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Sri Ramana Maharishi

14 Sep
Ramana Maharshi

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Retirement means abidance in the Self. Nothing more. It is not leaving one set of surroundings and getting involved in another set, nor even leaving the concrete world and getting involved in a mental world.

— Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharishi, from the classic, ‘Talks’, p 206

Sri Ramana Maharishi

20 Aug
Ramana Maharshi

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Just on waking from sleep and before becoming aware of the world there is that pure ‘I’ – ‘I’. Hold to it without sleeping or without allowing thoughts to possess you. If that is held firm it does not matter even though the world is seen. The seer remains unaffected by the phenomena.

Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharishi, from the classic, ‘Talks’, p 162