NAMASMARAN is really devoid of
any tangible and sensory pleasure. It
is neither pleasant to look at nor
melodious to ears! Neither it has
haunting smell nor does it have
gustatory charm. Neither it is a matter
of sexual excitement nor is it a matter
of melodrama. Neither does it satisfy
intellectual urge nor does it produce
any humor! Yet it is advocated by
one and all! Why?
One individual actually complained
of fear of NAMSMARAN.
What could be the reason?
You are used to sensual pleasures and
the abstinence from these creates a
dread in mind!
You are used to think that “you”
think and “you” do everything.
Namasmaran literally prevents you
from “doing” and also from “feeling”
that you are doing! These are the
matters which deprive you of the ego
which is a part and parcel of your
living and living without it is like
killing yourself, because the “kick of
doing” i.e. the very support of your
life is gone. Hence you feel terribly
afraid if you are practicing
But you need to persist and surely
reach the pinnacle of fulfillment of
your life i.e. the experience of the
DR. SHRINIWAS KASHALIKAR