Mind, the toughest prison; Mind, the fullest freedom

The mind is a prison- is a correct but an incomplete statement. The mind is limited by the brain, but the mind is not merely brain. What is it beyond the brain? Intelligence.

The mind is surely a prison when intelligence is not in operation. When one is not attentive, then the mind surely becomes a prison; a prison of the past, a prison in which others have enslaved you…




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Acharya Prashant

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Author and Vedanta Teacher | acharyaprashant.org

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