Self-knowing, as against Self-Realization

Our concern at this point is to sensitize ourselves a lot more to the self and its ways, and even consider the esoteric theme of the ending of the self, for isn’t moksha centered on these very themes?

Kama is the goal of the aesthetic enjoyment of all aspects of life, including every kind of sensory gratification and appeasement. This happens through the comforts of a good life, through the eating and drinking of things delicious, through the pampering of the body and the self in innumerable ways, through the watching and hearing of delightful artistic creations, even an aesthetic communion with nature, through family life and marital relationship, through sexual fulfillment and progeny, etc.

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