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

26 September 2018

To Run (2)

“Does not run”

Whenever the educated or the uneducated man or woman does not run the way he or she is expected to run, it is neither applauded nor appreciated. The same is not expected every time he or she wants to run.

The non-acceptance of the run happens in the moment and is known in the moment by those who expect him or her how to run.

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 inlife 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 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. 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 run happens 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 instinct cannot be controlled by man or his brain.

How he or she does not run happens for understanding to happen that the run is not an actuality in a moment. How he or she does not run happens for understanding to happen that run in any moment is illusory and not real. How he or she does not run happens for understanding to happen that run is not present, but only moving is present. Also, for understanding to happen that moving in any moment is instinct.

The moving happens for understanding to happen that, when the moving is accepted as run, it is believed that man and woman run and know he or she should run. 

Wisdom reveals that run is not done in the moment because life is only moving in the moment. Wisdom also reveals that the intelligence in life manifests the moving and man or woman do not make the moving, which is instinct in the moment, happen. This isbecause they do not make the moment in life.

The enlightened accept how man or woman run and do not expect them to run in a particular manner, because they understand that run is not present, but only instinct is present in any moment in life. The enlightened proclaim that man or woman will run the way he or she is meant to run, albeit illusory.

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 moving is instinct in any moment and is manifested by the intelligence in life and is neither done by man nor by his brain. The enlightened have declared that life is a singular movement.

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

Editor’s Note:
Life presents a feast of experiences to man in his or her daily life, many of which are routine and which stimulate routine responses and reactions. This has become the mind’s habitual locus vivendi, containing pleasant or unpleasant moments, albeit illusory. We are learning from the wise that there is no identical repetition in life. If there is no identical repetition, there can be no habit. Every moment renews itself; it is fresh and unexpected. The mind, however, has come to engage with habit as a support and comfort-zone, albeit it is an illusion manifested by the intelligence of life. The mind is a mismatch with the known, because identical repetition is absent in life.
Julian Capper, UK.

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