Salutations to Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj, the extraordinary teacher, whose simple yet profound words jolted many people into the awareness of one's true nature.

At MaharajNisargadatta.Com, we try to disseminate the message of Nisargadatta and provide a platform for all seekers who are in search of their true identity, the Pure Awareness.

"That which permeates all, which nothing transcends and which, like the universal space around us, fills everything completely from within and without, that Supreme non-dual Brahman -- That Thou Art."

Jnana Jyoti : Extensive Spritual Articles and Videos of Hindu Saints and Sages. Videos and Articles of Swami Vivekananda, Ramana Maharshi, Swami Chinmayananda, Jiddu Krishnamurthy, Sri Sri Ravishankar, Sadguru Jaggi Vasudev, Nisargadatta Maharaj, Papaji, Ramesh Balsekar, Swami Sukhabodhananda

Explore Maharaj Nisargadatta

Nisargadatta Gita << previous quote     next quote >>
To do away with body-mind sense or identity, imbibe or dwell in the ‘I am’, later the ‘I am’ would merge in the ultimate nature.

When the ‘I am’ dawned on you, in its very early stages it did not identify with the body. You will have to apply your mind, go back, and try to recollect that phase when only the pure ‘I am’ existed with no adjuncts. It is much later and very gradually that the ‘I am’ starts identifying with the body initially and mind also joining in with time. All this occurs with you yourself being quite unaware of it, parents, teachers, friends, relatives and surroundings contribute to the process and strengthen the verbal ‘I am’ and you have a well developed so called ‘personality’. If you are lucky enough, at some stage of your life, you will come across the right Guru who will point out the fallacy of this mistaken identity. He now explains this knowledge ‘I am’ to you and asks you to abide in it to do away with the body-mind sense or your present identity. By and by a moment would come when the ‘I am’ would merge into your true ultimate nature.
<< previous quote     next quote >>