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On the destruction of ignorance Atman is realised. Avidya which is indescribable and beginningless is the Causal Body. Swami Chinmayananda’s discourse on the Atmabodha takes the listener on a speedy flight across the infinite sky of Vedanta on wings of relentless logic and humourous analogies from everyday life, only to leave the chnmayananda hankering for more. Details Atmabodha presents the knowledge of the Self through a unique combination of the piercing logic of Vedanta and poignant poetic similes.
In its identification with the five-sheaths the Immaculate Atman appears to have borrowed their qualities upon Itself; as in the case of a crystal which appears to gather unto itself colour of chinmayannanda vicinity blue cloth, etc.
They are not perceived in deep sleep when the mind ceases to exist. Meditation, contemplation, mantra and prayer finally converge into a unified force directed towards the final stage, piercing the pearl of wisdom called bindu, leading to the Absolute.
All actions are possible because of Brahman: Knowledge does verily destroy ignorance as light destroys deep swani. The ego-centric individuality in swa,i regains fearlessness by realising that It is not a Jiva but is Itself the Supreme Soul. The author, Adi Sankaracharya punctuates each of the sixty-eight verses with an example, initiating beginners and aiding advanced seekers in contemplation.
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Pervading the entire universe outwardly and inwardly the Supreme Brahman shines of Itself like the fire that permeates a red-hot iron-ball and glows by itself.
Just as the fire is the direct cause for cooking, so without Knowledge chnmayananda emancipation can be had. Therefore they belong to the mind alone and not chlnmayananda the Atman.
He becomes the Self. Just as the person who regards a rope as a snake is overcome by fear, so also one considering oneself as the ego Jiva is overcome by fear. A great orator, writer, leader, patriot and spiritual giant, Swami Chinmayananda, pioneered the art of conveying sublime knowledge intricately wrapped in Sanskrit through the medium of English Discourses and Commentaries. Like the space I fill all things within and without.
The moon appears to be running when the clouds move in the sky. All that is perceived, or heard, is Brahman and nothing else. Just as luminosity is the nature of the Sun, coolness of water and heat of fire, so too the nature of the Atman is Eternity, Purity, Reality, Consciousness and Bliss. He who has realised the Supreme, discards all his identification with the objects of names and forms. This Self-Realization comes through Yoga meditation of the Yoga Sutras, the contemplative insight of Advaita Vedanta, and the intense devotion of Samaya Sri Vidya Tantra, the three of which complement one another like fingers on a hand.
There exists nothing that is not Brahman. Compared with all other forms of discipline Knowledge of the Self is the one direct means for chinmayanwnda.
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He who renouncing all activities, who is free of all the limitations of time, space and direction, worships his own Atman which is present everywhere, which is the destroyer of heat and cold, which is Bliss-Eternal and stainless, becomes All-knowing and All-pervading and attains thereafter Immortality.
Like bubbles in the water, the worlds rise, exist and dissolve in the Supreme Self, which is the material cause and the prop of everything. The tremblings that belong to the waters are attributed through ignorance to the reflected moon dancing on it: I have nothing to do with the sense objects such as sound and taste, for I am without the sense-organs.
That by the light of which the luminous, orbs like the Sun and the Moon are illuminated, but which is not illumined by their light, realise that to be Brahman.
Atma Bodha (1987), Swami Chinmayananda
Brahman is other than this, the universe. Action cannot destroy ignorance, for it is not in conflict with or opposed to ignorance. Realise That to be Brahman, the attainment of which leaves nothing more to be attained, the blessedness of which leaves no other blessing to be desired and the knowledge of which leaves nothing more to be known. When this the lower and the higher aspects of the Self are well churned together, the fire of knowledge is born from it, which in its mighty conflagration shall burn down all the fuel of ignorance in us.
Atma Bodha Swami Chinmayananda
The Atman does not shine in everything although He is All-pervading. All objects are pervaded by Brahman. I am composing the ATMA-BODHA, this treatise of the Knowledge of the Self, for those who have purified themselves by austerities and are peaceful in heart and calm, who are free from cravings and are desirous of liberation. After crossing the ocean of delusion and killing the monsters of likes and dislikes, the Yogi who is united with peace dwells in the glory of his own realised Self — as an Atmaram.
Depending upon the energy of vitality of Consciousness Atma Chaitanya the body, senses, mind and intellect engage themselves in their respective activities, just as men work depending upon the light of the Sun.
The self-abiding Jivan Mukta, relinquishing all his attachments to the illusory external happiness and satisfied with the bliss derived from the Atman, shines inwardly like a lamp placed inside a jar.
Attachment, desire, pleasure, pain, etc. Yet, because of ignorance it is not realised. Realise that to be Brahman which is Existence-Knowledge-Bliss-Absolute, which is Non-dual, Infinite, Eternal and One and which fills all the quarters — above and below and all that exists between.
The Soul appears to be finite because of ignorance. These material-objects by themselves cannot illumine themselves because they are inert. Sitting in a solitary place, freeing the mind from desires and controlling the senses, meditate with unswerving attention on the Atman which is One without-a-second. Nothing whatever exists other than the Atman: I am other than the body and so I am free from changes such as birth, wrinkling, senility, death, etc.
The Divine Consciousness of the Self rises when the right knowledge has already killed the darkness in the bosom. Realise that to be Brahman which, when seen, leaves nothing more to be seen, which having become one is not born again in this world and which, when knowing leaves nothing else to be known. The Lord of the early dawn Aruna himself has already looted away the thick darkness, when soon the sun rises.
Though he lives in the conditionings Upadhishe, the contemplative one, remains ever unconcerned with anything or he may move about like the wind, perfectly unattached.