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THE RESTLESS HUMAN MIND – HOW TO CALM IT?

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The Question How to overcome Sankalpas-Vekalpas? The AnswerThe human mind has tendency to always be restless with one or the other thought emerging each moment. You always are thinking about one or the other thing. No one in the world can claim to have a mind which is perfectly still and calm. The day your mind becomes fully calm, it shall have become easier for you to experience the deep state of meditation called Samaadhe, Svekalpa or the Neravekalpa.
The brain undergoes the processes called Sankalpa and Vekalpa. Sankalpa means the habit of our mind to always deciding to keep doing one or the other thing. Vekalpa means the tendency of our mind to come up with various alternatives. It means: when not this then that is other alternative.
It is impossible to always remain without thoughts. Even in the most remote of the places like mountain caves, your mind shall still be busy thinking.
Then, how to overcome this restless tendency of our human mind? As numerous eminent spiri…