Nisargadatta Maharaj Archive

INTRODUCTION

INTRODUCTION   The Key:    We never came down completely into the world: ONLY PART OF US IS HERE   In this abides our salvation.   a) Kierkegaard asked:   How did I come to be here?   What is this thing called the world? How did I come into the world? Why was I not consulted? And If I am compelled to take part …

THE DREAM – NISARGADATTA MAHARAJ

THE DREAM – NISARGADATTA MAHARAJ   We are only dreaming. True waking and true sleeping only the Jnani knows. We dream that we are awake,we dream that we are asleep.The three states are only varieties of the dream states.Treating everything as a dream liberates. As long as you give reality to dreams, you are their slave. Are you giving reality to your dreams? Why? Do …

THE DREAM

THE DREAM   Stone: Blue Sapphire The Mantra: Om Nidra Stambana   The Key: The Key is the awareness that   the dream of our life separates us from the Truth, from Reality and from the Divine.   a) Rumi introduces the issue with a positive note:   Humankind is being led along an evolving course through this migration of intelligences,   and though we …

THE INNER SLUMBER – ITS PRICE

THE INNER SLUMBER – ITS PRICE   Kabir speaks from the heart to you:   O Friend, beloved heart, consider well: if indeed you love, why do you keep sleeping?   Do you indeed love? Why do you keep sleeping? The Course in Miracles warns:   You must learn the cost of sleeping and refuse to pay it.   Have you already learned the cost …

THE INNER SLUMBER

THE INNER SLUMBER Stone: Blue Sapphire The Mantra: Om Nidra Stambana The Key: In the Bible is written that after leaving the Garden of Eden Adam “fell into a deep sleep”, and then nowhere else said that he ever woke up.   a) The issue is introduced by noting that Adam represents humanity, and indeed it could be not more obvious that   as a …

OUR SELF IMAGE – THE WAY OUT

OUR SELF IMAGE – THE WAY OUT     Stone: Chrysocolla The Mantra: Na’ham   The Key:   The “self-image” is the key to our personality and behavior:   by changing it we can improve them both and begin at last to realize who we really are. Otherwise it will keep energizing the conditionings from the past which determine all our thoughts, feelings, reactions, emotions, apparent …

YOU ARE NOT WHO YOU THINK YOU ARE

THE THIRD KEY YOU ARE NOT WHO YOU THINK YOU ARE Were you the same as now, say, ten years ago? Do you still have the same feelings and thoughts? Of course not.   In the meantime you have changed and no longer have quite the same thoughts, feelings, emotions that you had then.   Some years from now, do you expect to be the …

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

ABOUT THE AUTHOR   Most of this text was written by Vijay years ago, but he is no longer there.   The author improved on his work here and there, completed the unfinished chapters and reorganized the material that Vijay had gathered to make it more accessible to the reader. We lived in the same body until recently, then he …”died” is not quite the …

THE AIM OF THIS TEXT

THE AIM OF THIS TEXT This text speaks to your inner being, not to your human mind. Its intent is the same as the one presented here by these Teachers: Wu Hsin: What follows is a dissertation on the Unspeakable an attempt to describe the Indescribable to capture with words what cannot be captured the Unutterable. As such, it is destined to fall short. That …

ABOUT THIS TEXT

ABOUT THIS TEXT Here can be found the answer to the most essential questions a human being can ask. In the Internet there are countless sites about all worldly and spiritual issues, but almost all limit themselves to a specific religion or system of thought while ignoring or putting down all others, or are commercial and offer only some basic information to advertise the books, …

THE SELF OR SOUL – VYAKTA – VYAKTI

THE SELF OR SOUL – VYAKTA – VYAKTI   Stone: Diamond The Mantra: So’ham   The Key:   Our Self or soul is the containment of the Divine in the Manifestation.   It is an apparent limitation of the Divine wearing all the different aspects of our being – personality, individuality, mind and psychic being like we wear layers of clothing in very cold weather. …

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 …