Steady Wisdom: Day 71

Steady Wisdom: 108 Verses On Changing My Thinking

DAY 71

I am pure, unchanging consciousness, always at peace.  I am unborn, action-less and free of the ego.
-Ashtavakra Samhita 15:13

To say that action and the ego exist is to admit that they are objects known to me.  As consciousness itself I am the knower of objects but I myself am never an object.  Therefore, when the body and mind act, prompted by the desires of the ego, I remain pure, action-less and unchanged, like the sun remaining pure, action-less and unchanged despite illuminating the various activities of the world.  OM. 

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