Showing posts with label singularity. Show all posts
Showing posts with label singularity. Show all posts

Thursday, February 28, 2013

The circle of Life - Singular & Plural Identities



I often wonder when I see crowd of people mixing together, like Brownian motion, about their thoughts. Everybody is thinking about something. Thoughts that are not connected at all. Yet we identify them as individuals. Different individuals. I often wonder, what differentiates them? How come two sons do not show same behaviors with their parents? What makes one businessman a successful one and another completely bankrupt?  What constitutes them? What defines us? Soul, body, mind? Soul we cannot see. Our own body we cannot feel. I cannot see my own eye with my eye. Our own mind we cannot perceive. Or is it other people's opinions that we perceive as our image? So called self-image? If I say, the way we define our relation in a group or a role, becomes our identity, then we have multiple identifies! A person could be son at one time, a businessman at another and a so on. This makes me believe that grossly we have plural identities that are sort of unbalanced and biased based on particular need of the group. So our identity now becomes a role we play that is relatively important of our different associations and affiliations in any particular context. And it further reduces to choice we make for choosing a particular role - choosing a particular identity. That becomes our identity at that particular instance of time. And it changes with time.

If you've got what I wanted to convey you can read further…

Now lets concentrate on concept of Soul and Body. Thought I haven't' read the scriptures completely but still I am quoting what they say about soul and body. If you don't believe in it you can take it as an assumption. The soul is some higher dimensional quantity that can chooses to stay in any body for a definite period of time. Its probably the choice of the soul to choose when to come and when to leave because as an individual nobody wants to die! Ok, coming back to the point,  we say an individual is born when a Soul chooses to reside in a Body. Ego defines a Soul. Souls chooses a body. Body gets a form. If everything is working perfectly, without any issues, an individual, or say a child is born. A child cannot think about being a child. Together we define the identity of child. And gradually the thoughts develop and child begins to realize his own identity.

And the people that I see mixing together were those same children at one point of time… and the journey continues.

To summarize...

Ego -> Thoughts -> Choices -> People-> Plural Identity
Ego -> Soul -> Choice -> Body -> Singular Identity  


Is their any interconnection?  I am not sure. But I see a recursion or perhaps circle.

A = {Plural Identity -> People -> Choices -> Thoughts -> Ego} => (Ego -> Soul -> Choice -> Body -> Singular Identity)

       { Ego -> Soul -> Choice -> Body -> Singular Identity -> }
B = { Ego -> Soul -> Choice -> Body -> Singular Identity -> }  => { Plural Identity -> People -> Choices -> Thoughts -> Ego }
       { Ego -> Soul -> Choice -> Body -> Singular Identity -> }

{choices} -> A -> {choices} -> B -> {choices}

What is this?
BABABABABABA… ? That floats on carpet of choices!
A Circle of Life  - chosen?
 
  

Friday, April 20, 2012

Beauty, is it ?!





When you plant a flower, say a rose. Initially you are excited thinking of what would be the color, the smell, etc, etc. Gently rose comes and you are attracted to it. Suddenly as day passes, you realize fear of losing that pretty flower. You keep it inside your book, safely, in well preserved manner. Sometimes you open the book and enjoy its beauty. But you never think about it again. You find yourself one with the flower as if its inside you.

Similarly when you get to know someone, initially it starts with an excitement, then an attraction followed by fear of losing it. Gradually, as time passes, all their physical characteristics begin to disappear. The mental blocks simply go away. Slowly you start to connect. A state of togetherness appears. You begin to dwell in their energy, recognize the scent of their skin. You see only the essence of the person, not the shell. You don't need your eyes, nose or your body to feel it but only a heart inside. A state of singularity it is! That's the inside, when you really connect with a person, any physical imperfections disappear, become irrelevant. You can clearly see what is inside. And feel the beauty. Because all lies inside is the beauty. And you achieve a state of oneness with beauty.

You become the beauty!








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