TSRM | V.I | T.29 | THE HEART

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TSRM | VOL I | TALK 29 | SRI RAMANA MAHARSHI

|| THE HEART ||

The Heart is used in the Vedas and the scriptures to denote the place whence the notion " I " springs .

Does it spring only from the fleshy ball ? It springs within us somewhere right in the middle of our being .

The " I " has no location .

Everything is the Self . There is nothing but That .

So the Heart must be said to be the entire Body of ourselves and of the entire Universe , conceived as " I " .

But to help the practiser ( abhyasi ) we have to indicate a definite part of the Universe , or of the Body . So this Heart is pointed out as the seat of the Self .

But in Truth we are Everywhere , we are All that is , and there is nothing else .

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