Banaras, A Mystic Love Story

Banaras is not a destination its a journey of our lives. If you go to watch this movie for a ready-made solution or only to "kill" two hours, you may get disappointed. Banaras is aimed to create a thirst for something one is generally uncomfortable to explore.

Tuesday, January 01, 2008

Grand illussion

Living the moment

Lately the whole world has been talking about Living the moment. Is it that suddenly our evolution has begun moving faster? Is it that the philosophy of life is finally beginning to be understood?

Alas! The phrase is being taken too literally.

Living the moment is being interpreted to defy your own logic. It is thought to be the point of liberation from all kinds of ethics. Morality that has been the reason for a lot of conflict is suddenly no longer a burden.Living the moment is interpreted to succumb to your sensory system completely. A complete liberation from reason.

This is the grandest of all illusions.

Living the moment is to live every moment in complete awareness.To Live with complete knowledge. No bias. No conditioning. No denial. Only compassion. Pure awareness.

It's the feeling of unification with everything.
Yet being aware of oneself.


2 Comments:

Blogger Peggy Payne said...

Mr. Singh, I'm glad to find you. (Through Mojo's blog) I have a novel out Sister India (Penguin India) that's set in Varanasi. Also, you and I have the same blog wallpaper. For a moment, I thought I was on my own blog. I'll be back to visit again.

Sunday, June 22, 2008 2:03:00 AM  
Blogger L C Singh said...

Thanks Peggy for your visit.
I will try to grab a copy of your book.
Peace.

Sunday, June 29, 2008 10:28:00 PM  

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