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The Power to Create Your Life

Posted: 09/27/10 12:47 PM ET

Everything we have created on this planet was essentially first created in the mind. All the work done by humans -- both the wonderful things and the horrible things -- first found expression in the mind, then became manifested in the outside world. In the yogic tradition, a well-established mind is referred to as a "Kalpavriksha" or a "wishing tree."

If you organize your mind to a certain level, it in turn organizes your whole system; your body, emotions and energies get organized in that direction. If this happens, you are a Kalpavriksha yourself. Anything that you wish will happen.

Once we are empowered with a potential like this, it is very important that our physical action, emotional action, mental action and energy action are controlled and properly directed. If they are not, we become destructive, self-destructive.

Right now, that is our problem. Technology, which was supposed to make our lives easy and beautiful, has become the source of our problems; we are destroying the very basis of our life, which is the planet. So, what should have been a boon, we are making a curse out of it.

For life to happen the way you wish it should happen depends on a variety of things:

  • How you think and with how much focus.

  • How much stability is in your thought.

  • How much reverberance is present in the thought process.

This determines whether your thought becomes a reality or whether it is just a wimpy thought.

But then the question arises within a human being, "Is what I wish even possible?" This question is destroying humanity. What is possible and not possible are not one's business, it is nature's business. Your business is just to strive for what you want. Nature will decide whether it is possible or not.

Today, modern science is proving that the whole existence is just a reverberation of energy. It is a vibration. Similarly, your thought is a vibration. If you generate a powerful thought and let it out, it will always manifest itself.

To create what you really care for, what you want must be well-manifested in your mind. This is the first and foremost thing. Once you can maintain a steady stream of thought without changing direction, it will definitely manifest as a reality in your life.

So either you make yourself into a Kalpavriksha or you make yourself into one big mess, which is happening all over the world. Hence, what you really want must be clear. If you do not know what you want, the question of creating it doesn't arise.

If you look at it, what every human being wants is to live peacefully and joyfully. And in terms of relationships, human beings want to be loving and affectionate. Or in other words, all that human beings are seeking is pleasantness within themselves, or pleasantness around them.

So once your mind gets organized, your emotions will get organized -- the way you think is the way you feel. Once your thought and emotions are organized, your energies become organized in the same direction. Once your thought, emotion and energies are organized, your very body will get organized. Once these four are organized in one direction, your ability to create and manifest what you want is phenomenal.

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