ततः परं ब्रह्मपरं बृहन्तं यथानिकायं सर्वभूतेषु गूढम्। विश्वस्य एक परिवेष्टितारमीशं तं ज्ञात्वा अमृता भवन्ति ॥ 7 ॥            You are the Supreme Brahman, infinite, yet hidden in the hearts of all creatures. You pervade everything. They, who know You, are free from the cycle of birth, death and rebirth. (Svetasvatara 3 : 7)            परमात्मा सब प्रकार से सब काल में मुक्त और शुद्ध है। वह अपरिमित और अनन्त होते हुए भी सभी प्राणियों के हृदय में छिपा हुआ है। परमात्मा को जानने वाले व्यक्ति ही जन्म-मरण के चक्र से मुक्त हो जाते हैं।

ज़्येठॖ (ज्येष्ठ) ज़ूनॖ पछॖ (शुक्ल पक्ष) च़ोरम (चतुर्थी) बॊम्वार (मंगलवार),श्री सप्तर्षि सम्वत 5096, Today isJyesth Maas Shukla Paksh Chaturthiyaam Mangalvaasra sanayitaam. Kashmiri Pandit Nirvasan Samvat_31 Sapthrishi Samvat _5096
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The magic of willpower and strong determination can take you places

Khushwinder Singh Surya  

Willpower is a different kind of power completely different from physical power. Generally people focus on physical power, and to amplify it, go to a gym or adopt different kinds of diet charts. It is good for health but the magic of will power is much superior to it. People hear this word a lot, but don’t know what will power really is.

Grammatically, the meaning of ‘Will’ is desire, the desire to get or do something. ‘Willpower’ means a very strong determination to get or do something, only desire is not sufficient to achieve something. If one doesn’t have a firm determination to get to the goal, then a desire can’t be turned into reality. The reason of most of our failures or our bad habits often stems from the lack of willpower to overcome them.

Perhaps, more than being physically strong, to be successful in life, it is more important to be mentally strong. Mahatma Gandhi was not physically very strong but his strong willpower uprooted the deep foundation of the British empire from India. Increasing the concentration of our minds with the help of meditation and yoga can go a long way in increasing your willpower, thereby paving a successful life.

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Courtesy: Hindustan Times: 18 Aug 2018