Does God truly exist for us humans, animals, birds and plants? Or is God existing in the imagination of human’s Ego, which itself is an illusion created by our Intellect?
Does it help to pray and worship and visit places of prayer and worship regularly?
Is it necessary to follow rituals and ceremonies handed out to us by our parents and their ancestors?
When a person dies, are the rituals and prayers done to bring peace and liberation to the Soul (Atman) of the dead person, or are they meant to bring peace in the Ego’s of the surviving relatives?
Do we need to question our Ego’s conditioning and programming acquired from our parents, teachers, friends, and others who in turn have acquired their conditioning from their parents, teachers and others too? Such conditionings have been going on since time immemorial?
Is there any constructive role our Ego plays? Does our Ego help or hurt us? *
Why should we be worried what our Ego thinks and does or what other Egos think and do, when the reality is that the present moment is a creation of The Totality and not of the Egos? *
Why should our Ego be afraid to do something or to do nothing when it knows that only The Totality determines every present moment situation? * 040717
As our Ego is not capable of correctly predicting the future, why is it afraid of the future? *
Why should we plan our future when we can neither predict it correctly nor we can control it? *
Why do we let our Ego to gnaw and consume away our precious present moments? *
Should we be guided by our Ego and react, jump to conclusions, make impulsive and emotional decisions or should we use our Intellect in the state of ‘Awareness and Acceptance’ most of the time?
When the whole Universe is present in each of our bodies, why do we rely on our micro-micro-microscopic Ego (a minuscule download of knowledge and learning from our parents, teacher, friends, society and the environment) to guide us through our life, reacting to almost everyone and to almost all situations? Why don’t we learn to accept everyone and our situations in the now fully, without any reactions, implying that we trust the Universe fully? And then we coolly act instead of reacting! 161017
Why do we want to succeed every time and are afraid of even a single failure?
Why do we have to believe that everything that happens, happens for our good only? Why do we not accept happenings or situations as they are, regardless of whether they are beneficial to us or not? *
Why do we choose to get lost in the wilderness of our Ego (Illusory Self), when our Awareness can keep us in the peace, comfort and steadiness of our True Self?
Do we need to question and experience our beliefs & superstitions which have been transferred to us by others, including our parents, teachers, friends and society?
Is there such a thing as re-incarnation and previous life’s karmas (activities) that affect our present life?
Is there someone on this planet who can constantly correctly predict the future?Or, is the future really unpredictable and seemingly random?
Do we need to carry the burden of our past for the rest of our lives and waste our present moment reacting to it; a past which cannot be changed as it is dead and gone but is retained in our memory? Does it help in any way to carry this burden, to spend time on it, to discuss it? Or, is it better to forgive and move on?
Can our present and our future be fully as per our Ego’s expectations and desires?
Should we live our life as beggars, begging God for financial success and good health and begging others to give us love & respect? *