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

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You feel the I am due to the five elements and three qualities, they gone, the I am goes, but you are still there.

This feeling that you are or I am is due to the body-mind that is a composite of the five elements and the three qualities. The body along with the elements and the qualities is perishable, thus you can see that all these, the I am, the elements and the qualities are interdependent and destructible. Judging from this criteria how can all these be real? The Truth or the real is never dependent nor is it destructible and that is what you are. The body, the elements and the qualities may come and go but you are there forever because you are none of these.
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