“You Shall Not Make Yourself A Graven Image”
Question: The second commandment says: “…You shall not make for yourself a graven image, nor any manner of likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.”
Is this because people who have attained the spiritual world say that there is only one force, and no other?
Answer: Everything that you can imagine is a derivative of the single upper force. Therefore, if you think that there are some other secondary forces besides it, which produce, realize, or decide something in our world, then this is your mistake. That is, you should know that you are not at the highest level of attainment.
In order to keep this commandment, you must see the single force behind all objects of our world, including people. If you treat everything like that, then you are fulfilling this commandment.
Question: Is it not that I believe in some kind of monotheism?
Answer: No, it does not talk about faith at all. This is precisely about attainment.
It is said, “Do not make any image,” because this force cannot be portrayed. Of course, I can draw an arrow indicating a vector, but we cannot depict this force in the form of a picture, as we depict something in our world. It is the power of bestowal, the power of connection, the power of integration, the power of emanation.
In our world we depict even physical forces as vectors, nothing more.
From KabTV’s “Spiritual States” 12/26/19
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