Saturday, December 21, 2013

Never Take Life for Granted

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Live Fully, and Usefully, with Moment Mind!

Photo: Never take life for granted.

It calls for our reverent attention through infinite time and space.

Its Lessons and offerings are abundant with, or without, pleasurable experience - contingent upon seed imprints sown in our consciousness, time and circumstance. However, a neutral mindset underlies the human condition.

We live in the realm of sense desire and sense appeasement; we are  driven blindly by our passions, aversions, and delusions - to self indulge in discreet ways. A self in support of 'I' 'me' and 'mine' is thus the nature of sentience.

This attachment to self is never freed of its ever compounding baggage - as hindrances to our advancement - by way of fear, doubt, hope, anxiety, envy, jealousy, and a host of other negative emotional qualities. 

This type of self-grasping only assures us with the return of pain and sorrow, dissatisfaction and misery. Keep in mind, all pleasures are transient; they fade away and displeasure ensues with constant change. This is just the way of life - our reality.

Lasting happiness, however, is within our reach. It  is the natural consequence of self-dispelled charitable thought-word-deed, solely for the benefit of universal beings - human, or otherwise.

Health, contentment, peace, LOVE, humility, faithfulness, and compassion will be the virtuous blessings bestowed upon those who are selfless and lovingly kind.

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Spiritual Quotes, Meditations, and Beautiful Photographs
Photo Credit to:
Spiritual Quotes, Meditations, and Beautiful Photographs


Never take life for granted.

It calls for our reverent attention through infinite time and space.


Its Lessons and offerings are abundant with, or without, pleasurable experience - contingent upon seed imprints sown in our consciousness, time and circumstance. However, a neutral mindset underlies the human condition.


We live in the realm of sense desire and sense appeasement; we are driven blindly by our passions, aversions, and delusions - to self indulge in discreet ways. A self in support of 'I' 'me' and 'mine' is thus the nature of sentience.

This attachment to self is never freed of its ever compounding baggage - as hindrances to our advancement - by way of fear, doubt, hope, anxiety, envy, jealousy, and a host of other negative emotional qualities. 

This type of self-grasping only assures us with the return of pain and sorrow, dissatisfaction and misery. Keep in mind, all pleasures are transient; they fade away and displeasure ensues with constant change. This is just the way of life - our reality.

Lasting happiness, however, is within our reach. It is the natural consequence of self-dispelled charitable thought-word-deed, solely for the benefit of universal beings - human, or otherwise.

Health, contentment, peace, LOVE, humility, faithfulness, and compassion will  unfailingly be the virtuous blessings bestowed upon those who are selfless and lovingly kind



 Let me walk you along the path of peace and grace. Humanity cries out loud for help.

Friday, December 20, 2013

We Exist in Nature; Nature exists in us!

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'Suchness' is the Magnificence
 of Existence


Photo: Yes, places like this exist on Earth!

The river of life brings forth its splendid patterns of peaceful transience and transformation; we feel the presence of placidity and tranquility, LOVE and beauty, in nature's pristine glory - unhindered by human exploitation and intervention.

Likewise, there is a place - in our mind-centered heart - that embodies this very same nature, when unobstructed by emotional unrest.

May we all be awakened, with gratitude, by  the miracle of 'moment mind awareness', for each moment, indeed, is the universe! Nothing exists outside this moment. It encompasses the infinite past, while its fashions the infinite future.

May we, together, make our world a beautiful place to live without anger and fear.

May we, each, realize the follies of our  ever-heaving, self perpetuated passions so that we may let go of them to attain the freedom we have never known before!

May each passing day bring us the happy returns of all the seeds of LOVE we sow.

The aforementioned is a heartfelt message to all my friends on Facebook! 

May you all cherish the joys of this festive season and a fulfilling New Year 2014!

Warmest Regards! 

Nelunika

Photo Credit to: 'I Love Nature' (River of Flowers, Keukenhof, Holland)
Photo Credit to: 'I Love Nature' - River of Flowers, Keukenhof, Holland



Yes, places like this exist on Earth!


The river of life brings forth its splendid patterns
 of peaceful transience and transformation; 
we feel the presence of placidity and tranquility, 
LOVE and beauty, 
in nature's pristine glory -
 unhindered by human exploitation and intervention.

Likewise, there is a place - in our mind-centered heart - that embodies
 this very same nature, when unobstructed by emotional unrest.

May we all be awakened, with gratitude, by the miracle
 of 'moment mind awareness',
 for each moment, indeed, is the universe! 
Nothing exists outside this moment. 
It encompasses the infinite past, while its fashions the infinite future.

May we, together, make our world a beautiful place to live
 without anger and fear.

May we, each, realize
 the follies of our ever-heaving, self perpetuated passions
 so that we may let go of them
 to attain the freedom we have never known before!

May each passing day bring us
 the happy returns of all the seeds of LOVE, we sow.

The aforementioned, is a heartfelt message
 to all my friends who browse this page!

May you all cherish the joys of this festive season
 and a fulfilling New Year 2014!

Warmest Regards!

Nelunika



 Let me walk you along the path of peace and grace. Humanity cries out loud for help.

Monday, December 16, 2013

LOVE, The field of Wisdom~Compassion

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It is the All-Pervading Brilliance of the Absolute!




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Live in LOVE.


LOVE is kindness - to be charitable in body-mind-spirit.

LOVE is compassion - to see through the eyes of all beings, unconditionally.

LOVE is to share the joys of all other beings in the ocean of sentience - as equal joy.

LOVE is equanimity - to bear the composure to remain undisturbed by fleeting experience .

LOVE is humility - the blessing of an egoless spirit that emanates equal respect for others.

LOVE is integrity, all the way around, in body, speech, and mind.

LOVE, in an ultimate sense, is to be grounded in space - uninhibited by earthly distractions.

LOVE is to live through infinite time - with a 'moment mind' that grasps on nothing!

May all beings find the beauty of life through each passing day!



 Let me walk you along the path of peace and grace. Humanity cries out loud for help.

Mind with Equipoise and Natural Resolve

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Unswayed by Forces, Without!




Photo: I trust myself with wholeheartedness.

I believe in my very being grounded upon the truth of reality gained by means of investigative insight.

I shall not surrender to outward sources other than the force of life itself - in adherence to cosmic intelligence.

I find healing and happiness by my personal equilibrium I continue to uphold in body-mind-spirit.

I rest my case upon the conscious and conscientious choices I make in life, with moral sensitivity.

I find the manifest world to be a magnanimous field of redemption, through eternity, until lessons are learned to perfection.

I aspire to live in LOVE and compassion for the benefit of all sentient beings in existence.

Ultimately, as to who I am, or what I become, will be determined by the incessant fashioning of imprints or counteractive forces - by way of  virtues and vices - in my consciousness.

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Spiritual Quotes, Meditations, Beautiful Photographs
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I trust myself with wholeheartedness.

I believe in my very being grounded upon the truth of reality 
gained by means of investigative insight.

I shall not surrender to outward sources, 
other than the force of life itself - in adherence to cosmic intelligence.

I find healing and happiness by my personal equilibrium
 I continue to uphold in body-mind-spirit.

I rest my case upon the conscious and conscientious choices I make in life, 
with moral sensitivity.

I find the manifest world to be a magnanimous field of redemption, through eternity,
 until lessons are learned to perfection.

I aspire to live in LOVE and compassion
 for the benefit of all sentient beings in existence.

Ultimately, as to who I am, or what I become, 
will be determined by the incessant fashioning of imprints 
or counteractive forces - by way of virtues and vices - in my consciousness.



 Let me walk you along the path of peace and grace. Humanity cries out loud for help.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

The Universe, Its Preservation and Destruction

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From the Perspective of Human Sentience



Human Perception is a process of mind
 spurred by mind's support -
 the body, guided by the brain and its nervous system 
- as the physical framework of mind:
it is a complex and inconceivable network
 of collective neuronal activity

Human Perception is unique to the human species

Human perception is perpetuated, indeed, by diverse cravings and graspings

Human perception is trapped
 within six sense faculties of operation that involve
 eighteen elements of 'being and becoming'
as  six sense bases,
six sense fields,
 and six sense consciousnesses

Human perception is incessantly driven

 by unguarded sensuality

Human perception is steered by delusion, as egocentricity

Human perception may be transcended

 solely through investigative insight
 and introspection alone!

Essentially...

The universe, is the continuous manifestation
 of human consciousness
 perpetuated by the five-step process of personality
known to be the five-aggregates of 'being and becoming'
namely, form, feeling, perception, 
conception or volition, and consciousness

The universe, as 
experienced and perceived, corresponds

 to individual human awareness
cultivated outwardly through linguistic elaborations
and, more importantly, 
through conscientious cultivation inward 
 by means of introspection, and investigative insight


The manifest universe - a field of designations and representations - is none other than conventional relativity

The universal order and chaos
is a direct reflection of ever-prevalent

 personal and universal compassion

The universe 'without' is communicative of 
the collective aura of its inhabitants
The universe 'within' is colored and conditioned
 by the cumulative imprints - or the counteractive forces -
 of each individual stream, or process of mind

The universe is selfless and wondrous, by nature

 - giving and receiving LOVE
 as unbroken causal chains of 'being and becoming'

Universal preservation, hence, is our collective responsibility

Universal destruction, by the same token, is

 a retributive effect of our collective ignorance

The Reason...

Human evolution and advancement
 continues through the exploitation and destruction
 of the living environment - of 'being and form'

The environment of being and form, on the other hand,  collectively exists as 'prey' or 'predator'

 guided by instinctual tendencies...
checking and balancing the equation called 'life'
 without undue destruction

Human beings, nevertheless, brood hopelessly

 over their self-serving interests... and the inevitable retributive consequences of their choices

  The 'free-will' as our spiritual human endowment 

awaits to be exercised...
in reverence to all beings and forms in existence

 that are linked  by the 'life-breath of interdependence'

To sum up...

The Universe
 - in terms of its preservation and destruction - 
continually awakens us to take moral responsibility
 for its healthy perpetuation!

The universe is our spiritual human endowment; 
it arises and dissolves in accordance with
 the nature of human morality.


Let me walk you along the path of peace and grace. Humanity cries out loud for help.

Monday, December 9, 2013

Our Individual Experience

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In a World of Manifestations





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The world is a manifestation of the forces of our collective imprints of mind, in accordance with the sublime, moral universal law - of intentional action and reaction - that reigns the universe beyond any, or all, human speculation.

Our individual experience, however, is a manifestation of our conditioned state of consciousness; it presents the psycho physical events - of time and circumstance - that uniquely befits a particular stream of mind. 

Whoever, or whatever, we encounter in life is never a happening by chance. We continually reap the harvest, in kind, of our cumulative thoughts, words, and deeds. Hence, it must be our fervent desire and responsibility to set the direction of our course - for a satisfying future of peace and joy - by our acts of body, speech, and mind, through each infinite moment in time.

Our virtues and vices are the counteractive energies that remain in eternal gridlock in our consciousness; therefore, it is in our best interest to think, speak, and act with awareness, and responsibility.


All in all, we individuals are the architects of our destinies!


Let me walk you along the path of peace and grace. Humanity cries out loud for help.

Friday, December 6, 2013

Nature, Where the Human Spirit Must Rest

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Respect and Protect
 The Order and Balance of Life!



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Nature altered by human exploitation will never be without its ramifications.



Here are a few pointers to reflect upon:


First and foremost, nature's sublime purpose is being undermined; its ecological balance and serenity is disturbed.

Creatures are displaced from their habitats, thus, seeing them in places where humans never found them before. Humans, in turn, feel threatened and inconvenienced by the creatures that never did any wrong, to begin with! Humans find ways to get these marvelous beings out of their way - denying them of their own existence and love of life - while being in denial of our own egocentric misdoings.

Plant life is being compromised; their suffering and destruction is sadly our ill-fate. We humans fail to realize that much of our human sufferings may be attributed to the diminishing oxygen rich fresh air, while environmental pollutants continue to ravage us with disease.

Deforestation to accomplish agroindustrial and business objectives brings about its retributive effects upon the world. A multitude of very evident negative causal factors and their fatal consequences propagate the stream of biological and environmental degeneration. Humans, in turn, are besieged by trauma. Along the process, we continue to be blindly involved in scientific research in order to overcome the effects of this causal chain provoked by human misdoings. Can we, for a change, ponder over this state of imbalance - and overall biophysical/biochemical disharmony - to arrive at viable options and objectives that may serve to find the origin of most of our problems.

In conclusion, our world is a web of interdependence between the mineral, animal, and plant kingdoms, to say the least. An underlying symbiosis, most obviously, preserves its balance and propagation. Ethically and morally sound human choices - with respect for nature - shall only bring us happy consequences. All other egocentric visions will be counter balanced - over time and circumstance -  by 'Nature, Our Teacher '.



 Let me walk you along the path of peace and grace. Humanity cries out loud for help.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

The Voice of My Father

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Etched in My Heart




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This is a token of appreciation, admiration, and gratitude, in remembrance of my beloved dad, Dionicious Gunawardena, whose words of wisdom will forever remain etched in my heart.

My dad was a talented pianist and a vocalist, unknown to the world. He sang many songs after his heart to the accompaniment of his favorite instrument - the piano. He was blessed with a powerfully enchanting voice. The words in his songs were soothing and profoundly meaningful about life and existence. 

One particular song that he used to sing often has echoed in my ear since my early childhood to this day. Consequently, I am constantly reminded of the ephemeral nature to all phenomena in life, through each passing moment. By the same token, I have come to realize that materiality is short lived and only imprints of experience shall prevail. Finally, loving thoughts, words, and deeds alone shall hold substance; none else shall bring us home, to our true nature - the primordial spirit of LOVE.


My dad sang his song expressively and eloquently. His voice conveyed the penetrating truth, as noted below:




We are wandering travelers in this world

Why are we unwilling to be grounded in morality?

No matter how much we may accumulate by way of name, fame, and possessions

Keep in mind, death knocks on the door of 'the wandering ego' relentlessly

All that we carry across space and time will be the imprints of experience - both selfish and selfless - sown in our consciousness

All compounded things will, most naturally and unfailingly, turn to dust in accordance with the supreme law of the universe.



 Let me walk you along the path of peace and grace. Humanity cries out loud for help.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

My Purpose in Life

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Published on Mar 22, 2013

This video stresses the importance of faithful and dedicated mentoring - inspired by compassionate understanding and action - on the part of parents and all guardians of children. It seeks to convey Nelunika Gunawardena Rajapakse's offering to life in reverence to the child and our world.






Let me walk you along the path of peace and grace. Humanity cries out loud for help.

Nature's Call for Reverence

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Published on Jul 1, 2013

'Nature's Call for Reverence' is Heartfelt Production By Nelunika Gunawardena Rajapakse. It is a short story based upon precious life-experience that leaves its unfailing imprints to carve the personality of a child. 

Every child is an heir to knowledge that stems from practical life-experience, in particular. The inconvenient truth is that parents and elders are the primary pacesetters of their growth and development. Ultimately, the child is the bearer of the experiential legacy - in whatever form - that the parents leave behind.

Day to day, incidents that seem too trivial to adults carry the highest potential to set either destructive, or constructive imprints, in the mind-field of the child. Who he becomes, and what he becomes, consequently, is the habitual pattern of life he 'lives to grow' and 'grows to live'. 

This is a special message for parents' awakening.







Let me walk you along the path of peace and grace. Humanity cries out loud for help.

Nature's Metamorphoses

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Published on Mar 6, 2013

Nature's Metamorphoses is A Heartfelt Production by Nelunika Gunawardena Rajapakse in her passionate efforts to heal our world by means of informed, engaged parenting and mentorship.

Nelunika gives emphasis to spiritually balanced intellectual wisdom grounded in nature's sublime principles. Cultivated appreciation, wonder, and awe of nature can only unravel deeper truths of life that lead to ultimate peace.













Let me walk you along the path of peace and grace. Humanity cries out loud for help.

Nature's Transient Patterns

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Published on Mar 21, 2013

Nature's Transient Patterns' is A Heartfelt Production by Nelunika Gunawardena Rajapakse
in her passionate efforts to heal our world by means of informed, engaged parenting and mentorship.

Nelunika gives emphasis to spiritually balanced intellectual wisdom grounded in nature's sublime principles. Cultivated appreciation, wonder, and awe of nature can only unravel deeper truths of life that lead to ultimate peace.






Let me walk you along the path of peace and grace. Humanity cries out loud for help

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