Friday, 12 July 2013

Buddhahood



The place where the embodiment of peace, Gautam Buddh, found enlightenment was recently shaken by bomb blasts. The holy Bodh Gaya shrine became the target of those who believe in destruction. The government has started the probe and they are confident of finding the culprits. Meanwhile, the Buddhists are back to chanting and praying, back with the Lord himself.

Such blasts can’t stop what Gautam Buddh started. He commenced an inward journey; a journey to find oneself, to realise the inner self and hence inner peace. What the confused and angry minds can’t understand (and may never understand until they end their confusion and calm down) is that what Buddh taught and left behind is not stored in a shrine or in a scripture or in any physical form. What he left is eternal and is universal. It is in nature and it is nature. It can only be felt and realised and not be touched with bare hands. It is everywhere and in everyone waiting to get recognised.

The ones who stubbornly want to fight don’t know that Buddh is in them too. Buddh is in all of us; when we act purely, correctly and truly the Buddhahood shines in us too. How can something so powerful be destroyed? How can something so true be crossed? We mere mortals can never do so; our futile attempts will only look ridiculous.

You need not worry about any evil in this world; all you need is to reach the state of Buddhahood, to let it shine in you. Radiating light everywhere you’ll then fulfil the purpose of being you.



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