The Universe is a Living Consciousness / Rig Veda III.26

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VSF: I am continuing to transcribe, interpret and translate the Rig Veda every morning. This process has taken me deeply into the Heart & Mind of the ancient Rishis. I am so grateful for this opportunity, which I feel is a blessing of pure Grace to me in my life now at age 71.  I have understood these verses as multi-layered, as a I like to say, the verses are like spheres containing layers of meaning, one within another like the proverbial skins of the onion.  I feel Book Nine, which is dedicated to SOMA is in fact the Rishis invoking their own Kundalini. I hope to share my work soon.

A wonderful new friend has entered my life with an amazing lifetime of assimilating a profound knowledge of electromagnetics and its subtle mathematics, along with a vast understanding of acoustics, electricity, plasma, and so many other fields. He has become very interested in the Cosmogonic principles found in the Rig Veda and is working with me to reveal even more.

That aside, I find my relationship with the Rig Veda superbly sacred, endlessly nurturing, expanding, and spiritually inspiring. The Rig Veda indeed is a Cosmic Riddle that waits for any who have the desire and patience to approach in humility and awe. May the Rishis find their way into the Hearts of those who can Hear, those who can listen to these ancient timeless voices, the great ones, those Seers, visionaries who remembered our Progenitors that came to Earth and gave us Life.

 

The Universe is a Living Consciousness
Rig Veda III.26

The Rishis knew that the universe and everything in it is a Living Consciousness. Their sciences accessed the latent energies within the universe and therefore included invoking various modes and aspects of That all-pervading consciousness. Their ‘technologies’ were born in, structured upon, aligned and in harmony with that immutable imperishable God-Consciousness, the One present throughout the universe in All. This interconnection with the Woven Universe is what our current modern civilization no longer understands, and why we are in peril of destroying everything. We are out of harmony with the Cosmic Laws. The Vedic god Agni is the Cosmic Fire, the pervasive principle of Ignition on multiple levels.

Cosmic Rays fly wandering around…
Cosmic rays move close to the speed of light and are influenced by the magnetic field that everywhere exists within interstellar space throughout all galaxies. Being charged particles, they travel freely along the magnetic field; but they can only spiral around it in a direction perpendicular to the field. The sources of that magnetism are therefore variable each having their own direction.  Thus there are all sorts of directions, strengths, and patterns of change within a combined galactic field.

Because of the superbly divine chaos in collective magnetic fields, cosmic ray particles fly wandering in a random manner around and through galaxies, rather than in a straight line. When they collide with interstellar atoms, cosmic rays emit light and create glowing gammas rays. Cosmic rays that penetrate Earth’s magnetic shield have energies in excess of 10,000 million times the energy of the molecules in our atmosphere. They contain the overall chemical mix of the solar system, the local universe around us, which is related to the composition of the human body, and the normal mix of elements out of which stars are made. [paraphrased from K. & I. Schrijver]

 

 

Rig Veda III.26.1
The rider of a ship moving quickly through sound like the blade of a plough that cuts into the earth heaping up, collecting a multitude, quantity mass worthy of efforts of transformation to the light. Intensely squeezing twisting through sound a low continuous ringing rattling from the Mind of Agni the Cosmic Fire, the self-known, universal omniscience, the follower of Truth reality.

III.26.2
We invoke Agni, our guardian, the Cosmic Fire, that bright pure arising out of the omnipresent universal, the word, wisdom that permeates the firmament by a wise man the singer, master emitter of sound reaching space, quickly flowing to the listener assistant pupil breathed by the Mother of the cosmic breath.

III.26.3
In every era, age after age, the perspicacious clear seeing inner vision, whose Knowledge is kindled upon birth with calling, crying out to that Universal Godhead, may it hold fast to us, giving treasure in immortal form, that lively vibrant ordered design of pervading velocity, the Cosmic Fire.

III.26.4
May the swift powerful flames of the Cosmic Fire [powers of ignition] move, flying rapidly along with the silent particles of sound, flashing in shining waters [of interstellar space] — together [these two] as the knowledge of harmonized sound, the omniscient vast emission outpouring gathered and separated the silent particles of sound, variegated in diversity, enlivened with changes, the quivering quaking, shivering shaking mountains of plasma clouds inviolable, invincible.

[The Rishis are describing the complexity of particle plasma physics in the heliosphere.]

III.26.5
We move, seeking the Maruts, those silent particles of sound, topped-covered with and dependent upon Agni, the Cosmic Fire; they are brilliant brightness, vehement fearful formidable, cultivating plowing all, the products of Rudra like sons; the Maruts are moving downward showering turbulent cosmic dust, carried born along as if they are powerful roaring, resounding Lions.

[The Maruts are traditionally said to be the ‘storm gods’, the flashing or shining ones, the sons of Rudra they are the children of heaven or of the ocean. They are armed with golden weapons, i.e. lightning, thunderbolts (all nature’s electromagnetic light phenomena). They reside in the north (the North pole?), roar like lions, riding in golden cars drawn by ruddy horses. The Maruts are the gods of the Middle Sphere (where interstellar space interacts with the heliosphere?).]

III.26.6
The Maruts, those silent particles of sound, in multitudes by multitudes, every troop in swarming flocks [are] dissected by the luminous wrath, the bright anger of Agni, the Cosmic Fire that cuts the solar winds of variegated velocities into constant deep, low sound [ELFs], the moving transformation. We ask the assembly of our progenitors, the men of knowledge who command wisdom, for their lasting power, favorable, undiminished and increasing.

III.26.7
I am Agni the Cosmic Fire, the shining glistening quantifier measurer of the firmament, the whole expanse of the heavens and the threefold layers of earth’s magnetosphere; fire rays roar in my immortal imperishable eye, perpetual heat sun-fire forever unobstructed, existing in my mouth. I am the name, the form and mode — the offering.

[The Rishi identifies with the principle of the Cosmic Fire, Agni — and Agni speaks through the Rishi. This is the direct experience of Becoming the metaphysical principles that create the universe. Rituals developed as the mimicking of technological procedures and evolved over the centuries after the progenitors had left planet earth.]

III.26.8
[The Soma-plasma] divided and dissolved by the means of purifying [through] the intelligent wisdom, thinking from the heart-mind [which] comprehended grasped spontaneously, naturally [and] according to the laws [of the universe] thereafter generated the uppermost treasure [the potential magneto-plasma-dynamics in fields of sky plasma, the solar wind, ionosphere, radiation belts, etc.], strengthened, magnified, moving to the brightness, to roaring rays of electromagnetic fire [Agni & the Maruts], the surrounding light of the heaven and earth was made visible, seen beyond.

III.26.9
Streaming hundreds, arising inexhaustibly, rattling, containing silent particles of sound trembling, vibrating, stationed by the two parents [of sound in Soma-plasma, the magnetic connection between] heaven and earth, to be uttered to the progenitor, the thinking collator — to that activated Truth, the real-sound exhilarating.

[Sanskrit word definitions here: http://metaphysicalmusing.com/articles/rigveda2015/rgvedaiii-26.htm]

 

 

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