There are many kinds of silence–
the silence of an empty room, the silence
of the mountains, the silence of prayer or
the enforced silence of loneliness– but the
best kind of silence is the silence that comes
after the cessation of noise.—Ruskin Bond.
Silence in speech and mind is also a form of
austerity–says Bhagavadgita. It is not only
reluctance to speak; it is calmness of mind
that enables you to hear the guiding voice
of God within. Silence is a vehicle for individual
Silence your mind and it loses its power over you.
You can free yourself from the illusion of the world.
Your ability and how far you go is dependent on
”how free” you are from the tyranny of mind.
Silencing of the mind helps you to choose your
thoughts and to change the content of mind.
Speech—Most people speak, because they find
speech more tolerable than silence.For the stressed
and distressed, speaking does offer easy distraction
from turmoil within. Speech is a powerful and essential
means for communication.It is a vehicle for social transformation.