Thinking mind


The faculty of the mind, located in the left pre-frontal cortex, that generates thoughts, reasoning, remembering, judging, imagining, speculating, hoping, expecting, anticipating and inference,  based on past experience, knowledge,  and learning.  An important part of the thinking mind is the intellect, and together with consciousness, they constitute the mind of the ordinary person, or worldly mind, or false mind.  It is focused on the past as it is based on memory, past experience. The Thinking Mind has also been called Mind Base.

Refer to the text “The Three Aspects of Knowing” for more details.

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