Savvy Raj

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On Acceptance

The Road to Acceptance has many challenges in the learnings… not often easy, but certainly transforming in one way or the other.

Like there are many aspects to understanding
In acceptance there are many perspectives
Acceptance is not giving up or being in the same place.
To me a practice of acceptance is an ability to respect the now and in turn acknowledge the transient nature of everything.
To accept then is to be able to have a feel or a vision of the situation as it is experienced in the now.

The Paradox of acceptance is being defenseless to yin and yangs of life and living. Yet to envision that acceptance comes from a place of strength, is to be able to understand that we are not one entity but made of many parts that matter to the whole.
So the stance of acceptance is about flow & movements in the stillness , in hope to evolve in time along with the changes.

Savvy


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On Awareness


Awareness happens in evolution
In coherence  of the changes
In the circle of life and living
All is in a constant flux of changes

In Awareness is the  acknowledgement
Of all that is was and will be
As it seems, appears and may seem to appear or present  itself

The plan is simple
Allow Awareness to flow
Embody in acknowledgement.
In acceptance  in accordance
In consciousness of connection
That manifest itself 
In the evolutionary plan.


Awareness may seem sporadic or even momentary
But truly it is building itself in time
Connecting dots in the pathway
Beyond indifference towards coherence of the interconnects.
 
What is, is not all
There is always more in hope
That can manifests in time.
All that is needed is patience
And perseverance
While imbibing in awareness.

Savvy




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Gratitude Matters

Happiness may not bring gratitude
But it is gratitude that brings true contentment & happiness.

Count your blessings that life has put you in a position to give and receive from.
Beyond the darkness of the night Envisage the hope of light.

The joy of seeing the flower that blossoms in future
Give thanks for thats already yours
Gratitude heals and shields you from negativity.
Gratitude is medicine for your body, spirit and soul.
Show Gratitude in every way , everyday!

Thank you to all my readers for being here, every day and supporting my daily shares.

Think today from wherever you are…

What are ways I can express Gratitude?

Savvy


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All of you!

Your strength…

With all your mind ,

With all of your heart

With all of your might

Clearly will create

A new reality.

An achievement

Of realizing your dreams

In actuality.

Make it happen

With all of you!

Savvy


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Nurture Your Passion

Will share something today,that I have been practicing every day for many years now… it has made me a happier person.

Care to spend at least an hour or two a week to pursue your interest or passions.

The emptiness left by not pursuing it distracts more time out of you than pursuing it for a couple of hours a week.

And in time not only do others see you feel more at ease when you are with them; there will also be something wonderful to look forward for yourself!

Savvy


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Life & Living



There is an art of life and living
Be freehearted in giving.

Sense every nuance of this now
Express the love of life in this moment.




Tune in to rhythms playing in life
Like the dancer who dances
Emoting through the movements
Tuning into the  awareness in every step

Dance with all of your being.



Connect unabashedly
Life and times move swiftly
Regret never the moment lost in doubt
Engage with this now passionately.



You will give yourself the greatest gift
The gift of living than simply existing.
You will fulfill the purpose of your being.
You will  make your life worth living

Savvy


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Unshackled Souls

Cage not the heart of those who dream of the yonder
Beyond the clouds over the hills
Their spirit seeks to wander.
Across the horizon, their soul belongs

Seek not to hold them
For they are way ahead of you already
Too swift are their thoughts
Too far away are their hearts
Too distant are you from them already

Not for them, the mundane chores
Not for them, the worldly spoils
Not for them, the earthly desires
Not for them the meaningless wants 

Seek not to find common ground
For they have moved on way back in time
Neither in dreams or in dare
Can there be a parallel
Seek not, as your paths are not meant to cross.
Let them go, as it is meant to be.

Savvy

 


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Shifting perspectives

The truth, in the facades that may appear.
In understanding the real and unreal
The truths and the untruths
And everything in between.

Humanity stands perplexed
At times in the paradoxes of life
Confounded by challenges.
In the throes of confusion.
Sifting through to make sense of it all

Beyond the mirrored existence
Shifting perspectives in the making.
Yet knowing simply all as parts of the same source.
Savvy

Chk this interesting video on the two sides of life and living .


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Breathe

Breathe in awareness
Breathe out of morbidity

Breathe in lightness
Breathe out of denseness

Breathe in wholeness
Breathe out of separateness

Breathe in flexibility
Breathe out of rigidity

Breathe in truth
Breathe out of the false

Breathe in peace
Breathe out of chaos

Breathe in clarity
Breathe out of distress

Breathe in wisdom
Breathe out of ignorance.

Savvy


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To be…

In a place where the ego rests
At ease with nothing to prove
Where learning flows along
With nothing to suppress.

Where movements arise
In the grace of energy
Where time moves on it’s own pace
Without no hurry and worry.

When understanding manifests
With nothing to lose or gain
When every moment is lived in the now
With no reservations and notions.

Where there is no place for fear or favour
There is no clamour for success and fame
Knowing change is the only constant
And all is fleeting through in time.

In this journey of life and living
In learning and unlearning
In doing to nondoing
When dedication and discipline
Create the way for itself.

Without pride and vanity
Without assumptions and judging
Without claiming and complaining
Without imposing and refuting.

Life evolves in such focus.
Where wants reduce in reflections
Then desire sublimes itself
To nothingness in time.

Where wisdom rests in subtlety
Where there is no seeking
With no questions to ask
All the answers manifests unto itself.

Savvy


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I am there by you

All of my creation

I hold dearly

In the palm of my hands

I am your anchor

When you set sail

I am there

To weather your storms

So sail on dear child

As the cool winds blow

Dare to explore

As much as you dream

You life is here

In this now

Live it fully

With both hands if you wish

For I am there

To hold you

If you ever fall.

Keep the faith

Trust and believe

All is wonderful

When you truly do.

Savvy


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Soulful Reflections

The greatest depths is the soul within ….a spark of the divine!
As one deepens the focus inwards in a journey of awareness, greater empathy is felt for the world outside , and when the focus is towards the outer materialistic world the focus turns towards being more self centered than self aware.

A few ways to deepen self awareness

  • Question your thoughts but try and be nonjudgemental.
  • Check your actions and deeds in mindfulness
  • Improve and keep inspiring the self.
  • Let go the holding back and allow nature to manifest its flow
  • Own up to a beginner’s mind and keep your sense of wonder alive!

Your intentions in your journey makes your choices along the way. All manifests as your intentions are.

Savvy


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Stairway beckons

A picture that is open to so many interesting interpretations…

Is this a stairway to heaven
The path that sets you free
Steps that lead the way
To the light of eternal truth

Your life is given to you
A knowing is bestowed upon you
In hope that you will seek
And find the truth of your being.
All answers are within you
To sense and understand
Life is both hell and heaven if you wish.
All it needs is a stairway to the within.

In the rigours of life and living
Find those moments that move you beyond simply existing!
Search not the whole world over
In confusion and chaos over the emerging illusions.
For in all the facade of perceptions
The truth is simple and visible
If you choose to actually notice.

Seek if you must
The truth of your own life.
The purpose of your own being.
Choose to be responsible.
To acknowledge the wonder you are
Make friends with your inner self.
Treat it with care and consideration
Align your thoughts and action.
You will soon find within yourself
The stairway to the heaven in you!

Savvy


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On faith and trust

Sometimes in the chaos of confusion
In the depth of our vulnerabilities
We find our inner resilience
In the spaces between our steps

And when that happens
Nothing can keep us down
For we rise and resurrect ourselves
Out of nowhere somehow

All we need to do is to… Keep the faith!
For life has many glorious plans Awaiting us… Trust in providence.
It will help us on our way!

Savvy Raj


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The things I like…

Every little moment of life is a celebration when you care to value it!

So today on my birthday here is my wish for you all!

And yes, here is a list of my reflections on the simple things I truly like...
Seems endless!

I like ….

The old world charm of an elegant Foxtrot

The magic in gliding to a whirling Waltz

The tantalising passion of a Tango

The sizzling chemistry in a Rumba

The gay abandon of a Samba

The freedom and gaiety of a Jive

The spiritedness and fun of Swing

The stylish charms of the Cha Cha cha

The sensuality and speed of Salsa

The teasing hips moving to a Bachata

The synergy of a march in a Merengue

The flamboyant frills of a Flamenco.

I like it all and more

And yet most of all I like the simple joy of dancing naturally.

I like…

The touch of pen to paper

The flow of colour on canvas

The smell of a brand new book

The joy of reading and writing

The rhythm of rhyming stanzas

The soulfulness of a profound poem


I like …

The smiling eyes of a happy child

In the joy of holding a present unopened

The caring ways of friends so dear

The warmth of a genuine smile.

I like…

The peace in every mindful moment acknowledged…

The morning walk on a sandy beach

The gentle waves embracing my feet

The smell of the first rain invigorating a patch of earth

The fragrance of jasmine flowers

The whiff of warm enchanting woods

The chirping of birds in the trees nearby

The caress of a breeze so cool

The chill of winters day

The twinkling of the stars on a clear night sky

The passion play of a full moons day

The dancing lights of twilight

The shimmering moonlight on a tranquil lake

The magic of morning break at dawn

The enthralling evening shadows playing at dusk

The enchantment and rapture of a saxophone

The twang and elan of a accoustic guitar

I like…

The smell of fresh ground coffee waiting to be sipped

The aroma of baked goodies out from a hot oven

The melt in the mouth bite of a dutch truffle cake

The steaming cup of cheer on a cold winters day

The tinge of warmth of ginger

The spice n flavour of aromatic cinnamon

The chewy goodness of an oats and raisin cookie

The quench of thirst from a pure glass of water

I like it all and so much more…

Yes there is so much in life to like and love

The list is endless! And I am pretty sure it is the same with you :))

‘This is a mindful and gratefulness practise that I do every once in a while …. What we like may be very unique and may change with time, but that is not as important as acknowledging it . Gradually we learn to see the bliss in the blessings.

To acknowledge the simple pleasures of life and living is to know its worth .

Try to make your own list … adding as you go along and you will soon have so much to be thankful for that you learn to live like this moment is completely worth it and never take a moment of life for granted.’

Savvy