The second verse of Ishavasya Upanishad:
कुर्वन्नेवेह कर्माणि जिजीविषेच्छत्ग्ण् समाः |
एवं त्वयि नान्यथेतोऽस्ति न कर्म लिप्यते नरे ॥
kurvanneveha karmaaNi jijeeviShechChathgN^ samaaH |
evaM thvayi naanyaThethoaAsthi na karma lipyathe nare ||
“One should decide to live in this world for hundreds of years, all the while doing his deeds dispassionately as sanctioned by the scriptures. In this way, the deeds done by you shall not cling to you. There is no other way by which a man can free himself from the bondage created by the deeds.”
Listen! The first thing the Upanishads declare: DECIDE TO LIVE! I was expanding on this from yesterday. Decision to LIVE! Please listen! It is not as simple as you think; it is really deep, really deep.
Every step of life, don’t give up! Go on deciding to LIVE, deciding to LIVE, deciding to LIVE! In every opportunity, open to live….open to live. Continue reading →