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How to Detach

How do you detach yourself from something you truly want to happen and just allowing the universe to take control and to not always think about it. I’ve mediated to find silence but a couple of hours later that thought still comes back.

The way to detach is to simply be. Being in your own stillness means you are not attaching or identifying with anything else. In that state you aren’t wanting or desiring anything, you are just being. This state of stillness is available during moments of meditation. Outside of meditation it is natural to seek and desire the things you want to happen, so don’t try to be detached during your day’s activity. It won’t work and it only creates strain. So wanting things is okay, but don’t let your happiness depend on that outcome. Trust that what is in your highest and best interest is being organized for you in a more comprehensive way than your individual mind can comprehend. So instead of being attached to a particular outcome of your desires, be alert, appreciative and responsive to Nature’s support of your desires in the service of your spiritual growth.


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Thanku for dis beautiful msg. I always wanted to pursue my career bt fate or me being less persuasive don`t want stopped me n today m a home maker some whr d regret of nt being wat I truly wantd to b is thr. Bt reading ur msg gives peace. Thanks
rashi - July 16, 2014
@Timcfarl [isn`t the desire to detach, stil a desire\"] It means to just let go, not judge and just be fascinated at the life created around you. There is no desire before the actual act, it`s simply just deciding to be free, being at the moment without expectation, \"desire\" or with any result in mind.
Hello - July 14, 2014
Thanks for all the help!
Neeraja Chavali - July 14, 2014
Its really helpful to me...
Tapan Panda - July 14, 2014
Like leaving your watch at the repair person not expecting it to be fixed if you take it away with you. I guess.
Valerie Glazer - July 14, 2014
Diana Boughner - July 14, 2014
.... just \'BE\' there ......
Rauf Sheldrake - July 13, 2014
Very useful information as quoted in Geeyha.
UE Warrier Edakkunni - July 13, 2014