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The burning hut

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The man was living with full faith in God. But all days are not same. One day in a terrible sea storm, he lost his direction and way. The ship sank in the sea. When he awoke, he found himself on a lonely island.
The only survivor of a shipwreck washed up on a small, uninhabited island! He prayed feverishly for God to rescue him, and every day he scanned the horizon for help, but none seemed forthcoming.
Exhausted, he eventually managed to build a little hut out of driftwood to protect him from the elements, and to store his few possessions and food.
As days have been passed he was weary. Overtired, he screamed to God to send help to be saved. He said, "It’s too long and hard to survive here. God ! Please evacuate me. I will lose faith if you don’t send a help now!"
But then one day, after scavenging for food, he arrived home to find his little hut in flames, the smoke rolling up to the sky. The worst had happened; everything was lost.
He was stung with grief and anger. "G…

Don't worry; be merry !

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चित्ते प्रसन्ने भुवनं प्रसन्नं
चित्ते विषण्णे भुवनं विषण्णम् ।
अतोऽभिलाषो यदि ते सुखे स्यात्
चित्तप्रसादे प्रथमं यतस्व ॥

मन खुश हो, तो सारा जहां खुश लगता है । मन निराश हो, तो सारा जहां निराश लगता है । अतः यदि आप खुश रहना चाहते है, तो पहले अपने मनको खुश रखने का प्रयास किजीए ।
If mind is happy; world seems to be happy. If mind is gloomy; world seems to be gloomy. So if I am willing to be happy, try to make a mind happy.
We sail in the Infinite ocean of desire :
We are living in an advanced technological age. We have all information at fingertips; but still we are craving. Isn’t it seems to be a tragedy that we have all in hand; nevertheless we are running! Why is it so?
I think yearning is the burning issue of this age. More we try to achieve; more we become distant from merriment. Gaiety and mirth are the real attainment of life. But we ignore it. Ignorance and annoyance from human qualities will lead us nowhere.
Bhartruhari has wonderfully narrated in Vairagya Shataka…
भोगा न भुक्ता वयमेव भु…