When you know the spaciousness in you that is awareness....there is still residual personalization, that diminishes over time with practice. Eventually, the awareness goes beyond the body perspective. Like jumping outside of a shell and realizing that it's not the shell. Then the observer disappears. All manifestation of bliss, rapture is gone...since there is no one there to experience it. Just deep emanating peace and total freedom. It is a state of total surrender, and life just flows without effort whatsoever.
Nobody in particular....is there.
J. Krishnamurti is right when he says: Its not that someone steps out of it, it is the mind is no longer in it.
On my journey of understanding what it is to be a human being, I have come upon things which I do not understand now but later become revealed in there own good time, I guess you could say one was not ripe enough at that moment. I have heard it said you can't see your self by yourself. I write here to use my friends as a mirror because I do not have one without you all
It is in this spirit I press a little to grow in understanding. It maybe said that true understanding does not take time, that all happens now, I understand this to be true, yet it has taken chronological time for a mind divided, in a state of duality to have its dualistic nature revealed coming from a common source.
I sense many before us have had the curiosity to go within and have come upon the dualistic nature of the thinking process. I could be in error but I feel this stage of understanding to be absolutely critical. There could be a short cut who knows, but for most of us transformation of consciousness is the tearing down of ones mental house.
Beyond this I sense you are eluding to is this: Being trapped in a house, a mental house, one attempts to escape the room one is trapped in only to find one has just become trapped in another room. Later one is not interested in escaping one room just to end up in another, one wants to escape the whole house.
As I sense your aware the primary situation is the notion that there is even a house, that there is one that is even trapped.
If we look at my above line I sense it can be seen that the house and the one who was attempting to escape were both manifestation from the content of the mind. Yet if there is a sense of an observer, a realizer separate from the observation has not the mind just created the next house?
Tolle and others before him have pointed to the complete stepping out of time, they have even pointed as Krishnamurti did: It is not that someone steps out of it, it is the mind is no longer in it. Does this have meaning?
Maybe this is where most including myself have had trouble. Yes it does have meaning and yet it doesn't. What I mean by this is our brain the way they have been conditioned, they have been conditioned to the world of opposites, Good and bad, lost and enlightened. Yet when we negate something, do to conditioning, we think that the void gets replaced with something else, an answer. The answer becomes the next prison, the next duality.
When It does not get replaced there is to me the ending of time. Only for that moment, only for now.
That void, that emptiness, that presence maybe the what is, free of attachments, but in essence it seems to be the field which all is played on.
I did not mean to be a lot of hot air, It would of been better just to have a cup of tea.