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


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One who has realized the knowledge ‘I am’ which means transcending it as well, for him there is no birth or death nor any karma.

This is something very important to understand and that is, the verbal understanding of the knowledge ‘I am’ is altogether different from its actual realization. There are many who will verbally or theoretically understand the ‘I am’ and rarest of the rare who would realize it. Why so? Because realizing it means transcending it as well, the ‘realized one’ is no longer an individual, that’s why the Guru is not an individual. The ‘realized one’ knows that ‘I am unborn’ so there is no question of birth or death for him. How can there be any Karma, Karmic residue or transmigration, as understood in the Hindu doctrine sense, applicable to the unborn? It’s the end of it all!
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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