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Amrutanubhav Quotes And Teachings - Collection of Teachings From Amrutanubhav of Dnyaneshwar

Amrutanubhav is a composition by the Marathi saint and poet Dnyaneshwar 
Maharaj during the 13th century. This is a collection of quotes and teachings from Amrutanubhav.

By looking in a mirror, one perceives his own identity;
But that identity was already there.

Collection of Teachings From Amrutanubhav of Dnyaneshwar

In the same way, relative knowledge gives the understanding
Of the identity of the world and the Self -
But it is like using a knife
To cut another knife.

Fire, in the process of annihilating camphor,
Annihilates itself as well;
This is exactly what happens to knowledge
In the process of destroying ignorance.

The cresting of a wave is but its fall;
The flash of a bolt of lightning
Is but its fading.

Likewise, knowledge,
Drinking up the water of ignorance,
Grows so large
That it completely annihilates itself.

This absolute Knowledge is like
The intrinsic fullness of the moon,
Which is unaffected
By its apparent waxing and waning.
Saint Jnaneshwar

(Source: Jnaneshwar: The Life and Works of the Celebrated Thirteenth Century Indian Mystic-Poet by Swami Abhayananda.)

A man returns to himself
When he awakens from sleep;
Likewise, I have perceived the God and Goddess
By waking from my ego.

When salt dissolves,
It becomes one with the ocean;
When my ego dissolved,
I became one with Shiva and Shakti
Jnaneshvar in Amritanubhav

(Source: Jnaneshwar: The Life and Works of the Celebrated Thirteenth Century Indian Mystic-Poet, by S. Abhayananda)