The Artist of Your World

There is an ancient saying from India about the soul: ďFire cannot burn it, water cannot wet it, wind cannot dry it, weapons cannot cleave it. Itís ancient, itís unborn, it never dies.Ē The soul is the source of all unreality, but the domain of the soul is beyond your everyday reality. Thatís why you need to experience the domain of your soul to stay in touch with your soul, to experience the qualities of the real you.

How do you experience the domain of your soul? By spending time in silence, by quieting the time-bound conversation in your head and tuning in to the timeless, peaceful quiet of your soul. When you experience complete silence in your body-mind, then you recognize that you are not your thoughts but the Being who is having the thoughts.

Slowly, by spending time in silence, you notice that the scenery comes and goes, but the seer is always there. You realize that you are not the scenery; you are the seer, the witness of the scenery. As you shift your identify from the scenery to the seer, everything starts to slowly awaken. You glimpse the soul, and you begin to experience more expansive states of consciousness: Cosmic consciousness, divine consciousness, unity consciousness.

You begin to realize that you are painting the scenery. In the past you did it unconsciously, randomly, chaotically. Now, like a great Michelangelo or Leonardo da Vinci, you consciously create a masterpiece that influences your destiny and the destiny of others.

Adapted from Power, Freedom, and Grace, by Deepak Chopra (Amber Allen, 2006).

68 comments

Jane H.
Jane H6 years ago

I appreciate and agree with this concept.....TY

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John A.
Past Member 6 years ago

Thank you!

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Dot Alexander
Dot A6 years ago

Crayola was my first teacher. As a tiny kid these little sticks of brilliant color took me out of this world and helped me to see: to be the witness as Deepak explains. So, to this day, when life gets murky, I draw upon the creative juices, the energies which cannot be harmed by the forces of this world, but are enhanced by the vision of the spirit/soul. There were many times that I escaped from the pain of reality by just looking at it from the spirit side. PROVISION - a blessing.

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Maria Papastamatiou

Beautifully moving!

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Patricia G.
Patricia G6 years ago

Empowering. Love *

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JaniePlsNoFwds Massey
.6 years ago

Beautifully empowering, thanks :)

Namaste!

Be Blessed! Stay Blessed!
Peace, Love and Light ;-)

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Loo Samantha
Loo sam6 years ago

thanks for sharing.

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Rani Lyons
Rani Lyons6 years ago

beautiful, thank you

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Sonny Honrado
Sonny Honrado6 years ago

It is good to stop for a while and observe how people move around and wonder what would be in their minds for that moment.

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Parvez Z.
Parvez Zuberi6 years ago

Thanks for the article

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