Waking up to fresh snow leaves time for reflection only this excerpt from “Autobiography of a Yogi” reminds me that I need to make more use of my hands (which are an extension of the heart) and spend less time in my head:

Waking up to fresh snow leaves time for reflection only this excerpt from “Autobiography of a Yogi” reminds me that I need to make more use of my hands (which are an extension of the heart) and spend less time in my head:
“The Greek ideal, echoed in Western philosophies, is: ‘Man, know thyself.” A Hindu would say: ‘Man, know thy Self.’ The dictum of Descartes: ‘I think, therefore I am,’ is not philosophically valid. The reasoning faculties cannot shed light on Man’s ultimate Being. The human mind, like the phenomenal world it cognizes, is in perpetual flux and can yield no finalities. Intellectual satisfaction is not the highest goal. The seeker of God is the real lover of ‘vidya,’ unchangeable truth; all else is ‘avidya,’ relative knowledge.”

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