Mind is very powerful & active element of the body. It’s speed is more than light. It’s also a controlling element of the body. “ We have two minds -Left mind and Right Mind. Left mind carry our normal routine work , Right mind is creative mind. It has power to generate new ideas. Left mind controls right body and right mind controls Left body. Heart is in the left part of the body. If you are using right mind for creativity, your heart becomes sound and strong,
SO BE ACTIVE AND CREATIVE FOR BETTER HEALTH AND SUCCESS.
Other classification of mind is conscience, unconscious mind. Unconscious mind is being programmed by conscience and accordingly routines are executed. Unconscious mind also have information and qualities (sanskar) of earlier birth. It is necessary to know the position of mind in the Hierarchy of the body to know it’s responsibility in the chain.
SOUL- MIND – FIVE SENSES ( Indriya) – FIVE ACTIVE SENSES (Kamendriya)
There is super soul & God ( Generation – Operation-Distruction) above the soul.
What is the real work or responsibility of the mind ? To guide and control the senses of the body to work in consultation with soul & discrimination power (Vivek) between the truth and falsehood. But the situation is reverse. It is control by liking and disliking of the sense and impurities in the mind, ignoring the soul power. To acquire the control back to mind we have to understand the power of mind it’s behavior, Impurities, bad habits, harmful activities etc. Try to cultivate mind for good qualities , like a kid and train it with consultation with soul.
How to do it ?
For that please refer earlier lesion- 2 of Self awareness & Self improvement
To carry out these activities acquire knowledge (Gyan) with the help of satsang, grace of God, reading good literature and by doing exercise to cultivate the mind which can control the activities of senses.
There are four power of the mind which can be utilizes with steady and controlled mind. There are Good thoughts , Imagination , feelings and wide field of knowledge – landscaped of the mind .
Bad qualities of mind :
Unsteady mind, weak mind, impure mind, uncontrolled mind greedy mind, angry mind, inattentive mind, negative way of thinking, pessimist mind, inactive, idle mind etc.
Better qualities of mind
Steady mind, strong mind, pure mind, controlled mind, innocent mind, peaceful mind, attentive mind, positive way of thinking, optimist, creative etc.
Few Proverbs of the mind :
Victory over mind is victory over the world.
Mind either can be friend or can be enemy.
Pure mind is image of God.
Donot be the slave of mind be owner of mind.
Nothing come with us except mind with it’ qualities.
Happiness and unhappiness are the subject of mind.