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The Nisargadatta Gita by Pradeep Apte - Part 4

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The Nisargadatta Gita
Pradeep Apte
 

4. Only the I am is certain, its impersonal,
all knowledge stems from it, its the root,
hold on to it and let all else go.

Right from the day you came to know that you are to
this day you still know that you are. All add-ons
 have come and gone. They are transient but the
  fundamental I am has remained unchanged and is
 the only certainty.

This I am is impersonal, its common to everybody
and wordless, the moment you came to know that
  you are you did not know any words or language,
  which came later.

 Based on this non-verbal I am you could later on say
 verbally I am in whatever language you were taught.

From this tiny, minuscule I am further knowledge
grew in leaps and bounds to gigantic proportions.

So all knowledge stems from the I am, it is
absolutely fundamental, the base, the origin,
the root of everything. You have to hold on
to this I am and let everything else go.