Sri Nisargadatta on meditation
- At the end of your meditation all is known directly, no proofs
whatsoever are required. Just as every drop of the ocean carries the
taste of the ocean, so does every moment carry the taste of eternity.
Definitions and descriptions have their place as useful incentives for
further search, but you must go beyond them into what is undefinable
and indescribable, except in negative terms.
After all, even universality and eternity are mere concepts, the
opposites of being place and time-bound. Reality is not a concept, nor
the manifestation of a concept. It has nothing to do with concepts.
Concern yourself with your mind, remove its distortions and
impurities. Once you had the taste of your own self, you will find it
everywhere and at all times. Therefore, it is so important that you
should come to it. Once you know it, you will never lose it.
But you must give yourself the opportunity through intensive, even