Annamalai Swami – Final Talks [Edited by David Godman] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. These are dialogues that took place between. Final Talks. Edited by David Godman. Our rating 5 out of 5. Paperback. pages. Published by Annamalai Swami Ashram. Dialogs with Annamalai Swami, a Self-realized expert on Self-enquiry The final section of the book contains transcripts of conversations that.

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Rest quietly in the feeling of “I am”, which is consciousness, and cultivate the attitude that all thoughts, all perceptions are “not me”. If you think and meditate “I am the Self”, it will do you a lot of more good than thinking, “I am the “little self”.

Annamalai Swami: Final Talks

Be who you are. Be aware of the consciousness that is the origin of all your thoughts. If you see the rope as a snake, the real nature of the rope is hidden from you. Though he had had virtually no formal education, his deep experience of the subject matter enabled him to communicate it with rare authority. A lamp that is lit may blow out if the wind is strong. Buy in bulk and save. Your existence is not wiped out each time the mind ceases to function.

This life is all a dream, a dream within a dream within a dream. If mental activity is necessary while one is in sattva guna it takes place. Madhava Swami and I gave him the usual oil bath and massage.


It is only when we identify ourselves with and limit ourselves tzlks the body and the mind that this false self is born. We think this is swmi wonderful book, one of the best about Sri Ramana, and we recommend it very highly. By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month.

When you have that clear and correct perception that the snake never at any time existed, the question of how to kill the snake disappears. Bhagavan told him to lead a quiet, reclusive life, and to meditate continuously on the Self. You say that everything is the Self, even maya. Vasanas arise, catch your attention, and pull you outwards towards the world rather than inwards towards the Self.

The book will be posted from India. Other methods may be good in their own right, but they are not good as preparations for self-enquiry. You can go to the top of Arunachala, but if you are not alert, if you are not paying attention, you may slip and end up at Easanya Math [a Hindu institution at the base of the hill].

You are not separate from the Self. In fact I can think of only two or maybe three others, and one of them was also written by Annamalai Swami. If sattva guna predominates one experiences peace, bliss, clarity and an absence of wandering thoughts. It is not a real snake that has disappeared.

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But if this is not possible, these practices can definitely help one. If the meditation is not continuous enough, the qnnamalai part of the mind becomes predominant. Final Talks By Annamalai Swami and David Godman This small book is one of a half dozen that we recommend most strongly to people who want to practice Self-enquiry in order to realize.


Treat the contents tals your mind in the same way. As soon as I recovered normal consciousness I knew that my working life at Sri Ramanasramam had come to an end. Your real nature is like the sky, like space. If I could experience, even for a moment, what it is like to to be without the mind, the conviction would automatically come. Mind is only a collection of thoughts and the thinker who thinks them. They represent the essence of his experience and his lifelong devotion to his Guru and his teachings.

Annamalai Swami with Lakshmi swzmi Arunachala. But I am very accustomed to feel “I am this “little self””. I have never, ever, received such beautifully and carefully packed items finxl India in all my years of ordering.

I know that I have to continue with self-enquiry. And rest assured that I will soon order more books. Swzmi function in much the same the way.