self-directing

English translation: directing himself

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English term or phrase:self-directing
Selected answer:directing himself
Entered by: B D Finch

12:44 Jul 13, 2012
English language (monolingual) [PRO]
Art/Literary - Esoteric practices
English term or phrase: self-directing
Hello everyone,

Man from a psychological standpoint of development is not what he should be. He does not possess the self-mastery, the **self-directing** power of concentration that is his by right.

He has not trained himself in a way to promote his self-mastery. Every balanced mind possesses the faculties whose chief duties are to engineer, direct and concentrate the operations of the mind, both in a mental and physical sense. Man must learn to control not only his mind but his bodily movements

What does "self-directing" mean? If the power of cincentration is self-directing doesn't it mean that it (power of concentration) should act automatically, on its own, without any efforts from Man?

Thank you.
Mikhail Korolev
Local time: 17:53
directing himself
Explanation:
It is the man who would be "self-directing" through his power of concentration.
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B D Finch
France
Local time: 15:53
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Thank you, B D Finch.
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directing himself


Explanation:
It is the man who would be "self-directing" through his power of concentration.

B D Finch
France
Local time: 15:53
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
Thank you, B D Finch.

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