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

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The trap of birth and death is because of the I am, dwell on it, realize it and transcend it.

Just observe the Janus-like nature of the I am. It acts like a foe when it has laid this trap of birth and death into which you fall. Once you are trapped, it would require an extraordinary effort to get out of it. If you are fortunate enough to come across the right Guru or his teachings only then you stand a chance of getting out of this trap. The Gurus words are very simple and straightforward: understand the I am, abide in it, realize it and transcend it. When you abide in the I am it becomes your friend and helps you out.
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