The Seer

SAKSHI – the Witness…the Seer….that which is aware of everything but affected by nothing.

”Now therefore complete instructions regarding Yoga.”

”To block (or detach from) the patterns of consciousness is Yoga’.”

”Thus the Seer is established in his own essential Nature.”

(Verses 1-3 of Patanjali’s Sutras.)

Who watches the thoughts

Who watches that thought that wondered who watches the thoughts

Who watched the thought that said….The Seer

Who, in the midst of calamity, catastrophe, passion, the energetic heat of life, is always there

Witnessing

the Witness

Sakshi

The Seer

Who drops no anchor in any passing thought

Who watches these words birthed from the colliding nebulae of the mind

Who remains unchanged

Who is never touched

Who, when body and mind and heart recoil at the open wound, remains unmoved

Who, when all collapses about the ears, is unperturbed

Watchful

Calm

Who is beyond all good and bad, dark and light, attraction and repulsion,

unmarked by time, unaffected by emotion, unspent by pain,

Eternal

Witnessing

Self.

The Seer.

Who abides through all the birth, the living and decay

Who is silent

Who is detached

Who knows neither heat nor cold

Who observes love and hate

Who sees death, sees life

Who is unconcerned with practice

or the lack of practice

discipline

or unruliness

Who watches all

Who rests eternally

without judgement

without trait

without differentiation

without quality

Who is neither one thing nor the other

Who neither praises nor disapproves

Who does not seek

Who, on the edge of the highest precipice, untouched by the eddies of space, gathers in the folds of the robe

Who is seated and waits?

OM SHANTI

”When form is the object of observation, then the eye  is the observer;

when the eye is the object of observation, then the mind is the observer;

when pulsations of the mind are the objects of observation, then the Sakshi (Seer/Witness-Self) is the real observer;

and it is always the observer, and being self-luminous, can never be the object of observation.”

~ Extract from Drg-Drsya-Viveka

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