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

Question: What is attachment? Please explain with an example.

Acharya Prashant (AP): Mind is the product of time. Anything and everything in the mind is in terms of time. The mind takes time as real. So, whatsoever exists for a long length of time in the mind, the mind takes it as real and becomes attached to it. The…