Chelluri Nageswar Rao
Chelluri at AOL.COM
Tue Oct 1 18:50:28 CDT 1996
From: Chelluri_N_Rao_ at smtp.ncd.usace.army.mil
To: chelluri at aol.com
Date: 96-10-01 15:48:22 EDT
The discussion on LIFE prompted me to post my views on mind.
Mind is a very complex and intriguing entity in the entire
creation. I would not be able to sit here and type my message
without it. It takes years for the development of mind but takes
only few seconds to destroy. Presence of mind makes it feasible
for the body to function. These I believe are simple facts.
Mind has to police itself and receive and develop good thoughts.
Mind is the vehicle that takes you where you want to go. Mind in
its place can make heaven out of hell or viceversa (Milton).
I do not understand why people preach destruction of the mind to
realize the self. If the mind is destroyed, instead of self
realization, one will find himself in mental institution, thrown
in by one's near and dear. Ofcourse one can argue that it is the
body not ME.
I believ all Mind's are pre-programmed, allowing a little
marginal freedom of choice, by the Divine Will. Not even the
creator can change the program except minimize the adverse
effects. Mind entitles unconditional love and devotion, not
abuse or destruction and I believe that happens only by the GRACE
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