Dissecting me fully
Every flitting thought
Captured studied earnestly
Every intention willfully
Worried and mulled over
Facing with squared
Shoulders bitter truth
Myself to be, and My
Intent is diametrically
Opposite to what I write
And to what I think, say
And realization dawns that

The day I start emanating
Those intentions that are
Of my own choosing
Of my personal liking
When speech and intent
Both merge and mean
One and same thing
Then and then only
Can I say with honesty
I mean every word as
Now I know my intent
Dovetailed with my word
Spontaneously without
Any force or coercion!!
NOW I am a person of my word
Comfortable in my own skin
Shedding masks and pretensions
False pride and pseudo bravado
Self -a pure kernel shorn of layers
Proud to have embarked upon
This journey of self-discovery
Defeating negative thoughts
Breaking false veneers imposed
By external forces and for self
Preservation, yet unnecessary
Cathartically cleansed swabbed
Purified blemish-less I am proud
To know me, have FOUND me!!!

The self is only that which it is in the process of becoming.- Kirkegaard

Sometimes the best way to figure out who you are is to get to that place where you don’t have to be anything else.- Source Unknown

Look into the depths of your own soul and learn first to know yourself, then you will understand why this illness was bound to come upon you and perhaps you will thenceforth avoid falling ill.
Sigmund Freud 1856-1939, Austrian Physician – Founder of Psychoanalysis

As person abandons worn-out clothes and acquires new ones, so when the body is worn out a new one is acquired by the Self, who lives within.
Bhagavad Gita c. BC 400-, Sanskrit Poem Incorporated Into the Mahabharata

No one is more interesting to anybody than is that mysterious character we all call me, which is why self-liberation, self-actualization, self-transcendence, etc., are the most exciting games in town.- Robert Wilson 1941-, American Theater Director, Designer

There comes a time in the seeker’s life when he discovers that he is at once the lover and the beloved. The aspiring soul which he embodies is the lover in him. And the transcendental Self which he reveals from within is his Beloved.- Sri Chinmoy


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