The ego likes suffering

Acharya Prashant
3 min readFeb 8, 2021

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

Question (Q): Acharya Ji, Ramana Maharshi talks about ‘transcending and turning inwards.’ Who is transcending and who is turning inwards?

Acharya Prashant (AP): The ego, the I tendency. Whatever advice is given, is always given to the “I” tendency. Because at the center of everything lies this “I” tendency that…