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Posted 08/17/14 - 10:43 AM:
Subject: The question is to question the questioner
All seekers of the Truth have questions in their minds. It is generally believed that the more you walk along the path, more and more will be the questions answered and more fruitful and enjoyable the existence will become; but it does not happen that way. When a question is answered, another arises and when it's answered one more arises and it keeps happening forever. Why is it so? Another question is: Does getting more and more questions answered really make you happier?
The answer to the second question is 'no'. It's a wrong notion that you reach at the Truth by getting answers to your questions. Truth which makes you permanently happy and content is beyond intellectual exegesis, beyond the ken of apparatus called mind. What then actually holds you back is 'mind' rather than the lack of it. This also answers the first question--i. e. it's sole purpose of the questioner(mind) to hold you back in body consciousness so that you could not reach to the realization of Truth behind your existence. The questions, apart from a few very basic ones which are there since time immemorial, are nothing but clever ways of your mind for holding you back from achieving your true right--the right of being perpetually happy. Questions sap out the energy of your organism and every one of them poses as if it's the final one; the most important one and the one which would solve all your problems- existential and otherwise. Mind's gimmicks are countless and all you know is a lie told by it.
What is to be done then? Learn to do nothing. The only tool you have is mind and it's insufficient and it's not even a tool for those who are living under the influence of it-- who are driven by desires and ignorance cannot call it a tool. Desires don't let you know that there is pain and suffering in existence. When the time comes to actually see that there is nothing but pain and suffering in desiring--you start seeing chain of existential questions--which is both necessary on one hand to know the reality and the last resort of 'mind--the agent of devil' from letting you walk on the enlightened path of happiness on the other. Therefore, when you are really done with the desires except one--to reach your true home--start questioning the questioner. Know that your questions might be answered--some of them or may be all of them--but it will definitely be temporary--because that agent of Lucifer is there to make you continue under the illusions that so called 'answers' to your questions will really set you free from your problems. When you realize the game played by your evil mind upon you and you start questioning the questioner--only then the questioner will disappear--only then your friend 'mind' will be born. Unless the questions get dissolved--all at once and all forever--you will not find your peace. Never believe that there is a final answer to your questions--the Truth is--questioning is the wrong way--it's way of mind and it's what is misleading you. You-a seeker after Truth must learn to question the questioner in order to really get rid of it.