Get Back Into The HEART Through The Brain

New Earth Heartbeat

This is a text from “The Collected Works of Ramana Maharshi” (p. 295)

Verses 6, 7 and 8 contain the core of this text which contains Ramana’s teaching in a nutshell.  In Verse 8 Ramana speaks of the years he spent as a youth from the age of sixteen until his mid-twenties in silence. During these ten years he was absorbed into the Self, which he terms the Heart. He then began to communicate to those who had been attracted to him as devotees of his experience. His “method” or “system” that he refers to in this verse is Atma Vichara or Self Inquiry. I intend to comment more on this text in the coming days.

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The Heart and the Brain

About these nine verses the Maharshi said, “When I was in Virupaksha Cave, Nayana came there once with a boy named Arunachala [N. S. Arunachalam Iyer]. He had studied…

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6 thoughts on “Get Back Into The HEART Through The Brain

    • “Just as the pictures in the film, which is placed inside the machine (the cinema projector) are expanded through the magnifying lens and move as very big pictures on the wall, (s)o the atom-like vasanas (latent tendencies) in the Heart are made gross by the lens of the brain, go out through the eyes, mouth and nose and so on (that is, through the five senses) and appear in space as wonderful pictures of many kinds…” ♥

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