Self-enquiry – Vichara Sangraham (4) (4) Devotee: When one enquires into the root of ‘self-conceit’ which is of the form ‘I’, all sorts of different thoughts without number seem to rise; not any separate ‘I’ thought. Maharshi: Whether the
Self-enquiry – Vichara Sangraham (3) (3) Devotee: How is one to enquire: “Who am I?” Maharshi: Actions such as ‘going’ and ‘coming’ belong only to the body. And so, when one says “I went, I came”, it amounts
Self-enquiry – Vichara Sangraham (2) (2) Devotee: What is meant by saying that one should enquire into one’s true nature and understand it? Maharshi: Experiences such as, ‘I went; I came; I was; I did’ come naturally to everyone.
Self-enquiry – Vichara Sangraham (1) Note : Self-enquiry (Vichara Sangraham) is the first set of teachings that Ramana Maharshi ever offered. It was offered at about 1901, when he was a young man of about twenty-two. He was already a Jnani