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The Aim Of Inquiry

Quotes about the Aim Of Inquiry related to Advaitism.


Clearing up that misunderstanding is the aim of inquiry.

... there is no 'me' or 'you' doing anything. It is all just a spontaneous happening or functioning. The idea of 'you' is a learned concept. ... The only problem is that this has been overlooked and we have imagined separation, individuality, and doer-ship -- none of which is true. Clearing up that misunderstanding is the aim of inquiry.

There is thinking, but no one thinking. There is action but no one acting. There are decisions, but no one deciding. This is happening for you right now. All doer-ship is completely imagined -- and yet all doing goes on just fine. It is just like your heart is beating, your blood is circulating, your organs are functioning quite well, but there is no 'you' doing any of it. The thinking is also happening just fine, but there is no 'you' doing that either.

Discovering that there is no separate 'you' means the root of all problems is resolved. All problems are for 'someone' -- and there isn't one. So the game is up. Suffering and doubts come to an end. The illusion is removed, and life goes on in freedom. This is the natural state.

-- John Wheeler in Shining in Plain View, pg 50


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