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Cosmic Awakening and True Enlightenment

''In modern times, the concept of "waking up" or experiencing a spiritual or cosmic awakening has become a prominent topic of discussion and acceptance. What are the potential outcomes when an individual undergoes such an awakening? It is believed that each one of us possesses the potential to attain Enlightenment, a state similar to the cosmic Enlightenment achieved by historical figures like Buddha and Jesus. ( also see: charisma )'' Michael Corthell What does it mean to 'wake up?' This can all be a bit confusing because awakening means different things to different people, and the word and its many variations are often used to describe completely different experiences. Simply stated, there is more than one type of awakening. Awakening, which in Japanese Buddhism is called Satori , is a process that challenges the foundation for understanding the nature of the Universe. During awakening our perspective on how we see the world is radically changed. It

Scrooge had a Cosmic Awakening(Enlightenment)

  Satori or a cosmic awakening is said to be a personal event that is unexplainable, indescribable, and unintelligible by reason and logic. It is comparable to the experience undergone by Gautama Buddha when he sat under the Bodi tree and, as such, is the central Zen goal. Some also speculate that it preceded and prompted Jesus' Earthly ministry. by Michael Corthell I had been struggling to find a way to describe the Zen experience of Satori, one that nearly everyone could relate to and understand. I found it quite by accident while researching another topic in Zen philosophy . I came across this fun(and enlightening) article; The Psychedelic Scrooge Satori   From the article: ''I think it would be nice if there were 'Ascendency Welcome Centers' for 'awakened' misers. I think the Scrooge awakening is going to start happening all over the world because of the cosmic alignment (or pre-apocalypse fever); people will all go off at once, like popcorn after the fi