airatmaninravi

How to Live a Spiritual Life in a Material world?

As I move forward in my mission

To help people Realize the Truth 

After I have evolved myself

And have got to the bottom of the root 

I share a way to eternal peace

To bliss and happiness

And show in a noisy, material world 

How Divine a Spiritual life is

 

Spirituality is not that complicated jargon

That mystery we learned in school

Spirituality is not giving up the world

You can't do it, O fool!

Spirituality is discovering the eternal Truth

We are not the ego, the body, the mind

Spirituality is discovering who we are

The Divine Soul we find

 

Don't we suffer many a crisis

Caused by desire, passion and greed?

Don't we often get disappointed

Trying to fulfil our need?

Don't we get caught in the struggle

Of duty, lust, and shame

Chasing money, success, and achievement

Crying every day in this game

 

 

Oh! What will people say

It is better if we follow the herd!'

We don't have the courage

To fly like a bird

We seem to be trapped in ignorance 

Living with anger, revenge, and hate 

These are the real-life stories

That imprison us behind the gate

 

But some of us begin the journey 

We start a Divine quest

We don't accept, we ask questions 

Putting every belief to test

We want to know 'Who am I?' 

Where is heaven and God?

Are we the Soul? Will we be reborn 

And become one with our Lord?

 

We blindly believe our religion

And follow what scriptures tell

We pray with devotion to our Lord

Hoping to reach heaven, not hell

We get trapped in rituals and superstitions 

Not knowing what we do

And soon our life is over

It's time to bid adieu

 

But what is life all about

How will we get to know?

We learn how to use our gadgets

But what is this life-show?

What is the purpose of our life

Why did we come to earth?

Who will tell us what life is

And the purpose of this human birth?

 

Then somebody said, 'It's Spirituality' 

Let's live a Spiritual life

Let's give up this material world

That is full of misery and strife

But how to discover that Divine Spirit 

The Power that lives within?

How to transcend the body and mind 

And go beneath the skin?

 

Everybody wants happiness

Who wants to live in pain?

Everybody wants to make a profit

We want pleasure, we don't want pain 

But while we are chasing pleasure

Like shadows in the material world 

In the end, all we have are tears

As our life, our years have swirled

 

 

We live in this world of love 

Thinking love is just a kiss

We create relationships

But True love, we sadly miss 

Hearts and hugs and Valentine's 

Is not what True love is

We don't discover Divine Spiritual love 

That fills our life with bliss

 

What exactly is it to live

A Spiritual life, do you know?

Will you discover this amazing journey 

Before it is time to go?

Will you realize that life is not

Just a crazy race?

And get out of this material prison

Get out of this miserable maze

 

Life is a gift for us to live

It is all about the 'now'

Can we be happy tomorrow? 

Can anybody tell us how? 

The only way to happiness 

The only way to bliss

Is to live life moment by moment 

That’s actually what life is

 

The fact is that we are not this body 

This body will one day die

Though there are so many thoughts 

The mind seems to just pass by

The fact is we are the Divine Spirit 

We are the immortal Soul

To Realize this Truth is our purpose 

It is our life's ultimate goal

 

We don't have to give up this world 

To live a Spiritual life

We can live in this physical body 

And cut the world with a knife

If only we discover the Divine Truth 

Before we fly in the sky

What is the purpose of coming here 

Finding out, 'Who am I?'

 

Human beings have a Divine gift 

With the intellect they can choose 

We have been given an opportunity 

Which we must not lose

We can just live in this material world 

And soon we will be gone

The body will die, but the mind and ego 

With Karma will be reborn

 

But some of us are lucky

We choose a Spiritual life

We are not caught in this material world 

With our children and our family life

We overcome ignorance, Realize the Truth

From the material world, we are free

And live a life of eternal Bliss

Being who we are meant to be

 

So, if you want to find a way

To live with peace and bliss

To escape misery in this material world 

And discover true happiness

Then, stop running in this mad race 

And get out of the maze

Live a Divine Spiritual life

Live with Divine grace

 

You don't have to give up this world 

To live a Spiritual life

Living in this material world

There is a way out of all strife

If only we discover who we are 

And why we are here

We can live as the Divine Spirit 

Every day of every year

 

Comments2

  • Saxon Crow

    It's like Im reading something written by my teenage self. Brilliant

  • Paul Bell

    I think this is why they take children out to the country to see the real world. Not enough simplicity out there.



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