Asmita, a philosophical pondering

Translates from Sanskrit as “ego.” In the ancient Indian text, the Yoga Sutra, Patanjali (a yogic sage) interprets asmita as “false identification.” I think of ego/asmita often, especially as I battle the demons telling me I am egotistical to write a book about my life. How much ego it too much? Too little? Not enough? […]

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