Monday, January 31, 2011

The Power of Thought - The Magic of Mind

"Do not under estimate the Power of Thoughts.
Just as water has the power to shift and mold earths landscape,
your thoughts have the power to shift and mold the landscape of your life"
-Chuck Danes
One of my friend and me were travelling by train with lots of talks starting from the usage of mobile by youth to tourist places in Orissa. Somehow we come across on topic of the most powerful thing we have with us- “power of thought”. Just like the power of the sun to light the earth your thought has the power to enlighten your life. Just like the waves of the ocean have the power to take everything into her womb, the thought has the power to take away all impediments of life. Just like the power of the earth among other planets for the survival of living organism, the power of thought can create miracles in our lives. Just like the power of the air that comes in form of cyclones that destroys life, the power of thought can also be destructive. “All that we are is the result of thought” says Buddha.
Many times our wishes get fulfilled when we wish for it and become so happy. Many times it doesn’t. But have we ever given a second thought on it. Just go back to your history and think of particular thing that you wished and it has been fulfilled, does not matter when - early or late. If you do so, you may nod your head to say yes. My friend said that it is the power of thought. First of all I denied saying, if such would have happen then I would have been the happiest person of the world. But slowly and slowly when I analyzed the situations in the past, I could feel that whatever I thought of getting I have got it. It may have come late to me when I may not be in need of that thing, but I have got whatever I wished. I always used to think; as my name means I am the princess of wishes all my wishes get fulfilled. But it’s not that, it’s the power of thought that works out for our wishes to come true. Even though, I have not experimented it, but something in my subconscious mind have stored such incidents where even a small wish of mine have been fulfilled. I always considered it as a spiritual power, the power of divine that acts on our wishes. I was always obliged to the almighty God who has removed all hurdles of life. When my friend said that it the power of our mind that drives some kind of unseen energy, some inner desire that acts as a magnet to fulfill the thing we desired for. Both of us closed our eyes for some minutes and we recalled such incidents, then we shared with each other. Then we thought to experiment it. Some of the things had happened in that journey that were little impossible to happen.  
The best example is the blessings of parents, teachers or elders that they bestow upon us from the core of their heart, the best wishes of friends that help us to move ahead of life without any hurdles. Sometimes the words “long live” from the mouth of elders make us live longer life. Even curses are a power of thought but acting harmfully on us. Personally I feel, we may go high and high with our talent, intelligence, hard work but it’s the blessings of our elders, someone’s best wishes that act as a power to reach the crown. I read lot of articles on it and found many interesting things similar to what both of us discussed. Scientist use the term “quantum physics” for the knowing power of thoughts. It is the power of thought that brought many inventions- the thought of Wright Brothers to see a flying machine in air and give us airplane, the thought of Thomas Alva Edison to see a burning light to give us electric lamp. It is the power of thought that made Savitri to bring back Satyavan from the death. It is the power of thought that creates and that destroys anything and everything we thought of.
It is the quality of our thought, our intentions, our way of looking things or situations and way of looking the different facets of life that frames the quality of our body, our mind and our life. It is truly said that “hell or heaven –thinking makes so”. If we think positive, good things will come to us and if we think negative then harmful incidents will happen in our life. It’s true, even I have realized it. Sometimes when I feel I cannot do something, then my whole work gets spoiled even if I had put all my labour in it. And sometimes even with less diligence, our work goes smooth and we feel happy as previously we have thought of doing that particular activity well.  It is now in our hands what we want to be happy or unhappy, successful or unsuccessful, loved or hated, peace or puzzled. It is rightly said that, “As a man thinketh, so he is. Man is created by thought; what a man thinks upon, that he becomes." Think you are strong; strong you become. Think you are weak; the weak you become. Think you are a fool; fool you become. Think you are God; God you become. A man forms his own character, becoming that which he thinks. If you meditate on courage, you shall work courage into your character. If you think nobly, you shall gradually make for yourself a noble character, but if you think basely, a base character will be formed. Steady persevering thought sets up a definite habit of the mind and that habit manifests itself as a quality in the character. The thread of thought is woven into mental and moral qualities and these qualities in their totality form what we call character. You can build your character as surely as a mason can build a wall, working with and through the law”. It is because what we will think, we will act in that direction and the outcome of each thing that happens to us is what we think of.  So, never think bad for yourself and other, who knows your desire may be so strong that it may happen and have negative influence in your life. There goes a saying “A good thought is thrice blessed. First, it benefits the thinker by improving his mental body. Secondly, it benefits the person about whom it is entertained. Lastly, it benefits all mankind by improving the general mental atmosphere. An evil thought, on the contrary, is thrice cursed. First, it harms the thinker by doing injury to his mental body. Secondly, it harms the person who is its object. Lastly, it harms all mankind by vitiating the whole mental atmosphere”. So we need to learn to shape our thoughts constructively. We can be the creator of our destiny. We can create our reality, our fate lines as per our wishes, as per our mind, as per our thought. As said by James Allen “we are today where our thoughts have brought us and we will be tomorrow where our thoughts will take us”.
Think before you THINK something…
31st January 2011

Saturday, January 15, 2011

A New Year …. A New Hope

A new sun to make a fresh day
A new year to make a beginning today
A new smile for all in our pray
A new hope in our life to play
A new path to move without delay
A new heart where love for all need to stay

The New Year comes with all happiness, hopes, and aspirations. We make plans to go greet our friends, meet our relatives, go picnic, cut cakes, dance, merry making and many more things. We feel more energetic and positive. We all plan to make resolutions which we could not do in the previous year. Some of us make resolutions for growth in career while some make resolutions for personal life happiness. I remember of my school teacher’s word who has once said that- “We are in this beautiful earth. We pray for ourselves every time but forget the mother earth and forget the children of this earth. So in the eve of the New Year, let one of you from heart pray to the almighty divine to enlighten the earth where our sins are forgiven and we never make a sin; where we are away from greed (Lobha), emotional attachment (moha), illusion (maya), desire (kama), (anger) krodha; where we have love for all; where the truth will dwell and where that true happiness will make us contended that we don’t have any more desires”. So, let’s pray to the Lord, the master of the Universe that, in the New Year, to protect the earth from all natural hazards that takes away with it millions of life, to protect us from the terrorism activities that don’t the value the life of people, to protect the earth which has fallen sick by giving us more than we need, to protect us from ourselves that acts as a servant to greed for power and money. I remember the words of Dr. Abdul Kalam’s address and interaction with us in the Electronics & Electrical Communication Engineering Department, in IIT Kharagpur campus on 10 December 2010 that, never complain what others are doing or not doing, always start from you, may be a little step, but that little step is the beginning to leap, that one drop will one day make a ocean, so educate the children those are deprived of education, plant a tree in every year, make rural people aware of the advances in technology and many more such things that you are able to do. He had said that “what worked yesterday, won’t work today”. So let’s rebuild our resolutions and share some time of our life for millions of lives that need us.
Marching Ahead….

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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

The Best Wishes for You

On your birthday
If I could gift the whole world
I could have given you
But my dear my hands are small
So putting my heart before you
I can only give myself
My friendship
As the token of love
Accept it

Dear princess,
Do you know why I call myself princess? And now why I called you princess, it’s because I feel those who are special they are to be treated like princess. Someone said… RELATIONSHIPS ARE SHORT AND SWEET. Someone said… RELATIONSHIPS ARE LONG AND LOVELY. I don’t know what I would have said.  But I can just say that, we had sweet memories in the short duration of time that can be kept longer for the lovely friendship we had between us. Your birthday is a special occasion to say you how special relationship we have and how special friend you are.  And you know you are very unique. Every special person’s birthday is also special to be celebrated specially. You know your birthday is therefore not to be celebrated for few moments, but every hour of your day should remind you that you are special and most loved one. Your love has never been confined. So your presence in this earth should not be confined to your birthday month but every month of the whole year till the next birthday comes. So I thought of giving you 24 wishes through 24 cards in the 24 hours of your birthday and 12 gifts for the 12 month. Have you counted the number of cards and number of gifts? If yes, it’s good. If no, then still good. Just read it one by one in each and every hour from 12am. And after receive it, count it. Missing any number? One?  I have that ONE a special wish and special gift for you to make it to 12 cards and 24 gifts. I have kept it intentionally with me. After reading this and getting your gifts, call me and meet me immediately, I will give that last gift. You may or may not like other gifts I already gave you, but the 12th gift and 24th wish you will surely like…
With tons and tons of love
Your princess of wishes

Monday, January 10, 2011

Cant you know i feel the same as you feel

Cant you hear  my silence
Cant you understand my heart
Cant you see my tears
Cant you see i stop my smile
Cant you know i feel happy with your presence 
Cant you  observe the shyness 
Cant you feel i hide my love for you
Cant you differentiate the secrets
Cant you read my gestures
Cant you know i need your arms 
Cant you see my eyes looking for you 
Cant you know i m so lonely
Cant you feel i waiting for you
Cant you know i feel the same as you feel

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N. M. Leepsa is a young writer, teacher researcher, painter. She was born in 1985 in Bhubaneswar, India’s eastern state of Odisha. Her parents Nabaghan Jena(Father ) and Madhabika Jena(Mother) raised her with utmost care to give her higher education and support her achieve whatever academic credentials. She did her schooling at the Children’s Centre of Integral Education, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. She attended Ramadevi Women’s College (B.Com), Utkal University (M.Com);Ravenshaw University (M.Phil) for her college studies. After this, she was inspired to pursue her PhD from Vinod Gupta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. Completing her studies, she joined as faculty of finance in LMT School of Management, Thapar University, Patiala, Punjab and then worked at School of Management, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Odisha. She is currently pursuing her professional courses at Grand Canyon University, USA. She can be reached at • Email:, • Facebook Page: • Blog:

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