"Existence is beyond the power of words. To explain it, different terms may be used, but none of them is absolute. In the beginning of the universe, there were no words. Words later came out of the womb of matter. And whether a man dispassionately sees to the core of life or passionately sees the surface, the core and the surface are essentially the same. Words made them seem different, but words only express appearance. If name be needed, wonder names them both. From wonder into wonder, existence opens." - Dao of the pathway [Truth Of Existence].
At first there was the VOID. The true beginning.
A single existence of temporal infinity. The temporal infinity of space or formless matter of infinitum energy. It was from this energy that the first two forms of creation were made.
The ALPHERON and the OMINU. The ultimate Yin and Yang of existence.
It was from the Alpheron that the primordial universe was formed. The Alpheron was the essence core, the source of life, of the universe. All universal energies originated from the essence core, It was the force that underlied everything that existed or happened.
The Alpheron was the ultimate existence of order and harmony. A creative harmony that was the ultimate order of the universe. The immeasurable mighty force of the Alpheron was truly unifying, creative and harmonious. The true origin of life in the universe.
Every existence in the universe was created from the essence of the Alpheron, the true source of life, thus, all things received their energy from the Alpheron in order to exist.
Without the energy from Alpheron, an existence in the universe would cease to be.
After the forming of the embryo of the primordal universe, the essence of the Alpheron began to expand the spacetime of the primordial universe in an intrinsic expansive way causing the scale of space itself to change.
That act, made the primordial universe to evolve rapidly. Cosmos, galaxies and planets were formed. The created cosmos was made up of many galaxies and the galaxies were made up of countless numbers of planets.
Despite the magnitude of its creation, the universe kept on expanding infinitely creating space for more galaxies and planets.
The harmonious force of the Alpheron was evident in the fact that since it was an essence core, every other existence with perpetuity had a core.
The planets as part of the universe, had Nerons. These were smaller essence cores connected to the Alpheron, the mother core of the universe. The Alpheron would absorb infinitum energy from the void of infinity and refined it in order to create cosmic energy or cosmic spiritual energy. It was only after then, that the Nerons would absorb the cosmic energy and released the energy on the planets. This energy released was often refered to as heavenly spiritual energy.
Then, the OMINU. The second essence core that was created from the infinitum energy of the void. The essence core of the Ominu was the life force of the primordial chaos. It was the source of life of all existence in primordial chaos. The Ominu core absorbed infinitum energy from the Void and refined it to form the chaos energy which was the vital energy of life in the primordial chaos.
The primordial chaos was a spacetime of complete disorder, total disarray which was the exact opposite of the order and harmony of the universe.
Like the universe, the primordial chaos was also infinite in its gradual expansion.
Though they were different in every terms of existence, the primordial universe and the primordial chaos literally coexisted. Despite their differences, one could not exist without the other, hence, they were connected through the primordial holes. These holes were passages of total darkness made of infinitum energy, that joined the primordial universe to the primordial chaos.
The primordial universe and primordial chaos were the homes of the primordials.
First of their kinds, these were powerful entities created from the energies of the essence cores during the spacetime expansions. They were divided into two groups according to their source of creation, they were the primordial divines and the primordial beasts.
The primordial divines were creation of the universe from its essence energies. Entities of pure cosmic energies refined from the void infinitum energy. They were pure divine beings of immense powers seeing to the well-being of the universe in relations to the laws of creation.
While on the other hand, the primordial beasts were created in the primordial chaos from the core essence of Ominu, the life force of chaos energy that was refined from the infinitum energy. These were powerful beasts at the pinnacle of existence in the chaos.
These primordial entities were constantly at war against one another right from the time of creation which had led to many vicious battles being fought.
The great wars.
For billions of years after the creation, many great wars were fought between the primordials divines and primordial beasts. The primordial beasts desired the materials in the universe and many times they had invaded it. But their efforts were always thwarted and were continously pushed back.
A number of primordials died. The divines suffered few losses but the beasts always suffered great losses whenever they entered the universe.
The last great war, the war that led to the primordial beasts' greatest loss, proved very costly and the remaining beasts were pushed back through the primordial holes into chaos.
Finally, the divines created the cosmic wall seals and the gates were sealed. These gates were forever guarded by the Nefrims, the cosmic golems. Relative peace returned to the universe. Though the primordial beasts would occassionaly intrude, they were quickly rebuffed.
Billions of years after the great wars, life took forms in the cosmos. Different living entities sprang to life in the worlds. Among them, were the immense sentients of nature.
The primordial titans.
The mighty titans. Powerful forces of nature that gained the kniwledge of awareness and they started to reason. They realized their existence and became sentients. Living entities that could materialized in the mortal forms. They evolved from various existence in the forms of rivers, seas, mountains and others.
After the titans came the cosmic beasts.
The cosmic beasts were different from the primordial beasts. The primordial were from chaos whereas, the cosmic beasts were creation of the universe. Animal creatures much more intelligent than mundane animals. They were capable of speaking in mortal languages, transforming into mortal forms and practicing cultivation. Creatures of sentience, great strength and power.
They were into three categories, the divine beasts, sacred beasts and demonic beasts.
The divine beasts were innate bloodline creatures. They grow stronger and more powerful over the course of time. The epitome of their powers was when they awakened their bloodline which could lead them directly to immortality. Despite all these, they couldn't transform into any mortal forms, they remained forever in their animal forms.
Whereas, the sacred beasts didn't have innate bloodline but they were born with primal evanesce cores. The cores made them particularly strong and powerful from birth. They also had the benefits of being capable of cultivation. Although, their cultivation was quite slow due to their level of adaptation.
And lastly, the demonic beasts. These were creatures born when an animal or plant absorbed cosmic spiritual energy over a long period of time and then gained spiritual awareness. It was after gaining sentience that they would form essence cores. Being creatures with demonic traits, their existence was based on their Karmic virtues. There were good karmic demons that protected and maintained the laws of creation. And there were many demons with bad karma due to the numerous sins they had committed over time.
Then, millions of years after the cosmic beasts came the mundane animals. Although, some of them started to exhibit magical traits, they neither had nor gained sentience. They were never aware of their existence, they had no reasoning abilities. These were the magical beasts and their bodies contained great benefits to both mortals and immortals.
Millions of years later.
Mortals came into existence. They were created from the vital essence of life of the Alpheron, the Chi essence of life, according to the law of creation. Mortals were created on different planets, worlds of different sizes, divided into minor worlds and major worlds. Among the mortals, were the humans.
The humans, mortals of high intelligence.
Many mortal worlds belong to humans as well as many other worlds for other species too.
For millions of years, mortals were living extremely difficult short lives. It was a circle of Short life, death and reincarnation.
Mortals were reluctant to accept these forms of living. They started the search, the search for immortality. The ability to gain eternal life, the capacity to live forever.
The cosmic divines seeing the mortals predicament decided to give mortals a chance to achieve the eternal life they had been craving. The answer? Immortality through cultivation. Cultivating Chi and practicing martial and mystical arts through the created methods.
The first of the cosmic divines, the three pure ones; lord of primordial origin, lord of luminous treasure and lord of true way, decided to teach the 'Dao' of the universe, the way, to mortals, The teaching, Dao produced Taiji; Taiji produced Yin and Yang; Yin and Yang produced Yin, Yang and Chi; was spread throughout the motal worlds. Luminous treasures from them were scattered all over the universe to aid mortals in their cultivation and other arts.
Cosmic divines, the Adi-Buddhas, lord Buddha Bhavana and lord Buddha Bodhisattva, added the "Dharma" of the universe, the path. They taught the Eight-fold path and the Bodhisattva path. The enlightenment and awakening of the mortal self to reach immortality. Luminous artifacts from them were also all over the universe.
The roads were opened for mortals cultivating these techniqued to have eternal lives.
That was due to the fact that the mortal body had a dantian. The center of oneself. By sensing the heavenly spiritual energy and absorbing the energy to form Chi, the life force, in the dantian, mortals were capable of improving health, increasing longevity and growing powerful. Mortals were able to achieve these through the circulation of Chi through their meridians. The cultivation of Chi in the dantian was the root of the immortality tree.
Manuscripts were created. Scriptures and manuals containing detailed instructions on training in cultivation methods or mystical martial arts styles. Over the course of millions of years, many mortals had used these manuscripts to achieve immortality. These manuscripts became being regarded as extremely valuable treasures. Thus, they were secretly kept and well-guarded by clans, sects or schools and loose cultivators who were in possession of them.
Treasures of magical and divine nature were created during creation of the universe and primordial chaos and located all over the universe and primordial chaos. Treasures of immense powers. And there were treasures forged by the cosmic divines too, placed all over the mortal worlds, which helped them in their cultivation.
The path of cultivation was a hard, tedious and dangerous one. It required obtaining a Chi cultivation methods and other techniques for meditation, martial and mystical arts. More importantly were the availability of spiritual energy and resources for advancement.
There were various stages of advancemet for a cultivator.
The first stage was the Juchi, the gathering of Chi.
The second stage was Lianchi, the refining of Chi.
The third stage was the Ningchi, the condensing of Chi.
The fourth stage was the Zhuji, the foundation establishment from the condensed Chi.
The fifth stage was the Miechi, the evanesce core formation.
The sixth stage was the Jindan, the golden core formation.
The seventh stage was the Yuanying, the forging of the nascent soul.
The eight stage was the quangtian stage, the hegemon soul. Immortal ascencion stage.
The ninth stage was the Shenxian, the hegemon soul reaching godhood.
The tenth stage was the Tianshang, the god soul becoming celestial.
The eleventh stage was the Shensheng, celestial soul becoming cosmic divine.
Every stage of advancement had further stages.
From the first stage [Juchi] to the third stage [Ningchi], there were three further stages, the early stage, the middle stage and the late stage.
From the fourth stage [Zhuji] to eight stage [quangtian], there were four further stages. The early stage, the middle stage, the late stage and the peak stage.
For the heavenly plane, it was a different matter entirely.
For the ninth stage [Shenxian], there were three initial stages. The lowgods, the highgods and the puregods. And four further stages of early, middle, late and peak stages.
The tenth stage [Tianshang] had three stages. Lowcelestials, highcelestials and purecelestials.
For the cosmic plane.
The eleventh stage [Shensheng] had only one. The cosmic divines. Total universal emptiness.
The essence of the Universe was Oneness. Harmony was the underlying nature of the Universe. Oneness, Unity and Harmony were the basic qualities that the Universe operated on. Those who know that were enlightened.
The more one was able to understand oneness and creative harmony in all areas of life and situations, the more enlightened one was in viewing and interacting with reality.
Cultivation was an act of defiance against the laws of creation. Mortals lived, died and reincarnated. That, was a mortal law of creation. For mortals to be immortals, was going against the natural order of creation. This also applied to sacred and demonic beasts that practiced cultivation. The wrath of creation was the heavenly tribulations. Every major steps into immortality brought heavenly tribulations.
But surviving the tribulations meant immortality.
The pathway to eternity.
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