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Ramana Maharshi => The teachings of Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi => Topic started by: Hari on February 27, 2014, 03:08:44 PM

Title: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on February 27, 2014, 03:08:44 PM
"That is because Allah, He is the Real, and that whereon they call instead of Him is the False, and because Allah, He is the High, the Great. Unto Him belongs all that is in the heavens and that is in the earth; verily, Allah is the Absolute, the Owner of all Praise." [22:62-64]
Title: Re: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on February 27, 2014, 03:18:42 PM
"Lord Ram gave Hanuman a quizzical look and said, "What are you, a monkey or a man?" Hanuman bowed his head reverently, folded his hands and said, "When I do not know who I am, I serve You and when I do know who I am, You and I are One."" [Tulsidas, Ramcharitmanas]
Title: Re: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on February 27, 2014, 03:37:20 PM
"Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it." [Lord Jesus Christ]
Title: Re: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on February 27, 2014, 03:42:19 PM
"You are what you want to become. Why search anymore? You are a wonderful manifestation. The whole universe has come together to make your existence possible. There is nothing that is not you. The kingdom of God, the Pure Land, nirvana, happiness, and liberation are all you." [Thich Nhat Hanh]
Title: Re: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on February 27, 2014, 03:45:03 PM
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Title: Re: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on February 27, 2014, 03:52:53 PM
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Title: Re: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on February 27, 2014, 04:25:51 PM
"What has he found who has lost Allah? And what has he lost who has found Allah?" [Ibn 'Ata' Allah Al-Iskandari]
Title: Re: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on February 27, 2014, 04:33:17 PM
"The happiness of the drop is to die in the river." [Abu Hamid al-Ghazali]
Title: Re: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on February 27, 2014, 05:55:10 PM
Rama asked: Lord, is there only one jiva that is cosmic, or are there many jivas, or is there a huge conglomerate of jivas?
Vasistha answered: Rama, there is neither one jiva nor many nor a conglomerate of jivas. Jiva is only a name! What exists is only Brahman. Because He is omnipotent, His thought-forms materialise. One alone appears as diverse on account of ignorance; we do not experience this ignorance which disappears on enquiry even as darkness vanishes when light is brought in to look at it. Brahman alone is the cosmic (Mahajiva) soul and the millions of jivas. There is naught else.
Title: Re: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on February 27, 2014, 08:19:46 PM
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Title: Re: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on February 27, 2014, 11:37:27 PM
Devotee: What is to be our sadhana?
Ramana Maharshi: Sadhana for the sadhaka is the sahaja of the siddha. Sahaja is the original state, so that sadhana amounts to the removal of the obstacles to the realization of this abiding truth.
Title: Re: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on February 28, 2014, 10:58:29 PM
"I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. It's just that the translations have gone wrong." [John Lennon]
Title: Re: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on March 01, 2014, 12:57:20 PM
"Burn worldly love,
rub the ashes and make ink of it,
make the heart the pen,
the intellect the writer,
write that which has no end or limit."
[Guru Nanak, Sri Guru Granth Sahib]
Title: Re: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on March 01, 2014, 01:02:37 PM
"Even Kings and emperors with heaps of wealth and vast dominion cannot compare with an ant filled with the love of God." [Guru Nanak, Sri Guru Granth Sahib]
Title: Re: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on March 01, 2014, 01:05:11 PM
"He who lowers his mind to the dust of all men's feet, sees the Name of God enshrined in every heart." [Guru Arjan Dev, Sri Guru Granth Sahib]
Title: Re: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on March 01, 2014, 04:30:38 PM
"Nanak, the whole world is in distress. He, who believes in the Name, becomes victorious." [Guru Nanak, Sri Guru Granth Sahib]
Title: Re: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on March 02, 2014, 09:53:19 PM
"Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I'll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about." [Rumi]
Title: Re: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on March 02, 2014, 10:15:18 PM
"If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?" [Rumi]
Title: Re: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on March 02, 2014, 10:17:15 PM
"What you seek is seeking you." [Rumi]
Title: Re: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on March 02, 2014, 10:33:19 PM
"Are you looking for me?
I am in the next seat.
My shoulder is against yours.
you will not find me in the stupas,
not in Indian shrine rooms,
nor in synagogues,
nor in cathedrals:
not in masses,
nor kirtans,
not in legs winding around your own neck,
nor in eating nothing but vegetables.
When you really look for me,
you will see me instantly
you will find me in the tiniest house of time.
Kabir says: Student, tell me, what is God?
He is the breath inside the breath."
[Kabir]
Title: Re: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on March 03, 2014, 01:30:57 PM
Jesus said: "Those who seek should not stop seeking until they find. When they find, they will be disturbed. When they are disturbed, they will marvel, and will reign over all. [And after they have reigned they will rest.]" [The Gospel of Thomas]
Title: Re: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on March 03, 2014, 04:48:59 PM
"If the good has a reason it is not good anymore; if it has a consequence - some reward - it's not good again. So the good is out of the chain of cause and effect." [Leo Tolstoy]
Title: Re: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on March 06, 2014, 05:27:15 PM
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Title: Re: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on March 06, 2014, 05:32:12 PM
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Title: Re: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on March 07, 2014, 02:40:14 AM
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Title: Re: Allah/Jesus/Krishna/Rama/Shiva/God/Self/Consciousness is the only Reality
Post by: Hari on March 07, 2014, 02:41:21 AM
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