To take the body seriously is to allow the world to control you

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

नाहं देहो न मे देहो बोधोऽहमिति निश्चयी।

कैवल्यं इव संप्राप्तो न स्मरत्यकृतं कृतम्॥

~ अष्टावक्र गीता (अध्याय ११, श्लोक ६)

--

--

--

Author and Vedanta Teacher | acharyaprashant.org

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

Edhi sb, a helping hand.

The Garden of Eden, gone, gone, gone forever … or is it?

The Garden of Eden story, whether it’s real or fiction, and soon becomes inaccessible to the descendants of Adam and Eve.

Astrology Dec 6 2018. Waves of Deep Healing and Release.

An accidental seeker and a true seeker

Prayer for March 28, 2022

Why I do ministry

Deacons: Permanent & Transitional

Ancient Egypt: Four Lessons We Should Learn From the Soul’s Journey to the Afterlife

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Acharya Prashant

Acharya Prashant

Author and Vedanta Teacher | acharyaprashant.org

More from Medium

What If Painkillers are Causing Your Headache ?

Things that helped me in getting the life I desired

The Magic of Cool

My poem Infinite Potential