goode at DPW.COM
Wed Apr 22 12:06:00 CDT 1998
At 10:23 AM 4/22/98 -0400, Chandran, Nanda (NBC) wrote:
>"How can the knower itself be known?". So does it mean "I" can't know
>"I", but "I" should try concentrating on knowing what's not the "I"?
>Easier said than done! At present, I'm not even able to distinguish my
>body from my "I"! :-)
Not even intellectually?
How about this technique: If you are aware of your body, then YOU -- that
is, what is aware of the body -- cannot be the body. This also goes for
the mind, intellect, or any other object of consciousness. For all X, if X
arises in consciousness, then you cannot be X. Why not? Simply because
you are aware of X, so you're different from X. What is then left? Pure
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