“Daily Contemplation Series #13” “If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking” – George S. Patton Jr. Herd mentality takes us to known destination. Life is too precious to follow the herd. It is better to be lonely doing authentic stuff than being in the crowd doing inauthentic stuff. We all have creative juices within
“Daily Contemplation Series #12” Practioners of Hinduism offer flowers and Panch Amrit (Honey, Sugar, Milk, Curd, Ghee or Clarified Butter) to the idol of the deity*. The Esoteric meaning of flowers: Our mind must be fresh,pure, and devoid of worldly thoughts in order to recieve God’s Grace. It is only a meditative/spiritual lifestyle that can
“Daily Contemplation Series #11” Bhagwat Gita 3.35: It is far better to perform one’s natural prescribed duty, though tinged with faults than to perform another’s prescribed duty, though perfectly. In fact, it is preferable to die in the discharge of one’s duty than to follow the path of another, which is fraught with danger. Doing
“Daily Contemplation Series #10” Many of us offer flowers to deities without comprehending the esoteric meaning behind it. The flowers woven as a garland represent our pious and sacred thoughts. If we don’t receive such pious thoughts in our mind, then it becomes a futile ritual that serves no purpose. Ancient rituals are a form
“Daily Contemplation Series #9” God‘s grace is like the radio signals transmitted 24×7 and 365 days a year. We merely need tuning of our receiver to the frequency of God channel.
“Daily Contemplation Series #8” God‘s grace is like the cloud burst that never stops. Our umbrella of false ego is usually open, and that prevents the rain of Grace from reaching us. Let‘s keep our false ego aside and start receiving it in abundance.
“Daily Contemplation Series #7” We either seek pleasure (craving) or try to avoid pain (aversion), thereby live in a miserable world of duality. We experience only our version of subjective reality (full of bias). It is mindless living. Whereas mindful living helps us to experience the isness that is the reality. It is a blissful
“Daily Contemplation Series #6” Careless or drunken driving and poor vehicle maintenance are the main causes of accidents on the road. Our body, mind and soul must be well maintained to ensure that the journey of life is safe and purposeful. Staying away from intoxicating substances like Alcohol, Tobacco, Drugs, Unhygienic Food etc. ensures a fulfilling
“Daily Contemplation Series #5” Stagnant water stinks and is a breeding ground for mosquitoes and other insects that spread infectious dis-eases. Our mind is similar, and an idle one is Devil’s workshop. We must engage it in productive work and contemplation of Higher Self/God using our intellect.
“Daily Contemplation Series #4” Only the seeds of the fruit that is ripened are suitable for cultivation. Similarly, a person who has mastered his/her emotions is suitable for guiding others.