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What is within comes out
« on: June 01, 2009, 12:33:10 PM »
Once a devotee with some familiarity complained to Bhagavan
Ramana:  "Bhagavan!  Why do people behave like this [in an
undesirable manner] even in your august presence?"

With a smile, Bhagavan replied: "Yes, what else can be done?
That which is within comes out.  Nothing that is not inside
can come out, you see. If there is something good, it comes
out; so also that which is bad likewise comes out.  Nothing
can remain bottled up within for long."

"That means, the Sannidhi in the presence of Jnanis and Mahatmas  acts only as a mirror.  Whatever is within gets reflected outside. Is that so?" asked the devotee.

"Yes. That is so. The thoughts of the one sitting opposite to
me get reflected here. What of that?  Where people gather
together such things happen.  It can't be helped."  said
Bhagavan Ramana.

(Source: Arunachala's Ramana, Boundless Ocean of Grace.
Volume 5. Sri Ramanasramam, Tiruvannamalai.)

Arunachala Siva.