Saturday, February 5, 2011

Free your mind!

You can take the first step right now. Start listening to the voice in your head as often as you can. Pay particular attention to any repetitive thought patterns, those old gramophone records that have been playing in your head perhaps for many years. This is what is meant by “watching the thinker,” which is another way of saying: listen to the voice in your head, be there as the witnessing presence.That little voice inside us to us more about ourselves than we would imagine. 

When you listen to that voice, listen to it impartially. That is to say, do not judge. Do not judge or condemn what you hear, for doing so would mean that the same voice has come in again through the back door. You’ll soon realize: there is the voice, and here I am listening to it, watching it. This “I am” realization, this sense of your own presence, is not a thought. It arises from beyond the mind.

So when you listen to a thought, you are aware not only of the thought but also of yourself as the witness of the thought. A new dimension of consciousness has come in. As you listen to the thought, you feel a conscious presence-your deeper self-behind or underneath the thought, as it were. The thought then loses its power over you and quickly subsides, because you are no longer energizing the mind through identification with it. This is the beginning of the end of involuntary and compulsive thinking.

If you are still interested please read more here. This link includes 50 questions that will help you freeing your mind and reducing all that junk that pollutes our mind everyday.

http://www.marcandangel.com/2009/07/13/50-questions-that-will-free-your-mind/

11 comments:

  1. Meditation works for me. Following

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  2. interesting blog sir. insightful. following.

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  3. i might just try this out it seems interesting.

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  4. This reminds me of a philosophy class I took a year ago. I never really took to the ideas, but it seemed to really work for others.

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  5. Wow, this is really interesting, I love this sort of stuff.

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  6. Pretty deep stuff man. I never realized how much involuntary thinking I engaged in.

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  7. nice post bro, keep them coming

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  8. Yeah this is very good, looking forward to more posts like these!

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