Spirituality

Now is as good a time as any to start

Saw this Nerium Oleander (Arali, Kanagalu, Karaveera, Kaner) plant all abloom in our garden and was reminded of this:

माली आवत देख के, कलियन करे पुकारि।
फूले फूले चुनि लिये, कालि हमारी बारि॥

Seeing the gardener approach, the buds spoke to one another: “Today he shall pluck the flowers that are abloom, tomorrow it shall be our turn” (Kabir)

Once during a Satsang with Sri M he responded to a young man who said that he was making the necessary preparations to start Sadhana and would start in a few months…

“What is the guarantee that you shall be able to start your sadhana in a few month’s time? No one is sure of when his time will be up. Now is as good a time as any to start…”

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.