Who am I? How is it to be found? On a former occasion B. V. Narasimha Swami, author of the book “Self-Realization” on Ramana Maharshi, asked: Who am I? How is it to be found? M.: Ask yourself the question.
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,
Trace the Ego to its Source Maharshi said to a Devotee. The fact is that the man considers himself limited and there arises the trouble. The idea is wrong. He can see it for himself. In sleep there was no
How to find the I Dr. Popatlal Lohara, a visitor, has studied several books including “Upadesa Sara” and visited several saints, sadhus and yogis, probably 1,500 as he puts their number. A sadhu in Trimbak has told him that he
What is the Practice A Maharani Saheba spoke in a gentle and low voice, but quite audibly: D.: How can the mind be made to vanish? M.: No attempt is made to destroy it. To think or wish it
Objects are Consciousness and Forms Sri Bhagavan: There is no being who is not conscious and therefore who is not Siva (SELF). Not only is he Siva but also all else of which he is aware or not aware. Yet
Rise of the ego cause of trouble The Malayalam version of Ulladu Narpadu (Forty Verses on Reality) was read out by a devotee for the benefit of the visitor. After hearing it, he asked: What about the reference to duality
Who Am I ? (contd.) What is the path of inquiry ? 9. What is the path of inquiry for understanding the nature of the mind? That which rises as ‘I’ in this body is the mind. If
How to calm the mind A high officer asked: If juniors are promoted over oneself the mind is perturbed. Will the enquiry, ‘Who am I?’ help the man to soothe the mind under such circumstances? M.: Yes. Quite so.
Who Am I ? As all living beings desire to be happy always, without misery, as in the case of everyone there is observed supreme love for one’s self, and as happiness alone is the cause for love, in order
“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
What is required is Self-Enquiry Not from any desire, resolve or effort on the part of the rising sun, but merely due to the presence of his rays, the lens emits heat, the lotus blossoms, water evaporates, and people