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Maximum of Accomplishment


  • At some point in their lives, men level off. Beyond that they watch with interest the lives of dynamic people for their own inner satisfaction.
  • Such a levelling off comes after middle age generally. Others find it early in life even before they start. A substantial percentage of people never begin.
  • Human life generally can be divided into the dull physical, the active social and the dynamic personal lives. All these three divisions do not cross the mental life of Number 3. Beyond lies the greatness of the great.
  • If we consider only those who want to accomplish, one hundred out of one hundred will conceive horizontal expansion as accomplishment. This is called growth in our theory. Not one in a hundred or a thousand, but only the rare one seeks development, which means that within the existing social life he seeks success at a higher level. The exceptions are not to be described as a percentage or even one in 100,000. Suppose it is one in 10,000, there should be four people in Pondicherry. The fact is that there are not even four people in the whole of Tamil Nadu which has fifty million people.
  • Mother's energy helps people to raise their maximum accomplishment when they have exhausted their present maximum potential.
  • For the one who has exhausted his maximum potential, and still desires for more accomplishment, it would mean that he has social aspiration.
  • Social aspiration rearing its head as desire is disqualified to achieve its goal, as desire is directed inside towards selfishness.
  • Social aspiration should relate to the aspirations of the society; and for it to become real it must release energy of action from inside.
  • Higher than social aspiration is psychological aspiration. Should this aspiration release the energy required to accomplish itself, then it is real and will achieve its goal when directed and organised by the appropriate skills.
  • To turn to its practice, a man who desires to raise his accomplishment to the maximum should have

- exhausted his present potentials, and

- find excess energy releasing from inside.

  • Can this energy be released? Is there a limit for it?
  • Let us think of persons who have come to a higher ideal and are not mere dead fillers of the organisation. If they are dynamic, they resort to values inimical to the ideal. If they are not negative we find than imagining or espousing a social ideal of theirs in the name of the new ideal they have accepted. Or they become passive members of the community. Some have mental inclination. If they want to release the energy that would raise their maximum accomplishment of the idea they have espoused, they must reexamine their mind and see they really are after the ideal of their Faith.
  • If that is so, it will release energy. If not, espousing it now will release that excess energy needed.
  • All failures fail here.
  • Suppose a man finds himself a failure and he now wants to be a success. What should he do?
  • He must first of all want not to be a failure.
  • There must be a seeking for success.
  • These two belong to the domain of the Individual.
  • In yogic knowledge, this is called consciousness or Self-awareness.
  • In the language of the Seven Ignorances, it would mean he seeks to shed his constitutional Ignorance.
  • We can say his emotions should endorse his ideas.
  • It is a downward progress.
  • It is accompanied by an upward progress of Silence.
  • One whose emotions try to comprehend his ideal in Silence will generate the aspiration for the energy that will raise the maximum of his accomplishment.

story | by Dr. Radut