The ‘I’ that most people think they are, is, in fact, their pseudo-self. The truth is that the Eternal SELF or the ALL-PERVADING CONSCIOUSNESS is indeed ALL-PERVADING. The lack of understanding of the TRUE ALL-PERVADING SELF, which is something that originates from one’s attachment and identification with their mortal body, is the one that causes the illusion of duality, leading to the mental delusion, which, in turn, causes pain and suffering. Attachment stems from FALSE EGO, the dualistic feeling of being separate, the lack of self-confidence, and from the fear of losing what one erroneously imagines possessing.
“Nothing unbearable shall ever happen,” is a quote from one of my revered teachers in life, Prof. B. Dashratharam. Reflect deeply over it, and you will see what great sense his timeless statement makes.
NEVER ALLOW MORTAL HUMANS AND PERISHABLE OBJECTS TO BRING YOU DOWN FROM YOUR HIGHEST STATE OF BEING THAT.
You are far bigger than what you think you are. You are the ALL-PERVADING SELF, the LIMITLESS CONSCIOUSNESS, YOU ARE THAT – TAT TVAM ASI.
Watch Shri Adi Shankaracharya’s ‘Brahmajnanavalimala’
अन्तर्ज्योतिर्बहिर्ज्योतिः प्रत्यग्ज्योतिः परात्परः ।
ज्योतिर्ज्योतिः स्वयंज्योतिरात्मज्योतिः शिवोऽस्म्यहम् ॥ २१ ॥
antarjyotirbahirjyotih pratyakjyotih paratparah
jyotirjyotih svayamjyotih Atmajyotih Sivo’smyaham…21
I am the auspicious one, the inner light and the outer light, the indwelling light, higher than the highest, the light of all lights, self-luminous, the light that is the Self. (21)
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