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Resources for those of us on the path

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Haven't been here in a while but this site is still part of my heart. I just would like to share some info that may or may not be useful for some of us.



If the ‘I’ is not let go

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M.: To introvert the mind is the prime thing.



Heart and Enquiry

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Yeah..there seems to be, or is, a lot of confusion about all this "Heart" talk. Ramana had many different uses for this word depending on the nature and the temperament of the questioner.



A Jewish Parable

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In a small town somewhere in Eastern Europe lived a nice man with a nasty problem: he talked too much about other people. He could not help himself.



The Seeing is Your Being

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Ramana Maharshi: You speak of a vision of Siva. Vision is always of an object. That implies the existence of a subject. The value of the vision is the same as that of the seer.



Guru II

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Questioner: I attended one of the group meditation sessions, held recently in Bombay, and witnessed the frenzy and self-abandon of the participants. Why do people go for such things?



Guru

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Maharaj: The urge to find oneself is a sign that you are getting ready. The impulse always comes from within.



God

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M: The old self is your own self. The state which sprouts suddenly and without cause, carries no stain of self; you may call it ‘god’.



The Witness

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M: The difficulty lies in our differing points of view. You speak from the body-mind’s. Mine is of the witness. The difference is basic.

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I Am

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M: You cannot possibly say that you are what you think yourself to be!