Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj's discourses on the eternal. What these discourses are really about is Transcendence - "going beyond" - and Maharaj is a true Master at the Art of Transcendence. He pushes his listeners and devotees further and further back, into their I-am-ness; asking them to discover who they were 100 years before. Edited by Robert Powell.
Publishers: Motilal Banarsidass & Blue Dove Press
Ah! Now we shall come to the truth. Please understand as truth, that you are not an individual, a 'person'. The person, that on...
About Nisargadatta Maharaj
Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj was an Indian spiritual teacher and philosopher of Advaita (Nondualism), and a Guru, belonging to the Navnath Sampradaya. Sri Nisargadatta, with his direct and minimalistic explanation of non-dualism, is considered the most famous teacher of Advaita since Ramana Maharshi. In 1973, the publication of his most famous and widely-translated book, "I AM THAT", an English translation of his talks in Marathi by Maurice Frydman, brought him worldwide recognition and followers.
According to Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj, the purpose of spirituality is simply to know who you are. His discussions are not for academic scholars. He is a rebellious spirit, abrupt in his style of discussion, provocative, and immensely profound, cutting to the core and wasting little effort on inessentials. He talked about the 'direct way' of knowing the Final Reality, in which one becomes aware of one's original nature through mental discrimination, breaking the mind's false identification with the ego, knowing that "You are already That".