Hari OM Shri Kamal
Thank you for the quote on the mind. Would like to add my learning on mind.( Ref Adi Sankara's Viveka Chudamani)
1)Mind and Self are intimate
2) Mind is always inert. Affected by kama, krodha, raga, dvesha etc and continues to be a samsari. Self is always pure and free.
3) Even though the mind is insentient, it appears to be sentient. Similarly the samsara or imperfection of mind is seemingly transferred to Self.
4) Mind and consciousness joined together is experienced as unitary entity. Samsari Aham, (Miserable I) is the unitary experience. The miserability belongs to the mind and I am non miserable, pure Ananda.
Given the above facts, what we have to do.
Never claim mind as I am.
I am the user of my imperfect mind. I will keep it reasonably perfect ( nirmama, nirahankara) for transactional purpose.
Mind is my tool and I am the master. I am Nityah, Muktah, Ananda.