THE HOLIEST The Base
In the beginning was the Word, and the
Word was with
God, and the Word
The same was in the beginning with
All things were made by him; and without
him was not anything made that was made.
of the desire of God, the balance between the
creative forces ()
was disturbed and the three operative powers were released.
<2>The operative power of the
satva guna (sentient
force), with the presence of the operative power of the
tama guna, brought the feeling of "I
<3>The operative power of the
raja guna (mutative
force), with the presence of the active
tama guna, invoked the feeling of "I
the release of the operative power of the
tama guna resulted in the manifestation of fine ethereal
factors. Then the feeling of "I
have done" (memory) was awakened.
<5>With this, the three parts of the
ego were evolved and the
consciousnesses came into existence; <6>unit
consciousness is the manifestation of consciousness in the gross
universe in the illusive state of being separate from the rest (God).
<7>This illusion of being separate from the
universe was created because of the influences of the
("I"). This resulted in unhappiness and causing the
consciousnesses to become lost, suffer, and inflict suffering on
<8>The dot in the middle of the circle
represents this release of the operative powers of the
three gunas which
created the vibration. <9>This sound vibration, which is the
same as the creative
forces in the universe, is
The Word ().
This Word, or the creative powers in the universe, is the one
responsible for all things being created.
In him was life; and the life was the
light of men.
comprehended it not.
(energy, movement) is
the power of the
raja guna which is in
the universe, "In him was life." In the higher level when this
(life) is in the sentient state (light,
satva) it is the light of
<11>But because of the influence of the
tama guna (darkness),
becomes bondage. So the
light, although always
present, will not be comprehended by this darkened consciousness,
light shineth in
darkness; and the
in the universe is prana
(raja guna) and is in
God (universe), "In him was
satva guna in the
operative state is the
light of the
light which comes alive
with life (raja guna)
is also in every man (),
"and the life was the light
<13>But those who are darkened by
ignorance (power of
"comprehended it not."
<14>So the life is
raja guna, the
satva guna, and
darkness is the
tama guna (separate
"I") in the universe.
<15>Also the universe consists of two
polarities, "positive and negative" or satva and tama (). The
is positive and the tama
guna is negative.
raja guna exists in the universe as neutral and will gain the
polarity of the dominating force. If the tama dominates, the raja
(action) becomes bondage. If the satva dominates, the raja becomes
positive and Divine (light).