The Mysteries Of Mind: [03.01] The Playground Of Consciousness - Freedom From Self-Negligence (1)

Published: 13.04.2006
Updated: 06.08.2008
  • One who is not wakeful due to his being rooted in passions fears everyone.
  • One who is wakeful fears none.
  • The ignorant always steep, the enlightened always keep wak­ing.
  • Do not allow your strength to remain hidden.
  • Knower-Spectator - Be a spectator only.
    • Keep waking.
    • We are breathing in; we are breath­ing out.
    • There are vibrations.
    • Thoughts are rising and falling.
    • Craving appears and disappears.
    • Anger is rising and subsiding.
    • Insight becomes operative in a state of thoughtlessness.
    • We are habituated to doing something or the other, and, therefore, it is diffi­cult to be inactive.
  • Freedom from infatuation:
  • The continuous use of consciousness.
  • The continuous association of consciousness with karma (ac­tion).
  • Viveka or discernment:
  • Clear vision.
  • Self-discipline - feeling of pleasure - experience of enlightenment.
  • Freedom from infatuation - continuity of the feeling of plea­sure.
  • Equanimity - At the height of the feeling of pleasure. The natu­ral light of knowledge.
  • Dissociation from past actions.
  • Renunciation of future actions.
  • Criticism of the fruition of present actions - discernment.
  • The Mysteries Of Mind © by Acharya Mahaprajna
  • Translated by K.L. Goswami
  • Compiled by Muni Mahendra Kumar
  • Published by Jain Vishva Barati
  • 2nd Edition, 2002

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