Sri Ramana Maharishi

27 Aug
Ramana Maharshi

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Is there a mind in the first place ? What you call mind is an illusion. It starts from the ‘I’ thought. Without the gross or subtle senses you cannot be aware of the body or the mind. Still it is possible for you to be without these senses. In such a state you are either asleep or aware of the Self only. Awareness of the Self is ever there. Remain what you truly are and this question will not arise.

— Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharishi, from the classic, ‘Talks’, p 181

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