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The Nisargadatta Gita by Pradeep Apte - Part 80

read by James Traverse

The Nisargadatta Gita
Pradeep Apte 

 80. You are neither the ‘I am’ nor the activities carried out by the beingness -
 you as the Absolute are none of these.

  This mirage ‘I am’ has to be understood along with all the tangle of activities that it gets
 itself caught up in.

This illusory ‘I am’ or ‘beingness’ is the very root of everything, every activity you engage in,
  every action that you perform has the ‘I am’ as its basis.

  Can you recollect any activity prior to the appearance of ‘I am’?


  So what does this suggest?

It clearly shows that you stand apart from the ‘I am’ as the Absolute.

  The ‘I am’ has only appeared on you and you have nothing to do with it or its activities.