The mind seduces us into doing wrong – and then scolds us for doing wrong
Oct15

The mind seduces us into doing wrong – and then scolds us for doing wrong

Suppose we have a tyrannical boss who tells us first to do something that doesn’t make sense and then castigates us for having…

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See through the mind’s troika of denial, misdirection and self-victimization
Oct04

See through the mind’s troika of denial, misdirection and self-victimization

The mind often sabotages us by making us do foolish things. Pertinently, the Bhagavad-gita (06.06) cautions that the mind…

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Don’t let the mind make you fight more battles than you need to
Sep11

Don’t let the mind make you fight more battles than you need to

If soldiers while fighting a battle agonize about a reversal in yesterday’s battle or worry about the danger in tomorrow’s…

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If we don’t recognize the mind, it will make us unrecognizable to ourselves
Jun20

If we don’t recognize the mind, it will make us unrecognizable to ourselves

Recognizing the mind means to recognize the voice coming from within us to be the voice of the mind and not our own voice. When…

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The mind is illusion’s internal advertising agent
Jun11

The mind is illusion’s internal advertising agent

Much of today’s materialistic culture runs through advertising. Most multinational companies often spend far more on…

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Don’t give the mind power of attorney – and don’t let it grab it either
Jun07

Don’t give the mind power of attorney – and don’t let it grab it either

Power of attorney refers to the power given by the owner to someone else to act in a legal capacity on one’s behalf. As the power…

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