2-5 TAT TWAM ASI – YOU ARE THAT Archive

THE PSYCHIC BEING

THE PSYCHIC BEING   Stone: Diamond The Mantra: So‘ham   The Key:   The psychic being is our highest part in the Manifestation and has the clearest vision of the Truth; it is the abode of pure love and ecstasy sustaining us in our most difficult times.   a) Mère introduces the issue by defining the psychic being thus:   – The flame of the …

THE WITNESS – A TECHNIQUE

THE WITNESS – A TECHNIQUE   Unless we do a regular practice of observing ourselves, we will never become aware of why we think that we want this or that,   why we tend to react in a certain way and another, why we suffer apart from the superficial and apparent reasons, why we have certain habit, attachments and predispositions   and remain unable to …

THE WITNESS – THE OBSERVER – THE WAY RAMANA MAHARSHI

THE WITNESS – THE OBSERVER – THE WAY RAMANA MAHARSHI   The witnessing of awareness can persist through waking, dreaming and deep sleep.   The Witness is fully available in any state, including your own present state of awareness right now.   So notice: you can see the clouds float by because you are not those clouds-you are the witness of those clouds.   You …

THE WITNESS – THE OBSERVER – THE WAY – NISARGADATTA MAHARAJ

THE WITNESS – THE OBSERVER – THE WAY – NISARGADATTA MAHARAJ   Just remember that you are the witness only,   who stands aloof, unmoved and untouched is the watch-tower of the real, the point at which awareness, inherent in the unmanifested, contacts the manifested. The perceiver of the world, is he prior to the world, or does he come into being along with the …

THE WITNESS – THE OBSERVER – THE WAY

THE WITNESS – THE OBSERVER – THE WAY   Stone: Diamond The Mantra: Om Saaksin Jay   The Key:   To reach the Witness state we must no longer look at everything in terms of gain or loss but see all as “exercises” given us by the Divine to teach us something.   a) Once we are firmly established in the Witness state it will …

THE WITNESS – SRI AUROBINDO

THE WITNESS – SRI AUROBINDO   The Witness Spirit   I dwell in the spirit’s calm nothing can move And watch the actions of Thy vast world-force, Its mighty wings that through infinity move   And the Time-gallopings of the deathless Horse. This mute stupendous Energy that whirls The stars and nebulae in its long train, Like a huge Serpent through my being curls With …

THE WITNESS – WU HSIN

THE WITNESS – WU HSIN   When one seeks to examine the observer among the observed, One discerns that the organism observing is just another object. It cannot be the subject.   When no true subject can be found, One can conclude that the observer and the observed are not The dyad that they seemed.   Observation is the quality of consciousness. There is no …

THE WITNESS – THE ASHTAVARKA GHITA

THE WITNESS – THE ASHTAVARKA GHITA   Right and wrong, pleasure and pain belong only to the mind and are not your concern:   you are neither the doer nor the beneficiary of the consequences, so you, the Witness of all, remain always free.   Your true nature is a perfect, free and action-less consciousness, the all-pervading Witness devoid of attachments to anything, desire-less and …

THE WITNESS – THE OBSERVER – SAKSHI

THE WITNESS – THE OBSERVER – SAKSHI   Stone: Diamond The Mantra: Om Saaksin Aham   The Key:   To become free from the prison of our mind we must realize that all the identifications with it and with our self-image, even when it is a positive one, are false.   Only without any identifications at all it becomes possible to reach the Witness state …

5. TAT TWAM ASI – YOU ARE THAT THE VISION AND THE SEEN

TAT TWAM ASI – YOU ARE THAT THE VISION AND THE SEEN   THE DIVINE IS DREAMING THE WORLD, AND WHAT HE DREAMS INSTANTLY COMES INTO BEING:   Only His Vision and what is seen exist: we can only be EITHER HIS VISION OR THE SEEN.   The Seen is the world. As Patanjeli pointed out,   The very existence of the seen is for …