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Unlearn activity

Somehow due to our life style and the culture, our mind have developed the habit of getting involved in activities. Mind will think that we will get bored if we do not do anything so it makes us to always be involved in different things. Even if we are in toilet we want a magazine, news paper or an iPod. Do not be so afraid of boredom. “Boredom is a concept devised by your mind to keep you engaged in some activity or other”. Do not be afraid let yourself go in a stage where you are doing inactivity. I would not tell how would you feel when you do not do anything, go and realize yourself. You will calm down and enjoy over there.You will be in sync with this nature. Like trees , rivers are enjoying. Slowly slowly you can unlearn the process of mind of doing activity all the time.

Mind has made a tendency to perform an activity always. Either in mind or outside. And the outcome of the activity will decide weather you will laugh or cry. Noooo this is the worst way of being happy or sad. Do not do anything. Recharge yourself with inactivity. You should know all the good things in life only come from inactivity. Most of the scientist have got the ideas, to proceed , in deep sleep where there is total inactivity.

what say about this thought ?

  • Sep 6 2012: Yes I agree with your point. Its like music. There should be silence in between different instruments. The different types of silences makes different types of Songs. Similarly there should be inactivity between every activity to have life like a beautiful and different creative songs.
  • Sep 5 2012: Hi, Sumit !
    It sounds good :" Recharge yourself with inactivity"
    I do :)
    I guess i understand what you mean, but can you share your experience with somebody else who has never been stunned with a beauty of the grass under feet or depth of the sea watter or warmth of the air or ....... ad infinitum ?
    I agree with you, such moments are a kind of liberation from the addiction to thinking ,and surprisingly the simple answers to very complex questions come effortlessly or the questions stop bother you as if you know that you know but it is not in your mind and it's OK.
    • Sep 6 2012: Good point. The other person is also carried away with his thoughts. S/he is in his/her on world of thoughts. Even if you take him/her to the place of natural beauty its upto him/her to calm down and see the world the way it should be looked at.
      The best you can do is to calm down and rejoice yourself as much as possible. May be by seeing that calmness and peace on your face the other person also gets attracted towards realizing the same.
      • Sep 6 2012: I'm afraid 'peace on your face' doesn't work either :)
        Actually, we don't need to care for sharing, it is happening always, whether we like it or not. We all are so deeply connected that no one can escape to influence and to be influenced.
        We all are doomed to think and to act, (unless you are a zen monk :) and frankly, i love it , but somehow 'inactivity ' profoundly influences the activity and deeply colours the
        thinking ; you become more gentle, more relativistic in your daily life and it is what we actually need , i guess .
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    Sep 4 2012: Everything I know comes from something I've read in the toilets.
  • Sep 3 2012: A very interesting justification for couch potatoes.