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Self Knowledge 114 – “Self in Self-Knowledge” Satsang part 2

[from Master Nome]

The Maharshi has said that the Self, which is its own Realization, is Being. It is not an occurrence, but it is… 663 more words

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Self Knowledge 113 – “Self in Self-Knowledge” Satsang part 1

[from Master Nome]

The Maharshi reveals the nature of Self-Realization, Self-Knowledge, & the direct path that reveals it, the utterly formless path, Self-Inquiry. In practicing Self-Inquiry, striving for Self-Knowledge, & coming to “abide” in the Realization of the Self, it is essential to understand that it is… 366 more words

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Great Non-Duality Philosophers, but maybe not Sages

Some wonderful ‘Non-Dual” texts may only be intellectual reflections of Reality, offered by Philosophers who may not have been fully enlightened Sages. By & large the examples collected in a short series that begins with this installment, can only be here “suspected” of less than complete Enlightenment. 1,235 more words

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Self Knowledge 112 – “Oneself One Self” Satsang (last) pt 6

Whether there is a real Ego to kill, whether it was ever really there, if there seems to be an Ego, it is best to “kill” it. 992 more words

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Either go completely through the pain, or simply disown the pain

आरब्धकर्मणि क्षीणे व्यवहारो निवर्तते । 
कर्मक्षये त्वसौ नैव शामेद्धयानसहस्त्रतः ॥ 

(Avadhuta Upanishad, Verse 19)

When the results of actions set in motion are exhausted, the habitual usage also ends. 661 more words

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What is ego?

The only way to find yourself is to lose yourself.

~ Avadhuta Upanishad

Question: Sir, I read this verse from Avadhuta Upanishad somewhere?

Speaker: What did you do with this verse? 697 more words

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Self Knowledge 111 – “Oneself One Self” Satsang part 5

For most seekers, the approach & the progression of spiritual experience, will be, “It is not my Happiness, it is not my Identity, it is not the Reality… 678 more words

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