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THE NATURE OF MYO

 

 

As Nichiren Daishoni says in On Attaining Buddhahood

 

What then does myo signify? It is simply the mysterious nature of our lives from moment to moment, which the mind cannot comprehend nor words express.---

Life is indeed an elusive reality that transcends both the words and concepts of existence and nonexistence. It is neither existence nor nonexistence, yet exhibits the qualities of both. It is the mystic entity of the Middle Way that is the reality of all things. Myo is the name given to the mystic nature of life, and ho to its manifestations.---

Renge, the lotus flower, symbolizes the wonder of this Law. Once you realize that your own life is the Mystic Law, you will realize that so are the lives of all others. That realization is the mystic kyo, or sutra.

 

In The Gift of Rice Nichiren Daishonin says

 

The sutras which came before the Lotus Sutra taught that all phenomena derive from one's mind. The mind is like the earth, and phenomena are like the plants growing in the earth. But the Lotus Sutra teaches that the mind is one with the earth and the earth is one with its plants. The provisional sutras say that a tranquil mind is like the moon and a pure heart is like a flower, but the Lotus Sutra states that the flower and moon are themselves heart and mind. Therefore, it is obvious that rice is not merely rice but life itself.

 

Once again it is the direct experience of reality which is being explained

 

 

The movement of the universe is ho and therefore "life." The fundamental force that causes this movement is myo which also has the meaning of "death

 

 

APPROACHES TO CONSCIOUSNESS

 

Myo encompasses all phenomena. Myo represents the ninth Consciousness -The unchanging reality which reigns over all life`s phenomena. It represents the fusion between mind and body and all living beings and the Universe. It is the place of the Full potential Self , the point of fusion between objective and subjective, life and death , reason and intuition, particle and wave Quantum and physics. If the scenes in the mirror are the ever changing nature of our phenomenal lives and the potential is the evocation of these images , then Myo is the mirror itself the integration of the three truths and the middle Way.

 

In the Buddhism of Nichiren Daishonin Every person no matter who they are or in what contextual reality they exist and no matter what level of development emotionally or intellectually they may be have the innate ability to attain the supraconscious state of enlightenment. And this also applies to non living entities and Galaxies and stars. In contradiction to Ken Wilbur`s theories the practice of this Buddhism makes it clear that Enlightenment of a high and pristine order of function is the basis of the living Universe which is a self referential biological process -- a living conscious experience of which we are a part

 

 

The book The Field by liz McTaggart describes the work of frontier scientists across the globe whose revolutionary findings challenged everything we have believed about how the world works. Modern science portrays the human being as a mechanism largely powered by chemicals and genetic coding. According to this view, the brain is a discrete organ and the home of consciousness. Consciousness itself is also largely driven by chemistry - the communication of cells and the coding of DNA. The mind of man is isolated from his body and he, in turn, is isolated from his environment.According to this view, we aren't much more than animated machines. Modern science has reduced us to our lowest common denominator with a desolate vision of a genetic accident powered by chemicals, divided from its world.

A new way of thinking

The Field suggests a far more expansive view of the world and living things like us. It demonstrates that the essential communication mechanism of the universe is quantum frequency connected by a giant matrix - a field of fields called the Zero Point Field This pulsating energy field is the central engine of our being and our consciousness. There is no 'me' and 'not-me'

duality to our bodies in relation to the universe, but one underlying energy field. The Field is responsible for our mind's highest functions, the growth of our bodies and the force

that finally determines whether we are healthy or ill. The Field may be key to all information processing and exchange in our world - from the communication between cells to perception of the world at large. The work of these scientists has given us a science of the miraculous, of the things that we have intuitively understood, but could never before prove.

 

We are all connected

If we, on our most fundamental level, are packets of quantum energy constantly exchanging information with this heaving energy sea, it means that all of us connect with each other and the world at the level of the very undercoat of our being. It also means that we have the power to access much more information about the world than we realize. These scientists have moved our understanding along the furthest reaches of human potential and have shown that extrasensory abilities are present in every human being. If we can understand this potential scientifically, we might then learn how to systematically tap into it. This would vastly improve every area of our lives - from communication and self-knowledge to our interaction with our material world.

To 'live The Field', you will learn how to extend your human abilities, which may help you to

shape your own experiences, improve your job, heal yourself, and use the power of individual and

collective intention to improve your community and the future of the planet. Powerful intention

The findings of these scientists demonstrate that human intention is a powerful energy - as owerful as an electric current - and that our thoughts and intentions can influence our world.

 

COMMENT

 

From The Point of view of The Buddhism of The Mystic Law The Zero Point Field is still information , This information is of a biological nature as all information in the Universe is living. And these patterns in the macrocosm of the Universe are mirrored in the microcosm of the universe wher each Human Being is a hologram of the Greater Whole. This is why the Supremacy of the Human Psyche is dignified in this way!! The Myo or Nam Myoho Renge Kyo or Mystic Law encompasses all information in the Universe . Is the heart and cvore of all information and transcends it as it is the integrative consciousness itself or more the liveness which enfolds the manifest and unmanifest and is therefore at the highest Cosmic Infinite state of Enlightenment

 

 

 

Deepak Chopra says that we are entrained by consensual reality . However without these preconceptions pure awareness (-the profound attribute of Sages , Rishis and Buddhas ) . is fused with the fundamental process of the Universe which is same mind stuff which fills our heads. So--He sees Human beings as being able to create reality like Gods making the unmanifest Manifest.

 

Ken Wilbur as an Integral Trans personal psychologist sees the human domain of consciousness as being intimately tied to 4 quadrants based on Interior individual, interior collective ( Left Quadrant ) and Exterior Individual , exterior collective ( Right Quadrant)

 

He says

But the cultural approaches to consciousness point out that individual consciousness does not, and cannot, arise on its own. All subjective events are always already intersubjective events. There is no private language; there is no radically autonomous consciousness. The very words we are both now sharing were not invented by you or me

 

He has a very evolutionary view of consciousness. The individual is a product of the cultural context he-she is in. Rudimentary culture leads to a rudimentary individual.

Consciousness exists in the Objective , cultural or the we mode and the objective and empirical mode but they are inextricably bound in evolutionary holons. This also means aim inhibited behaviour in an individual precludes higher attainments in Consciousness experience --the prerogative of developed Sages !!

So in his evolutionary quadrants he defines the great chain of being which evolves into the higher consciousness transpersonal planetary overarching form of being.

 

He says

We started with Emptiness, creativity, holons. Or Spirit, creativity, holons. In other words, out of Emptiness, holons creatively emerge. As they emerge, they evolve. This evolution, or Spirit-in-action, has certain features in common wherever it appears. These common features are summarized as the twenty tenets. These are the powers of manifestation.

For example, we saw that all holons have four basic capacities - agency and communion, self-transcendence and self-dissolution. Because of the self-transcending drive, new holons emerge. As they emerge, they emerge holarchically. They transcend and include. Cells transcend and include molecules, which transcend and include atoms, and so on.

Likewise, the self-transcending drive of the Kosmos produces holons of greater and greater depth. And we saw that the greater the depth of a holon, the greater its degree of consciousness, among other things. But greater depth also means more things can go wrong. Dogs get cancer, atoms don't. There is a dialectic of progress at every turn - hardly a sweetness-and-light affair.

Holons not only have an inside and outside, they also exist as individuals and collectives. This means that every holon has four faces, which we called the four quadrants: intentional, behavioral, cultural, and social. Since each of these four quadrants deals with a different aspect of holons, each of them has a different type of truth, a different validity claim. We saw these as truth, truthfulness, justness, and functional

 

COMMENT

 

The problem here is that

1 it is a reductive analysis. It goes from smaller to larger overarching holons.

2 It states consciousness is rudimentary until evolved. Humans create God as they evolve to superconsciousness

3 It has no place for a universe grounded in love and compassion as this is an evolutionary result

4 Although consciousness distributed in the 4 quadrants would seem to be non localised his theory is eminently Human oriented. It starts and finishes in the human cortex or brain and mind

5 He does not discuss the subtle etheric life energy forces implicit in the living universe

6 It is an arrogant thesis . Only certain Humans or Things will gain that ultimate enlightenmnet

7 It is so Human oriented as to be an extremely anthropomorphic theory.

 

He says

Since the two objective and exterior dimensions - the Right-Hand quadrants - can be described in objective it-language, we simplified the four quadrants to the Big Three: I, we, and it. Studied, for example in self, morals, and science. Or art (self and self-expression), ethics, and objectivity. The Beautiful, the Good, and the True. In the Spiritual domains: Buddha, Sangha, Dharma - the ultimate I, the ultimate We and the ultimate It.

We could simplify the Big Three even further. The Left-Hand dimensions (the I and the we) can only be accessed by introspection and interpretation, whereas the Right-Hand delivers itself up to perception and empiricism - and those are the Left and Right-Hand paths. That is, the Right-Hand aspects are the exteriors of holons, and so they can be seen empirically. But the intentional and cultural - the Left-Hand quadrants-involve interior depth that can only be accessed by interpretation. Interpretation means, in the broadest sense, empathic resonance from within, as opposed to objective staring from without. Surfaces can be seen, but depth must be interpreted. And those are the Right and Left-Hand paths. -- Ken Wilbur - A Brief History of Everything