Egoism is a state of forgetfulness or ignorance, in which there is confusion between Spirit and the intruments of mindstuff

~Goswami Kriyananda

2:6 drgdarsanasaktyorekatmatevasmita

 

Lesson Six

Video 1: Sense of Self

"When the power of seeing and the power by which one sees appears as a single unit, there is personality, egotism-false identification."

~Goswami Kriyananda

Video 3: Accept Yourself a& Other Will, Too

"In the weat of thy face shalt thou est bread, till thou return to the ground."

~Genesis

Video 2: The Ego is the Gatekeeper of the Consciousness

"The Self will always be falsely represented by the ego until our ignoreance is removed."

~Sri Swami Satchidananda

 

Video 4: Summary

 

Lesson Six Homework

  • Give your mind a name to help you detach from it.

  • Who and what do you think thou are?

  • Try to be aware of people and events that trigger emotionality in your personality and try not to react

  • to the trigger.

  • Journal any thoughts you have regarding this sutra for future reference.

  • Where do you perceive the ego in your body and mind?

 

In the Kitchen:

Video 5: Chapattis

 

Video 6: Cooking Video-Continued

 

Lesson Six Recipes

In this lesson, we learn about the ego and how it can get all puffed up as self-important. Leavened bread rises (gets puffed up), so in this recipe, we are cooking unleavened Chapattis to better understsand this sutra.