How often have you heard people demonize the ego on the spiritual journey (and life in general)? Our guess is a lot. After all, it is the source of our suffering. Yet making the ego our enemy is counterproductive. Going to war against it, trying to purge, kill, or transcend it tends to make us feel even worse than before. Why is this?
Contents & summary:
0:00– Why the ego is actually necessary (and crucial!) 0:35– Why making the ego our enemy is pointless 1:01– The importance of developing a balanced ego 1:47– Self-awareness as the key to freedom