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The Nisargadatta Gita by Pradeep Apte - Part 74

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The Nisargadatta Gita
Pradeep Apte 
74. You are even before you could say the words I am.
Witnessing happens to the state prior to your saying the words I am.

 The source, substratum or background has to be there before anything can appear on it.

You say I am, but you are before that, only because of this can you say I am.

Witnessing happens to that formless state which is prior to your being through
 the I am which has appeared on it.

That unborn state is ever present, it is neither the I am nor does it require the I am,
it is beyond needs or any sort of dependence.