How to be Happy and Calm even in case of Panic and Chaos!! – Quotes from Bhagvad Gita Chapter 2 Verse 64

Swadharma - Role of Self in Difficult TimesThe below verse from Bhagvad Gita Chapter 2 teaches best the equanimity of mind and advantages of non attachment while tackling the dualities of life and remain happy against all odds.

“Raagdweshaviyuktaistu vishayanindriyeshchran

Atmavashyervidheyyatma prasadamadhigachati”

“Self Controlled Man, moving among objects, with his senses under restraint, and free from both attraction and repulsion, attains peace”

In an unending race for material wealth and success in today’s highly competitive world, Man is so engaged in his material pursuit that he hardly has any time for self and family. His all energy is lost in coping up with the ever-changing dynamics of the world around and in managing to achieve the worldly objects which are unfortunately  considered as the index of his success in life. [Read more…]

ATTACHMENT IS THE CAUSE OF ALL PAINS ?

Attachment being the central point of our Pleasure and Pains:-

 

attachment cause of all pains

If we examine our lives closely , we will find that attachment is the greatest cause of sorrow. At the same time it is also the biggest reason of our pleasures. The source of attachment can be our friends , our relatives, our close near and dear ones, and sometimes we may even get attached to a situation we were looking forward to happen. It happens that sometimes we take up something and put all our efforts and energy to succeed in to it. We desire it to happen, which is good, but point of pain starts from the place where we started expecting it to happen at any cost. Indirectly we gets attached to it. We make it the matter of life and death. [Read more…]

Self Reliance : Our Best Friend in Difficult Times

 

Self reliance in difficult times 

उद्धरेदात्मनात्मानं नात्मानमवसादयेत् |

आत्मैव ह्यात्मनो बन्धुरात्मैव रिपुरात्मन: ||

Elevate yourself through the power of your mind, and not degrade yourself, for the mind can be the friend and also the enemy of the self.

Bhagvad Gita Chapter 6 Verse 5

Our mind can make us independent believing on our self, and at the same time it can also make us too much dependant on external factors that may include a person, an object or even a situation. It is our mind that support us to make us believe in our infinite potential, and it is our mind only that make us fear of the varying situations in the outside world with a lot of uncertainty. It is upto us whether we want it to be our friend or an enemy in our lives. [Read more…]

Swadharma – Role of Individual in Difficult Times

Many times we fail to act in our difficult times when our mind and as well Life Difficultiesas decision making capability is clouded with negative emotions of fear & grief. Instead of trying to come out of our difficult situation and fight against the odds we blame external factors responsible for it, trying to justify our inaction. We fail to understand that our grief & depression will not solve the problem and are definitely not an alternative of the actions that we should address and resolve the issues. The required action in the need of the hour is actually our Dharma (religion) which will not only give us the inner strength but will also solve the problem. [Read more…]

DEVELOPING WILL-POWER TO ACHIEVE TRUE SUCCESS

This is in continuation to our previous article “Becoming Unstoppable – one unique thing to develop for achieving everything in Life”.

Strong Will Power

The article was all about Will Power to be developed to achieve almost everything in Life. Whenever we fail, whenever we fall short of our goals and when we analyse the reason of same. We find, there was some or the other task, which was not done or half-heartedly done due to lack of will power. We commit errors and face tragedies in life because we lack will power. Inspite of the fact that we know what is good for us, and what will help us progress, yet we are unable to find strength to pursue the required course of action. We know what is harmful for us, and which habit of ours is to be completely eliminated, yet we could not perform the actions in line on ground reality. Dangerous pictures of cancer patient on a cigarette pack also cannot stop a smoker to smoke. Does it mean he does not want to get rid of smoking? No it is only his lack of will which controls his actions. [Read more…]