Every “spiritual” teaching is according to time

Religions have different views/ belief systems and each one will say that they have the “truth.” Philosophies have their ways of making sense of Life. Followers and disciples have a strong belief that their religion has the “truth” and consequently,  they “have it,” and this “truth” cannot change.
However; Life is change but a dogmatic belief is not.
Every self-realized being who has lived among us had a particular “teaching” which has been misrepresented by disciples and followers as the “truth.” That misrepresentation happens unavoidably, because our language cannot match the experience coming from a different conscious level of a self-realized being.

There are plenty of “teachers” out there. A self-realized being is a master. Masters do not teach, for they know that there is nothing to teach. Nevertheless, others will learn from them. What they learn,  they will put in words. They will call that ‘truth.’
Every self-realized being had a perspective. Their perspective is not the whole of Life, but a partial view which may hold true for a limited time and for particular individuals.

For example, Osho disseminated his experience of Tantra among the masses. At the time, sex was very repressed, a huge taboo. His “teachings” were welcomed by those who felt repressed. Osho had a historical purpose. Later on his “teachings” were misrepresented and now they are part of a way to indulge in sex without “feeling guilt” by labeling it as “spiritual,” to earn profits and become a “successful” teacher with the support of certifications, tools and all the paraphernalia of our money driven society. According to time, someone will appear to mitigate that extreme misunderstanding. His language may be the extreme opposite of Osho’s, for our language is like digital time and Life is like analog time. We can “see” time moving on an analog time. Digital time, will only give us a numeric representation.

Life balances itself out. If things are moving too much on the right side, then a push to the left will be given. Therefore, in Life, what is to be “right”? Not to choose a side, but to be in balance, in harmony.

The same phenomena has happened with Brahma Kumaris. There are many teachings which had a purpose 80 years ago in India and Pakistan, back then. Now, many of those teachings may be outdated. The BK organization will decide what goes and what stays according to the organization’s interests. The interest of every religion or organization is to remain. The language used is “to help others.”

Observe Christianity. It has evolved in 2000 years, however; to be a Christian is the easiest thing to do. Nothing is required out of the follower (except occasional money support, of course) other than to believe in a belief system. After 2000 years, is very little what we could rescue of the “teachings” of Jesus Christ. Christianity now, is the outcome of popes and clergy who haven’t the consciousness of a self-realized individual such a Jesus Christ, but the “normal” type.

What could we rescue out of all these beliefs systems?
That depends on the individual involved with them. However, for most this is only an opportunity to be “special,” among everyone else. Defending a belief system becomes like defending ourselves and our need to be “right,” to have the “truth,” and to “teach that to others.” That is the egotistical trip of believing that an intellectual understood part or a perspective is the same as the whole, Life. The perspective is labeled as “truth.”
That is the childish act which has been used throughout history to dominate and conquer other human beings, all in the name of “helping others.”

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