2010 Self-Relization Teachings

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Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about Self-Realization, Sat-Cit-Ananda (Being-Consciousness-Bliss), the nature of the Self as Satyam-Jnanam-Anantam, and the removal of upadhi-s and vasana-s. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, freedom from misidentification with the body, freedom from the ego and complete Liberation, transcendence of illness, “everyday life,” and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Isa Upanishad.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about the Self, that nature of spiritual instruction, practice and samadhi, the Real and the unreal, Self-inquiry, and the significance of Silence. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, Consciousness, the knower, being equable, freedom from misidentification, destruction of vasana-s, the true Self, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Kena Upanishad.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about Knowledge of Reality, the Self, and the perfect fullness. Dialogues on freedom from suffering in the mind, Self-inquiry, thought-transcendent meditation, nonduality, no-ego, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Kena Upanishad.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about the Absolute Reality, which is Brahman and Atman, the nature of the manifested and the unmanifested, undifferentiated Existence, the supreme purpose of life, Self-realization, and Absolute Being transcendent of all definition. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, affirmation contrasted with true inquiry, the egoless undifferentiated state, detachment, perfection, simplicity and profundity, the mind, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Katha Upanishad.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about the Bliss of the Self, the joy of the spiritual practice of happily inquiring into one’s own nature. Dialogues on steady inquiry, happiness, the meaning of the scriptures, the Realization of the Self and the unreality of the world, descriptions of the ineffable Truth, Self-inquiry, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Katha Upanishad.
Satsang Recording:

Initial brief silence is followed by spiritual instruction about Absolute Silence, the Self, freedom from misidentification, bliss, and Self-inquiry. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, Knowledge and action, transcendence of believing one is the performer of action, freedom for the illusory individual, destruction of ignorance, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Katha Upanishad.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about the certainty of Self-Knowledge and the inquiry that reveals it. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, nonobjective knowledge, the nature of thought, facing death with peace, words and knowledge, love and bliss, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Katha Upanishad.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the nature of the Self, freedom from misidentification by Self-inquiry, and Self-Realization. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, "I" and "this," the nature of the inquirer, ardent effort in spiritual practice, happiness, reality, and identity, steady Knowledge, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Katha Upanishad.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about the indefinable, yet realizable, nature of the Self, Self-Knowledge, formless Consciousness, and immortality. Dialogues on happiness and peace, knowledge and devotion, detachment from the fruits of action, Self-inquiry and steady Knowledge, the unreality of the ego and its ignorance, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Prasna Upanishad.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about the nature of the Self, abidance in and as the blissful Truth, and the imaginary nature of bondage. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, nonobjective vision, the nondual Existence, the inquiry that reveals the nonexistent nature of the ego, Consciousness transcendent of all states of mind and mental modes, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Mundaka Upanishad.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about the ever-existent, changeless, unmoving nature of the Self. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, the nature of the mind, the unreality of an ego, the three states and the Self, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Mandukya Upanishad.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about the eternal and infinite nature of the Self and the unreal nature of the delusive assumption of individuality and misidentification with the body. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, Self-Knowledge, spiritual experience in the temple and at home, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Mandukya Upanishad.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the Self’s eternal nature and Self-inquiry. Dialogues on the nondual nature of the Self, freedom from thought, the end of the intellect, a verse (sloka) from Guru Stotram, devotion and inquiry and grace, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Mandukya Upanishad (Karika).
Satsang Recording:

Initial brief silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the nature of the Self as Sat-Chit-Ananda and as Satyam-Jnanam-Anantam, freedom from illusion, and Realization through Self-inquiry. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, being beyond distraction, Consciousness and thought, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Mandukya Upanishad (Karika).
Satsang Recording:

Initial spiritual instruction is about Being as it is, Self-Realization and Self-inquiry, sadhana of Knowledge and devotion, and the unborn and uncreated Self. Dialogues on being egoless, negation of the “I” notion, freedom from name and form, liberation from thoughts by Self-inquiry, the nature of Consciousness, the magnitude of Grace, the quest for knowledge, identity and reality, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Taittiriya Upanishad.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about the knower of the Self, Consciousness, and what is meant by “becoming Brahman” as the Self is Brahman. Dialogues on knowledge, Self-inquiry, intensity and depth in spiritual practice, the unreality of the ego, reincarnation, mind-transcendent inquiry and mind-transcendent Consciousness, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Taittiriya Upanishad.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by pithy spiritual instruction on the Self, Self-Realization, freedom from misidentification, and Self-inquiry. Dialogues on the One Self being the only existence, transcendence, true Knowledge, no second self, cessation of misidentification with the mind, prana, and body, freedom from thought and anxiety, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Chandogya Upanishad.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the utter nonduality of the Self, Self-Knowledge, Self-inquiry and the nature of illusion. Dialogues on what is to be known and what is to be accomplished, the invariable Existence of the Self, the rootless nature of ignorance, the nonexistence of the ego or “I” notion, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Brihadaranyaka Upanishad.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the Self, Purnam, Sat-Cit-Ananda, Self-Realization and the ability to realize, Self-inquiry and transcendence of the body, mind, and ego. Dialogues on the bliss of the Self, unchanging Existence, the nature of thought, Consciousness, happiness, freedom from attachment, ethics and Truth, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Brihadaranyaka Upanishad.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the ineffable, immutable Absolute Self, happiness, and Self-Knowledge. Dialogues on Silence, bliss, the source of rootless illusion, nonobjective Self-inquiry, expectations, the ocean of Grace, duality and nonduality, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Brihadaranyaka Upanishad.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the Self’s nature of Being-Consciousness-Bliss and Self-inquiry. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, meditation transcendent of thought and non-thought states, the nature of the “I” and the significance of “Tat tvam asi, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Chandogya Upanishad.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the extinguishment of the ego and all illusion in Brahman. Dialogues on Self-Knowledge, finality and the absolute nature of the Self, experiences and Awareness, Self-inquiry, no duality of selves, direct nonobjective inquiry, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Chandogya Upanishad.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on Self-Knowledge, Self-inquiry, the unreality of the ego, and the Self’s nature of Being-Consciousness-Bliss. Dialogues on illusion and Reality, the one Self, transcendence over unfounded criticism from others, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Chandogya Upanishad.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the nonobjective nature of the Self and the nonobjective nature of Self-Realization. Dialogues on the ever-existent nature of the Self and perseverance, discrimination, Self-inquiry, feelings of bliss and peace, freedom from misidentification with the body and mind, being beyond states, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Chandogya Upanishad.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about the ancient teaching and eternal Truth of the Knowledge of the Self, attained by Self-inquiry, that reveals that this Self is Brahman. Dialogues on intensity and continuity of spiritual practice, that the ego and its associated ideas are merely an illusory mistake, Self-inquiry, the experience of inquiring, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Chandogya Upanishad.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about the nature of the Self, Self-Knowledge, the essential teaching, and Self-inquiry. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, nonobjective Knowledge, the nature of the mind, freedom from ignorance, the source of belief and knowledge, Self-Knowledge and the clear understanding of That, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Chandogya Upanishad.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about the perfect peace of the Self and the spiritual practice that results in its Realization. Dialogues on the nature of thought and freedom from thought, tracing Reality, Self-Knowledge, nonduality, freedom from misidentification with the body, Self-inquiry, the reason for manifestation, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of selected verses of Chandogya Upanishad.
Satsang Recording:

This Guru Purnima satsang is part of a larger celebration that included silent meditations, recitations, bhajans and kirtans, puja, etc. The satang begins with silence followed by spiritual instruction that explains the verse that commences with, “From the unreal, to the Real, lead me.” Dialogues on the Sadguru, Self-Knowledge, Self-inquiry, being free of doubt, the unreality of the ego, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of Guru Stotram and other verses.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence followed by spiritual instruction on Self-Knowledge. Dialogues on Self-Knowledge, Self-Inquiry, freedom from thought and the unreality of thought, the simplicity and profundity of Self-knowledge, the source of happiness within, seeking for Reality and how it is found, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from Ashtavakra Gita.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about the nature of the Self, Knowledge of the Self beyond perception and conception, and Self-inquiry. Dialogues on the experience of the presence of holy company, discrimination, freedom from misidentification with the body, the power within, the nature of Consciousness, an expression of thankfulness, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from Ashtavaka Gita.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about the ever-existent Self and the never-existent ego with reference to the inquiry taught by the Maharshi and Gaudapada’s Karika 2:32. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, all and “I,” Knowledge transcendent of thought and the senses, Existence beyond the three states of mind, the imagined nature of the ego, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from Ashtavaka Gita.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about Self-Knowledge, its nonobjective nature, Self-inquiry, and the nonduality of the Self. Dialogues on worship of a personal God, practices other than inquiry, the nature of a soul, Self-inquiry, Silence and the teachings, the “I” and the illusion of differentiation, Knowledge of Reality, infinite Consciousness, transcendence of time and the mind, the manifested characteristics of one liberated in life, the potency of questions, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from Ashtavaka Gita.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on freedom from misidentification with the body, freedom from the ego, and the undivided nature of the one Self. Dialogues on the path to Self-Realization, freedom from desire, the happiness and peace of the changeless Self, Consciousness transcendent of mental states induced by bodily ailments, freedom from the mind, Self-inquiry, conclusive Knowledge, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from Ashtavakra Samhita.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the true nature of the Self, the illusion of differentiation, the removal of illusion by Self-inquiry, and Self-Knowledge. Dialogues on all and Brahman, Self-inquiry, partless Consciousness beyond thought, abidance as the infinite, what is meant by “here” and “I,” the formless and nonobjective, reflected light, mental attention and the real Consciousness, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from Ashtavakra Samhita.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on Self-Knowledge, which is the Knowledge of Reality, the undifferentiated Existence. Dialogues about the un-embodied Self, Self-Knowledge, happiness and Knowledge, the illusory nature of illusion, discrimination between the knower and the known, what is real, waking and dream illusions, the nature of the mind, pure Consciousness, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from Ashtavakra Samhita.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about non-conceptual, nonobjective Self-Knowledge, the inquiry “Who am I?”, and freedom from misidentification. Dialogues on transient awareness and eternal Consciousness, the source of joy and the Bliss of Being, Self-inquiry and the nonexistence of the ego, transcendence of the body and prana, the nature of the mind, kundalini experience, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from Ashtavakra Samhita.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by brief spiritual instruction explaining the profound significance of the teaching by Adi Sankara: Brahma satyam, jagan-mithya, jivo brahmaiva naparah (Brahman is the Truth, the universe is false, the individual self is, indeed, Brahman, not another. Dialogues on non-differentiation, the source and Reality, meditation and Knowledge, the unchanging Existence, the start of illusion and Self-inquiry, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from Ashtavakra Samhita.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the nature of the Self, the illusions of misidentifications, and freedom from delusion by Self-inquiry. Dialogues on Self-Knowledge, experiences and Reality, Self-inquiry, destruction of ignorant tendencies, the absurd illusory nature of ignorance, transcendence of the body, prana, and mind, “presence” and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from Ashtavakra Samhita.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about Self-Knowledge and Self-inquiry. Dialogues on sense-transcendent Consciousness, prana and the Self, egoless Knowledge, the inward mind, the simplicity of Truth, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from Ashtavakra Samhita.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about Knowledge of the Self beyond the body, mind, and ego. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, the use of the Vedas, the freedom of Self-knowledge in the midst of action, the destruction of ignorance, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from Ashtavakra Samhita.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about the self-evident nature of the supreme Brahman, self-evident nature of Being-Consciousness-Bliss, and Self-Knowledge. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, work and Self-inquiry, freedom from desire, the inner, nonobjective nature of the Self, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from Ashtavakra Samhita.
Satsant Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about Self-Knowledge and the realization of it by Self-inquiry. Dialogues on freedom from being the performer of action, the source of happiness, the unborn nature of the Truth, Self-inquiry while working, imagination and the Absolute Consciousness, the "I"-less nature of Being, the purpose of life, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from Ashtavakra Samhita.
Satsang Recording:

As this satsang occurred on Karthigai Dipam and was part of that celebration, following the initial silence, spiritual instruction was given on the infinite, eternal, self-luminous nature of the Self, in light of two verses by Sri Ramana Maharshi. Dialogues on Siva and Sakti, the desire to remain in one’s true state, freedom from “acceptance and rejection,” freedom from misidentification with the body, transcendence of mental attention in true Knowledge, Self-inquiry, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from Ashtavakra Samhita.
Satsang Recording:

The initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about Self-Knowledge, Self-inquiry, transcendence of the body, senses, mind, and ego notion. Dialogues on mantra-japa, Self-inquiry and happiness, freedom from ignorance and the “I”- notion, no second self, the indivisibility of the infinite Consciousness, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from Ashtavakra Samhita.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about that which is eternal and true and how to realize it by Self-Knowledge. Dialogues on true knowledge and actual experience revealed by practice, the one Self, thought and Consciousness, freedom from fear, Self-inquiry, the essence and purpose of the Vedas, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from Ashtavakra Samhita.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the infinite nature of the true Being of the Self and how spiritual experience comes from within. Dialogues on spiritual qualities, spiritual practice, discrimination of one's actual state, search for the illusory ego and realization of the one Self, freedom from suffering when the body is affected by disease, the bodiless nature of the Self, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from Ashtavakra Samhita.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the unperceivable, inconceivable, formless nature of the Self and the inquiry to realize Self-knowledge. Dialogues on the nonexistence of the ego and the eternal nature of the existence of the Self and its Knowledge, freedom from the dream of multiplicity, absence of obstacles on the spiritual path, death and immortality, liberation from suffering, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from Ashtavakra Samhita.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on Self-inquiry and Self-Knowledge and their thought-free nature. Dialogues on happiness and desire, the “space” that already exists, the human form and the formless Self, Self-inquiry beyond thought, freedom from duality, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from Ashtavakra Samhita.