Insight Thoughts

A warm welcome to all the readers and very thankful to support ,so that I can come up with more writing.Today,on Sunday no agenda so far,just reading and absorbing time.In the previous post,I wrote to explore story for acceptance,a direct realisation or result of “As it is”,haven’t found a big story but very willing to dig some excitement.

A short story,I have is that from last two days,experiencing on/off situation in myself but say ,it stayed balanced.At present,I don’t have work related to my area of interest.In this tough time of COVID outbreak,I must say that by grace of shri Krishna & I pray for everyone that we come out of this, with great learning and smile on our faces.I am not going to work(sales consultant part-time),but still getting paid,everything is going well.

In the lock-down time,cleared certification of Data Analysis,SQL online,along with joined a local charity as well on volunteer level as Research and Policy Analyst.The only hindrance is that I feel that the organisation is very slow in pace & I am keen,so energy mismatch. I was getting agitated in the sense,because last year I joined another volunteer work and was very near to start working with information department in the local hospital,but to due to COVID,it didn’t happen.

Last night,I just said to myself,I don’t know what to do,I just want to leave the guidance on Shri Krishna.I am always ready to act but not in confusing & agitating state.In the morning,just picked me the book ,did drawing and in love again with “As it is”.The beautiful lines are:

“Conditions arise and cease,that’s their nature,so you can take it easy.If you just accept conditions as they are and bear them in whatever form they take in the moment,then they pass-and you recognise they are no longer present.”

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But how easy or difficult to practice “As it is”.The main question “A big How?”I have so much to tell but from where to start don’t know,that’s why I leave the things on life to shape the story.

“As it is ” is not just instant remedy for the problem but actually it is the way of life,to keep you carry on. The more rigid we are ,more difficult it is .I must say the lock down has proven a boon in the sense,I am more in the questioning/observation mode directing me towards to be more flexible.

A simple example ,I exercised today that when my elder son in hurry opened the microwave door without even seeing his younger brother is just right there,as a result he got hit by door,fortunately it wasn’t that bad.In obvious way,I got angry and at one point I just prayed “Goddess Laxmi”,please Mother help me to understand this scenario .A pause helped to understand “As it is”,very soon I felt, that I am exaggerating,so I stopped,diverted myself and after some time had constructive conversation with my son to build awareness.So,the Rain concept ,follows later which I found from one of the blogger’s comment on the old post,so grateful to him.

I recalled the fact,my elder son is always full of energy,fond of running,sports (Recognition).

So expect that the vibrant energy(Acceptance).

I asked mother please advise me “What is the difference between a constructive angry form and destructive angry form?(Investigation)

There is thin line difference ,constructive angry form leaves you with awareness & solution,it settles down quickly but destructive just destroys like recalling past so much,complaining ,completely stuck,not progressing towards solution. (Nurture)

So,what’s your story,did you feel at some point in your life that you stopped to think “As it is”,would be fun to get more insight.Please like,comment,share or subscribe if you like this blog.Thank you

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Now it is story time.A simple story,I have from the tough time of lock down,it is not easy to be home,managing school going children suddenly at home full time,along with husband work from home,in between all this finding time for my growth path like studying ,applying for jobs for career change,at present employed part time.

My 8 year old son,who is fond of having friends to play with him,suddenly he is finding hard to manage it, and as mother I found more harder because with the guilt factor overtaking in me .In my case as Mother unconsciously, I become like need provider all the time,what strikes me that my inability to accept the situation,so that I can make easy for my son to accept it. My relationship with my son started showing weakening signs,I started blaming myself “Why I didn’t make more independent personality?”.All past time acted as catalyst to weaken even more and began that dance of life that you we don’t want to see.

I just stopped & accepted this dance and asked myself in order to standstill & still feel bliss,I need to get above the happier dance as well that will follow later.I took out the “As it is ” gem was buried inside me to let me feel the real dance.“As it is ” straightway brought me to yogic mind state and started showing the path of solution with lushful nature around it.I realised the need to have more understandable conversation with my son putting my all past thoughts,difficulties of present aside and to be part of solution.

What is your story of accepting “As it is”?

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But Why?

Without “As it is “,what I will be doing differently?

I am going to explain just like in maths we do,to prove a theorem,start with theorem assumption and then break down into simple chunks to prove .So far,not taking this philosophy into account,I felt that I am always divided into two states happy or sorrowful state.It took me years to come to this conclusion & every day practice that I am complete and above this. It is feeling like being a “Lotus” flower grows in muddy water and rises above the surface to bloom with remarkable beauty.I know that life will keep testing me and that’s why I will keep sharing my experiences.

I am thinking of continue this by a story telling in next post.Please share your story,if you are experiencing this state in your life.Please like,comment or subscribe if you like this blog.Thank you

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Another fun discovery of meaning of “As it is”. I don’t know what clicked in my mind that I took the pic of this street which on almost every day I pass by, but never gave any thoughts. Seeing these stairs for either going downstairs or upstairs but when practising “As it is ” means, I can always see stairs just a tool &medium to exercise the choices, not considering yourself a stair,which directly builds up  consciousness.

What are thoughts/what more we can think of by looking this pic?

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A warm welcome to all the readers, I hope you all are doing well. This post is better in sense in text font along with photos, as I am slowly getting used to new block settings.

So, another cute yippee,I have found an example of understanding “As it is”. Check out my last two post to know where I started this concept. “As it is” simply is another name of clarity, I am feeling. A clear path in the midst of tangled surroundings. A clarity with essential inclusiveness feature, giving a meaning to the existence to the surroundings rather than tangling yourself into it.

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Feeling Blessed to be part of such a old Book(Letters to Friend)

This book is very old and Tagore’s hand writing along with an old stamp is absolute bonus ,feeling so lucky to borrow from the local library.

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I must say this book is deep work of consciousness.The writer’s acceptance of his inner and outer world with full grace,glorified situations on positive note every single time,with his all time favourite companionship of nature.So far I have read only around 40 pages but I can feel an intense stillness which made its path through acceptance and deep realisation of life.Before the actual chapters begin,there is an essay on personality of Tagore gives insight how he found his bonding with nature in its fullest expression.These lines showcases,how he witnessed silently

“Sometimes I would pass many months alone without speaking ,till the voice grew thin & weak due to lack of use”.

The essay summarises influencing factors and how Tagore’s consciousness progressed towards using literature for country’s well-being resulted in opening a school in the lap of nature named as “Shantiniketan”.This video gives a good presentation of the place’s art work with Bengali language in the background.

This line touched me“I know that I must pass through death.God Knows it is the death-pang that is tearing open my heart”.Tagore had given death a liberating and an eternal truth face,clearly reflects how much he was in pain when surrounded by death of family members.As an artist,he took death as clay and moulded completely into a different shape.

I completely feel that I would be hunting lots of words to do full justice with the book review in the next post.

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The Post Office(A boy’s paradise to be life)

I am starting this blog with an apology for all the readers because they might find this review not capable to capture the level of vibrancy that this young boy Amal holds.

Despite of illness,the boy was full of enthusiasm/energy  talking to different people via room window.His conversations were full of questions & answers so joyfully that actually made other people felt so divine about their work which they considered not much value.The talkative boy whoever he met like curd man,flower-seller,took no time to imagine small small details like how curd yells to sell,how his wife make cow stand in morning must be ful of fun.

I felt the need to watch it as well and this video definitely does full justice to the reading,unfortunately this is not available with English subtitles.

My favourite part of story when he expressed his desire to be like the man whom he met seeking work carrying brass pot and pile of bamboo woods on his head.He clearly was even more excited if he fails to find work because then he can watch that tired man sitting under fig tree,washing his feet in river stream,eating his lunch,it simply implies writer’s message that whatever struggle time of life is there ,it has nothing to do with opportunity you can always create to sing in tune with life.

His ultimate desire to be postman to deliver king’s message of love to houses in different countries,represents the fact, he just wanted to be ambassador of profound life unblocking our limited view towards normal daily small and simple things  of life.

Buy/Borrow:I am posting the affiliate link to book or it can be borrowed from the library.

POST OFFICE by TAGORE, RABINDRANATH (2002) Paperback

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Dhai Aakhar Prem Ka Review(shesh rokkha)

This simple, comedy story written by Rabindranath Tagore is must watch episode of TV series Stories by Rabindranath Tagore.I tried to look for book but can’t find it,even though searched by original name of  Shesh Rokkha of story, but I couldn’t stop myself to post my views when I watched the story on TV.

I liked the slow-pace start of the story in which all poetry lovers gathered in chandrakath’s house ,taking dips in poetry and the way chandrakath’s wife turned around looking slightly miffed offering them rice snacks on lunch time despite of that how lovingly he asked her “What is this”?The fun part starts from the name confusion and how the characters play around,doing poetry for their lovers and in between all that the newly wed Binod Kamal observe in what ways they are different.

This preview of 7 minutes will provide wings to imagination about its beauty.

My favourite part is when kamal had a quick turn as soon as she stepped out of room after serving binod tea ,she saw binod pouring tea in plants,too good.At last when all the confusion got resolved,the end challenge was how to pacify parents genuinely asked to clear all this mess.

I must say when this book was written,it still seems to be very relevant nowadays,especially the characters of women. I can’t find the book but posting the link of classic short stories about women that would generate more idea/excitement of Tagore’s treasure chest of stories.

Classic Short Stories About Women – by Rabindranath Tagore: translated from the original Bengali by