Jesus-Satan arguing … who’s looking on?

The ‘nondual’ question is: “Who/What’s looking on?” It is not about Truth vs Lie or Falsehood vs Truth or Good over Evil or Yin vs Yang but that both are secretly pointing to a deeper reality that is free from the struggle between the imagination of two in disharmony. Underneath the apparent two (imagery/waving) in…

Example of watching from Turiya …

Questioner: I come from a far off country. I had some inner experiences on my own and I would like to compare notes. Maharaj: By all means. Do you know yourself? Q: I know that I am not the body. Nor am I the mind. Nisargadatta:  What makes you say so? Q: I do not…

The ‘face’ of God.

20 Oct 2020 This morning there is/was a mysterious observing that is able to detect, as it were, the arising from a depth of deep nothingness. It seems to be able to detect arising to the level that own snoring comes into hearing detection range. Several times it is observed to slip back into the…

These states will come in front of you …

***I used to have so much anger and so many problems, but now I have a hard time remembering what they are!   Papaji: Oh, you are a very good boy! This is a very good experience and I can appreciate it.   Even in forgetfulness, anger, and sleep there is an awareness of the embrace.   When you don’t mind what state…

Living in the dream …

Story: I was staying in Ramanashram before the partition of the country in 1947. One day in the middle of July someone asked me on which side of the River Ravi I was from. I told him it was much beyond this river. Then he told me about the partition crisis of the country which I didn’t know too much about since I neither had time for reading…

… this is my understanding of meditation on the Heart.

Meditation is limitation itself. You become a meditator and then you want to meditate upon an object. It is all conditioning then; the subject is conditioned, the object is conditioned. The Sanskrit word for meditation is Dhyana. When it went to China it became Chan, and in Japan it became Zen. Dhyana means that ‘place’ where there is no…

Your questions are very good …

***Student: Is it always a gift then? Papaji: This is quite true. It is always a gift. But gifts imply a giver and a receiver. Is it not the same person? So if there is no giver and no receiver then what gift is there? Yet, it is a gift. This means that it is that which cannot be…

You can’t understand it!

***Student: Where does Consciousness come from? Papaji:Trying to understand or describe the Consciousness which is aware of the Consciousness which asks the question, “Where does Consciousness come from?” is a joke. You can’t understand it! [KJ 18 Oct 2020 – Indeed some mysterious ‘entity’ says with conviction; “is a joke”. The mysterious state of Turiya or Jnani biological sentience…

I don’t see anything.

Papaji: Don’t make any effort, stay Quiet and the noisy surface dialogues will cease. Then the substratum will rise up to the top. It is simple. Follow this. Do you see it? Student: I don’t see anything.  [KJ 18 Oct 2020 – I see the nothing! In fact I am the nothingness! Everythingness has submerged and yet the…

The wise will aspire for something else …

Living Skillfully: If you know it, play in the lila. Inside abide alone and yet play in the lila outside. Manifestation is a play, Never forget the “I” is a transient actor, whose friends are body-mind-elements. Identify as That, keep aware, and play the game in lila as you wish, but do not leave the Source….

Thus the hidden purpose …

Just yesterday the thought “What’s the difference between Atman and Brahman?” So, surprised this morning these words turn up while reading Papaji: *** Papaji: If you decide that you do not want any identity that touches name and form you will instantly become formless. If you do not touch this concept of identity then you are free Here and…