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6 Signs of Spiritual Transformations

6 Signs of Spiritual Transformations

The six emergent spiritual properties are clarity of awareness, knowingness, reverence for life, absence of violence, fearlessness and wholeness.

Clarity means being awake to yourself around the clock, in waking, sleeping and dreaming. Instead of being overshadowed by externals, your awareness is always open to itself. Clarity feels totally alert, and carefree.

Knowingness means being in touch with the level of the mind where every question is answered. It is related to genius, although knowingness isn’t focused on music, mathematics, or other specific subjects. Your area of knowledge is life itself and the movement of consciousness on every level. Knowingness feels wise, confident, unshakable, and yet humble.

Reverence for life means being in touch with the life force. You feel the same power flowing through you as through every living thing; even the dust in a beam of light dances to the same rhythm. Reverence for life feels warm, connected and exhilarating.

Non-violence means being in harmony with every action. There is no opposition between what you do and what anyone else does. Your desires do not clash with another person’s well-being. When you look around you see conflict in the world at large but not in your world. You emanate peace like a force field that subdues conflict in your surroundings. Non-violence feels peaceful, still and completely without resistance.

Fearlessness means total security. Fear is a jolt from the past; it reminds us of the moment when we left a place of belonging and found ourselves in a place of vulnerability. The Bhagavad Gita says that fear is born of separation, implying that the original cause of fear was the loss of unity. Ultimately, that separation is not a fall from grace but a loss of who you really are. To be fearless feels, therefore, like yourself.

Wholeness means including everything, leaving nothing out. At present we each experience life sliced up into bits of time, bits of experience, bits of activity. We cling to our limited sense of self to protect the slices from falling apart. But it’s impossible to find continuity in this way, hard as the ego tries in its struggle to make life hang together. Wholeness is a state beyond personality. It emerges when “I am” as it applies to you is the same “I am” everywhere. Wholeness feels solid, eternal, without beginning or end.

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Adapted from The Book of Secrets by Deepak Chopra (Three Rivers Press, 2004).

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Acknowledged as one of the world's greatest leaders in the field of mind body medicine, Deepak Chopra, M.D. continues to transform our understanding of the meaning of health. Chopra is known as a prolific author of over 49 books with 12 best sellers on mind-body health, quantum mechanics, spirituality, and peace. A global force in the field of human empowerment, Dr. Chopra's books have been published in more than 35 languages with more than 20 million copies in print.

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12:23AM PST on Dec 24, 2012

Thanks.

12:50PM PST on Dec 21, 2012

Thanks

1:20AM PST on Dec 21, 2012

Thank you :)

1:02AM PST on Dec 21, 2012

Thank you :-)

8:18AM PST on Dec 20, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

1:40AM PDT on Oct 30, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

8:19PM PDT on Jul 3, 2012

6 Signs of Spiritual Transformations

Ought oh! I feel one coming on.

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6:06PM PDT on Jul 1, 2012

Thanks

6:22PM PDT on Jun 29, 2012

Thanks for the reminder.

3:54AM PDT on Jun 28, 2012

I love this bit " Non-violence means being in harmony with every action. There is no opposition between what you do and what anyone else does."

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I have never had to deal with it, but thank you for the reminder.:)

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