If an individual 'thinks' they are enlightened, you can be sure of one thing:
'They are not enlightened.'
Because there is no such thing as
There is only being happening, here it is, it's 'this'
all at once;
everythingness and nothingness
The realization of enlightenment is
that there is no,
and never has been,
The individual is an illusion.
The unenlightened individual is an illusion.
The enlightened individual is an illusion.
Enlightenment is the end of the illusion called individuality.
Unity, Wholeness, Oneness, Beingness,
and yet it is beyond all labels.
Many wo/men 'think' they are
not realizing that this terminology is,
a complete contradiction.
It is a contradiction because enlightenment is the end of the individual.
There is no individual writing this!
There is no individual reading this!!
Writing is 'happening' through form, but there is no individual person doing the writing.
Reading is 'happening' through form, but there is no individual person reading it ....
...unless the one reading it is still an individual?
And even then, well, the individual is only seemingly so!
What is individuality?
It is, an illusion of separation, that there is an
which is separate and apart from all other form.
Can that separate
Because it is
it is an
. . . if the cells of your body were to start arguing and fighting amongst themselves,
even acting as independent cells,
with no regard for each other,
what would be the outcome,
hm . . .
Enlightenment is the end of the illusion that there is an individual,
enlightened or otherwise.
What of the
The seeker is seeking
The problem is,
once the seeker 'thinks' they are an enlightened individual,
they have fallen into an even bigger trap;
the trap of being an enlightened individual....
....ha, ha..there is no such thing.
So now they have to realize something greater than individual enlightenment.
The individual has to dissipate,
dissolve and disappear back into the nothingness,
which is everything.
But this can not be forced.
the opposite is more likely to bring about
a shift in consciousness.
The secret, if there is one, is to....
The death of individuality leaves what behind?
All that remains when the individual is no more, is, the physical form, and nothingness unfolding as everything....and, once again, form is only apparent!
Is enlightenment an 'experience'? No. Only individuality can 'experience'!
The Paradox here is that enlightenment is the end of experience,
the end of the individual, the end of personal will.
it is just what 'is' happening as
with no experience and no experiencer.
And that is liberation.