loneliness to Aloneness…

September 17, 2018

Sowmya Gopal
Dec 30, 2018 · 2 min read

Namah Te from Rambodha (Sri Lanka)!

i hope this message finds all my fellow seekers infinitely, incessantly and independently Joyous!

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — the 3rd leading cause of death amongst teenagers is suicide…1 American commits suicide every 12 minutes…from 2000 to 2006 the suicide rate in America grew 1% each year…since 2006 the rate has doubled…

These facts are frightening. These facts are saddening. If you think otherwise, try to visualize someone who feels dying is better than living…

Undoubtedly a contributing factor towards suicide is loneliness. For oneself, for others, let us feel secure with the security provided by our E-Vichara

E-Vichara (September 17, 2018) — — loneliness to Aloneness…

  • Loneliness is a sense of separation, Aloneness is a sense of Oneness — this is a feeling and not a fact for one can be physically without others while mentally secure and one can be physically with others while mentally insecure
  • All beings are created social with connections facilitated by depth and authenticity — foolishly society is encouraging individuals to devolve from being engaged to being busy, forcing us to be shallow and fake
  • The 1st step to grow out of loneliness and in to Aloneness is associate with quality friends — have relationships that are deep and authentic
  • The 2nd step to grow out of loneliness and in to Aloneness is focus on quality work — do what you value and value what you do
  • The 3rd step to grow out of loneliness and in to Aloneness is invest in quality thoughts — begin to enjoy your own company more
  • The 4th step to grow out of loneliness and in to Aloneness is read about Aloneness — read books that are meaningful and subjective


This community platform provides an opportunity for Seekers within Chinmaya Mission to read, reflect, and contemplate, on their journey of Self Development.

Sowmya Gopal

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