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


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The I am is the permanent link in the succession of events called life, be at the link I am only and go beyond it.

Conception, birth and infancy, these are the beginnings of your being where the I am lies dormant. Then is the spontaneous appearance of the non-verbal feeling I am around say three years of age. On this foundation of the knowledge I am is built a large structure of words, ideas and concepts and very soon it is I am so and so and so forth. The pure I am is contaminated and it piles on right from childhood to old age, but in all the succession of events, the I am lies at the base and has always been there. The I am is an unbroken link throughout your life, so come back to it, abide there and try to transcend it, for there lies your True being.
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