Zhuan Falun (Turning The Law Wheel)

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Zhuan Falun (Turning The Law Wheel)

Post by EnergyGem » Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:14 am

Hi all,

I've come across a fascinating book that talks about high level spiritual things from a scientific perspective. This book is intriguing as it talks about many similar things to what people in mystical states mention such as seeing into parallel dimensions and interacting with beings from other worlds etc.

This book is called Zhuan Falun and it is from the Buddha Law School of Cultivation however it is not Buddhism the religion or Daoism the religion, it's something more profound. It seems to me to be more of a spiritual science as many of the terms and concepts in the book are talked about in a scientific down to earth manner instead of flowery mystical prose which I found very refreshing.

Now here is where it gets interesting, this book talks about the following things:


Other Dimensions - Levels Of Dimensions spanning into the microcosm and also outwards into the macrocosm

The Soul - It talks about people having a Master soul and a subordinate soul which is hidden from you but is at a more advanced level then you, it states some people have more then one Subordinate soul and some are of not of the same sex as you i.e males having a female subordinate soul etc.

Microcosmic worlds - This concept was very far out but it talks about there being worlds within you, countless worlds. Similiar to our world with life , water, animals etc. An analogy is zooming an an atom within one of your cells and realizing at that level of magnification it is just like our solar system. Then zooming into a single particle in that world and finding out it too is a vast world, apparently the level it can go on wards like this is beyond imagination.

Supernatural Abilities - In the book they mention that everyone has them it is just that they have atrophied. It goes into depth about this topic. Some abilities that are mentioned are precognition, retrocognition and remote vision.

The 3rd Eye - Talks about how at the front part of our pineal gland there is a complete structure of an eye there. Modern science calls it a vestigial eye but in the cultivation world they say this eye just naturally exists like that and it can be activated allowing one to pierce through this dimension and see other dimensions. It talks about how there are many levels to this 3rd eye and it goes into great depth about it.

Thoughts - This part was amazing. It talks about how a human brain is just a processing plant. How the real you is actually your soul, it's like your whole body and brain is just a vehicle and that the true commands are issued by your master soul, but this master soul is very tiny and it can switch positions while inside you and it can also expand and shrink. It can move from your brain to your heart and to other parts of your body and it is 'he' who calls the shots. Your brain is just the factory which your master soul sends his cosmic commands to which then create the forms of expression and communication we use such as speech, gestures, etc.



These are just a few things that are covered but there are many many other things which blew my mind when I read it because of how it resonated with some of the mystical experiences people sometimes have, especially the multidimensional nature of reality and how all of them are hidden in our day to day perceptions of the world.

If this sounds interesting to anyone you can grab a copy of the book here:

https://falundafa.org/eng/eng/pdf/Zhuan-Falun-2018.pdf

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Re: Zhuan Falun (Turning The Law Wheel)

Post by Lynnie » Wed Nov 20, 2019 2:32 pm

Thanks, that looks really interesting and I wouldn't disagree with any of that; I've downloaded the book - just got to find time to read it!

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Post by EnergyGem » Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:19 pm

You're welcome Lynnie, I hope you find it insightful.

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Re: Zhuan Falun (Turning The Law Wheel)

Post by Grahame » Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:35 pm

Lynnie wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 2:32 pm
Thanks, that looks really interesting and I wouldn't disagree with any of that
I have to agree - the language used may be different but I think many of us can identify with those precepts.

Thanks for sharing Energygem, and welcome to the forum.
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Re: Zhuan Falun (Turning The Law Wheel)

Post by EnergyGem » Thu Nov 21, 2019 5:17 am

Grahame wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:35 pm
Lynnie wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 2:32 pm
Thanks, that looks really interesting and I wouldn't disagree with any of that
I have to agree - the language used may be different but I think many of us can identify with those precepts.

Thanks for sharing Energygem, and welcome to the forum.
You're welcome Grahame.

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Re: Zhuan Falun (Turning The Law Wheel)

Post by Maggie » Sun Dec 01, 2019 6:46 pm

I used to own an earlier edition of this book, and I found it very interesting, and if you try to focus on key points it makes, and try to avoid our own notions about what certain words mean, as others have said, it resonates, because it's basically saying a lot of the things we see in Western metaphysical books, just that the terminology is unfamiliar to us.

I went to some falun dafa classes and got a DVD set on falun dafa, which is very like chi gong. It's the practice that goes with this Zhuan Falun book. It's very gentle and as I recall, pretty simple to learn. If you Google 'falun dafa', you can probably find either a class or DVD or something free on You Tube to show you about it.

I don't think it really matters whether you do yoga, meditation, tai chi or whatever (they're all great), but doing one practice of that sort seems to me to be very useful for balancing the hectic yang energies of our culture and creating harmony. And this is a very nice one and pretty simple to do and learn.

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Re: Zhuan Falun (Turning The Law Wheel)

Post by EnergyGem » Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:40 pm

Maggie wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 6:46 pm
I used to own an earlier edition of this book, and I found it very interesting, and if you try to focus on key points it makes, and try to avoid our own notions about what certain words mean, as others have said, it resonates, because it's basically saying a lot of the things we see in Western metaphysical books, just that the terminology is unfamiliar to us.

I went to some falun dafa classes and got a DVD set on falun dafa, which is very like chi gong. It's the practice that goes with this Zhuan Falun book. It's very gentle and as I recall, pretty simple to learn. If you Google 'falun dafa', you can probably find either a class or DVD or something free on You Tube to show you about it.

I don't think it really matters whether you do yoga, meditation, tai chi or whatever (they're all great), but doing one practice of that sort seems to me to be very useful for balancing the hectic yang energies of our culture and creating harmony. And this is a very nice one and pretty simple to do and learn.
Agreed Maggie. Thank you for bringing up the exercises, I should have mentioned that in my initial post. The QiGong exercises for this practice are free to download from the main site:

www.falundafa.org

Also the healing and rejuvenating effects of this practice have been compiled into a book, also free to download, quite amazing:

http://en.minghui.org/html/articles/2005/4/3/59184.html

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