Death is all around me I, too, am its target Perhaps sooner than I fancy Why then this foolish obsession With equations and theorems Can Truth ever be captured In symbols however arcane And if it is Truth that we want Can knowledge that pertains To the world of space and time Give you at … Continue reading What Would Sankaracharya Say?
What is this energy which we all have? This energy is thinking, feeling; it is interest, enthusiasm, greed, passion, lust, ambition, hate. Painting pictures, inventing machines, building bridges, making roads, cultivating the fields, playing games, writing poems, singing, dancing, going to the temple, worshipping—these are all expressions of energy; and energy also creates illusion, mischief, misery. The very finest and the most destructive qualities are equally the expressions of human energy. But, you see, the process of controlling or disciplining this energy, letting it out in one direction and restricting it in another, becomes merely a social convenience; the mind is shaped according to the pattern of a particular culture, and thereby its energy is gradually dissipated.
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Politics rules only men's minds By appeasing & admonishing Poetry rules men's hearts & souls Wielding the twins truth & love All monuments erected by politics Are soon razed to the ground But the words of poetry linger on Forever etched on the human soul And any damn fool can tell you No one conquers … Continue reading Poetry Is Mightier Than Politics
You set out seeking enlightenment as the solution to all the ills that beset life as is ordinarily lived. On this quest, if you are lucky, sooner than later you get told “You are that which you are seeking. The seeker is the sought.” There may be several reasons that are offered as to why … Continue reading The Paradox of Seeking Enlightenment
As long as you take the world seriously and seek something from it, be it physical, intellectual or emotional your mind will be active and will rebel against falling silent. And without a silent mind you cannot discover the Truth.