The myth of meditation and concentration

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

Questioner: “Acharya Ji, pranam. In shloka 407 of Vivekchudamani, it is advised to dissolve the mind by ‘concentrating it in the Supreme Self which is one’s inmost essence.’ So, is this inmost essence the same as the I am — the natural sense of being felt in the heart? If so, is it enough to fix the attention…