[Advaita-l] Yoga Vasishtha Sara - The Essence of the Yoga Vasishtha - CHAPTER V (THE DESTRUCTION OF LATENT IMPRESSIONS)

S Jayanarayanan sjayana at yahoo.com
Fri Dec 23 04:53:02 EST 2022

sreenivasa murthy narayana145 at yahoo.co.in wrote:
>  Dear Sri Jayanarayanan,Shloka 5 reads :
> 5. To one who is fond of enquiring (constantly)
> 'What is this vast universe?' and
> 'Who am I?' this world becomes quite unreal.
> I have a doubt : if this world becomes quite unrealwhat will happen to "I" who is asking the question" Who am I?" ? Will he also become unreal ?
> I request you to clarify my doubt.With respectful pranams,Sreenivasa Murthy
Ramana Bhagavan has clarified this in the book "Self-enquiry", #37:
"The reflection on the Self which is thus practised constantly
will destroy the mind, and thereafter will destroy itself like
the stick that is used to kindle the cinders burning a corpse. It
is this state that is called release."

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