Not through discourse…

  • “Not through discourse, not through the intellect, not even through the study of the scriptures can the Self (Atman) be realized. The Self reveals Himself… to the one who longs for the Self. Those who long for the Self with all their heart are chosen by the Self as His own.”

    ~ Mundaka Upanishad 3:2:3


About amartingarcia

General surgeon (retired). Studied Western philosophy at U of Toronto. Afterwards interest turned to advaita vedanta and non-duality for past 20 yrs, plus a long interlude in Sufism coinciding with that period. Now contributing in ’Advaita Vision’ with regular posts and discussions.
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3 Responses to Not through discourse…

  1. SEzzat says:

    The book of the Sufi is not black ink on white paper
    But it is an innocent heart like snow (Rumi) 🙂

  2. SEzzat says:

    Yes, my favourite is also the definition of a Sufi (by Shaikh Abul-Hasan Kharaqani):
    A Sufi is that which is not.

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