Can you tame the Monkey mind ?

Can you tame the Monkey Mind ?

What is Monkey Mind ? Wikipedia says is a Buddhist term meaning “unsettled; restless; capricious; whimsical; fanciful; inconstant; confused; indecisive; uncontrollable What is the cause of monkey mind ? It is because our ability to think about many things at one time.In other words,it is the constant ,untamed,mind chatter that never stops even during sleep ( dreams ). It is […]

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Does your mind wander during prayers ?

  Are you able to concentrate on God and Just God alone and pray without any thoughts interfering the prayers ? 1.Are you the one doing just lip movements while praying,but wander in a different world full of one thought jumping over to the next? 2.This split second intrusion of your thoughts (whether negative or positive) during prayers really haunting you ? Is this making you guilty ? If it is so, believe me …..you are not alone. Is it because our brains have multiple components,each doing different jobs in quick succession, thus making us, difficult to concentrate ? Are these intrusive thoughts, a basic human nature ? ( since we can not stop thoughts from the brain) Can you control your mind when you are already burdened with your ‘Life’ ? (burden of life is a reality for all of us). Is it possible to override these thoughts ? How to solve this problem ? So many questions…..but I am finding very difficult to get one perfect answer (though plenty of answers are available on the net,which I am not convinced) which helps to really concentrate on God nothing but God . I don’t have an answer.Do you have one ? Please guide me. Some say Meditation helps “The goal of meditation is not to control your thoughts,it is to stop letting them control you” theageofenlightement Again I am not sure of Meditation and how it can help control […]

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Pareidolia

Pareidolia,imaginations,clouds,animal faces,faces

Any Idea what Pareidolia means ? I did not know till I googled and found out the meaning ,when I started searching for how and why the Human beings are capable of weird imaginations of things that we see and ….I stumbled upon this terminology. According to rationalwiki Pareidolia is the phenomenon of recognizing patterns, shapes, and familiar objects in […]

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Before you plug in a multiple socket, know how much power an outlet can pocket.!!!

Many people boast about their ability in Multitasking and even telling that, this is their single biggest achievement in their lives. What is multitasking? Well, initially it started as an ability of computer to do assigned jobs simultaneously,thus saving lot of time. However the idea slowly creeped into the Human brains. Also we are all aware that human brain thinks very high of itself all the time !!! Here is the example quoted humorously. With age comes skills, it’s called multitasking. I can laugh,cough,sneeze & pee, all at the same time. Joke apart,let me give you,  some day to day examples. Talking over phone while cooking ( as Debra does in Everybody loves Raymond TV serials) Driving the vehicle during a phone conversation. Getting down the stairs,while talking over the phone. Sending e-mails during a servious discussion. Answering a phone call while attending a customer.I can go on and on. “To do two things at a time is to do neither”  –  Pubillous Syrus in I st century BC If you Carefully look In the above photo,you can notice the gentleman is doing multiple things at the same time. 1. Enjoying the songs through headphone. 2. Something kept in his mouth,I am not sure may be a red candy or a plastic card. 3. And he is also checking the currency notes in the purse. “The irony of multitasking is that it’s exhausting: when you’re doing two or three things […]

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