|The whole past,
the whole future, this immense universe, everything is included in it.
The deeper you go into yourself, the more and more you will find
that persons don't exist, that individuals don't exist.
Then what exists is a pure universalness. On the
circumference we have names, egos, identities.
When we jump from the circumference towards the center, all
those identities disappear.
The ego is just a useful fiction. Use it, but don't be
deceived by it.
The namakarana occurs in the temple or home, eleven to
forty-one days after birth.
The baby's name, astrologically chosen, is whispered in the
right ear by the father, marking the formal entry into Hinduism.