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They are always trying to trick you into believing that you are a real person, that the world is real, and that all your problems are real.
John marked it as to-read May 27, At that time Bhagavan had been dead for many years. Because you are looking in the wrong direction. Doubts take possession of you only if you forget yourself. This daily experience should convince you that it is possible to continue your existence without a mind. Some vasanas are embraced wholeheartedly while others are rejected as being undesirable.
I am Brahman [impersonal Absolute Reality]. Most visitors were deeply impressed both by the quality of his teachings and by the aura of peace and authority that emanated from him. Annamalai Swami and Major Alan Chadwick. If we have likes or dislikes, if we hate or love someone or something, some bondage will arise in the mind. Annamalai Swami has lived there ever since.
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Talks with Annamalai Swami
If you can catch them early enough and frequently enough they will not cause you trouble. All kinds of pleasures and suffering alternate in these dreams, but a moment comes when waking up happens. The questioners bring up some of the subtle issues that can impede a full and complete realization. If you do this, you are meditating on the Self. If you can find the answer to that question there will be no one to want anything.
None of these vasanas has the power to cause bondage for him because he never identifies with them, but they do have the power to make the body behave in certain ways.
Because he knows that he is not the body, he can witness all its activities without getting involved in them in any way. And conversely, when the Self is seen, there is no mind.
Can you offer any guidance on how to stabilise in that state? I am not telling you some abstruse philosophical theory. Like the snake which appears in the rope, you will discover that the mind is only an illusion which appears through ignorance or misperception. If you can remember that you always are the Self, obstacles will be of no importance. It will just be another thought going on within the mind.
The jnani’s body carries out all the acts which are destined for it. It is the bhoga vasanas which determine the kind of lifestyle a jnani will lead.
Annamalai Swami Final Talks
Notify me of new posts by email. Until the river reaches the ocean it is obliged to keep on flowing, but when it arrives at the ocean, it becomes ocean and the flow stops. Trivia About Annamalai Swami This was enough to satisfy the boy. The Self alone is real; everything else is a figment of our imagination.
Annamalai Swami Final Talks
Bhagavan used to say that after realisation the jivanmukta [liberated one] experiences shanti within and is established permanently in that shanti. The book will be posted from India. All prices are in USD.
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If you ignore them, they lose their power and finally vanish. When that happens, you cannot fall.