43. The root habit is the ‘I am’ and
it has arisen from the domain
of the five elements and three
qualities which are unreal.
The ‘I am’ is the essence of the
five elements and three qualities
that make up
the body and mind and all these
Why are they unreal?
Because they are interdependent,
constantly changing and the real
is not dependent
and never changes.
essential knowledge ‘I am’ has
become a root habit with you and
into believing that you are a
person with a body born in this
world who will die one day.
root habit has got so deeply
ingrained into you that it is very
difficult to disbelieve it.