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Talks on spiritual topics, mostly related to the path of knowledge.

Talks on spiritual topics, mostly related to the path of knowledge.
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Talks on spiritual topics, mostly related to the path of knowledge.

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English

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Pointers from Nisargadatta Maharaj : Part-10

7/8/2019
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In this concluding part of the series, we see the problem of spiritual progress and get a detailed summary of all of his teachings. Nisargadatta's philosophy is seen as a distilled form of Advaita or Nondualism. He presents this timeless knowledge in as pure form as possible and in a very direct way.

Duration:01:01:05

Pointers from Nisargadatta Maharaj : Part-9

7/7/2019
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Is deep sleep my ultimate state, or my real nature? Is Nisargadatta a devotee or a gyani? What is suffering, who suffers? Why is it still there even after knowing what I essentially am?

Duration:00:32:32

Pointers from Nisargadatta Maharaj : Part-8

7/6/2019
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There is no perceiver and no perceived, but only perceiving. This immediately leads us to unity, oneness. This destroys the doer. Intellect is an obstruction when used to find the absolute. There can be no re-birth. Nisargadatta discusses all these matters.

Duration:00:42:20

Pointers from Nisargadatta Maharaj : Part-7

7/5/2019
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What is enlightenment? How to get it? Who gets enlightened? When does the seeking end? What are the implications of liberation? We know all these important answers as we proceed with the book.

Duration:00:33:25

Pointers from Nisargadatta Maharaj : Part-6

7/4/2019
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This life is a practical joke happening in no space and no time. How did I get so involved in it? Was I born in some place at some time in the past? Or is it that a perception appeared in illusory space and time, which I mistook as myself?

Duration:00:36:46

Pointers from Nisargadatta Maharaj : Part-5

7/3/2019
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Nisargadatta answers many interesting questions here, such as, the utility of spiritual knowledge in worldly life, origin of duality and illusory world, the root of ignorance, the meaning of awakening and how to achieve liberation instantly.

Duration:00:42:39

Pointers from Nisargadatta Maharaj : Part-4

6/30/2019
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What was I before I was born? Nisargadatta reached the absolute by enquiring about this seemingly strange question. Here we see his train of thoughts. Absolute is, and everything else is a concept. What meaning remains, then, of this life? What should an individual do, when he knows that there is no individual?

Duration:00:41:20

Pointers from Nisargadatta Maharaj : Part-3

6/29/2019
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What is whole seeing? What happens when we adopt a lifestyle which involves whole seeing every moment? Why is there a manifestation? Balsekar conveys the views of Nisargadatta on such questions.

Duration:00:44:17

Pointers from Nisargadatta Maharaj : Part-2

6/27/2019
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What is unmanifest and manifest? Where does the world come from? What is the difference between awareness and consciousness? How to be the awareness? Balsekar explains the answers to these questions as given by Nisargadatta.

Duration:00:43:42

Pointers from Nisargadatta Maharaj : Part-1

6/26/2019
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Reading the book - "Pointers from Nisargadatta Maharaj", with commentary and discussion. The author, Ramesh Balsekar, narrates the story of how the writing happened. We are introduced to the Absolute Awareness, consciousness and the illusion of the individual or I.

Duration:00:52:47

The Sunday Q&A #05

6/23/2019
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What is the intent behind the creation? What is the act of willing? What are the implications of determinism for astrology? Is the mind trying to find its source? If this world is a play, is it possible to manipulate it, and how to do that? Let us explore these questions and more.

Duration:01:31:38

The Sunday Q&A #04

6/17/2019
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Is the existence infinite? Can such questions be answered? What happens when you try to answer such questions? Let us introspect and find out.

Duration:00:53:28

Spirituality And Logic

6/16/2019
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Logic is about true and false. A powerful and well developed ability of logic is a must for any truth seeker. A spiritual seeker is seeking the truth, and therefore, it is a logical necessity that he must sharpen this tool of the mind. How to do that? Is this only an intellectual exercise? What is the utility of logic?

Duration:01:41:39

The Zen teaching of Bodhidharma : Part-5

6/14/2019
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In the final sermon, the Breakthrough sermon, Bodhidharma plainly states that the only way to gain enlightenment is to behold the mind. The true nature of all of us is awareness, and the only practice is to abide in awareness. The rituals etc. are metaphorical and are totally useless. Realization is here and now.

Duration:01:07:08

The Sunday Q&A #03

6/10/2019
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Why are there no individual minds? What are the, so called, demonic forces? How to protect ourselves from them? How to put spiritual knowledge into practice? What if I fail? Lets discuss these, and some more topics.

Duration:01:18:13

The Zen teaching of Bodhidharma : Part-4

6/6/2019
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In the Wakeup Sermon, Bodhidharma points at the need to go beyond mind. The words engage the mind and delusion follows. Not using the mind to know that which cannot be known via mind is Zen. When this is known, everything we do and every state of the mind is Zen.

Duration:01:12:40

The Sunday Q&A #02

6/2/2019
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How to bring the mind to higher layers? Can one stop it completely? Is it required? Why is this ordinary moment most spiritual? Will I become spiritual in future? What if Advaita is wrong? What should I believe?

Duration:01:11:12

The Zen teaching of Bodhidharma : Part-3

5/30/2019
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The doctrines are useless and so are hardships or devotion. Bodhidharma delivers only one message - that of instantaneous knowledge of one's true nature, nothing more. This mind is the Buddha mind. This mind is the movement. No motion, no mind, and since its essence is emptiness, it never really moves.

Duration:01:05:59

The Sunday Q&A #01

5/26/2019
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Is enlightenment instantaneous, or is it gradual? Which practice will lead to enlightenment? How to be the witness and remain as non-doer? Is there a supreme doer? What happens when I let go of doership and ownership? Lets discuss these questions.

Duration:01:24:15

The Zen teaching of Bodhidharma : Part-2

5/24/2019
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We start with Bloodstream sermon. Bodhidharma explains the mind and the self-nature. He puts it clearly that the mind itself is the self-nature and trying to find the self-nature beyond this mind is impossible. This mind is the Buddha. To realize this is Zen.

Duration:01:21:26