WHO AM I?
The following is word by word reproduction of what the Satguru
Deva was pleased to tell me at 10:30 p.m. on September 26, 1952
and I have craved his indulgence to permit the sharing of my treasure
with one and all of you, good readers. You would do well to reflect
on the following Truth. Feel and fill yourself with it by silent
meditation for as many hours, nay as many days and months or even
years, until You are That.
author of "The Voice of Babaji: A Trilogy"
"I am Existence-Knowledge-Bliss absolute.
I am That by very nature. I cannot be anything else but that as
I am That alone without a beginning and an end. It is My real
innate nature. I am the Absolute and Supreme Self, both within
and without the finitude. I am Truth, eternal and everlasting.
I am the only One, all in Myself: None exists save I in and through
all that exist. I am ever All-Existence itself, I am the changeless
One in the midst of all changes. I am the Formless in all forms.
Change is linked up with form and form is labeled with change,
but I am beyond the two. I am not susceptible to all the ills
of the flesh that exist crawling under the feet of form and change.
I am the monistic unity here, there, and everywhere and at all
times - nay, for all times. Where is happiness except in perfect
realization of the One without a second?
I feel I am all happiness itself. All Bliss
I am. All joy I am. It is only My Bliss that is being felt and
enjoyed by everyone in a dimmer or brighter magnitude, consciously
or unconsciously. All Bliss is Infinity and Infinity alone is
all Bliss. I am, indeed Brahman, the basic principle, from which
the whole universe seems to have come. I am the same in each and
everything. I am all peace and all calm within myself. I am of
the nature of Being, Brightness and Bliss Absolute. There is not
even an iota of doubt about this.
This is My eternal Truth. I am the One monistic
Permanent Entity in the whole world which is made up of broken
fragments of delusion, of fickle and fleeting modifications and
of the glitter of fool's gold. I seat Myself in the very heart
of delusion undeluded. I am ever steady and steadfast in all its
tumblings and stumblings. I am always firm in all its fleetings.
I am the One eternal Truth in all falsehood. I am the pure Bliss
of Perfect Freedom. I am the simple life of Eternity. I am the
one Light of everlasting Truth. I am the virgin love of Immortality.
I am the essence of all-pervading Infinity. I am the sole breath
of all nature. I am Truth, Freedom, Life, Light, and Love. I am
Eternity, Immortality, and Infinity.
I am One without a Second, the one All and the
All in All. I am the Supreme wisdom unconcerned with all the trade
that Jiva carries on with the Jagath. I am the subtlest of the
subtle, an embodiment of indivisibility Itself. Eternal knower
am I of the triplet, namely subject, object and their relation
and also I am their fundamental background on which they express
themselves on the relative plane and dissolve themselves in the
I shine in the sun and the moon and the stars
and the whole universe. I am the sun of suns, shining in the sun
up above. I am the crystal light in the sun and the virgin purity
in the moon. I am the twinkling spark in the star and the sustaining
principle in the universe. I shine, the sun shines. The sun warmly
whispers unto Me of My eternal Presence in it. I am really all
Myself in everything - the sun, the moon, the stars and the whole
cosmos. I am Atman without a form, incapable of division and of
everlasting Bliss. I am ever immaculate. I am the all pervading
One, unlimited by time, unbounded by space, pure and holy by my
own nature. I am infinite and an abode of immortal knowledge and
perfect Freedom. I am the Absolute, the Eternal Bliss, pervading
everywhere within and without. I am the only One, pure unchangeable
and uniform essence or entity, birthless and deathless.
I am the everlasting principle of dynamic existence
beyond the reach of imagination, destitute of all duality and
unity. I am neither inaccessible nor accessible to knowledge,
neither bound nor free and neither a doer nor an enjoyer. I am
the One and the All and I am ever All-Myself. None else exists.
I am He, the monistic uncontradictable, attributeless Bliss. I
am beyond concentration, meditation, Yoga, and all other practices.
I am indivisible and of the nature of the self-resplendent consciousness.
I am the consciousness of the Reality, which does not admit to
differentiation. I alone am all-inclusive, constitute the ultimate
goal and self-consciousness, pure and simple. I am absolutely
non-dual in my nature.
I am, indeed, Brahman, without difference, without
change and of the nature of Reality. Knowledge and Bliss. I am
the living ocean of Ecstasy that rages wild and surges and storms
and levels down the earth and heavens. I send such continuous
wave after wave of inarticulate Ecstasy into the world drowning
deep and scattering all its thoughts and cares. I beat in every
breast, see in every eye, throb in every pulse, smile in every
flower, shine in the lightning and roar in the thunder. I flutter
in the leaves, I hiss in the winds, and I roll in the surging
seas. I am the wisdom of the wise, the Strength of the strong,
and the Heroism of the heroic. I am the very life of Infinity,
both within and without. I am the One in all and the All in one.
I am the Impersonal Personality of the whole universe.
What can make Me afraid? I care not for nature's
laws. Death is a joke to me and I am the death of death. I am
the Infinite, the Eternal, and the Immortal Self. Me no fire can
burn, no water dissolve, no air dry, and no sword pierce, I am
that Supreme Self before whose magnitude the suns and moons and
all their systems appear as insignificant specks in the ocean
and before whose glory space melts away into nothingness, time
vanishes into non-existence, and causation dwindles into emptiness.
Ranging beyond names and forms, passing free into woods and forests,
mountains and rivers, into day and night, clouds and stars, passing
free into men and women, animals and angels, as the self of each
and all, am I. Truth flows from Me just as light radiates from
the sun and fragrance emanates from a flower. Sometimes it rushes
and envelopes all, rumbling and thundering, shaking and waking
the world into the true import of life. I fill and thrill the
whole world with this one truth of Freedom, My Godhead.
I am the transcendental Bliss, the Absolute
intelligence, the Supreme Synthesis of Consciousness that shines
in the shrine of every heart. I am the divine inner harmony of
the universe in the unruffled stillness of the soul. I am the
one music of all life in the deepest depths. I am the immutable
and indescribable Atman, the dynamic principle of Existence and
the infinite ocean of everlasting Glee. In my presence all hells
and heavens are effaced into shadowy nothingness and the whole
universe is a mere bubble ever ready to burst."
Kriya Babaji "Babaji's Masterkey to All
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