Savvy Raj

Live Life Lovingly!


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Razors Edge

On the razors edge, there is poignant elegance

Beautiful poise, precariously in balance

Amidst the fury of the fire raging beneath

She stand resolute in her calmth

Not helpless but in knowing nature’s ways

That in time, all is well back to base.

Beauty on the outside burns off into the ember

Leaving an ashen pile of dust to remember.

Yet deluding the fury in being uprooted

In the strength of the grounding firmly rooted

Leaving an evergreen picture of poise

She has that stoic stance of grace.

A pose of composure on destiny’s face

In spite of a life abruptly denied

She is the beauty of grace personified!

Savvy

The stunning capture of the Cherry blossom Tree on Mount Fuji in Japan

Image credits:

http://followpics.me/fuji-volcano-japan-cherry-blossom/


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A place called Hope

There is a place

That fills you with positivity

Enriches you with expansiveness

Embodies inclusiveness.

Enough to keep your faith going.

Endowed with trustfulness

Believe in possibilities.

A place of potential value

Thats nurturing in itself.

That lights the way forward.

A place that speaks to all of you!

A beautiful place called hope!

Savvy


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What is beautiful?

Here is a beautiful forward that caught my eye.

When they asked her to reveal her beauty secrets, Audrey Hepburn wrote this beautiful text that was later read at her funeral.

′′ To have attractive lips, speak kind words.

To have a loving look, look for the good side of people.

To look skinny, share your food with the hungry.

To have beautiful hair, let a child cross it with his own fingers once a day.

To have a beautiful poise, walk knowing you’re never alone, because those who love and loved you accompany you.

People, even more than objects, need to be fixed, spoiled, awakened, wanted and saved: never give up on anyone.

Remember, if you ever need a hand, you’ll find them at the end of both your arms.

When you become old, you will discover that you have two hands, one to help yourself, the second to help others.

The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, in her face or in her way of fixing her hair. The beauty of a woman is seen in her eyes, because that is the door open to her heart, the source of her love.

The beauty of a woman doesn’t lie in her makeup, but the true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul.

It is the tenderness that gives love, the passion that it expresses.

The beauty of a woman grows over the years ′′


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The fault in our…

We often complicate things which are actually very simple.

Perhaps the idea of simplicity is embedded in the complexities

Our ways of life and living often weighs us down in density.

The simple life is seen to be difficult to sustain

We are drawn to searching for more ways of entrapment of our senses

That our views have become colored in the distractions.

The simple truths are submerged in the illusory facades.

Our perception changes with our attitude

The way we see things changes the way things are.

Savvy


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Magic of Christmas

Christmas Memories

Vibrant hues of Christmas Colors in all its vividity!

Joyful Christmas Memories indeed! Sharing the cheer and goodwill…

The Antwerpen Christmas Market is spread out over several streets and squares lighting up the entire historical centre of Antwerp beautifully into a huge and happening zone to stroll around in…Glowing in the night!
Beating the winters chill
Sitting by warm fire pits…
Sipping hot glühwein!And the mistletoe?
Well its no small branch
But a giant one indeed!
Fit for all the crowd that gather under
Just to share the Christmas cheer!

Savvy


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Keep the faith!

Every moment can bring
Its own share of challenges
Sometimes in situations beyond hope.
And you are left with decisions to make.

When unfairness is met
With hope and faith
Life turns around
Yes everyone is challenged

In one way or another
But the wisdom in the challenge
Is to use these challenges
As stepping stones
To your success.

Life is changing
Every minute
Life is never the same
Its ok to wait and lie a little low

You need to trust nature
To move and shift things
What was lost is gained again
What was your deepest pain
Becomes a point of pleasure

Change is the only constant
My friend
Move beyond these limitations
Of this now
There is so much more to envision
So much more to accomplish.

Life is meant to flow!

Savvy


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Now

Can you rearrange your past?
You cant do that, you can simply let go
Can you change your future?
You can certainly do that!
The future is awaiting for you to steer
Everything you do now alters it…

Your past is gone in time

Your present you have

If you are in this now

Every time you are in this now

You create your future.

Power is in this now.

Steer it well.

Savvy


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Beyond imagination…

There is space beyond

Beyond what is imagination

Thats awaiting your awareness

For its opening creative interpretation

All is not what is,

What is is not all…

In detattaching from notions and judgments
You may begin the journey to sense the now
But in the course of time gradually
There is a letting go of immediate conclusions and
In that dimensional awareness increases
Where our imagination is able to receive in acceptance than just
projecting…

In such a state of conscious consideration
Arrives profoundness beyond apparent realities
Association find new unique meanings
Therein beyond the boxes, imagination pirouttes
Beyond repetitions & recapitulations.
Creativity sparks in sensing the miracle of now.

Savvy


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Happy Festivities

Happy Diwali to all here.
Sharing a few musings from my mother.



Tamaso ma Jyothirgamaya.

On this Diwali let us
Illuminate our hearts.
Ignorance n impediments
Vanish in that brilliance.

Let Faith, prayer, compassion
And humility fill the place
While false beliefs, prejudices
Hatred & anger
Dissolve without a trace.

Past year has taught us
Many lessons.
Many have learnt
The real values our lives need.


A disciplined lifestyle
With resilience will take us far.
The core values our ancestors had
Are not mere lessons in vain.
They are real essence of health
With gratitude, embracing all.

Time to rectify our deeds
Done in the quest to excel.
Mother Nature knows well
How to balance & dwell.
Let’s co-exist without harming,
Valuing all lives, be it in any form.

Let this Festival of Lights
Bring harmony & happiness.
Together we will protect
This precious divine gift
Undoing all our wrongs
Restoring what truly belongs.

A Very Happy Deepawali
To all of you,
Be safe and healthy.
Stay blessed ever.

As we celebrate this beautiful festival of lights lets all take some time to connect with the cosmic lights and feel its blessed presence within us all 🙂

Savvy


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Stepping out of our own way!



We are Magical beings in the flow
Such is the truth of creation
Yet often we are blinded by our own self
Clouding  our minds with density
Of thoughts and doubts
For we are so full of ourselves
Our illusory pride and prejudices
Out  assumed notions and convictions.
That we forget we are part of the infinite abundance.
With immense potential in the possibilities.


If only we can believe 
In our being and choose to trust
In the purpose of our being.
Acknowledge with awareness
The spirit of life and living
Choosing to thrive in the flow.
Learning  to allow and accept
The unfolding cosmic patterns
By stepping out of our own way!

Savvy


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Nature fascinates


We explore it in unique ways
Some of us lookup at the sky
Admiring the infinite vastness
Of spaces above and beyond

Some of us look down  at the ground
Preferring  to  dig deep into nature
To witness the foundation  of living
Exploring the very roots of the life


Some choose to dream and envision
What might be, in  hope for the morrow
Some sit in stillness  witnessing their breath
Knowing all the truths of life is within.

Some prefer to dance with life
In this now as it unfolds
Accepting nature as it appears
Preferring  to make best of its moments.

Savvy


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We are…

We are
Grains of pulsating energy
Vibrantly dancing and emoting
In the sands of time

We are
Moving bodies reacting and responding
Patterning uniquely in every now
To the tunes of nature of life.

We are
So very fragile in the making
So very vulnerable in the sensing
Yet so very strengthened in the living.

We are
Fractals fields of energy transformation
Designing and redesigning itself
Creating purpose to life & living.

Savvy


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The Creator’s Touch

A dear friend shared this video clip with me yesterday and I immediately penned these words…



The creator flows
Envisioning…
Creating patterns 
In the living
Every phase
Deeply connected
In the tapestry of life

Everything has a reason to be…
Every shape, every line
Speaks of life lived
Every shade, every colour
Every tone & every tint
Portrays the truths of living
Every curve depicts
The fullness of life.

In the creators touch
Art becomes artistry
In the state of flow
Where the creator
Merges with his creation
Emanating soul to the art.

Savvy


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Heart of Love





In the spectrum of emotions
Love and hate are at opposite ends.
Yet often find itself  juxtaposed.

Love flows through
Hate constricts life.
Love is transcendence.
In evolved consciousness.
While hate scars the soul
Love heals and renews the spirit ❤

When love finds its bearings…
It takes wings and charts its course
Patterning itself in the flow
And leaves healing imprints forever
In the river of eternal time.

You have this now
Make it beautifulYou have it all in you…Love your life
Live life lovingly!

Savvy


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Imagine

What if?

A place of stillness

Columns of concrete

Standing silent

Affirming its presence…

An artists work

Of imagination

Creativity is a flow

Imagination transcends

Artists beyond dimensions

Illusions dances & shifts itself

From real to surreal.

Technology enhances imagination

Giving wings to its flight

Here I have simply used it

To sense its effects by thinking

What if?

Which picture strikes you ?

What are your thoughts on it?

Imagination is full of possibilities.

Please share…

I just did.

Here is the original picture I took in France and enhanced it digitally.

The picture is of this uniquely interesting sculpture by Aurelie Nemours one of the emblematic figures of geometric abstract art..

Situated in Rennes France these columns are called….The 21st Century Alignment. It is a monumental work: 72 gray granite columns, four meters and fifty high, arranged on a concrete rectangle and punctuated by the course of the sun.

What looks like simple blocks of stones, is a modern contemporary art,
they pay homage to the Carnac stones of Breton France the largest collection of megalithic stones erected by Pre-celtic people which are also said to have astronomical connections.

Savvy