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17081Nisargadatta Maharaj on Meditation

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  • medit8ionsociety
    Apr 4, 2010
      Question: All teachers advise to meditate.
      What is the purpose of meditation?

      Maharaj: We know the outer world of sensations
      and actions. But of our inner world of thoughts
      and feelings we know very little. The primary
      purpose of meditation is to become conscious
      of, and familiar with, our inner life. The ultimate
      purpose is to reach the source of life and
      consciousness. Incidentally, practice of meditation
      affects deeply our character. We are slaves to
      what we do not know. Whatever vice or weakness
      in ourselves we discover and understand its causes
      and its workings, we overcome it by the very knowing;
      the unconscious dissolves when brought into the
      conscious. The dissolution of the unconscious
      release energy; the mind feels adequate and become
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