Epitome of Consciousness

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Aju Mukhopadhyay


Consciousness is one which pervades the whole existence; from material to vital and mental world and beyond. Not only mind or its awareness, nor matter nor senses alone; every being, everything is replete with consciousness. Everything is conscious, from stone to human being, at different levels. Consciousness is an inner space. Sri Ramana Maharshi conceived consciousness as a force behind every object and living form. He identified it as the Self, the Atma, absolute silence. Ordinary consciousness is awareness through intellect, mind and senses. Cosmic consciousness is beyond them. It is awareness at the universal level; universal matter, energy, mind and forces. Spiritual consciousness is awareness of Self, Spirit and the Divine.  


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Aju Mukhopadhyay. “Epitome of Consciousness”. The Creative Launcher, vol. 4, no. 3, Aug. 2019, pp. 26-39, doi:10.53032/tcl.2019.4.3.04.


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