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The Nisargadatta Gita by Pradeep Apte - Part 94

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The Nisargadatta Gita
Pradeep Apte 


 
 94. Who says ‘I was not’ and ‘I will not be’ like the present ‘I am’?
 It is the one who was, is, and will be forever.

  When you ponder on the question ‘What was I before I was born?’, you realize that ‘I was not’, or
  that ‘I was not as I am at present’.

Then, as you believe ‘you are’ at present, you also realize, seeing people dying everyday
   that ‘I would not be as I am at present’.

So there are three things: ‘I was not’, ‘I am’, and ‘I will not be’.

 Who knows this?

 It is the unchangeable Absolute, the Parabrahman, or the true Self who was, is, and will be forever.