Sunday, April 3, 2016
To move forward/backward through the talk, slide the gray bar that appears once audio is playing.
Over time, the jnana yogi systematically sets aside the mirror that reflects everyday reality onto his or her consciousness. In its place, a jnani focuses on scriptural truths, such as: Sarvam Khalvidam Brahma, meaning All this is verily Brahman (Chandogya Upanisad, 3.14.1), and Tat tvam asi — That thou art. (Chandogya Upanisad, 6.8.7).
That is a demanding transformation. Teachers of the jnana path offer their students this technique — shravana, manana and nididhyasana (listening or reading; contemplation and assimilation; and meditation). In this talk, we explore and discuss how jnanis use this method to achieve Self-realization.