Life is a teacher, the world is a classroom, and everybody is a student naturally enrolled in life’s institution. The process of metamorphosis, that is; the stages involved in the cycle of humans from childhood to adulthood is one that foregrounds life as a process. In relation to this, we can say life is a teacher with a master lesson plan. However, it is important to note that this grand teacher teaches in phases in line with the needs, situations, circumstances, and life program of everyone.
For instance, at the point of inception, a child learns to accept and acknowledge his or her parents naturally. Furthermore, the child naturally desires to crawl, stand, walk, and engage in several other activities. As the child grows, he or she consciously observe and interact with events in the society as they daily unfold. However, the infusion of variation in the learning process is one that cannot be overemphasized.
During a live-streamed event, yoga philosophy and meditation expert, Acharya Das, teaches us about Karma Yoga of Bhagavad Gita – What is Karma?
Acharya Das shares that “the process of Yoga [in general] deals with the process of self-realization.” As human beings, we automatically find ourselves materially entangled, and Yoga provides us with “direction on how to progressively advance along the spiritual path to a full spiritual awakening.” In order to understand Karma Yoga and advance spiritually, we must first gain an understanding of Karma and how our actions have consequences.
Ignorance gives birth to misery, but wisdom gives birth to enlightenment and happiness. Every other day, we come across situations where we question ourselves what will happen to us. We are living a life – we passed the kids stage, gradually the young age, and reached adulthood and then we become old. Truly there is no control of this aging process. In the midst of innumerable happy and sad events, finally we have to face death.
Many a times we are bereaved of death news of friends, relatives, citizens etc. Casualties, diseases, drugs, violence, anxiety, suicides all result to death. Basically what is death – is it the ceasing of the person or only the physical body. As a person, we always intend to stay well, youthful and longer, we don’t want to die. Someone having a happy family with good wealth, relationships, reputation and a healthy body want to live forever. Continue reading Alive Forever: Now You can Conquer the Fear of Death