Q&A: Receiving something in meditation
Is it possible to receive something in meditation and not be aware of the experience?
Sometimes when we receive light, peace or bliss on a higher level of consciousness, the physical mind is not convinced that it has actually received anything. But it is not necessary for the physical consciousness to be aware of what has been received. Light may enter into a higher part of the emotional being and start functioning for a few minutes or a few days or even longer. There it will create a new soil, and eventually it will grow a bumper crop of inner experiences. But it may take a while for these inner experiences to enter into the gross physical consciousness.
If an experience takes place in the physical consciousness, then we can see and feel it with our senses. At that time, naturally we can rely on our own awareness. But if the experience is something very subtle, and is taking place on a higher level of consciousness, we may not be aware of it. What we are trying to do is to make the physical mind consciously aware of what is going on in the other parts of the being. If the physical and the spiritual in us are simultaneously conscious of what we are doing, then no matter in which plane of consciousness we are having an experience, we will feel it in our physical consciousness. Then we will have free access to all planes of consciousness, and the physical will not be able to doubt the reality of these subtle experiences. Otherwise, it may happen that when the Highest knocks at the door of the physical, the physical will deny it.