Simple or Complex?

Life is utterly simple and yet most complex. You have to simultaneously attend to both facets

Published: 24th April 2014 07:45 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th April 2014 07:56 AM   |  A+A-


Life is utterly simple and yet most complex. You have to simultaneously attend to both facets. When life appears most complex, turn to simplicity; simplicity brings peace. When you are peaceful, attend to the complexity; that will make you more skillful.

If you are only with simplicity, it makes you lazy and dull; growth is not there.

Being only with complexity makes you angry and frustrated; then there is no life at all. The intelligent ones skillfully balance these two and rejoice in both.

When you recognize both the simplicity and the complexity of life, you’ll be skillfully peaceful!

White is the pure simplicity.

Colors are the complexity of life.

When your heart is pure, your life becomes so colorful.

Vikram : Guruji, you are all white and yet so colorful...

Pramila: Like our Knowledge, which is profound yet so simple!

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, spritual leader and founder of the Art of Living Foundation

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