Let the purpose fulfill itself – Ramana

The Purpose will fulfill itself

Mr. M. Oliver Lacombe, a Frenchman

D.: How is work to be done ordinarily for an aspirant?
M.: Without self-identification with the actor. For instance, did you intend visiting this place while in Paris?

D.: No!
M.: You see how you are acting without your intention to do so? The Gita says that a man cannot remain without acting. The purpose of one’s birth will be fulfilled whether you will it or not. Let the purpose fulfill itself.

Talks With Ramana Maharshi
19th May, 1936
Talk 189.

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