– Acharya Mahashramanji on Life MantraAll are running in this world 24×7 and this running is purely no doubt the outcome of following the principles of Modern Economics. However, to blame the principles of Modern Economics alone will be totally bad and not true also from larger perspective. Human “need” includes “all” but what exactly they need even they are not aware if confronted them. In this time, when due to internet and technology, the local market now covers global market and global market covers local market, humans are still in the race. If someone goes through Linkedin, there are post being made about how in their view purchasing an Car means success and they will write half a page to claim of their story to purchase the car and will then leave to other professional to either comments or like and if someone dislike, reply will come at light speed. Many of them boost themselves by stating of having an MBA degree (Master in Business Administration) from so called given top numbered colleges but that just never makes their life successful. The successful and happiest people are those who understood the real meaning of MBA. Today majority of students, employees, others commit suicide, break the relations, be part of domestic violence, fighting for even smallest of issues, breaking of relations in two partners as one is not able to perform what he/she shall do, etc who are degree holders, highly educated. Education and degrees does not serve the purpose to humans as humans in need of such education have forgotten how to live the life. One night stand, mutually benefit relations, etc have become the trend and infact me saying it is wrong will be incorrect but stating of this be true and not wrong will also not be correct. Need, Desire, Satisfaction have covered our mind in such a majority proportion that we have forgot what exactly the way to live is all about. Time changes, situation changes, pattern changes, mind changes, social factors changes, needs changes and the reasons is change is the only change which will be changed but what shall not be changed in the thought process. Jain Agam speaks of Sayam i.e., Restrain. Sayam is the answers to all the problems which is happening in today’s world. Just imagine if we have Restrain policy in all our acts and other acts, things will change and so also the situation and in turn we too. A Soul whose “Mind” is not “Balanced” will never end as successful person or happy person. Mind The mind is like a main railway junction. All trains leave from the main station – it is the junction at which all lines and inter lines meet and depart. When such a main station is not functioning properly and needs overhauling then how do you expect the various lines and inter lines to function well Mind is what we are all about. It is important to understand that “If mind controls you, you are imbalance and if you control mind, you are what a human has to be in reality. Mind is the most complex part of the body and if compared with outside world then in my view Mind is more complex than space. Whether space has end or not is itself a non-resolution question to this generation but in same way even Mind has no end or start. It has its own space and my experience is that Mind is nothing but space and the reason we have got Mind is to explore the space. If you see the computer working mechanism, we have got the way to find out how computer works and in there one finds its deficiencies and improvement way out. In similar manner infact more than that Mind works for body and body only does what Mind shares with body. Mind and Body has to be connected and when Soul comes, the whole system in Humans play violin. It is upto you how you play body with Mind. A good mind does not mean thinking all what is not good or else but good mind is a clear mind and having purity in mind gives the way to your body to understand what you need. Mind is a huge unlimited gigabyte of storage which has the capacity of knowing the past, if you can reach there, store the present and analyse the future but to do this you need to be expert in understanding the Mind and for this, you need to be yourself rather than for others. Helping others is termed as good deed in various scriptures, Upanishads, etc but the question comes is you can only help others if you have won over your mind. Any organisation who has clear vision, mission and goal only succeeds and success does not mean only money but overall growth and hence to have an overall growth in you and yourself, your mind needs to be clear and pure. Pure mind always comes if your mind is clear and clear mind comes when you make your mind of what is to be done and not to be done. The term “what is to be done and not to be done” is a very delicate statement and it does has many interpretation and ways of thinking and if taken from per se wise it is okies but if taken with others it has its negative impact. There is trending today of “there being nothing wrong in being physical to more than one partner” and there is traditional mindset of “this being wrong and infact law says of being in adultery”. In this version it becomes very difficult for someone to decide which to be accepted and not. There is a belief that manuscripts speaks in favour of “no wrong if having been in physical with more than one partner” but another version states of “this being not the fact is”. This is where the term “what is to be done and not to be done” makes more complicate. The term “need” has become the “necessity of life” and “necessity of life” has becomes the “part of life” and this “part of life” has become the “way of living the life”. Human relation comes with Bond and without bond there is no relation in reality. We Humans use our mind and yes we have to as this is what for the mind is. The term relation means “more than one” and the term “more than one” means either “you with someone else in similar way” or “you with yourself”. “You with yourself” is what we say a path to reach nirvana and in today’s world this has become the most negated part and hence the Mind is restricted. Talking about “you with someone else in similar way” means two partners either be A with A, or A with B or B with B, the relation even if for small time comes with bonding. It is a proven fact that any relation with no such bonding only creates ruckus in your mind if not sooner but later. Mind does not alone works in isolation but in line with the body and Soul takes care of both body and mind. Your Mind first and then Body makes the Soul later wherein the fact is Soul is first waiting for your Mind to ensure what your Body shall do and then Soul takes the picture of his future life. It is easy to say that there shall be no attachment but this shall be practice in purely non-violence way. Non-violence means not even a smallest form of violence in any manner and this can be practice only when “you are with yourself” and not by signing contract with your partner or else in any mode. Life is lived in the manner that there is no discomfort and your action decides the manner in which your life take the path and in all the Mind plays the bigger role. As stated earlier “Mind” is “Space” and “Travelling to space” means “Travelling within you” and Travelling with you means understanding the whole mechanism of “Who we are” and What we are” and “What we be for shall be”. We found Mars, Venus, galaxies, etc which is nothing short of magic but aren’t this the part of our Mind wherein when we travel and we find answers to, “Who Am I”, “What I shall be like”, etc and in this travelling within you, the answers you want to “I” and not “Else”. If any human Mind is not stable we say “unsound mind”, isn’t that strange as he is not of “unsound mind” but he has lost in the space within mind for the reasons of not knowing the methods and manner to travel. Travel with any attachment makes a concern and with detachment only makes the successful traveling. Things to Ponder on “Mind”:
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