Experiencing the state of immortality without ideation: Ojai 1949 - Public Talk 8
Narrated By: ,
Publisher: M-Y Books
Date: November 2015
Duration: 1 hours 14 minutes
'8. Experiencing the state of immortality without ideation - 7 August 1949.
There is no mind without idea, thought and verbalization.
There is no experiencer and the experience; there is only a state of
One cannot think about immortality. If one can live in the state of only
experiencing then there is a state in which ideation has stopped altogether.
Is it possible to have direct experience of that which is not thinkable and which
cannot be put into words?
Q: Is there a way of knowing what is the truth about myself, without illusion or
Q: Is effort a necessary preliminary to tranquillity?
Q: I no longer suppress my thoughts and am I shocked by what sometimes
arises. Can I be as bad as that?
Q: Why is it that certain undesirable conditions in oneself do not vanish as soon as they are observed?
Q: Is the artist or musician engaged in a futile thing?'