What is ego

How to reduce Ego according to Bhaktiyoga (Path of Devotion)

1. Being aware that the body is not ours, but belongs to God         Considering yourself to be the body is the greatest mistake. The second mistake is to love the body considering it to be your own. Still greater mistake is to nurture the qualities of the body, that is, desires and instincts. Once … Read more

Signs of Spiritual growth after reduction in Ego

1. Decrease in the pace of breathing         The pace of breathing decreases as ego gets transformed from tamasik ego to rajasik, and eventually to sattvik ego. When the breathing is approximately four to five times per minute, only awareness of pure ego remains.         Question : According to today’s science, at an average we … Read more