Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Attention to the I-feeling

This path (attention to the "I"/ I-feeling *) is the direct path; all others are indirect ways.

(* self-awareness)

Friday, March 26, 2010

Self-enquiry - awareness of "you"

Self-enquiry is holding on to the simple awareness of being that ‘you already are’, the simple awareness that is reading this.

You must concentrate totally upon the awareness of ‘you’, without thought of any kind.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

The I-feeling

Once awareness of the "I-feeling" has been firmly established, further effort is counter-productive. From then on, it is more a process of being than doing, of effortless being, rather than an effort to be.

-Page 53 of Be As You Are, The Teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi (edited by David Godman)