Ashtavakra Gita.

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Ashtavakra Geeta

  1. “If you need me, I am here for you; I will do all possible things for you”. If these words haven’t come out of your mouth then you are living in fear, in distress. But if you utter these words then those are the moments when you have really lived your life: says Ashtavakra.
  2. Can the thirst of your eyes be quenched? Impossible. Beauty is infinity; there is no end to it. How much you can see through your eyes, there is a limit. How much you can hear your praise, there is limit. The praise is infinite but your capacity to hear is limited. How much can you taste? How much can you smell? You can go and work in Perfume factory and you will see you will hate perfumes in no time. Same this with touch. All our senses have limitation.
  3. Life is so small. If it is not shared it diminishes.
  4. You say “I am here for you” to only your close ones, but if you can say this to everyone that is “Seva/Service”. Service is your inner state.
  5. What do you have in first place that someone can snatch away from you? Such fear really draws you down.
  6. सेिा is the essential that everyone has born to do. Inside your heart you have this attitude “I am here available”. सेिा is not an action. It’s your inner attitude.
  7. A beggar comes to you and you throw some 5/- and say you have done some charity, it’s not a charity, you have even lost your 5/- doing this.
  8. No action can be flawless but actor can be flawless.
  9. Seva is s not a favor that one does to somebody or action to somebody, but it’s an expression of inner love.
  10. Seva is the only work which is done without Vasana (or being selfish). Whereas meditation, sadhana has (selfishness) in it because you do that for yourself.
  11. Even behind your smile you want something from other person, thus you smile. Your look changes, your dress changes, your behavior changes, your attitude changes, because behind every change there is some want you crave for. There is “I” behind everywhere.
  12. ” ननिािसना सऩूतिभत्रो ना ककंचचड इनत ननस्चाई ” – When you do action without Vasana then you become embodiment of bubbling enthusiasm.
  13. Have you observed “Your enthusiasm is always connected with some gain for you”. Either in form of wealth, or recognition or fame, or some physical joy, then you are enthusiastic. It’s like nice ice-cream but lot of sand in it. Every words you speak to others, you show off a tone “Look at me, I am something here, I am somebody, give me importance”.
  14. Much of energy is wasted in trying to charm others, I tell you it’s opposite will happen.
  15. There is a concept in India that a yogi should not be enthusiastic about anything, not even about taste or what he is eating. He should mix everything in bowl and eat no matter whether it is sour or sweet. Such concepts are funny and meaningless. When there is no enthusiasm, where can be joy?
  16. Be enthusiastic about something that you never like before. That is play. That is how you lose seriousness in life.
  17. Life is a ball in a hand to play. You hold on ball then how you would be able to play. Throw the ball and it will come back to you with double enthusiasm.
  18. You are free and this knowledge makes you free. Just be Enthusiastic.

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Ashtavakra Gita.

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Ashtavakra Geeta

  1. You have come alone and you will depart all alone. In the meanwhile 50-60 years you play your role on this earth.
  2. During departure (death) what goes with you is your mind including all anguish, desires and problems. It remains with you forever, it takes all garbage with you called िासना (or smell).
  3. Ashtavakra says: when you see you mind hollow and empty devoid of all cravings and aversion then where is Re-Birth for you!
  4. Then you take birth by your own will called INCARNATION. You are not bound by your Karma. Then you do not undergo all these sufferings or re-birth.
  5. If you know you are hollow and empty then you do not come back (reborn) to suffer but to lift other sufferers. Not to enjoy, but to give enjoyment to others.
  6. If you say “I am the only good, no others can be like me, I do this, I do that, I am supreme”. Or If you say “I am bad, I am hopeless, I am useless, I cannot do this, I cannot do that” both concepts hold you back and does not let you to go back to your nature.
  7. Drop all your concepts of mind. Everything is changing and everybody’s mind is flowing and changing every second. Then how can you label others? If you are still labeling everyone or even to yourself then you are stuck.
  8. All knowledge is already there at the depth of mind and what stops you to go at the core center of your base is your own predefined compartment of concepts in your mind.
  9. How can you be content and having desire at the same time? Wants and Desires arise when you are not happy.
  10. Want is always hanging on to “I”. But when “I” dissolves you come into joyful and blissful state.
  11. Everyone is happiness but everyone is not happy.
  12. Enlightment means “One is happiness and he is happy”, Unenlightment means “one is happiness and he is not happy”
  13. Beauty is not in rocks, scenery, mountains. Beauty is inside you.
  14. There is nothing like worldly people or unworldly people. By your ignorance you see the WORLD. By your knowledge you see the DIVINE.
  15. If you are on this world then you are worldly person.
  16. You are part of divinity, why are you going like beggars everywhere. “I want this, I want that, I want blessings, I want happiness”!
  17. Master wakes you up to that level where he says “I am you and you are Me, Where are you?” Wake up.
  18. No question of “I am bigger than you” neither “I am less than you”. It’s all about “I am you”.
  19. Don’t go to saints like beggars to give me this, that. If you want to ask something, ask for highest knowledge; ask for something which is highest, such wealth of knowledge that can go away with you even if you die.

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Ashtavakra Gita.

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Ashtavakra Geeta

 

  1. This very consciousness/mind has passed through many bodies to be able to be in this body as it is now. This consciousness is very old and ancient. This life in you is not new. We say new life has come into home no its not, it’s the old life that has come into new body.
  2. The body has taken 9 months to form organ, around 19+ years to build physical and mental maturity and 84 lifetimes for the mind to become firm. Mind has taken much longer time than all.
  3. The older it becomes the more valuable it is.
  4. Just wake up and look into it, it has huge amount of past experience and wealth in it. It is sum total of the whole creation. Not just your experiences of one life times or one dealings or one happening. But all the happening in the world, all the events and all experiences are all present in this very mind.
  5. When there is no “shraddha/trust”, feverishness and entanglements come into you.
  6. Ashtavakra says: Again and again you will have to trust and believe the knowledge. Believe in the world, Yoga is the science of believing in the world.
  7. Yoga does not speak about GOD or DIVINITY, it only says about PURIFICATION, it has completely materialistic attitude. If you are non-believer in divinity, you would at least believe in refinement. Refinement to yourself to the core is called YOGA.
  8. Believe in Yoga, you will be complete. You have to believe in laws of nature else you cannot move one step ahead, or you have to believe in yourself, that is called awareness or self-inquiry.
  9. When consciousness is refined love blossoms up. With love, Yoga happens naturally. When your heart opens up you see divinity everywhere.
  10. ” संिामात्भा विनाश्मानत “. If someone is very doubtful then they have neither inner joy nor the outer joy. Doubt is like diseases.
  11. When you don’t have trust in you in the love that you have been given by the divine or by the society then you get cravings and attachments, you get entanglement. Your entanglement is a doubt to whom you are entangled. You doubt that either they don’t love you or you don’t have enough love towards them. That’s where entanglement begins, and then you want more and more and more. You are not reposing in yourself. This is where the love curdles itself.
  12. Again and again you have gone through all these things lifetimes. Atleast now Wake-up, Shake-up.
  13. If at all you are looking for something, look for divine.
  14. ” ऻान-स्िरूऩो बगिान “. You are divine in the form of knowledge.
  15. If one is not qualified, Ashtavakra knowledge means nothing to him. We have seen many ignorant to whom ashtavakra means nothing. False perception about god is already present in their mind. They wait for god saying “One day I will meet god”. You can’t win such people.
  16. Sufi saint Mansoor-Al-Hallaj was chopped into pieces because he said “He was God”. People couldn’t understand his love for divine and chopped him, same happened with Jesus. Ignorant people wait for messiah to come. They think god will come down one day from sky to grant them boon. Forget about it. Wake up and see, you are into ocean called god, you are resting in god. Such false perceptions people have made in their mind that they have already forgot that divine is present everywhere. They have forgotten that they themselves are God.
  17. There is no difference “I am you” and “You are me”.
  18. ” प्रकृनत ऩयाहा ” Master gives a blow from this side and from other side too, so there is no way to escape but to be what you be.
  19. You are beyond “Prakriti and Nature”. You are beyond these body, you are beyond all these vatta, pitta and kapha.
  20. Zen masters go on purifying themselves, doing yoga for their whole lifetime thinking “I am impure, I am impure”. How long can you go on doing that? People take 20 years of sadhana. All day refinement, and if one day something wrong happens all jealousy, anger comes out and all their sadhana goes useless.
  21. By reading Ashtavakra one cannot be scholar. Many scholars have read Ashtavakra and they could not make head or tail out of it and left away in between. There has to be “Shraddha” and qualification for such highest peak of knowledge. The words of Ashtavakra penetrates in Janaka in no time.
  22. If you are awake then observe, no event can destroy joy in you. When Master says you are invincible, it appears to be very confusing. But from the point where he is saying everything is invincible even consciousness is invincible too.
  23. All these come and go, Wake up and Shake up. You will see there is no god and no where you or everything is god and everything is you.
  24. Establish in mind, which is space. Establish in mind.

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