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Tells us what exactly happens in our mind before we make any decision

Tells us what exactly happens in our mind before we make any decision

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  • 'buddhi karmanusare' means from sanskrit to english is as follow
    Our thoughts or actions are purely depends and from our 'karma' which were done in just paast time or in loden days or in previous birth.
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  • Shows that the karma of previous lives impacts the give-and-take in the present one profoundly in all major decisions. Neatly explained.
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  • To unlearn the nonspiritual ways.
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  • Educative and empowering; provides the choiceless choice.
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  • Truly explaining day to day moments in a very lucid manner
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Why We Do The Things We Do Why We Do The Things We Do Presentation Transcript

  • Cover Why we do the things we do? www. S piritual R esearch F oundation.org - a spiritual perspective
  • Refer to previous tutorials
  • Decisions Decisions Decisions !!! ? ? ?
  • Bad Decisions !!!
  • Insight into decision making
  • Example John and Mary
  • Example John and Mary
  • Example John and Mary
  • Example John and Mary
  • Example John and Mary
  • Example John and Mary
  • Example John and Mary
  • Example John and Mary
  • What went through Mary’s mind?
  • Example John and Mary Rewind
  • How we make decisions “ Mary, will you marry me?” Sound waves hit Mary’s ear
  • How we make decisions “ Mary, will you marry me?” Impulse reaches Mary’s brain
  • How we make decisions “ Mary, will you marry me?” Impulse reaches Mary’s subtle sense of hearing
  • How we make decisions Conscious mind Mary is now aware that some words have been spoken
  • How we make decisions Conscious mind Identification and interpretation centre Here it identifies and interprets the impulse as – the words that have been spoken by John are that he wants me to marry him.
  • How we make decisions Conscious mind Identification and interpretation centre Like and dislike centre (-ve) As Mary does not like the way John’s mother treats her.
  • How we make decisions Conscious mind Identification and interpretation centre Like and dislike centre (-ve) Mary’s strong urge to be married and have children. Instinct and desire centre (+ve)
  • How we make decisions Conscious mind Identification and interpretation centre Like and dislike centre (-ve) Mary’s felt that she was put on the spot Instinct and desire centre (+ve) Temperamental characteristics centre (-ve)
  • How we make decisions Conscious mind Identification and interpretation centre Like and dislike centre (-ve) Maximum give-and-take accounts with John in this lifetime Instinct and desire centre (+ve) Temperamental characteristics centre (-ve) (+ve) Give-and-take account centre
  • How we make decisions Conscious mind Identification and interpretation centre Like and dislike centre (-ve) Instinct and desire centre (+ve) Temperamental characteristics centre (-ve) (+ve) Give-and-take account centre Intellect
  • How we make decisions Final decision = Yes Give and take account centre has vetoing rights over all the other centres and the intellect Yes Give-and-take account centre No Intellect No Temperamental characteristics centre No Instinct and desire centre No Like and dislike centre No Identification and interpretation centre
  • How we make decisions This is also the explanation behind why some people go ahead and get married despite it being obvious to everyone including the couple that they are mismatched.
  • Example John and Mary Intellect Five subtle motor organs Motor and hypothalamic centres in the brain and the conscious mind
  • Example John and Mary
  • How we make decisions – when there is no give-and-take account Conscious mind Identification and interpretation centre Like and dislike centre Instinct and desire centre Temperamental characteristics centre Give-and-take account centre Active Active Active Active Neutral
  • All major events are destined The Give-and-Take account centre in the mind influences all major events Birth Marriage The Sub-conscious Mind Major accidents Death
  • Overcoming bad decision making due to destiny Only way by spiritual practice
  • Overcoming bad decision making due to destiny Only way by spiritual practice Next tutorial - Chanting the Name of God as a spiritual practice helps in overcoming destiny