If you take away your wrong identifications (with things which you are not), then you will see that your mind is just like a mirror, not saying anything, just reflecting, that is how your mind should work.
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If you stop identifying with things that you are not, your mind will become still. That's all it takes to meditateExpand ⇕
Your mind is going on with uncontrollable endless thoughts because you are identified with things that you are not. You are identified with too many things and you are trying to stop your mind, it is not going to happen in a million years, it can't happenExpand ⇕
Prejudice essentially arises in our minds because we are overly identified with something. If you’re too identified with being masculine you will have a masculine prejudice; if you’re too identified being feminine you will have a feminine prejudice.Expand ⇕
In yoga, we always describe the mind as a mirror. A mirror is useful to you only if it is clean and plainExpand ⇕
Your problem is just this - your body and your mind are not taking instructions from you, that's all.Expand ⇕
The moment you make this mistake that you identify yourself with things that you are not, you cannot stop the mind. You will be in a constant state of mental diarrhea, endlessly it will go on because you’ve eaten bad food. If you want the diarrhea to stop, you don’t need a wine cork, you just stop eating bad foodExpand ⇕