Is the Mind Immortal?

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By Dr David Fawley

While the body matures and ceases to grow around the age of twenty-five, the mind usually does not fully mature until around the age of fifty, and can keep growing as long as one is alive.

The mind’s ability to transcend death is reflected in the phenomenon of rebirth, which depends upon the mind being able to survive death and take on a new body. ...

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Why is the Mind always noisy?

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By Swami Chinmayananda

It is the symptom of a disease. It is the cry of the Infinite locked within the prison of the finite. It is the suffocation of the Eternal caged within the envelopment of the ephemeral. It is the helplessness of the Sentient bound by the inert. It is the fear of the Existence threatened ...

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Gap in the incessant stream of thought

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By Eckhart Tolle

Portal into the Unmanifested is created through the cessation of thinking. This can start with a very simple thing, such as taking one conscious breath or looking, in a state of intense alertness, at a flower, so that there is no mental commentary running at the same time. There are many ways to ...

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Responding to everyday frustrations and irritations

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By Ekanath Easwaran

Remember the Buddha’s words: “All that we are is the result of what we have thought.” If our thinking is based on stimulus and response, he is trying to tell us, then most of us live like puppets, moved by patterns of thinking built up over years of repetition. These habits of mind cause us to say and ...

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Stay above the storms of the heart

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By Sri Swami Chinmayananda

The mind  (or the heart in this context) is the faculty which takes the decision compelled by the impulses and instincts, likes and dislikes, emotions and sentiments, amidst doubts and confusions.  The head, or the intellect, is the faculty which takes decisions based on the righteous ways of living.  Make your wise intellect the caption ...

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A Marvel called Mind

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By Swami Chidananda

Stones, trees, grass and sand, which might have been existing in a given geographical area for centuries, can know absolutely nothing about their physical environment, but the moment an intelligent man enters into the area, he gathers innumerable facts pertaining to the same. He correlates these facts and in this way acquires useful ...

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How to overcome Doubt

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By Sri Sri Shuddhaanandaa Brahmachari

Doubt comes easily. Making it go away is not so easy. Once doubt comes in and finds its space, it grows strong, tenacious roots in your mind. Firmly established, it spreads. Repetitive doubts about many different aspects of your life take hold. With the wildness of a weed, doubt grows in the ...

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