Examining One’s Mind

We are elated and happy when things go our way.

We are sad and depressed when reality unfolds differently than our expectations.

How pitiful is our lot my friends, thrown about here and there with the changing winds!

Everyday, the world, as perceived via the mind invites us to ride the roller coaster of emotions fueled by fear, anxiety, anger, and hatred.

A Sage centered in the Heart of Love is always indifferent to such an invitation.

How truly fortunate to come into the orbit of Sages who give the purest teachings of Ahimsa (nonviolence) and Self-Realization.

Bhagavan Ramana used to say, “Wise people examine their own minds.”

 

4 thoughts on “Examining One’s Mind

  1. Reblogged this on mira prabhu and commented:
    Yes, the wise examine their own minds – its a waste of time trying to figure out why other think in the way they do – in samsara, we are limited beings with finite time – it is examining our own minds that leads us to wisdom and allows grace to shine through…thanks for a great post, Harsh Luthar!

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