“Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it–dare to believe that you can. Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in […]
“Believe in yourself. Have faith in your abilities. Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.” “The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.” Accept responsibility. […]
“We are responsible for what we are, and we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in future can be produced by our present actions; so we have to know how to act.”
All our dignity consists of thought. By this must we raise ourselves, not by space or duration which we cannot fill? Then let us make it our study to think well; for this is the starting point of morals-Pascal.
The Atman is to be realized as the pure consciousness. The Atman being infinite is All-pervading by its very nature. Atman is always distinct from the body, senses, mind, intellect, all of which constitute the matter and is the witness of their function’s, the life drama on this body and in the world outside and never a participant, is not the sharer of any of the experiences. The atman reveals as luminous consciousness beneath the layers of matter or bodies. The self, the life spark in us is the nourishing factor of all life. It gives the organs their capacities for manifestations like the steam in the engine supplies the power for the locomotive to pull the train of carriages. The steam has no attachment to compartments or travellers and their destinations.
Mantra Repetition can be used to still the mind, to make the mind totally silent. The mantra can help to make you unoccupied with other words. The need to occupy time is the need of the non-meditative mind.