The Art of Personality
Man does not like to stagnate,
he always likes to develop into something better. There are some ways to
achieve this metamorphosis in one's personality. If one were to understand
these basic rules, one can develop him into anything he aspires for.
The first step to this is
planning. Make a clear plan of what you want to be and how you want to go
about achieving it. A plan should be clear, focused and practical.
Then put your plan into
Here you would find it strange
why you first plan and they’re after image. You might have noticed that people
sometimes come with solutions to grave problems in deep sleep. It so happens
that they have gone through the same situation over and over again in their
imagination, to reach the stage when the subconscious minds itself comes up
with the solutions. To bring any planning into reality it has to be propelled
by the energy of imagination.
Sound planning and imagination
coupled with determination and perseverance can turn any dream into reality.
There are some people who get
an intimation of their diseases or even death much in advance. The reason is
that whatever is to take place in the material plane first manifests itself in
the immaterial plane and whatever we see and feel by our five senses is
incomparably small to what we can see or feel by our inner conscience. Today,
modern science has created devices by which we can get to know of diseases
much before they manifest themselves in the human body.
Live and livelihood is two
sides of the same coin. Today's education has become completely job-oriented
and hence man advances in his field of work, but it is at the cost of his
mental peace. This leads to a divided personality.
How could a man look if his one
arm was longer than the other was? Intellectual and science of living (Jeevan
Vigyan ) should go hand in hand or else an imbalanced personality would
There are five steps to fuller
life and complete personality.
Whilst, the first three are
vital to a good life , the last two are vital to earning a good living . It is
true that the external appearances of a person can make its personality.
However the proper functioning of the nervous and the glands are even more
important in the development of a complete personality. Enough the proper
functioning of the thyroid glands are very important to personality
development. A person whose thyroid glands produce less than sufficient
thyroxin will become easily irritable his capacity to memorize decreases and
so does his capacity to make decisions. If on the other hand thyroxin is
produced in greater quantity then anxiety and anger will become more
Henceforth any of these above
mentioned problems can be a sign that the thyroid glands are not absolutely
and habits is usually the effect of the nervous systems. If a person or a
child becomes violent for trivial matters then it could be suspected that the
sympathetic nervous system is not functioning well.
Praksha Dhyana is a method to
balance the thyroid glands and the nervous systems. Tejas Kendra (naval region
) is the place where prana energy is generated .
If one is made to mediate upon
this region then fear can be get rid of .,
1. Dirgha - Svasa Prakash
techniques - Perception of slow and deep breathing
2. Samvarti Svasa Prakash
i.e. perception of breathing method in which breath is to be inhaled with
the left nostril and then exhaled with the right nostril and then again
inhaled with the left. The process is then continued for 5-10 minutes.
3. By creating awareness for
our Svasa (Breath ) we can balance our nervous system. Perfection in
thoughts is an absolute foolproof method to personality development.
Determination and willpower
alone can make an ordinary person a giant personality. Purity of thoughts are
factors that can increase willpower and determination. If the will power has
to be increased, then it is essential to be away from feelings such as
jealousy, false allegations, small talks etc .
Today a misconception has come
up in today's world that intellectual and mental development are considered
one and the same. Both these are separate facts as intelligence and mind are
not one and the same thing. Thinking is not in itself a very big art, instead
this is a natural activity of
the brain . The main source of
energy is the development of willpower .
An important milestone of
personality development is purification of emotions. For purification of
emotion Darshan Kendra ( the region between the brows) and Jyoti Kendra (
centre of the forehead ) should be mediated upon .
It cannot be said that
practicing mediations will bring immediate results or miraculous changes in
one personality. Curing even a common physical ailment can take a long time
and we are aiming to cure a mental disease. From time to time one should
perform self-assessment and see how much progress been made in personality
If a man changes his profession
too often, it is because he lacks concentration . The true reason for the
economic success of Japan is its concept of concentration. They first study
their subject in mind thoroughly then they acquire a complete training in the
same; only then do they go into production, wherein they improve constantly
upon methods leading to a greater yield of production. Indeed they have used
the secret of mediation in the field of their work. Their quest is how to
increase their efficient and yield greater output. The answer to this they
found is concentrated thing i.e. mediations.
Focusing coupled with
determination is the prime requisite to turn our planning into reality. The
personality that will be akin to a gold crown studded with jewels.
From the works of Acharaya
Compiled and presented by Mrs.