Re: Our imagination
Sep 17, 2006 10:41 AM
I am not sure what you mean by "thoughts are not our own until we
own them." Can you elaborate? I wonder if Mr. Mohanty is
inquiring about the origin or nature of our imagination. Are you
suggesting that our imagination is only a result of other people's
> Dear Mr. Mohanty,
> You write regarding 'our imagination' and wonder 'how the
> is created and wherefrom it comes'.
> As you may know, due to our essential interconnectedness, thoughts
> from one vehicle to another transiently, causing as you say
our 'mind to get
> from one thought to the other'. Truly our thoughts are not our own
> them. This is certainly the case in the untrained mind.
> Taking control of the mind is the only path that will take us out
> state - this
> pattern of Kama-manas trying to ensnare us to secure its own
> as you said, pleasure and pain to us ...energizing our focus in
> individual personality.
> This IS our goal at this stage of our evolution. To understand the
> As it states on page one of the Voice of the Silence;
> "The Mind is the great Slayer of the Real.
> Let the Disciple slay the Slayer."
> Although this is the hardest task we can 'imagine' taking on, we
> to have such Theosophical tools as given to us in the Voice of the
> and indeed
> the Bhagavad-Gita and other such offerings of the ancient wisdom.
> Let us use them wisely and selflessly.
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