Sunday, May 17, 2015

MY 'PASSION' AND EXPRESSING PASSION 'IN GENERAL!'



Having some time at disposal, my Passion for ever in my life is be telling to the world 'The Right'....

'The Right' in the world is always a relative word.... What appears Right to one man may not be so for the other.... Thus seen, every one is right in his / her own way and a few times the other man appears squarely wrong too there....

So when I attempt telling the Right to some one, it should just be my discipline there not to disturb him / her from what he / she sincerely believes....

I should always tell him / her that what he / she believes is the best for him / her ruling out the basic illegality if any in that doing and thus express....

In addition, a gentle advice in the form of examples, parables, humorous quotes etc conveying the extra good that would accrue to the person in case he / she is willing to adapt that at his / her own ease....

Beyond that, my advising should only encourage the other person to experiment, investigate and explore himself / herself what appears to be appropriate to him / her and nothing more than that....

The great Saint when requested by a villager about what to do as he was not able to concentrate on the Meditation, smilingly asked him about the dearest to him in the world.... When the villager said that his Goat Kid with him was the dearest, the Great man said, "Close your eyes and imagine your dear Goat Kid in front and meditate on that Form....That is your Meditation and nothing else you need to do further in your life!"

In this way alone my telling to the world should go on in my life and the various communication methods available to do this job can be general Blogging, joining discussions where they permit, entering a few contests to keep the spirit of writing, advising the person where the same is sought for etc, etc....

Having completed the active working stage of life and presently leading a retired life at the back of a few savings and further having brought the discharge of family responsibilities to a stage, this appears to be the way of expressing my Passion at this point of time in my life.... Again when I see the Right here, I am forced to say that this cannot be the way for a man of active life as primarily working and handling the family responsibilities do form the core ingredients of such a life and none should be away from those two important activities in their prime life....

Here the first Entity i.e., working and earning can be thru' expression of one's Passion if possible but since many times, that may not be the case with all, it should be through the Profession for which one has educated himself / herself which once again may not be a 100% of his / her choice.....

Even if the Parents had left enough money for a life time, that should not be an excuse not to work because safeguarding / growing it and taking roughly a 10% of that growth for sustenance should form the basic discipline there too and spending around 8 hrs on that task should be viewed as mandatory time required and not an extra time available because of the extra comfort given by the parent....

And additionally some hours should go on taking care of the family responsibilities and the time left out minus time for self care alone should go on Passion unless one is a very much differently charged person in his / her life.... Even so, such a path one should tread carefully because most of the emotions would cool off with time and realities of life squarely appear in front without an exception by which time energies of prime life would have been lost....

This is very much confirmed by the Great men of the earth in the two spheres viz, work and family responsibilities assuming that self care is part and parcel of our living....

The Great Saint's words indirectly indicate, the fundamental necessity of work thus....

The Great Saint said once, “I need not do any work.... I need not learn anything...."

When asked how He could live without working, the Great Philosopher replied, “I do not have any desires to satisfy...."

When pointed out how He could get his basic necessities like food etc in life to sustain, the Master said, “Some of you may feed me.... If not, I'll go hungry and in that process if the body perishes, let it go!”

And that was truly possible for the Great Personality.... But as I am far away from this Internal Strength, working alone is the 'Safe Way' for me in this life and the Rule of Nature ever says....'PRODUCE PHYSICALLY THE EQUIVALENT OF WHAT YOU CONSUME IN THIS WORLD AS RETURN!'

The Great Philosopher (The Mythology Story says) when requested His Master to bless Him to take up Renunciation, the Master said, "Live a King's life along with your Royal Family by the side discharging all related Responsibilities well without an attachment and then only take up the Spiritual Path thru' Renunciation as at that point of time alone you become truly eligible to embrace Spirituality.... No other Path is Sacred here!"

18 comments:

  1. Deep thoughts, it would take me a long time to internalize this!

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  2. Deep and beautifully said! Your post is making me think! :)

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    1. Thank you very much.... A few thoughts on the Realities of Life!

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  3. I see you have a completely different point of view...karma is duty. Well said!

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    1. Yes! I sincerely feel that I successively pass / passed thru' these inevitable stages of life!

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  4. We all develop at our own pace, don't we? Having said that, we have to be conscious of some universal truths and shouldering responsibilities is one of them - not just to family but society as well.

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    1. Yes! You said it 100% right.... And here, I humbly feel that, since one develops at his / her own pace in life, I should never force my advice or even a suggestion too on the person but only ask him / her too see the good in that if it is evident and further experiment in that line and evaluate if he / she is interested without deviating from the original Truths told by the Realized Personalities where they clearly 100% saw the inevitable living thru' doing work and discharging the family responsibilities to the core that are in front of every one.... Beyond that alone, other activities seem to have a place.... Kindly Correct me if I am wrong here as I am unable to see more than this at this point of time.... And thank you very much for the valuable thought provoking Comment!

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  5. Beautiful post.. Happy to be in your network :)

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    1. Thanks, Roohi! The young too have their own valuable original thoughts and here experience of life does not add any value.... A welcome Comment!

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    1. Thank you Vyomi... You too write so well!

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  7. This is my first read in your blog and i am clearly impressed with your writing sir! :) Thanks a lot!

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    1. Welcome and thank you very much for such a valuable Comment on these Pages.... From my side, I feel that it's just a humble Presentation of the Topic!

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  8. Very true. We should not impose our thoughts on others.enjoyed reading your post its very meaningful.

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    1. Thanks a lot for the appreciation Note mentioned here.... Your Point is very much correct!

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  9. Thank you for sharing such profound thoughts in your post, sir.

    A few months ago, while reading a spiritual magazine, I came across this small article that talked about grihastha-ashram. Quoting from our scriptures, the article explained how 'grihastha-ashram' was the best service to God, and the best form of meditation. A man who does his duty well in looking after his family, takes care of all his responsibilities and is a good citizen is doing the best service to God. The idea struck a chord in my heart. All our visits to the temple and other religious shenanigans are pointless if we are not devoted to what has been entrusted to us.

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    1. What you mentioned is very much right as our Salvation as earthly Humans Truly lies in the Service to the next man and our Family Members are the closest people next to us all the time and they are well identified as the Receivers of the benefits from the particular Head of the Family whoever it may be by the Social System around us which once again is not limited to one Region of the World but existing in every corner of the Globe....Thanks for the valuable Comment in support of the Content of the Post!

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