To mistake something which is, for something which is not — like a rope for a snake, a post for a thief, and mirage for water. The appearance of a false thing on a real is superimposition.
Many different works on Advaita have already appeared from Masters of yore, like Sri Sankaracharya and Vidyaranya; yet as a fond parent loves to hear the broken words of the lisping child, so also good people with large hearts can read this work as well, imperfect as it may be.
The disease of mistaking this phenomenal existence as real is cured radically by destroying the ego
The sun in the sky, the brightest object we know, is only a symbol of inner awareness. Siva-Ramana is that sun of Pure Awareness before which the darkness called a separate ego cannot stand: “We are all one awareness”. Ignorance or inner darkness is the false identification of the Self with bodies and objects
The ultimate Truth transcends thought and speech and cannot be ‘taught’. Like Dakshinamurti of old, Bhagavan reveals the ineffable Truth in silence