Mind lives in knowledge and if there is something that cannot be captured in mind as knowledge, then the mind will have to surrender to it. So we all live as if knowledge is most important. We all live as if our well being depends on that which we know and hence we remain tense. We remain eager for information, we remain eager for our welfare. We are never able to relax and let go of this responsibility of fending for ourselves. We continuously burden ourselves with this responsibility.
We say, “Our well being depends on our efforts, our smartness, our intellect, and endeavors.” With that burden — which is an immense burden because we know that ultimately we will not be able to take care of ourselves because death beacons, with that impossible responsibility — we live.
The result is continuous stress.
The only way the mind can relax is by leaving itself to something bigger than itself; something in a bigger dimension than itself.
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