2006 Self-Realization Teachings

This satsang begins with silence followed by a talk about the transcendence of the three states by Self-Knowledge and Liberation from the misidentification as an individual (ego) by means of Self-inquiry. Dialogues on the “the Knower of the field,” freedom in the midst of bodily activity, happiness and detachment, the Absolute viewed as the source and as it is, Self-Knowledge, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English from the Annapurna Upanishad.
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This satsangs begins with silence followed by a brief talk on the nature of the silence of Dakshinamurti, the silence of Sri Ramana Maharshi, and the silence of the perfection of Absolute Reality, Self-Knowledge, and Self-inquiry. Dialogues on inquiry, attempting to define that which is objective contrasted with knowing one’s own true nature, the ever-existent nature of Being, the source of the true, good, and beautiful, the practice of surrender of the ego and inquiry to know who one is, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English from the Annapurna Upanishad.
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Initial talk is about how Sri Ramana Maharshi revealed his own Existence as the Self and the revelation of that Existence within oneself. Dialogues on the establishing of identity, reality, and happiness in their real source, inquiry transcendent of the senses and the mind, Self- Knowledge, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English from the Annapurna Upanishad.
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This satsang begins with silence followed by an initial talk about the inquiry “Who am I?” and the abandonment of the assumption of an individual, or ego, who could be in ignorance of in bondage. Dialogues are about Self- Knowledge, transcendence of the body and the mind, the absence of a second self apart from the Self, the nature of Consciousness, liberation from the experiencer as well as the objective experience of the three states, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English from the Annapurna Upanishad.
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This satsangs, following a period of silence, begins with a talk on the silence of Dakshinamurti and of Sri Ramana Maharshi, the egoless nature of that Silence, Self- Knowledge, Self-inquiry, the nondualistic nature of Knowledge, and how the Self alone can know itself, One without a second. Dialogues about bliss and knowing the source of happiness, how to approach spiritual instruction, experiential knowledge, direct and indirect Maharshi, the egoless nature of that Silence, Self- Knowledge, Self-inquiry, the nondualistic nature of Knowledge, and how the Self alone can know itself, One without a second. Dialogues about bliss and knowing the source of happiness, how to approach spiritual instruction, experiential knowledge, direct and indirect knowledge, the nature and source of the mind, freedom from the five sheaths, the constant Reality, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English from the Annapurna Upanishad.
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Following an initial period of silence, this satsang starts with a brief talk about what does and does not determine the nature of the Self, freedom from all attributes, and why the Self alone knows itself. Several dialogues on how to be free from vasanas (tendencies), destruction of vasanas by Self-inquiry, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English from the Annapurna Upanishad.
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Initial silence is followed by a talk on the nonduality of the Self and Self-Knowledge. Dialogues on conceptions of separation from God or Being, the nonobjective view, freedom from misidentification with the body, speech, and mind, the nature of the mind and freedom from thought, Self-inquiry, transcendence of the notions of an event and the three times, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English from the Annapurna Upanishad.
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Initial silence is followed by a talk about the significance of “no other” and “One without a second.” Dialogues on the meaning of “without a second,” freedom from misidentification with the body, tracing thoughts to their source of definitions for oneself, inward and outward mind, the nature of thought and the mind, the real experience of Knowledge, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English from the Annapurna Upanishad.
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Initial silence is followed by a talk regarding what one considers to be real and to be the Self. Dialogues on Selfinquiry, Existence, the One without a second, fearlessness, duality and Nonduality, purpose, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English from the Annapurna Upanishad. English from the Annapurna Upanishad.
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Initial silence is followed by a brief talk about the Self, Self-Knowledge, ignorance, and the innate state of the Self transcendent of bondage and liberation. Dialogues on negation of the illusory objective superimpositions from the nonobjective Self, the nature of thought, the nature of Reality, complete freedom from the jivatva in the Knowledge of Brahman, freedom from recurrence of delusion, transcendence of duality, perfect steadiness of Absolute Knowledge of the Self, Self-inquiry, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English from the Annapurna Upanishad.
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Initial silence is followed by a brief talk on the Real ever is and the unreal never is, the Knowledge of Reality, which is the Self, the ever-existence of Nonduality and the nonexistence of duality, and Self-inquiry. Dialogues on transcendence of the objective by Self-inquiry, the nature of the mind, the love of the Self, the determination of reality, the perceived as the nature of the perceiver, the Self is just Being, no-ignorance and no ego, no bondage and no one bound, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English from the Annapurna Upanishad.
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Initial talk about the nonexistence of duality, Selfinquiry, freedom from misidentification as an ego, and identity as the Self. Dialogues on honest selfexamination for liberation from tendencies, Self-inquiry, no second identity, absence of the ego, Being is Selfrealization, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English from the Annapurna Upanishad.
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Initial silence is followed by a talk about the nature of Reality, the Self, Self-inquiry, how Knowledge of the Self is by the Self alone, and the nonexistence of the ego. Dialogues on freedom from the mind, Self-inquiry, the experiential nature of Knowledge, the innate Knowledge of Being, and the nonexistence of duality or the ego. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English from the Annapurna Upanishad.
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Initial silence is followed by a brief talk on the everpresent, nondual nature of the Self and Self-Realization, inclusive of a reading of the Gnostic scripture, Treatise on the Resurrection. Dialogues on the knower and the known, questions about the text read, inquiry and mantra, Self-inquiry contrasted with thinking, freedom from suffering, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English from the Annapurna Upanishad. on the Resurrection. Dialogues on the knower and the known, questions about the text read, inquiry and mantra, Self-inquiry contrasted with thinking, freedom from suffering, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English from the Annapurna Upanishad.
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Initial silence is followed by a talk about egoless Being and Self-Realization. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, the Mahavakya Tat Tvam Asi and the tenth man parable, the knower and the known, freedom from the conception being the performer of action and similar dualistic, personal conceptions, and irrefutable knowledge of Existence. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English from the Annapurna Upanishad.
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Initial discourse on the perfect fullness of the Self, Being-Consciousness-Bliss, and now dualistic ignorance is imagined having no other cause or substance than imagination. Dialogues on Self-Knowledge, Self-inquiry, perception and inquiry, the nonexistence of the ego, the power of Knowledge in all spiritual practices, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English from the Annapurna Upanishad.
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Initial silence is followed by a talk on Self-inquiry and the Knowledge of one’s identity as the Self. Dialogues on the negation of false definitions of the Self, the value of spiritual practice, honesty and self-examination in the destruction of vasanas, no second or ego-self, the silent Witness of all states of mind, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English from the Annapurna Upanishad.
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This satsang’s initial talk consists entirely of profound Silence. Dialogues on the nature of the mind and the Self’s transcendence, the world within the mind, steadiness of Knowledge and the elimination of ignorance, the nonduality and egoless nature of the Self, the veiling and projected multiplicity of delusion and liberation from them, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English from the Annapurna Upanishad.
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Initial silence is followed by a brief talk on the unreality of duality and the sole-existence of the nondual Self. Dialogues on God and thinking, Self-Knowledge, Selfinquiry, transcendence of what is objective, being One without a second, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English from the Annapurna Upanishad. inquiry, transcendence of what is objective, being One without a second, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English from the Annapurna Upanishad.
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Initial silence is followed by a talk about the nature of the Self, the Self being one’s only nature, the destruction of illusion, the significance of the mahavakya “I am Brahman,” and the space-like nature of Being- Consciousness-Bliss. Dialogues on the knower and the known, the value of self-examination, the nature of the mind, Consciousness, inquiry transcendent of the mind, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of the final verses of the Annapurna Upanishad.
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Initial talk is about what the Self truly is, with emphasis on the unmanifested and the essence of the manifested being identical, expressed in absolute terms. Dialogues on transcendence of body, mind and ego, the first impression of meeting with a sage, happiness, the necessity of subjective inquiry free of dualistic idea of a distinction between oneself and the Self, freedom from coming and going, Self-inquiry and examination of perception, steady Knowledge, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Katha Upanishad.
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Initial silence is followed by a talk on Sahaja Samadhi, what it means, what it is, and how to realize it. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, dissolution of repetitive conception, bliss, nonobjective inquiry, nonduality, the infinite and homogeneous, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Katha Upanishad.
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This satsang begins with a long period of silence followed by a very brief talk concerning the sole-existent Self and the Grace of Sri Ramana Maharshi. Dialogues on Knowledge of the Self, Self-inquiry, freedom from suffering, the meaning of “Self-abidance,” freedom from bondage, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Katha Upanishad.
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Initial silence is followed by a talk on Self-inquiry and the Realization of one’s identity as the Self. Dialogues on liberation from ignorance, continuity of spiritual experience, free from the performer of action, outward and inward mind, ever-existent Consciousness and Knowledge, faith, and discrimination, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Katha Upanishad. the Realization of one’s identity as the Self. Dialogues on liberation from ignorance, continuity of spiritual experience, free from the performer of action, outward and inward mind, ever-existent Consciousness and Knowledge, faith, and discrimination, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Katha Upanishad.
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Initial talk is about nonobjective Self-Knowledge. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, illusion and Reality in the light of devotion, the nature of Realization, direct experience and no ego, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Katha Upanishad.
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In celebration of the day associated with the Self- Realization of Sri Bhagavan (July 17, 1896), this satsang commences with silence followed by a longer talk that comments upon the first few sections of the “Self- Realization” pamphlet published by SAT in 1996, which contains spiritual teachings of the Maharshi. Dialogues on Self-Knowledge and Self-inquiry, the nondual Reality, and similar topics. The puja and chanting sections of this holy event were not recorded. The satsang portion was recorded, and this concludes with a recitation in Tamil and English of Sri Bhagavan’s Ekatma Pancakam, the Fives Verses on the One Self.
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Initial silence is followed by a talk on the one Self, Self- Realization, Self-inquiry, the nonexistence of the ego to be bound, and the nondual nature of Reality. Dialogues on Self-inquiry (Who am I?), the meaning of some the sayings of Sri Ramana Maharshi, destruction of vasanas, the certainty of Realization, Liberation, freedom from misidentification, the source of happiness, transcendence of recurring illusion, the Unborn and the beginningless, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from chapter 2 of Bhagavad Gita.
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Silence followed by a very brief talk about the nature of the Self and Bliss. Dialogues on Self-Knowledge, Selfinquiry, Nondual Truth, and similar topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from chapter 2 of Bhagavad Gita.
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There is no detailed explanation of this satsang available. Lengthy dialogues on Self-inquiry and Self-Knowledge. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from chapter 2 of Bhagavad Gita. Lengthy dialogues on Self-inquiry and Self-Knowledge. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from chapter 2 of Bhagavad Gita.
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Silence followed by a talk on “who realizes what?”, the nondual Self, and a prayer associated with the Upanishads. Dialogues on liberation from the suffering of death, the causeless Cause and the Causeless, destruction of vasanas of ignorance, constancy of Selfinquiry, freedom from misidentification, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from chapter 2 of Bhagavad Gita.
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Initial silence is followed by a talk on “Ayam Atma Brahma,” “This Self is Brahman,” and “Aham Brahmasmi,” “I am Brahman,” and the negation of a concept of “other” for Self-Realization. Dialogues on the nature of Knowledge and Consciousness, the permanent destruction of the ego and “another,” the source of happiness and detachment, the nature of the mind and thought, the destruction of ignorance, no-creation, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from chapter 3 of Bhagavad Gita.
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Initial silence is followed by a talk on the Knowledge of the Self as identical with Being, transcendent of sensing and conceiving, and Self-inquiry. Dialogues on Knowledge and transcendence of thought, Consciousness beyond the known, nonduality, the practice of Selfinquiry and surrender (devotion), and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from chapter 3 of Bhagavad Gita.
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Initial silence is followed by a talk on egoless Being and Self-Knowledge, and the dissolution of illusion, with a special focus on the elimination of the concepts of “I” and “mine.” Dialogues on Self-inquiry, nonobjective vision, transcendence in the midst of tragedy, spiritual experience contrasted with bodily experience, the needlessness of the ego, steady Knowledge of the nonexistence of the ego, how differentiation never comes to be, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from chapter 4 of Bhagavad Gita.
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Initial silence is followed by instruction on the nature of Self-Knowledge and its innately mind-transcendent character. Dialogues on dissolution of the “I” and the Self dualism, destruction of the idea of two kinds of knowledge, Consciousness as the very nature of Knowledge, Self-inquiry, that which the mind cannot know and how Knowledge knows itself, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of Self-Knowledge and its innately mind-transcendent character. Dialogues on dissolution of the “I” and the Self dualism, destruction of the idea of two kinds of knowledge, Consciousness as the very nature of Knowledge, Self-inquiry, that which the mind cannot know and how Knowledge knows itself, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from chapter four of the Bhagavad Gita.
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Silence followed by instruction on abandonment of the objectifying tendency, freedom from misidentification with the body, and realization of the nonexistence of the ego. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, dissolution of doubts concerning the recurrence of ignorance, discernment of the nondual Consciousness, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from chapter four of the Bhagavad Gita.
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Initial silence is followed by a brief talk on the importance of the attainment of Self-Realization, the attainment of the dissolution of delusion, and the attainment of the Ever-attained. Dialogues on Self- Realization, Self-inquiry, the nature of the Knower, the nonexistence of illusion, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from chapter five of the Bhagavad Gita.
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Silence is followed by a brief talk about the utterly nondual nature of the Reality of the Self and the utterly egoless nature of the Self. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, the quest for the Self, egolessness, discrimination, the Self without another, abandonment of the objectifying tendency, Sri Ramana Maharshi, humility, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from chapter five of the Bhagavad Gita.
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Initial silence is followed by a talk on peace and immovable equanimity rooted in the Knowledge of Bliss and the Reality of the Self. Dialogues on Awareness and thoughts, devotion, the knower and the known, the falsity of illusion, the stateless and invariable Self, Existence beyond “bondage and liberation,” and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from chapter six of the Bhagavad Gita.
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Silence is followed by a talk about the peace of the Self and the nonduality of that which is realized and the one who realizes. Dialogues on the illusory nature of ignorance, Self-inquiry, Self-Knowledge, devotion and knowledge, perseverance and intensity in spiritual practice, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from chapter six of the Bhagavad Gita.
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Initial silence is followed by a talk on the Knowledge of the Self and it transcendence over the body, senses, prana, mind, and ego-notion. Dialogues on freedom from the desire for approval from others, Knowledge in the midst of working, devotion, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from chapter seven of the Bhagavad Gita.
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Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the nature of Being (the Self) and freedom from thought and thought’s illusions. Dialogues on Self-Knowledge, consecration to Self-Realization, Consciousness and the absence of the known, Self-Realization and the destruction of the notion of dual states for the Self, one’s real identity, freedom from the dream of delusion, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from chapter seven of the Bhagavad Gita.
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Initial silence is followed by a talk on one’s true identity as the nondual Self. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, absence of the ego, Consciousness, the nonobjective, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from chapter eight of the Bhagavad Gita.
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Silence is followed by a talk abut the meaning of “within” and Self-Knowledge. Dialogues on happiness, the source of happiness, detachment, egoless Bliss, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from chapter nine of the Bhagavad Gita.
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Initial silence is followed by a talk on the imperishability of the Self and the Realized Knowledge of it, as well as detachment from transient illusions and freedom from misidentification. Dialogues of peace and freedom from grief in the midst of death, freedom from the “I am the body” misconception, the nature of the mind, absence of the ego, being beyond the three states, Self-inquiry, destruction of tendencies, what is beyond words and thoughts, and several other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from chapter nine of the Bhagavad Gita. grief in the midst of death, freedom from the “I am the body” misconception, the nature of the mind, absence of the ego, being beyond the three states, Self-inquiry, destruction of tendencies, what is beyond words and thoughts, and several other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from chapter nine of the Bhagavad Gita.
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Initial silence followed by a brief talk on the Immovable Self that is ever “still, intense, and serene.” Dialogues on “nonobjective vision,” happiness, Being and thought, Self-inquiry, meditation, Consciousness transcendent of all states, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from chapter nine of the Bhagavad Gita.
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Initial silence is followed by a talk on the Light of Consciousness as revealed in Self-Knowledge, based on the final verse of Adi Sankara’s Brahma-Jnana-Vali- Mala. Dialogues on spiritual Knowledge, Self-inqiory, Grace, Being beyond states, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from chapter ten of the Bhagavad Gita.
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Initial silence is followed by a talk on the nature of the Self, the absence of a second or ego –self, and the Selfknowing nature of the Self. Dialogues on the indivisibility of Consciousness, Self-inquiry, the manifested and the unmanifested, the absence of the ego, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from chapter twelve of the Bhagavad Gita.
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