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Manolayam and Manonasam
« on: September 07, 2009, 12:08:45 PM »
Once Maurice Frydman asked Bhagavan Ramana:

"Sometimes when I meditate I enter a state in which I don't
know anything.  Is this state Manolaya or Manonasa?

Bhagavan Ramana:  In both Manolaya and Manonasa, questions
will not arise.

Frydman:  What is Manonasa?

Bhagavan Ramana:  Remaining permanently as one without the rising
of any doubt or thought such as "Nothing is known" or "Something
is known" alone is Manonasa.

(Sri Ramana Ninaivugal, Annamalai Swami.  Sri Annamalai Swamigal
Asramam, Palakottu, Tiruvannamalai.  Entry dated 29.3.1939)

Arunachala Siva.