Nisargadatta Gita - Message of Nisargadatta Maharaj
with commentary by 'Pradeep Apte'
The body identity cannot get this knowledge, the knowledge ‘I am’ must get this knowledge; when knowledge abides in knowledge there is transcendence of knowledge.
If you sit for meditation with the identification that ‘I am so and so meditating’ there is no chance that you would be able to become one with the ‘I am’. All external links have to be totally severed and only the ‘I am’ should remain devoid of the body idea. It should be the ‘I am’ in its utmost purity, it was in its utmost purity when it just arose, that is why the necessity to revert and recapture that nascent ‘I am’. Do this repeatedly till you stabilize in that ‘I am’ that is without words, you have been through that phase, so it is only a question of application and endurance. When the knowledge ‘I am’ without words abides in itself there is chance of transcending it.
This text is published with permission from Shri Pradeep Apte, the compiler of Nisargadatta Gita.
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