Savvy Raj

Live Life Lovingly!


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CHANGE

Do the following changes in ur mind computer.

Sorrows. Delete
Happiness. Save
Relationships. Recharge
Friendship. Download
Enmity Erase
Truth. Broadcast
Sadness. Switch off
Pain. Not reachable
Affection. Incoming
Hatred. Outgoing
Laughter. Inbox
Crying. Outbox
Anger. Hold
Smile. Send
Help. OK
Heart. Vibrate

If u do all these the ringtone of ur life will be happy.
Have a relaxing day everyday
Do not forget to forward this.


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Free to be?

Every continent has become an island in itself,
Every country has become a fort in itself,
Every state has become a prison in itself,
Every city has become a jail in itself,
Every family live in confinement ,
Every member is confined to their solitary cell.

Afraid to travel, afraid to meet,
Afraid to hug ,all in their own cell.

Nature endowed us with power to protect.
Our selfish greed ,ego and pride
put us in this unfathomable pit.
What we have done to ourselves.
In the name of research n development
We have ended up in our own hell.

Never cross boundaries with Nature
None can stand its powerful nature.
The lessons learnt are never to forget.
All long for the bygone past
wandering freely in spaces vast,
Celebrating occasions
mingling with relations.

Humble down to Cosmic rules
Simple joys will surface in our pools .

Musings by my mother Anjana


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Sensing the fragrance

Dinner under a lemon tree Capri

I saw this picture and paused…

For it spoke of abundance of being.

Of Sight, sense and smell.

Emoting in the sensing

Evoking in freshness of fragrance

Nature is abundance personified

Rewards aplenty, with fruits to share

The little joys of dining together

Socializing seem like a dream

With the world in its now from here.

Yet the picture paints cheer & hope.

Of giving and living generously.

Happiness is in the sensing

Have a wonderful weekend šŸ˜€

Savvy


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Boundless bond

On the brink…

The world is going through a severe crisis
Anyone could be the next victim of the virus
It knows not man made differences
Of caste color creed race or religion.

The edge of reason

This is a time of uncertainty
Relationships old and new are on trial being tested in every way.
The need of the hour is to exercise caution, care, and spread hope and positivity
Yet there is still hatred, excess self indulgences all across the world.
There is still emotional mental and physical abuse in relationshipsā€¦

Caught in the knot…

Caught in the knot is often the feeling for many
Where there is no trustful bond but just a feeling of being bound.

But yet tomorrow is another day…

Boundless bond…

May the love we have surmount the hate
May the good prevail over evil
May the light shine over the darkness of the mind
May we stay healthy and happy in our every now.
May we understand the power of words and spread them with care.

Soulful sensing…

What we have today we must cherish…

For a tomorrow that we build with love

For when we begin to see with our souls…

Our perceptions can alter, re-creating bonds beyond feeling bound.

Savvy


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As the leaf leaves…

Sharing the poignant yet profound wisdom of these words…

*Autumn Leaf*

I asked the leaf if it was frightened because it was autumn and the other leaves were falling.

The leaf answered, “No. During the whole spring and summer I was completely alive. I worked hard to help nourish the tree, and now much of me is in the tree.

I am not limited by this form. I am also the whole tree, and when I go back to the soil, I will continue to nourish the tree. So I donā€™t worry at all.

As I leave this branch and float to the ground, I will wave to the tree and tell her, ‘I will see you again very soon’.”

That day a wind came blowing, and a while later, I saw the leaf leave the branch and float down to the soil, dancing joyfully, because as it floated it saw itself already there in the tree.

It was so happy. I bowed my head, knowing that I have a lot to learn from the leaf.

~ Thich Nhat Han
Autumn at The Old Plantation
Sharnagati


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Lessons in letting go!

*JUST DROP*

Once a Crow, holding on to a piece of meat was flying to a place to sit & eat peacefully…

However, a flock of Eagles who were flying nearby started chasing it. The crow became scared & anxious. It started flying higher and higher, yet the much stronger eagles were after the poor crow.

Just then “Garuda” saw the plight and pain in the eyes of the crow. Coming closer to the crow, he asked:

“What’s wrong, dear? You seem to be very “disturbed” and in terrible “stress”?”..

The crow cried “Look at these eagles!! They are after me – to kill me”.

Garuda being the bird of wisdom spoke “Oh my friend!! They are not after you to kill you!! In fact, they are after that piece of meat that you are holding tightly in your beak”. Just drop it and see what happens.

The crow followed the advice of Garuda and dropped the piece of meat, and lo & behold..
All the eagles in a mad rush flew towards the falling meat.

Garuda smiled and said “The Pain is only till you hold on to it” Just Drop” it & release the “Pain”..

The crow just bowed and said “Thank You for your wise advice.. I dropped this piece of meat & now, I can fly even higher without tension..”

*There is a message in this story for all of us :*

1. People carry the huge burden called “Ego,” which creates a false identity about oneself, like – ” I am so & so, I should be loved, I need to be respected, I need to be invited.. etc… ..
_Just Drop_ – this silly “Ego” & assumption about yourself & see what happens..

2. People get irritated instantly by “others actions or words” .. It could be anyone – friend, parents, children, colleagues, spouse etc….. and instantly the sparks of Anger get ignited & one starts fuming ..
_Just Drop…._ this senseless “negative feeling” & see what happens..

3. People compare themselves with others.. in beauty, wealth, life style, marks, talent and appraisals and get disturbed & insecure…
forgetting the fact that We must be grateful with what we have … ..”
_Just Drop_…- these silly comparisons, negative emotions & see what happens..

Some people are attached in a negative way to their jobs, their material possessions, their dear ones..which creates more harm than good..

_Just Drop_..detach yourself.. drop the burden of attachment & see what happens..

Probably, that’s the reason why in temples ash (vibuthi) is given to devotees – To constantly remind us.. we are nothing but dust.

*_We have risen from the Dust & unto Dust we shall return.._*

Stories from India


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Being all that you can be!

The way we begin to see the world

Our world shapes itself accordingly

Lets choose to be all that we can be

Cause we can be definitely more

Than what choose to believe…

Lets never feel…

Stuck in the moment

Let care to reach beyond knowing

To consciously expand and align

Our deepest intentions in goodwill.

Lets begin to see the good we have

As well as share that good with others…

Life will begin to become lighter

And we will get wings to fly!

Lets reach our dreams

And create some more…

Remember, all of this can be done

By nobody else but us!

Be all that you can be.

Savvy


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On Empathy

Empathy is what empathy does.
Empathy cultivates bonds of trust.
Empathy speaks from understanding.
Empathy is not soft but sagacious.

Empathy promotes cooperation.
Empathy acknowledges with care.
Empathy shows consideration.
Empathy promotes goodwill.

Empathy Matters

Whenever there is empathy in action it is often mirrored by hearts and minds to create, generate, loving and caring thoughts as a response to the action.
Every empathic thought finds its way into expression through thoughts, words or deeds.

With increasing empathic thoughts and action there is unknowingly a connectedness,in valuing the interdependence in this web of life and living as a way of being. Empathy is truly a way of being and in these times of uncertainty, it is beginning to matter all the more in our life and living every day!

Savvy


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The future in our hands

This precious life that lives in you
Holds the key to the future

The precious things you will do today
Paves the path for tommorow

Precious thoughts we carry today
Will take us where we believe we are.

Hands heart and head will move as one
In hope and love our life will evolve.

Precious words that you speak today
Gladdens the heart for the future.

The future is truly in our hands today!

Savvy


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On Awareness.

Moving in Awareness.

From chaos to clarity

Swimming through it all

From peaks and troughs.

Every thought sets a pattern
In fact in a loop
Of interwoven scenes
Some that seem relatively strange
And some unidentifiable
Every loop jumps and lights up another
In the intersection

Is thought quantifiable at all?
Thoughts come and go
But what if we reflect on our thoughts
Like witnessing our breath, as it goes on
Thoughts may manifest on their own.

When we are mindful of our thoughts.
May be just for a bit of time every now and then
We flow along and cultivate an awareness of its nature
We become gradually mindful of the now.

In time, a sense of connect develops
In conscious awareness of our intentions.
We are creating spaces between our thoughts
And pauses in our reflections.

When shift is known by the mind
And felt in the heart
Then every thing moves
In conscious awareness.

Savvy