This article explores the mystical insights of the beginning of the Gospel of Saint John: }In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God,” etc.
To be born again is to be born in the spirit, which is our higher Self. It takes place when we cease living or being aware only in our physical body, our external life in this material world, and begin to experience our true, higher life as the immortal, divine Self in the greater life and being of God.
At all times the yogi must be keenly aware of what is going on in his life sphere and ever seeking to understand and work out the mystery. Learn how this is done.
In paradise Adam and Eve “were both naked…and were not ashamed” (Genesis 2:5) because of their consciousness of spirit rather than of the body. But through their misdeeds “the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked” (Genesis 3:7). So we see that shame and fear come from moral transgression and its attendant guilt.
Tomorrow is Easter (Pascha) by the Eastern Orthodox Christian Church calendar (Sunday, April 24th). By the same calendar, on the day before, Holy Saturday, a miracle has occurred every year in Jerusalem for centuries. That is the miracle of the Holy Fire, which occurs at the tomb of Jesus in the Church of the Resurrection in Jerusalem.
One of the most popular blog posts on OCOY.org is “Yogis Who Saw Jesus” with nearly 40,000 views. So we have made a 6:32 minute YouTube video of this post to share with a wider audience.