And even, if you become greater and greater enlightened, then you can be anywhere, you can do anything. You can save anyone you like. You can go to Heaven. You can go to hell and save the hell beings. You can do any kind of thing unimaginable to the human mind. That is the difference between an enlightened person and an unenlightened person.
(Why is killing plants not considered killing? What is the role of fun in becoming enlightened?) What is what? The role of what? (The role of fun) Fun? (in becoming enlightened? F-U-N, fun.) What is the role of fun? I can’t believe it!
Why is killing plants not considered killing? Now, this is the first question. OK. Now I answer you. Killing plants is also a kind of killing, but so minimized, so minimum that we could also clean it away by a few minutes of meditation on the Quan Yin Method. When we are enlightened, we are in contact with the (inner Heavenly) Light and this inner (Heavenly) Sound, we are so powerful. And then every day, if we recontact with that, then this minimum effect of the killing of plants or eating vegetable food will be washed away. Otherwise, how do you expect to live here and practice?
Then, you get initiation and then die or what? Cannot eat even vegetables. We have to do it because of survival. But we do the least of killing. Because the plants, they consist of 90% water, and the feeling of pain is so much less, so much less, it’s almost nothing compared to animal-people; they love life, and they struggle for life. This is a lot of difference. But if you only eat vegan and do not practice meditation of enlightenment, of the Quan Yin Method, which is contacting your inner God Power, then you’re not secure to Liberation. Because you still have committed some kind of killing, as so-called, just explained.
Now, the second (question) is: What is the role of fun in becoming enlightened? Is that correct English? Is it correct? What is the role of fun in becoming enlightened? You mean that when you become enlightened, can you still have fun? Is that right? Is that the meaning of it? (What is the function…) Of fun? (No, it was, the part it plays for enlightenment, that’s what I think.) Why doesn’t the author stand up and explain to me? Who is the author of this famous question? You? Oh, please enlighten me. “What is the role of fun in becoming enlightened?” (Well, You earlier said that if you listen to the Music inside just for fun) Yeah. (that that wouldn’t make any difference) Oh, no! (to your consciousness.) I see. No, no, I don’t mean that. What I mean is we don’t listen to it for fun. It is because it gives us a great change. It’s not only like we listen to outside music for fun. You understand? What I mean is the inner (Heavenly) Sound is not for fun. It is for enlightening us and giving us more and more wisdom every day. That’s what it was. I understand you and you understand me now.
What is the difference between fun and joy? I think both are the same. No? If we have fun, then we feel joyful Maybe it’s like that – fun is a little bit not so serious. Fun may be evoked by some kind of games or some outer influence, but joy may be deeper. It may be a sense of deeper satisfaction. Probably that would be it when we look it up in the dictionary. Is that alright? Thank you.
(How do you say “印心” in English?) The English of “印心”? Initiation. The Chinese, he asks what is initiation, “印心” in English? I say “印心” means “initiation.”
(I am practicing spiritually. Can I get initiation?) Yes, of course. It’s the best. This person says he already practices, maybe some other kind of method, could he get also initiation? I said of course. It will only strengthen your spiritual power.
(How can I start today to nurture my Christ Nature? What specific actions can I take to start listening to God’s Sound?) You fill in the form and ask for initiation, and later we may sit together, and I will transmit that to you. Meaning, I will help you to open the inner hearing Nature. The inner hearing Nature is the real Self. The outer hearing nature is the false self. The false self, it indicates this false body; this flesh body is the false self. The real Self is inside. I mean, it’s not inside, but it is another one. We have it within us. And the real one has the real ears, the real eyes. Now the real one is sleeping; therefore, we don’t see the real world, and we don’t hear the real Voice of God.
If this real one is awakened, we call it “awakening” or “enlightenment,” then we can see different worlds and the real world; we can see the word of God, we can hear the Word of God by the real sense organs. And the real sense organs can be awakened through the competence of someone who already knows how to do it. It’s like someone who can repair a car or fix the television – he knows how to do it.
So, at the initiation, the Master will open the inner ear for you. Then you can hear that. Otherwise, you cannot. You can live for a thousand, hundred, billions of years, and you’ll never experience the inner world. You can only experience this outer world, the world of flesh, of material, of life and death, of changing, of ephemeral nature. You never can experience the real, the everlasting invisible inner world. To experience that, we must awaken the real Self, the inner Self in order to experience it. It is like, we have different organs to experience different things. Like, the eyes to see the flowers, the mouth to speak, the ears to listen, the body to enjoy sensual pleasures. Now, we have different organs to experience enlightenment, and to know God. These different organs, invisible organs, we have to awaken them. And if we can’t do it ourselves, then we must ask the one who knows how to do it. If we could do it ourselves, then fine and good. If we couldn’t, then we ask someone who is an expert.
(If I get or hear the Method of enlightenment from You, can I then practice it in my home? How can You help me from here in California?) You can practice it at your home every day. Your home is your temple. Your body is your temple. There’s no need to go anywhere, go to any temple, or go even to see me. If you want to, you can. Because any Master worth the name is ever present, omnipresent; anywhere, He or She can protect you. He can appear to protect you. You can even see Him or Her anywhere anytime like you’re seeing me now. There’s no need to be attached to Her or His fleshly body. I can contact you anytime. Even if you don’t see the Master yet, due to your obstruction and your attainment level is not yet so high, then you could even write.
There’s no problem anymore today. Is that all there is? The question is fully answered? OK.
(How do You think eternal life will be like when you die?) What it’s like when you die? You don’t die. That is the thing. After you know enlightenment, you don’t die. You just change one consciousness to another, like you walk from one room to the next. There is no sense of loss or dying or anything, you live forever. That is what’s called “eternal life,” that’s called “長生不老 (immortality).”
You never die. You don’t die, it’s only an illusion. We only change clothes. But for the one who doesn’t practice, they really die. Because they don’t know what eternal life is. That’s it.
(Can You please elaborate on how to gain happiness? In what way can we be happy? What is the way to be near to God every day?) With this Quan Yin Method. You should use the Quan Yin Method. You should practice the Quan Yin Method. Then you can be close to God every day. You’ll be with Hirm every day.
I’m sorry, this is Chinese. It is like that. The person asked, in which way can we be near to God every day. I said, “Use the Quan Yin Method.” Every day, you are with God. Every day, you are in It. Every day, you are with It. Every day, you are It.
(I already have a guru, and I thank You for Your service. I’m confused about my outer life. Do You have any other advice? I’m ready to follow but my conscious mind doesn’t let inner …) I already have a guru, thank You for Your service. I am confused about my outer life. Do you have any other advice? I am ready to follow, but my conscious mind doesn’t let the inner message through. It’s like this because we are not yet connected with each other inwardly. If we are connected, then you are more ready. But anyhow, don’t hurry. If you are not ready today, then give it a thought tomorrow, or next year, or maybe next life. You have many lives to come, no hurry. If you want to finish it in one lifetime, in this life, then you can follow me. If you have time, then take many thousands of years to think it over. Now, if you already have a guru, then I think it’s fine. I congratulate you. But if you still feel confused about your outer life, that means maybe your guru is not yet enough for you.
(What’s guru?) Guru means Master. This is a modern word, Sanskrit word. Guru means “darkness remover,” it means the Light Giver, it means an enlightened Master, that’s it. All complicated, we call it different names; you can call him a Buddha or a Master, that’s the meaning of “guru.” Now, she already has a guru, but she still feels very confused. And that means the guru might not be so much of service to you, or you have not followed your guru explicitly, completely. So, if you have a good guru and he gives you a good method, please follow him to the letter. If after following him completely and you haven’t got satisfaction of inner and outer life, then please come back and I may help you. And whatever outer confusion, please write it clearly so I may answer and help you. I don’t know what it is you are confused about.
(Tell us about how You [got] enlightened, like in the Himalayas.) This is a long story. You just get enlightened, like that. There’s not much to talk about but Self-experience, and self-inner joy and satisfaction. You may know it immediately later, if you want to get initiation. It’s not time-consuming.
(What difference [was made to] Yourself before and after enlightenment?) Oh, a lot of difference, a lot of difference. So many things – I cannot tell you. You see, after you are enlightened, everything becomes so clear to you. All the Bibles are so clear, like your palm. Before, even if you read the Bibles or any scriptures, you do not understand. After enlightenment, you understand more and more each day. You know everything without learning. And even, if you become greater and greater enlightened, then you can be anywhere, you can do anything. You can save anyone you like. You can go to Heaven. You can go to hell and save the hell beings. You can do any kind of thing unimaginable to the human mind. That is the difference between an enlightened person and an unenlightened person. An unenlightened person, he’s so confused about his life. he’s so powerless against all disasters, all sorrow, and all vexation. An enlightened person is forever joyful, forever satisfied. In any circumstance – he can live. He can accomplish anything that Buddha has accomplished, that Christ has done. It is the same Power, the same level of attainment when someone is completely enlightened.
But even before you reach complete enlightenment, and you’re just enlightened a little bit, you still feel so great, the joy. And so light, the burden. You feel you would sing and dance on the street, swing in the air. I don’t know what to tell you about all these miracles, really, because the more I say, the more I feel I’m lost. It’s terrible. I do apologize. But you must experience it for yourself. I offer this opportunity to you. Then you’ll know it by yourself, no need to ask me. But then when someone asks you, you’ll also say, “Ah, I can’t tell you.” It’s very difficult.