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Ramana Maharshi Shows God

Once a person approached Bhagavan Ramana Maharshi and said, “O, Bhagavan, can you show me God?” Ramana Maharshi replied, “I can show you, but I do not know whether you will see Him.” 
The man felt insulted and said, “If you can show Him to me, why can I not see Him? I have eyes.”
The man insisted, “No, you show me and I will see.” So Ramana Maharishi sat in front of him. 
Then just raised one finger and started moving it from one side to another. Five, ten, fifteen minutes went by. The man was still expecting some vision of God to appear. Finally, the man asked, ‘I thought you were going to show me God. Where is He?”
Ramana Maharshi said, “I told you I can show you God, but you may not be able to see Him.”
The man said, “But you have not shown me anything.”
“For twenty minutes I have been showing you God,” Ramana Maharshi said.
“How can that be?” asked the confused man.
Then Bhagavan raised his finger and asked “What is this?”
“A finger.”
“But what is it doing?”
“It is moving back an…