Nisargadatta Gita - Message of Nisargadatta Maharaj
with commentary by 'Pradeep Apte'


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I am not telling you what the real is, because words negate that. Whatever I am telling you is not the truth because it has come from the I am.

The utmost honesty of the Guru must be appreciated when he says that whatever he is telling you is not the truth. In fact it makes your understanding more clear, and emphasizes the total unreliability of words to realize the truth. But since we have as no others means of getting the instruction from the Guru he uses words and he makes it clear that the real is beyond words. The moment you utter a word it must come from the I am and the I am is false.
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This text is published with permission from Shri Pradeep Apte, the compiler of Nisargadatta Gita. Visit Pradeep's blog 'thenisargadattagita.blogspot.com' for more inspiring resources on Nisargadatta Maharaj