Recently, I saw a TED talk on Flow by Psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. He researches happiness and what makes people feel life is worth living
He found that work which brings us into a flow state is most rewarding. This state is beyond culture and education but usually comes when a skill is highly developed and practiced. We don’t have to think about the process but just step into it and go with it.
He outlines these common features of Flow:
1 – completely involved in what we’re doing
2 – a sense … Continue Reading…
As I wrote about back on Melting the Body, the process of purification and clarity moves from our becoming a good reflector of consciousness into the mind, senses, emotions, then physical body.
Enlightenment is just the beginning. As that awakening becomes more embodied, the laws of nature that create the appearance of this physical form are also awakened. They then shift from having a fixed, rigid role to becoming more fluid.
Apparently, Sri Aurobindo spoke of waking the bodies cells. I suspect he was referring to the same thing.
While they still sustain this body, those devata (laws of … Continue Reading…