This work is an “Open Edition”,
The colouring page for this month is up! I’ll be dropping one on my Gumroad every month on the 15th.
Over the Moon (2020)
This book is an extension of Infinite Quantum Zen Website — a website that was initially created to share this new vision of hope with all of humanity. One of the core tenets of this new emerging vision of hope is that of transformation, and hence this book is a glimpse into a way of seeing — it may be summed up as an attempt to see and help others see. It is devoted to sharing of a new vision of reality that might be able to unite a fragmented humanity in a shared approach to the deeper issues facing us at this crucial time of choice. It may show us that having faith in Life’s greater Intelligence is a hopeful and positive approach to chaotic events in our rapidly changing world.
Although it was almost a decade-long process to get to where I am now, writing these words into this Preface; and although it took me seven years to finish this book, I can wholeheartedly say that the journey with all of its ups and downs, challenges and difficulties, surprises and rewards — was well worth it. During this time, I somehow managed to keep myself outside the perimeters of “normal” society, which in turn allowed me to focus solely on Self-Mastery. In hindsight, I can say that there could not have been any better way to use the time that was gifted to me by Life itself. I used the available time wisely and effectively, doing my very best to present everything that I wanted to convey — in a single, clear, concise, comprehensive, engaging and easy-to-read volume. This “privileged” background allowed me to focus on what is truly important and enduring in life. As a result, cultivating the awakened mind and heart has led me to become what is called a fully realized being.
As I’m writing this preface, I am ever so grateful that I was fortunate enough to be born in a country and into an environment that made it possible for me to pursue the path of Self-Mastery. For obvious reasons, I do not wish to disclose my age, gender, ethnicity, nationality or current location — simply because from where I stand, I see humans as being one race, one species without further subdivision. It is not important who, what, where or when the writer is — let that be an enigma wrapped in mystery. What is important, though — is the message.
Now, it is worth pointing out that there seems to be a tradition among those who walk the path of wisdom to leave behind some kind of legacy — a thread which those who come after may use as a guideline in their own remembrance. And so it can be said that on my path to Self-Mastery, this book represents the Magnum Opus (“Great Work”) — it is my gift to the World; something that is left behind for the future generations — a legacy of wisdom. As such, it is a powerful tool that assists in remembering eternal, timeless truths — in this way, this book acts as a mnemonic of sorts. In a way, this book can be said to be the end product of the process of fulfilling the telos of the individual, and for that reason it can be seen as a guiding light for those who seek to know themselves on the most profound level.
When I reflect back a couple of years, I can see in hindsight that Awaken the Living Awareness Within — Discover the Keys to Happiness, Inner Peace & Harmony was only an idea — a tiny seed for something big and transformative. The idea for this book grew out of Self-Transformation which took place over a period of a decade. Multiple layers of the idea was contained in the seed of inner knowing; these layers began to open slowly but surely — like the petals of the Lotus Flower.
Eventually the seed began to sprout, and so the project was started in late 2013. All I had at that point in time was the deep inner knowing that the project would eventually lead up to become a cohesive whole. When the idea was born, it had no name or any outline of its contents, but the aim was clear — to crystallize years worth of learning into an easily understandable format that could offer a radically different view of reality, of the existence of a primal web of energy — connecting our physical body, mind and inner consciousness with the World and the larger Universe.
During all this time, I had a sense of certainty that the personal subjective experiences combined with the latest scientific understanding of the Quantum World, coupled with Ancient Wisdom — would open up the door to the Mystery of Life. In hindsight, I can say that the certainty alone was the main driving engine behind the success of the project — the more I trusted the path I was on, the more certain I became. Consequently, what was once a tiny seed, has grown into a mighty tree — a Tree of Life, containing vast body of Living Wisdom.
Eventually, also the name emerged to describe the crystallized idea of the project — Infinite Quantum Zen, which is essentially a framework (basic structure underlying a system) — something fundamental that can be applied for practical use. Consequently, in the beginning of 2015, the website www.infinite quantum zen.info was created; in 2020, the preface for this book was published online; likewise, the 80-pages long prologue for this book was published on the website, as well; and eventually, at the end of 2020, this book — in its entirety, was finally published.
The book itself comes from the perspective of pure awareness, which is a natural state of effortless being, in which we are able to directly connect to the Source of Life itself. In this state, creativity, inspiration and intuition can move freely. On a deeper level, it means that all creative endeavours are always vibrantly alive, and when we are fully immersed in creative process — we feel this aliveness inside of us. From this, the question arises: Creativity — where does it come from? From what source does creativity spring? The unconscious mind? The Universal Soul? Whatever its source, creativity is flowing within each of us, ready to be tapped at any moment.
This goes on to say that creating this book was an effortless, yet growing experience to embark on; it was tremendously enjoyable and wonderful to write. The writing task was effortless in its essence, and crystallizing all of those realizations into written form created moments of exquisite joy. In other words, this book is a labor of love — it was written out of, and for the sake of aliveness. To be more specific: it was that growing process in itself that brought me the most joy. On the other hand, it was also the hardest part of the journey; and by this I mean all of those countless inner realizations that Life in its Infinite Wisdom brought forth to be realized — they had to be grown out from the actual experience.
To expand this a little more, I may also say that the creative energy that moves within us, through us, and around us — is like a dance that effortlessly guides us. This goes on to say that sometimes while writing, I had a feeling, or more aptly, an Inner Knowing that the contents of the book was being written through me, rather than by me, which goes on to say that this book was co-created together with Living Life, under Divine guidance, you see? And hence it can be said that this book was, indeed, Divinely inspired. In other words, all the way through the writing process, I had a sense of certainty that Living Intelligence within Life was guiding me in the writing process.
So in this sense, it can be said that the book wrote itself, for it was Life itself that delivered this important message for all of humanity to hear. From another perspective, it can be said that it was collective humanity that wrote this book to itself. To be more precise, it can be said that this vast body of wisdom comes from the depths of the Human Spirit, as it is an amalgamation of the wisdom contained in the collective unconscious — the part of the unconscious mind that is derived from ancestral memory and experience, and is therefore common to all humankind, as distinct from the individual’s unconscious.
The style in which this timeless wisdom is presented, can be said to have a unique, distinguishable and memorable vibe to it. A perceptive reader might even find a distinctive flavor in the writing style, which hints at the possibility of a real transcendence. This flavor is best described in capturing the essence of fluidity of space and time, of malleability and elusiveness of reality, which goes on to say that as one becomes a new person — one also changes their history, their story — if you will, their whole being, you see? This is a whole topic of its own, and is therefore covered in the section titled PROLOGUE, in a chapter “About Writing Style.” The only thing that can really be said about it without giving too much away, is to say that the way in which the contents came together, can be said to resemble more of a Holofractographic Intelligent Emergence than anything else.
When I wrote the book, I had a strong feeling that I was merely uncovering something that was quite obvious, but for some reason — too close for the majority of people to perceive. Nevertheless, I knew that everything I wrote, would be common knowledge in the future. That said, as we are standing on the precipice of a new paradigm, an advent of a new era — it is clear that the times we live in calls for new approaches, ideas, and most of all — a journey into our inner selves; if we are to make this leap into a new era of awareness, we need to be willing to explore new horizons to find better ways and solutions, leaving no rock unturned when seeking better ways of doing things.
Therefore, it is my hope that this book will spark deep inner realizations and shifts within those whom this book might reach. The sole purpose of writing this book is to point the direction, to show the way. Hopefully the powerful message embedded in the pages of this book will reach those individuals who are ready and willing to make the necessary changes within themselves — to change the world toward peace, unity, equality, compassion, and empowerment of humanity as a whole.
In closing, let me ask you this: Can you imagine what it would be like, if we could — for once, live in peace with each other? Now as you ponder that question — take a look around in your mind’s eye the current state of humanity, our values, and the ways of thinking and being. What do you see? What does it take to achieve peace? And so it becomes clear that this is a dream that we have only dared to dream but failed to make it reality. Achieving peace is up to our willingness to change ourselves. The core message of this book will eventually boil down to these important questions: Are we as the collective human species mature enough to be truly free? And more importantly: Do we even want to be? Are we mature enough to take responsibility of our actions and mistakes, reflect on them, learn from them, and grow from them? Are we mature enough to take responsibility of our happiness, health and well-being, and thus of our lives, both as individuals and as a species?
On Earth, 10/10/2020 ~ Sambodhi Padmasamadhi.
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Take a leap of faith, you can do it! ~ Awaken the Living Awareness Within - Infinite Quantum Zen
Trust your journey. ~ Awaken the Living Awareness Within - Infinite Quantum Zen
“ But gold lotus grew in the pool of my soul, extended themselves with broad leaves upon the vast shallows and covered the deep horrors of the whirling maelstrom. The silver tears that the clouds wept lay like large pearls upon their green leaves, shining through the afternoons like polished moonstones. ”
— Hanns Heinz Ewers, tr. by Joe E. Bandel, from Alraune; Finale.
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Uncle Lo, a poor fisherman who lived alone on a lake, helped an old lady cross a river on a stormy day. Lotus grew from mysterious seeds Lo received from the lady in return for his kind act, and a fairy girl named Lian was born from one of the lotus flowers. However, the greedy princess approached Lo because she knew Lian’s magical power produced wealth to Lo’s life.
Shelf: 726.6 CHE (@ tadoku section)
Hasu no hana no sei Rian.
by Chen Janhon ; translated by Hiraoka Atsushi.
Tōkyō : Tokuma Shoten, 2011.
34 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 29 x 29 cm.
Translated into Japanese from the French. Furigana on all kanji characters.
This book is suitable for tadoku, extensive reading for learners of Japanese-language. Please find details about tadoku and our reading night event on our tadoku web page.