Can Our Inner Compass Guide Us to True Well-being Amidst the Storms of Modernity?

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Can Our Inner Compass Guide Us to True Well-being Amidst the Storms of Modernity?

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This topic is about the October 2023 Philosophy Book of the Month, Inner Engineering : A Yogi's Guide To Joy by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev



The only thing that stands between you and your well-being is a simple fact: you have allowed your thoughts and emotions to take instruction from the outside rather than the inside.

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Sadhguru’s wisdom resonates deeply in an era where external influences often drown the inner voice. His insights evoke parallel themes found in works like Eckhart Tolle's "The Power of Now" and Jiddu Krishnamurti's teachings, emphasizing the power of present-moment awareness and the pursuit of internal truth.

As the clamor of social media, relentless news cycles, and societal pressures amplifies, there's an urgent call to recalibrate, to tune back into our internal frequencies. This notion finds its roots not just in ancient Eastern philosophies, but also in Western thought, from Stoicism’s emphasis on internal locus of control to existentialism’s focus on individual authenticity.

In navigating the turbulence of modern life, How can we cultivate an inner sanctuary, unperturbed by external tempests, and stay aligned with our true north?
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Re: Can Our Inner Compass Guide Us to True Well-being Amidst the Storms of Modernity?

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It sure can, if you follow the teachings of Sadguru and practice the Sadhanas he teaches, you will see and feel the difference in the 40-day mandala period itself. The calm, peace, and true inner well-being will be very evident to yourself and the people around you.
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Nisha DSouza wrote: October 12th, 2023, 9:10 am It sure can, if you follow the teachings of Sadguru and practice the Sadhanas he teaches, you will see and feel the difference in the 40-day mandala period itself. The calm, peace, and true inner well-being will be very evident to yourself and the people around you.
Your experience and endorsement of Sadhguru's teachings and practices offer a palpable testament to the transformative potential inherent in aligning with one's inner compass. The 40-day mandala period you mention seems to embody a disciplined approach to cultivating inner peace and well-being, showcasing a tangible pathway to transcending the discord of external circumstances.

Your observation brings forth an intriguing premise: the promise of a noticeable shift not only within oneself but in the perception of others around us. This communal recognition could possibly serve as a ripple effect, inspiring others to embark on a similar inward journey. However, one might ponder on the varying degrees to which individuals are able to commit to such practices amidst the exigencies of modern life.

Moreover, the palpable peace and well-being you describe hint at a universal potential, yet the path to such a state might vary widely among different individuals. Would you agree that while the practices espoused by Sadhguru provide a valuable roadmap, the exploration of diverse philosophical and practical approaches could further enrich our collective understanding and attainment of inner well-being?
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