The cause of all suffering is not knowing the Self and I don't mean one's self...but one as the Self....the Self as One.
There we thirst (craving, seeking, desire, want).
This thirst is threefold: Love, Peace and Joy, which are the very aspects of Self.
Born into this so called world we seek love in relationships, peace in security and joy in material things. But these things are of this world and keep us hungry for more. True fulfillment can only come when we realize that Love, Peace and Joy can only be found within our real Self.
To know our real Self one must strip away everything that we are not. We need to strip away the mask of this world so that the real Self can shine through.
Sri Ramana Maharshi taught to ask the question: Who am I? until the mind comes to the end of all knowledge and only knowing is left.
Jesus Christ taught the Truth. Ask yourself: What is the Truth? until the mind comes to the end of all knowledge and only knowing is left....then you too are known.
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