Ego Returning... (was Re: Ramana's technique)
goode at DPW.COM
Fri Oct 24 09:30:02 CDT 1997
At 03:28 PM 10/23/97 -0800, Allan Curry wrote:
>I remember reading recently in the Bhagavad Gita that
>desire and aversion were also objects (the "field") and
>not really part of the subject (the knower of the field).
>If the ego and desire/aversion are both objects then
>they have no more to do with me than this computer
>screen and I would already be free of them, is that right?
Just last night I was thinking of another way to think
about the unimportance of the ego. The arising of the Greg
Goode ego is no more a part of who I really am than the
arising of someone ELSE'S ego. Greg's body/mind/ego has
no more to do with Greg's real *I* than the man-in-the-street's
Then, lo and behold, this morning I was reading the
ASHTAVAKRA GITA, Chapter III, and I see this very apropriate
"The Mahatma regards the actions of his body
as not different from those of another body.
Whether praised or blamed, he abides in the
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