age of Sages (i.e. Guru Yuga)” … The “human age of truth (or human golden age cycle or Manav Satyuga)” which manifests within the much-much longer time span of “divine degenerate age (i.e. Deva Kaliyuga)” is known as an “Age of Sages (i.e. Guru Yuga)” …

Guru Yuga is the age of inward path or the path towards one’s own innermost essence (i.e. Atma Path) and thus this is the age of paths of self realization of one’s own innermost essence (or Atman) … This path of self realization was told as “Atma Gyan (Atma Jnana)” by Vedic sages …

Thus basis above, the time cycles which were based upon outward paths i.e. those paths which relate to any of the egoistic Gods (Abhimani Devata), is already about to end …

And the simultaneous stage of manifestation of a human age cycle (Manav Yuga) which would be related to non egoistic Gods (Anabhimani Devata) and to the paths of self realization is just around the corner from the time when I write this topic …

As also a fact that whenever to ages meet each other, then there is always a collision of the effects of these two age cycles … This change of age cycles always leads to a intermediary stage of manmade, natural and divine chaos … This chaos always manifests within the inhabitants of the world and as times progress, this inner chaos eventually spills outwards (into the environment or the world) … This would also be seen as a matter of fact during the immediately coming times …

Prior to change of any age cycle to an age of sages, the political governance is always of democracy … And as times of change of ages progress and keep arriving closer and closer to the inauguration phase of the incoming age of sages, these democratic political set ups of also lands always become chaotic, which ultimately paves the way for coming in of a “Dharmik Samraat or righteous monarch (i.e. system of all ages of sages that have been till now)” … This change would also be seen as a matter of fact during the coming times …

 

AA-4 … Sookshma Pradakshina around Bhagwan Sadashiva or Panch Mukha Shiva …

Sookshma means subtle … Pradakshina is already explained earlier …

So the header of this part of the topic means a “subtle circumambulation around formless faces of Bhagwan Sadashiva” …

And since Bhagwan Sadashiva of Shaivas is none other than Sriman Naaraayana of Vaishnavas, Bhagwan Vishvakarman of Vedas, Panch Brahma of Upanishads and the formless state of Bhagwan Pashupatinath, so this topic on “Pradakshina around Sadashiva” also means the following …

  • Pradakshina around Sriman Naaraayana …
  • Pradakshina around Bhagwan Vishvakarman (Bhagwan Vishvakarman is the macrocosmic architect and creator) …
  • Pradakshina around Panch Brahma …
  • Pradakshina around Bhagwan Pashupatinath … The word Pashupatinath means the “Lord of macrocosmic speciology” and the word speciology means all that is animate, inanimate, supra-animate and supra-inanimate …
  • And all other aspects which have been discussed in “AA-1” above …

But at the same time since the formless Sadashiva is the primary omnipresent deity, so if any aspirant completes the Sookshma Pradakshina (or Sookshma Parikrama or subtle circumambulation) around the four formless cardinal faces of Sadashiva (as is when the Siddha Sharira or Siddha bodies of that aspirant end up travelling “through and around” these four formless cardinal faces of Sadashiva) and since formless Sadashiva is the root and primary deity of allness, so such an aspirant is also deemed to have completed the Pradakshina around each of the lesser aspects (i.e. aspects which relate to microcosm’s) that have been discussed earlier on …

So basis above, if any aspirant completes this Pradakshina (or Parikrama) around the four formless cardinal faces of Sadashiva and since this Pradakshina is the “primary macrocosmic and is also a beyond macrocosmic one”, then that microcosm is also deemed to have completed the Pradakshina around each microcosm … This is because the macrocosm (i.e. Brahmand) within its “subtle impressional state (i.e. Sookshma Samskarik Awastha)” is also present inside each microcosm (i.e. Pinda) …

Thus basis above if any aspirant completes the Pradakshina (or Parikrama) around the four formless cardinal faces of Sadashiva, then that aspirant is also deemed to have completed it around each part of the Maker’s Makings (because of the fact that these five faces of Sadashiva are also present within each part of Maker’s Makings i.e. they are present inside each microcosm) … Due to this reason the Pradakshina around Sadashiva is the final Pradakshina could ever be done by any aspirant and during any of the three times …

Within the current Brahma Kalpa, during every transmigrated incarnation that has ever been till now, I have completed this Pradakshina (around the four formless cardinal faces of Sadashiva) once …

 

Proceeding further …

As also a fact that whenever any aspirant completes this Pradakshina, then the Shakti (divinity) of a human golden age cycle (Manav Satyuga) starts entering into that world (i.e. the world where that aspirant resides) …

And this establishment of the human golden age cycle is irrespective of the divine age cycle that is underway at that time … Thus by completing a Pradakshina around the five formless macrocosmic faces of Sadashiva, even the human golden age cycle can be manifested during the longer (or larger) time spans of a divine degenerate age cycle …

And this human golden age cycle also gets established upon that world within the following time spans …

  • 18 years … If this Pradakshina is done during the time spans of Manav Kaliyuga (human degenerate age cycle) …
  • 36 years … If this Pradakshina is done during the time spans of Manav Dwaparyuga (human age of duality) …
  • 54 years … If this Pradakshina is done during the time spans of Manav Tretayuga (human age of trinity) … This is the presently running human age cycle …
  • 72 years … If it is done during the time spans of a Sandhikaal (Sandhikaal means the “intermediary time span between any two ages”) which itself is leading to a human golden age cycle (Manav Satyuga), then around 72 years (+/- 1 to 2.7 years) prior to the time of inauguration of that human golden age cycle, would this Pradakshina around Sadashiva be completed by an aspirant who is chosen to complete it …
  • Thus basis above point, if there is a Manav Satyuga coming into the world, then the aspirant who would get chosen to do this Pradakshina would also be completing it around 72 years (+/- 1 to 2.7 years) prior to the advent of that Manav Satyuga cycle and this completion would also be during the Sandhikaal period itself …
  • But because I have used the Nadir time units of precession in above stated values, so to calculate the exact values that are applicable as of now, use the following equation …

 

Time of advent of change to Manav Satyuga = {(Yearly rate of change of precession at Nadir / Yearly rate of change of precession when the Pradakshina was completed) “X (multiply)” above stated values of time taken for change to effect upon a world which is resting at Nadir phase of precession of equinoxes} …

So basis above, the correct value becomes as follows …

{(50 / 50.28) X 72} = 71.6 years from the time when the Pradakshina was completed … This is value of one unit of time during the current stage of precession …

So basis above, since as per Kaalchakra the inauguration phase of the incoming human golden age cycle (which as such can only be a Guru Yuga) is destined to be on/around the “1st of Chaitra Month of 2082 AD (+/- 1 to 2.7 years)” so as far as the incoming Guru Yuga is concerned, this Pradakshina would also have to be completed within the below calculated time span itself …

2082.25 – 71.6 = 2010.65 AD (+/- 1 to 2.7 years)

 

Proceeding further …

Since this Pradakshina (i.e. Parikrama) was also done during the current transmigrated incarnation, so the results of this Parikrama would also not be any different from what is stated here …

Thus I know that the human golden age cycle would be fully manifesting within the above stated time span (from the time of my Pradakshina around Sadashiva is about to be completed) …

And since I also believe that Shakti itself is Shiva and Shiva also is none other than Shakti, so my Pradakshina which was around Bhagwan Sadashiva was also around Maa Adi Parashakti …

And since Maa Shakti is the one who controls time (Time is a weapon of Maa Shakti) and since she never shares this weapon within any of the egoistic Gods (i.e. Abhimani Devata), so to counter this change of human age cycles is also beyond the capabilities of any of the Gods and Satan’s of any of the triple times …

So irrespective of which leader (or God or Satan) of this world or any beyond worlds may try to counter whatever is written here, since this Pradakshina was successfully completed, so there is no way that the initial effects of a human golden age can be stopped from entering this world around 2028 AD (+/- 1 to 2.7 years) …

The initial effects which always arrive prior to the process of change of age cycles would be seen to be manifesting, very soon (by the humanity who inhabits this planet) …

Thus was the reason for this topic of “Pradakshina around Sadashiva” to be added into this text …

 

AA-5 … Subtle meaning of Pradakshina around Sadashiva …

Since the divine (Shiva) itself is the divinity (Shakti) and divinity itself the divine and thus Shiva and Shakti are one and the same, so if the Pradakshina (or Parikrama) is done around either of them, then it is also done for both of them …

Just like the sun and its own light are one and the same, so is Bhagwan Sadashiva none other than Maa Adi Parashakti and Maa Adi Parashakti is also none other than Bhagwan Sadashiva …

So if any aspirant completes the Pradakshina around any one of them, then that aspirant also completes the same Pradakshina around the other amongst them …

Due to this reason, Parikrama around Bhagwan Sadashiva is also a Parikrama around Maa Adi Parashakti …

Thus even though I have written the header as Sadashiva Pradakshina (i.e. Pradakshina around Bhagwan Sadashiva), yet in realty it only means Pradakshina (or Parikrama) around “Bhagwan Sadashiva and Maa Adi Parashakti” …

In “almost” every incarnation and “almost” every transmigrated incarnation that has been since the time when this Brahma Kalpa (or Kalpa) had commenced, I have always tried to complete this Parikrama around the four cardinal faces of Bhagwan Sadashiva and the four self-manifestations of Maa Adi Parashakti which also are eternally present within these four faces of Bhagwan Sadashiva …

To complete this Parikrama, it does not matter whether you transit the 8th plexus or not … This is because of the fact that this Parikrama can also be done without transiting the 8th plexus (or Niralambasthana) because these faces of Sadashiva are also subtly-present inside your own physical and subtle microcosm …

But at the same time, it is definitely much easier to complete it after transit of the 8th plexus (or Niralamb chakra) because after this transit of the 8th plexus (or Ashtama Chakra), it is much-much earlier to get divine assistance …

 

AA-6 … Pradakshina … Kashmiri Shaivism and Panch Brahma Upanishad …

AA-6-A … Return back to start point …

To commence any Pradakshina, the need to return to the start point is a must …

And as far as the subtle circumambulation (i.e. Sookshma Pradakshina) of Sadashiva is concerned, that start point can only be that state of existence from where the aspirant who does this Pradakshina, has returned back to a world …

This is what is would be discussed in this part of the topic …

Thus as far as I am concerned, this commencement could have only been started from the state when I had entered into this world through the process of transmigration (of soul) … Transmigration of soul was discussed in an earlier topics of “A short note”, then this discussion was furthered in the topic of “What is transmigration”, and then the discussions in the topic of “As it happened”, and then the discussions in the topic of “Change of entities”, and then the discussions in the topic of “Process of transmigration”, then the discussions in the topic of “What, How, When, Where”, and then the discussions in the topic of “Some other aspects”, and then the discussions in the topic of “Helpers and other specifics” and then the discussions in the topic of “Deferred discussions” …

This return back as a transmigrated one was in continuity of being a Prabuddha Yoga Bhrashta +++ (which I still am when I write this topic) and also being a Trisanku Yogi ++++ (which I was when I had entered this world this time around, but now I am not as this stage was cleared or evolved-over within this incarnation and which has been discussed in two earlier topic of “8th plexus and Trisanku Yogi” and then what was discussed in the topic of “Rarity of knower’s of 8th plexus”) …

 

Deviating a bit to discuss +++ and ++++ of above paragraph …

+++ Explaining Prabuddha Yoga Bhrashta … Prabuddha Yoga Bhrashta means that Yogi who has either not been able to attain to the finality of a self realization and realization of allness (and thus that Yogi has attained a final liberation or Kaivalya Moksha) or that Yogi has intentionally delayed his attainment to the finality of self realization and realization of allness and thus he (or she) has still not attained to Kaivalya Moksha (i.e. liberation due to a full, final and permanent isolation from allness and her each part) … During this Brahma Kalpa, I have been the latter type due to many reasons, the primary amongst which was the instruction of my father during Swayambhu Manvantar (i.e. Brahmarishi Kratu) who had told me not to accept liberation (Kaivalya) until transit of the 8th plexus via the path of 101st channel for a 101st time, gets completed …

+++ Continuing with above paragraph … A Prabuddha Yoga Bhrashta is the one who holds the knowledge of making the stage of his (or her) death into a state of sleep and thus when a Prabuddha Yoga Bhrashta dies (i.e. when he or she de-incarnates) then it is not like a death and instead it is like entering into a state of deep and prolonged sleep …

+++ Continuing with above paragraph … And due to death becoming a stage of sleep, so when a Prabuddha Yoga Bhrashta returns back to a world, he (or she) can remember all of his earlier incarnations which have passed since the time he (or she) had originally become a Prabuddha Yoga Bhrashta … And due to being a Prabuddha Yoga Bhrashta, he (or she) also continues as a student (Shishya) of the Guru’s of his (or her) earlier incarnations that have passed since the time when he (or she) had initially become a Prabuddha Yoga Bhrashta … And due to this reason, he (or she) may or may not need further Guru’s during his later incarnations (as he or she can continue with the Guru’s of his earlier incarnations due to which the need for a Guru in further incarnations also ceases for a Prabuddha Yoga Bhrashta) …

++++ Now I shall discuss Trisanku Yogi … Since Trisanku is a stage of nonness of fullness of accomplishment of the 100th transit of the 8th plexus (due to willingly accepting an evolutionary fall from Indraloka  or divine world of ruler of all divine worlds) which has been discussed in an earlier topic of “8th plexus and Trisanku Yogi”, so during the current transmigrated incarnation, the Parikrama could have only been deemed to have commenced, if my subtle travelling vehicle (i.e. consciousness vehicle) could enter into a state which is either adjacent to Indraloka (i.e. ALA Naad) or the consciousness enters into Indraloka itself (Indraloka is also the divine plane of the macrocosmic kingship principle) …

++++ Continuing with above paragraph … The former of above stated two options was discussed in the 5th bullet point of section FF-1 and was also discussed in section GG-1 of the earlier topic of “Proceeding into ALA Naad” and in that earlier topic I had also stated that there is a very subtle yellow colored state beyond ALA and this subtle yellow state is not painted in the sketch of that earlier topic, but it would be discussed at later stages of this text … So it is in this topic that we shall be doing that pending discussion …

 

Continuing further …

The first painted sketch of this topic is the complete one as the yellow colored state which was not depicted in the earlier topic, is shown in it …

This path to ALA Naad was also depicted within the painted sketch of an earlier topic of “From Ahum Naad to ALA Naad” … And first painted sketch of this topic is an extension of that earlier painting (of the earlier topic of “From Ahum Naad to ALA Naad”) as it depicts the subtle yellow state which was not discussed earlier …

Path of Kashmiri Shaivism and the path of Pancha Brahma Upanishad as is discussed in next sub-part of this topic is also related to the above shown painted sketch …

Based upon my personal experiences, both the paths of Kashmiri Shaivism and path of Pancha Brahma Upanishad can also be utilized to evolve beyond (or clear away from) the earlier stage of being a Trishanku

Paths of Kashmiri Shaivism and of Pancha Brahma Upanishad can also be a route to reach back to the divine world (of Indraloka) where I had initially become a Trisanku Yogi …

In this discussion, I shall be taking up path of Kashmiri Shaivism prior taking up of the path of Pancha Brahma Upanishad in a subsequent sub-part of this topic, both of which are paths to reach back to Indraloka, where I had originally attained the stage of being a Trisanku

And this path which is to reach back to Indraloka is the one which has been discussed in below topic (AA-6-B) …

 

AA-6-B … Pradakshina of Panch Mukha Shiva or Five faces of Shiva … Kashmiri Shaivism …

 

Panch Mukha Shiva ... Kashmir Shaivism
Pradakshina or Parikrama of Pancha Mukha Shiva of Kashmiri Shaivism or in other words, circumambulation of five faces of Shiva as told in Shaiva Agamas of Kashmir Shaivism … See this flowchart with above painting of this topic …

 

As per Kashmiri Shaivism, following are the four cardinal faces of Sadashiva …

  • Aghora face of Sadashiva … Aghora face of Shiva … This is of a Blue-Dark (Blue-Black) color …
  • Sadyojata face of Sadashiva … Sadyojata face of Shiva … This is of a white color …
  • Vamadeva face of Sadashiva … Vamadeva face of Shiva … This is of an orange color …
  • Tatpurusha face of Sadashiva … Tatpurusha face of Shiva … This is of a yellow color …

When if the path that is shown by arrows in above flow chart is compared with the first painting of this topic, then it will be clear that Pradakshina of faces of Sadashiva is already completed and the consciousness had finally reached the (golden (or yellow) colored Tatpurusha face of Sadashiva from whom Indra Deva gets self manifested … Thus this figure denotes the return back to the start point of Pradakshina …

Above path was already completed during transit through the painted sketch of an earlier topic of “From Ahum Naad to ALA Naad” except of course the subtle yellow state which is beyond the orangish colored ALA, which was not painted in the earlier topic and is depicted in first painting of this topic itself …

 

Proceeding further …

This is to discuss the path of Sadashiva Pradakshina of the subtle observing vehicle (consciousness vehicle) as per Kashmiri Shaivism …

The stages of this path as is depicted in the first figure of this text and which has already been discussed in the earlier topic of “From Ahum Naad to ALA Naad” was as follows …

  • I had entered this world from golden Tatpurusha face of Sadashiva … This was depicted in the sketch of an earlier painting of “As it happened” …
  • Then once the stages of transmigration were completed in a few years (after around 2.5 decades), the path transited through the blue-black colored Aghora face of Sadashiva
  • Then it went to diamond white colored Sadyojata face of Sadashiva
  • Then this path went into the orange colored Rudra Deva (whose sound was discussed in an earlier topic as ALA Naad) …
  • And then it led to the yellow colored Indraloka … Indraloka was not depicted in the painting of an earlier topic of “Proceeding into ALA Naad” (but in sections FF-1 and GG-1 of that earlier topic, I had referred to it as a very subtle yellow colored world that is visible beyond the orange colored ALA Naad or Rudra Deva) …
  • This completed my return path to golden colored Tatpurusha from whom Indra Deva self manifests …
  • This return path is the one which is depicted in the 1st painting of this topic and it is also depicted by black arrows in above flow chart …

Thus above painting is also related to the flow chart, when considering the path of Kashmiri Shaivism …

But as it is discussed in the next sub-part of this topic (AA-6-C below), this path of Pradakshina as is depicted in above flow chart and is also there in the 1st painting of this topic is only showing the faces of Sadashiva whilst the aspirant’s consciousness is still resting within the envelope of the blue colored Aghora face (of Sadashiva) … Thus this flow chart and the 1st painting of this topic does not depict those further stages of Pradakshina which are of those states which are arrived at when the consciousness travels beyond Aghora and thence it observes these faces of Sadashiva …

 

AA-6-C … Reality of above figure and Kashmiri Shaivism …

As of current stage of revolution of sun around the Milky Way galaxy, the sun is located near a point which is around about 179.28 degrees arc +++ off its revolution start point, so due to this reason as of now the southern face of Aghora is the one which primarily is applicable to this world …

+++ Explaining +++ of above paragraph … This value of 179.28 degrees arc shall be mathematically derived in the later topic of Kaalchakra, when we shall discuss the very ancient and forgotten concept of “Surya Samvatsara (i.e. 60 cycles of sun around the central non lighted part of the milky way galaxy)” and then we shall also discuss the relation of Maha Kalpa ( Surya Samvatsara) to the currently calculated astronomical age of universe and its relation to the concept of “Samskarik Prakash (i.e. Impression light)” which the current day astronomers call as CMB

 

Continuing further …

And since as of now Aghora is the primarily applicable face of Sadashiva, so the 1st painting of this topic and above flow chart is also denoting that condition when the aspirant’s consciousness is resting within Aghora Itself …

As of now due to the position of sun as per Surya Samvatsara (Mahakalpa) being close to south node of sun’s revolution around the milky way galaxy, so the entirety of what is told as four faces of Sadashiva, are resting within or in immediate proximity to southern face of Aghora and thus all the faces of Sadashiva can be self realized even when the aspirants consciousness is still resting in the envelope of Aghora … Above painting and flow chart were denoting this stage self realization only …

And due to this reason, the entire state as depicted in above painting and flow chart, is that which is seen whilst the aspirants consciousness is resting within the envelope of Aghora itself …

 

AA-7 … Parikrama of Panch Mukha Brahma or Five Brahmas … Panch Brahma Upanishad (or Pancabrahma Upanishad) …

 

Panch Brahma of Vedanta
Pradakshina or Parikrama of Panch Mukha Brahma or Panch Brahma of Vedanta or in other words, circumambulation of five faces of Brahma or Five Brahma’s as told in Pancha Brahma Upanishad …

 

Like the previous discussions on Kashmiri Shaivism, this topic is also an extension of an earlier topic of “From Ahum Naad to ALA Naad” … The first painted sketch and above figure shall be referred to in these discussions …

In Vedanta the same five faced Sadashiva is described as five Brahmas (Panch Brahma), but in Vedanta the stated positions, colors, characteristics of these five faces are told differently …

In Panch Brahma Upanishad, following are the faces of Brahma …

  • Aghora face of Vedanta (Panch Brahma Upanishad) … Aghora is the south face and is of a blue color …
  • Vamadeva face of Vedanta (Panch Brahma Upanishad) … Vamadeva is the west face and of a black-white color …
  • Tatpurusha face of Vedanta (Panch Brahma Upanishad) … Tatpurusha is the north face and is of a red color …
  • Sadyojata face of Vedanta (Panch Brahma Upanishad) … Sadyojata is the east face and is of a Yellow color …
  • Above flow chart is as per this description …

Thus basis above description from Panch Brahma Upanishad, as far as path of the 1st painting and above flows chart of this topic are concerned, it was as follows …

01 … Blue colored Aghora … South face … Yajurveda relates to it …

02 … Black-white colored Vamadeva … West face … Samaveda relates to it …

03 … Red colored Tatpurusha … North face … Atharvaveda relates to it …

04 … Yellow colored Sadyojata … East face … Rig Veda relates to it …

 

Thus basis above, following is a fact …

  • Above figure is also based upon the same aspect which we had discussed in the earlier sub-part of this topic i.e. AA-6-C
  • The Vedanta considers the dark light (i.e. black color) to be a part of Vamadeva and on the contrary, Kashmiri Shaivism considers it as a part of Aghora … This is probably because Kashmiri Shaivism is also related to Himalayan Lore’s (i.e. Buddhist-Hindu Lore’s)where the blue colored Bhadra leads to a self realization of the non-lighted state of emptiness …
  • And just the differences of above bullet point is the one which leads to changes of names of the five faces of Sadashiva as far as their sequences of self realizations (or locations along the four cardinal points of above figure) and their names are concerned in these two paths (i.e. Paths of Kashmiri Shaivism and Vedanta) …
  • And even when above bullet point is true, but yet the sequence of self realizations of these faces of Sadashiva have remained the same as what was discussed through a painting in the earlier topic of “From Ahum Naad to ALA Naad” … Thus even when these two paths have used different names for addressing the same states (or faces of Sadashiva) and have also utilized different positioning of these faces of Sadashiva, yet when we pass through them during the Pradakshina around Sadashiva (which as such is being discussed here), then the results of self realizations of their colors (or characteristics) are just the same as was discussed in the earlier topic (of “From Ahum Naad to ALA Naad”) and the same discussion is also expanded through the 1st painting of this topic …
  • And because these names are human given, so due to above reason, the names of these faces do not matter in self realization of these faces during the Pradakshina around Sadashiva (which as such is the main thing of our discussion) … What matters is that these faces are self realized, that all …
  • But the fact still remains, that both these paths (Kashmiri Shaivism and Panch Brahma Upanishad) are correct as far as describing the colors (or characteristics) of sequences of self realizations of these faces of Sadashiva (or Shiva or Brahma, call them whatever you want as name does not matter as long as it is the same divinity which is referred to) is concerned and this itself is the crux of this discussion …

 

If we study above flow chart and compare it with the earlier flow chart which was relating to Kashmiri Shaivism and thence compare it to the painted sketch which was described in the earlier topic of “From Ahum Naad to ALA Naad” and its extended painting (1st painting of this topic), then it would be seen that different names are used in different knowledge systems to identify the same faces of Sadashiva …

Due to this reason, irrespective of which text anyone may follow, the path of transit through these faces of Sadashiva remains the same as long as the Parikrama around these faces of Sadashiva is done correctly … And due to the same reason, different sages at different times had done the same Parikrama, identified the same states, but had addressed them differently …

Due to above, different sages at different times had used different names for these faces of Sadashiva and due to this reason, the names by which these faces are addressed does not even matter as humanity has given these names to identify these faces and in reality all that matters is the color (characteristics) of these faces being self realized in a correct sequence as is listed in this topic …

Thus as long as the aspirant identities these faces of Sadashiva through their colors (i.e. characteristics) and as long as the transit is in a clockwise manner, the names (by which you address these faces of Sadashiva) does not even matter …

All that matters is to complete the Parikrama, that’s all and for this the names which different sages have given these faces at different times, have no significance, except for intellectual purposes …

 

Proceeding further …

Ultimately and also as a matter of fact …

  • What use is of an intellectual who has learnt everything and yet not self realized that which is read or analyzed …
  • And what use is of learning anything, when you have already known it through a direct cognition, except of course for a sole purpose of uniting two diverse ways of philosophies …
  • Ultimately after self realizing a state which that text describes through words, what is the need of reading that text, except of course if the intention is to unite various lore’s …

 

In fact, Gurudeva Adi Shankaracharya had also told so …

  • What use are scriptures for those who have already self realized their essence …
  • And what use are the scriptures for those who have not even begun in the path of self realization …

So those who say such and such thing about anything scriptural without even self realizing that thing, are only fooling with themselves and/or with their followers …

And frankly speaking most of the so called teachers of today have not even self realized the deity about whom that talk or give sermons to others … This is totally against the very idea of Vedic scriptures as this Vedic knowledge is to only generate an interest and self realize and not of making a mockery with ignorant teachers rendering sermons to equally ignorant students …

As a matter of fact …

  • That teacher who is not a self realized sage, can never be termed an Acharya (i.e. a Vedic teacher) …
  • And at the same time, that sage who has already self realized can choose to not be an Acharya, which may even be for the sake of traditional Acharya’s of that time …
  • To those who are self realized ones, Vedic knowledge is naught but a Swatantra Chintan (i.e. independent self realizations and analysis of those self realizations) … Thus nobody can ever say things in Sanatan Dharma which mean “only this is right and all others are wrong” …
  • Thus in Sanatan Dharma, there neither are any fixed do’s nor even any fixed don’ts and nor even is a state where they are left unfixed … And if anyone says against this fact, then consider that person to be going against the root of Sanatan Dharma, which eventually is based upon Swatantra Chintan of self realized, all realized Vedic and Agama sages …

 

Conclusion …

Above description exactly matches with the path that was taken to transit these four cardinal faces of Sadashiva so as to reach the start point of this transmigrated incarnation and which as such was needed to commence the “Chatush Pada Sadashiva Pradakshina” which is discussed in a later part of this set of topics itself …

As also, even when the colors and characteristics of these four faces remain the almost same across lore’s, yet in Vedanta and every other lore which relates to these five faces of Sadashiva, the names and directions which are used for these four cardinal faces of Sadashiva are different from the names which are used (for the same four faces of Sadashiva) by other paths, all of which are of the same Sanatan Dharma … But the fact still remains that all these paths are “only and only” related to the same faces of Sadashiva …

And since this itself was the path that was taken by my subtle vehicle to transit through them, so I also feel names really doesn’t matter as the faces still hold the same characteristics and it eventually is through these characteristics (colors) that the path of self realization takes place …

In reality the names that humans give to a face of Sadashiva (or to anything else) really does not matter, as eventually the characteristics have to match with the descriptions of authentic texts …

Plus if I consider the descriptions of other lore’s which relate to the same five faces of Sadashiva, then also the colors remain the same and yet some of the names which these texts use to describe the same colors (of the same faces of Sadashiva) become different …

Thus in a nutshell, all these different names of different lore’s are only utilized to describe the same five faces of Sadashiva … And all these differences of names also ends up proving the correctness of a Vedic statement as written below …

And the best part is that when I consider my own self-realizations of Gods of all recent religions (i.e. religions that have manifested during last few millenniums) then also I find the same truth which was already told by Vedic Sages and is quoted below …

 

एकं सद्विप्राः बहुधा वदन्ति

Ekam Sat-Viprah Bahuda Vadanti

Which means …

Truth is one, but sages approach IT by different ways

 

Continues …

 

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