jivanmukta

A Quote by Sage Vasishtha on acquire, shun, jivanmukta, liberated, person, bliss, religion, duty, self-knowledge, essential, nature, and restless

Such a person has nothing to acquire, nor anything to shun. He is untainted by the defects of life, untouched by its sorrow.

He does not come into being nor go out, though he appears to come and go in the eyes of the beholder.

Even religious duties are found to be unnecessary. …His mind has given up its restlessness, and he rests in the bliss that is his essential nature. Such bliss is possible only by self-knowledge, not by any other means. Hence, one should apply oneself constantly to self-knowledge–this alone is one's duty.

Sage Vasishtha

Source: The Concise Yoga Vasistha, Pages: 32

Contributed by: Meenakshi

A Quote by Sage Vasishtha on jivanmukta, normal, free, liberated, living, emptiness, and afraid

He who, while living an apparently normal life, experiences the whole world as an emptiness, is a Jivanmukta. None is afraid of him; he is afraid of none.

Sage Vasishtha

Source: The Concise Yoga Vasistha, Pages: 44

Contributed by: Meenakshi

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