Samapatti, Dispassionate Observer & Creative Dying

Alan J. Oliver


In this essay, I illustrate that life is an interactive process between the dispassionate observer, seer, and an individual life form, beginning with the first appearance of life. This is why the seer’s sense of “knowing the subject” is a dispassionate and nevertheless a conscious observation, because the seer’s awareness is at the level of the first appearance of conscious intelligence. The subject’s awareness of the change is a conscious awareness, and we call that conscious awareness mind. A change of the mind observed by the dispassionate observer becomes a memory. I also describe the Samapatti sessions I had within a cancer patient – we  called the sessions “Creative Dying”.

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