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Hinduism - What Is Manas In Hindu Philosophy?


 (“mind”) Manas is one of the phases in the devolution of prakrti (primal matter), culminating in the world we see around us, in which human souls are subject to reincarnation, according to the metaphysics of the Samkhya school, one of the six schools of Hindu philosophy (samsara).

Manas develops from the ahamkar stage, which is characterized by a first feeling of Self and subjectivity.

The mind (manas) develops as a source of intellectual activity, which, when combined with this sense of subjectivity, gives rise to the concept of individual identity.

According to the Samkhyas, the growth of the individual's sense organs (jnanendriyas) and action organs (karmendriyas), as well as the subtle components (tanmatras) that are the source of the world's material things, occurs simultaneously with the formation of mental identity.

Manas became widely acknowledged as one of the five human sense organs, despite the fact that following philosophical systems essentially rejected Samkhya cosmology.

The manas detects mental items (ideas) in the same way as the eye and ears sense sight and sound, enabling the person to experience them.


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MANAS, BANDHANA, AND SENSE-OBJECTS


A person's desire for an object is fueled by passion. He is enamored of things and has a strong desire for them. These two influences need to get out of you. 

The Niranjana or the Stainless are the ones to look for.

All that one believes is beneficial to themselves should be abandoned.

Manas (MIND) should be held in the midst of Shakti, and Shakti should be kept in the midst of Manas. 

He can investigate Manas by Manas. He then departs from even the highest level.

Manas is the only Bindu. It is the reason for development and survival.

Bindu can only be made from Manas, just like curd from milk. 


Manas has a different organ from the one in the centre of Bandhana. 

Where Shakti is between the Sun and the Moon is where Bandhana is found.