Why is the Mind Unconscious of Reality?

05/11/2013 16:00

by Sen
Our consciousness perceives a body. It sees this body moving around, talking, walking, seeing, listening and eating. It feels the body getting hungry, getting thirsty, getting aroused and getting angry. It senses several human feelings like sadness, happiness, boredom and excitement. The immediate association it makes is that “I am this body”. Consciousness starts associating itself with the body, and feels bound to the conditioning of the body. This is the birth of a belief in a separate “self”, a sense of “me” separate from everything else. [Read more] ...