From Bondage to Freedom

The moment you make a decision you are drifting; you are changing track. The decisions that you make depends on the options that you have. The options are in your mind in the form of thoughts. You pick up a thought and act or not act on it. The thoughts that you have today depends on your birth and your birth in not in your control. You cannot choose your parents or the family or the environment in which you will be born. This is decided by existence or God or Nature, whatever you may call it. Today If I am an engineer, the Idea of being an engineer must have come from my parents or from the education that was provided to me by my parents. The thought must have come to me from somewhere outside, which depends on the environment in which I was born and my birth was not decided by me. So whatever I do, it is the decision of creation or existence or God. So we see that we remain confined to our small world. This is the case with everyone of us. We are bound by our world in which we were born. And we keep circling within our small worlds. We are limited within our small worlds. Our actions are limited by our thoughts and our thoughts are limited by our births. We are constantly drifting, but drifting within our worlds. Whatever we do, we are confined to our world. In the modern times, our small world is the whole world because we all are connected. We know what someone else is doing, who may be half the world away. We can get ideas and thoughts from someone else who is half way around the world. Whatever we do, we are as if chained to our own worlds. This is the case with all the people in this world. Each one of us is acting according to the thoughts they have. All of us being born in the same connected planet have similar thoughts and we act according to our thoughts. Millions of people have similar thoughts and when so many people are acting on similar thoughts using their will power (only when your will is acted on a thought there is action), they are bound to clash with each other and there is bound to be conflict. There is bound to be suffering. Someone will win and someone will lose. No one can always win. There has to be loss and one cannot win all the time. This is the wheel of the world and it is dangerous. Because of this the world is made of opposites – Happiness and sorrow, of victory and defeat, of good and bad. This is why our lives are full of both. One cannot say that one will always be a winner and one will always be happy. This is the case with everyone. To an ordinary man, he is born into bondage. Being in bondage he suffers. He cannot get out of this bondage.

If you look closely, every day we make decisions are all decisions are for ourselves. We all want to earn money, we all want to have a good position in society, we want power, we want to be famous, we want to do great business, we want a better job, we want a good house, and we want a peaceful family, a good husband, a good wife, good children and a lot more. In every action of us there is an “I” or “ME” included. There cannot be action without this “I”. Everything that we do is for ourselves. The decisions we make every day is because of this “I”.  There are millions of people in the planet, working for their “I”. This “I” makes us act. This “I” makes us move forward in life. And all these “I”s are bound to clash with each other. There is suffering, there is conflict, and there is killing and violence. The world moves because of all the “I”s otherwise there would be no movement. The wheel of the world moves because all the “I”s and this wheel is dangerous. It creates enormous suffering for all the people.

There are two ways to freedom from this bondage.

  • One, if you decide NOT to drift at all. You decide not make a decision at all. You decide once and for all not to act on your thoughts, whatever your  thoughts may be, whatever may be the source of your thoughts, and you will  not act. You leave the world, and become a recluse. You do not care about this world – you do not care about your parents, wife, children or husband. You do not care about anything at all. You do not care about what will  happen to them if you leave them forever. You say “I don’t want anything” and leave. In this path, only the “I” remains and everything else is renounced. If you are the “I” and the world is “you” – the “You” or everything other than “I” vanishes, leaving only the pure “I”. If you see closely using your intellect, then you will know that the “I” exist because of the “You”. Without the “You” there is no “I”. So, when the “You”  is completely removed by slowly renouncing the “You”, when the “You” is no  more, the “I” also vanishes – leaving you enlightened – leaving you completely Free. You become a Buddha.
  • Two, if  you decide to drift as and when required as if the drift is being done by      Creation or existence. You will provide no resistance to drift. This is  just the opposite of the first method. You decide to be in this world, drift and change course. You care about everything, do everything; you use your will to act on your thoughts. But if you act on all your thoughts then there s bound to be conflict. There is bound to be suffering. What to do then? The problem is not because of your action, but on the results of the actions. The results cause suffering – the results make you win or lose, the results make your victorious or make you a failure. The results will make us drift in life. In this method, you have to leave the results in the hands of God. In this method, you will just drift and not bother about drifting.

If we are being driven by god, then all we have is free time. The journey is his responsibility, ours. We do not know where we will drift, where we will change course. He will drive us to our goals; we need not bother to reach. If you look back, we have been drifting along all our lives and the point where we are today is because of all the drifts that had taken place in the past. So, we have lots and lots of time. Time does not matter. One need not be in a hurry at all. Even if you are late, it does not matter. Even if you miss something it does not matter. For example, in a 10 hour journey, what do you do? You may read; you may listen to music; you may chat with other co passengers or with anyone travelling with you. You are free to do whatever you want. You may look out of the window and enjoy the scenery. You may go to sleep. Whatever you do, it is not going to affect the journey. Because whatever you do, you are journeying in the right direction. No time is going to be wasted.  You need not worry about what will happen if you do not do what you are doing during the journey. You may do something or not do something – it does not matter.

Similarly in life, whatever you do, no time is going to be wasted because you are driven by God. If you cry, you are not wasting time, if you read or if you celebrate and enjoy your journey, you are not wasting any time.

If the results are in his control, then we are free from the results, then the responsibility is on His shoulders or on existence. He will take you wherever He has to take you and He is will definitely take you.

If you are crying – you are passing time by crying

If you are angry – you are just passing time by being angry

If you are doing business – you are passing time by doing business

If you are driving – you are still passing time by driving

If you are working – you are still passing time by working

If you are sad – you are passing time by being sad

If you are depressed – you are passing time by being depressed

If you are celebrating and rejoicing – then you are passing time by celebrating

If you are serious about something or someone – you are just passing time by being serious

If you are fighting with someone – then you are passing time by fighting with that person

If you do not do anything – even then you are passing time by doing nothing

When you are passing time, you are just passing time, there is no responsibility on you – you can take work as a play, whatever you do – and when you are passing time, without any responsibility of results – you can celebrate.

All you do is just pass time – you have nothing else to do – there is no hurry – your arrival will be decided by him – and in the mean time you have to pass your time. And while in a journey we always enjoy. At least the journey is enjoyed – we do not know what will happen when we arrive – but relax and enjoy the journey because we are not driving the bus or train, we do not have to bother about the route, we do not have to bother about whether we are in the right direction or not. We know that we will arrive and this makes us relax. Remember that this journey is an unending journey so there is rejoicing and celebrating all our lives. There is freedom all our lives – no matter where we are and what we do.

In the process of being drifted, understand that God is drifting you, this drifting is your journey and during the process – celebrate and enjoy – whatever you are doing, wherever you are – just enjoy – know that what you are doing does not matter and wherever you are does not matter.

Do whatever you are doing, but change a little in the way you think. You have to keep in mind one line “NOT ME, BUT THOU ART”.

You do whatever you do, but know that it is not for you that you are doing this but for the other.

  • If you are getting married – You marry for not your happiness, but for the happiness for your spouse.
  • If you are earning money – you are not earning money for yourself or for your happiness but for your family and others
  • If you buying a house – you are buying it for the happiness for your family for the safety and security of your family
  • If you are working – you are working for the betterment of your family – to give them a good life
  • While taking decisions, while acting on your thoughts – know that all your actions will be for the other and not for yourself
  • If you are struggling – know that you are struggling for others and not yourself

It will be as if, you are slowly removing yourself from the picture, leaving behind the conflict. It is as if you are making the wheel of the world move freely by not being a block and getting crushed in between. It is as if you are making the life of others easier by not being a block on their way. It is nothing but just a change in the thought process. In this case, you put yourself last and others ahead of you. This will help to slowly do away with the “I”. The “I” will slowly vanish and you will be left with only “you”. And when the “I” vanishes, the “you” also vanishes leaving you enlightened – you become a Buddha.

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Life is a Celebration!

I am sure all of you remember that when we were in school, we had many times gone for class trips or picnics with our class. If you remember well, the best time spent during the trip was during the journey to the picnic spot and the return. The best time was when we were in the bus. We spent the time singing and dancing, eating, looking out of the window enjoying the scenery around. The journey to the spot and return was the best time. You know why? Because we were free in the bus. We did not have to think about whether we were going in the right direction. We were safe inside the bus. We knew that we would reach out destination in time. The traffic on the road did not bother us. Out parents were not there to scold us or warn us – tell us not to do this and that. All we had was free time. We had free time to do whatever we want – sing, dance, enjoy, listen to music, shout out loud – no matter what we do, we would reach our destination.

Life is like this. We are being driven in a bus to our destination. There is no chance that we can be driven in the wrong direction. All we have is free time to dance, enjoy and sing.

If you look closely, things are happening. We have always tried to know, but we never knew the results. We never knew what would happen.  Things just happened! No matter what goals or objectives we had, things happened on their own. The happening or non-happening of the events has brought us where we are today. A small happening or non-happening changes the course of our lives. Small things like a little delay, in any event, changes a lot in our lives but we are unaware.

Few years before the marriage of my parents they never knew that they are going to be married to each other. Before my birth, they did not know that I would be born. They of course knew that a baby will be born, but they did not know that it would be me. Neither did I know that I am going to be born nor did I not know that I would be born to my parents. My birth was not in my control. To me and also to my parents it just happened. Had I been born to some Industrialist or politician, the course of my life would have been different and had I been born to a not so well to do family, the course of my life would have been different.  To me it was a matter of chance, but it may not be so to Existence or GOD. God or Existence or creation must have had some plan.

I went to a particular school and the friends I made while in school would not have been my friends if I did not go to that particular school.  My friends influenced my life to some extent. We all influence each other in one way or the other. I lost two years after my school due to illness. I was two years behind my peers. God knows what would have happened if I did not lose these two years. I fell ill, and it changed the course of my life. I did not want to fall ill, but I fell. I did not want to lose two years, but it happened. Every small and big event is changing the course of our lives. And all of these events are beyond our control. They just happen. We do not know why they happen but they just happen. We are moving. But the directions in which we move are not in our control. It is as if we are being automatically pulled but one event after another and we are moving.  I went to college, even there the friends I made, would not have been my friends if I did not go to that college. Even the computer that I am using not while writing this blog, has come to me without my control. It has just come to me. At least I believe so.

The goals that we have in life, does not matter at all, because whatever happens, it is beyond our control. If things would have been in our control, then there would have been no failures. We all would have become utterly successful in all our endeavours.  But it is not the case. We have suffered failures, and each failure has changed the course of our lives. I wanted to study Aerospace Engineering at Caltech and work in the NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, but today Caltech does not appear even in my dreams, because the course of my life changed the day my application was rejected. The day my application was rejected, I did something else and that has made me what I am today. Every event changes the course of our lives and we do not know what will happen. The future is totally unknown. It is definitely not in our control. We are just being dragged from one place to another automatically. We are drifting at every point in our lives, we know it or not.

This way we all are moving. The course of our lives is not in our hands. This is the case with all of us. For every one of us the course of our lives is not in our hands.  So I have no reason to laugh at someone else’s failure or be jealous of someone else’s success. The person who is a failure is not responsible for his failure or the person who is a success has no reason to be proud or take credit for his success. The same is applicable to me as well.

We are moving being a part of the law and it is almost impossible to get out of this motion. We are entangled the moment we are born. Only a man with a gigantic will, like Buddha, would have done that. Others are drifting along.

The situation is like that of a bus, where the driver of the bus is existence or God. He is driving us all. All of us are in the same bus. We have made our own worlds in this bus, we have made or goals in this bus and all our happiness and sorrows are in this bus only. But no matter what we do, we are in this bus and are being taken towards the right direction.

We do not have any responsibility of driving the bus. But we have forgotten that the bus is being driven by God, we think that we are driving the bus and we strive and toil to drive the bus in the direction in which we want it to go. But it does not happen. It is driven by a force much more powerful that what we are. It is driven by existence or creation. This has to be remembered.

No matter how much you try to stop the bus or change the direction according to your wish, it travels on its own. It changes direction on its own. No matter what you do, you are moving with the bus in the direction in which the bus wants you to go. It is utter foolishness to change the direction of the bus according our wish or stop the bus. The bus will never stop. It will move taking you along with it.

When we are being driven by existence, we must have complete trust in existence. It is the same driver that is driving everything in this universe. It is the same driver that is driving the planets around the sun. We are being driven towards the goal and we should not bother about reaching the goal, because we will reach no matter what.

We are moving in the direction of the goal, without any effort we are moving in the direction of the goal. We need not put any effort to reach the goal – it would be utter foolishness.

Rather

  • Have trust in the driver of the Bus and know that He is driving us in the correct direction. There is no option to go wrong. He is utterly correct
  • We should start enjoying the journey, look out of the window and enjoy the scenery around.
  • We should start rejoicing and celebrating that we are in the right direction always and all the time.
  • We are in a bus, which is being driven by God – we should not bother about where he is taking us, he is invariably taking us in the right direction –
  • Thinking this all our burden is relieved – the responsibility drops from our shoulders – and we feel free completely. We can enjoy our journey.
  • We are free that we are not driving the bus; it is not our responsibility to drive the bus. You may go in the wrong direction, but he will not. There is no chance of going wrong.
  • It is up to us how we would spend this time – by crying or by rejoicing and celebrating
  • Even if we are crying, it does not make any difference, because even if you are crying you are crying in the bus and the bus is being taken in the right direction. You are just passing your time by crying.
  • Understand that no matter what you do, you are in the right direction, you are being driven by God, there is no responsibility of yours in taking yourself along, and you are BEING taken.
  • No matter what you do – laugh, cry, celebrate, work, compete with each other – everything you are doing in the bus and you are just passing your time while you are travelling.
  • Just leave the steering wheel and let God drive – he will change lanes and take turn exactly in the right places – we need not bother at all – just pass your time with whatever you want to do. The choice is yours because the responsibility is not yours.
  • While being driven – we should enjoy the journey – enjoy our freedom just like the way we enjoy when we go for a picnic with friends – when we do not drive and we just enjoy the journey singing and dancing all along the way.
  • Everyone of us, no matter what we do, is being taken the right direction – even when he is crying or laughing or is under great depression – he is moving towards the goal and being driven by GOD or existence.
  • In the bus, happiness and sadness does not matter at all – it does not make a difference because we are moving – though we are crying or laughing – we are moving
  • Whole life is just a “time-pass” because you do not have the burden of carrying yourself along. You have loads of time. Do whatever you want – celebrate.

SINCE WE ARE BEING DRIVEN BY GOD, WE SHOULD DO NOTHING BUT JUST ENJOY. THE BURDEN IS HIS. WE HAVE A CHOICE BETWEEN CRYRING AND REJOICING – THESE TWO DOES NOT MAKE A DIFFERENCE. WE SHOULD JUST ENJOY AND GIVE UP ALL RESPONSIBILITY. HE WILL TAKE CARE.

Whenever I travel by train alone – I really enjoy, there may be trouble the moment I get off, I might have a serious meeting or serious work, but during the journey, till the time I am in the train, till the time I do not get off, I enjoy. Here we never have to get off. So whole life is just rejoicing and doing things we want. Whatever we do, it does not make a difference.

  • Have goals, but know that this goal is yours and NOT THAT OF GOD. While in the journey, you can have goals but the direction of travel will be decided by the Driver (GOD)– this is temporary – Your goals are just a “time pass” while in the bus – just a game you are playing for passing time and nothing else – know that we are automatically being driven to the GOAL OF EXISTENCE.
  • No achievement will make you happy as long as your goal does not match with the goal of the Driver (GOD)  – Go wherever he takes you – be in God’s Bus and just enjoy – know that you are already being taken to the goal and you are in the right direction  – everything is just a play – just rejoicing and celebrating
  • If you are too much with your personal goals, you are bound to lose, because you are being driven by someone else, who has HIS own plans
  • Know that all goals are time pass are just for fun – this is similar to the things that you do when you are going to a picnic with friends.
  • What you do to others and what others do to you – do not make a difference – it is all the same – all games and play – games played during the journey –
  • Understand that life is taking you and it will take you no matter what you do – he has brought you here and he will also take you wherever it has to take you – do not fear – have trust.
  • Whether you do or you are forced to do – nothing will be good or bad – Both are games – Plays – and nothing more.

JUST CELEBRATE AND REJOICE – HE IS HOLDING YOUR HAND – DO NOT FEAR

“Mind”, “Beyond the Mind” and “Innovation”

The mind is nothing but a collection of “Objects” and “Language”. Objects include everything that make up this world, including humans. Language is used to label or define the objects. Objects and their labels and their relation with each other forms “Knowledge”.

My friend is also an object and I have labelled him with his name and related him to me with some language. Unfortunately and unknowingly “I” (Myself) am also a part of my mind, and I have been labelled with a name and related to other objects (including other humans) using language. This relation is a part of my knowledge. So, we come to this conclusion that, objects are real and present in the world outside but the relations are nothing more than fiction which we take is as the truth and these fictional relationships are a cause of ultimate misery of human beings. We take these fictional, language based relationships to be the truth. This is a different topic but it was required in order to explain the mind. Since the objects all over the world are same, the relationships are same, no matter what the language is used, the mind of all the people across the world is the same. It is a collective mind.

If I say the word “Television”, the language being a part of my mind, immediately brings the picture of television in front of me. If I show the picture of a television without using any label or language, the world “television” come to my mind.  This we all know.

Now if I say the word “ksjuojanoihfdaoidh”, since this is a “label” you have not known, the mind is not able to come up with a picture of the said word. Since this is not a code or any kind of encryption, even if you browse through the dictionaries of all the languages of this world, you will not be able to come up with the “object” that is related to the said word. Had you been using a computer for searching, it would have returned “Not found”, it means that it is not a part of its database. If you are searching using Google, it would suggest the nearest known “label” but will not be able to search the picture related to the said word. Your mind will not be able to come up with something related to the given word. The mind will come to a stand still.

But at the same time, since the given word means absolutely nothing – or the given world cannot be used to label any available object, it gives you utter freedom to CREATE ABSOLUTELY ANYTHING ABSTRACT  WITH THIS GIVEN WORD. This  is innovation. This is a process of going beyond the mind. This also proves that there is a space that is beyond the human mind, and this is the space of creativity. This is the space we we need to be in order to continuously innovate.

What I did here is – I created an abstract goal – a goal that cannot be understood by or solved by the human mind. In the process, innovation happened.

This capacity of coming up with absolutely anything abstract is a UNIQUE ABILITY OF HUMAN BEINGS. Innovation is a capability of humans beings and not of computers, no matter how powerful or artificially intelligent the machine is.

http://www.managementexchange.com/hack/innovation-cannot-be-forced-innovation-happens

Creativity

Creativity happens when one aligns himself or herself to the supreme intelligence, the only intelligence. If you look around, you will see that each and every human is utterly unique. All humans are different. This shows that nature is the greatest creator, it does not repeat.

If you want to be creative, you have to align yourself with the supreme intelligence. You have to push yourself beyond the mind. Then you do not have to be creative, creativity will happen.

In Search of the “My”

This is a continuation of my post “Are you really the person in the mirror?” 

I was puzzled yesterday when I realized that the body was not mine. It functions automatically without my interference. I realized that it is just like an intelligent Instrument given to “me” by existence by Creation, because the functioning of the body is a part of creation or existence. Creation created it as was gifted to me when I was born and I will carry it with me till my death. After that it will be returned to existence – Since I am a Hindu, the body will be cremated and all will be converted to ashes and will go into the earth. It will return to the source. It was given to “me” and then after some time, it will be taken back. It has to return to the source. This proves that the body which I call mine is NOT MINE. But I foolishly keep calling it “MY BODY”. It is never good to call, something that belongs to the other, as “MINE”. The body is a gift on returnable basis. It belongs to someone else and it will be taken back. You do not know when it will be taken back. 

The Next question is who is body given to? To whom is the body given to on a returnable basis? Who will have the body for may be 70-80 years? Who mistakenly calls the body is “His” or “hers”. 

A baby in the womb starts growing from a cell. Initially it is just a cell. It keeps growing and growing on it own. It takes shape. Hands, feet, body, heart, brain, veins, bones form on its own, inside the womb. What is making it, what is giving it a shape? What intelligence is supervising it when the baby in the womb is under development – all these things are beyond the control of Humans and they still happen. 

The baby in the womb is doing nothing for the development of his body and other parts. I am sure we all understand this. Then who is doing it? The baby is not, the mother is not,the father is not. But the mother calls the baby as “My Baby”. She did not create the child, she did not create the body of the child, she did not take part is the development of the body of the child while it was in the womb. She only provided the womb. The womb was also not created by the mother. No one in the world can create a womb. The womb definitely does not belong to the mother. 

So, the baby did not create his or her own body while he was in the womb, it did not give the body a particular shape, did not create the heart, the brain, the lungs, the liver, the veins – The baby does not help the body grow with time after he is she is born, does not make the heart beat or the blood flow – but the baby, when he or she grows up, owns the body. He or she calls the body as his or her. 

This is a mistake. Why do you think we are making a mistake? Why do we call it mine? This mistake has to be very clearly understood. This will clear all our hurdles and make us free of sorrow and suffering. 

When A child is born, it is pure. It is just like a flower. It is like a fresh leaf, bright green. It is just like dew drops on the leaf early in the morning. They are very close to God. 

A one month born child is also capable to look around. He is able to move his hands and legs. He cries and makes some noise.He does not have any knowledge, he does not know how to act, what to say, whether to keep quite or not. He does not have any objective like we have. His actions are pure. So a child does not mentally suffer like we do. A child does not have problems like we have. He is pure consciousness. 

What can be so pure? What is there is a flower that is not in a grown up human being? It is consciousness.Consciousness is God. It is the Purest. 

Consciousness is pure space. It is a “no-thing”. Consciousness does not have a sense of “I” or “My”. Therefore the child, is Pure consciousness. Consciousness is the space where the supreme Intelligence works. Consciousness is the space where the supreme Intelligence or Creation or Existence Manifests. Whatever happens, all forms, they all happen in the consciousness. 

Consciousness is polluted when the mind starts forming. It is the only place where information that is taken in through the senses, gather and form our memory. The mind becomes a part of Consciousness, but we are only aware of the mind and not consciousness. 

The child, when he is born is a “no-thing”. It is a part of the whole. It is just like a flower. It does not know that he or she has a body. The body is Just there like anything else – he or she is pure consciousness. 

Since the child is pure consciousness and pure consciousness is a “no-thing”, in order to be something, the child develops an “I”. The child starts to develop various Identities with time. This happens automatically as the consciousness gets filled up with information form outside, through the senses. 

Please read my post – “Ego – The Greatest Obstacle to Creativity and Innovation” you will understand it completely.  

These Identities that from in the consciousness of the child, are all imaginary. The knowledge that he has gained, forms his mind. The moment the mind forms, the person is split. He is split between the mind and the consciousness. The consciousness is manifesting, it is continuously creating, it has its own will, which we call the will of God – but the knowledge, the logic the mind of the person thinks otherwise. The mind generally goes against the will of God or the supreme intelligence, which leads to enormous amount of mental tension.  

All these Identities form the mind of the person. The Identities gives the person a sense of “I”, but it is all imagination. And all our lives, we keep strengthening our “I”s. All our actions are directed towards strengthening our “I”s. We do not allow the consciousness to work, because it is all filled up with knowledge, and we try to solve all our problems with logic and knowledge and fail to understand that there is also a world that is beyond logic.  

Because the “I” forms, in order to strengthen that “I”, we try to possess everything and label it as “My”. The same logic is applicable to understand why in spite of several proofs, that the body is not in our control, we still call it “our” body, otherwise, what will we be? So, first thing that we own in this world is our “Body” and this owning is nothing more than an Imagination in order to strengthen the “I”. 

In reality there is no “I”. It is of the Ego. The ego is an Imaginary identity created with knowledge, otherwise who will we be? We are pure consciousness. We are pure space.  

This “I” creates all the problems. This “I” makes our life hell. It splits us into two. We are never at peace. The moment you do away with this “I”, you become pure consciousness, your life becomes utterly creative, you align yourself with the supreme intelligence or creation or Existence.  

The  only goal of humanity should be do away with the Imaginary “I” and create space for creation or existence to act through you.

Human Vs Robots

The very fact that we have started building “obedient” and  so called “Artificially” intelligent robots proves that human beings cannot be made slaves. So we take the artificial way.
Now we want artificial slaves because we cannot have real slaves. What a joke!

This also proves our tendency to dominate and our inability to accept humans as they are. 

The invention of robots also proves the fact that we want servants, slaves and NOT INDIVIDUALS. This also proves that we always want to be superior and want people would not defy us…we all want to be emperors.

The need for slaves, the need for people to obey us, be faithful to us has given rise to so called “artificially intelligent” robots.

Any kind of slavery is bound to give rise to an uprising.

And this also proves that humans are very unpredictable. That, humans beings change”

I have been saying in my previous posts that humans have the ability to act as per the requirement of the situation, without referring to the files stored in his memory. He can act without any knowledge of what needs to be done right here and right now. This ability to act spontaneously is called Intelligence. It is a gift. It is a gift that has been given by existence or Creation to us.
This is what separates a robot, however powerful it might be, or however “artificially intelligent” you might call him. He will not be able to act without referring to his memory. 


Even if a robot is a learning machine. It will not be able to. It has to first learn, store all the data and parameters related to that situation in his memory and refer it when he faces a  similar situation in future. A little change in the situation and it will not be able to take proper action. 

It is the very nature of existence that things change, every second things and situations are changing. Every moment is new. It becomes almost impossible for the robot to be effective in such an ever changing world. 

This takes away the label of “Artificially Intelligent” given to the robot by us.

A robot is programmed. No matter how good you program it. The program has come from your mind. 

The program might be an innovation, but by the time you program the robot with the same new program, It has become old. The program was an innovation, when you were creating it. It was an innovation when you were with the program. Then creation was acting through you. But once created it became old, it was no longer an innovation. 

Innovation is not the result, but the process of Creation of something new. The moment it is created, it becomes old.It no longer remains an innovation.

All programs that are fed to the robot are old. They are a part of your memory and your memory is old. No matter now many situations you make the robot learn so that it can take appropriate action under similar circumstances, all these situation are old. They might not come in future again. And as per the very law of nature, things are changing. Under such circumstances, a robot never comes closer to a human being.

A robot cannot align itself with Creation or cannot become an agent or existence. But Humans can.

Have you ever seen a robot create? Have you ever seen a robot innovate? No. 

Have you ever seen a robot being enlightened? Have you ever seen a robot becoming Buddha? No.

It is our consciousness that has given us the ability to innovate. It is our consciousness that has given ourselves the ability to act spontaneously to a situation, without using our minds. It is our consciousness that has given the ability to get Enlightened.

Robots do not have consciousness. Robots do not innovate.

If you are able to see this distinction between robots and humans, you will know a lot about innovation and creativity. 

Artificial Intelligence is a Myth

Artificial Intelligence is a not possible. It is a myth. 

If it is intelligence it cannot be artificial and if it is artificial, it is a copy, it cannot be Intelligence at all. 

We are all crazy people. We make thinking and creativity go together as “Creative Thinking” and we make a Intelligence and Artificial go together as “Artificial Intelligence”.

Intelligence cannot be artificial. 

There is only one intelligence. It is the same intelligence that makes your heart beat, that makes the earth rotate in its axis and revolve around the sun. It is the same intelligence that makes millions of cells in your body perform their functions. 

It is the same intelligence that makes all the people in the world look different.

 It is the same intelligence that makes the rivers flow. It is the same intelligence that creates beautiful flowers, forests, trees, oceans. It is the same intelligence that makes clouds float in the sky.

You say it is your body. But is it really your body? Are you making your heart beat? Are you in control of your breathing? You cannot control your breathing. You cannot hold it for long. When we have a wound, the wound heals automatically. Medicines are there only to accelerate the process. They just act as catalysts. Sometimes when some illness goes out of hand, medicines don’t work. Every second millions of cells are forming and other cells are getting destroyed. Every single cell in the body is performing its function without fail. 

There are millions of life forms, insects, bacteria, etc etc., performing their function.

Tell me, are you in control of these activities? NO.

Then who is? If you are not in control of these activities, then something else is definitely in control. Otherwise how are these things happening? It is for sure that there is an intelligence far superior than ours.

We call ourselves intelligent beings. But we are not intelligent. 

Being intelligent is also a myth. 

We are so foolish that we compare our intelligence with each other as if we own it. As if the existence has distributed intelligence unequally among all of us. 

It is utter foolishness. It cannot be.

Because the Intelligence is not yours. The intelligence is one.

You cannot gather intelligence or grow intelligence. You cannot practice or cultivate intelligence. 

It already exists and it is not separate. It does not belong to you or any one of us.

It is the Creation. There is only one intelligence and that is Creation. There is no creator. But Creation is the Intelligence. 

Creation is continuously creating. There is not a single moment when creation has stopped creating. The process is continuously on. Creation does not get tired. There must be some energy, some unending energy that is making all of it happen, continuously without fail.

The very fact that we have evolved over billions of years proves that creation is in the process of creating. Not only us. How life started on earth and what is it today tells us that nature or creation is in the process of continuous creation. If you read a Pre-historic book, you will know what was earth billions of years ago and what it is today.

When humans were not there, some million years ago, nature was still in the process of creation. There was no human intervention was still things were moving. There was surely some intelligence at work. 

This is the only intelligence available. You cannot add an adjective to this intelligence. It is just there. 

But it is not yours. You are a nobody. Never say that you are very intelligent. I know you can very quickly browse through the files stored in your memory but this process of browsing is not Intelligence. It is thinking. It is old. It is of the past. It is your accumulated past. And you think that it is all that is there. The content in your memory and your ability to browse though it, perform permutation and combination makes you think that you are Intelligent. But this is again, not Intelligence. 

There is only one creator, the Creation. The intelligence is the intelligence of  Creation and there is no other. 

You shall be able to create, the moment you become aligned with Creation. You start Creating when you have become an agent of Creation. You start creating when you have kept your mind aside and have started doing what creation wants you to do.

You start creating when the Intelligence has started using you as a medium. It is as if your mind does not work any longer. You do the physical work using the Intelligence of Creation. The Intelligence uses your physical presence in this earth to accomplish something to create something. Your mind is removed and gets filled up with the one and only Intelligence.

You will never know what creation wants you to create. You will know when it has been created. Not before that.

Understanding this is the first step towards creativity.