Self-enquiry – Vichara Sangraham (5) (5) Devotee: Is enquiry only the means for removal of the false belief of selfhood in the gross body, or is it also the means for removal of the false belief of selfhood in
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