There is no end to self-improvement and learning my dear friends. If you want to reach the Heart, unburden yourself from the mind, and just be. That is essentially Sri Ramana’s teaching.
A peaceful mind has the capacity to surrender to its source, the Heart, where the individual consciousness merges with the Universal Being. It is That, which the ancient sages referred to as Sat-Chit-Ananda. Existence, Consciousness, Bliss.
All the various yogas and tantras have only one aim and that is to help the mind attain peace. All genuine spiritual teachings, without exception, are meant for making the mind peaceful.
There is a slight drizzle today and the atmosphere is beautiful. I breathe it in deeply. I am on my morning walk.
I am in the present moment which is the only thing that is truly and fully available to us. Continue reading
Mind is not a thing. It is a process of minding, thinking. Its basic nature is to fragment the consciousness.
Mind is a like a crowd of politicians giving many self contradictory speeches at the same time. This crowd in the mind is not a fixed crowd but a changing crowd. Continue reading
All doing involves change and change requires some duration of time.
Change means going from one event to another and the interval between the two events is time. We can experience action or doing only in the flow of time projected by the mind from past to the future bypassing the present moment.
If we are caught in network of time, it is certain that we are missing the present. Continue reading