The Net of Indra

Those who experience the unity of life see their own self in all beings and all beings in their own self. – Buddha

Imagine an endless net where in each knot of the infinite mass of intersecting squares, a jewel is sewn. Each pristine jewel reflects all the other jewels in the net, the same method produced when two-way mirrors are placed opposite each other and reflect an image ad infinitum.

In Buddhist teachings this net is referred to as The Net of Indra. Each jewel represents an individual life form, atom, cell or unit of consciousness.  Every jewel is intimately connected with all the others and a change in one jewel means a change, however slight, in all the others.

Stephen Mitchell, in his book The Enlightened Mind, wrote: “The Net of Indra is a profound metaphor for the structure of reality.” It reveals what physicists agree to be a powerful illustration of our universe and what Science of Mind often refers to as the interconnectedness of all things. It...

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The Temple of Pure Being

There is but one temple in this Universe: The Body. We speak to God whenever we lay our hands upon it. - Thomas Carlyle

We can sit in the shade or move into the sunshine.  “The Science of Mind” page 411

Imagine a healing temple where only words of love and peace have been expressed since the temple’s inception. The consistency of this has caused a vibration of such potency to emanate throughout its walls that anyone who enters is instantly healed. This elevated energy is so mighty in strength that should any words of discord or imperfection be used at any time they would have no power. This is the ideal illustration of humanity.

We each are like a healing temple with the continuing opportunity to utter only words and think only thoughts of love, peace, life, harmony and perfection. In consistently doing this, our vibration would powerfully reverberate and deflect any conflict or fear. People in the presence of such high vibrational energy would instantaneously...

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