The following is an excerpt from a larger article entitled In Ramana Maharshi’s own words: How to do Self Enquiry Disciple: Is the aforesaid Self-experience possible, even in the state of empirical existence, for the mind which has to perform functions in accordance with its prarabdha (the past karma which has begun to fructify)? Ramana Maharshi: … Continue reading Can we do Self Enquiry in daily life in the everyday world?
I have taken and arranged the following quotes from Ramana Maharshi’s two works Who Am I? (Nan Yar?) and Self Enquiry (Vichara Sangraham) with a focus on Self Enquiry and how to actually put the method into practice. In order to do this, we will also look at some of the underpinning theory and also … Continue reading In Ramana Maharshi’s own words: How to do Self Enquiry | Self Enquiry in daily life| Atma Vichara |
Ramana Maharshi: The Self is all. Are you apart from the Self? Or can the work go on without the Self? The Self is universal: so, all actions will go on whether you strain yourself to be engaged in them or not. The work will go on of itself. Thus Krishna told Arjuna that he … Continue reading The Self is All/ Self Enquiry in daily life
Many people find it difficult to engage in spiritual practices (sadhanas) during the ups and downs of daily life. In the following dialogue recounted by Devaraja Mudaliar, a questioner asks Ramana Maharshi 5 questions related to this: Mr. Joshi put five questions. I give below the questions and Sri Bhagavan’s answers: Question 1: Should I … Continue reading Ramana Maharshi: How to bring spiritual practice (sadhana) into daily life
Here below is the last of the series of quotes for contemplation. Be still and contemplate. And be still. Best wishes to you ❤ Because you think there is substance to life, you suffer. Don’t be scared of this teaching, don’t make it into a philosophy or belief. Be still and all will be revealed, … Continue reading Daily Nonduality Quote for Contemplation 10
Everything is allowed here, because everything is seen to be absolutely nothing. (empty)
Ego is sin. Ego is just belief in ego and engagement with the ego story. There is no ego, it’s just an imagined fabrication. Thinking about this is just more ego.