Ego Returning... (was Re: Ramana's technique)

Greg Goode 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
     Self, undisturbed."

                AG 3.10


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