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THE BLINDSPOT

THE FOURTH KEY THE BLINDSPOT   Stone: Blue Sapphire The Mantra: Asat Ma Sat Gamaya.   The Key:   There is something so obvious which almost none can see, a blindspot preventing us from realizing it until we are ready to deal with it.   Are you ready?   It can be quite a shock to realize this for the first time:   Whatever it …

THE MAN IN THE RADIO

THE MAN IN THE RADIO   We do not create our thoughts   but receive them from the mental atmosphere all around us j ust like a radio receives wavelengths.   The first radios brought to India by the English were large wooden boxes, and at the times in the countryside few had heard of electricity, let alone radios; so when an illiterate villager saw …

THE ATMAN – SRI AUROBINDO

 THE ATMAN – SRI AUROBINDO   Atman, our true self, is Brahman;   it is pure indivisible Being, self- luminous, self-concentrated in consciousness, self-concentrated in force, self-delighted. Its existence is light and bliss. It is timeless, spaceless and free.   Atman represents itself to the consciousness of the creature in three states, dependent on the relations between Purusha and Prakriti, the Soul and Nature.   …

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 MIRROR – MERE

THE MIRROR – MERE   There is an increasing materiality and a decreasing materiality, and the physical plane is at the centre:   it is like a screen on which all the intervening vibrations are projected and held, as upon a screen – it is an image, an image of all that is happening.   We notice it because it is a thing done, something …

WHO AM I – MERE – SRI AUROBINDO

WHO AM I – MERE – SRI AUROBINDO   Mere:   Ask yourself:   “What do I call ‘myself’?   Is it my body? – it changes all the time, it is never the same thing. Is it my feelings? – they change so often. Is it my thoughts? – they are built and destroyed continuously.   That is not myself. Where is the self? …

FREEDOM – FREE WILL – WU HSIN

FREEDOM – FREE WILL – WU HSIN     Personal freedom isnothing more thanfreedom from the personal. As such, personal freedom is not available to anybody.   When the mind is seen ascontinually kidnapped by thoughts,the first step toward freedomhas been taken. Now, cease listening towhat is being heard. Instead, listen towhat is listening.   The meditation of freedom is the meditation that lacksa meditator. …

LIFE – THE WAY – MERE

LIFE – THE WAY – MERE   Each one has the life necessary to his total development. You have been put on earth, in a physical body,   for a specific purpose, which is to make this body the more conscious possible and make it the most perfect and conscious possible instrument of the Divine.   He gave you a certain amount of substance and …