2012 Self-Realization Teachings

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Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction regarding the Self’s freedom from difference of any kind and the identity of oneself with the Self, Brahman. Dialogues on the nature of the experiencer of all experiences, the eternal, a passage from “Saddarsanam and an Inquiry into the Revelation of Truth and Oneself,” action and Knowledge, happiness, Self-inquiry, freedom from misidentification with the body and mind, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Annapurna Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 17 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording:

As this satsang occurred on Arudra Darshanam, following the initial silence, spiritual instruction was given on the nature of the Space of Consciousness in which Nataraja dances. Dialogues on the Nataraja symbolism, Self-inquiry, Self-Knowledge, and similar spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Annapurna Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 18 of the Song of Ribhu. The recitations in English of verses pertaining to Nataraja from the Song of Ribhu and the Nataraja Darshanam and the chants of the puja that followed are not included in this recording.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the truth that Brahman, the Self, is the one Reality and that alone exists. Dialogues on difference-less Being, the unchanging unmodified nature of the one Self, continuous inquiry or Self-Knowledge and egoless abidance, transcendence of the body and mind, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Annapurna Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 18 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the egoless nature of Being and the Knowledge that is transcendent of the concept “I know this.” Dialogues on the subtler than the subtlest, inquiry and meditation on a heart center, egoless Consciousness and the destruction of false assumptions, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Annapurna Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 19 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Following an initial silence, spiritual instruction is given in the truth that the Self is Brahman, the supreme bliss of Brahman is realized in the Knowledge of the Self, the jagat-jiva-para (the universe-the individual living being-the Supreme) differentiation is unreal and depends on misidentification of oneself, the inquiry to know the Self and transcendence of the body, mind, and individual "I." Dialogues on the nonobjective Knowledge of Being-Consciousness-Bliss, beginningless Brahman, satsangs and sastras and inquiry, no second self, Consciousness beyond causality and the three states, Knowledge free of the triad of perceiver-perceiving-perceived, the eternal witness, the highest devotion, liberation from all states and conditions of the mind, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Annapurna Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 19 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the timeless Existence of the Self, Brahman, and the Self-inquiry that reveals that to be one’s only identity. Dialogues on freedom from the dream appearances and the dreamer, Self-inquiry and the mind, Consciousness transcendent of the triad of perceiver-perception-perceived, the unreality of the unreal, “not I,” the presence of a sage, the non-origination of the illusory ego, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Annapurna Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 19 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the nature of Brahman or Siva as undifferentiated Existence, the illusory nature of differences, and the never-modified nature of the real, sole-existent Self. Dialogues on appreciation of the teachings, the non-ego nature of Realization, detachment and Self-inquiry, happiness and detachment, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Kena Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 20 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the nature of Brahman or Siva as undifferentiated Existence, the illusory nature of differences, and the never-modified nature of the real, sole-existent Self. Dialogues on appreciation of the teachings, the non-ego nature of Realization, detachment and Self-inquiry, happiness and detachment, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Kena Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 20 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the absolute Existence of the Self, the unchanging nature of which is supreme peace, and the nonobjective Knowledge that reveals it. Dialogues on being beyond the three states, Consciousness, the unreality of objects, the nonexistence of thought, formless Being, the significance of the instruction “Be as you are,” the meaning of “is,” constant Knowledge, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Kena Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 21 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the meaning of abidance in the natural state, abidance as the innate. Dialogues on Being and Knowledge, freedom from misidentification with the body and the idea of objects, awareness and Consciousness, God’s view of God, Self-inquiry, devotion and knowledge, the witness and pure Consciousness, depth and thoroughness, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Katha Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 21 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the nature of the Self, Self-Knowledge and Self-inquiry. Dialogues on freedom from misidentification with the body, Self-inquiry and the unreality of ignorance, theories of the creation of illusion, the nonexistence of an ego, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Katha Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 22 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the one Self and Self-inquiry. Dialogues on the perception of the world, "this" and I, the foundation of all, the spirit of Truth and the spirit of practice, love and Knowledge, Consciousness beyond assumptions, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Katha Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 22 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on Knowledge of the Self, transcendent of the body and its conditions, the mind and its states, and a particularized individuality. Dialogues on being beyond the gunas, the seer and the seen, timeless Consciousness beyond functions, unreality of percepts, wonder and inquiry, being always in sastsang, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Katha Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 23 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction regarding the ever-existent Self. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, scriptures and Silence, the significance of satsang, that which is truly important, transcendence of the body and its ailments, devotion, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Prasna Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 23 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on that the Self alone exists and the inquiry to know the Self that reveals this. Dialogues on happiness, depth and certainty, freedom from the body, continuous discrimination, freedom from problems, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Mundaka Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 24 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the certainty of Being and Self-Knowledge. Dialogues on desire and happiness, changeless Existence beyond the three states, freedom from misidentification with the body, no second self, what is real, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Mandukya Upanishad and Karika and in Tamil from chapter 24 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on profound absorption in the Self. Dialogues on absorption of identity, peace and happiness, objectless love, transcendence of states and occurrences, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Mandukya Karika and in Tamil from chapter 25 of the Song of Ribhu
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the nature of the mind and pure Consciousness. Dialogues on practical Self-inquiry, freedom from misidentification with the body, the mind and the Self, desires and happiness, everyday life and Brahman, the one Knower, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Mandukya Karika and in Tamil from chapter 25 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on Self-Realization. Dialogues on perception and Consciousness, the three states of mind, love and bliss and transcendence of the world, freedom from the ego, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Mandukya Karika and in Tamil from chapter 26 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the singular nature of the Self. Dialogues on freedom from misidentification with the body, Self-abidance, absence of bondage, Self-inquiry, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Ashtavakra Samhita and in Tamil from chapter 26 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the bodiless and egoless nature of the Self. Dialogues on transcendence of the perceiver and the perceived, freedom from misidentification with the body, the witness, the non-sensory nature of true Knowledge, Bliss in Being, work and play and freedom from such definitions, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Ashtavakra Samhita and in Tamil from chapter 27 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the significance of silence. Dialogues on Self-inquiry, the unreality of obstruction to the inquiry, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Ashtavakra Samhita and in Tamil from chapter 27 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the nonobjective nature of the Knowledge of the Self, one’s true Being. Dialogues about objectless Knowledge, transcendence of thought, the witness and unalloyed Consciousness, Self-Knowledge, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Ashtavakra Samhita and in Tamil from chapter 28 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on Self-Realization and the cessation of the differentiation of jagat-jiva-para (the universe, the individual, and the Supreme). Dialogues on the three states, freedom from vasanas, fearlessness, transcendence of the senses and mind, spiritual practice, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Ashtavakra Samhita and in Tamil from chapter 28 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the nature of the Self beyond thought. Dialogues on time and the mind and Consciousness, the three states of mind, desirelessness and happiness, the “I” notion and the Self, the purpose of life, God and the Self, Self-inquiry, no loss or failure in Self-inquiry, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Ashtavakra Samhita and in Tamil from chapter 28 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the absolute Existence of the Self. Dialogues on how to realize God, bliss, spiritual practice and a concept of hopelessness, transcendence of the body and the senses, Self-inquiry, freedom from misidentification as a bound individual, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Ashtavakra Samhita and in Tamil from chapter 29 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on what the real identity of the Self is. Dialogues on the self-luminous nature of Consciousness, friend and Guru, consistent Self-inquiry, transcendence of the world, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Ashtavakra Samhita and in Tamil from chapter 29 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the Self’s transcendence of any definition. Dialogues on illusion and responsibility, “being present” and the Reality of the Self, beyond preconception and the nature of Sri Bhagavan, intensity of Self-inquiry, changeless Being and Grace, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Ashtavakra Samhita and in Tamil from chapter 30 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the nature of Brahman, doubtless Silence, and the nature of “you” in “That you are.” Dialogues on Self-inquiry, absorption, immortal Existence, freedom from the mind, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Ashtavakra Samhita and in Tamil from chapter 30 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the eternal Existence of the Self. Dialogues on spiritual effort in the tradition of Advaita Vedanta, Self-Realization, maturity of understanding, love and intensity of spiritual practice, the meaning of tapas, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Ashtavakra Samhita and in Tamil from chapter 31 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the perfect fullness of the Existence of the Self. Dialogues on the ability of various kinds of living beings to realize the Self, conclusive Knowledge, the knower of experiences, freedom from misidentification with the body, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Ashtavakra Samhita and in Tamil from chapter 31 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the ever-full nature of Reality, the Self, the sacredness of the Maharshi’s teachings, and Self-Knowledge. Dialogues on thought and experience, the blessing of the timeless tradition, the proper orientation, God and oneself, the unimportance of thought and the lasting importance of Truth, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Ashtavakra Samhita and in Tamil from chapter 32 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on Self-inquiry and how Self-Knowledge is the Knowledge of Reality. Dialogues on freedom from thoughts and states of mind, transcendence of the senses and the body, self-critical examination, the false assumption on an ego, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Taittiriya Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 32 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the meaning of “One without a second.” Dialogues on freedom from misidentification with a body, Self-inquiry, ego-lessness, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Taittiriya Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 33 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the freedom of Self-Knowledge. Dialogues on the Self and the body, the witness, Self-inquiry and freedom from misidentification, transcendence of the senses, Sat and Sadguru Ramana and the SAT temple, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 33 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on Knowledge of the Self. Dialogues on the intensity of the real Self and the three states, Sri Ramana as the Self of all, freedom from misidentification with the body and as an ego, transcendence of the triad of the experiencer-experiencing-experienced, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 34 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on what merger with Brahman truly is. Dialogues on sacred forms that reveal the formless, Self-inquiry, happiness, the unmoving, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 34 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording :

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the One Self that alone exists eternally. Dialogues on discrimination and detachment, freedom from misidentification with a sick body, Self-inquiry and Grace, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 35 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording :

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction on the Being-Consciousness-Bliss nature of the Self. Dialogues on peace and happiness, Self-inquiry, being free of misidentification with the body, the egoless Self, the perceiver and the perceived, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Chandogya Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 35 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about Brahman. Dialogues on the meaning of “All this is Brahman,” true Knowledge beyond thought, humility and Self-Realization, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Chandogya Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 36 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording :

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about the identity of Brahman and the Self and the nature of the tapas that reveals it. Dialogues on freedom from the concepts of being bound or free, intention and effort in spiritual practice, unwavering peace transcendent of circumstances, one’s true home, nonobjective concentration and Self-inquiry, belief and Reality, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Chandogya Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 36 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about the Knowledge of changeless, infinite Consciousness that reveals peace. Dialogues on Self-Knowledge, Self-inquiry and the innate, direct Knowledge, tracing “I” to its origin, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Chandogya Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 37 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about the Light of Consciousness. Dialogues on two analogies found in the teachings of Sri Ramana and Vedanta, the eternal Light of the Self, the desire for happiness and the desire for Self-Realization, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Chandogya Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 37 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about the undifferentiated Brahman, Self-Knowledge, and Self-Inquiry. Dialogues on happiness, freedom from misidentification with the body, vairagya (dispassion) and jnana (knowledge), Self-inquiry and the mind, liberation from illusion, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Chandogya Upanishad
Satsang Recoding:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about abidance as the Self, Self-Knowledge, Self-inquiry, detachment, and complete peace. Dialogues on the natural state, freedom from misidentification with the body, the formless nature of Being, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from the Chandogya Upanishad and in Tamil from chapter 38 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about the nature of the Existence of the Self, Self-inquiry, and the nonobjective nature of Self-Knowledge. Dialogues on direct perception of Reality, the perpetual fascination of the Truth, what one truly desires to know, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from Aparokosanubhuti and in Tamil from chapter 39 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about supreme peace, silence, and Self-Knowledge. Dialogues on the undivided, existence and knowledge, the egoless Self, and other topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from Aparokosanubhuti and in Tamil from chapter 39 of the Song of Ribhu.
Satsang Recording:

Initial silence is followed by spiritual instruction about the ever-existent nature of the Self. Dialogues on immortality, the unreality of the ego, who is Sri Ramana, Self-inquiry, beyond the mind, and other spiritual topics. Concludes with a recitation in Sanskrit and English of verses from Aparokosanubhuti and in Tamil from chapter 40 of the Song of Ribhu.