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Y ou can’t be heard, or smelled, or tasted; You can’t be seen, or sensed by touch. In It there is neither knowledge nor ignorance.

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For you, how can there be any distinction between the day and the night? The brief introduction with attendant English giya of the Avadhuta Gita by Ashokananda — is reproduced in Katz. How can I salute the Self [one’s true nature], which is indestructible, which is all bliss, which in Itself and by Itself pervades everything, and which is inseparable from Itself?

Why are you troubled, friend, since avarice, lust, attachment, are not you? Space-like Immortality-giving knowledge Absolute am I.

Neither gross nor subtle is my Self; It comes not, and It goes not; without a beginning and without an end; neither higher nor lower is It; that Truth Absolute, space-like, Immortality-giving knowledge am I.

Passages of the text are found avaduta numerous Hindu texts, such as acadhuta the widely translated Bhagavata Puranawhich is the most popular Purana, where verses 8. Self is not male or female, nor is It neuter; neither is It happiness nor suffering. It can neither be called static or dynamic.


Translation:Avadhuta Gita

How shall I say that non-duality is all this creation, or that, or that? T here’s no such thing as union or separation For me or for you. I have neither Guru nor initiation; I have no discipline, and no duty to perform. This version of the translation is not best. No duality can touch the conception of Reality, because It is all-pervasive. All forms, understand, are only temporary manifestations; The formless Essence eternally exists.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? In the One, there is neither separation nor avqdhuta Truly, there is nothing but Shiva alone. Who Reality is I do not know. On the destruction of a jar, the space in it unites with all space. There is no father, no mother, no kinsman, no son, no wife, no avadhuya, no prejudice, no doctrine. Know that the whole of the universe is unstained by its contents. You’re truly illimitable; you’.

Y ou are the ultimate Reality; have no doubt about this.

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All that can be said is that It is bliss absolute, and that bliss am I. Free also is It from knowledge, theoretical and practical, Self being all, my mind, do not cry. Neither am I a body, nor am I bodiless. Equally free from doubts fita suffering, one and eternal is the Self; thus the conception of “I” and “mine” do not apply to It. The modifications of primordial matter and of individualised consciousness are in the realm of cause and effect.

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The thinker and the thought do not even exist! How can I worship Him? Eternally free from the sufferings of the world, verily, space-like Immortality-giving knowledge am I.

There is no “you” nor “I”, no world, no Guru nor disciple. Do not hold the immature, the credulous, the foolish, the slow, the layman and the fallen to have nothing good in them. Absolute Reality alone is, as pure consciousness.


In the same way, my mind has merged in God; To me, there appears no duality. The illusory world is not my modification. In other words, the difference between what is Formless and what has Form disappears forever, and it is co-eternal with the vision of the Universe in Atman. He walks solitary as a rhinoceros; detached, solemn and peaceful. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. This is an exceptional and unconventional spiritual book.

Surely we do not give up a game although we have mastered it? Neither of these exists independently. The “I” is both the subject and the supreme object of meditation; How can you see two in That which is one? Consciousness absolute has no body. Self is dependent on nothing and is unlimited.

Oh my mind, why do you range in delusion like a ghost? In that state samadhi where one knows nothing at all, Avadhutw versified knowledge doesn’t giya exist. Having given up all activity of the mind, he is in his normal state of indescribable bliss. Dattatreya was a Shakta or a worshiper of the goddess, and probably a naked sage or an outcast. As in truth I am Nirvana, thoughts as to the reality and unreality of the world trouble me not at all. Neither that which is imagined, nor the imagination exist in you; know that cause and effect touch you not.

It is equated to Sunya void in Buddhism, envisioned as a kind of “unlocated paradise”, states Rigopoulos.