How to be free from the ego and intellect?

Following is an excerpt from a samvaad (dialogue) session with Acharya Prashant.

Questioner: So, yesterday I was here, you pointed that I am enslaved by my own intellect. I kind of thought about that overnight and I realized, how you are right, and how my intellect is tied to my ego as well; and in order to feed my ego I am constantly having to prove my intellect and it is just an ongoing…

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Author and Vedanta Teacher | acharyaprashant.org

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Acharya Prashant

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