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David, a Mentor, NLP Life Coach & Corporate Trainer to many. David's DEFINITE MAJOR PURPOSE (DMP) is to make a mindset shift in 1 million minds to stretch that little more in each of us, thereby contributing towards a better world for all of us and generations to come..... The Books, CD's, DVD's & Video's a man/women reads, sees and hears, maketh the person. The People he/she Associates with, grooms that person for Life. David's detailed experience could be found in the following links. http://www:ixlincorporated.com https://www.facebook.com/david.nair.98 https://davidnairblog.wordpress.com/ http://in.linkedin.com/pub/david-nair/21/219/739

Meditation – It’s Power

meditation6A powerful pattern for self-realization, self-development, introspection, self-heal…. the list of takeaway from constant practice of meditation is endless. A lot has been written, spoken, preached and today you are about to receive another article on this subject. You could hit the delete button and move on, or, just stop for a moment and check out another perspective of why there is so much attention directed at this subject called MEDITATION.

My purpose for putting pen to paper on this topic, primarily stems from the cries of participants, mentee, coaches, peers, friends, and relatives on how to better handle certain aspects of their life – personal & professional. It is even more interesting how the unconscious or to some the sub-conscious mind directs through signs for this to happen. Following my training sessions conducted last week, I found there was a need to further address the subject of Meditation. All through the week there were signs – a distress phone call for help -where state change was created through breathing & meditation, a meditation article in a magazine, a Facebook post on meditation, so much so that I thought, let me pen a few words on my perspective of meditation. My first encounter with meditation, my feeling about it then and how over time this changed my thinking and how today, I look at the subject of meditation as a healing process for the mental & physical well-being of a person.

“When the man / women is right inside…… The world will be right…….” a powerful true statement.

I grew up in the 70’s & 80’s where at social gatherings, meditation was spoken off, particularly at student parties, community discussions on campus and elsewhere…. The after mart of Hippie Era. So, if you did not know or speak about it in those environment, you were not “hip”. I would snub and shun away from those communique, primarily because all I related about the subject was, it was practiced by hippie, “drugie”, meditation5long haired groupies, that talked of meditation, pyramids and crystals. They would talk of meditation under a man-made pyramid structure in their lounge. My conclusion… what a bunch of weirdos. Today, on reflection I wondered how closed and narrow minded, my perspective was of these people, more than that, how bigoted I was about the subject of meditation. Little did I know / understand the implications of this practice, what it does and can do for a person.

With time, my whole outlook of the subject had changed, through exposure, education and self-practice of meditation. Today, with a bit more understanding, exposure, learning, experience and practice, I see meditation as the best remedy for many dysfunctional behavior & life pattern changes, that we as human beings can benefit, if we practice meditation regularly.

Mediation as such, is a vast topic. I would not do justice in addressing the topic of meditation in one blog. I will in this blog, just whet your appetite and provide a brief to this subject, with the hope that you get a feel of what it is and what it can do for your holistic well-being. In my future blogs, I will further share my perspective of what it does, how to meditate, why we need to practice it especially in today’s environment, and what are its outcomes.

Interesting enough, today when I share this concept to many, a percent of the audience, still looks at me with skepticism…. In response, rather than argue, defend or justify the benefits out of meditating, my inner self directs me to understand…. “When the student is ready, the teacher will arrive”… just as it happened to me. So we just move on, with the hope that the individual will follow the sizzle, and in time, commence on the practice and enjoy the outcome… of meditation of self-betterment.

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The Base of Meditation

Vedanta Philosophy explains what a mental process meditation is, and goes on to say, concentration (Sanskrit – Dharana) is the base stage of this process. With continuous practice, this concentration becomes effortless and continuous, thereby progressing to the state of meditation (dhyana). The mind is ready to flow continuously to the required objective. The culmination of this process is total absorption (Samadhi). Put basically, this is the journey one would take in the practice of meditation: Concentration / Meditation / Absorption or in Sanskrit, Dharana / Dhyana / Samadhi

Meditation & Concentration

Today meditation to some, is understood as deep concentration (laser beam) on an object. Indirectly what this means, everyone mediates 24/7, as we concentrate a lot daily on almost everything, from survival to success in life. It’s through the power of concentration that we activate our five physical sense, visual, auditory, kinestitic, olfactory and gastro (VAKOG). Though concentration the mind acquires the quality of lens to absorb the knowledge on the subject. Meditation is the gateway of learning for the outer and inner world of our self.

Meditation & Reflective Reasoning

Reasoning is when a person achieves a clear logical understanding of things / issues etc. Meditation is a perception of that. Reasoning stems from the head, while mediation is heart driven, the home of our spirit.

Meditation & Contemplation

During the process of Contemplation many spend time reflecting, some take it to the stage of reflection through to the supreme being within oneself their spirit (or God for many). Meditation is more than contemplation, it’s the flow of the mind towards it. Akin this to a bee, buzzing around a flower waiting to rest on the flower and sip the nectar. The state of meditation is when the bee is rested on the flower and tasting the sweet nectar.

Meditation & Prayer

There is a distinction between prayer and meditation. Prayer is directed to a personal divine spirit. Meditation begins with effort, but ends with the absorption into the spirit within oneself … images concepts, techniques, patterns are all stepping stones in this journey. Best reflection of this is… we PRAYER (communicate) to God, and while we are in MEDITATION we listen to the soundless spirit (God) within us, which brings us in union with that spirit.

In my future blogs, I will cover the following aspects of mediation:

Meditation a technique to gain mastery over the mind, by cultivating a single thought.
Meditation is a natural necessity for the soul, and to provide the mind with rest and rejuvenation
Meditation, like music with relevant pauses extenuates the sound of the music….
Meditation awakens the dormant power of the mind

To provide a scientific understanding of meditation, and if done properly what are its outcomes and healing powers to man, I refer you to the video link below titles, the scientific power of meditation.

 
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Posted by on August 25, 2015 in Meditation

 

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Happy Independence Day – India 2015

On 14th February 2014, the Indian Supreme Court recognized transgender people as a third gender, with equal opportunity within India. The transgender community’s acknowledgement of this significant move, by their singing the Indian National Anthem Jana–Gana–Mana. (Explanation for foreign viewers to appreciate and understand)

Gandhi satyagrahaTo the rest of India, HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY. 59 years ago the Gandhi movement liberated this nation from British rule.

As one of the major economies for the last few centuries prior to British rule, India as a nation was raped and brought to its knees as a poverty stricken third world country during the British rule.

Its it wisdom, mother land England felt it in order to rob India of its resources and when Independence was granted there was little left of it to make a full meal off. Most if not all of its resources was redistributed through Britain to other parts of the world.

From that black hole of Calcutta (East India Company – the British trading house), a new nation was born…. through the girt and tenacity of  our parents, who lived on porridge as staple meal, to ensure their investment – their child was educated. Today that child is the birth of a newgandhi peace (1) nation – THE NEW INDIA…. They have and are conquering the world through their skill, expertise and knowledge… A passive Movement, the sleeping giant is just awakening…… The Pepsi, the Microsoft, the Googles of the world have recognized this, and many more in the not too distant future will.

Jai Hind

(Hindi salutation referring to patriotism towards India “Hail India”

http://www.storypick.com/hijras-singing/

 
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Posted by on August 14, 2015 in General

 

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The Ocean’s Cry……

A world power pack team, collaborated together in forming an organization called “Conservation International.”

ocean bedTheir focus is on a wide range of topics related to ecosystems, biodiversity, and human well-being, all around the world, with the intent of creating social awareness of what we as humans do without any rhyme or reason to this planet.

Friends it has gone for ages, where we unknowingly have tortured and raped this world, and still continue to do so without any remorse. This would have been forgivable a few century’s ago, and we would have brushed it off, by saying we did not know.

Today, friends in this world of technology, that is just but a lame excuse. We are more educated, more aware, more conscious, more, more, more, but what do we do…. Still torture & rape this planet.

Take heed friends…. here is their first message…..Ocean bed starfish
The voice of the Ocean……Our life Savior, our feed, our everything, is sharing its feeling, its cry, its pain, …its dying anguish through this video.…..

http://www.collective-evolution.com/2015/07/05/listen-bone-chilling-narration-by-harrison-ford-speaking-as-the-ocean/

 
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Posted by on August 14, 2015 in General

 

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Visionarians are Priceless, Administrators are Cheap to Keep.

“Visionarians are Priceless, Administrators are Cheap to Keep” …..
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Dr Abdul Kalam, a visionarian, left a legacy of can do mindset, in achieving Dreams, whilst keeping our two feet to the ground. It is up to each of us to carry that flame, and not just strive towards being that super power, instead, be that Role Model of a nation, that other countries could look towards and aspire to be……

Thank You Dr Abdul Kalam for being that person that lit the torch and carried it, whilst we were in darkness. Though your inspiration, Indians as we are, will continue in that journey keeping that torch aflame for our Nation.

Dr Abdul Kalam, please do keep a mindful watch over us, and through universal signs, guide us through to that destination…..
Abdul Kalam1a

God Bless

 
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Posted by on July 29, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

Genocide of Rohingya

Genocide – a treat to the Rohingya race, a minority group within the Burmese community …. Rejected from all its neighboring countries, in an unseemly regional Ariel Ping Pong game. Burma Refugee

Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of the Burmese opposition is SILENT on this matter.

Other Regional governments of Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Thailand. Malaysia have commented publicly they should not carry the burden of housing the Rohingya on their own.is not theirs to shoulder alone.

As commented by the Malaysian Deputy Home Minister Wan Junaidi Jaafar, “We cannot welcome them here,” when asked why by CNN his response was simple to the point “If we continue to welcome them, then hundreds of thousands will come from [Burma] and Bangladesh.”

Malaysia, a second tier, young, third world country – thirty year old….. Still needs to understand the basic human element of compassion, treatment of others with dignity…. I suppose if one does not have these traits (and their own bank account for these traits are empty) one would find it had to provide or even display it…. Its is bascis such as these that consolidates and strengthens a nation…. Unfortunately, only a few understand such concept. That is what puts first tier countries like US, Australia, some of the north European nations apart in its approach to treatment of its citizens and the eye to care for the displaced….

Burma Refugee Plight-of-the-Rohingya-People-Image-4A truly worthwhile understanding for the up and coming youth leaders to catch on to for the scale up of their developing nations…..
When one looks at it from the basic plight (need) of an individual, the lotus will bloom…Lots of learning for many…. On both sides of the court….. Those who house the refugees, and those who reject the refugees.

 

God Bless. David Nair

 
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Posted by on May 20, 2015 in General

 

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End of an Era for Singapore…..

We, today mark the end of an era for Singapore, as Mr Lee Kuan Yew (commonly referred to as LKY) who passed away on the 23rd March 2015 is laid to rest…. Points to ponder on the mark of a great Statesmen….51DWYZY76QL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_ LKY

This is what he had to say in a recent interview…….

“I have no regrets. I have spent my life, so much of it, building up this country. There’s nothing more that I need to do. At the end of the day, what have I got? A Successful Singapore. What have I given up? MY LIFE.”

Two key views on Leadership that LKY always drove and lived by……..

  1. “I’m very determined. If I decide what something is worth doing, then I’ll put my heart and soul to it. The whole ground can be against me, but if I know it is right, I’ll do it. That’s the business of a leader.”
  2. “The task of the leaders must be to provide or create for them a strong framework within which they can learn, work hard, be productive and be rewarded accordingly. And this is not easy to achieve.”

LKY – views on Life…….

  1. “Life is not just eating, drinking, television and cinema…The human mind must be creative, must be self-generating; it cannot depend on just gadgets to amuse itself.”

Have a fruitful Life…… Cheers David Nair

 
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Posted by on March 29, 2015 in General

 

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Traditional notion of God – outdated?

My Oh my, as a flow on from my Blog article of yesterday….. “The Divine Within”

I just got to read this message from Pope Francis…. Totally lifts the lid for Christians who had a mixed feeling

As so rightly put by Pope Francis…. “The traditional nation of God is outdated” ….

Goodness – in the treatment of Self, a fellow human, another living species, pope Francis on GodNature…. Etc… etc. are all, to put it very simplistically, acts of godliness.

Basically it’s the values that unfold within a person that puts him on one end of the continuum or the other towards being spiritually fulfilled.

These core values do not happen overnight nor are they knighted upon an individual because of a label they have acquired either at birth or through time.

Instead it is osmosisized from the environment, parents, family, friends, people associated with and the list is endless…. These values are nurtured and over time become the fundamentals on which that person lives by and impacts others…

 
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Posted by on December 16, 2014 in General

 

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The Divine within…….

Many miss a fundamental cardinal law and not realize all that we need is within us.. “God within”..

Temples, Churches & Mosques are man-made label..to help man identify through symbols, the energy force labelled God, which is within each of us..

When we acquire clarity and understand the process to knock within, we become congruent with the universe and are able to experience the connect with that energy, GOD …. we fall into that state of Bliss…

Search first to clear that channel to reach within us, thereby creating that sustenance required to reach out to others….

Its unfortunate our current formal education is void of such exposure…..

Ever imagined what the world would be like, when we truly understand the god within each of us…what would our treatment of 10850316_10152924174727264_8146995470112476936_nothers be like? How would we talk to them? How will we diffuse anger? How would we be empathic? How would be reach out to the displaced? The list of other Why’s, similarly the lists of what? when and so forth….

It’s not hard at least as we approach the close of 2014, for us to just see how better can we manage this god within each of us, as so succinctly portrayed by Rumi……

 

 
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Posted by on December 15, 2014 in General

 

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Power of the Unconscious Mind

I had a mentor who kept drilling into me, to make the unconscious mind our “best ally.” Initially I scoffed at the idea and thought that mentor had lost it, and with age, was out of this planet. Little did I realize how naive I was, to the power of the unconscious….Unconscious

Over time and repeated guidance… its full power had unfolded…. So much so that I have experienced in many cases, by communicating to the unconscious and when there is total congruency between our states within yourself and the universe, the law manifests itself into being….. Wow to some… yes Wow.

Carl Jung, put it so succinctly , until you make your unconscious, conscious, the conscious will always direct your Life and you will call it FATE…..

I love to share a very simple experience on the above. This happened at 11 am this morning….
As many who have been interacting with me would know that the last 6 weeks since my arrival back into India was packed back to back with sessions, in particular the weekends ….. This coming weekend was the only weekend that I had unbooked.

Unbeknown I got a call from a past senior manager who I had coached some three years ago. Before he commenced the conversation he mentioned it was a con call with a CFO from an IT company in Mumbai. He introduced and following the pleasantries, the CFO indicated his need for specific interventions with his senior executive team….

He proceeded to say they had a fabulous year in revenue and as reward to the team the company is taking the group to Pataya, Thailand. They felt, it would have be of extreme value, if they could spice it with, some self- developmental work.

We proceed to discuss the developmental work, and within 30 minutes of my outlining a brief for intervention, he concurred and accepted that idea for the development of his senior core executives.

Hmmm, so the weekend is now booked… in Pataya Thailand… some work, some sighting seeing some water sport (as Pataya is renowned for it) and back into India, mainstream work on Monday….

To the many they might refer to this as LUCK, but to a few, they know and call it, “Labor under correct knowledge”, or put it bluntly “you make your luck”.

Numerous lessons learnt. Keep ploughing… digging and the harvest will come to fruit elsewhere. Never get bogged down with “the crabs” who like to pull others down to their levels. Never get disheartened, when, an associate from Singapore who rightly pointed out in our discussion yesterday, he had trained his staff and many competitors have head hunted them, or that some of those past staff had taken his clients away from him. As I pointed to this associate, that is normal business, but never to anchor and burden oneself with that baggage, just move on and let the Law of the universe work with you not against you…. That in itself had come home to roost in my case today.

It is interesting, I can now tick another from the list of things that I wanted to be able to have done…. Fly in and Fly out into countries on weekends for programs…. One that was on that list for over 4 years.
Friends, the power in believing in oneself, and setting the sail right for whatever you want, keeping one’s head down, bum up and just beaver at the task on hand…..

Creating SMALL SHIFTS, to GENERATE BIG GAINS.
Have fun doing it.

 
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Posted by on November 27, 2014 in Thoughts

 

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Energy Flow within oneself for mainfestation

“The flow of energy in the least resistant path, is what manifests matter from thought” as succinctly expressed “Matter is the manifestation of Thought” –Buddha

For most, this flow is torrid, caused due to the past experiences in life, their learning’s and exposure……

Many carry this baggage through life, not knowing that they are doing so, thus journey with that burdensome life, others no so and yet again for others a good smooth journey. This is cemented due to the mix of great, good, fair and bad experiences and learning’s.

The flow path for this energy within oneself in all situation finds different levels of resistance as it journeys through us. For some it is blocked, therefore it’s no wonder, why life too is not giving them what they deserve. For other the flow is free and thus the manifestation is readily achieved. That is why many teachers, gurus, scholars “when you are ready you will receive what you ask. Put it simply you will achieve your goal. It is unfortunate, life can only give back what they truly are, in mind, body and spirit……

The reason to cleanse internally, heal oneself of these torrid hurdles, is to allow that flow of energy to take place with the least resistance. This is identical to Ohm’s theory….. The least resistance put in a wire, the more current will flow through it and light up the area. The higher the resistance the less the current flowing through it, and light up the area accordingly.

“Energy is the bridge that connects the elements of Matter & Thought for manifestation” …… David nair

Energy Flow

 
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Posted by on November 23, 2014 in Thoughts

 

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