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Mind your Mind!!

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Mind your Mind!!

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  1. Mind your Mind!!

  2. Overview • Recap of last session • Necessity of regulating the mind • Mechanism of mind • Functioning of mind • Properties of mind • Techniques for regulating mind • Regulating mind through Bhakti Yoga

  3. Recap of last session • Understanding the hierarchy • Detailed look at senses • Being sensible to senses • Using Bhakti Yoga to engage senses

  4. Understanding the hierarchy Driver - Intelligence Reins - Mind Passenger - Soul Horses - Senses

  5. Understanding the hierarchy • Soul is the passenger of material body • Intelligence is the driver • Mind is the driving instrument (reins) • Senses are the horses

  6. Necessity of regulating mind For him who has conquered his mind, the mind is the best of friends; but one who has failed to do so, his mind will remain the greatest enemy

  7. UncontrolledMind Lack Of Confidence Depression Stress Loss Of Trust Hypertension Madness Dangerous Diseases Damage To Oneself, Family And Society Weakened Determination What can it do to you ?

  8. Mechanism of mind • Receives inputs from senses • Storehouse of thoughts, unfulfilled desires, experiences • Focuses on one of roaming senses gets overpowered • Intelligence is meant to direct mind but mind overpowers intelligence • Acute infection surpasses efficacy of medicine

  9. Functioning of mind Feeling Feeling Thinking Thinking Willing

  10. Restless Turbulent - unstable Obstinate - stubborn Very strong Properties of mind

  11. Techniques for regulating mind Step 1 Do not allow senses to wander in stray in any direction they want Withdraw them from negative engagements

  12. Techniques for regulating mind Step 2 Engage the senses and mind positively

  13. Techniques for regulating mind Step 3 Meditation – Self nourishment

  14. Self nourishment • Taking care of cage – painting • Ignoring the parrot – starving • Purpose of keeping the parrot is ignored

  15. Techniques for regulating mind Step 4 Develop sharp intelligence by gaining spiritual knowledge

  16. Regulating mind through Bhakti Yoga • Mantra meditation – delivering the mind from negative feelings • Gaining satisfaction by taking the mind away from sense enjoyment • Discussing spiritual topics