The wise say that the Tao that can be talked about is not The True Tao. Still Sages such as Bhagavan Ramana manage to indicate the existence of the underlying Reality with words and without words.
Self-Realized sages point to the Truth easily and spontaneously. Knowledge of Reality is not just their first hand knowledge but their very Being.
Bhagavan Ramana, through his silence, words, and actions, was always pointing at the highest reality, the Heart of existence, the Self. Even in minor things like giving instructions on cooking and eating food, cutting wood, or other matters, Bhagavan was doing that. Sages like that are more than just satsang givers, good public speakers, and charismatic orators. Continue reading