Divine Ignorance, Conductivity, and the Conscious Process
Divine Ignorance =
(1) Surrender as the body in the Infinite Life-Field and
(2) abiding as Transcendental Consciousness prior to mind (or knowledge), body (or experience), and self (or existence defined in separation from Radiant Transcendental Being).
Surrender as the body is a matter of equanimity in the Life Field, or the art and science of conductivity. It is a bodily practice (based on Ignorance, or the transcendence of the "I" by recognizing it to be the body). It is a matter of moment to moment feeling, relaxation, and breathing in - the "natural state of bodily Ignorance. Feeling-surrender is constantly maintained as heartfelt inherence in the infinite Life-Field, or Radiation from the heart in all directions to Infinity. Relaxation is constantly maintained as bodily surrender from the bodily base toward the crown and beyond. And breathing is constantly surrendered into the Life-Principle, directing the Life Current to and from the vital center, circulating the Current as a Flow in the total body. All three aspects of the process are to be maintained simultaneously. In this manner a great Bliss is released from the body-mind, and attention is granted more and more freedom to enter into the conscious process.
Abiding as Transcendental Consciousness prior to mind, body, and self is a matter of undistracted or one-pointed devotion of attention to the conscious process.
Also from HEART CONVERSION TALK SERIES, Volume 1, Number 10, DISCOURSE 3
The Yoga of Death in God,A Discourse Given by Sri Da Avabhasa on February 13, 1993 (see link below)
DEVOTEE: Sri Gurudev, You have talked a great deal tonight about the simplicity and relaxation of the process of self-understanding. I am understanding more that it is all about the self-contraction. I am feeling it more.
SRI DA AVABHASA: You are being it more.
DEVOTEE: Yes, I am being it more, and I am feeling like me.
SRI DA AVABHASA: Yes, and you must transcend that. That is what I am talking about.
DEVOTEE: In that process of Finding You, everything that keeps coming up is suspect.
SRI DA AVABHASA: What is coming up?
DEVOTEE: Even the feeling that I am dying.
SRI DA AVABHASA: Of course you are dying. Everybody is dying. You must commit yourself to dying. You must invest yourself in dying. That is the Divine Yoga. Embrace this pressure, this imposition. Be willing to die. Be willing to do the thing that you fear, the thing that you keep putting forward to the end of time, the end of your life. Do it now.
Start doing some dying here, then. Start giving yourself up if you have any self-understanding at all, and receive Me down behind your tongue here. You have to gulp Me down and give way to Me. So what? That is life.
DEVOTEE: In the process of gulping and receiving You, this pressure does not go away.
SRI DA AVABHASA: No, you must give yourself to My Divine Invasion. Accept It. Accept that that is life, that is the reason for existence, that is the law of existence, that is the Perfect State you are Given, and allow It completely, more and more, with all your stress, with murders in your heart, in your gut, just done.
All your "oinking" refusal, hatred, anger, upset, pursuit, seeking. So what? You have to make a life out of this acceptance, this embrace. Eat It. Eat the Living God.
You must let your fear of death go. You must accept the imposition of What Is here that you have been refusing all your life, and take Me on. The dying business is a great Yoga, all over your heart, opened, relaxed, because you gave it up. Give it up, relax down, surrender.
You are all in the same boat here in these independent bodies. Death is coming. Do it, then. Do it now. Embrace What is Imposing Itself on you. Do not wait until the end of life. Do it now. There I am—swallow Me down. Take a deep breath. Be done with it. It has to happen. Do not wait for the end of life.
That is "conductivity". Give Me your attention. Let it go, down to the frogs, the toads. Be at peace. Give up your struggle. Be at peace here and now. All your obstructions, your impulses, and your reactivity—let them go now. Be at peace, free in your mind, free in your feelings, free in your body, free in your relations.
Take Me down. Breathe Me down. Be at peace in your mind. Be at peace. Do right now what you think you would do on your deathbed—right now.
[Speaking very slowly and quietly] Come and sit before Me and offer your gifts, not ceremonially merely, but as a real act of self-surrender.
Sit with Me. Receive Me.
Be at peace here in My Company.
Reside here. Live in My Company.
Be at peace with Me.
Release the stress of the refusal of death and your self-defense. Drop the self-defense.
These bodies go to corpse. You go to Me.
Those who remain behind will wash it and burn it.
See—amazingly and during the day, your eyes are open, the mind is clear. All is clear.
The world will live at peace—a peaceful life. Relax into it.
This is My Admonition to My devotees: Self-surrendered, self-forgotten, give up your stress, your own act of separateness.
Breathe deeply, down to your toes—emotional relaxation.
The Yoga of Death in God - Adi Da Samraj, 1993