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Nagaraj

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Before/After Enlightenment
« on: October 31, 2011, 07:23:32 PM »
Before enlightenment; chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment; chop wood, carry water."

 - Zen Proverb


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

Subramanian.R

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Re: Before/After Enlightenment
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2011, 07:32:24 PM »


Dear Nagaraj,

Yes. Sri Bhagavan did the same thing. He cut vegetables, cooked upma, chewed betel leaves, even had snuff for some time.
He applied oil for His rheumatic legs. But He lived in Self, lived as Self.



Arunachala Siva.

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Re: Before/After Enlightenment
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2011, 08:05:17 PM »
Amazing! Thank you, Nagaraj!
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