Ashtavakra Gita.

aṣṭāvakra uvāca

tena jñānaphala prāpta yogābhyāsaphala tathā
tpta svacchendriyo nitya ekākī ramate tu ya

Ashtavakta said: He who is content, with purified senses, and always enjoys solitude, has gained the fruit of knowledge and the fruit of the practice of yoga too.


na kadācijjagatyasmin tattvajñā hanta khidyati
yata ekena teneda pūra brahmāṇḍamaṇḍalam

Oh, the knower of Truth is never miserable in this world, for the whole universe is filled by himself alone.


na jātu viayā ke’pi svārāma harayantyamī
sallakīpallavaprītamivebha nibapallavā

No sense objects ever please a man who delights in the Self, just as Nimba leaves do not please the elephant that likes Sallaki leaves.


yastu bhogeu bhukteu na bhavatyadhivāsitā
abhukteu nirākākī tadśo bhavadurlabha

The man who is not attached to the things he has enjoyed, and does not hanker after the things he has not enjoyed, such a man is rare in this world.


bubhukuriha sasāre mumukurapi dśyate
bhogamokanirākākī viralo hi mahāśaya

Those who desire pleasure and those who desire liberation are both found in the world. But rare indeed is the great souled one who is not desirous of either enjoyment nor liberation.


dharmārthakāmamokeu jīvite marae tathā
kasyāpyudāracittasya heyopādeyatā na hi

Rare is the noble minded person who is free from attraction or aversion to duty, wealth, desires, liberation and life and death as well.


chā na viśvavilaye na dveastasya ca sthitau
yathā jīvikayā tasmād dhanya āste yathā sukham

The man of Knowledge does not any desire for the dissolution of universe, or aversion to its existence. The blessed one therefore, lives happily with whatever sustenance presents itself.


ktārtho’nena jñānenetyeva galitadhī k
paśyan śṛṇvan spśan jighrann aśnannaste yathā sukham

Thus fulfilled through the knowledge of the Self,  and with his mind absorbed and contented, the wise one lives happily, seeing, hearing, touching, smelling and eating.


śūnyā dṛṣṭirvthā ceṣṭā vikalānīndriyāi ca
na sphā na viraktirvā kīasasārasāgare

In him for whom the ocean of samsara has dried up, there is no attachment or aversion. His gaze is vacant, his behaviour purposeless, and his senses inactive.


na jagarti na nidrāti nonmīlati na mīlati
aho paradaśā kvāpi vartate muktacetasa

The wise one neither keeps awake not sleeps, he neither opens nor closes his eyes. Oh, the liberated soul anywhere enjoys the supreme condition.


sarvatra dśyate svastha sarvatra vimalāśaya
samastavāsanā mukto mukta sarvatra rājate

The liberated man is always found abiding in the Self and is pure in heart; he lives freed from all desires, under all conditions.


paśyan śṛṇvan spśan jighrann aśnan gṛṇhan vadan vrajan
īhitānīhitairmukto mukta eva mahāśaya

Seeing, hearing, feeling, smelling, tasting, speaking and walking about, the great souled man who is freed from trying to achieve or avoid anything emancipated indeed.


na nindati na ca stauti na hṛṣyati na kupyati
na dadāti na gṛṇhāti mukta sarvatra nīrasa

The liberated man is free from desires everywhere. He neither Slanders nor praises, he neither rejoices, nor is he displeased, he neither gives nor takes.


sānurāgā striya dṛṣṭvā mtyu vā samupasthitam
avihvalamanā svastho mukta eva mahāśaya

The great-souled one is unperturbed in mind and remains self poised at either the sight of a woman full of love as well as of approaching death. He is indeed liberated.


sukhe dukhe nare nāryā sapatsu vipatsu ca
viśeo naiva dhīrasya sarvatra samadarśina

There is no distinction between pleasure and pain, man and woman, success and failure for the wise man who looks on everything as equal.


na hisā naiva kāruya nauddhatya na ca dīnatā
nāścarya naiva ca kobha kīasasarae nare

There is no aggression nor compassion, no pride nor humility, no wonder nor confusion for the wise man whose worldly life is exhasuted.


na mukto viayadveṣṭā na vā viayalolupa
asasaktamanā nitya prāptāprāptamupāśnute

The liberated man is not averse to the objects of senses and nor does he crave For them. He enjoys hinself continually with an unattached mind in both achievement and non-achievement.


samādhānasamādhānahitāhitavikalpanā
śūnyacitto na jānāti kaivalyamiva sasthita

One established in the state of Absoluteness with a vacant mind does not know the alternatives of inner stillness and lack of inner stillness, and of good and evil.


nirmamo nirahakāro na kiciditi niścita
antargalitasarvāśa kurvannapi karoti na

Free of “me” and “mine” and of a sense of responsibility, aware that “Nothing exists”, with all desires extinguished within, the man of Knowledge does not act though he may be acting.


manaprakāśasamohasvapnajāyavivarjita
daśā kāmapi saprāpto bhaved galitamānasa

An indescribable state is attained by the wise one whose mind has melted away, its functions having ceased to operate, and who is free from delusion, dreaming and dullness.

Ashtavakra Gita.

janaka uvāca
tattvavijñānasandaśamādāya hdayodarāt

nāvidhaparāmarśaśalyoddhāra kto mayā

Janaka said: Using the tweezers of the knowledge of the Truth I have managed to extract the painful thorn of endless opinions from the recesses of my heart.

kva dharma kva ca vā kāma kva cārtha kva vivekitā
kva dvaita kva ca vā’dvaita svamahimni sthitasya me

For me, established in my own glory, there is no religion, sensuality, possessions, philosophy, duality or even non-duality.

kva bhūta kva bhaviyad vā vartamānamapi kva vā
kva deśa kva ca vā nitya svamahimni sthitasya me

Where is the past, where is the future, where even is the present? Where is space, and where, even is the eternity for me who abides in my own glory?

kva cātmā kva ca vānātmā kva śubha kvāśubha yathā
kva cintā kva ca vācintā svamahimni sthitasya me

For me established in my own glory, there is no self or non-self, no good or evil, no thought or even absence of thought.

kva svapna kva suuptirvā kva ca jāgaraa tathā
kva turīya bhaya vāpi svamahimni sthitasya me

For me established in my own glory, there is no dreaming or deep sleep, no waking nor fourth state beyond them, and certainly no fear.

kva dūra kva samīpa vā bāhya kvābhyantara kva vā
kva sthūla kva ca vā sūkma svamahimni sthitasya me

For me established in my own glory, there is nothing far away and nothing near, nothing within or without, nothing large and nothing small.

kva mtyurjīvita vā kva lokā kvāsya kva laukikam
kva laya kva samādhirvā svamahimni sthitasya me

For me established in my own glory, there is no life or death, no worlds or things of this world, no distraction and no stillness of

mind.

ala trivargakathayā yogasya kathayāpyalam
ala vijñānakathayā viśrāntasya mamātmani

To talk about the three ends of life is needless, to talk about yoga is purposeless, and even to talk about wisdom is irrelevant for me who reposes in the Self.

Ashtavakra Gita.

|| Om Shanti Om Shanti Om Shanti ||

 

Ashtavakra Geeta
  1. Ashtavakra says Janaka: The thought comes and go through your mind but none of them are yours, only you catch one of it and do not let go is called WORRY.
  2. This is confirmed that all SORROW arises out of getting stuck in one thought, one event, one instance or one desire. It is getting stuck with something that is THOUGHT.
  3. SO HOW DO YOU DROP WORRIES? Two ways to get rid of it.
    i) Become aware that everything is changing which is called DISPASSION.
    ii) Practices of Sadhana.
  4. One thing you should accept and that is “You are going to die in no time, then where is the worry?” Take this very thought word by word, analyze it and worry will disappear.
  5. Look back the periods when you have worried? Imagine, how were you? Go 5 years back? Were you not worried of this day? Every time you worry, you worry fresh and new one. You don’t remember past worries which you already overcome through.
  6. If you are worrying here after coming to this knowledge and path then you are sleepy, it’s like starving in front of food. Become aware of grace you are in then worry will vanish.
  7. A person who is very ambitious is not committed. What is Bigger? YOU or YOUR DESIRE? Ignorance is having desire bigger than you.
  8. When desires become hard like ice then heart freezes but when desires in your heart melts then fragrance of flowers blossoms in you.
  9. Only two things comes to our mind “Things we have done” or “Things we want to do”. “Wanting to do” stops you to meditate or “Memory of event” stops you from relaxing. Even a single thought can restrict the ability to go deeper inside.
  10. I am the knowledge, I am the light, I am not this body – Knowing this your consciousness will see your body as not your own but an object.
  11. When you see things as others, you desire for it, but if you see that same thing as yours you won’t desire even if somebody is having it, If you see somebody’s shawl you desire to have the same for you, but if the same shawl you buy and keep in cupboard you won’t desire anymore. Your sense of wanting to have it makes you weak.
  12. When you see everything as yours how can you even feel jealous of others. If you are seeing someone singing beautifully, you desire to sing like them and feel jealous of them, but if you consider your own consciousness in him/her that is coming in the form of voice then you won’t feel jealous. Here duality disappears.
  13. When complications arise in your mind, you start to show off, then you lose naturalness. Drop all complications. That fulfillment itself is so beautiful which draws everything to you.
  14. From a “stone” to the “Brahman”, It is ME all over.
  15. The Virgin word for “Virgin Mary” means “nothing can touch you”, no event can touch you. Nothing can make you unhappy, you are purest of all. Thus Christ is born from it.
  16. I am giving you one more technique today. Tonight when you walk to bed, walk like an Enlighten. Act like an Enlighten. You will not worry for the things you have done nor for things u want to do. Finish. All journey is compete.

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Ashtavakra Gita.

janaka uvāca
kva bhūtāni kva deho vā kvendriyāi kva vā mana
kva śūnya kva ca nairāśya matsvarūpe nirajane

Janakas said: In my unblemished nature there are no elements, no body, no faculties no mind. There is no void and no despair.

kva śāstra kvātmavijñāna kva vā nirviaya mana
kva tpti kva vitṛṣṇātva gatadvandvasya me sadā

Where are the scriptures, where is knowledge of the Self, where is the mind not attached to sense-objects, where is contentment, and where is desirelessness for me, who is devoide of the sense of duality?

kva vidyā kva ca vāvidyā kvāha kveda mama kva vā
kva bandha kva ca vā moka svarūpasya kva rūpit

Where is Knowledge and where is ignorance; where is I, where is ‘this’, and where is ‘mine’; where is bondage and where is liberation? Where is an attribute to the nature of my self?

kva prārabdhāni karmāi jīvanmuktirapi kva vā
kva tad videhakaivalya nirviśeasya sarvadā

For him who is always free from individual characteristics there is no antecedent causal action, no liberation during life, and no fulfilment at death.

kva kartā kva ca vā bhoktā nikriya sphuraa kva vā
kvāparoka phala vā kva nisvabhāvasya me sadā

For me, free from individuality, there is no doer and no enjoyer, no cessation of action, no arising of thought, no immediate object, and no idea of results.

kva loka kva mumukurvā kva yogī jñānavān kva vā
kva baddha kva ca vā mukta svasvarūpe’hamadvaye

Where is the world and where is the aspirant for liberation; where is the contemplative man and where is the man of Knoweldge; where is the soul in bondage and where is the liberated soul for me who am non-dual by nature?

kva sṛṣṭi kva ca sahāra kva sādhya kva ca sādhanam
kva sādhaka kva siddhirvā svasvarūpe’hamadvaye

Where are creation and destruction; where is the end and where the means; where are seeker and success for me abiding in my non-dual nature?

kva pramātā pramāa vā kva prameya kva ca pramā
kva kicit kva na kicid vā sarvadā vimalasya me

Where is the knower, the means to knowledge, the object of knowledge, or knowledge itself; where is anything, and where is nothing for me who am every pure?

kva vikepa kva caikāgrya kva nirbodha kva mūhatā
kva hara kva viādo vā sarvadā nikriyasya me

Where  is distraction, where is concentration; where is knowledge, wwhere is delusion; where is joy and where is sorrow for  me who am ever actionless

kva caia vyavahāro vā kva ca sā paramārthatā
kva sukha kva ca vā dukha nirvimarśasya me sadā

Where is relativity, where is transcendence; where is happiness or misery for me who am ever beyond any discursive thought?

kva māyā kva ca sasāra kva prītirvirati kva vā
kva jīva kva ca tadbrahma sarvadā vimalasya me

For me who am forever pure there is no illusion, no samsara, no attachment or detechment, no living being and no God.

kva pravttirnirvttirvā kva mukti kva ca bandhanam
asthanirvibhāgasya svasthasya mama sarvadā

Where is activity, where is inactivity; where is liberation or bondage for me who is ever immutable and indivisible  and established in the Self.

kvopadeśa kva vā śāstra kva śiya kva ca vā guru
kva cāsti puruārtho vā nirupādhe śivasya me

Where are instruction and spiritual injunction, where is the disciple and where is the preceptor; where indeed is the object of life for me who is absolutely good and free from limitation.

kva cāsti kva ca vā nāsti kvāsti caika kva ca dvayam
bahunātra kimuktena kicinnottiṣṭhate mama

Where is existence, where is non-existence ; where is unity, where is duality? What need is there to say more? Nothing emanates from me.

Ashtavakra Gita.

|| Om Shanti Om Shanti Om Shanti ||

 

Ashtavakra Geeta
  1. World is like an amusement park.
  2. One day we went to lake side and we saw a bird weaving its nest in bulb shape. That bird usually catches firefly and stick them inside into its nest so that it can light up its nest during dark time and young ones can see. They were having two storied inside nest. Who taught these birds? Who engineered them? It’s amazing!
  3. Have you noticed monkeys? They never eat the skin of banana; they will peel it and eat the pulp. They are very curious to open up everything and they will only eat the thing they will like. It is amazing. The way dog behaves. The way snake behaves. The entire creation is amazing. You are in an amusement park. Just push one button of people and see what happens to them, fumes will come out of their ears, eyes and from everywhere. It’s all wonderful.
  4. When you are not wondering about it then you are caught up in phenomenon.
  5. Instead of getting amazed your question always puts you in sorrow. Every QUESTION can be turned into WONDER. World is an amusement park.
  6. What is िासना? It is Impressions/craving. Consider if you are used to drink coffee in the morning without which you might get headache is called िासना. िासना is limited attractions happening out of 5 senses, and not only just enjoying but it entangled into mind thinking about it all the time. Eating food one time is okay, but thinking 24 hours about food is िासना, same thing about Sex too.
  7. It sucks your potential into some small limitations, and leaves you empty afterwards. It is also called addictions. There is no end to Addictions.
  8. You have had an experience that by eating Ice-cream you had bliss, now; have the bliss without Ice-cream and you will notice you have become empty.
  9. When you go to bed don’t go like “somebody” or “I am something”. Go like a “glow of candle”, “a glow of light”, like “I am nothing”.
  10. Whatever you HATE you will become that. Drop all your hates now. A rat hates cat and it born as a cat. A cat hates dog and it born as a dog. This is a place to be in love and in joy. What is there in life, throw all your anger out. Just love. Just love. Just love. Live as though you are nobody. And you will see that bliss that comes out of it won’t be comparable to any other joy.
  11. The “Union of self” is 1000 times the “Joy of relationship/sex”.
  12. Janaka says, doing all these things has made me tired; now I am at rest. I have no interest in doing these things any more. I am not the doer.
  13. In a silence even thought is a weight.
  14. Don’t go on wasting your energy and time in talking, be in silence, thousand words cannot employ and glance a look from your eye and thus thousand looks cannot convey one silence.
  15. Weigh your words before you speak them out, they are pearls of your life, don’t throw them.
  16. You are meditating and somebody drops a plate or suddenly dog starts barking. It is enough to agitate you for another two days.
  17. Janaka says now even “craving for god” has disappeared from my mind. I am now at complete rest.
  18. A true devotee also never bothers whether “god comes or not”. He will say “Let thy will be then”. “I leave it up to you when you want to come do come, but I am ready, I have cleaned my home, I am set, I have made all preparations, you can come this very moment or you can come after thousand years, as per your wish”
  19. Janaka is now opening up petal by petal. He says: I am totally at rest; I am not even in search of enlightenment now.

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  1. Life begins when we step out of the mind.
  2. How do we step out of the small mind? Through SAMADHI we can step out of the small mind. Samadhi in the form of meditation, singing, dancing, intoxicated devotion and through 100% effort in any activity. All these are different flavors of Samadhi and all these flavors are present in our very nature.
  3. Do not think that ripple should not ever take place in mind, also do not think that enlighten body can never become sick. I tell you it is not true. Body also follows certain physical laws. Body can also be sick, there is a possibility of it.
  4. If the children are unhappy can parents be happy? Similarly when someone in group is not happy it affects the big mind to which we call Consciousness/God. This happens because all small minds of ours reside in ONE BIG MIND (or Consciousness/GOD).
  5. So the best form of worship is to be happy or to be grateful.
  6. In spite of your intention to be happy, if you are not happy then what can be the solution ? Ashtavakra says Instead of encouraging sadness; you dance, sing, meditate, dissolve.
  7. One day or other you will have to get back to HOME which is your abode. Thus cross the LIFE LIKE OCEAN through KNOWLEDGE OF BOAT and reach other side which is your real home, Ashtavakra says.
  8. Disturbance in mind is sum of total of anything in the world. When somebody is under pain if an enlighten person passes through or not passes through he can feel pain of all of them. He is more sensitive. When Jesus would pass through he would feel pain of each and everyone who would not be happy.
  9. Someone asked Buddha “You are enlighten then why do you sit and meditate, you have realized god, you know you are god, then what is need for you to sit and do chanting, singing ?” Buddha smiled and said “I am not doing, it is all happening”.
  10. When you are feeling wonderful and if you are going and ask person “What can i do for you?” will surely do well to others, but it might not do awesome for you. But the day when you feel horrible, hopeless and worst, that day you get out of your room and tell people “What can I do for you ?” that day you would have bring revolution inside you.
  11. The day when you feel bad do more service.
  12. Janaka says “knowing this that is how I am reposing in myself”.

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  1. God loves Fun. Nature loves to give you surprises.
  2. You grow much more by unpleasant surprise than pleasant one. Each surprise has big message in it for you to become stronger and go deep inside.
  3. You can draw inference from the past, but you should not judge the past. Be aware of your mistakes but don’t judge yourself thinking that mistake is mine.
  4. When someone else does a mistake and if you do a mistake what is difference you see? Wake up? When a mistake happens, do you see you are part of mistake? When you see yourself as a part of other’s mistake then you have really lived a life.
  5. When you accommodate other’s mistake as yours mistake; you take responsibility to rectify and correct them.
  6. If you don’t consider yourself as a part of other’s mistake then you become separate from them there itself blaming them. Then where is oneness?
  7. When we stop saying “He” and “Me” there comes more belongingness and you become one, then you take one step ahead to rectify what other person needs.
  8. All have good qualities within us, all are like beautiful flowers, when you keep all flowers together you make a nice bookey.
  9. If you consider the mistake as yours; GUILT comes to you and if you consider a mistake as others then ANGER comes to you.
  10. Whatever you want for others, it will happen to you. If you want others to suffer, you will suffer more.
  11. Ask for pardon, “If I have hurt you, pardon me”
  12. Mistakes are nobody’s neither mine nor him.
  13. There is a proverb in Hindi ” एक ही सादे सफ सादे, सफ सादे सफ जाए ” means “If you do one thing and achieve perfection then everything will come to you, but if you do everything at a time, everything will go away from you.”
  14. If you bring perfection in your love, in your service, in your being then everything will follow you, you may be knowing nothing on any topic but all knowledge will come to you. For Example: “You may know nothing about cooking but you may be able to make good recipes which would amaze experience cook too”.
  15. All these abilities in you are just subsidiaries. When source comes they just blossom up in you.
  16. Walk lightly on this planet; you are only here for a little while, wave to them all.

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  1. Three factors cause disturbances in mind:
    i) Discomfort in own mind
    ii) Discomfort of words we hear from others
    iii) Discomfort in body
    There is no 4th discomfort.
  2. Four pillars of body DHARMA – Body has its own demand we should fulfill it. If a body needs rest you should provide it. ARTHA – The means KAMA – The Desire MOKSHA – Relief from Desire.
  3. If there is no coordination between these 4 faculties then nature and desire are not coordinated.
  4. If there is no coordination between MEANS available – THE DESIRE and THE NATURE then sorrow comes.
  5. Body has to go through some experience; it is the nature of the body. One may be very healthy or one may be often remaining sick, but you should not think health is not alright, the more you put attention on sickness, and the more it grew. Wherever you put attention it enlivens that.
  6. If you put attention on negativity inside you, negativity grows.
  7. Knowing that there is disturbances in all above four faculties and disturbance everywhere, what shall I do? I should repose in myself. I should rest in myself.
  8. Turn back and look into your life, what all you have done. Have you done or it has all happened? Janaka says “it’s very clear in my life now that everything is happening. Whatever action I am supposes to do, time demands from me and I simply do it”.
  9. The mind which is not caught up in any concepts or ideas is hollow and empty. That mind can just act spontaneously from its very nature.
  10. Four principle of life: Wake up!
    i) Whatever you want to do, do it and be at rest. Decide I will do it and that’s it. Finish, your mind will be at rest.
    ii) Drop what you cannot do
    iii) What is required for you to do is put your 100%
    iv) What is not required of you to do you relax there.
  11. Janaka says “Many yogis and saints have told me to do this and do that engaging people in doing so many things. I have done all of them, now I have come away from all these doings. Now there is nothing that I want to achieve, there is nothing that I want to lose, and there is nothing that I don’t have and I must achieve. I must rest. I am at peace now”.
  12. All these Courses, Pranayamas, Yoga, Kriya, Meditations are just toys for you to play to fall in love with divine. Once you fall in love with divine, job is done.
  13. Many people come and ask “Guruji, why you don’t ask this person to do sadhana, why you don’t ask that person to meditate?” I say “I know who is where, doesn’t matter”.
  14. Krishna himself says in Gita there can be several ways of Sadhana:
    i) Do some practices or sadhana when you cannot surrender.
    ii) If you cannot do that, think whatever work you are doing you are doing for me, it’s mine work that you are doing.
    iii) All that is done with sense of service and 100% enthusiasm is again sadhana
    iv) Sing, Dance, Celebrate is again sadhana. There can be many ways to do sadhana and fall in love with divine.
  15. Some yogis recommend ACTION whereas some yogis recommend INACTION. But Janaka says “both these conditions to me are now just bound to body. I have now raised above all these things”.
  16. Janaka says “I am very much at rest if even I have nothing to do or I am very much at rest if time demands me to do much work, in short I am at rest in every situation”.

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  1. Answers cannot satisfy doubts. Hearing and seeing cannot eliminate doubt. Only PRANA can eliminate doubt. When PRANA in you low down, doubt arises.
  2. You know what is DOUBT? It is a state of mind. Doubt is not something other than state of mind. Such state of mind arises when we are not aware of life within us.
  3. What to do when you get doubt? More sadhana practices, kriya, pranayama. That is called “Shraddha/Faith”.
  4. There is no need to believe what you know, you have to believe what you don’t know is called “Shraddha / Faith”.
  5. When doubt arises in you FAST, MEDITATE, DO PRANAYAMA, PRAYERS. And see whether the doubt remains. It is shifting of your consciousness.
  6. Have you noticed this, the day you do Kriya, Pranayama – that day you become so alive from every cell of your body that no doubt in you occurs. You know why you feel so wonderful then? Because there is no toxins in your cells then.
  7. Are you sure you are here on this planet? Are you sure you are not dreaming? Are you sure earth is there beneath you? What is it that you are hanging on to? How long will this drama go on? How long will this play go on? What is happening? What is the origin of this mind? From where all these thoughts and grumbling arises? From where all your concepts arises? How do they arise? How your like and dislike for people arises? WE DON’T ASK THESE QUESTIONS TO OURSELVES!! WE DON’T RIDE ON THE HORSE OF THESE QUESTIONS WHICH ARE VERY SUCH BASIC BUT KEEP ASKING SILLY QUESTIONS.
  8. YOU GO ON ASKING SILLY QUESTIONS LIKE: Why ME? Why I am unhappy? Why so and so should say such words to me? Why so and so bad mouthing me? Why so and so is rude to me? Why so and so is nasty to me? Our doubts are also silly. Our questions are also insignificant.
  9. Spending our whole life in asking such questions does not takes you anywhere, it’s like sitting in merry-go round and keep asking yourself again and again to which there is no answer neither solution.
  10. Ashtavakra says Janaka “Like the waves on the surface of the water, when a wind has blown on the ocean of your consciousness, so many thoughts, ideas and ideologies arises, they are useless, let them come. Don’t worry”
  11. Just do this experiment: Go to your best friend and say YOU ARE HOPELESS PERSON or push a button in them, for a couple of nights they won’t sleep. A huge wave of thought will come into their mind and all your words will act to them as contrary.
  12. Do not blame others; it’s all in your mind. Your worries, feelings, thoughts in your all mind. You are totally responsible for all of them.
  13. Have you ever seen yourself as a LIFE and not as SOMEBODY? What is your relationship to yourself, throw everything out of yourself just for 5 seconds and ask to yourself: WHAT AM I? WHO AM I? WHAT DO I WANT?
  14. Have you experienced burning life in your very body? You are a lively consciousness, you are glowing light. Why you doubt this?
  15. When someone experience bliss, they doubt IS IT REAL? AM I NOT DREAMING? Authenticating that you are glowing consciousness is enlightment.
  16. ” विजियोबािा ” (Feverishness) takes you no where. Just do this experiment: “Sit with someone who is feverish for something and you will feel aversion”. This is secret.
  17. If any blessing has to be given, give a blessing of “Vijvarobhava”. BE DEVOID OF FEVERISHNESS. Say “If that has to come, it will come”.
  18. Patience comes when you are devoid of Feverishness. Let the feverishness in word let not catch on to you for any reason, it’s not worth it.
  19. Though your experience of silence is even for 2 seconds, 2 minutes or for 2 hours, believe in it. Though only for few moments, believe in yourself.

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Ashtavakra Gita.

|| Om Shanti Om Shanti Om Shanti ||

 

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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