The beauty of being alone…

Being lonely in the crowd, that’s the feeling of many people. Being a stranger in one’s body, that’s the experience of countless people. As reported by statistics in many countries, loneliness has steal many lives. At the same time also produce many conflicts both outside and inside. For that reason, without finding beautiy in aloneness, this cycle of time can be very challenging. The beautiful news, there are many paths to find beauty in aloneness. First of all, learn to redefine experiences. While suffering souls are being defined by the experiences – bad experiences make bad life, the blooming souls keep learning to be skillful life gardeners. Those dark past are like organic wastes, it can be transformed into beautiful flowers of life like happiness and peace.

Secondly, learn to be intelligence in raising the questions. In the time of failure for example, the question is not what is my faults? The question is what kind of lessons that I can learn. Thirdy, since friends outside are only mirror of true friend inside, develop inner friend. Forgiving and learning from the past, accepting yourself as you are, finding happiness in following your unique calling are some of the steps. Above all, learn the symphony of life. As we all know, in all ages life both outside and inside are always colorful. As colorful as rainbow. And you’ll find beautiful home in aloneness, when you can be the dirigent of symphony. Differences are not here to steal happiness and peace, but to water it. To inspire fellow spiritual seekers to find the deeper meaning of being alone, now let’s use the following nutrition to enrich your journey.

A sanctuary for personal growth & peace…

Being alone often conjures images of loneliness or isolation, yet solitude holds a unique and profound beauty. In a world bustling with constant connectivity and noise, time spent alone can be a sanctuary for personal growth, self-discovery, and inner peace.

The beauty of being alone lies in the opportunity for introspection. Solitude provides a quiet space to reflect on one’s thoughts, emotions, and experiences without external influences. This reflective time can lead to greater self-awareness, helping individuals understand their true desires, strengths, and weaknesses. It fosters a deeper connection with oneself, which is crucial for personal development.

Rejuvenating the body, mind & spirit…

Creativity also flourishes in solitude. Many great artists, writers, and thinkers have sought isolation to nurture their creativity and produce their best work. The absence of distractions allows the mind to wander freely, explore new ideas, and engage in uninterrupted contemplation. This creative solitude can result in profound insights and innovative solutions.

Furthermore, being alone can rejuvenate the body, mind & spirit. In our fast-paced lives, solitude acts as a necessary respite from the demands of social interactions and responsibilities. It offers a chance to recharge, reduce stress, and find balance. Activities like reading, meditating, or walking in nature become more meaningful and restorative when experienced alone.

The mother of independence & self-reliance…

Solitude also cultivates independence and self-reliance. It encourages individuals to rely on their own resources, make decisions without external validation, and develop confidence in their abilities. This self-sufficiency can enhance one’s sense of autonomy and empowerment.

Never forget, in this age the only one who can take good care of yourself 24 hours a day without any holiday is only yourself. And the best way to do that, stop becoming enemy of yourself by judging, comparing and cririsizing yourself. Learn to be the best friend of yourself. Everytime you go to the mirror, whisper this mantra to the person in the mirror: “I love you just the way you are”. At the same time, guide yourself with the following messages. Happiness is simple when mind simple. Beautiful life is waking up in the mornng and finding heart is full of gratitude. Success is go to bed every night accomponied by peace of mind.

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About the author

H.H. Guruji Gede Prama

Gede Prama started his spiritual journey through a dialogue with his symbolic Guru in a village at the north of Bali. The journey is then being enriched with his experiences of studying abroad, his meetings with the world greatest spiritual Gurus: His Holiness Dalai Lama, The Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh, as well as Professor Karen Armstrong; and also being deepened by his intense meditation practices.

Despite the fact that he was once a CEO of a large corporation with thousand of employees, and was traveling abroad frequently for the purpose of teaching, yet, being deeply moved by the Bali bombing incident in 2002, he then decided to leave everything and went back to his home island.
He has never leave Bali for the past few years. In fact, he rarely leaves the silence of the forest where he lives, except for the purpose of teaching at the sacred sites within Bali.

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