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THE RIBHU GITA

RIBHU GITA | CHAPTER 16 | SELECTIONS

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RIBHU GITA | CHAPTER 16 | SELECTIONS

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RIBHU GITA | CHAPTER 16 | VERSE 18

Mind , indeed , is of the nature of Consciousness .
Mind it is that makes the mind what it is .

Consciousness alone is of the nature of the Supreme .
Consciousness alone is the Supreme Abode .


RIBHU GITA | CHAPTER 16 | VERSE 21

I am the Illuminated Self .
I am , indeed , BRAHMAN alone .
I am Everlasting . There is no doubt of this .
I am ever Knowledge-Loving .


RIBHU GITA | CHAPTER 16 | VERSE 22

I , indeed , am ;
I , indeed , am The One .

I am totally the Immortal ;
I alone am the Self-Determined .
I alone am the Approver .


RIBHU GITA | CHAPTER 16 | VERSE 24

Ego there is none for Me .

No sorrow and no faults exist for Me .
No happiness exists for Me .

No knowledge exists for Me ,
No thinking for Me ,
No body for Me ,
No senses for Me .


RIBHU GITA | CHAPTER 16 | VERSE 25

Lineage there is none for Me .
There are no eyes for Me ,

No role for Me ,

Nothing of the least or trivial for Me .
Japa there is none for Me . No mantra ,
No world , no friend exists for Me .


RIBHU GITA | CHAPTER 16 | VERSE 26

Relatives there are none for Me .
No enemies exist for Me .
No parents exist for Me .


RIBHU GITA | CHAPTER 16 | VERSE 27

Social class there is none for Me .
No community , no study of texts
are there for Me — never for Me .

Exterior there is none for Me .
No knowledge is there for Me .
No place or peer exists for Me .


RIBHU GITA | CHAPTER 16 | VERSE 28

Philosophy there is none for Me .
No world exists for Me .
No peace is there for Me .

No line of descent exists for Me .
Anger there is none for Me ;
Nor is there desire for Me .

I am only of BRAHMAN alone .


RIBHU GITA | CHAPTER 16 | VERSE 30

Delusion there is none for Me .
No desire exists for Me .
No friendship is there for Me .

There are no qualities for Me ,
No coverings , No veils for Me ,

No childhood for Me ,
No youth for Me ,
No senility for Me .


RIBHU GITA | CHAPTER 16 | VERSE 31

As all are of the nature of BRAHMAN ,
It is certain that BRAHMAN is One .

There is nothing higher than BRAHMAN .
There is nothing apart for BRAHMAN .


RIBHU GITA | CHAPTER 16 | VERSE 32

There is nothing as " this " apart from BRAHMAN .
Verily , there is nothing as " this " apart from BRAHMAN .

There never is anything apart from BRAHMAN .
I am , indeed , The Self . There is no doubt of this .


RIBHU GITA | CHAPTER 16 | VERSE 34

There is nothing to renounce for Me ,
Nor is there anything to acquire .

There is no bondage ,
nor is there anything
that can offer Liberation .

No world exists for Me ,

There is nothing inferior ,
nothing superior , and
nothing adverse .


RIBHU GITA | CHAPTER 16 | VERSE 39

BRAHMAN is Consciousness ,
Consciousness , ever The Reality .

One is OneSelf BRAHMAN .
One is OneSelf The Supreme .


RIBHU GITA | CHAPTER 16 | VERSE 49

Profound meditation , too , is unreal .

Classification as a particular group is unreal .
Classification into different groups is unreal .

This is the Truth . This is the Truth .
There is no doubt of this .

All is BRAHMAN , ever BRAHMAN , ever BRAHMAN .
BRAHMAN is One , The changeless Consciousness .

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