Those of you who are connected with me on Facebook, may have seen this image before.


This is my October theme, from a calendar, on my otherwise barren desk, that is based on verses from the Bhagwad Gita. The text that you cannot read in this photograph, reads, “A lotus leaf is born in water. It lives and dies there. Yet its greasy surface detaches it from water. Similarly a man should relate dispassionately with the world by insulating himself with higher knowledge.”




5 thoughts on “Detachment

  1. profound..

    for a second i thought the last line should rather be insulate “from” higher knowledge, associating the latter with complexity..but then real pinnacles of wisdom are simplicity personified..


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