Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj Thoughts

Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj was an Avaduta who imparted lessons on the Self to those who desired to know That.

Let others help the world, build large Ashrams and take in disciples. To me, all these activities are vanity and illusion. Since I need nothing and am complete in myself, why should I trouble myself with trivial worldly gains and activities?

Do not attempt to suppress your desires, simply refrain from identifying with them – “I am not this desire.” The desire will, of itself, disappear.

The reality cannot be described, it can only be hinted by negation. After all else has been negated, the Real remains.

You are neither the mind nor the feelings. You cannot throw anger out, it must dissolve into you. Simply don’t act on anger or jealously. How can you be jealous when you are beyond everything?

You don’t have to make an effort to reach the Truth. It cannot be caught. It is what remains after all else has been negated.

Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj