The Art of letting Go

vo jo khwab sa kya kahein ki jaane den,ye jo hai kamse kam ye rahe ke jaane den…’

Well …all the experiences, people, situations, patients that i come across on daily hourly minutely basis ,make me feel like life is screaming at me telling me, there is just one thing that can be done…letting it go.

Generations of conditioning have made us into working machines,one after the other we chase goals,targets ,missions, running from here to there,always on the go,always in some race,till we keep achieving what all we desire ,we feel high and happy,as soon as something doesn’t work out the way we wanted,we get lost in disdain…And all that chase has helped us reach where we are today, hasn’t it?I being a medical student ,have gone through the drill,always and forever studying for exams, chasing ranks and marks .On the contrary all exams made us realise it doesn’t really matter if you study or not ,how many hours you put or how much course you cover,in the end ,it all happens as it had to,not disregarding the efforts what are put in,but do we really need to get so stressed out about these things?



Aadatan toh sochenge ,hota yun toh kya hota
magar jaane de…


After you reach a level,you realise these are all skills for achivement,and we have never learnt how to be peaceful, nobody has ever taught us peace skills…that this habit of holding on to things ,which donot serve our purpose anymore isn’t helping us grow.

Therefore when that girl we liked doesn’t reciprocate our feelings…
therefore that exam which we arent able to crack…
therefore that job that we aren’t able to grab
pains ,pains so much that we forget what we have in hand ,what our present is .
therefore we have breakdowns post failure in love,work,life and we long,our whole lives go vain in longing .
We’ve all had to let go of things at some point or another. Whether it be a pet, friend, love, or simply ideas and ideologies,ideas of a perfect relationship,perfect body,perfect relationship,perfect life,when we don’t even know what perfect is!!what might be perfect for me ,will not be perfect for you,so anything which has more than one version,cannot be true right? why waste time and energy on something that isnt true then . We are constantly ending chapters in order to start new chapters.Until we end what doesn’t serve our purpose any more,how will we have new beginnings??

It is like getting on a train, holding on to your luggage carrying the baggage even after you have gone a distance, you dont realise you are carrying it ,until someone points out,dude drop it,keep it down, you have boarded the train already,isnt it unburdening like that? letting go is beautiful,makes you feel so lite and free flowing,it is time we just let go of things and enjoy whatever life throws at us , days and nights become fascinating instead of stressing out.

There will be times when we have to part with the most precious things close to our hearts, but when we have no other choice we just have to simply let go…

When we look around us,look at nature do we find trees whining for shedding leaves?


Poisons we love

How many of us are comfortable being by themselves?

How many of us indulge into stuff ,just for the joy of it and not out of a need of completion, of filling up some void?To feel a little better,to feel a little less empty,to feel a little less unsatisfied?How many of us are comfortable by just being! I am not…

one knows the difference ,only after feeling content and doing things not out some need ,just for the joy of it.

Not disregarding and claiming,that any of it is wrong, let us see though, take a small pause and just see ,anything, be it indulging into substances or relationships or anything as noble as charity, might satisfy one for a little while ,but the dissatisfaction doesn’t go away ,until one day out of grace ,it all doesn’t affect ,you just enjoy whatever comes your way, there is a sense of awe. What next? So none of it is poison as such,none of it an elixir either, all of it is the same,just different flavours, different sequences…

So what makes it a poison, attachment to it,dependence in terms of Psychiatry,indulgence where it takes precedence over everything else…


In the name of love

in the name of the most compassionate ,most merciful,

in the name of God,

in gratitude ,in blame,

beyond words ,beyond sensations ,beyond feelings ,beyond separation ,I AM

there are two ‘I’s ,one that perceives, one that is not ‘there’ to be perceived ,

On looking no one is found ,it is dark ,slow empty and numb ,words fall short for the vastness it shows,

I forget , I stumble ,I chase ,I wonder, ultimately it gets heavy ,and all of it I surrender.

I contemplate ,I stay in fervor ,I struggle ,I look and I surrender.

In the name of the most merciful, the most compassionate, in the name of I , I surrender…

giving up control, letting go , I flow ….