Re: slay the mind
Aug 22, 2006 06:05 PM
My understanding of the following passage - The mind is the great
slayer of the real – is that it refers to the part of the mind where
it registers information based on the five senses. Some call it the
sensory mind. Since the senses are not accurate, it is the slayer
of the real. The next sentence – Let the Disciple slay the Slayer
is the instruction to the student to conquer the five senses,
overcoming the illusion of Maya. The subsequent two passages in
the book describe the changes that occur to both seeing and hearing
When to himself his form appears unreal, as do on waking all the
forms he sees in dreams;
When he has ceased to hear the many, he may discern the ONE – the
inner sound which kills the outer.
> I would be interested to hear from you, what you (and not
reference books) find the be the meaning of following verses from
the Voice of Silence:
> "The mind is the great slayer of the real.
> Let the Disciple slay the slayer.
> Best Regards,
> Gary B.
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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