Mental prosperity

My dear Mandira, did you ever hear about  ‘mental prosperity’?  We all know about material prosperity but the word mental prosperity has triggered a spate of inundated thoughts which have soaked me in peace and tranquility. Imagine if we know what it is, its importance and if we are actually empowered to be mentally prosperous, how great that will be!

In the last post, it was mentioned to you about enriching our life through good books, good friends, great values etc. That is good but there are some more ways to be mentally prosperous and they are the ones about which we are generally unaware of. Therefore I decided to write one post on this topic. It is in continuation of the previous article you may say. And this time it will be in poetry style! I hope you will enjoy this style too.

Mental prosperity can come about only if transformation takes place. ( The next following writeups are on spiritual transformation and are in connection with the same line of thought. Try to connect the underlying connection in the following series of articles to come) Hence we can say that positive transformation of the mind leads to our mind’s enrichment. So how do we acquire this kind of prosperity? Transformation can be brought in the human mind by some of the following means:-

 

Receptivity

 Be open, alert and then conscious.

Raise your consciousness from ordinary to extra-ordinary.

Mental capacity from limited to unlimited, then to infinite.

Change your nature from sub- human to human, then to Divine.

Raise your level of understanding from earthly to super Consciousness.

Unfold the dormant sparks of illumination embedded from time unknown.

Ignite the sparkling tendencies of godliness.

Break the stifling barriers of human ignorance.

Untie the shackles of unseen hostility and arrogance.

Give up greed for generosity.

Accept the principle of acceptance in place of rejection.

Give up on mental stinginess to beget mental prosperity.

Divine Will

Each and every atom in the Cosmic Universe is created with the ignition of the spark.

Every atom that exists in the Cosmic Consciousness is nothing but Light.

We are created and exist because of the existence and presence of God created atoms.

Every atom conceivable is created by Divine Light.

And each atom ever created has been created by Divine Will.

This Divine revelation when unfolded and discovered upon me.

Unearthed to me one of the most hidden secrets of Creativity.

I bow to you my Divine, my Master and true Preceptor.

For revealing such sacred knowledge, pious and Supreme.

What you revealed is so pure, so pristine.

So very genteel, yet so startling.

It has unformed and disintegrated the fragile, glassy walls in my mind.

From which I could see You, but touch You not.

Your Supreme Grace has cascaded on me once more.

My sweet and beloved Divine was hidden so near, yet so far.

Can any word of gratitude suffice for the greatness and magnitude

of your Grace, dear?

That you have showered on me, my dearly loved, Supreme and my Creator.

How come I and not others are your continued blessed receivers?

I wonder at this moment and find no true justification.

Except that it may perhaps be only because of some extra-ordinary good deeds.

That I must have created for myself, back in space in time, unknown to me.

And as You are ceaselessly very gracious and benevolent.

And we your naïve children in your warm and secure shelter.

Offer and give you so very little, as small is our might and capacity.

And you the force behind this Magnum Opus, the all giver Father of the World.

But now that You have revealed to me that

Every tiny particle in this Infinite Creation is created at your impulse and will.

Hence I am now convinced and surely know that

Whatever meritorious deeds I did in the past.

Was in reality driven and created by your mere will!

And very stealthily you impose on me that

It was I who did it!!

No, my Lord, no. It can’t ever be me.

It is just You and You and just You.

I now know that the wheel of this Cosmic Creation.

Is rested upon your magnificent creative powers.

You are the Creator, Preserver and the Destroyer.

I am merely a spectator who bows to you in servile humility.

It is only You and You and You my beloved Lord.

It is You who is present in all the unseen and seen manifestations.

Every letter and word that my fingers move to create this manuscript.

Has emerged, is being created and written by You, You and only You.

Silent Praying

 In this hour of twilight, my mind is at rest and peace is more.

The gentle peace is the step by which I bridge the gap and

Reach the inner chambers of my house of silence!

I have walked in and ask in awe.

Who resides here?

I recognize His presence very well now.

As He says not anything, but says it all!

He is mute but speaks to me when we are alone.

His words are like the silent flow of a stream on a hill.

The water so refreshing, cool and sweet.

The life-giving amber ambrosia on which He feeds me.

Is the sweet nectar which He quietly gives me.

Give me more as it is the Life in it.

Which sparks my mind like tiny meteors in the sky.

The sparkling of the sparks illumine me and I know that

You are the one who holds the lamp of the Light in my mind.

Illumine me more as I wish to know and feel you even more.

Nothing else I ask of you, but one thing now.

Transform my mind to enable me to acquire mental prosperity.

Like shimmering golden sparklers on a moonless sky create ripples of joy.

The sparkling of silent illumination in my mind gives me peaceful happiness abound!

14 Responses to Mental prosperity

  1. mandira says:

    i have read the first poem..it was the smallest and simplest.. i will read the other two in installments. i like this style of writing as well.

  2. spiritinlife says:

    Did you read the next two poems?

    Poems are like pearls in sea.

    Small and beautiful.

    The oyster is small.

    But open it and see.

    What a beautiful creation.

    It has hidden within it!

  3. Meena Jethva says:

    These poems are extraordinary. I see the corners and depth of your spirit. Thank you so much for sharing. I believe that my GuruJi and Mahavatar Babaji has led me here so that I can find answers to my questions. Thanks again for your time. I appreciate it.

  4. Meena says:

    Sarikaji, I keep going back to these poems…..they are so magnetic. “As he says not anything, but says it all!”

    Meena

  5. spiritinlife says:

    Meena, this poem is special for me because of many reasons- firstly because the experience before it and at the time of its creation was splendid- so magnificent. The depth of that infinite ocean is measureless. The more you dive in it, the more deeper you will wish to go, it is never ending and all time beautiful, can’t get enough of it- continued bliss….
    And because it is at this point that we have met, you reached here at this junction…
    So dive deeper and deeper in your real self and leave the insignificant on the shore….
    Come out of that ocean soaked fully in endless joy and bliss….
    With all my good wishes and unconditional love

  6. Asim says:

    ” And very stealthily you impose on me
    that
    It was I who did it!!
    No, my Lord, no. It can’t ever be me.
    It is just You and You and just You…”
    From past lives i did mistakes and mistakes it was You who made me bit by bit so that someday i get to feel you and love you and come to you at last.The separation of which i was not even aware about but you watched and guided quietly,compassionately and made me seek you at last…
    I bow down to that Divinity everywhere…

    • spiritinlife says:

      My dear Asim, Very true what you have just stated. God is so many times a day telling us in many ways, “Come back my child, come back,” so listen to that hint and now don’t lose sight of His Abode.
      When you find the true Guru, he/she will never tell you your mistakes. The sensible student will have to find his own mistakes, amend and seek help wherever needed to relinquish old trash of redundant habits, thoughts and actions.
      And do not hesitate to see God everywhere because God has many reasons and methods of teaching you the lessons worth learning.
      Love and peace
      Sarika Aunty

  7. Shilpa says:

    – positive transformation of the mind leads to our mind’s enrichment.
    Receptivity:
    Give up greed for generosity. Accept the principle of acceptance in place of rejection.
    Divine Will:
    Every tiny particle in this Infinite Creation is created at your impulse and will.
    It is You who is present in all the unseen and seen manifestations.
    Silent Praying:
    Illumine me more as I wish to know and feel you even more.
    Nothing else I ask of you, but one thing now.
    Transform my mind to enable me to acquire mental prosperity.

  8. Surbhi says:

    Sarika Ji,

    This poem beautiful conveys so much that my intellect cannot assimilate it all. It is so true that receptivity, divine will and silent prayers are the foundation stone to mental prosperity.

    • spiritinlife says:

      Be open, alert and then conscious.

      Raise your consciousness from ordinary to extra-ordinary.

      Mental capacity from limited to unlimited, then to infinite.

      Change your nature from sub- human to human, then to Divine.

      Okay Surbhi, concentrate only on these 4 lines and then contemplate on next 4 and so on.

      And you are right there-receptivity, divine will and silent prayers are the foundation stone to mental prosperity.

      If you are receptive towards the divine will and receive God’s will well enough after your silent prayers, your mind shall change bit by it since the rays of God’s light coming through his will will transform you…..that is mental prosperity.

      • Surbhi says:

        Sarika Ji,

        Does open means to be open to the ideas, suggestions and criticism or open to the messages of Lord? I cannot understand.

        Surbhi

        • spiritinlife says:

          Open here means being receptive to messages of God which come to us in so many obvious and subtle ways.

  9. Shahid says:

    ” I have walked in and ask in awe.

    Who resides here?

    I recognize His presence very well now.

    As He says not anything, but says it all!

    He is mute but speaks to me when we are alone.

    His words are like the silent flow of a stream on a hill.

    The water so refreshing, cool and sweet.

    The life-giving amber ambrosia on which He feeds me.

    Is the sweet nectar which He quietly gives me.

    Give me more as it is the Life in it. ”

    Awaiting to awaken to the presence of God within me.
    As you wrote in one of your earlier posts, waiting for
    God to respond is tapasya. Thank you Mom ❤

  10. Farha says:

    “When you find the true Guru, he/she will never tell you your mistakes. The sensible student will have to find his own mistakes, amend and seek help wherever needed to relinquish old trash of redundant habits, thoughts and actions.

    And do not hesitate to see God everywhere because God has many reasons and methods of teaching you the lessons worth learning.”

    🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

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