Some simple exercises in consciousness to recognize अंत:करण (aMta:karaNa) by @davidfrawleyved
1)Mana (मन ) and indriyas(इन्द्रिय) related
a) Observe how you use your senses and which sense you use most and in what manner
b) See to what extent sensory influences dominate you
c) How do you relate to audio, visual, tactile, and other sensations
d) To what degree can you control your mind's attention and not to be distracted by sensory influences
e) What sensations most attract and bind your mind
f) What mental and emotional impressions and influences most affect you through the senses (fear, anger, desire, love, or hate).
g) See what mental impressions and information most affects you.
h) See how your senses control you and dominate your attention.
i) Do the same in regard to the motor organs (कर्मेन्द्रिय).
j) See what control you have over your vocal organs, hands, feet, reproductive, and eliminatory organs.
k) Can you turn off their activities and detach yourself from their urges or are you under their power?
These mental exercises provide a good measure of how much you are in control of your mind or how much your mind controls you.
2) अहंकार (ahaMkAra) related:
a) See what you most identify with in life --- occupation, family, friends, property, country, religion and so on.
b) See how closely you identify with your body, senses, opinions, emotions and ideas.
c) Examine what you most fear losing and what you are most trying to gain: pleasure, wealth, power, name, fame, and so on.
d) Imagine that you are dying today and have to let everything go. See how difficult it may be and what most holds you this world.
3) बुद्धि (buddhi) related

a) See where your sense of discrimination is most developed, whether it is food, movies, sex, sports, scientific information, politics, art, philosophy, or spiritual knowledge.
b) See where your intelligence has its greatest refinement clarity and depth.
c) See if you have cultivated an outer sense of discrimination, developing opinions about people or situations, or an inner sense, learning to discern the inner truth or reality of thigs.
c) Note where your sense of discrimination naturally goes, what you are most commonly calculating.
d) Note where you most exercise your sense of choice, value, and judgment.
Through this process, you can understand the nature of your intelligence and how it is likely to develop.
चित्त (chitta) related

a) Examine the weight of your life experience: the substances and energies you have taken into yourself through your habitual actions and expressions. 1/8
b) Look at the quality of your food, impressions, and associations, the emotions you have most frequently, the thoughts and beliefs which motivate you.
c) See what you hold most dear, what abides most deeply in your heart, what you most give attention to.
c) On one side, place all your negative life activities --- negative emotions (anger, lust, fear, ambition, violence), pursuit of pleasure, desire, and selfishness. 3/8
On the other side, place all your positive life activities --- meditation, prayer, spiritual study, good works, social service, and so on. Note the balance. 4/8
d) Your चित्त (chitta) is the storehouse of all this experience. Its nature depends upon the predominence of your mental activity, particularly at the heart level. 5/8
e) Another way to do this is to examine your spontaneous and automatic reactions, to see what your programming is.
f) Note your immediate reactions to situations, particularly those in which are taken off guard, or are in some way threatened. 6/8
g) Note also your consciousness during habitual states like sleeping, eating entertainment and other mechanical activities, when you are not engaged in any specific mental activity. 7/8
This underlying inertia of the mind is your चित्त (chitta). 8/8
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