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

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First came the ‘aham’ as ‘I am’, then ‘aham-akar’ (identification with body, ego), now revert back to ‘aham’, dwelling there realize ‘aham-brahmasmi’

The feeling ‘I am’ or ‘Aham’ was the first to appear and then it identified with the body and became ‘I am so and so’ or ‘Ahamkar’ (Aham= I am+Akar=this shape or form or body=Ahamkar meaning the Ego). Now leave aside the shape or body or ‘Akar’, revert and stabilize in the ‘Aham’ or ‘I am’. Dwelling there realize that ‘I am Brahman’ or ‘Ahambrahmasmi’.
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