The Third Jesus by Deepak Chopra – The World as Illusion

The ultimate learning in Buddhism is the understanding of Emptiness. What did Christ say ?

Christ said ” Give to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, give to God the things that are God’s” and also “For those who have, more will be given, and they will have an abundance”. How to resolve such contradictions?

Jesus taught us that the world is an illusion. If material things are a dream, it makes sense to pay them no heed. The mind is pulled away from spiritual goals by mistaking money, possessions and status as real.

Separating illusion from reality doesn’t usually happen all at once. What we experience as reality changes in different stages of consciousness.

We don’t always see what we think we see!

If your brain works normally

This is another example of an amazing illusion!!! The last sentence is so true.

If your eyes follow the movement of the rotating pink dot, the dots will remain only one color, pink.

However if you stare at the black ‘+ ‘ in the center, the moving dot turns to green.
Now, concentrate on the black ‘ + ‘ in the center of the picture. After a short period, all the pink dots will slowly disappear, and you will see only a single green dot rotating.

It’s amazing how our brain works. There really is no green dot, and the pink ones really don’t disappear. This should be proof enough, we don’t always see what we think we see. 

Illusion

Seeing 2.0 by Puppetji