Are you your brain? || Acharya Prashant (2019)

Question: I can understand when you say, “I am not the body.” But the identification with the mind, the thoughts, it feels like – ‘I am the brain.’

How to be dis-identified from the brain?

Acharya Prashant Ji: The brain wants to just continue, you want to come to an end. How can you be the brain? Does the brain ever want to come to an end?

Questioner: No.

Acharya Prashant Ji: The brain’s continuous desire is to stay continuous. That’s the nature of desire – it just wants to continue. And you want to come to an end, right? You want to come to a sleep, you want to come to a full stop, how can you be the brain?

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