Showing posts from July 1, 2010

Renunciation and the Devil

Renunciation is a spiritual stand. It makes the material side of life more close to meaningfulness, and perfection. Perfect in the sense, it attaches an indifference to the things and relationships around us between material and non-material beings. This helps to overcome obsessions, and we become more powerful. In other words, renunciation helps to dominate possessiveness and obsession towards things and people in life. This gives us the freedom to move on, and to stop on necessary junctures,too, and leads us to that glorious state of being, which we identify with the word: life. Life becomes a celebration. But life could only realise its mission on opening the doors and windows and on taking the courage to empty our storage barrels. We all possess storage barrels with us, always, in which we store our beloved people, memories, things, obsessed. 
Renunciation is a philosophic idea practised by the ancient tradition. The gurus of ancient India practiced renunciation. In the Biblical t…