A few years ago, the movie ‘The Secret’ took the world by storm. Everyone watched with fascination as the supposed secrets to getting what you want were revealed. Many started doing what they had learnt in the hopes of getting materialist stuff that they desired. Everyone had a plan.
But if we pause to look at it from a Vedanta standpoint, we know that Ishvara, the gunas and our vasanas are causing the thoughts to arise in us, and we are behaving accordingly. Which implies that we are ‘being thought’ ie we have little conrol or influence in this process. Continue reading “The secret to ‘The Secret’”