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Wednesday, 25 May 2011

Everything that arises falls

"There is a time for everything, 
and a season for every activity under heaven:
    a time to be born and a time to die,...,
   a time to weep and a time to laugh,...,
       a time to be silent and a time to speak...,
a time to love and a time to hate,...."

And thus,things are never constant. The only constant is inconstancy itself; everything is constantly inconstant. Wednesday is no Saturday. This Saturday is no last Saturday. See, every moment is intermediate. We are in the "intermediate state" of process (of change) and no body escapes this. Anybody?

In the course of our lives, we have come across many circumstances: sometimes we were happy. Another time we felt under the weather. We celebrated success; we regretted failure. The same suit awaits us, and it shall continue. This is the way it is. You want happiness; I want it too; we all want to be happy. But is happiness just when in absence of sadness and success in absence of failure? This is not the perfect equation either.

Something started to obsess me lately. This obsession tries to change everything in me. Please don't ever think I'm crazy. May be you are right: I must be going mad. The point is: I am beginning to be unique and some years from now, I see myself a unique being; I can feel it in my bones, really.

I ask myself several times: Is it worth to be excited for our success or should we actually get carried away by some other emotions even if circumstances demand.? And it is always my conscience who says, if everything is inconstant, this (celebrating or regretting without awareness) is insane. The truth is, I live in the world where everything is dictated by certain norms and standards, where everyone hopes to be powerful, famous (that leads to be infamous sometimes), rich...and you name it. But we hardly realize that everything has a climax: woods decay, fame, power, beauty and everything indeed falls, and falls completely one day.

So, our true happiness depends on the ability to be consistently aware on the infallible concept of temporary-existence, what so ever. This would mean, reacting to success or failure with one thing always in mind: nothing lasts forever and I am prepared to accept it. 

P.S: this is my random thought. The article may have some errors, forgive me!



  1. Perfectly written brother......................I liked it so much

    Keep going

  2. Thank you brother. Something started to bother me lately. I am obsessed with the fact that "everything is just compounded, and is impermanent."

  3. You have a lot more peace than I do. I admire that! Thanks for stopping by my blog.

  4. well, khotsa, u aren't crazy!!!, its just that u are growing up to become one of the worthy global citizen. i believe that we have to be little bit sensitive to outside world. We are changing like hell; driven by ever increasing factors....OVER DOZE!!!!!

  5. Nicely written....I really like the first part.. keep posting la