Jean Dunn. – Jean Dunn lived in India a number of years before she met Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj. During those years she lived at Tiruvannamalai. By Jean Dunn. The teachings of Nisargadatta Maharaj have been published in several books using the original question-and-answer format in. Nisargadatta was on my list for an Interview here in Bombay, but everyone has Upstairs there is the same small gathering, but now Jean Dunn is present.
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Moods passed over him like summer breeze, barely touching him. Can you say something about the positive side? Up until his illness, it was by questions and answers. He then gave me his blessings, and it just developed into the books.
It was simply what he was. At the time Maharaj returned to Bombay, was that what we would call a period of sadhana or spiritual practice?
The Way of Nisargadatta Maharaj – Jean Dunn
Then jewn lives change. You can take it that Sat-Chit-Ananda is the limit which your mind can describe of that state which cannot be described. I am begining to think it is probably far better to be shouted at by an enlightened person than to be ignored by him.
Yes, particularly in European nisafgadatta Western countries. It took me only three years to realize my true nature. Are you living in India on a permanent basis? How did you first hear about him?
Why does Maharaj know this and we do not? I have met many such persons in India.
This website contains hundreds of pages of information for people who want to become enlightened. There was a time when devotion to a God was prevalent; now people want Truth and the search is with the intellect. Did Maharaj recognize a formal Guru-disciple relationship? I put off the trip twice. Let this life live itself and understand you are not this. He was still able to see people as his spirit was indomitable until the end.
He gave me a mantra and initiation. Until you meet your Guru or become one with the Guru within, the understanding is mostly intellectual. After the death of his father, he nisargacatta to Bombay inand in married Sumatibai, who bore him a son and three daughters. I felt there was no need to see anyone else since the Maharshi was my teacher.
The Way of Nisargadatta Maharaj – Jean Dunn – Sat Sangha Salon
He was in his thirties. The closer you come to this, the more detached you become from the world; that will happen naturally. This was where Maharaj lived.
Are you living in India on a permanent basis? There are no words for it; everything is taken care of automatically. Did Maharaj encourage you to record his conversations, or did he have any direct participation in their subsequent publication?
Do you find that this understanding may be missing on the part of the reader? To gather knowledge from scriptures. There was a time when devotion to a God was prevalent; now people want Truth and the search is with the intellect.
Do you remember a previous body? The bidi 1 shop at the corner belongs to him: These talks, coming during the last days of his life, were the culmination of the rarest teachings he had to give us; they were the summit of the heights of his wisdom. The final talks of Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj. In the year Consciousness is continually renewing itself.
He returned to Bombay, but all the shops had gone except this one.
We talk late into the early hours about the life of the spirit; he wants to hear about my travels, about the guru s I have met, about my own guru. There is no need for effort, only understanding. Holybooks – Download books of Nisargadatta Maharaj free. It was awe-inspiring simply to watch him.
Stick to your Consciousness; remain in that, and all the burden of your concepts will drop off. This book contains transcripts of conversations that Sri Nisargadatta held with visitors about a year before his death, when he was 83 years old and sick with cancer.
At the time Maharaj returned to Bombay, was that what we would call a period of sadhana or spiritual practice?
Jean Dunn had the rare opportunity of being close to the contemporary sage, Nisargadatta Maharaj. I think he meant one must have been on a spiritual path and have studied the various teachings. I would arrive before it started and help clean up the room from the day before.
I went to get a reservation back home; none was available, so as something inside knew this was true, I went back.
She would mostly talk about problems she was having, which was disconcerting as I wanted to talk about mine.