Although the term: "enlightenment" can be defined in various ways, and some definitions are more abstruse than others, the simplest definition favoured by Guhen Kitaoka is "the state of consciousness which human beings achieve when the only fundamental question: 'Who am I?', is experientially (i.e., not metaphysically or philosophically) answered".

With regard to this issue, Guhen Kitaoka shares the position of Vivekananda, an important disciple of Ramakrishna, who said in his "Raja Yoga":

"Each soul is potentially divine.
The goal is to manifest the Divinity within by controlling nature, external and internal.
Do this either by work, or worship, or psychic control, or philosophy(*) - by one, or more, or all of these - and be free.
This is the whole of religion. Doctrines, or dogmas, or rituals, or books, or temples, or forms, are nothing but secondary details."

NB(*): For these four means, refer to the page "Four Yogas".

To know "Who am I?" is, in the Guhenian system, equivalent to knowing the whole process of our inner Samskara (or Anchoring in the NLP terminology). Guhen claims that, when we know this universal inner process, we will know Everything; the Delphic injunction: "Know Thyself" will be answered. We will also be able to know what ancient Indian sages meant by terms like "Karma" or "reincarnation".

More pragmatically speaking, the NLP technique: "Anchoring" is an excellent tool for knowing, and controlling, the process of Samskara. Combined with other very effective NLP models like "TD Search" and "4-Tuple", this technique will turn out to be very powerful for the meditators who meditate on the question "Who am I?".

Lastly, the Indian concept: the "five sheaths" will also turn out to be very helpful to the meditators who seek to know the answer to this only fundamental question. In brief, the real Self is not the body, the vital force, mind, the intellect, nor blissfulness, but something which integrates, and transcends all of these five levels of consciousness.

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