December 27, 2013

Get over fear to realize the self

Important: This post is not directed to any one in specific. Those who pray knowing the true meaning do not relate to this post. 

God is present in one's own self, god is present in every being - living and non living.

Some people have blind faith in super human personalities who have become famous in their region. They have never seen the super human nor spoken to the super human, yet, they believe only to receive something in return. What's worse, few even bargain with the so-called god.

This is because they fear.
They do whatever their parents/friends/inmates have told them without knowing the reason. It is because they fear.
They do whatever is told by their local guru. It is because they fear
They recite all kinds of hymns without knowing the reason behind it. It is because they fear.
They fear so much that they don't dare examine what is in the self and around them.
They fear so much that they don't dare to probe into what or who god is and what the temples are for.
For what sake is this blind devotion, devotion- they call it!!
They fear so much that they don't think beyond what is being preached or what is being followed at home.
Grow up!!
Do not fear god. Do not be god-fearing.
Be friendly with god. Know who he is. Know more and more about him and keep probing.
There is nothing to fear.
Break the doors of materialism, religions, superstitions and open up your mind. Think beyond the daily chores.
Probe into why things are happening the way they are. Get the good. Get the bad. Renounce all and get God. And then you realize that god is none other than your own self. 

Doing whatever is being told to you, doing your duty at office and home, talking about places and people is not all what life is. There is much more beyond that. Discover life. Know what living is.

P.S.
I neither support nor deny the beliefs behind regional or religion practices. My main intention is, spend some time in knowing what you are doing and the prupose behind. I have invested good in this matter and happy with my experience. I believe in the concept of getting inspirired by sharing experiences and this is my small attempt in inspriring those few who are willing to know who they are and what their purpose is in this life.

Thanks for reading.

December 24, 2013

Significance of festivals

Ah!! There is a festival tomorrow. An opportunity to munch on all the special dishes, buy new dresses, get ready prettily, meet relatives, friends, ending the day with a blast. How many of us think this way? Do you relate yourself to it?

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Think beyond what you see.

A festival is not merely meant for shopping, dressing, eating, roaming. There is much more.
First, know the story behind a festival, its reason of existence and probe into how you can relate your life to it. In a wider aspect, any festival means 'the win of good over evil' and hence celebration follows. In this age where people concentrate only on celebration and take it's literal meaning should also try to know more about what the good was, what the evil was, and how evil could be conquered by the good.

All of us, for sure, in spite of being godly by true nature, depict evil qualities for momentary happiness in life without realizing where that would lead us to.

I.e., we in human form have good as well as evil qualities within us. Having said this, we should immediately realize that the evil has to be conquered by good and that is our sole endeavour in this life-to destroy all evil qualities and return to the universal power.

Hence, if not the entire year, at least on the occasion of festival one needs to understand it's importance.
Try eliminating just one negative quality in one's self  for each festival and know what real celebration is. Thus, try giving up all negative qualities one by one and realize how powerful the 'real you' are. Know for yourself how good life is when you realize and depict god in every action of yours.


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Hoping each of you would have the experience of true celebration in life.
Cheers!!!

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