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The Evolution of Liberation

by Manjuvajra (2012)

From inert matter, self reproducing molecules and cells evolved; from

these, living beings with sense consciousness appeared in the universe. Eventually self-consciousness itself gradually developed. Each of us is

an heir of this miraculous, infinitely valuable, evolutionary process. But it does not stop here. Each individual can consciously step beyond the limited horizons that a 'self' imposes, onto a path of higher evolution, each stage of which makes the previous one feel like a prison. What does this path look like? What are the stages in the evolution of Freedom?