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People understand that the Ocean contains many drops.
Less understood is the concept that a single drop contains the Ocean

Universal Consciousness

A Plain English discussion and synthesis of the states of human consciousness - streams of consciousness which include higher consciousness, cosmic consciousness, collective consciousness, enlightenment, mindfulness, and rationality.

The Essence of All Be-ing

Consciousness can be defined as -

• the self awareness, inner sensibility  or cognisance
   of the processing of one's own existence -
• the aggregate, collective or Unified Field of the interplay
   of all of the energies which make up all life.

The paradigm that consciousness may exist independently of the physical body is often widely disputed from all sides and often ridiculed. It may sometimes be tolerated under the label of religious freedom, but virtually all branches of science are evolving in the opposite direction: explaining out soul and Spirit.

Yet, there can be a synthesis or common ground where, by removing the seeming discrepancies and limitations in the words and languages used by science, mysticism, spirituality and religion, it can be seen that

Universal Consciousness is the interweaving thread - the tantra - a bridge which joins all forms of human endeavour with all and, with all states and forms of sentient and non-sentient existance.

This Universal Consciousness is
   • the Essence of Who We are
    • and the Synthesis of Life itself.

LifeStreams

In this web-site, we have used the term LifeStreams to bypass the preconceptions which can arise and create divisions in thought and understanding - hopefully creating a map of Universal Consciousness which can be followed without the need for the technicalities and special nomenclatures of fields of knowledge and experience that may be accessible only to people with special training.

Within these Life Streams, patterns can be found which directly influence mental and physical health - and all interpersonal relationships. They are the sources of conscious and unconscious programs and beliefs that govern life leading to stress, conflict, addictions, medical and psychological diseases.

Yet, these same LifeStreams have a commonality to all of the senses used by all of man-kind. Thus, the material on this site bridges physics and metaphysics.

"Consciousness - The Self-Awareness of All Being" was written, published and © by Transpersonal LifeStreams®, Tasmania, Australia.
The URL's of this page are
http://www.anunda.com/consciousness.htm and http://www.lifestreams.com.au/consciousness.htm.

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