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


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The first witnessing is that of ‘I am’, the primary prerequisite for all further witnessing, but to whom is the first witnessing of ‘I am’ occurring?

The first thing that you came to know was that ‘you are’ or ‘I am’; it is the first thing that you are a witness to, it is the primary and mandatory prerequisite for all further witnessing to occur. Once this ‘I am’ takes hold of you it grows to gigantic proportions, this outgrowth is so enormous that you lose awareness of the ‘I am’ itself in the process and conduct all your activities. It is the ‘I am’ that is witnessing the world, but who is witnessing the ‘I am’? That’s the question to which you have to find an answer and for that is all the ‘Sadhana’ (practice).
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