Paul Brunton Philosophic Foundation homepage > Notebooks of Paul Brunton

Disgust with life, recognition of the futility of all human exertions, is one common precondition of inwardly turning away from the world. The aspirant who feels this dies to the world and consequently to the personal self which was active in that world. After that, he is attracted only to that which is deep within him--to the utter Void of the Overself.

-- Notebooks Category 2: Overview of Practices Involved > Chapter 7: Discipline Desires > # 3

The Notebooks are copyright © 1984-1989, The Paul Brunton Philosophic Foundation.