The etymology of the word Matrix is Latin meaning womb or any cavity in which anything is formed. Just as the pod carries seeds within it, so the seeds of ideas of all possible occurrences of the totality of this universe are always contained within her Matrix. These seeds are the particles and potential spawn that simply await a resonant frequency to produce the correlative hologram.
Hiranyagarbha is the Golden Egg or Golden Embryo that contains the Matrix of this universe. This symbol of a ‘World Egg’ is cosmogonic and occurs in many other primordial metaphysical traditions.
The cosmic egg was filled. Never was it a void.
The Shiva Purana, Rudra-Samhita Section I, Verse 33
The Sanskrit word hiranya means golden and garbha means womb. The Hiranyagarbha matrix already contains the possibilities of every yuga in all the Maha-Yugas in all the Manvantaras, and in every Kalpa.
With the explanation of one manvantara all the manvantaras have been undoubtedly explained.
Linga Purana Section 1, Verse 95.
This world is indeed without end in the sense that the Cycles of Time are eternally occurring. There are according to the Linga Purana 25 possible differences, meaning variations within the Matrix.
What happens in one set of four yugas is repeated in the other cycles of four yugas in the same manner and at the same time as well as in the same order. The differences that occur from creation to creation are limited to twenty-five, neither more nor less. The kalpas too have the same characteristics as the yugas. The same characteristics mark all the manvantaras also.
Linga Purana Section 1, Verse 86-92
Thus all the Cycles of Time are the same or at least so similar that the very real possibility exists that when you recall or access a ‘past life’ memory, it might be from this cycle of time or from one in another Manvantara. All the cycles are occurring simultaneously within the holographic matrix, like the classic metaphor of onionskins, as waveform frequencies one within another. Time only exists as illusion and is relative to consciousness.
We are currently in the 28th Maha-Yuga (made up of the four yugas) of this Manvantara, and we are now in the 7th Manvantara of the14 Manvantaras make up a Kalpa, meaning one 'Day of Brahma'. To me this means that I have already repeated, many times, experiences within this temporal illusory holographic matrix. If some things are familiar to you, apparently there is a preponderance of dang good reason.
Experiences emerge within the hologram when a resonant frequency is emitted from a consciousness and therefore has the correlative ‘Key’ to produce or ignite them. Thus Purusha as the soul and Prakriti as the forces of nature (maya-guna) are interactive. In fact on the highest level, beyond the illusion of separation, Purusha and Prakriti are ONE in the same. All are Oneness, ATMA, Paramatman, which is the Supreme. Sanskrit offers so many lovely words that describe various states of consciousness.
Once you know and realize this, you can access any part of the hologram. This is the point in your unfoldment when you naturally begin to acquire the Siddhis, meaning yogic (union) powers such as remote viewing, etc. Enlightenment truly does await any being who can by their own efforts access the dormant holographic treasure of true Knowledge.
My understanding of Krishna is that he is God totally realized within the body of man. Many will argue the degrees of his God-ness. He was born of man and woman. His many miracles are well known, and he consciously brought about the precise moment of his death. Whether he was cremated at death or vaporized himself into the heavenly realms is beyond my knowing.
For me it is simply enough that I have supernal treasure of the Bhagavad Gita to read and learn from. In the Gita, Krishna says
“Even if you are the worst criminal of them all, you will cross over all villainy with just your lifeboat of knowledge.” [26(4)35]
To me this means that we all have a chance for liberation!
The entire hologram is within every part of the hologram. There is no need to go to any sacred site on the planet as ‘sacredness’ is within you. Your location is a function of your consciousness. God is everywhere not just in grand cathedrals or lovely temples, and not only in religious statues or idols, or any other symbols that may represent God to the human mind and heart.
There is no need to ‘ascend’ anywhere – except in your own consciousness. You only need the force of your own focused Will and by your own efforts – which naturally evoke the concomitant Grace (ANUGRAHA) of the God-within you – generate the resonant frequency to activate the latent energies ‘sleeping’ within the holographic matrix to access all encoded primordial Wisdom-Knowledge and happily your enlightenment.
The Kashmir Saivism of Abhinavagupta tells us that there is no need to ascend to anywhere:
The state of liberation is not confined to any special abode, nor does it necessitate any ascension (towards any celestial abode). Liberation is the illumining of one’s divine potency attainable by the means of resolving the knots of ignorance.
Fully liberated beings do not have to ascend to any divine abode, that in my understanding are the illusory waveforms – however enchanting or sacred – of the Phantasmal Hierarchies and the myriad LOKA worlds.
Ignorance regarding one’s real nature, consisting of supreme and divine potency, is bondage and as soon as such ignorance is annihilated, one’s really natural purity and divinity shine through the spiritual luster of his own pure consciousness and that is liberation. Such a being is liberated even while living in the physical form.
A person who realizes his real nature does not feel any dread from any quarters because everything is his own SELF. He does not experience any grief because, in reality, there is no death or destruction.
A person becomes liberated even while residing in a mortal form when the knots of his ignorance are resolved, his doubts are removed, his delusion eradicated - and his piety and sin are perfectly consumed.
When the impressions of the correct knowledge of one’s real nature become deeply impressed on his person, his ignorance, his doubts, his delusion etc. become annihilated and his good and bad deeds lose their power of fructification. Since it is ignorance with it results, which is bondage, such a person attains liberation even while living in the mortal world and is consequently known as a JIVAN-MUKTA.
Essence of the Exact Reality or Paramarthasara of Abhinavagupta
Translated by Dr. B.N. Pandit
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers, 1991, New Delhi
The Four Yugas make up a MAHA-YUGA. The Four Yugas are: the KRITA (or SATYA), the TRETA, the DVAPARA, and our current yuga, the KALI.
71 MAHA-YUGAS make up a MANVANTARA (an EON) and we are in the 28th MAHA-YUGA of this MANVATARA.
14 MANVANTARAS make up ONE 'Day of Brahma' (a KALPA) and we are now in the 7th MANVATARA.
The SIVA (Shiva) Purana
Translated and Edited by a Board of Scholars
Edited by Prof. J.L. Shastri
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers; 1973 & 1997, Delhi
The LINGA Purana
Translated by a Board of Scholars and Edited by Prof. J.L. Shastri
Part I & II
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers; 1973 & 1997, Delhi
The Bhagavadgita in the Mahabharata
Translated by J.A.B. van Buitenen
University of Chicago Press, 1981
Man and His Becoming According to the Vedanta
Rene Guenon, 1925
Sophia Perennis, 2001
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