|I Want to Taste
Sugar, Not Become Sugar
"I want to taste sugar, not become
sugar," Sri Ramakrishna used to say in describing this personal form of higher
consciousness. Sri Ramakrishna often said that modern people are very dependent on food
and have a relatively short life span (compared with ancient wise men and women). Because
of these "shortcomings," most seekers are not physiologically equipped for long
periods of cosmic consciousness transcendent out-of-the-body states.
Sri Ramakrishna showed multitudes of seekers they could most effectively
and delightedly experience higher consciousness through
personal relationship "in form," as he described it. He
advocated several profound and extremely wonderful relationships which people could
select and develop.
He particularly emphasized that the form of superconsciousness you
pursue in your quest must fit your individuality. By regarding
your individuality in the quest for higher consciousness, you can most easily develop your
relationship with it.
These relationships are called...