The world is of change.Self is of no change.
You have to rely on no-change (Self) and accept the change.(World)
If you are certain that everything is uncertain, then, you are liberated.
Uncertainty about matter, brings certainty about the conciousness.
Certainty about the relative world, creates dullness.
uncertainty about the Self, creates fear.
Acting in uncertainty makes life a game, a challenge.
Wallowing in uncertainty is letting go.
-Sri Sri Ravishankar.
Who am I ?
If someone asks ”Who are you ?’ our response would be ,
”Oh, my name is so and so and I’m an Indian or I am the
President of this company”etc. All these answers refer to
your self-image or to an object outside your self:-a name,
a place, a circumstance. This process of identifying with
your self image or the objects of your experience is called
You may identify with your body and say,”this is my body.
This bag of flesh and bones is who I am.” But the body you
call yours, is really the raw material of this universe:-recycled
earth,water and air; and so is the tree outside your window.
So you can assume you are physically located in a body, you
are aware of.
No scientific experiment has ever found a centre of the
skin-encapsulated awareness in any location of the body,
in space or time.
Life, at the level of senses, represents existence at low level.
The force of Maya(illusion) holds man bound to this level of
existence, where he oscillates between joy and sorrow, pleasure
and pain and the entire host of the ”pairs of opposites.”
The aim of Yoga is to master the senses so as to be able to
steer them at will from or towards their objects.