The whole world's a playground Showing separation all around; But those who the truth found Say oneness is the actual ground, To which truth we come around, Whether we are single or bound, If reason be unwavering and sound.
What body What mind No such things No, no, no No such things. What world What God No such things No, no, no No such things. I, the Self, alone exist As pure Being-Consciousness, Revelling in myself Needing naught else besides.
Read especially Chapter 3 "Who Are You?" in this preview of the book "The Untethered Soul" by Michael Singer https://books.google.co.in/books/about/The_Untethered_Soul.html?id=sqPzr7Pn4cQC&printsec=frontcover&source=kp_read_button&redir_esc=y
Here is a collection of verses I have taken from Shankara’s Masterpiece Vivekachudamani focusing on the last step in the path to liberation, namely meditation or Nididhyasana, which as we shall see culminates in Samadhi.
In Vivekachudamani, the entire path to Moksha (Liberation), in which suffering is totally removed, is set out for us. Not only is the entire path explained in detail, but repetition of almost every point is made again and again to ensure that the meaning is clearly imparted and cannot be misunderstood. This text has been approved and recommended by all the great Advaita sages over the centuries, including Bhagavn Sri Ramana Maharshi who translated the entire work into Tamil for those around him who could not read the original Sanskrit.
The path starts with the seeker of liberation burdened with suffering approaching a self-realised teacher. The teacher then gives the verbal/conceptual teaching (sravana) and then contemplating…
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Note that the ordering of the videos in this Playlist is a bit off. So, play them in order manually. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkJ8J5w-ASQ&list=PLDqahtm2vA73q0FdVC8kMNVkxVqji3m1m&index=4
by Swami Khecaranatha in Sutra Journal (March 2016) Everything is Consciousness: It is the source of all life as well as the power of life itself. The purpose of spiritual practice is to understand and directly experience this ultimate truth, and furthermore, to discover that we are that Consciousness. In the nondual Kashmir Shaivite tradition of … Continue reading Consciousness is Everything