Quarantine has given enough to deal with, without meditation becoming a chore: Just be with 33/40 candles

You must have heard and read a lot about starting the day with thanking God and again before bed time. However, it’s a commonly misunderstood concept that the gratitude can only be offered during, what I would call the ‘blackout time’; in other words- when you sit in complete focus with eyes closed and mind empty. I have written considerably about traditional theory of meditation vs connecting without much ado in my previous blogs, for further reference. The theory of closing your eyes and trying to empty your mind of all thoughts etc. etc. can stress a person even before sitting down to meditate. The more you try the worse tensity gets. So, when your imagination is exhausted flying all over the world of past, future and present resentments, you feel that you’ve achieved nothing except frustration and people seeking positivity in life, instead start feeling defeated by the forced meditation regime and turn away from their belief in the omnipresence of the divinity. Usually, they also retreat to reading the prayer books and performing all the non- consequential rituals which is like getting on the hamster’s wheel and actually reaching nowhere.
  Remember, peace is where you reach through meditation and is not the starting point. Thus, I would like to stress, based on my personal experience, that you don’t always need to turn in to a lotus flower to connect to inner self to feel peaceful within. You wake up and instinctively say, ‘Thank you God/ Universe (or any of your preferred names for the supreme being). I am grateful to you for all the goodness in my life and would humbly ask for all these virtues to be multiplied to fulfil my life.’ So long you believe and are being sincere in your gratitude, you have meditated- it’s done. You can meditate as many times as you would like during the course of the day- for example, when anything or anyone makes you feel happy, just take a moment to thank the Universe. It’s simple and let’s not make it more complicated than need be, especially in the current climate of COVID-19 when we have enough on our plate already without piling up any more. Remember, a heartfelt gratitude has all the power and energy to lift your vibration. Give a pat on your back every time you remember to thank God. Be happy and stay safe.   

It’s not too late, it never is to seek light out of the darkness- Light the 32/40 candles of faith in self

I understand that lock down is beginning to weigh some of us down; but it’s only the hope from faith in self and the Almighty that will show us the light through the current dark tunnel. We can fight it but fight it together for better days ahead. Let my poem say the rest:

We the children of the light, we children of the dark became
We hide we lurk we thieve we kill, without a blush of shame
And built shadows from the Sun with tall bricks soulless
And blasted the waves to quench our corruption excess
Now we live in fear of darkness we sought so keenly
Now the hands eclipse the face scarred obscenely
It’s not too late, it never is to submit and pray for light
It’s a pain that will pass and again shall be alright  
For we the children of the dark seek the days bright
For the hope in good in heart shall rebuild the soul’s sight  
 

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“One must first of all endure.” — Mindpower (The Amazing Power of the Human Mind)

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God’s kingdom past Coronavirus: Welcome it by lighting the 31/40 candles

I dreamt of Utopia post Coronavirus
and I saw what looked like a free world
The sky was blue and the birds flew happy
No animal lived in the waiting for slaughter
The fruit so sweet lusciously climbing
From the fertile breeding soil pulsating
And springing life potent to all fairly
Then I saw two humans of disparity
One was mirthful singing with the birds
While the morose tangoed with the devils
Of own heart, to poison every fruit on the tree
To quell all freedom out of God’s kingdom
So he was obtruded on to the banished lands
To keep all the homogeneous beings to live
In the Utopia of life with happy simplicities    
  

Secret of meditation- dive deep with the wandering mind and emerge with a new focus: Light 30/40 candle to praying

Emerge from the deep wilderness of your thoughts with a new focus.
Emerge out of deep wilderness

Struggling with concentration while trying to meditate? Then, please read this article to the end. Meditation requires concentration but you can focus on what you have seen and heard easier than on the abstractness of a thought. It’s a bit like not been able to see the electricity but can see a lighted bulb and its glow. Similarly, when I can visualise a healthy body I can focus on the abundance of health; When I remember an occasion that made me happy I can contemplate  abundance of happiness; When I received a decent bonus I could relate it to the abundance of wealth. So, we need to think about a real life example that we have actually seen and heard which can then enhance our feelings and strengthen our belief when meditating, while desiring any aspect of Health, Wealth and Happiness. There is one vital responsibility on our part to practise this to perfection- think of a  positive image but move on to build your current desire on that feeling, instead of getting stuck in the time zone. From my personal experience and those who tried my method can confirm that it makes concentration easier and hence, don’t be dishearten by a straying mind because it can actually assist you to focus. I am talking about the corporeal level of spirituality where we still desire to better our physical life.
But how does a wandering mind help to ground our thoughts? The hardest part of meditation is to calm down the drifting mind. Instead of struggling to wrestle it down and end up all stressed up blaming the meditation itself, try to follow your thoughts and you’ll discover the reason why your mind is drifting towards a preferred stimulus. A thought is like the magnet and it creates a magnetic field to attract events which have stirred a deep feeling within yourself when they happened. A thought inside finds its release when you are in a concentrating mode – you become the  captive audience to the drama created by the mind. The scene enacted can be painful or joyful. Whether its negative or positive, it will result in pulling you away from the focus on your current desire. Let’s see then how to handle a negative scenario first- I am imagining sitting down to meditate and suddenly start thinking about my late sister and it pushes me in to the well of sadness. I have to think how to climb out now. So, I would either think about the other siblings whom I love dearly and are still alive or I would coach myself to think of a happy memory to get back in to the happy mood and once in the positive mindset , I would carry on with my desired focus. But if it’s a happy reminiscence  that has forced me off on to the hard shoulder, then I would get back on the road by thinking that I would desire to turn every day of my life in to as happy a day. Once on the right path in either cases, I would continue with my journey of mediation. Setting yourself back on track requires practise and it’ll test your resilience and determination.    
The next stage would be feeling what we have successfully focused on. Once we get the tingling feelings on visualising our focus we could say that we are ready to align and manifest whatever we desire. I strongly feel that it is actually easier at present time to take out a picture of health, wealth and happiness from the pre-corona times, and focus on the feeling that triggers within you and yoke together the exalted feelings with the actual purpose of your meditation. I am ready to focus on my purpose now, why don’t you join me too? Let us meditate together, wherever we are, and join at the bedrock of our current desire- Life without the plague. It gives me the incentive to light the 30th candle to the hope in life.      

Remember, it’s through I that I meet my Maker: Light the 29/40 candle for the Enlightenment

It’s true that the laws of the Universe guide us how to align with its ultimate Energy, however, ‘it’s through I that I meet my Maker’. The energy of the Universe is also called by many other names such as God, Waheguru, Allah, Bhagwan, Almighty and many more. But we ourselves are the medium to align with the frequency of the Universal force. The sequence of  oneness is like this- Nourish the positive thought of stepping on the path to knowing yourself, then practise to calm down your fleeting thoughts which is also called meditation, speak to yourself about all the lingering doubts and what would quench your scepticism silently is your subconscious speaking within you, the more you connect with your subconscious the more you would raise your vibration (our energy) to align with the higher frequency of the Universe itself.
We have such a great potential but how many of us recognise this treasure hidden inside us? Frankly, not many, and consequently the power lies dormant in most people.
We live in a society where spirituality is interpreted mainly through religions which are competing with one another to win the medal for holding the BEST God! We are stuck in this quicksand and the more we brawl the swifter we sink. This is mostly the picture we humans have drawn of our individual god- fighting and slandering the other gods! It’s time to replace this canvas of dogmatic beliefs to paint a unified faith in one universe which is faceless and colourless.
This is where the laws of the Universe become relevant and imperative. However, it’s vital to also understand that these laws are not setting up a cult or inventing another new religion, not even challenging the existing ones. On the other hand, many people mistake Laws of the Universe as an easy substitute for their own religion which didn’t yield the desired results in life. Fact is not many people can honestly claim to have actually understood their individual religion fully in its real context as most of us have just accepted a lazier version of listening to the third party (mis) interpretations of the holy books, creating more misunderstandings and non-believers, along with profitable businesses and politics in many cases.
Fact is that the true understanding of any religion is interrelated with the Laws of the Universe. The theology of the laws is not a magic trick, instead, it’s a spiritual science ( vaster than academic science) that is disciplined, logical and practical; hence also requires self-training. In fact I have understood my birth religion better after my acquaintance with the laws of the Universe, and I am still learning. As an example, one of the Sikh prayers, ‘Japji Sahib’, which I’ve recited my whole life and I am beginning to understand only now. Japji Sahib(A prayer written by Guru Nanak) defines the Almighty perfectly, for me- God is ONE (not Sikh, not a Christian, not a Hindu or a Muslim but in the sense of the ONLY ultimate Power) and only oneness of humanity can align with oneness of God; It’s THE Truth; It’s the ALL doer and the Creator of all; It’s without fear or hate; It’s Timeless and has no beginning or the end, It’s not bound by gender, species and is outside the cycle of birth and death.
We need to understand the laws without prejudice and I am confident it would also help to understand a religious theology better too. If we can learn to define our religions without institutionalisation and territorialism, we can win the war against the ungodliness thriving inside the mankind today. This can only result in becoming one with peace, aligned with love. If this thought is not heaven then I wonder what is? Join me to light the 29th candle for oneness.

Peace be in with a shout: Light 28/40 candle of memory

Rekindle your memories for the lost love

I would like to pay homage to all the loving dear ones whom we have lost through Corona virus and other varied causes. We all feel the same pangs of love and we all embrace one another for solace. This is one human behaviour I hold in reverence. Lets light the 28th candle to our dear one’s life. A group hug through my poem:
Today is the day to think of a dear life lost
Raise a glass with me in their honour to toast
No one dies totally you can ask any science
They beat in our hearts, in thoughts embossed.
My sister, your friend, someone else’s mum
Gone forever, as would say our mind glum
But they live in the memories we keep ignited
‘Come in my dreams, you are always welcome’.
Some lived a full life on a happy roundabout
Yet others were chased for an early sign out
Sadness we must lose to celebrate their life
Accept God’s will and peace be in with a shout.


The Law of relativity can make us stronger in its spirituality- the 27/40 candle

God is the only ultimate energy

If someone had said to me a few years ago that I would hold science as reference to my mystic beliefs, I would have just laughed at the notion because my faith existed in the theories that were passed down from generations to generation without questioning their logic, relevance or in fact the truth. Even though I still believe that science might be a part of the spiritual plan and not the other way around, I thank Albert Einstein for his theory of relativity because it explains the law of metaphysicality unambiguously. My reference to this ideology is in spiritual context only as I am not a science guzzler kind of an academic. So, I am actually fascinated to write this blog.
AS per Einstein’s theory of relativity, E= MC2  and according to this formula, Energy is equal to Mass times C or speed of light squared. So, Mass or matter can be interchangeable with energy only  through its association with the fastest velocity that can move an object in a vacuum. As I’ve understood the most powerful factor in this equation is the motion of light in a straight line which can speed up even a small amount of mass to become a massive energy.
Now, I equate it to my understanding of spirituality- when my physical form is grounded in a steady (the straight line of the light) meditative state ( the vacuum) it would unite my body, mind and soul to vibrate at once to connect me with my inner higher self. When this vibration speeds up further by consistent focus, an immense energy is created that taps into the ultimate power of the Universe. So, if the tiny mass of my life ( Einstein’s M) vibrate at a high frequency ( Einstein’s C but in relative terms), I would become a part of the supreme energy ( Einstein’s E) created in the process. But why just a part and not the enormous energy itself, as per scientist’s formula? Here’s why- Einstein also showed further that nothing that has a mass can ever reach the speed of light. And taking this statement as entirely complete, I deduce that it’s expressive of truth even in the spiritual sense- The frequency of the Universe is like the speed of light, that nobody can actually reach but can get closer to, like feeling the breeze of the whizzing whir, which we call the divine connection. To orbit around this spinning light is enough – it’s like the earth orbiting around the sun can feel its life giving warmth without the possibility of actually entering in to the massive ball of energy. Electricity is another example; circuits draw only  the amount of current that a circuit can handle for its efficiency. That’s why I believe that the Universe has created man in its own image ( I differ with scientific claims in this context that matter can’t be created but I agree that our soul cannot be destroyed) in a way of blessing us with the same energy but in tiny measurement and when this baby dosage of energy is unleashed to its greatest potential it’s enough to manifest any possibilities in the physical life. Becoming ‘one with the creator’ or the Nirvana starts from where manifesting the worldly life stops and the Akal Purakh or the timeless Supreme being embraces the mortal life in its own fold ; I am not talking of death here either; its transformation of one’s entity instead- however, this is a topic for another time.
So getting back to the purpose of this blog, the human beings can be wholly the Mass in Einstein’s theory as the matter is enhanced but can never become interchangeable with the speed of light.  Now, staying true to my belief, I also draw a deviation from Einstein’s science at the last point – Mass cannot be interchangeable with ‘the’ energy either in the celestial plan. God has created a mini universe within me but I can never be the  supreme Universe itself. Now, how to get into the vacuum to be swept up by the vibrating high frequency to be touched by the Universal energy  ? Here I would stress once again that just by sitting our body in a yoga posture isn’t enough to raise our vibration, we need to make the mass of our body, mind and soul as one to the extent that the vibration thus caused becomes an innate part of our existence. So, sweep your mind of all the rubbish preconditions and focus. Meditate even when you see nothing, practise more if you fail to rein in the wild horses of thoughts, persevere and try again and again. Once you can only feel your focus on the desired purpose and nothing else, hold the moment and prolong the feeling of excitement. Practise regularly and when you are there, you’ll know it within and manifestation of your dreams will commence. At this stage, you’ll feel that you are always connected with the universe even while going about your daily life, like watching tele, taking a walk, cooking and so on. I’ll give you an example, today I received a positive text message from my sister about her being safe during the current lockdown and I was ‘silently’ thanking God within, while the family was watching a movie . Suddenly, my daughter asked me as to why I was smiling? I wasn’t even aware of it! When you are connected to the supreme energy through thoughts and feelings, the glow would reflect through you unawarely. I consider this connection as meditation with eyes open, however, I also meditate in the traditional sense to ground myself on daily basis. So, you have a choice.    
This self- training requires resilience and the progress is gradual in most cases. This is normal and accept it. It’s not as easy as many of the self-acclaimed LOA pundits make it sound- simply desire, expect and manifest! For more details you can refer to my previous blog ‘Law of Attraction started with frustrations and fears for me’. At first the voyage might seem like climbing a mountain, but with belief, determination and clear attentions, the mountain becomes a hill , then a little mound till you kick the last pebble with the support and strength blessed by the Omnipotent itself.
So, how is this post relevant to my 40 candles vigil in the face of COVID-19? Well, we have the time and the opportunity as never before in life to practise for the ultimate success and once we can feel the warmth of the Universal sun, our life would be protected from plagues for ever after. Thus, start now and raise your vibration to receive the spiritual blessings. Join me to light the 27th candle for the holy guardianship.            

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