Q: How long can the mind stay or be kept in the Heart?
Ramana: The period extends by practice.
Q: What happens at the end of the period?
R: The mind returns to the present normal state. Unity in the Heart
is replaced by variety of phenomena perceived. This is called the
outgoing mind. The heart-going mind is called the resting mind.
Q: Is all this process merely intellectual or does it exhibit feeling
R: The latter.