Whatever you think you are, is one identity that you are carrying. And that identity can have no possibility of any Love. So, forget it that there can be any ‘self- love’! No self-love is possible. ‘Self -love’ is an oxymoron.
The Great man is not a Great man. That Great man has to be Great, every passing moment inattention.
The Great man, retains his understanding of himself, as somebody who is different from his concepts. He does not get identified with his thoughts.
A cancerous cell is very very ambitious! It multiplies like hell. That’s ambition. A normal healthy cell, does not grow out of ambition. It just grows. Just grows.
Growth is your very nature. It happens spontaneously out of understanding. It does not require ambition. You don’t need to be ambitious in order to grow.
There is no target, no ambition. This is Self-love.
Read the complete article: Acharya Prashant: Self-love, and difference between self and the Self