Sunday, April 06, 2008

Obsessing about the past

It's been a while since I checked in with the blog "Meditation Photography" created by Suresh Gundappa.

Today I'm glad I did. Here's something he wrote:
Just take a honest look at yourself. How many times in a day do you think about your past and things which went wrong, injustice done to you by life, bad luck you suffered, relationships which didn’t work out, etc. etc.

Your mind is constantly occupied with the same resentment and misery you have been carrying for ages. You have gone over it thousand times but you still think about it all the time. What can you do about it? Actually nothing, other than thinking about it. Your growth towards happiness is chained by resentment and regrets. You are carrying large boulder of past.

You got to stop this.
No kidding!

Meditation teaches you how. Regular meditation gives you the skill to let go without those thoughts taking you hostage again and again.

1 comment:

  1. I need to read that--"REGULAR meditation"--I need to be more consistent.


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