By Nisargadatta Maharaj
The knowledge contained during this choice of talks emerged from dialogues with those that got here from all over the realm to profit the mysteries of lifestyles on the toes of Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj, some of the most respected holy males of India. The talks in Consciousness and the Absolute have been recorded presently sooner than Nisargadatta's loss of life in 1981, and translated on to English without adjustments. In a question-and-answer structure, the viewers and devotees observed this nice grasp in the course of his ultimate teachings. His message uncompromisingly remained a similar to the tip, to reside purely on our beingness, giving it no attributes, living sooner than our thoughts.
In Consciousness and the Absolute, Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj speaks to us at the present time and tomorrow.
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Extra resources for Consciousness and the Absolute: The Final Talks of Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
What is acceptable to you and gives you peace is good. What your mind rejects is not good. When you do something and there is fear of failure, that means the mind is not pure. Q: How does one develop a liking for chanting the mantra? M: In the company of the sages you can develop it. M. M. what goes on? Consciousness comes to meet consciousness. There will be no other talk Talks ofNisargadatta Maharaj I 87 86 I Consciousness and the Absolute except some communication between consciousness itself.
That birth principle which gives rise to the consciousness is not conditioned; it has corne spontaneously and manifests as consciousness. How caught up you are with the world! Until yesterday you did not have knowledge of your existence, and today you are loquacious; you are speaking so loudly, and you claim that you are Brahman. Questioner: I know that I have to understand all this play of consciousness and conclude that this is like the child ofa barren woman. Talks ofNisargadatta Maharaj / 63 M: How are you going to catch that child of a barren woman?
Maharaj: If the "I Amness" is not there, what else can there be? If 72 I Consciousness and the Absolute the power to manifest itself and that knowingness ("I Amness") have not appeared, no identification can take place. When that "I Amness" appears, and is accepted as real, it is conditioned, or confined to a certain identity. Q: I have dropped my identity. M: Who has dropped it? Q: No one has dropped it. It dropped by itself. It was possible to observe the capacity of the brain not to register anything.
Consciousness and the Absolute: The Final Talks of Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj by Nisargadatta Maharaj