KNOWLEDGE OF THE SUPREME SELF

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CHAPTER VI KNOWLEDGE  OF  THE  SUPREME  SELF SUPREME SELF:In this chapter is described the method of realizing the Self. When the mind in the form of the ego, which takes the body for the Self and strays outwards, is curbed within the Heart the sense of ‘I’ in the body relinquished, and enquiry made with a still mind as to who it is that dwells in the body, a subtle illumination will be experienced as ‘I-I’ which is no other than the Absolute, SUPREME SELF:the Self, seated in the lotus…

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THE EGO (JIVA)

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CHAPTER  IV THE  EGO (JIVA)  EGO:In this chapter the Self (Atma) itself is said to be the ego (Jiva) and the nature of the ego is explained. The mind is nothing else than the ‘I’-thought. The mind and the ego are one and the same. Intellect, will, ego, and individuality  are  collectively the same  mind.  It  is  like a man 26 Words of Grace being variously described according to his different activities. The individual is nothing else than the ego which, again is only the mind. Simultaneously with the rise…

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THE EGO

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CHAPTER 31 THE EGO Back to the Table of Contents   EGO:Question: You’ve  been  pretty  hard  on  the  ego  throughout  this  book.  Isn’t  that  a judgment in itself? Answer: Excellent point, and I’m glad for the chance to clarify it. First, let’s make sure we agree on what we mean by the “ego,” since that word has been used a lot and means different things to different people. In  this  book  I  have  used  “ego”  to  mean  the  personality  construct  we  create  while playing the Human Game. It is composed…

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