In this short passage Nisargadatta points us to a fundamental fact of our existence that is very hard to grasp from our present perspective. Generally we believe that we are our thoughts and that our life consists of following what our thoughts tell us about the world. To turn this perspective around and take the stance that I am not my mindflow and that this mindflow is not really mine at all, is difficult to take in.

(My recent article Pratiprasava – Procreation is useful in connection with this article.)

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