The thought bodies


We all have thought bodies and in those thought bodies are spaces .Spaces in which two souls connect with each other .Be it humans or any other thing, living or non living .I feel everything is alive, breathing with exuberance of life .Even the rocks, hard from outside, have a space with in where you can touch and feel their pulse. One can only find these spaces, if one is silent from within. Most of us are unable to do so because we all talk so much even inwardly .we are hardly quite .

I talk to birds, animals, flowers, pebbles everything around me and they respond, in silence.One just has to connect with the energies around oneself.

Nature is our best friend, giving unconditionally all the time, and the more you reciprocate, the more you find the depth of love and warmth seeping inside you through all that exist around you. You just have to be open and receptive to all the good and abundance the universe has to offer.

The sickle moon, the wild plant that cracks the sidewalk to open up n bloom, the trees which become homes for so many birds even when dry and in full bloom they give shade to one and all irrespective of who and why, they all have spaces which call you and if you are receptive, you can enter those spaces and become one with them?It happens with humans too ,with unseen unknown people .It has happened with me .

Nature heals; it helps you find answers .Sitting in silence, emptying oneself of all the thoughts helps me at least to see reason.

As humans, what do we learn from what’s around us?

Most of the time, Nothing at all.

Unwilling to let go, we want to hold on, to possess, and to own. We can’t share, can’t love, and can’t let the other person be a separate identity than our own reflection. We want to mould. We feel jealous, hurt, let down, so full of negative emotions, assumptions that we lose more than we gained. Many people I talk to say ,kiddo these are human emotions ,we are all humans ,or some go further and say that they have risen above all this and do not give a hoot .They claimto be complete in themselves .I wonder if they really are ?I wonder if any of those are right observations .

We are scared, scared of being alone. We can not live with our own self, we become lonely .If we do not have any living person or thing to hold on to, we hold on to the memories .We need crutches. Each one of us, including me.

However I try to stand still, the butterfly does not come and sit on my shoulder. Why? I ask myself. Because, though my body remains still, am not calm from within, the stillness is missing from inside .The urge is strong and it keeps the butterfly away .One needs to be still from within.

Can we change from within to become for once in life, unconditional in our approach to life as humans and justify our existence on earth? May be yes .And that’s precisely I am trying to learn. It is difficult in many spears of life for taming the mind is exceptionally tough task, and it is our mind, the devious little thing, not the heart, mind you, that dictates and lures us into the realms unknown .Coaxing us to take some action which many a times our heart resents .

I am learning to listen to my heart strings once more.

To still myself and connect to the child within .

To bring out the innocence and purity of a child’s love ,the curiosity and the inquisitiveness and total surrender to the cosmic energies around me .

Building Faith within.

I feel that as long as we do not tie ourselves in knots with anything that touches our lives we can coexist beautifully with it, be it love, memories, nature, anything .I trust my inner voice and know that it guides me in the right direction, though it may not be the one taken by all .To walk alone and walk with conviction is right as far as I am concerned.

To dream, irrespective of the fact whether they realize or not, is to live.

To love unconditionally irrespective of any reciprocation, is true love.

To place oneself a step below and open oneself to life is living fully.

To be able to gather small bundles of joy that come your way instead of looking for the treasures that you do not even know exist ,is justifying your existence on earth .

To be able to smile in times of intense pain befriending it as one more lesson to learn is true learning.

To think of Death as a friend with whom you have to start a new adventure, is letting your soul, your spirit free .And you are free from within .untouched by fear .For it is the unknown, uncertainty that scares us .Living in now in this moment of joy is life

As they say

Defer not till tomorrow to be wise,

Tomorrow’s sun to you may never rise.

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8 thoughts on “The thought bodies

  1. Ahhh, now I understand what you mean by making friends with Death – a very metaphysical thought.

    Yes Ritu now you got it .I take Death as a friend and have no fear from her .

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  2. I liked the butterfly reference. I’ve been feeling some sort of restlessness for the past few weeks.

    Inspiring post Tiks, I’m gonna read it again.

    ameeta try to sit down silently and let your thoughts flow look within and you will find all solutions coming thru .hope it will help you

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  3. u know that saying… learn to let go.. if it comes back it was meant to be yours… else.. life goes on.. a good credo to live by.. there is so much that life has on offer.. a smile here.. a look there.. a babbling brook .. a raging river.. a mountain that steadfastly fills your horizon.. but all these are not ours .. innit?

    lovely post, tiku..

    thanks Aparna it is very True ..hope we all follow this ..

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  4. Visiting your blog after a long time Tiku … and this one is heavy!! Parts of it make sense on first reading too … about listening more to one’s heart, about bieng child like. But how does one communicte with inanimate objects? It is true that one feels more comfortable and at home in some places and quite the opposite in others. Does that have something to do with this communication too?
    Yes Jaspal it is very true with any communication and I think I learned it more through that .I have seen that during my treks if I stepped on a slippery stone while crossing a shallow yet fast river and spoke to it in my heart befriending it and asking for that support to let me step in cross without slipping ,it wud .I dont know what you call it but nature in all its form and all the objects around us respond .

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  5. This article of yours has “depth”. Very well written, though I may not necessarily agree on everything. But still that doesn’t mean I’m being “critical” per se. Its just that probably I don’t understand some things 🙂

    Thanks Ravin ..I understand what you mean .

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  6. Just curious, something keeping you busy Tiks? I kinda sorta well errm you know got used to the daily posts from you, thats all 🙂

    Hi Ameeta ..got my mail na ? :)thanks sweets for the concern .

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  7. “Tiku”
    very nice thoughts and nicer is the way you have expressed them.
    I believe we hold to ourselves too much. I believe if I want to let myself free, I have to come out of my own created self. As you said we all have energies inside us. Everything has. We need to bring out that energy out to share with others and then see our own self from outside. This will remove the notion inside me which always tells me that I am ME and they are THEY actually. We need to remove the gap between us and the people and the notion that we have created of “Us & Them”… We need to see people at their level. See the nature as it is and not the way we want to see it.

    If we succeed in taming our own mind. I believe nothing is great in this world for us. As mind is the greatest of God’s creations.
    well said buddy ..I try to follow this as closely as I can though a difficult task ..agree one hundred percent with what you say .thanks bud

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  8. I am eminded of my Mom’s words…Contentment is an endless festival of the mind!… Contentment is so elusive……..Thats why we keep seeking and become restless so the butterfly only flutters past!

    Very well written Tiku.

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