We have to break the chains of superstition. First make sure there are any chains, otherwise you may break somebody’s arms and legs in the process. Chains can only be broken if there are any. What if there are none?
But why is this pain there? This should be understood because understanding will help you to go through it, And if you go through it knowingly, you will come out of it more easily, and sooner.
We are forcing everything on them but it is blissful to be Rabindranath. There is no need to become like someone else. And this is true not only about Rabindranath; it is enough for even the most ordinary person just to be himself.
H G Wells, has written that Gautam Buddha was the most Godless man and the most God like. What happened to this Gautam? He created, he gave birth to the highest peak, the highest possibility. The ultimate had happened in him; than he was no longer creating anything
Hope means that now, where ever he is in life, the seeker sees a ray of hope. If the night is very dark, he sees that the dawning of the day is closed. If the skies are full of black clouds he says, ” How wonderful the flash of lightening will be!” If suffering comes to him he says, “Let us wait a little; happiness must be just around the corner.
The word ” Meditation” and ” Medicine” come from the same root. Medicine means that which heals the physical and meditation means that which heals the spiritual. Both are healing powers. Another thing to be remembered : the world ” Healing” and the word ” Whole” also come from the same root. To be healed […]
Start from the body, and then go, slowly, slowly, deeper. And don’t start anything else unless you have solved the first problem. If your body is tensed, don’t start with your mind. Wait. Work on the body first. Remember, small things are of immense help.
There have been revolutions in which we have not accepted the presence of God; instead, very often the revolutionary denies the existence of God. He looks on God as a hindrance to the revolution. He tries to tear down God too. He even becomes angry with God, feeling , “There is so much poverty in the world, so where is your God? what God are you talking about? If there is so much pain and suffering in the world, God cannot exist.” He has tried to erase God.
Man’s quest for the truth is eternal. It is a long pilgrimage without any beginning. Though it comes to an end, it has no beginning. We have been searching and searching and searching; our search has continued through the centuries, sometime in one form sometime in another form. Even those who don’t seem to be […]