No human can go astray on a spiritual journey because we’re born with that inner light that guides us. Take heed to those desperate questions that rise within you and the sunshine shall show you the trail.
1. What’s the real purpose of existence?
There needs to be more to life then getting up and chasing dreams on this materialistic world. Human life needs to be greater than only a vicious circle of never ending wants and wishes. If we got human type and placed on the highest level of evolution, there needs to be some purpose behind it.
2. What lies beyond the cycle of birth and death?
We come to this world, pass some seventy – eighty years after which die. All this while, we suffer in a single or the opposite type. Is there an finish to such sufferings? Is there something that goes beyond the cycle of birth and death? If we were born ‘humane’ then why there’s a lot suffering on the earth? Is there a way to overcome human sufferings, a way to rise above our own petty selves?
3. Is there an influence, a source of energy that provides birth to all life forms?
People say that God made humans. However truth is that human made religions and totally different Gods for each faith. Generation after generation people go on believing and worshiping that ‘God’ which finds place in temples, mosques, churches or any such place of worship. And so the query of who really made humans, all other life forms, the planets and the universes.
4. Why am I not at peace when I’m on my own?
We now have made our lives so busy that we’re left with no time to be alone. And if a moment like that arrives, we get so restless! Why is it that our mind isn’t at peace? We constantly have to keep it engaged or else it starts taking up us.
5. Is it potential to turn out to be egoless utterly?
Ego is the basis explanation for all evil on the earth. Why is it then that despite knowing it we go on nurturing our egos? We hurt and get hurt. And that goes on our entire life, like a never-ending drama. Is it potential for a human to overcome his ego and let go all that holds him back?
6. Why is it so troublesome to connect with my inner-self?
With hyper-active minds, this can be very troublesome to quiet the mental chatter. Even those that meditate reach the state of calmness after much effort. And equally tough is to maintain that calmness. If reaching a state of silence is so daunting, how is it potential to connect with our true, inner-selves?
7. Is it potential to transcend normal, mundane life?
Even when we awake to the misery of human life, how are we to leave our lifestyles, social relations and ambitions? Despite knowing the impermanence of our conditioned lives, how can we break its monotony?
8. Is it okay to think such deep stirring thoughts?
In life, one might have many friends and people one can trust. However in terms of deep soul-stirring thoughts, we’re often left alone to cope with them. That’s the essence of spirituality and life philosophy. Within the process, many a times, one might reason his own thoughts; whether it’s all right to locate oneself amidst such questions and the thought to pursue them.
9. Why do I feel like a stranger on this world?
Ground-breaking life questions demand a lot of alone time. An individual must go within to understand their essence. As the image of 1’s inner world reveals, the outer world realities begin obscuring. One might find himself disconnected from the outer world, its frenzy, demands and aspirations.
10. Are there others who also feel a necessity for spiritual liberation?
As an individual turns inward, his social circle starts shrinking. One involves understand that the people who share similar thoughts and wavelength are few. Our hearts guide us to those that could be our friends on such odyssey.