Steady Wisdom: Day 92

Steady Wisdom: 108 Verses On Changing My Thinking

DAY 92

I am undifferentiated. For me there is no karma, no liberation-in-life and no liberation-in-death. 
-Ashtavakra Samhita 20:4

I am one alone and I have no internal divisions or differences.  In the absence of distinctions such as the agent of action (ego), the instrument of action (body) and the action itself, how can there be action (karma) at all?  Since action does not truly exist I cannot be bound by action or its results.  Because I am not bound, I do not need not be liberated, either here in this life or in death—not that life and death apply to me in the first place.  OM. 

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Steady Wisdom: Day 52

Steady Wisdom: 108 Verses On Changing My Thinking

DAY 52

I am neither the doer nor the enjoyer.  There is no karma for me, past or present.  I have no body nor is the body mine.  There is only me so what could be mine or not-mine?
-Avadhuta Gita 1:66

The doer and enjoyer is the ego, a thought in my mind that claims, “I am doing this” and “Now I am enjoying the results of my actions.”  Because the ego is a thought known to me, it cannot be me.  Because the ego comes and goes, it cannot be me.  The same applies to the body.  Because I am not the body that performs action, nor the ego that claims the results of action as its own, there is no karma for me, past or present.  OM. 

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Steady Wisdom: Day 11

Steady Wisdom: 108 Days of Changing My Thinking

DAY 11

I am not limited by the body, senses, or intellect. Good and bad karma do not affect me in the least. Old age and death, hunger and thirst, grief and delusion do not touch me. I am none other than pure consciousness, the ever-free.
– Sarva Vedanta Siddhanta Sara Sangraha V.841

I am pure consciousness. The body, senses and intellect are known to me so they cannot be me—nor can they limit me. Good and bad karma, old age and death pertain to the body—they do no pertain to me, pure consciousness. Hunger and thirst belong to the senses—they do not belong to me, pure consciousness. Grief and delusion affect the intellect—they do not affect me, pure consciousness. I am untouched by them all. I am ever-free. OM.

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