What is Self-Realization Who Am I ? (contd.) 25. What is wisdom-insight (jnana-drshti)? Remaining quiet is what is called wisdom-insight. To remain quiet is to resolve the mind in the Self. Telepathy, knowing past, present and future happenings and clairvoyance do not constitute wisdom-insight. 26. What is the relation between desirelessness and wisdom? Desirelessness […]
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Reading books any use Who Am I ? (contd.) 23. Is it any use reading books for those who long for release (salvation, liberation, self-realization)? All the texts say that in order to gain release (from bondage), one should render the mind quiet; therefore their conclusive teaching is that the mind should be made […]
Difference between waking and dream Who Am I ? (contd.) 22. Is there no difference between waking and dream? Waking is long and a dream short; other than this there is no difference. Just as waking happenings seem real while awake, so do those in a dream while dreaming. In dream the mind takes on […]
What is Non-Attachment Who Am I ? (contd.) 19. What is non-attachment? As thoughts arise, destroying them utterly without any residue in the very place of their origin is non-attachment. Just as the pearl-diver ties a stone to his waist, sinks to the bottom of the sea and there takes the pearls, so each one […]
Who Am I ? (contd.) Hold on to the Meditation on the Self 13. The residual impressions (thoughts) of objects appear wending like the waves of an ocean. When will all of them get destroyed? As the meditation on the Self rises higher and higher, the thoughts will get destroyed. 14. Is it possible for […]
“Who Am I ?” – Introduction “Who am I?” is the title given to a set of questions and answers bearing on Self-enquiry. The questions were put to Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi by one Sri M. Sivaprakasam Pillai about the year 1902. Sri Pillai, a graduate in Philosophy, was at the time employed in the […]