Enlightenment what is that ?
The only way to know is if you look inside yourself. The word enlightenment sums up some kind of a super human accomplishment and the EGO likes to keep it that way. But it is simple the stage off felt oneness with being. It is the stage of connectedness with something unmensurable and indestructible. It is finding your true nature beyond name and form.
The inability to feel this connectedness gives raise to the illusion of separation from your self and from the world around you. You conceived yourself as an isolate fragment ... fear arises and conflict within and without becomes the norm.
The simple definition (Budda) of enlightenment is "the end of suffering". The journey towards enlightenment is to find out for yourself why "being" is the eternal ever present one life beyond the mirror of forms of life that are subject to birth and dead.
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