The process of enlightenment is a real process. It takes 3 days to balance out afterwards, it is formula, It is about going toward everything that feels bad about yourself and moving through it and realizing it is an illusion. That is why religions will not lead you to enlightenment. Because religions teach you to be good and in a sense run away from where enlightenment is. It is a major distraction just like you see in politics.
Enlightenment is a process of transcending the ego and the worlds of duality. When you pass through that barrier of illusion, you are more clear to know and recognize truth. The ego settles back in the body within 3 days and that is very scary because it feels bad and it can be interpreted as the person is bad, But the ego settles back in as merely a tool and no longer the owner and operator of the self.
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