Synonyms of the word selfhood are lower self, egocentrism. Selfhood gives birth to egoism, selfishness, haughtiness, touchiness, envy, stubbornness, violence, ambitiousness, and other vices.
Selfhood is also the cause of socio-psychological vulnerability of a person.
It is also a serious obstacle for an individual consciousness on the way to Mergence with the Divine Consciousness. Stable Mergence with It is not possible if there remain even slight traces of selfhood.
Selfhood is produced by the manas and “dwells” in the ajna chakra. Therefore, one can overcome it only by learning to live with the consciousness — in the anahata chakra. One achieves the final victory over the selfhood — by mastering the state of Nirodhi.
To accomplish this goal, one needs also to make intellectual efforts on ethical self-analysis.
Spiritual Heart is an educational video film about the meaning of our lives and its realization.
The art of psychical self-regulation is the ability to control one’s own emotional states and work capacity. Without mastering it, one cannot achieve serious success on the spiritual Path.
The film describes main principles and methods of psychical self-regulation; also some practical techniques, including work with the chakras, are demonstrated.