2003 Self-Realization Teachings

Initial talk explains the meaning of the nondual aphorisms, "All this is Brahman, or the Self," and "The Self, or Brahman, alone is." The explanation is given in light of the teachings of Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi relating to the seer and the seen and the nonexistence of both in the Absolute Self. Dialogues about Self-inquiry, Self-Knowledge, honest examination of oneself, and other topics.
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Initial talk is about the non-ego state of the Self, the utterly nondual nature of Reality, and Self-inquiry. Dialogues on Bliss, Self-inquiry, the three states, destiny, and other topics.
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Initial talk about the nature of the Self, beyond things, events, and all that is objective, and the essential inquiry to know the Self. Dialogues on the ability to realize the Self, happiness, place of worship of a "personal God," transcendence of perception and nonobjective vision, devotion, inward mind, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation from the Kena Upanishad.
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Initial talk is about the invariable, true state of the Self and the unreality of the "ego-state." Dialogues on transcendence of the mind, Self-inquiry, and the sacred, with periods of silence. Concludes with a recitation from the Kena Upanishad.
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Initial talk is on the nature of true Self and the importance of knowing one's true identity. Dialogues on bodilessness, erasing the ego-"I," equanimity and compassion, mental attention and Consciousness, the purpose of life and "Who am I?" Concludes with recitation of passages from the Katha Upanishad.
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Initial talk is about the original, essential nondual teaching, the nature of Being, and Self-Knowledge. Dialogues on meditation, Self-inquiry, the relation of belief to experience, and other spiritual topics.
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Initial talk is about Self-Knowledge, Silence, "Who am I?", and the nature of the Self. Dialogues on meditation experiences and samadhi, nonobjective inquiry, spoken and written instruction and their relation to Truth, the meaning of the "razor's edge" in Katha Upanishad, inquiring and activity, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation from Katha Upanishad.
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Initial talk is about the nature of Absolute Reality and how Self-Knowledge is its Realization. Dialogues on Infinity, the power of the words of the teaching and the transcendent nature of the Truth, the mind's coming into accord with Truth and the state beyond the mind, how to retain and regain deep spiritual experience, the place of devotion and renunciation, happiness and being beyond imagination, the nature of Reality upon thorough negation of all else, and other topics. Concludes with recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Taittiriya Upanishad.
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Initial talk is about the nature of Absolute Reality, the Self, and how to inquire in order to know it. Dialogues on meditation on Knowledge, inquiry while in satsang, being transcendent of the body and the mind, spiritual practice and Self-inquiry, and other topics. Concludes with verses in Sanskrit and English from the Mandukya Upanishad with the Karika of Gaudapada.
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Begins with a talk on the self-evident nature of the Self and the Knowledge of it. Describes freedom from the illusory ego and the practice of Self-inquiry. Dialogues on inquiry, bliss and silence, certainty, happiness, and inquiry and surrender.
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"The non-ego state is agreeable to all." What this means and how to realize such is the focus of the initial talk in this satsang. Dialogues on the illusory nature of the ego and the unreal nature of ignorance, the purpose and value of inquiry, deep meditation and the nonobjective nature of Knowledge, what makes a spiritual practice deep, the nondual nature of Reality and Realization, and many other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English from the Mandukya Upanishad Karika of Gaudapada.
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Begins with a brief talk about key points of Self-Knowledge and Self-inquiry. Dialogues on discrimination of the nonobjective, certitude and Self-Knowledge, subject and object and transcendence of both by Self-inquiry, freedom from the body and mind, beyond the guna-s, inner spiritual freedom and freedom from the past, and other topics. Concludes with recitation from the Upanishads.
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Initial talk is about the perfect nature of the Self and inquiry to realize the Perfect. Dialogues about freedom from misidentification with the senses or a sensing entity, freedom from misidentification with the body, the power of the yearning for Self-Realization, the reasonable scientific approach of Self-inquiry, the destruction of vasana-s or tendencies in the mind, and other topics. Concludes with recitation from the Upanishads.
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Initial discourse is about the ever-present nature of Being and Self-Realization. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, the nature of Reality, the world and the Self, the self-evident nature of freedom, peace, and Knowledge, the Guru, the nature of the mind and space-like Consciousness, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation from the Upanishads.
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Initial talk is actually silence, followed by teachings of the impersonal, non-ego nature of the Self. Dialogues about silence, Self-inquiry, the absence of the individual or ego, the identity of "all," "Siva," and "I," and several dialogues about the truly nondual way to view "everyday life" for those endowed with Self-Knowledge or on the path to such. Concludes with a recitation from the Katha Upanishad.
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Initial talk is about Self-Knowledge. Dialogues on the experience of the world compared with daydreaming and what transcend both of them, daily life and Truth, abidance in Truth transcendent of thought, the world within the mind, meditation, some verses from the Ribhu Gita, the spiritual perfection beyond worldly accomplishments, death and Selfinquiry, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation from the Katha Upanishad.
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Initial talk is about the undifferentiated Existence, which alone is present, and the identity of the individual and the Absolute Self, samsara and Liberation, illusion and Reality. Dialogues on elimination of tendencies, transcending the personal perspective, dealing in a detached manner with difficult situations, freedom from the ego "I," and other topics. Concludes with verses from the Upanishads.
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Initial talk is about the question of "Who am I?" and how Knowledge of identity is all-significant. Dialogues on Self- Knowledge and Bliss, regaining deep experience, a passage from "Talks with Sri Ramana Maharshi" explained, detachment and liberation events and circumstances, and several other topics. Concludes with verses from the Upanishads.
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Initial talk is about the real "I"-less state. Dialogues on Consciousness, thoughts and ignorance, utter nonduality with God, the relation of the senses to the Self, the retention of higher experience, "holding on to the Self," and other topics. Concludes with verses from the Upanishads.
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Initial Talk is about the identity of oneself with the Absolute Self and how Self-inquiry reveals it. Dialogues on spiritual experiences, the nature of awareness, the path of surrender or devotional, freedom from misidentification with the senses, Self-inquiry, time, and other topics. Concludes with verses from the Upanishads.
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Initial talk is about how the Truth of the Self is not a topic for discussion but is to be realized inwardly by nonobjective Self-Knowledge. Dialogues on a variety of spiritual "topics," including Self-inquiry, devotion, etc. Concludes with a recitation of verses from the Avadhuta Gita.
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Initial talk is about the ever-same nature of the Self, describing its invariable nature, how it is all, and how it is the sole-existent Reality. Dialogues on freedom from the misidentification with the body and the mind, Self-inquiry, Knowledge and thought, happiness, and other topics. Concludes with recitation of verses from Avadhuta Gita.
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Initial talk is about the non-differentiation of the Self and oneself. Dialogues on the substrate and the Reality, compassion and Self-Knowledge, transcending the mind and the space of Consciousness, effort in devotion, and other topics. Concludes with recitation from the Upanishads.
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Initial talk is about how Self-Knowledge and the inquiry that brings its Realization is transcendent of the activities of body, speech, and mind. Dialogues about Self-inquiry and the changeless, sexuality and the Self, devotion and loss of the ego, Self-inquiry beyond the senses, karma and Liberation, and the essential inquiry to know the Self, which is "Who am I?" Concludes with a recitation from the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad.
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Initial lengthy silence is followed by a very brief, pithy talk about the Self and Self-Realization. Dialogues on Self-inquiry and important points of spiritual practice. Concludes with a recitation of Hastamalakyam in Sanskrit and English.
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Initial talk is about Reality, Self-Knowledge, and the destruction of ignorance. Dialogues on the Witness and pure Consciousness, duties in life and Liberation, non-arising in the Truth of the Self, Self-inquiry, prarabdha karma and Grace, and many other topics.
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After an initial silence, a talk begins on the nature of the Self, Self-Knowledge and the Knowledge of Reality, and Selfinquiry. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, transcendence of the misidentification with the body, getting beyond the idea of something "arising" via inquiry, and other topics.
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Initial talk about Sat-Chit-Ananda (Being-Consciousness- Bliss) and namarupa (name and form), the nature of the Self and inquiry to reveal Self-Knowledge beyond the definitions of individuality. Dialogues about transcendence of the idea of being the performer of action, nonobjective inquiry, the illusion of conceiving of daily life contrasted with the wisdom of the indivisible Consciousness, the elimination of "I" and "mine," the nature of the mind, and other topics.
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Initial talk is about the egoless nature of the self and the necessity of elimination of the false assumption of individuality in Self-inquiry. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, the importance of disidentificaton from the body, the absence of "I" and "my," and other topics. Concludes with recitation from Tejobindu Upanishad.
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Initial talk is about Self-inquiry that is truly inward and the disidentification from all that is objective. Dialogues about Self-inquiry, freedom from thought, the nature of thought, a passage from Talks With Sri Ramana Maharshi, does a jnani have an ego, Liberation from the cycle of delusion, and other topics. Concludes with recitation from Tejobindu Upanishad.
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Initial talk is about how the Realization of the Self is that in which all spiritual searching attains its fulfillment. Dialogues on Self-inquiry and a variety of spiritual topics. Concludes with recitation in Sanskrit and English from Tejobindu Upanishad.
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Opening talk is about how the question “Who am I?” is the essence of all spiritual questions and how the answer is the very nature of the inquirer. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, the mind, attachment, detachment, and transcendent innate detachment, and how to see God. Concludes with recitation in Sanskrit and English from Tejobindu Upanishad.
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Initial talk is about the nature of the Self and the utter unreality of the ego. Dialogues on happiness, how to see God, practice of Self-inquiry to negate ignorance, and the space of the mind and the space of Consciousness and the impossibility of the real Self ever being other than what it is. Concludes with recitation in Sanskrit and English from Tejobindu Upanishad.
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This satsang occurred during Jayanti celebrations for Sri Ramana Maharshi at SAT. Initial talk is about the Maharshi, the unborn nature of the Self, and Self-inquiry. Dialogues on transcendence of the three states, Self-inquiry, the nature of upadesa or spiritual instruction, Knowledge of the Self, and other topics interspersed with much silence. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses from Adi Sankara’s Vivekacudamani.
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