Only the Self...or Saguna concept can ultimately destroy the Ego...we cannot do it with our clever minds.
1. Only the Self...or Saguna concept can ultimately destroy the Ego...we cannot do it with our clever minds.
2. Vasanas...ie..tendencies, desires, attributes prevent final Sahaja NirVikalpa and these go back millions of lives and are not available to the conscious mind.Meditation helps in removing the vasanas.
They are like the scum on the pond or the dust on the mirror...the sun is shining all the time...but until the scum is removed from the surface of the pond it cannot reflect the sun..
As Lakshmana says the mind can take you to a false non-dual state that mimics realisation so to speak,,,Mathru Sri Sarada was in this state prior to realisation and even she thought she was liberated, but Lakshmana could see the ego, albeit only a shadow and subtle, and so he actually destroyed the ego so she could become realised. Otherwise at that time the ego was trying to kill the body and get another one...She went blue and cold in a death state, as do all muktas and it took quite some time for her to come back so to speak.T.
The physical difference between an ape and a human is essentially a more developled front lobes area of the brain...a computer using verbal binary numbers so to speak..This was induced in the brain by astral many years ago..T