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SPIRITUAL THOUGHT #01 —–”DEPRESSION”

December 3rd, 2007

Without enough entertainment, I may have depression — a concern expressed!

Is this true? I may have never known ‘depression’, but have a fear of depression. So, I asked my mind which is full of fear, greed, prejudices, jealousy, desires, etc. about a solution of my problem. The confused mind can’t provide correct direction. When I escaped to entertainment, the problem of ‘fear’ is not solved but temporarily overcome.

The solution of the problem lies in understanding the problem itself, i.e. depression. If I know what depression is, what could cause it then there is a possibility to put an end to it. When, I look in to it, I see the cause could be the unfulfilled desires. The emphasis on ‘greed’ (vs. need) one time will cause unfulfilled desires and then frustration and even depression. The cause of affliction is ‘DESIRES’. Understanding of desires is the solution for my ‘fear of depression’, and not the escaping to entertainment.

 Dilip Parikh /Date: oct ‘07

Comments

  1. December 6th, 2010 | 5:41 am

    Most of the times i visit a blog i get disappointed. On the contrary,I have to say that you have done a good job here.

  2. February 19th, 2011 | 9:12 pm

    Dear Dilipbhai,
    I tried to see your PAININGS & unable to see any.
    I clicked on “ABOUT” & I DONOT see your Profile. The ONLY Post was this one !
    DEPRESSION is a SERIOUS SUBJECT.
    The SOLUTION is NOT SIMPLE !
    There are at times “medical reasons”….if related to say Hormonal Problems..it needs be corrected.
    If due to STRESSES of Life…..meditation Etc can help.
    The DEPRESSION is OFTEN due to our LIFESTYLES Etc….The right SUPPORT & INTERVENTION is the ANSWER !
    DR. CHANDRAVADAN MISTRY (Chandrapukar)
    http://www.chandrapukar.wordpress.com
    Dilipbhai..Hope to see you on Chandrapukar ! I will wait for you !

  3. KIRIT K.PARIKH
    June 7th, 2011 | 10:19 am

    Normally when I have tried to read some write-up on similar topics I have failed to appreciate the contents because of the clumsy language.

    But Dilipbhai has presented his thinking very lucidly and in a short way.
    Congrats!

    What Dr. Chandravan has mentioned in comment 2,can be modified further …

    Presence of Hormones are due to some fine exothermic reactions as per the understandings from Gitaa and Paatanjala Sutraas.

    The latter are initiated in the second step of Pancha-Mahaabhootaas, the Water -Level.
    But the 2nd level receives the required fine Heat Energy
    from the 3rd level the Agni-Level.

    If we talk about ‘Stresses’, some people are able to resist them up to a quite a high level where others may feel Depressed.

    Thus Depression is the result of the inadequate proportion of the Heat generated at the 3rd level of Mahaabhootaas, the Agni[=Fire]level.

    The strength of ‘Mind’ has much to do with the amount of this ‘fine Heat Energy’ generated by our inner system.
    Desires,Anger, Greed. Illusions, Ego and Envy are the six obstructions which consume the Heat Energy generated by our inner system.

    Kirit bhai

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