Hey, Good people of earth today we will discuss about this hot topic of new age which is EGO, many of us are not aware of what ego actually is and what it’s role in our lives.
In simple words EGO (ahamkar) is everything you think you are it is the false sense of the self which is created by unconscious identification with the mind, which includes identification by Your name, your profession, your body , sense of self-esteem, sense of importance, sense of seeing everybody else other than you, self image. Ego is part of our entire life and it can hamper our lives in most destructive ways when it become out of control. I recently read The power of now a book by Eckhart tolle and he explained that Ego feeds on past and future thoughts and it says one day, when this, that, or the other happens, I am going to be okay, happy, at peace which actually never happens.
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Remember you are not your mind
SHOULD I TRY TO GET RID OF EGO
No, you should not try to get rid of ego because wanting to get rid of ego is also a ego the more you try to get rid of it the stronger it becomes, instead what you can do is just let it and practice to be in present moment and be aware of the ego as it is just be a watcher but don’t identify yourself with it. Ego always looking for validation for its survival it becomes weak when you don’t validate it.