A wonderful clear description

Here is a wonderful clear description of the Self from Brihadaranyaka Upanishad: “As for water the one centre is the ocean, as for touch the one centre is the skin, as for smell the one centre is the nose, as for taste to one centre is the tongue, as for form the one centre is the eyes, as for sound the one centre is the ears, as for thought the one centre is the mind, as for divine wisdom the one centre is the heart – so for all beings the one centre is the Self.

As a lump of salt when thrown into water melts away and the lump cannot be taken out, but wherever we taste the water it is salty, even so, O Maitreya, the individual self, dissolved, is the Eternal – pure consciousness, infinite and transcendent…Where there is consciousness of the Self, individuality is no more.”

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