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Be As You Are

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 11, 2001

    Who am I?

    Best summarized by the following two quotes : 'There is no I in a team' and 'No one can step into the same river twice'. Transforms your views if you can put up with a little bit of Hindu terminology and read the book from last to first chapter. If you can understand the first chapter then there is no need to read further.

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  • Posted August 16, 2012

    This book does an amazing job of summarizing Sri Ramana Maharshi

    This book does an amazing job of summarizing Sri Ramana Maharshi's
    expression of Self Enquiry and the path to self realization. Very
    simple and straightforward, the book details the path of Self Enquiry
    "straight from the horse's mouth" and is very clear. I found
    some of the Hindu terminology challenging to navigate, but the glossary
    at the end was helpful. I had previously heard of Maharshi through the
    teachings of Ram Dass, however this book cleared much up for me, most
    significantly that the concept of neti-neti is not really at the heart
    of Maharshi's teaching. This was confusing for me prior to reading this
    book. Maharshi specifically discusses the mis-allocation of neti-neti
    to his teaching on Self Enquiry and dispels it as an essential path
    leading to Self Realization. This book is easy to read and very
    practical in application, I highly recommend this book for those seeking
    enlightenment through a very simple path devoid of all ceremonial
    conceptions of enlightmentment or self realization.

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    Posted November 16, 2009

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