Observation will fail without love

Questioner: Acharya Ji, is observation a function of self-knowledge?

Acharya Prashant (AP): Observation is not a function of anything. Observation happens when grace strikes you. You cannot bring about observation. You are forced to observe, you are shelled-shocked into observation. You have to observe, something’s at stake you must observe. Self-knowledge and such things don’t help there. Just the…




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