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Ashtavakra Gita verses 18:7 to 18:8

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18.7 “Seeing everything is imagination, knowing the Self as timelessly free, the sage lives as a child” 18.8 “Knowing himself as Absolute, knowing existence and non-existence to be imagination only, what is there for the desireless one to learn, say or do?” Employing conscious thought to choose meditation Then handing over the baton of awareness to intuition Intuition resting in the stream flowing Divine connection Rests allowing manifestation of ineffable blissful elation If the point we miss The learning is this Just be to become With Divine Love one In childlike innocence Without resistance (23-August-2019) ~~~ Verse 18.7 to 18.8 revisited on 12-January-2022 What is the underlying noumena Birthing all manifest phenomena Self-hypnosis in the hall of mirrors Fears and desires giving us shivers Being but illusions we did manifest Akin to a lucid dream playful jest At day’s end we slip into deep sleep Thoughts fade, bliss sinks in deep We awake each morn sans memory In stupor continuing our life journey Yet while awake if we opt for silence We reclaim divinity of our innocence Oh worthy lama, cessation the way Fearless, desireless, given to play In monk mode embrace and release Free flowing like the morning breeze Presence within but not of the world Sees with each breath, joy unfurled Mind-body that hitherto was subject Shifts into the void, thus an object Pristine awareness free from thought Devoid of thought, is not fear fraught That that remains our soul presence Blissful love and light luminescence

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