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Your search for happiness
@ Finding Happiness @
 1 July 2018  
Art

Sometimes things don't go the way we want them to. Sometimes we feel disaster with challenges and difficulties of life. In reality, all of our problems arise from our own mind & from our own work. At that time we did not get the actual reason, but if we take the time to investigate deeply we will discover this truth for ourselves. We are responsible for what happens with us. So learn to forgive & forget. Don't think about yourself only, at the time you started thinking about yourself, then keep in your mind that you are entering into the depression. To irradiate those things -just do your job properly and don't lose in your worries. Take a look at your surrounding then you can understand your problems are nothing. There are lots of people who have more problems than you. Don't think all problem solution is money only. Sometimes your encouraging words and caring nature can be helpful more than money.Everything of Fairyland is lovely because it's according to our imagination but the real fact is it's only like a dream. The real world is different so believe in reality, not in fairyland. Walking on the road alone you can see the life of people. A question coming in my mind, why people have a different kind of lifestyles, why don't they have the same lifestyle? Someone going in shopping and spending as much as he/she can still he/she wants more but there is another one begging on the road for collecting single coins. Someone having a proper house but he wants more house for increasing his property but there is another one who doesn't have anything to save his head. Someone having lots of time to waste but there is another one who doesn't have time to do kinds of stuff, etc. If I go for writing those differences then it will not end.Satisfaction is necessary which comes through our work only. Dissatisfactory work always forces you to think.Remember those old days, when we all are in a childhood stage, how you make yourself satisfy in little things. How you jump in puddles and make yourself happy. How we use a single rupee coin for buying chocolate and when we started eating that we lost in melting that in our mouth and simultaneously we tried to feel the flavor of that chocolate. At that time we make ourselves satisfied so why not now! This is also same life with different taste, it depends upon us to taste in which way we want them to taste.It's the human tendency, we have enough kinds of stuff but our expectation is the main cause of our sadness. It depends upon us how to respond to our life in difficulties. When we can respond to life's difficulties with a positive and peaceful mind, they suddenly seem to melt away into nothing right before our eyes. If we think what is happening, this is only right then we don't see any difficulties, all problem will be like a happiness. Don't forget we can learn from the experiences so allow all problems in a positive manner.Try to do things or give your hands, only to needy people, because this world is full of fake people. Don't hate them because it's not their fault it's only their blindness and environment effect. If possible then handle them & try to be a brightness in their life and show the proper path otherwise leave them as they are. They will understand from their experience.I am always thinking why it is so hard to maintain a continuous happy and peaceful mind if we have all potential for peace and happiness within us? Now I get the answer that is because we habitually surrender to negative thoughts that consume our mind and destroy our inner peace. We only have the capacity to change it, if we adopt a negative state of mind in a positive way then we find the solution easily. At the last but not the least "happiness and Sadness only exist within the mind, so their origins cannot be found outside the mind. In order to really achieve permanent happiness and freedom from all suffering, we must first achieve a thorough understanding of the mind".

Bhagavad Gita Verse 2.15
 12 July 2019  

Mind And Consciousness - In Gita Verse 2.15 O best among men [Arjuna], the person who is not disturbed by happiness and distress and is steady in both is certainly eligible for liberation.Now Krishna is reminding Arjuna, during his life he has lived in middle. Did not get disturbed by happiness or distress. Read carefully Krishna is reminding him not praising him.There is a difference in reminding and praising. Why he is reminding Arjuna regarding himself, so that he can become alert and watchful, and not unconscious towards himself. It’s just like a mother waking up the child, whispering and reminding him it’s time to go to school. Krishna is awakening Arjuna from his unconsciousness.He also said that the person who is in the middle is certainly eligible for liberation. Liberation is not after the death. Liberation means liberation from unconsciousness. Person can feel freedom and liberation only when he can become self-alert or self-conscious.By saying Arjuna is eligible means he can be liberated right now if he becomes watchful and self-conscious. Krishna is very specifically told his eligibility, but didn’t say that you are liberated. During his life he has lived in the middle, not disturbed by happiness or distress, at that time he was liberated. But right now he is in bondage.Recollect a time when you were really not willing to use your intelligence, I am not saying intellect, saying intelligence, we are habitual to use our intellect but not our itelligence. Intellect is connected with mind, information of objective world and following it. This will create bondage. When we use our intelligence means our wisdom, which has fragrance of self-alertness, life, we are liberated.Some incident in your life when you felt there is no way out that is the time when you are not using your intelligence but intellect. Your focus is on the problem and not on solution. Whenever our focus is on the problem we are using our intellect and not intelligence.Look at the scientists whenever they are doing any research their focus is on what are the possibilities,they take any object but their focus is on what more possibility is there. They don’t get stuck at the object or at the end result, means expected result, their whole focus is in this moment to find more possibility from that object. They are taking the object and all the information, but do not get stuck over there. Then they look at the object in a different way they change their paradigm from information on the object to possibility from the object. They transcend their intellect to intelligence. In that they find freedom which is first step towards liberation.Now in our daily life we have object as circumstances to act, if we use our intellect means we are only using the information collected from various resources so it becomes bondage or problem. It will create emotions like anger, irritations, anxiety, etc. We will be in misery. Same circumstances if like scientist we take it and think what right now is the possibility for me to handle this circumstance, you will immediately calm down and instead of focusing on the circumstances you will watch the circumstances. Looking the circumstances as possibility, and not as a problem.Everyone of us today is facing the problem of traffic. Specially those who live in metropolitan cities. Either you can look at it as problem or you can think what else you can do while you are in traffic. Even the thought of what you can do while you are in traffic the thought itself will calm you down. What exactly has happened is you have directed your energy from problem to possibility. Problem is tiny, narrow and possibility is vast. Your mind is tiny and consciousness is vast you have turned from tiny to vast - so relaxed. You became capable of transforming your emotions to sensitivity.Now look at Arjuna when for him the war was assignment of universe, Fighting Without Enmity, by that he will be contributor to humanity. He was connected with vast, his consciousness. He was liberated. As soon as he became unconscious towards the self immediately he became miserable. He started thinking in terms of intellect which will appeal to our mind but not to the consciousness. Only living master or person like Krishna will be of help to turn our unconsciousness to consciousness, tiny to vast.The real living master is only a presence. He has no intentions of being a master. His presence is his teaching. His love is his message. Every gesture of his hand is pointing to the moon. And this whole thing is not being done, it is a happening. The master is not a doer. He has learned the greatest secret of life: let-go.The living master has drowned his ego and the idea of separation from existence itself. He is no longer there as a separate entity, he is just a window. You can see through the window the infinite sky and the expanding universe: the sunrise, the sunset, a bird on the wing, the lotus opening its being, releasing its fragrance.The living master is just an immense emptiness.Krishna in this verse by saying these words “the person who is not disturbed by happiness and distress and is steady in both is certainly eligible for liberation” he presents his emptiness, he is giving space to Arjuna to come out from unconsciousness to consciousness.

The hormones of happyness
 1 April 2019  

😊The Hormones Of Happiness : How To Increase Them😊...............................................All of your feelings and emotions are a result of chemical reactions taking place in your body. These reactions are responsible for making you feel negative emotions, like anger and sadness, as well as positive emotions, like love and happiness. Read on to find out what your happy hormones are and how you can increase them.😊Endorphins..........***Endorphins are your body's natural painkillers, since they block pain. Most people are aware of the fact that exercise releases endorphins, but they don't realise the reason for this. Way back in the stone ages, endorphins were important to our ancestors because they enabled them to keep running through the pain and escape predators. Today, we don't need to escape predators anymore, so we only produce endorphins when we perform anaerobic exercises, since endorphins help us to keep going even after we deplete our oxygen stores.Ways to increase your endorphin levels:***• Exercise to cope with chronic pain.• Eat spicy food, since your tongue has receptors that react to spice by sending messages to your brain that are similar to pain signals, causing your brain to trigger the release of endorphins.😊Serotonin***Serotonin is the key hormone of happiness, since it regulates mood, prevents depression, thwarts irritation and makes you happy and sociable.Ways to increase your serotonin levels:***• Spend time in the sun, since sunlight causes your body to produce Vitamin D, which triggers the release of serotonin.• Think happy thoughts, since your brain produces serotonin when you remember happy memories or think about things that make you happy.• Consume foods like milk and corn, since they contain tryptophan, a substance that your body converts to serotonin. Other carbohydrates also contain tryptophan.• Do a low-intensity workout, since your body produces serotonin when it is performing aerobic exercise, as opposed to the endorphins it produces during anaerobic exercise.😊Dopamine..........***Dopamine is a pleasure hormone that is released when you strive towards a goal. Dopamine motivates you to work hard so that you can achieve the satisfaction of reaching that goal. It also keeps you mentally alert and helps you focus.Ways to increase your dopamine levels:***• Set daily or monthly goals, since they give you something to strive towards.• Set exercise goals, since dopamine increases in tandem with serotonin and endorphins when you exercise. Setting goals will increase the production of dopamine even more.• Eat foods that are rich in protein.😊Oxytocin......****Oxytocin is the love hormone, and is released in large amounts during sexual intercourse and childbirth, but also during other types of affectionate physical contact, like hugging. Oxytocin also increases feelings of love and trust.Ways to increase your oxytocin levels: 😊• Get a massage, since it relaxes your muscles and the prolonged physical contact triggers the release of oxytocin.• Show your friends and family that you love them by touching them affectionately. You can hug your parents, throw an arm around a friend or cuddle up with your partner.😊What are the limitations of these hormones?*****Hormones are effective, but they do have their limitations. The effects of endorphins are only temporary. If you have had a fight with someone for example, exercising will make you feel better for a while, but until you sort out the fight your unhappiness will keep returning. Oxytocin is a great way to build a relationship, but common sense dictates that you can't love and trust everyone you meet or you will be the victim of several scams. Too much dopamine is unhealthy, since it can cause addictions.source: internetRajabala

Bhagavad Gita Verse 2.56
 21 August 2019  

Attachment - In Gita Verse 2.56 One who is not disturbed in mind even amidst the threefold miseries or elated when there is happiness, and who is free from attachment, fear and anger, is called a sage of steady mind.Krishna says once you become Pure Consciousness, you have transcended mind, become pure transcendental consciousness. In the middle of all the present circumstances and all the mind made misery there will be happiness, bliss. This will not make you hyper, anxious, but allow you to take action from your wholeness, universal - self. Which is not separate. Separation is our mind ego.Generally we all have a question - Are mind and consciousness separate things? Or is the silent mind, or the concentrated mind, what is called “consciousness”?It depends, it depends on your definition. But to me, mind is that part which has been given to you. It is not yours. Mind means the borrowed, mind means the cultivated, mind means that with which the society has penetrated you. It is not you.Consciousness is your nature; mind is just the circumference created by the society around you, the culture, your education.Mind means the conditioning. So, you can have a Hindu mind, you cannot have a Hindu consciousness. You can have a Christian mind, you can’t have a Christian consciousness. Consciousness is one: it is not divisible. Minds are many. Societies are many, cultures, religions are many and each culture, each society, creates a different mind. Mind is a social by-product. And unless this mind dissolves, you cannot go within; you cannot know what is really your nature, what is authentically your existence, your consciousness.To struggle for meditation is to struggle against the mind. Mind is never meditative and mind is never silent, so to say “a silent mind” is meaningless, absurd. It is just like saying “a healthy disease.” It makes no sense. How can there be a disease that is healthy? Disease is disease, and health is the absence of disease.There is nothing like a silent mind. When there is silence, there is no mind. When there is mind, there is no silence. Mind, as such, is the disturbance, the dis-ease. Meditation is the state of no-mind – not of a silent mind, not of a healthy mind, not of a concentrated mind, no. Meditation is the state of no-mind: no society within you, no conditioning within you – just you, with your pure consciousness.Who can be free from attachments:Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.Less Pain and Suffering:Humans tend to hold on to things, but this futile grasping, this attachment, most often leads to pain and suffering. This is because we internalize possessions, relationships, or other objects of desire. Let me explain. Suppose I have access to something or someone from whom I derive pleasure, happiness, or some form of enjoyment, then suddenly this access is taken away. What happens? If we are attached, we suffer; we feel like we have been robbed. We feel like something that was once ‘ours’ is no longer. Hence, we suffer and experience pain.In Bhagavad Gita Verse 2.52, I have explained in detail what is pain, and how to transcend the pain by seeing everything as a whole and not in a compartmental way.The man who is not disturbed by the mind who can see everything happening as process and whole not as compartmental like seed, tree and seed. Then man will not be attached to anything. They will just become part of the universe and play its role. Like in the movie each actor will play their role to create the whole movie, same way to without giving any meaning of our knowledge and information or the objective world the person will take only to play their role in totality.Krishna is telling Arjuna to be total in his role towards war.

Remember this while Buying Diwali Gifts for Employees
 23 October 2019  
Art

Diwali is a festival that is filled with enthusiasm, joy, and happiness. This festival depicts the victory of good over evil. The celebration of Diwali has special significance in our Indian society. On this day, people light diyas in their homes and worship Goddess Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth. According to the mythological beliefs, on this day Lord Rama killed Ravana and returned to Ayodhya after 14 years of exile. The residents of Ayodhya lit the entire place with lamps in the happiness of their King Rama's return.Secondly, this day is also celebrated as the birthday of Goddess Lakshmi. The third Tirthankar Mahavira, who founded Jainism, attained nirvana on the day of Diwali. Fourth is that according to the Mahabharata, the Pandavas returned to their kingdom on the new moon of Kartik month after a long period (12 years) of expulsion. Diwali is the best time when you can express your love and feelings towards your loved ones. So, this Diwali shows your immense love towards your employees by giving elegant Diwali gifts. This article will surely help what points you should keep in mind when you buy Diwali gifts for employees.Gifting is a Speciality It is very common to wish relatives and employees on Diwali, but there is a tradition of giving gifts on this day. The reason for this is to show love towards them and see the happiness on their faces. If you are a boss, then you should give gifts to the employees of your office on this special occasion of Diwali. By doing this, they will be happy and will do their work with more loyalty and dedication. Also, you can add your company name or logo on that gift. This will efficiently promote your company and also increase brand value. This is called two shots with one stone.No compromise with qualityFollow the strategy of "gift, be it cheap but good." The Diwali festival comes only once a year, so you should try to give the best gifts to your employees according to the budget. You have to deal with both the gift quality and the budget. Do not compromise with the quality as it will spoil not only your name but also the name of your entire company. On the occasion of Diwali in the market, you will find different and attractive gifts. On the occasion of Diwali in the market, you get to see many unusual and beautiful gifts. All sellers are trying to earn profits by attracting more and more customers on the pretext of Diwali. In such a situation, the identity of a sensible buyer is that he should not fall into the trap of such temptation and choose gifts with his understanding.Customize the gifts to suit your brandYour gift is also an advertisement that you should pay attention to how it can represent your brand correctly. One of the ways that you can look at this is when choosing a gift to make it fit your brand whether you will be able to succeed or not, whether you will be able to put your company logo on it or whether it will be able to match its color to your brand color. Such personalization not only helps in strengthening your brand but also increases awareness and curiosity among the viewers. You can opt for the best Diwali gift hampers on the online stores at affordable prices. Choose a gift based on the relationshipTo make a company successful it needs the employees, associates, vendors also apart from the owner. These people work hard for the whole year to help the company grow. Therefore, it is essential that on a special occasion like Diwali, you gift these people and thank them wholeheartedly for their actual work. As we know that employees are the life of the company, then their gift should be something unique and special. The same should be purchased for everyone but should be an excellent one.I hope so, guys, these points will surely help you to make your employees more happy on this Diwali. If you are unable to purchase gifts on Diwali due to some business meeting, then you can send Diwali gifts online to Delhi with your best wishes of Diwali.

Bollywood around the trees
 6 February 2019  

"Bollywood is all about dancing around the trees"... probably yes and that's what makes us unique and jhintaak!
I guess "around the trees" is a metaphor to show that sweet shyness which tingles your body and that strange happiness you don't know how to express. Most of the songs picturised around trees are the ones where the girl and boy are expressing their love coyly. Starting from 1930s where Ashok Kumar and Devika Rani crooned to “Main Ban Ki Chidiya Ban Me” around the trees to almost the end of 1990s, hindi cinema have taken refuge of nature to depict romance.
And why not? Trees, flowers, gardens and nature appear the best when you heart is blooming with love. It is a state of mind which depicts happiness and joy. Even autumn starts looking fresh in hues of brown and grey, when the love blossoms! Remember the tulip garden in Dekha Ek Khwab from Silsila!
However, I want to recollect one rare song which fits the bill and still does not qualify to be jhintaak at all! “Dil Dhoondhta Hai” from Mausam!
Mausam signifies weather, which changes and never remains constant! The movie aptly titled shows myriad variations of emotions which are created by circumstances and fate. A happy couple separates, a daughter never sees her father and life takes her on the path of a profession where a man is a man, not a father or brother or friend! Fate brings the father and daughter back and relationship tornado takes swirls!
And one song which summarises the whole movie is Dil Dhoondhta Hai Phir Wohi Fursat ke Raat Din!
Gulzar Saab has penned this song in such articulated way that the same lyrics make up for a happy version and a sad version. While Madan Mohan ji has composed both the versions in typical moods, we must give complete credit to Bhupinder Singh ji for exuding such strong emotions in each version so beautifully!
The baritone effortlessly reach your soul in both the versions. While singing happy, he voice smiles and while remembering the happy times heart cries, his voice will pierce you with pain and pathos! More you listen to each version, more you fall in love!
Happy Birthday Bhupinder Singh ji!

 
 


எது சரி? எது தவறு?
 4 November 2020  

எது சரி? எது தவறு?என்பது செயலில் இல்லை.அந்த செயலின் விளைவில் உள்ளது.விளைவின் அடிப்படை செயல் என்பதால்சரியா? தவறா? என்று செயலை பற்றிவிவாதித்துக்கொண்டிருக்கிறோம்.எல்லோரும் செயலை சரி,தவறு என்ற மதீப்பீட்டில் அணுகும்போது அது தங்கள் உரிமையில் தலையிடுவதாக நினைக்கின்றனர்..ஆனால்செயல் ஏற்படுத்தும் விளைவிற்கு பொறுப்பேற்க சொன்னால்ஒருவரும் தயாராய் இல்லை.பொறுப்பேற்காத உரிமை என்பது சர்வாதிகாரம்.சரி தவறு என்பது மனிதனாக ஏற்படுத்திக்கொண்டது தான்.அதனால் எதுவுமே தவறில்லை.So இந்த வாழ்க்கையை என்ஜாய் செய்யலாம் என்று சொல்வோரும் உண்டு.எல்லா செயலுக்குமே விளைவுகள் இருக்கிறது..எல்லோரும் எல்லா செயலையும் செய்ய முடியும்  அதில் தவறென்ன என்று கேட்கவும் முடியும்.ஆனால் விளைவுகளை எதிர்கொள்ளும் வலிமை என்பது ஒரு சிலருக்கு மட்டுமே இருக்கிறது.இதனால் தான் இது சரி,இது தவறு என்கிற Morality ஐ சமூகமும் அதனை தொடர்ந்து பெரும்பான்மையான மக்களும் கடைபிடிக்கின்றனர்.ஏனெனில் பெரும்பான்மையானோர் விளைவுகளை சந்திக்கவே விரும்புவதில்லை..வெறும் பேச்சுக்கு, தங்களை வித்தியாசமாக நினைப்பவர்கள் வேண்டுமானால்,சரி தவறு எல்லாமே நம் பார்வையில் தான் இருக்கிறது என்று Morality ஐ subjective ஆக அணுகக்கூடும்.ஆனால் இவர்கள் பெரும்பாலும் அந்த செயல்களின் விளைவுகளை பற்றி யோசிக்காமலேயே இவ்வகையில் சிந்திக்கின்றனர்.இந்த சரி,தவறு என்கிற Morality என்பது மனிதனின் எல்லைகள்.மனிதன் ஒழுக்கின்மை(Chaos) என்னும் பெருவெள்ளத்தில் விழுந்துவிட கூடாது அதன் விளைவுகளை அவனால் சந்திக்க இயலாது மற்றும் தன் குறிக்கோளை நோக்கிய பயணத்திற்கு மிகப்பெரிய தடைகல்லாக இருப்பதால் தர்க்கப்பூர்வமாகவும்,அனுபவரீதியாகவும் மனிதன் தனக்குதானே ஏற்படுத்திக்கொண்ட ஒரு Discipline.ஒரு குறிப்பிட்ட எல்லைக்குள்  அணுவைப்பிளப்பது போல...அந்த எல்லையை உடைத்தால் ஊரே அழிந்துவிடும்.அது chaos தானே.சரி,தவறு என்னும் எல்லைகள்இருக்கும் போது மட்டுமே Chaos இடம் இருந்தும் அது தரும் வலியும்,வேதனையிலிருந்து மனிதன் தன்னை தற்காத்துக்கொள்ள முடியும்.சரி,தவறு என்பது நம் வாழ்வு ஒழுக்கினமையில் விழாதபடி பார்த்துகொள்ள நாம் கண்டடைந்த யதார்த்த விதிகள்..இது எல்லோருக்கும் எல்லா காலத்திற்கும் பொருந்தும்..ஆனால் இதை அப்படியே கடைபிடித்தால் இன்பத்திற்காக ஏங்குபவர்களால் இன்பத்தை தொலைக்க வேண்டி இருப்பதால் தங்களுக்கு ஏற்றவாறு அவ்வப்போது மாற்றயமைத்துக்கொள்கின்றனர்.அப்போது தான் சரி,தவறு என்பது ஒவ்வொருவருக்கும் மாறும்..என்று அதற்கு சப்பைகட்டு கட்டுவார்கள்..இன்பத்திற்காக மாற்றயமைக்கபப்ட சரி..தவறாக போகும் பட்சத்தில்..விளைவுகளின் துன்பம் வந்து அவர்களை துவட்டி எடுக்கும் போது தான்..சரி,தவறு என்று இருக்கிறது..அதை நமக்கு ஏற்றவாறு மாற்றயமைத்தது தவறு என்று உணர்ந்து புத்தி தெளியும்'மகிழ்ச்சி' என்று பெரும்பான்மையானவர்களால் நம்பப்படுவது ஒரு அற்பமான உணர்வு.Happiness is a Shallow pleasure.ஆனாலும் நம்மவர்கள் ஒரு தெருநாய்மோட்டார் வண்டியை துரத்துவது போல்..இன்பத்திற்காக விடாமல்சுயத்தை இழக்கும் போதையிலும் மகிழ்ச்சியை தேடிக்கொண்டிருக்கிறோம்அப்ப மகிழ்ச்சியாகவே இருக்கக்கூடாது என்று சொல்கிறீர்களா?.இல்லை மகிழ்ச்சி எது என்பதே நமக்கு தெரிவில்லை என்றுதான் சொல்கிறேன்.'மனநிறைவு' தான் மகிழ்ச்சி என்று சொல்கிறேன்..மனநிறைவு என்றால் போதும் என்று நினைக்கின்ற மனம் தான் மகிழ்ச்சியா?அதுவும் இல்லை..நாம் ஒரு பொருளை வாங்க வேண்டும் என்று நினைக்கிறோம் அதை வாங்கிவிட்ட மிதப்பில் துள்ளி குதிக்கிறோம்..ஆனால் ஒரு வாரத்தில் அந்த மகிழ்ச்சி காணாமல் போகிறதே எப்படி?சரி நமக்கு இருப்பதே போதும் என்று நினைக்கிறோம்.அதுவும் நமக்கு  மகிழ்ச்சி தருகிறதா?இல்லையே..வெறுமையை அல்லவா அது விட்டுச்செல்கிறது..ஆனால் இதையே ஒரு ஆக்கப்பூர்வமான விஷயத்தில் ஈடுபட்டு அதில் உங்களின் சிந்தையை,உழைப்பும் செலுத்தி அதில் பல இன்னல்களை கடந்து ஒருவழியாக வெற்றிபெறும் போது வரும் உணர்வு இருக்கிறதே..அது தான் மனநிறைவு..அது தான் மகிழ்ச்சி..'உருவாக்குதல் தான் மகிழ்ச்சி''Happiness is something that we ' create ' for ourselves'  என்று சொல்வார்களே..அதற்கு அர்த்தம் இதுதான்.To 'Create' something on your own is happiness..அந்த மகிழ்ச்சியை நீங்கள் முதுமையடைந்து மரணபடுக்கையில் இருக்கும்போது உங்களை சுற்றியுள்ளவர்களிடம் அதை பெருமிதத்துடன் சொல்லி கடைசிமூச்சை விடுவீர்கள்..அந்த மனநிறைவு தான் மகிழ்ச்சி :)

Vulgarity to Dignity in Sex
 27 April 2018  
Art

No one can deny that a woman has to live with the same senseof freedom and happiness as we do, because social harmony and peace isinterrelated with each and every one’s happiness in life. I know that most ofyou have respect for woman, but the present situation in India demands moreopen discussions and a little more energy from your side. There are manycomplexities that we need to resolve, behind this cruel action called “RAPE”.Without resolving them, if we make stringent laws, we are acting only on theperipheral of the issue. However, the centre from which this action springs upstill remains the same. Laws are necessary, but they are not enough. In aphysical relationship, the man and woman both should have a mutual agreement.Any action without that agreement proves that one is no more a MAN. We need toinclude this small fact in our education system.A physical relationship is a sacred thingthrough which creation happens, looking at it in a vulgar sense is a sin.Having an affair seems to be a heroic action, but sex is just a part of life,not all of it. We must learn how to get energy out of it, and soon die to thatpleasure, instead of feeding it to our memory. If we don’t die to that memory,it is used by thought and turns your life into a mess. Few of the issues behindthis cruelty seem to be1) Female foeticide – Because of this, theratio of the girlsto boys is reducing,and more men are left with wild unfulfilled desires, turning them into wild animals.2) No sex education –When we don’t teach a child about sex as apart of nature and how to involve in it in a dignified manner, vulgaritycreeps intothe mind. Forget about the child, can you and I talk about sex in a dignifiedmanner, without anyvulgar thoughts or jokescreeping into our conversation?3) Entertainment – Inthe entertainment industry, women are mostly objectified. Within the industrywomen may get paid more and mayget good respect. But because of the way they portray women inpublic, thecommon man is looking at women as sex objects or glamour dolls. Indecent jokes about sexual organs have become a trend becauseof our movies today. 4)   Not understanding thefact that thereis no problem with desire, but the problem is with either suppression or the craving for it.“I call himempty who has no love, and forhim sex becomes a problem, anissue, a thing to be avoided or to be indulged.”- Jiddu Krishnamurti

Bhagavad Gita Verse 2.66
 31 August 2019  

Sound Of Silence - In Gita Verse 2.66 One who is not connected with the Supreme can have neither transcendental intelligence nor a steady mind, without which there is no possibility of peace. And how can there be any happiness without peace?Krishna is making very easy for us to understand that unless we are connected with our subjectivity we will not find peace, silence. Without that silence no happiness can be found in life.Right now forget about our subjectivity. When we feel the connection with our parents how happy we are, our body is gift from our parents. This is our objective world, but the life of the body is gift of universe. Unless through our intelligence and understanding if we feel that connection with universe - that will be through our subjectivity - immediately we become silent. There will be pool of happiness which is not dependent on the objective world, it is bliss. It’s our own light, through which we find connection with subjectivity, see it, realize it, experience it, immediately that gives us the experience of silence and bliss. No one other than self can find this connection. No one can help us. But with everyone’s support it will help us to find out our own connection with our subjectivity. It’s through their sign that we can find our own connection with our subjectivity.Look back into your life in any small incident,when you were in emotional turmoil, there was misery, but during that time if you just become little alert towards yourself and suddenly you will find that in the middle of that emotional turmoil you become relaxed. I am not saying you will be silent, I am saying you will be relaxed. This experience of relaxation is nothing but your own light and through that you find your connection with the universe. Immediately you were relaxed. There was no external or objective world’s motivation, it was your realization. Without the objective world’s motivation if you feel relaxation in that moment you in your unconsciousness also become aware of your reality of yourself, as whole, not as fragments. This is what Krishna calls Transcendental Intelligence.For us most of the time Silence usually is understood to be something negative, something empty, an absence of sound, of noises. This misunderstanding is prevalent because very few people have ever experienced silence. All that they have experienced in the name of silence is noiselessness. But silence is a totally different phenomenon. It is utterly positive. It is existential, it is not empty. It is overflowing with a music that you have never heard before, with a fragrance that is unfamiliar to you, with a light that can only be seen by the inner eyes. It is not something fictitious; it is a reality, and a reality which is already present in everyone – we just never look in. All our senses are extrovert. Our eyes open outside, our ears open outside, our hands move outside, our legs…all our senses are meant to explore the outside world.But there is a sixth sense also, which is asleep because we have never used it. And no society, no culture, no educational system helps people to make the sixth sense active. That sixth sense, in the East, is called “the third eye.” It looks inward. And just as there is a way of looking in, so there is a way of hearing in, so there is a way of smelling in. Just as there are five senses moving outward, there are five counter-senses moving inward. In all, man has ten senses, but the first sense that starts the inner journey is the third eye, and then other senses start opening up.Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent, immensely silent, eternally silent. There has never been any noise, and there will never be any noise. No word can reach there, but you can reach. The mind cannot reach there, but you can reach because you are not the mind. The function of the mind is again to be a bridge between you and the objective world, and the function of the heart is to be a bridge between you and yourself.The silence that I have been talking about is the silence of the heart. It is a song in itself, without words and without sounds. It is only out of this silence that the flowers of love grow. It is this silence that becomes the garden of Eden. Meditation, and only meditation, is the key to open the doors of your own being.Once you experience the real silence, you will see in your action there is some different kind of intelligence, just like when we add sugar in the milk we will not find sugar separately but while drinking the milk we get the taste of sugar. Similarly when you become really silent at that time you merge with universe, you will not be able to find universe and you as separate but in your action you will feel, not only you but your surrounding also will feel the fragrance of universe, which we call Compassion.Krishna is not only saying to Arjuna but to everyone of us, that we are part of universe, which can be realised only through our self-alertness, once you realize this you are connected with your subjectivity and once you are connected with your subjectivity you can transcend your animal nature, unconsciousness into your consciousness. Once you become self-conscious immediately you will find silence and bliss in you. This sound of silence Krishna says is your Intelligence.

Bhagavad Gita Verse 1.44
 25 June 2019  

Divine And Sin - In Gita Verse 1.44 Alas, how strange it is that we are preparing to commit greatly sinful acts. Driven by the desire to enjoy royal happiness, we are intent on killing our own kinsmen.Arjuna in his unconsciousness could see that he is driven by his desire. Because of his unconsciousness he thinks that I am driven to have royal happiness. In fact he is caught up in desire, desire of saving the bodies of his kinsmen. He thinks that by avoiding the war he will save his kinsmen. Desire is desire. When we are caught up in desire we miss the whole point.Every desire gives you great promise of pleasure, but every desire ends up in utter pain.Seeing it, understanding it, nobody in the world is so stupid not to drop the desire and the whole journey with it. And this dropping of the desire and the journey brings you to the point of awareness. Why don’t people drop their desires? The reason is they don’t follow their desires fully, so they never come to see the connection.Everybody has many desires, is running in many directions simultaneously, so he never reaches very far in any direction. That’s the reason millions of people go on living in misery and cannot see that their own desires are causing it. They go on finding some other excuse why they are miserable. Perhaps others are causing it, perhaps fate is against them; perhaps the lines of their hand are not favorable; perhaps the astrological chart is not correct they go on shifting to something which is all nonsense.The lines of your hand have nothing to do with your life, and the stars in the sky have nothing to do with your life. Nor has the time of your birth anything to do with your life.You have to take the responsibility totally, that it is you who decides either to be in misery or to be in blessing.If you want misery, have more desires. If you want a blissfulness, then learn the art - even for few moments - of being desireless, and you will be surprised. Even for a few moments, if you are desireless, all anguish, all anxiety disappears. And you are so contented, so fulfilled, that you cannot ask for more. Your blessing is so much that you can only say that you bless the whole existence. Still it will be there. It is so much; it is overflowing.And once you have experienced - just for a moment - you have known the secret, you have found the key. Then it is up to you.If you want your twenty-four hours to be blissful, a song of ecstasy, just drop the desires. They have never given anything to anybody. They only make you beggars.Energy is same where and how we direct the energy that brings us the end result. If we are aware towards the self with the objective world then end result will bring joy and if we are not aware of either the self or objective world then end result will bring trauma and misery.Look at Arjuna, till he was conscious of his universal assignment, means aware towards the self with the objective world, there was fear, no desire, he was not looking and focused on the end result. But was looking into the present moment and it's assignment. In that awareness he never thought about sin.Same wars can become divine if it is fought from the awareness of universe assignment of fighting without enmity and with unawareness it will become sin. Act in itself is not divine or sin, our awareness regarding the act will make it divine or sin.