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The Nisargadatta Gita by Pradeep Apte - Part 41

read by James Traverse

The Nisargadatta Gita
Pradeep Apte
 41. On your true state has arisen this subtle principle I am,
 which is the cause of all mischief. No I am, no question of mischief.

  This subtle principle I am, which is subtler than the mind,
  has appeared on your True state.

 After it appeared it remained in a pure state for some time and
 then began the piling up of words, language and concepts.

 The I am was now verbal and identified itself with body,
  you became so-and-so living in this world as a person.

Your mind developed and became a workshop of mischief,
but the root cause was the I am.

  Now you have come back to that I am, the primary mischief-monger,
   you meditate on it and realize its falseness and it disappears.

 You have now transcended the I am so where is the question of any mischief?