How do we get to the roots? Antwerp (Belgium)

Public Program, Antwerp 1986-0919 In the world today, we find an uncertain fear of a great shock. (I think little louder, they are not hearing) It could be from the atomic explosion, could be from some financial catastrophe, but the destruction is now going to come through our inner being. We have paid attention to the outward world, but we have paid no attention whatsoever to our inner being. In the west, the search has been outside, how to master all the elements. And the whole thing has grown as a big tree out of proportion to its roots. And we do not know what our roots are. Such a tree which is so much outgrown has not grown its roots and has not been able to supply the vital energy, is about to collapse. But this tree is within every individual. Which grows downward from the head. And the roots are in the head. When we go on using our human awareness, we start building up mental conceptions. There are mental conceptions about God, there are mental conceptions about eternal life, there are mental conceptions about the spirit. Mental conceptions are not the reality. Reality is what it is. We have to very humbly accept that we have to know the reality. But to know the reality we have to get to the roots. And how do we get to the roots? That means we have to be subtler human beings. That means this human awareness can only go Read More …