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Subramanian.R

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Vichara and the Grace
« on: January 03, 2009, 11:56:52 AM »
Daivarata (Kapali Sastri) asked:

"Then I can dispense with outside help and by my own effort get
into the deeper truth by myself."

Bhagavan:

True.  But the very fact that you are possessed of the quest of
the Self is a manifestation of the Divine Grace, (AruL - in Tamil).
It is effulgent in the Heart, the inner being, the Real Self.  It draws
you from without.  Your attempt is Vichara, (earnest quest), the
deep inner movement is Grace, AruL. This is why I say there is
no Vichara without Grace, nor is there Grace active for him who
is without Vichara.  Both are necessary.

(Source: Sad Darsana Bhashya. Kapali Sastri.  Sri Ramanasramam,
Tiruvannamalai.)

Arunachala Siva.