Sri Ramana Maharishi

22 Jul

The Self is the Heart, self-luminous. Illumination arises from the Heart and reaches the brain, which is the seat of the mind. The world is seen with the mind; so you see the world by the reflected light of the Self. The world is perceived by an act of the mind. When the mind is illumined it is aware of the world; when it is not so illumined, it is not aware of the world.

— Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharishi, ‘Thus Spake Ramana’, p 95

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