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

Questioner (Q): What is the highest?

Acharya Prashant (AP): The question is — What is the highest? What is the utmost highest? And the answer, as usual, begins in negativa. They (referring to the Rishis of Upanishads) said the highest is not prāṇa; the highest is not the sense organs; the highest is not mind…