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Egotism is the practice of thinking and talking about oneself excessively because of an undue sense of self-importance. Egotism is a sign of damaged Bodily Ego and is an obstacle to Connection.

List of Connection Obstacles

Connection Obstacles > Egotism, Fear, Hypocrisy, Interference, Passion, Resentment, Three Poisons, Toxic Attachment, Undisciplined Mind


"It is an infamous thing to exalt oneself and to prefer oneself to all other creatures. You should learn a lesson from the pupil of the eye, which sees everyone else, and does not see itself. Shams Al-Din Hafiz" [1]


  1. Smith, Margaret. Readings from the Mystics of Islam. Westport, CT: PIR Publications, 1994.
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