the audience on the screen


In the following dialog between a visitor and Ramana we read:

You think that you see them (i.e. objects apart from the Self). The thought is projected out from your Self. Find out where-from it rises. Thoughts will cease to rise and the Self alone will remain.”

This is the way Ramana Maharshi saw the world. Is it possible for us to change our habitual way of perception so radically that we actually come to the realization: THE SELF ALONE IS. Viewing the world and our life in that way changes everything, and yet everything remains as it always was. We merely cease being caught in delusions that result in our violence toward ourselves and others. This year is a good year to wake up from our delusory state. Continue reading