If you want love in this world, then give it to others

Published: 02nd July 2016 05:14 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd July 2016 05:14 AM   |  A+A-

CHENNAI: What is the greatest gift anyone can give another? Love.  It is also the greatest honour in this world to receive unconditional love. Lord Krishna said to Arjuna, “You are mine.” Could there be a higher honour? The detachment from the lower object enables one to reach a higher and more subtle state.  It also helps to remove all other attachments. The Lord declares that amongst all yogis, the greatest is one who has absolute and undoubting faith in him.  The main block or hurdle in achieving such a state of oneness with the Lord is chinta or worry.  When love fills the heart, all negativities and worries are forgotten and therefore when love for the Lord fills our heart we reach a happy state of mind. 

The individual has been empowered with the power of discrimination enabling him or her to make a choice and live life in a manner that is chosen.  We must choose the path that would lead us to happiness. Moreover, when there is surrender we allow his will.  Our parents, the colour of our skin and so many other aspects of our life are beyond our control or choice.

if you.jpgLife principle — consciousness — is everywhere. Hey Arjuna, whatever you see is strung in one string and that is me, says the Lord. “I am the essence in all the liquids. I am the light in sun and the Om in the Vedas, the sound in space, the manliness in man, the fragrance of the earth, the brilliance in light and the life in everyone.”

Knowing this truth, we have to give to others what we would have others give to us. If we want love, we must give love. If you want to smile forever, read the Gita and practice the Gita. Don’t run away from any situation. Face it with equanimity. Do your duty. Don’t expect anything from anyone.  Start giving and the whole nature gives everything to you. Eventually, nothing other than the name of the Lord and love and devotion to the Lord will help.

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