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The quotations from Maharaj being offered are excerpted from the book QUOTATIONS AND POINTERS dealing with NON-DUALITY, ADVAITA, NISARGA YOGA and more.

The quotations and pointers from Maharaj being offered are arranged by category and subject matter. The quotes offered today will deal with: 



Previously it was noted that Maharaj advised seekers to 

" . . . go back, reverse, to the source" 

and to

"follow the same path by which you came." 

Maharaj originally offered a seven-step “path to realization” which he later amended to a “path” with only four steps (saying, “You need not find who you are; it is enough to know who / what you are not” which happens at the third step and which allows one to shift into the fourth step “Child Ignorance” or “Child No-Knowing State” where not even one personal identification is believed in.)  

The intent of the "reverse path" is to allow persons to shift away from body and mind and personality identification. 

On the way “in,” there was a shift away from the Absolute State to a sixth state to a fifth state and into the fourth state (that “Child Ignorance” or “Child No-Knowing State” referenced above).

After entering into that state, a child will be exposed to concepts which result in the brain’s role being diluted and challenged via the formation of a “mind” whereby three areas of the brain will begin processing and storing different types of memories, concepts, notions, thoughts, dreams, perceptions, impressions, theories, etc. (a.k.a,, “beliefs”). Those three areas are the cerebellum, the hippocampus, and the amygdala.

In fact, those memories, concepts, notions, thoughts, dreams, perceptions, impressions, theories, etc. (a.k.a,, “beliefs”) make up the viral and germ and bacterial elements of the Ultimate Sickness which are implanted in those three mind areas of the brain as the seeds of learned ignorance.

Thus, the pure universal consciousness will be blocked or contaminated or made impure or sick as a result of the masses passing down to the child the learned ignorance which is spread via (to use Maharaj’s words, “ignorant and stupid and insane”) programming, conditioning, domestication, acculturation, brainwashing, and indoctrination.

Usually, once a child is well into being exposed to the Ultimate Sickness, the use of programming, conditioning etc. will expand so that in the third step the child will be taught religious and / or spiritual “knowledge” which results in religious and spiritual identities being assumed as actual (but false) identities - along with hundreds of other false identities as well.

That expansion in the number of assigned and assumed identities will lead the child (and later that child as an adult) into a state where so many false identities are assumed that the child / adult will join the masses in being totally removed from a state of potential awareness into a state of deep sleep even during the waking hours. 

It is in that state the rest of the relative existence will typically unfold as the masses move about like characters from “The Night of the Living Dead” because they are totally unconscious, unawake, and unaware.

(More accurately, in most cases, religious roles are set in place during the earliest years of each child's life; then those are unquestioningly clung to throughout adulthood. According to research, 97% of the persons on the planet are assigned a religious role early on. That false identity is augmented by, or replaced with, another false identity - namely, a spiritual role, which soon self-upgrades itself to the role of "The Spiritual Giant" - which, granted, must be played for a time by most on "the path."

However, that step must be transitioned if seekers are to complete the remainder of the "journey" to what Maharaj called "full realization" (i.e., to full freedom from a belief in any and all "learned ignorance"). Such is the requirement if the shift to total freedom from personality and persona-assumption and new-identity-adoption is to happen. 

For those who are willing to consider Maharaj's later teachings on the subject of spirituality, he offered during his "last years" a reassessment of the bhakti-influenced talks in the book I AM THAT and recommended to seekers that they stop reading those talks and listen instead to his later, psychology-based pointers:

"That book and whatever was expounded at that time was only relevant for that period. I am speaking differently today, emphasizing different aspects." 

What he offered later differed considerably from much of the content of his earlier talks, making clear that the pointers in I AM THAT will take you to the midpoint of "the path" but that his final talks point the way to the actual end of "the path." 

As his understanding evolved, his talks evolved; thus, in the end, he stopped talking about dogma and spirituality and offered pointers based in psychological understandings which focused on addressing what he came to see as the key elements of the Ultimate Sickness, namely, the programming-and-conditioning-blocked consciousness and the resultant warped mind. 

To look back over his sharings objectively, one can see that his preferred teaching method and his preferred yoga varied over the decades as his focus shifted from an assorted combination of guru-bhakti yoga to bhakti yoga to jnana yoga to nisarga yoga. 

In the end, the earlier shades of nisarga yoga began to blossom fully and singularly, and he became more direct and less concerned with bhakti yoga's religious and spiritual influences and more focused on inviting seekers to abide naturally rather than supernaturally / spiritually. 

His later pointers are likely only for those that are willing to consider what he meant when he said "I am speaking differently today" and are only for seekers that are interested in understanding those "different aspects" as he offered pointers that could free seekers who were fixated at the midpoint of the "journey" and allow them to move on to the end of "the path." 

The following quotes / pointers invited visitors to move beyond the third step of seven steps on his version of "the path"; to abandon all roles, including religious and / or spiritual roles; to complete the "journey" to what he called "full realization"; and then to abide naturally.] 

“From my angle, you are nothing. You have no identity.” 

Questioner: "The scriptures say that we have our karma and our sins and that is why we are here." 

Maharaj: "That is for the ignorant masses. One who has realized . . . , for him these stories are of no use." 

"Forget spirituality." 

Follow your "normal inclinations." 

"Just give up spirituality." 

"I do not follow the spirituality of the masses." 

"Whatever spiritual things you aspire to know are all happening in this objective world, in the illusion. All this is happening in the objective world. All is dishonesty. There is no truth in this fraud." 

"I am not addicted to self-descriptions [such as] 'soham' and [such as] 'brahmasmi'." 

[Note: "Soham" means, "I myself" or "It is I" or "He is I". "Brahmasmi" means, "I am Brahman" or "I am the Supreme" or "I am God" or "I am the Infinite Supreme Soul" or "I am part of the Brahman" - that being an implication of duality in itself.] 

"Subsequent to that 'I Am' and body-mind, and in the realm of the mind, there occurs what you call 'spiritual seeking', or 'spiritual knowledge'. This is nonsense." 

"I appeal to you with my folded hands: don't get into this spirituality."

"The sum total of my spirituality now is nothing. Even that word 'nothing' is not there, so there is no spirituality left." 

“When the birth is disproved, the great noble meaning of spirituality and the meaning of this world—everything—is disproved.” 

“If [persons] come face-to-face with that root, they will be stunned into silence.” 

"After the information given to you by the mother, that you are a boy or girl, all your further acquisitions are by hearsay." 

“From the Absolute no-knowing state, spontaneously, this consciousness ‘I am’ has appeared—there is no reason, no cause.” 

"There is no such thing as spirituality; whatever is, is only this worldly life, in the five-elemental play." 

"Those who have apperceived my knowledge will not fall prey to the logic or spirituality expounded by others." 

Q.: "I want to live a good life, a holy life. What am I to do?" 

M: "Go home; take charge of your father's business; look after your parents in their old age. Marry the girl who is waiting for you. Be loyal, be simple, be humble. Hide your virtue. Live silently." 

Q.: "So many saints and mystics lived and died. They did not change my world." 

M.: "How could they? Your world is not theirs, nor is theirs yours." 

"I got involved in spirituality, in the business of spirituality, [but] finally I lost that love of 'the Self' also. I have no more love for 'the Self'." 

"Do your normal duties."

"Just give up spirituality."

To the contrary, those spreading all sorts of duality-based beliefs will also be the ones encouraging persons to assume and play a host of false identities to include three in particular which they take to be "The Three Really Good Roles": "The Super Religious One" and "The Spiritual Giant" and "The Super Seeker."

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Here, with those who are still driven to talk about "god," the "Son of god," the "Holy Spirit," "Buddha," "Krishna," etc., etc., etc., the invitation to them is to view those as verbs, not nouns.


If looked at as nouns, they point to illusions and are, therefore, a total waste of time to even discuss; if looked at as verbs which are resulting in certain sane but rare behaviors among humanity, then they are worthy of some attention during the relative existence.

Meaning? There are members of certain groups who say things such as "My concept of god in the past was of a weak god, an absentee god, A Santa Claus-type god, a mean, punishing, vindictive god, etc. Today, I am in close contact with a loving and caring god whom I worship and praise and glorify and give thanks to."

The reply to that usually goes like this: "If you are in contact with a god that wants to be worshipped and praised and glorified, then you're dealing with someone like yourself - a narcissist - and hanging out with narcissists will never bring an end to your narcissism (that narcissism evidenced by the fact that you think you are "godly").

Next, in the phrase 'loving and caring god,' any supposed god that truly had her or his act together would tell you that the totally irrelevant part of that phrase is 'god' and that the only part that is relevant is the "loving and caring" part.

"That is, a non-narcissistic their god / their goddess would say, "I care not an iota about being worshipped and praised and glorified by you or anyone else. How arrogant and insecure and needy would I have to be to want that? Forget the man-made, dreamed up noun 'god' and focus on the 'god as a verb' understanding and then go forth and let loving and caring be verbs - not adjectives - and let them generate the act of love and the act of caring and let those actions manifest through you." 

Yeshu'a (Jesus) and Pope John Paul II and Pope Francis were spot on:

"No one shall ever see 'the kingdom of heaven.' It is within"

--Yeshu'a (Jesus)


"Heaven and earth shall fade away."

--Yeshu'a (Jesus)


"Heaven and hell are not geographic places

but are states of mind, nothing more than

concepts dreamed up by men."

--Pope John Paul II 

"There is no hell."

--Pope Francis, the current pope

in an interview with journalist Eugenio Scalfari,

a writer used by the Pope to issue off the record

teachings which become a part of the Papal Magisterium.

[That said, would that the popes who have shown the courage to reject a core concept of their dogma - namely, "hell" - would find the additional courage required to question the very existence of their institution in light of the centuries-long cover-up of their history of raping children and in light of the mental and emotional and psychological scarring of billions of their members past and present.

And that need for courage also applies as questions need to be asked about why so many other sky cults are still being supported and allowed to continue to exist as well. When certain types of programming and conditioning have been shown to blind the masses, they should end. Will they? Not likely. Why?

Because what the masses think and say and do is most influenced by the international crime families which hold sway over the masses as criminals conduct their planet-wide operations. What are the major international crime families and which are the most influential and have the largest memberships?

The Mafia / La Cosa Nostra; the Catholic Church (with it 1.2 billion followers) whose Vatican Bank worked for decades with the Mafia while laundering mob earnings (for a 15% all-profit charge by the Bank); Protestant and Evangelical Churches (with over 1.2 billion followers) like the one I was raised in where the youth director molested and sexually assaulted young girls; big business which has long created environments in which people have been abused; powerful political bodies like the U.S. Congress, etc., etc., etc.)

With all of those crime families, neither the followers nor the leadership ever voluntarily step down or shut down their criminal activities. Be they gangs, organized crime families, religions, big business, politicians, etc., they all want control and they all want power and they all want money, and nothing internal will interfere with the driving forces at play.

The masses must demand that all those in charge must step down and their groups and institutions must shut down, and there's the real problem because the continuation of their crimes are enabled not as much by the people running such crime organizations as they are enabled by the masses of people who - wanting some perceived "payoff" - remain involved with them and give them money and support them and aid and abet the continued existence of those criminal enterprises and thus facilitate the ability of church criminals and political criminals and other types of criminals to continue to commit their crimes.] 


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