by Harnaak Singh       (170228)

Gur Sikh Jio. Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh.


We have learned about the WILL, PERCEPTION, MEMORY, REASON, IMAGINATION and the INTUITION faculties of the MIND. 

WILL is any “internally motivated desire” in the form of a THOUGHT.  WILL can make us do anything, right or wrong, good or bad.   MEDITATION aids focus, which strengthens the WILL power.  

Our PERCEPTION can be considered as being our point of view. Our PERCEPTION is very much dependent on our BELIEF and it is relative.  Our view, others view and DUALITY are considerations for the faculty of PERCEPTION.  

MEMORY is the faculty of retaining and recalling, events, impressions, previous experience.  This essentially means all information that we have been exposed to and experienced.  MEMORY has three essential parts: SENSORY, SHORT TERM and LONG TERM MEMORY.  

REASONING involves the choice of certain facts or assumptions and then making judgements, decisions, conclusions or inferences based on these.  REASON, first blocks or filters unwanted information before processing it.  DEDUCTION and INDUCTION are the two main techniques employed in REASONING.

IMAGINATION is essentially creating a visual (Image), emotional (sensation) or conceptual THOUGHT without an external stimulus.  IMAGINATION is a complicated but powerful faculty which looks at our future reality at the present.

INTUITION is a direct realisation or perception of a solution to a task, independent of the REASONING faculty.  INTUITION occurs in the immediacy.  INTUITION and IMAGINATION work very much hand in hand to find solutions to difficult tasks.  The source of the realisation of a solution is the ALL PERVADING CONSCIOUSNESS.  

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In the next part we will discuss how these faculties work together in synergy to enable us to interact with the creation and the all-pervading consciousness.

Thank You for listening and reading.  ਗਲਤੀਆਂ ਦੀ ਖਿਮਾ.

Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh.

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