Higgs Boson and The Impossible Dream


 
Interior of CERN Large Hadron ColliderThe search for the elusive Higgs Boson particle, also known as the ‘God particle’ has entered a new phase as scientists working at CERN claim they are closer than ever to spotting it.   [Continue reading articleThe Washington Post, December 13, 2011]

The confirmation of the Higgs Boson of quantum physics (read related posts here in our site), dubbed the “God Particle,” is about to revolutionize science, and, I expect, our worldview of existence, reality, life, and the universe, including our puny human selves.  To a practicing mystic, this could well globally usher in the transformative understanding and illumination that the world of matter is indeed not only fleetingly unreal but also truly illusory — something that mystics down through time’s corridors have realized for ages.  And hopefully, with that understanding will come the realization that all existence emanates from a Zero Point Field, a singularity of emptiness and no-thing-ness, a total void against which the etheric light of individuated Christ-consciousness shines — our true Self.

In the face of all the science and media hoopla regarding the so-called “God Particle,” my soul can only sing the song “The Impossible Dream” from the musicale The Man of La Mancha.

The mission of each true knight is… to dream the impossible dream, to try when your arms are too weary, to reach the unreachable star.

[Our appreciation to nibelungenstar for the above YouTube video.]

This is the quest: to follow that star, no matter how hopeless, no matter how far.

Yes, this is our ultimate quest: the realization of Truth/God — “The Impossible Dream” to be dreamt, “The Unreachable Star” to be reached.  This is what the pursuit of the Higgs Boson really means: the attainment of that Impossible Dream.  To this end, I am pretty much Don Quixote.  Are you, too?

 

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About Marc of Contemplative Pathways

Marc teaches contemplative meditation in the context of contemporary mysticism. His understanding of the mystical life is rooted in over 30 years of study, practice, unfoldment, realization and experience, in the course of which he has received the gifts of spiritual discernment and transmission. His teaching work meaningfully shifts consciousness in a student through the process and alchemy of mystical transformation. Marc facilitates the mystical teachings under the style of Contemplative Pathways, enabling others to embark on the spiritual journey by learning the Truth teaching and living its principles. He has been conducting classes and meditation meetings in the San Francisco Bay Area in a classroom, lecture, workshop or group practice setting, for over fifteen years. His methodology of instruction is divinely inspired and firmly rooted in pure, authentic mysticism. His approach to the mystical life is essentially nondenominational, nonsectarian, culturally interfaith, spiritually transreligious, and definitively unitive and nondualistic. His other contributions to worldwide spiritual awakening and the global contemplative movement include spiritual mentoring and spiritual healing practice. Within the context of the great shift in consciousness now occurring all over the planet, Marc’s work presently focuses on individual and collective spiritual transformation and healing through the practice of contemplation or meditation, as the vehicle for transcendence and ascension to the higher dimensions of mystical consciousness. He remains firmly committed to the vision of a global spiritual awakening and the divine promise of humanity’s mystical illumination.
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