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Nagaraj

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Self Realization
« on: October 02, 2011, 09:15:57 PM »
I was browsing the sriramanamaharshi.org and I found this in the Teachings Section

The state we call realization is simply being oneself, not knowing anything or becoming anything. If one has realized, he is that which alone is, and which alone has always been. He cannot describe that state. He can only be That. Of course, we loosely talk of Self-realization for want of a better term.

That which is, is peace. All that we need do is to keep quiet. Peace is our real nature. We spoil it. What is required is that we cease to spoil it.


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Salutations to Bhagavan
॥ शांतमात्मनि तिष्ट ॥
Remain quietly in the Self.
~ Vasishta

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Re: Self Realization
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2011, 10:03:26 PM »
summa irukannum. so difficult to practise... :)

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Re: Self Realization
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2011, 09:10:56 AM »
I feel, its more to do with real understanding, discernment. When we don't know something for sure, it feels difficult!

Just recollecting my mathematics classes, as long as we knew the solution of a problem, the problem is difficult! in the same way is this "Summa Iuthal" too

The real problem is we know not yet! not convincingly as yet! What we know is just "Yuham" in tamil roughly to say in english, our knowing is only as close to these line of thoughts -

"could it be this? should be this only" "idu daan irkum polarku"
"could it is that? hmm, it should be that only" "adu daaan irkum polarku"
"hmm, it ought to be this state""ipdi daan irkum polarku"
"How can there be action in chumma irutha" and so on...

we don't know yet! We are still lingering with doubts... where we will be fit only for pass marks :)

We will have known the moment when Self Enquiry is no longer required or relevant, for we are that Self!

Discernment, yet to see, once its 100% with the conviction that 2+2=4, till that sort of conviction results, so long,

2+2=  :o
1+3= :-\

In that way, we are yet to really discern what Summa Iruthal really is! We don't know

Salutations to Bhagavan
« Last Edit: October 05, 2011, 09:20:52 AM by Nagaraj »
॥ शांतमात्मनि तिष्ट ॥
Remain quietly in the Self.
~ Vasishta

Subramanian.R

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Re: Self Realization
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2011, 03:12:03 PM »


Dear SLakshmi and Nagaraj,

Summa Iru is a Mahamantra. To be still is the most difficult job since mind is always  used to jump outwards with thoughts
and then the actions do come.



Arunachala Siva.

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Re: Self Realization
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2011, 09:53:00 PM »
the difficulty is in thinking you have to DO something to get it .
it is not something that you can get or reject , that is a trick of the mind .
you already ARE it .
you have simply to stop believing you are not .
suffering is complex and REQUIRES much PRACTICE .
truth is simple and can NOT be practised .
just STOP ... REALLY stop ... it takes less than an instant .   :)
simply stop telling the story of the self and see who you are without it

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Re: Self Realization
« Reply #5 on: October 15, 2011, 11:42:16 AM »


Dear Beloved Abstract,

Yes.  There is neither bondage, nor freedom. Thoughts of bondage and of freedom last only as long as one feels 'I am bound'. When
one inquires of oneself, 'Who am I, the bound one?  the Self, Eternal, ever free, remains. The thought of bondage goes. And with
it, goes the thought of freedom too.  Liberation is the extinction of the ego which inquires.



Arunachala Siva.