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After Beloved Adi Da's Mahasamadhi in 2008, there was an egoic (uninspected idealized/mythologized romanticism) and politically motivated strategy on the part of certain individuals (key inner circle players with chosen complying servants/functionaries/bureaucrats) to secure positions of power and control over Adi Da's invaluable Sacred Treasures. AS IF chosen to do so.


These actions/reactions, which have NOTHING whatsoever to do with "radical root devotion, right life, and Perfect Knowledge practice", are the cause of the continuing divisive conflict that characterizes the entire gathering that is righteously, (in effect as cultic fundamentalists), therefore euphemistically proclaiming itself the only "formally acknowledged Adidam/Authority". Abusively demanding respect of those deemed subservient to their posthumously enacted "sacred authority".


The most heartbreaking aspect of this dramatization in relationship to this repetitive unfolding klik-klac, is that many of these devotees are seemingly good-hearted and believe their actions are right and true. This is no joke or lie.

These kinds of uninspected manipulative strategies were dramatized all the while that Adi Da was still physically embodied. During His entire function as Bright Sat Siddha Guru, He consistently, passionately and prophetically warned us all that these cultic liabilities were being superimposed on Him. Which He Shouted LOUDLY about, with extensive and very detailed criticism during the last years of His Life. Most personally directed to key individuals who would possibly and have sadly, in fact, dramatized/enacted the very errors He was pointing to.


One amongst many of the prevailing signs of this corrupt dramatization is the extensive efforts put into publishing new overly done and lengthy details entitled "The Codes of Sacred Governance". In effect these structures and codes and rule and manner of implementation of authority have, in a functional exoteric fashion (while also full of experiential and proximal delusions dramatize significant uninspected ego errors) bastardized True Direct Governing Authority that IS Bright Reality Truth Itself. Thus, Radical True Heart Love and Intelligence is not thereby being effectively extended by True and Free Orders of Renunciates.


If one believes there is integrity in the manner in which the corrupted version of Adidam has been functioning MUCH greater open heart study, Listening, and adaptation based on True self-observation and self-understanding is required.


Because of these revisions and corruptions, there is no rightly aligned culture or priesthood functioning as esoteric Orders, effective custodians/extensions of Adi Da Love Ananda's Treasures.


These Instructions that Adi Da Speaks below and in the link provided offer a profound insight into why and how such ego errors and dramas have been cyclically, cultically re-enacted in relationship to Great Divine Realizers.


Adi Da Samraj:

The New Testament is designed to appear as a single, coherent account of the life and total Teaching of Jesus and his disciples, or apostles. However, modern scholarship has begun to demonstrate that the New Testament is a strategically collected and edited conglomeration of many examples of oral and written material from the early centuries following (as well as preceding and including) the period of Jesus' presumably historical ministry. The New Testament is essentially an exoteric or outer and public manual of instruction. And it was created by the exoteric public cult of Jesus that became the official Church of the Roman Empire. What I am indicating here is that the historical Christian Church (in its various sects) was and is essentially an exoteric or publicly oriented institution. And it intentionally limited its communications to exoteric matters when it first designed and established the New Testament as the basis of all of its instructions. In and by that process, the esoteric Teaching and practice was separated from the official institution, and it was gradually and completely lost. However, we may find aspects of the "inner circle" Teaching described in certain texts of the New Testament, particularly the gospel and the letters of John the Beloved. And it was only that "inner circle" Teaching and practice that represented the full Teaching of Jesus and his school. The outer, public Teaching of Jesus and his followers was not much different from that of the other exoteric religious sects of the Middle East (such as Judaism) at the time of Jesus. And that public Teaching was essentially directed toward the winning of converts, who would later be "baptized" and instructed in the nonpublic setting of the "inner circle."

Adi Da Samraj:

Throughout my lifetime, I have entered into the deepest and most profound spiritual labor, and thus I have uncovered the various dimensions of esoteric realization that pertain to the native psycho-physical structure of Man. I speak as one who has lived the presumption and practice of esoteric Communion with the Living Reality or Divine Source of Man and the world. I have considered all that I have experienced and realized, and I have compared all of it to every kind of historical evidence relative to Jesus and the tradition that developed in relation to him. On the basis of all of this, I have come to the point of intuitive certainty about the essential experience and esoteric Teaching that was shared by Jesus, and John the Beloved, and the inner or initiated community that surrounded them. The religion of Jesus and John the Beloved was essentially a proclamation of release from the negative burdens of life in this world through ecstatic or self-transcending union with the Living God. The Way of that union began with conversion from abstract belief in the "God of our fathers," or the "God of the Holy Book." Jesus and John the Beloved preached that there must be conversion from mere and idolatrous belief in an idea of God. Jesus and John the Beloved preached liberation from the exoteric Idol of God as a Being who is apart from Man and the world of Man — a God who created everything and imposed an order on everything, and thus obliged Man and all other creatures to live by various kinds of objective moral rules and natural laws in order to survive and succeed during life and after death. The Way of ecstatic union proclaimed by Jesus and John the Beloved was the ecstatic or self-transcending Way of Life, rather than the formal, legalistic, or self-fulfilling way of exoteric knowledge and conformity. And that ecstatic Way began with psycho-physical conversion, from Lifeless abstractions of the mind and to the Living God, the Truth of Man and the world."


Adi Da Samraj's expository translation of the words of Jesus of Nazareth, as recorded in the New Testament, the Gospel of John the Beloved chapter 4, verses 23 and 24

But the time will come — indeed, this is the hour — when true worshipers will know they must worship God, the Creator or Father of the world, in Spirit and in Truth. God is seeking for those who will worship God. And God is Spirit, or the Breath of life. Therefore, if it is God we would worship, we must worship by surrendering into the life-Spirit, and our worship must be founded in right understanding, or Truth.

Adi Da Samraj:

John, known as the Beloved, and, presumably, also as the Elder, was apparently the principal disciple or devotee of Jesus of Nazareth. His primacy was essentially within the "inner circle" of mature converts (to whom the secrets of the esoteric or higher spiritual worship of the Living God were communicated). We may presume, from the indications in John's gospel, that he was also intended to be the principal spiritual successor of Jesus within the "inner circle." That is, the full esoteric spiritual Teaching as well as the initiatory (Spirit-baptizing) functions of Jesus were apparently transmitted to John, and all that John thus possessed was intended to be transmitted through him, within the "inner circle" or esoteric community that responded to the spiritual Teaching of Jesus. (Jesus himself had been the principal disciple or devotee of John the Baptist, and Jesus, therefore, succeeded John the Baptist, after the latter's death.)

Some investigators have offered evidence that Jesus of Nazareth may not have been an actual historical figure. And the same may be true of John the Baptist, John the Beloved, and others. Certainly, if these figures actually lived, they may have been significantly different from the exoteric myths and archetypes described in the New Testament. But there is a sufficient integrity to the documents of the New Testament that they may fruitfully be considered as if historical events and persons informed the writings that have come down to us. (And this in fact is how the writings of the New Testament, and especially of John the Beloved, will be treated in this essay.) Such relics as the "Shroud of Turin" appear to support the claims of historicity (while perhaps calling for a new interpretation of that history). And, in any case, the New Testament writings — even though they may ultimately fail as an historical basis for exoteric religion — certainly do provide interesting examples of ancient esoteric mystical philosophy and practice.

The New Testament is designed to appear as a single, coherent account of the life and total Teaching of Jesus and his disciples, or apostles. However, modern scholarship has begun to demonstrate that the New Testament is a strategically collected and edited conglomeration of many examples of oral and written material from the early centuries following (as well as preceding and including) the period of Jesus' presumably historical ministry. The New Testament is essentially an exoteric or outer and public manual of instruction. And it was created by the exoteric public cult of Jesus that became the official Church of the Roman Empire.

What I am indicating here is that the historical Christian Church (in its various sects) was and is essentially an exoteric or publicly oriented institution. And it intentionally limited its communications to exoteric matters when it first designed and established the New Testament as the basis of all of its instructions. In and by that process, the esoteric Teaching and practice was separated from the official institution, and it was gradually and completely lost.

However, we may find aspects of the "inner circle" Teaching described in certain texts of the New Testament, particularly the gospel and the letters of John the Beloved. And it was only that "inner circle" Teaching and practice that represented the full Teaching of Jesus and his school. The outer, public Teaching of Jesus and his followers was not much different from that of the other exoteric religious sects of the Middle East (such as Judaism) at the time of Jesus. And that public Teaching was essentially directed toward the winning of converts, who would later be "baptized" and instructed in the nonpublic setting of the "inner circle." In the writings attributed to John the Beloved, we find aspects of the Teaching of the "inner circle," spoken more or less clearly. Thus, the Teaching of John the Beloved survives as testimony to the actual Teaching and practice of Jesus within his "inner circle" of converts. And if one approaches that literature from the point of view of higher spiritual understanding, gotten through awakened practice outside the outer cultism of exoteric religion, then the Teaching of John the Beloved can be rightly interpreted or understood. Throughout my lifetime, I have entered into the deepest and most profound spiritual labor, and thus I have uncovered the various dimensions of esoteric realization that pertain to the native psycho-physical structure of Man. I speak as one who has lived the presumption and practice of esoteric Communion with the Living Reality or Divine Source of Man and the world. I have considered all that I have experienced and realized, and I have compared all of it to every kind of historical evidence relative to Jesus and the tradition that developed in relation to him. On the basis of all of this, I have come to the point of intuitive certainty about the essential experience and esoteric Teaching that was shared by Jesus, and John the Beloved, and the inner or initiated community that surrounded them. The religion of Jesus and John the Beloved was essentially a proclamation of release from the negative burdens of life in this world through ecstatic or self-transcending union with the Living God. The Way of that union began with conversion from abstract belief in the "God of our fathers," or the "God of the Holy Book." Jesus and John the Beloved preached that there must be conversion from mere and idolatrous belief in an idea of God. Jesus and John the Beloved preached liberation from the exoteric Idol of God as a Being who is apart from Man and the world of Man — a God who created everything and imposed an order on everything, and thus obliged Man and all other creatures to live by various kinds of objective moral rules and natural laws in order to survive and succeed during life and after death. The Way of ecstatic union proclaimed by Jesus end John the Beloved was the ecstatic or self-transcending Way of Life, rather than the formal, legalistic, or self-fulfilling way of exoteric knowledge and conformity. And that ecstatic Way began with psycho-physical conversion, from Lifeless abstractions of the mind and to the Living God, the Truth of Man and the world.






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