( Leave God alone , What about you?)
Devotee.: Has God a form?
Maharshi.: Who says so?
D.: Well, if God has no form is it proper to worship idols?
M.: Leave God alone because He is unknown. What about you? Have you a form?
D.: Yes. I am this and so and so.
M.: So then, you are a man with limbs, about three and a half cubits high, with beard, etc. Is it so?
M.: Then do you find yourself so in deep sleep?
D.: After waking I perceive that I was asleep. Therefore by inference I remained thus in deep sleep also.
M.: If you are the body why do they bury the corpse after death? The body must refuse to be buried.
D.: No, I am the subtle jiva within the gross body.
M.: So you see that you are really formless; but you are at present identifying yourself with the body. So long as you are formful why should you not worship the formless God as being formful?
~ Talk 121 , Talks with Sri Ramana maharshi ~