* DISCOVERING The WITNESS Is The REAL MEDITATION ***
There are one hundred and twelve methods of meditation, but witnessing is an essential part of all one hundred and twelve methods. So as far as I am concerned, witnessing is the only method. Those one hundred and twelve are different applications of witnessing.
The essential core, the spirit of meditation is to learn how to witness.
You are seeing a tree: You are there, the tree is there, but can’t you find one thing more? — That you see the tree, that there is a witness in you which is seeing you seeing the tree.
The world is not divided only into the object and the subject. There is also something beyond both, and that beyond is meditation.
So in every act… And I don’t want people to sit for one hour or half an hour in the morning or in the evening. That kind of meditation is not going to help, because if you meditate for one hour, then for twenty-three hours you will be doing just the opposite of it.
Meditation can be victorious: witnessing is such a method that it can spread over twenty-four hours of your day.
Eating, don’t get identified with the other. The food is there, the eater is there, and you are here, watching. Walking, let the body walk, but you simply watch. Slowly, the knack comes. It is a knack, and once you can watch small things….
This crow, crowing… You are listening. These are two — object and subject. But can’t you see a witness who sees both? — The crow, the listener, and still there is someone who is watching both. It is such a simple phenomenon….