Topic: Mind

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The mind is our central sense. Our five gross senses—sight, hearing, taste, touch, and smell—send the mind information, which the mind judges as either agreeable or disagreeable. Typically, the mind makes its judgments based on false ego, the misconception that we are our bodies, and the assumption that we can find lasting happiness by gaining control over the material world. The mind constantly...
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The mind is our central senseThe mind is our central sense. Our senses of sight, hearing, taste, touch, and smell constantly gather information and send it to the mind. Our mind sorts this information into two categories—agreeable or disagreeable—based on how we see the world and what our goals are. For example, if we see this world as meant for our enjoyment—as we tend to do—our mind will accept...
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Indrani dasi hosts this hour-long program discussing chapter 5 of the book Spiritual Warrior 5 by Bhakti-tirtha Swami. As Bhakti-tirtha Swami writes, "The practice of mindfulness enables us to perceive the essence of all things. Every entity and element has its essential nature, but the ultimate essence of everything is the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Furthermore, the Godhead is so...
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Who Is Crazy? One of the first pieces of Krishna conscious literature widely distributed in the western world, "Who Is Crazy?" inspired many people to investigate the spiritual dimension of their lives. Lord Sri Krishna says, "My dear Arjuna, there are different classes of men. One class of men, they are sleeping. And another class of men, they are awake. They are not sleeping." And how is this...
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Dr. John Heider, a psychologist, believes that meditation “is as necessary to a life of growth as regular brushing is to dental hygiene.” Sounds harmless enough. But what if you were to brush your teeth with a harsh abrasive or a corrosive chemical? That would definitely be detrimental to your dental health. In the same way, how much your meditation is helping you spiritually depends on what...