Evolution from the standpoint of the Creator is a divine sport (Lila), in which the Unconditioned tests the infinitude of His absolute knowledge, power, and bliss in the midst of all conditions. But evolution from the standpoint of the CREATURE, with its limited knowledge limited power, limited capacity for enjoying bliss, is an epic of alernating rest and struggle, joy and sorrow, love and hate --- until in the perfected person, God balances the pairs of opposites, and duality is transcended.
Then creature and Creator recognize themselves as ONE; changelessness is established in the midst of change; eternity is experienced in the midst of time. God knows Himself as God, unchangeable in essense, infinite in manifestation, ever experiencing the supreme bliss of Self-realization in continually fresh awareness of Himself by Himself.
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