The Fundamental Truth Of Being Alone

We have come alone in this world.

We will leave alone.

Behind all the glamour and colors of this world, the great joys and laughter, and all the pain and horrific suffering, the fact of being alone is a constant for all beings.

Meditation on this fundamental truth serves as a gateway to Self-Realization.

Describing this state, Maharshi Patanjali (Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras) says in Book 1, the third verse, “The Seer now rests in His own nature.”

2 thoughts on “The Fundamental Truth Of Being Alone

  1. Reblogged this on mira prabhu and commented:
    Learning to love first one’s relative being, and then the Absolute that resides within us permanently, are gifts for a real seeker of peace and joy. If we can’t be alone, then it is hard to commune harmoniously with others. Read on….

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