Monday, April 8, 2013

Accept the Reality

We always try to control the 'reality', whatever is happening with and around us.

 We are convinced that ' what is' or 'what has happened' has something to do with me.

Most of the times, we look at the 'happenings' in two different ways.
1.  It is the way it is because I did something to make it happen this way. Had I not done 'that', the reality would have been different.

2. It is the way it is because I did NOT do something to change it, to make it happen differently. Had I done 'something', the reality would have been different.

   The first scenario has a sense of 'ego'.
   The second has the sense of  'guilt'.
   But how do we really know that the things would have been different? We will never know, would we ?
   We can not go back and see if our doing or not doing would change anything.

When we start questioning reality, we either become egotistic or experience stress and frustration.
Does that mean we should not do anything?

No, It means perform your actions and accept whatever the outcome is.
" Karmanye Vadhikaraste, Ma phaleshou kada chana,
Ma Karma Phala Hetur Bhurmatey Sangostva Akarmani "      ( Bhagvad Gita 2 : 47)

" You have the right to perform your actions, but the fruits of the actions are not in your control.
never consider yourself to be the cause of the result of your actions,

nor you should be attached to the thought of Not doing your duty
."        ( Bhagvad Gita 2:47 )

So, stop arguing with or questioning the 'Reality'. It is what it is.

"Hukam Razaayi chalna, Nanak likheya naal" (Japuji Sahib)

Go with the flow of  "Highest Order".

This is the way to attain the peace and bliss.

Rajan Sachdeva

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