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Man, in the attempt to quantify God, has created myths. God can never be adequately conceptualized or symbolized by mankind as God, eternally transcendent, is beyond all  archetypical images conceived by humankind
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Chinese charater for myth

myth : God

Chinese charater for God

God is a miraculous mystery that self-aware life will never
fully comprehend as God is impervious to finite reduction.

Physical images of gods come in two dimensional drawn, painted and chipped images and in three dimensional sculpted talisman and statues.

Both the Celts and the Hebrews scoffed at the backward pagan way the Greeks and Romans physically represented gods as clothed in the human skins. Even to this day most religion relies on physical images of the gods clothed in a human image that closely resemble its human subjects
- or victims - depending on your frame of reference.


Jesus liberated form Sin


A Christian archeologist, excavating in the 18th or 19th century happens upon a grotesque depiction of Michlantecuhtli, or Shiva the Destroyer wearing a necklace of human skulls, sees a graven image. He believes that the creators of the conceptualized physical depiction actually worshiped the sculpture as a god not as a physical representation of a god who operated in reality unseen. He labels the social culture as an "idol worshiping culture."

In the far distant future an archeologist happens upon a grotesque sculptural depiction of a poorly fed man his face contorted in agony, his hands and feet crudely nailed with rusty iron spikes to a rough hewn wood cross, wearing a crown of razor sharp thorns which tear his skin creating rivulets of blood and as a final afront an iron pike pierces his liver. Without the cultural knowledge of having heard the story of Jesus, this archeologist sees a man being put to death in a most gruesome manner. He could easily surmise that a social culture that worshiped an idol depicted in such a manner would glorify torture and death and be a most bloodthirsty homicidal social culture - a graven image of a son being put to death in the most agonizing fashion at the behest of his father.




God is an ambiguous word in our language
which appears to refer to something that is known
.


The transcendent is unknowable and unknown.

God is transcendent of anything like the name "God."

God is beyond names, symbols or images.

The source of temporal life is Eternity.

Eternity pours itself into Reality.



true ultimate god

Within all the basic foundational mythic concepts
of Creation there lies the story of unity differentiating.

In India the spark of God residing within is called the 'inhabitant'.

To identify with the divine, immortal aspect of your soul,

the divine spark of God's soul, that inhabits all life,

is to awaken to the reality of living in God - NOW!!!

Eternity is not some time in the future.

Eternity is not even an infinite amount of time.

Eternity has nothing to do with time.

Eternity is that dimension of - NOW!!! - that is beyond all thinking in temporal symbols.



"The whole of life is now, is today, is this eternal moment." - Rumi



Living in the moment is living in eternity.

Living in the moment is the joy of living in heaven.

Living in the moment you are enjoying life so much that you do not even think of time.

Delight in the beatific presence of God.

Experience eternity within a moment
living in union with God's Creation.


If God loves us, then every moment is a gift, and to deny this is to separate oneself from God - the Gnostic Christian mystics' explanation of suffering.


why define the mystery of God ?

God is a thought.

God is a name.

God is an idea.

God is a symbol.

God is an archetype.

God is love.

God is a concept.

God is that which is beyond even the concept of reality,
that which transcends all thought.



The ultimate mystery of being is beyond all categories of human conceptualization.

God goes past anything that could be consciously conceived by any human.

Instinctual understanding of God, of the ultimate mystery of being, cannot be explained because true understanding transcends the archetypical conceptual symbolic imagery available to humans. We can not enwrap God with words because words are inadequate to describe the existent reality of God.

The second best concepts/symbols/imagery are misunderstood, because these concepts/symbols/imagery refer to that which transcends archetypical conceptual symbolic imagery socially and culturally available to most people.

The third best concepts/symbols/imagery are what we talk and write about.

You don't understand God if you think god has sex organs.

To springboard into the transcendent, means to "transcend," to go past duality.

Everything in the field of time and space has an opposite.

The ultimate word in our English language for that which is transcendent is God.

But as soon as you think of God, you have a concept.

Literalist Christians, Jews and Moslems think of God as the Father.

In religions where the God of Creation is the Mother, the whole Earth is her body.

Conceptually to humans who envisioned the God of Creation as the Mother there is nowhere else but the Earth.

But a male God must exist - for how else could the Mother become impregnated and produce Her children?

As a male god must exist such a male god must not exist on Earth but must exist somewhere else - perhaps in the sky, the heavens or somewhere outside of nature.

Thus a male god must conceptually be able to walk through the sky.

But male and female are two aspects of one principle.

The division of life into sexes was a late division.

It is absurd to speak of God as of either this sex or that sex.

The divine power of God is antecedent to sexual separation.

One problem with Yahweh, according to one Christian Gnostic sect, is that Yahweh forgot he was a metaphor.

Yahweh thought he was a fact.

And when Yahweh said, "I am god, " a voice was heard to say, "You are mistaken, Samael."

"Samael" means "blind god": blind to the infinite light of which he is a local historical manifestation.

This is known as the blasphemy of jehovah - that he thought he was God. (See Indra)

It was Hegel who spoke of god as the gaseous anthropomorphic vertebrate - such an idea of god many Christians hold.

Or god is thought of as a bearded old man, the patriarch, with an unpleasant temperament.

This is a false and materialistic way of talking about the transcendent, of conceptualizing God as something supernatural, outside of nature, somewhere out there, separate from us and the Earth.

Transcendent properly defined is that conceptualization which is beyond all concepts, GOD.

Immanuel Kant tells us that all of our experiences are bounded by time and space, they take place within space, and they take place within the natural course of time.



-adapted from the Three Masks of Joseph Campbell

Man, in the attempt to quantify God, has created myths. God can never be adequately conceptualized or symbolized by mankind as God, eternally transcendent, is beyond all  archetypical images conceived by humankind
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