WAKING, DREAMING, DEEP SLEEP AND THE ABSOLUTE - PART 18


Disciple: If these three states are not of the Self, of whom else can they be? 


Master: They can be only of the ego which assumes them whereas the Self is unconcerned. Affecting the waking state, the ego in the guise of visva enjoys the gross sense experiences; similarly in dream as taijasa he enjoys the subtle experiences; and in deep sleep as prajna he experiences ignorance. Therefore the ego must be the experiencer in these states and not the witnessing Self.


 –        ADVAITA BODHA DEEPIKA


Remember, to know Yourself, return to the silence before words.

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