How do the enlightened masters suppress all desire, aversion, and delusion, when these are part of all humans?
This is a great question. A lot of people get confused with this.
Suppression, for the most part, is not going to happen. That effort would require a ‘Mego’ or ego. Enlightened people, masters or not, don’t have enough ego left to suppress anything. For the good or bad.
Now desire, aversion, and delusion still occur. Enlightenment is not a state where human foils don’t occur. That in itself is a delusion, a major delusion! But perhaps it is better to say that it is a misunderstanding of what Enlightenment really is. There are a lot of projections about the Enlightened experience. Enlightenment is a very loaded, confusing word. But there is a real experience, and we can use the E word, or Awakening into our true nature to describe it.Continue reading…