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


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Understand the ‘I am’, transcend it and conclude that ‘beingness’, the world and Brahman are unreal.

The Guru again urges the seeker to first understand the ‘I am’, without understanding they are merely two words. When you consider them as merely two words, you are still at the verbal level and you may even misunderstand and believe that is the Guru asking me to reaffirm my ego? The ‘I am’ that the Guru is talking of is the wordless one, the very primordial one that arose when you just came to know that ‘you are’. This ‘I am’ is impersonal and without any attributes, that is where you have to revert and reside. Only on the transcendence of the ‘I am’ you would realize that this ‘beingness’, the world and Brahman are unreal.
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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