Nisargadatta Gita - Message of Nisargadatta Maharaj
with commentary by 'Pradeep Apte'

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The highest type of rest is when ‘I am’ and ‘I am not’ both are forgotten. It is called ‘Param Vishranti’, which means ultimately forget everything in the end.

The word ‘rest’ has to be understood in its absolute or ultimate sense where you don’t go to rest for some time but are eternally at rest. This state has been called as ‘Param Vishranti’ or the ultimate and final rest. In this state both the ‘I am’ and ‘I am not’ are forgotten which are in fact aspects of the consciousness and you are none of these. The word ‘Param Vishranti’ has been described to mean as ultimately forget everything in the end (in Marathi, param=ultimately, visra=forget, anti=in the end).
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