Enlightenment Is Present In You As A Seed

May 23 2012

Bangalore, India

What we need to understand is that we should know that we already have what we want in life. You start with this intention, ‘I already have what I want’, then what you want will fructify easily. Thinking, ‘I have it’, is like sowing a seed. Once you sow a seed, then you put water and manure and it will sprout and grow. So you know mentally that the seed is there. Same way, whatever you want to achieve in life, know that you are that and you have it. If you think, you don’t have it then only lack grows.

That is the reason why people who have money keep getting more money and those who do not have; they don’t get because they keep saying. ‘I don’t have, I don’t have’. So the mind goes in the direction of lack.

Do you know, whenever things were not there at home or when we would ask for chocolate, my grandmother used to always say, ‘It is in plenty, in abundance, we will go to the shop.’ For someone who listens to it, it appears completely absurd. We never heard her say that we don’t have.

So that ‘lack’ consciousness should go and you should feel the abundance. So whatever goal you want to achieve, first know that you have it, you have achieved it, and then put your effort to achieve it. Effort should be put, but only effort will not work. Before effort, there should be the seed of the goal as well. So, the goal is already present in the seeker. The goal is not somewhere out there and you have to try to reach it, no! Just relax; the goal is here and now. So, Enlightenment is present in you. If you think you lack it, you are never going to achieve it. You should know that it is present in you as a seed. You should know you are already a yogi and keep doing yoga, you will find perfection in it. If you think you are not a yogi and then try to achieve yoga perfection it is not going to work. So know that the seed is already there.

So, if you want to be a businessman, put the seed, ‘I am a businessman’, and then work towards being a businessman. It may appear very absurd. Usually people think, ‘I don’t have and so I have to achieve’, but seldom are they able to do it. The secret of success is in the understanding that goal is already present in the seeker.

So, today you got a very big secret knowledge.

Questions & Answers

Expand all Q & A Collapse all Q & A

Read earlier posts

  • Sorting Right From Wrong

    March 24, 2015
    • Know Right From Wrong
    • So Much Craziness?
    • When It Come To Parenting
    • Where There Is A Will There Is A Way

    Tips For Effective Leadership

    March 23, 2015
    • 4 Leadership Tips
      1. Meditate Daily
      2. Inspire Your Team
      3. Have a Sense of Ownership
      4. Implement the 4 C's:
      - Commitment
      - Connectivity
      - Compassion &
      - Creativity
  • A Love That Never Dies

    March 22, 2015
    • A Successful Relationship
    • A Way to Expand Your Vision
    • How a Broad Vision Can Help
    • Opening Up New Dimensions
    • Be A Little Angel

    Let It Be!

    March 21, 2015
    • Have Total Acceptance
    • Acceptance is the Way Inward
    • Learn to Let Things Be
    • The Purpose of Faith
    • The Basis of Spirituality
  • The Heart Sutra

    March 19, 2015
    • Know that: Everything is Nothing
    • No Celebration Without Knowledge
    • Meaning of Naimisharanya
    • Is Devotion More in India?

    The Colors of Life

    March 18, 2015
    • Why Celebrate Holi
    • A Fountain of Colors
    • Meaning of Guru Mandala
    • Enlightenment is Open for All
    • Act Without Inhibitions
  • The Perfect Imperfect

    March 17, 2015
    • Don't Make Frustration a Habit
    • Life is Pleasure & Pain
    • Don't Get Caught Up in the Play of Life
    • Keep Alive Your Enthusiasm

    Message On Mahashivaratri

    March 5, 2015
    • Significance of Shivaratri
    • The 3 Kinds of Problems
    • The Secrets of Nature
    • Rejoicing the Presence of Truth Beauty & Benevolence
  • Tough Times Make You Stronger

    March 4, 2015
    • A Way to Stay Focused
    • Don't Over-utilize Your Senses
    • A Cheating Partner
    • Grace & Self-effort: Both Are Needed

    Take The Best & Leave The Rest

    March 3, 2015
    • Improve Your Qualities
    • The Definition of Karma
    • See Problems as Challenges
    • The Essence of Being a Sanyasi
    • Enlightenment: Reaching Your Full Potential
  • When Love Becomes Eternal

    February 26, 2015
    • Let Nature Be Your Valentine
    • Don't Doubt Love
    • A Sharp Mind & A Soft Heart
    • Life is an Education
    • Take Life with Sincerity & Commitment

    Contentment Is The Gateway

    February 23, 2015
    • Contentment Brings Liberation
    • Desires Faith & Surrender
    • The 2 Reasons of Suffering
    • How to Save a Marriage
    • Demand Destroys Love