Self-inquiry (Atma Vichara) Is Not A Mantra


This is Part 2 of a 5-part series devoted to Sri Ramana Maharshi’s method of Self-inquiry (atma vichara).

In this Dharma Talk, I spell out some of the differences between repeating a mantra and doing Self-inquiry. The latter, most surely, is an inquiry into what I do not know but seek to know: I seek to know my Self.

It could be said that Self-inquiry is the purest and most direct*articulation of the path of knowledge (jnana).

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