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Mistakes

We can learn from all actions, positive, neutral, and negative, if we remain mindful —that is, if we observe dispassionately the mental processes that led us to them, their actual performance, and the consequences that ensue.  The key word is … Continue reading

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Perception and inference

The means of validly cognizing an object directly is perception (pratyaksha), and the means of validly cognizing an object indirectly is inference (anumana).  The function of perception is to directly reveal the object present to the senses. Subsequently, it is … Continue reading

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