Dr. Vijai S Shankar MD.PhD.
Published on www.academy-advaita.com
The Netherlands

2 December 2018

Small Moment 


A human thinks a moment is small in every aspect of daily life including in sport and music. A human thinks of a small moment in every aspect of nature as well. The human mind believes the small moment in daily life and in nature to be real.

The small moment thought and believed in daily life is admired and appreciated, if what happens in the moment is expected by humans. 

The small moment in nature is also thought of in the moment. The small moment in nature is admired and appreciated. Humans accept a small moment in life and do not expect a small moment to happen in life. 

Wisdom reveals that every moment in life renews itself and in between a moment in the mind and in life is moment as well. This signifies that a moment in life and in the mind is eternal. 

Brain scans reveal that decisions happen seven seconds before man decides. The scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences reveal that human decisions are made seconds before humans become aware of them. 

In the study, participants could freely decide if they wanted to press a button with their right hand or left hand. The only condition was that they had to remember when they made the decision to use either their right hand or left hand. 

Using FMRI, researchers scanned the brains of the participants to find out if they could predict which hand the participants would use before participants were consciously aware of the decision. 

The results, by monitoring the micro patterns of activity in the front-polar cortex, were that the researchers could predict which hand the participant would choose seven seconds before the participant was aware of the decision. 

Wisdom reveals that this is proof that man neither decides nor predicts nor predetermines in the moment. Wisdom reveals that even the movement of the hand to press the button happens and the brain does not make the movement happen in the moment. 

Wisdom further reveals that the thought to do and the doing  happen for understanding to happen that only moving is in every moment and that every moment is only moving. Also, for wise understanding to happen that moving in every moment is instinct and that instinct cannot be controlled by man or by his brain.

The moving happens for understanding to happen that when the moving is accepted as a small moment, it is believed by man and woman that a small moment exists as real in life and in the mind.

A thought of a small moment happens for understanding to happen that a small moment is not an actuality. A thought of a small moment happens for understanding to happen that a small moment is illusory and not real. A thought of a small moment happens for understanding to happen that a small moment is an illusion of an eternal moment.

Wisdom reveals that a small moment is not present because life is only moving. Wisdom also reveals that the intelligence in life manifests the eternal moment and man or woman do not make the eternal moment happen. This is because they do not make the moment in life.

The enlightened accept humans and nature as they are, because they understand that a small moment in daily life, including in sport and music, is an illusion of a singular movement of life. The enlightened proclaim that what is meant to happen, albeit illusory, will happen in daily life or in nature.

Sri Ramana Maharishi has declared that what is meant to happen, albeit illusory, will happen. Sri Adi Shankaracharya has declared that man is not the doer in Nirvanashadakam. Kenopanishad verse (1.3) declares that word and mind cannot access the Absolute One. Bhagwat Gita chapter 3 verse 27 declares that man is not the doer. 

The enlightened understand that the small moment, albeit illusory, in daily life, including in sport, in music and in nature, is manifested by the intelligence in life and is done neither by man nor by his brain. The enlightened have declared that life is a singular movement, and man is not the doer.

Author: Dr. Vijai S. Shankar
© Copyright V. S. Shankar 2018

Editor’s Note:
The intelligence in life gives expression to whatever is meant to be expressed in human existence and in nature, albeit illusory. There are no faults or mistakes in these expressions, not even in the faults or mistakes themselves. 
The remarkable thing being revealed in this article is that man’s belief in quality, size, value, ability and time, for example, as real happens so that understanding may happen in wisdom that none of this is actuality. This is because it is only life moving as a singular movement. 
Julian Capper, UK.

German Translator‘s Note: 
Humans believe that everything happens in a small moment, because you always have to wait a small moment for something to happen. But on the other hand, when you think about it, it is clear that the moment when something happens must be infinitely small and without extension, because between a small moment and the next small moment there must be an even smaller moment. But since nothing can happen in such a small moment, this means that the event cannot be real, only the moment is real. Dr. Shankar's article only brings to an end a logical train of thought that is familiar to most people, but which they have never thought through themselves. The end-thinking of such thoughts makes the difference between knowledge and wisdom. 
Marcus Stegmaier, Germany. 

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