A net of jewels

The very first step in understanding is in giving up the false concept of ‘I’ as a separate entity. It is also the last step.

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The existence of ego is purely conceptual. When a person sleeps, consciousness is absent, but he is not dead. We are neither the warm body that is alive nor the cold body that is dead. We are the birthless and deathless vital current of Consciousness itself.

Ramesh Balsekar