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Bondage or liberation of man depends on the mind - Vivekachudamani

Clouds are brought in by the wind and again driven away by the same agency. Similarly, man's bondage is caused by the mind and liberation too is caused by that alone.

The mind is the only cause that brings about man's bondage or liberation: when tainted by the effects of Rajas it leads to bondage, and when pure and divested of the Rajas and Tamas elements it conduces to Liberation.

In the forest-tract of sense pleasures there prowls a huge tiger called mind. Let good people who have a longing for liberation never go there.

When mind is purified, Liberation is as easy of access as a fruit on the palm of one's hand.

He who by means of one-pointed devotion for Liberation roots out the attachment for sense- objects, renounces all actions, and with faith in the Real Brahman regularly practices hearing etc., succeeds in purging the Rajasic nature of the intellect.

Vivekachudamani