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Frequently Asked Questions of Life
« on: January 12, 2009, 10:54:07 AM »
I.S. Madugula, a scholar and thinker, who lives in Calfornia writes
in Moutain Path April-June 2008, on ten frequently asked questions
of life.

1. How do I cope with work?

You have no problem coping with your job, if you don't keep thinking
while you are working that you are not able to cope with your work.
Bhagavan famously said that if you don't think and feel that you are
the one who is working (and therefore coping), you will be fine
and the work will get done. The long and short of it: Just do whatever
you have to do for your job, without emotional or psychological
involvement in it. Tasks get completed and you just move on to the
next job with total indifference to the one just completed.  You are
neither elated that the job is finished nor depressed that it has been
a lot of trouble.   Here, the point to be noted is, that your composure
must remain steady before and after the action or the event. Then
the problem of 'coping' does not arise, even though the job has been
completed.

(Source: FAQs of Life. I. S. Madugula. Mountain Path, Jan-Apr 2008)

Arunachala Siva.