What you call as normal is abnormal, and also highly insane

Writing reflection was the toughest for me too because I was like, if I will be able to write it down honestly, won’t it be a bigger problem? Because we are all crying that what we need to find the root problem and I was afraid that if I will be able to crack this then there will never be any running away or ignorance because then I will have to solve it and won’t that be more painful? I know it is not good, but that’s what I thought honestly. It still scares me, sadly. I think that I am not prepared to turn it all up side down because it will need some serious changes, it will break some serious bonds and right now I can’t afford to have it all. So I am choosing to stick to reading these blogs and being sure about things even more so that I don’t do anything wrong in the name of awakening. And when the moment will be right I will do what is right even with more ease and no after effects and issues.

Acharya Prashant

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Question: A gentleman was saying that a person, who is drinking or is drunk, he still has got some kind of stability on mind, and he too, can judge. That is what I felt to be perhaps wrong. A person who is drunk probably loses his judgement and whatever we have heard from doctors and other people, anybody who takes liquor is likely to lose self control, his thought processes are likely to become distraughted, and he is likely to lose his good judgement. We have seen drunkards moving around and we see that they probably lose self control. That’s my perception or observation.

Acharya Prashant: In an otherwise sane world, drinking might probably need obfuscation of consciousness. But when you say that you see drunkards moving along and you see what kind of things they are doing, do we also not see non drunkards moving along and doing what…

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Acharya Prashant on Zen: To love somebody, love like a nobody

Acknowledgement kills the ego.

*Relevance to my life-* I love a lot of people, a lot in my life but not all of them know this. I find it difficult to put my love for others in words. People around me are always unsatisfied because they expect the love they give me, to be reciprocated the same way. I rarely do that. I always feel this guilt also that why I can’t tell them how much I love them (mostly parents), others and all. But my actions do. You can’t hide anything in yourself. It is a relief to know this, yes maybe not like them but I also express my love in my own way. Moreover, I know it, I live  it and it’s in my everything I do, so I don’t have to be sad really. That’s no more a problem. But I will still try to express my love verbally to people also. I am blessed to have very understanding people always around me, they always see a soft side in me and my love for others, no matter how tough and rigid I try to act. That’s silly because I don’t want that side to come out but NVM. Somebody said the same thing to me in YlC also. I was like, “damn it, NO.” 

Acharya Prashant

If you love, love openly


Twenty monks and one nun, who was named Eshun, were practising meditation with a certain Zen master.

Eshun was very pretty even though her head was shaved and her dress plain. Several monks secretly fell in love with her.

One of them wrote her a love letter, insisting upon a private meeting.

Eshun did not reply. 

The following day the master gave a lecture to the group, and when it was over, Eshun arose, addressing the one who had written to her, she said. “If you really love me so much, come and embrace me now.”

AP:We all got the text, right?

We all have heard it. It’s just about acknowledging, is it not? The whole life, the whole game of suffering, the whole thirst for spiritual attainment, is that not all about acknowledging?

You see, there can be only two things:

Either you…

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Easy is easy but do you like the easy?

Acharya Prashant

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Listener: Everything seems to be very easy like a child’s play.

Acharya Prashant: Depends on whether we let it remain easy. It is easy-as easy as breathing, as easy as picking this petal up, as easy as loving.

But mankind had a way of complicating the easiest. Is not Love the most complicated thing that happens to a man? Don’t we entangle that which is the straightest? Don’t we make a mess of all that which is simply direct? Don’t we create a distance from that which is always available?

So it is easy, but the question is: For whom? If you are the one who has a love for ease, then it is easy. But if you are someone who has become too trained into complications then you will not like it if it is easy. You see, if it is easy for you, it gives you nothing…

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LITTLE THINGS

Since, the big things and days steal all the limelight, hence LITTLE THINGS. When you lose someone eminent, what makes you weep are those LITTLE THINGS. LITTLE THINGS dramatically startle into the scene when you try to let go off the BIG ones. LITTLE THINGS, is what you later agnize, were the reasons why BIG THINGS happened!
I believe, agony is the best guide and pain, the best hour glass, because it might be moving slow but teaches faster. 
So, I thought of picturing, just picturing a day, of my life without HIM, because I need to know what LITTLE THINGS I will miss.

LITTLE THINGS

IF HE WILL NOT BE THERE-

I will wake up with no text saying
“Good morning. Have a nice day.”
Oh! For life I will be baying
Why didn’t I love him for this everyday?
When I will reach half a breathe in the class
I will find no one expecting me
No morning smile, like dew on grass
Why so calmly bright you had to be?
Resting my head, on table, will not be same
Because no fingers will play with my hair
No one will, everyday, call me a comic name
Why I never noticed, until now, empty chair?
No one will wait behind till I pack up
And swap bags because his was lighter
Who will shoo away all the city pup
Why I never hugged him for this, little tighter?
There will be no surprise money in my bag
Telling me, “I know you don’t like hostel food.”
No one will smile at my daily nag
Why only you can light up my afflicted mood?
There will be no text saying
“Good night. Sweet dreams. Love you.”
Oh! for air I will be baying
Why didn’t I thank him ENOUGH for LITTLE THINGS he knew?

No… it’s impossible without YOU and the LITTLE THINGS you do for me, and nobody else makes me feel good…..❤🎧🎼🎵🎶🎶

THERE I SAID IT

Questioning my motives, “from what I see”
And little too often, “questioning my views”
Leaving now, “this life has shredded me”
Going back, “Oh! Humanity is old news.”
Upside down, in around, “with people overrated”
Pondering, “is that what you really choose?”
Sadly no, “they stamped me over dedicated”
Starting all over again, “bidding me adieus.”
Yet again, “I question and dare sustaining”
Gathering somehow, “those pretty obvious, lame reviews”
Been so naive, “the fear of staining”
Waking up, “in a world of blues.”
Not swords and pens, “gestures were mightier”
Altering myself, “I can still happily refuse”
Than a fake crowd, “alone is shinier”
Am not alike, “digest it with booze.”

HYPOCRISY

Honesty was supposed to be the policy not hypocrisy. Am ashamed that some “wanna be engineers” have this thought process that “to earn MONEY you have to be a hypocrite” and dare to say that aloud in a PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT class. Sorry but that’s really pulls me to the question IS THIS WHAT CALLED EDUCATION? Throw such people back to this time really understand the subject MORAL SCIENCE.
Surprisingly such people exist in large number. I pity them and fear for what is to come.
That was disturbing to hear that and am kind of hung on it. Education is a waste if people with such mentality continue to prevail among us.
just WORDS…haunting me
Don’t call them clueless because they had all the clue of what they said. You are supposed to be mature if you are eligible to choose who gets to handle our nation.th

Life Is Tough!

आँखें दिखाये मुझे जब ज़िन्दगी
याद मुझे आती है तेरे गुस्से की
डाटा भी तो तूने मुझे, फूलों की तरह
क्यों नहीं माँ सारी दुनिया तेरी तरह

….when a period of life turns you upside down and you wish that everyone was like your maa dad and brothers, who you know, will never judge you on what happened but on what you have been, been to them, to others. Some habits that are not affecting anyone in any sense should not be the parameters for others to judge you. Your character and personality and principles are what that should matter! Alas!

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I love my father for giving me his eyes. I have the blood of very strong 2 in me and they’ve always taught me to fight for the right and to never seek sympathy.

If a person never cries, doesn’t means the one is heartless. If a person says, one is a little emotionally blocked, try considering, might mean that one has seen or been in or is in far more serious battles of life where tears don’t matter. Just to ensure you, everyone cries. If it’s not in front of you, maybe you are too important and one wants to give you some strength at that time or maybe that person knows, they and there tears don’t matter to you!

If you love someone then all you need is to feel it, showing off unnecessarily is not me. I am sorry. I care about people but I can’t keep doing some vague things or biting their ears on it.

Never judge anyone before you know them all. Life is not easy for anyone and everyone, trust me on this, each and every person around you has some or other kind of things in their life bothering them. They chose not to show it. Many have had a bad past, maybe worse than you. Maybe you have seen, nothing till now. Respect the people who always stay happy and try to make others happy, and stop confusing them to be heartless or shameless or anything that’s not them. We have no idea what they might be going through. Judging is easy but that’s not your business.

Having a family apart from a real family is something not everyone gets to have!

Don’t tell, how many people you walk with, just count how many people you know who are always going to be there for you no matter what, I meant it NO MATTER WHAT. Maybe it’s just the family you have by blood and no one else now that you can count, but if you can then you are lucky.

Life is tough make it easy for others and yourself to live in! Don’t judge people!