It is possible to think without being lost in thought

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

Question: The mind’s function is to think. So, what does it mean to be really free from the mind?

Acharya Prashant: It means that even when you are thinking, thinking has not become too important for you.

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Author and Vedanta Teacher | acharyaprashant.org

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