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


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Who says ‘I was not’ and ‘I would not be’ like the present ‘I am’? He is the one who was, is, and would be forever.

When you ponder on the question ‘What was I before I was born?’ you realize that ‘I was not’, or at ‘I was not as I am presently’. Then, as you believe ‘you are’ presently, you also realize, seeing people die everyday that ‘I would not be as I am presently’. So there are three things: ‘I was not’, ‘I am’, and ‘I would not be’, who knows this? It is the unchangeable Absolute, the Parabrahman, or the true Self who was, is and would be forever.
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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