[Advaita-l] Analysis of the Mind -5 - ahamkAra

Shrinivas Gadkari sgadkari2001 at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 21 00:55:21 CST 2008

>The essence of our lives seems to be centered on our
>ego.  Ego is the driving factor for success according
>western way of thinking.  Without ego we cannot
>survive, is the understanding of the many.


Vedic literature too holds similar views ....
see for example:

there are two paths within veda, pravRtti, and

In pravRtti dharma the role of and importance that
needs to be given to ahamkAra tattva probably 
needs to carefully understood (what happens when
ahamkAra tattva is over emphasized? what happens
when it is under emphasized? etc .....)


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