Mukundarajan V N
Jun 16, 2018 · 1 min read

Challenging the narrative that exalts busyness and trivializes solitude runs the risk of colliding against the dominant social mores of the society.Time spend alone doing nothing will help us to embark on the inner spiritual exploration that grapples with the nature of our true selves and the deeper meaning of life.

It is in the stillness of silence we connect with our souls. The process of self-discovery has a cathartic impact. We emerge with a heightened awareness of reality when we traverse the bridge that connects to the subconscious.Sitting quietly alone itself is a meditative exercise.

Experiences of transcendental awareness enable us to have a peek into realms of higher reality.

A natural setting is the best environment for experiencing the bliss of solitude as great thinkers like Emerson and Thoreau have established in their lives.

Aloneness is not loneliness.It is the difference between a state of being and a state of feeling.

Solitude will not emerge on its own.We need to consciously seek its company by making it part of our daily routine because the allure of daily distractions is often difficult to resist.

Mukundarajan V N

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Retired banker living in India. Avid reader and part- time writer. Believe in ethical living and sustainable development.

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