You have started to move towards enlightenment when you doubt the promises your mind has been making all along but never fulfilling any.
You are like a wave in the ocean of Existence. The wave rises up from the ocean but it is still connected to the ocean. It may think it has an individual existence but that is just a myth. Whether it is rising, above the ocean or falling down, it is still a part of the ocean.
On its own, because of joy, when the wave takes the body, there will be no gathered or agamya karma. When agamya karma is acquired, it will corrupt the total sanchita karma that was pure. This sanchita karma has to be exhausted in the next birth. Corrupted total sanchita karma generates the cycle of life and birth. This is how the wheel of karma starts.
The new body that the life energy occupies does not remember the prarabdha karma that the life energy brought to it when it took the body. So, you do not remember the desires with which you left your previous body. Continue reading “You have started to move towards enlightenment when you doubt the promises your mind has been making all along but never fulfilling any.”