Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

10 Sep
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The light of consciousness passes through the film of memory and throws pictures on your brain. Because of the deficient and disordered state of your brain, what you percieve is distorted and coloured by feelings of like and dislike. Make your thinking orderly and free from emotional overtones, and you will see people and things as they are, with clarity and charity.

— Nisargadatta Maharaj, from the classic ‘I am That‘, p 416

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