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Dealing with Worrisome Thoughts

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Many of our fears and anxieties come from thinking what could possibly go wrong in future, an imagination that becomes cyclical and causes suffering even before anything imagined has actually taken place.  
What if I fall ill?. What if a loved one falls I'll?.  What if the situation does not improve. How will I earn money. How will I and my family survive. Etc, etc.
These are thoughts that happen in the mind on their own and maybe valid.  however the suffering starts when one identifies and gets hooked into the cyclical and obbessive nature of these thoughts.
There is an underlying assumption in the mind that if I am not worrying about these thoughts, I am not controlling my life,  I am not safe and I need to do something about it. However these thoughts are imagined in the future, there is nothing to address now except dealing with fear and anxiety comming from the  cyclical nature of these worrisome thoughts. Just like its difficult to find a black cat in a dark room especially if …

Sufi Zikr Ceremony - Awakening the Inner heart

Sufi Zikr Ceremony - Awakening the Inner Heart
For over thousands of years Sufi Mystics have studied the inner heart, explored the aspects of the ego, true self, soul, consciousness, transcendental states and how to ascend these states in the journey of the heart towards self-purification and transcendence to lead a life of Compassion, Sincerity, Authenticity, Truth and Love.
The Sufi Ceremony of Zikr(rememberence) is based on opening the inner heart, its divine essences and energy states. The Zikr ceremony involves meditation with Chants, Movement, Rhythm, Whirling, Sound, Silence, Drumming and Breathwork.
Zikr which means “rememberance” is activated through the heart by invoking the divine attributes of Allah (SWT) to experience the divine essence within the inner heart, resulting in experiencing the states of oneness, wonder, bliss, love, ecstasy and surrender.
Zikr ceremonies have a therapeutic effect on mind/emotion/body due to its positive effect on the psychoneuroimmunological resp…

Risk Taking leads to freedom

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To laugh is to risk appearing a fool, To weep is to risk appearing sentimental. To reach out to another is to risk involvement, To expose feelings and thoughts is to risk exposing your true self. To place your ideas and dreams before a crowd is to risk their loss. To love is to risk not being loved in return, To live is to risk dying, To hope is to risk despair, To try is to risk failure.


But risks must be taken because the greatest  hazard in life is to risk nothing.
The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing, is nothing.
He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he cannot learn, feel, change, grow or live freely.
Chained by his servitude he is a slave who has forfeited all freedom.
Only a person who risks is free. The pessimist complains about the wind; The optimist expects it to change; And the realist adjusts the sails.  - William Arthur Ward

Living Life like an Adventure

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Life is an adventure. Its sometimes rough and tough, sometimes bliss and love. Whats the point of being on an adventure of live if you aren’t having the ups and downs and a full experience of life? Far too many people live life in a ordinary way and then wonder why they feel bored and meaningless. If you’re life is boring, it’s because you’re not living it fully.


An Adventurous life is all about actions that are brave, bold, daring and courageous and those that make you feel alive and earn the bliss of purposefulness and meaningfulness of continuously living it fully to the core.

What can a man learn from rocks

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What can a man learn from rocks in the wilderness. A man can learn from a rock to stand his ground, be confident, unshakable and concrete in his deep authenticity. Be his true self and create his own destiny. Be wild, open, down to earth, humble and free. Grow into being the magnificent boulder of any shape or size he wants to be. Learn to be self-reliant, seek no approval or permission of others to be himself. Be complete and enough by himself with no need to impress others. Learn to be resilient, courageous, passionate and persevere in the face of life's challenges just like how the rocks bear the wind, the sun, the rain.

Explore his own primal experience with other men to define, know, and claim who he is just like how rocks are always found to be around together. A man can learn to live his deepest, fullest wholehearted and sacred self, just like how the rocks are themselves forever.

SelfCraft - A Quest for Self Discovery

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SelfCraft - A Quest for Self Discovery
Facilitator: Diyanat Ali
Dates: 21 Dec - 29 Dec 2019
Place: Nasik Dist, Maharashtra, India



About the Selfcraft Journey:
The self, is our unique way of being in this world and Selfcraft is a 9 days quest in the wilderness, a journey designed to reconnect, rediscover and craft anew the so far forgotten and unattended to, self. Set in the beautiful wilderness of the forts and villages of Nasik district, Maharashtra, the odyssey of self discovery, using specially curated practices, exercises, rituals and ceremonies that are secular and invitational, will focus on connecting with the inner world through the body, emotions, mind and the spirit and finally the question, buried underneath, who am I? What is my true Nature? What is my purpose?
Who is it for: The transformative expedition is for Wo/men 21 years and above. It will appeal to men and women in any life stage but more importantly to those who intent to take the inner journey within or are alre…

Total Destiny

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Belief in total destiny is oppression against ones free will as this belief states that everything is governed by God and Man has no Role in it due to lack of choice and freedom of will, that Man is not a free agent and is a helpless tool in divine hands like a toy.



An absolute belief in Destiny is Absurd as it makes life aimless and Vain. if Destiny is true then there is no merit or demerit in any mans action, and if everything is destined the very concept of Divine Justice becomes Null and Void as God himself destines and then punishes or rewards based on his chosen Destiny.

Divine Justice itself demands no compulsion and any action for reward or punishment has to be of a free agent, done out of own free will and choice.

Therefore Man is created by God but is a free agent and has complete free will and choice and can choose whatever he wants to do in Life.