If you want to write a really good autobiography, you must get to the bottom of things. He is being recognized as a compeer of Krishna, Buddha and Christ. He then discovers himself as the cosmic friend and cosmic benefactor because he constantly lives in the spirit of the Upanishadic thought: It elevates the individual more than a hundred malas of Japa sitting in a cosy corner without the pinchings of hunger.
The more you write, the better you become. Not that I think the work would have no other merit and use in the world--far from it; but the first is of such vast importance that I know nothing that equal it.
I ascended them step by step the hard way; but at every stage I experienced God coming into my life and lifting me easily to the next stage.
Why did you do that? For instance, the Biographies of living persons noticeboard may offer a forum for impartial contributors to help resolve differences. But these, sir, are small reasons, in my opinion, compared with the chance which your life will give for the forming of future great men; and in conjunction with your Art of Virtue which you design to publish of improving the features of private character, and consequently of aiding all happiness, both public and domestic.
Why is writing important in life? To work with this knowledge is Karma Yoga. Motive of the Autobiography Sometimes a doubt arises in me as to whether a saint should write an autobiography at all. I was deeply convinced that there must be a place—a sweet home of pristine glory, purity and divine splendour—where absolute security, perfect peace and happiness can be enjoyed eternally.
Here is an idea how to do it: If this correspondent had known the nature of your reputation as well as I do, he would have said: To live in God, to melt in God, and to dissolve in God, is my creed. It may be pardonable for a worldly man to speak about himself in such a way as to obtain the good opinion of others.
Having a strong voice means you can leave impressions. Many are the pitfalls, but those who plod on steadily are sure to reach the goal of life, which is universality of being, knowledge and joy.
How very valuable this step was I could realise soon after this, for I was to enter the medical profession and serve all, and the persistence of caste distinctions would have made that service a mockery.
And considering the eagerness with which such information is sought by them, and the extent of your reputation, I do not know of a more efficacious advertisement than your biography would give. One can from such passages of the author understand the nature of the severe austerity that he must have undergone.
If you create an autobiography, you must have no promotional intent and must be willing to accept it being neutralized if it is not neutral, or even deleted if it comes to that.
The fact is that Swami Sivananda is a very practical person.Burlington, VT () Contact UVM © Facebook; Twitter; You Tube; Flickr; Instagram; Linkedin; Snapchat. Have you ever read an autobiography? Benjamin Franklin’s autobiography, for example, is an exceptionally powerful one.“DEAR SON: I have ever had pleasure in obtaining any little anecdotes of my ancestors.”.
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. Complete text. Letter from Mr. Abel James, with Notes of My Life (Received In Paris) "My Dear And Honored Friend: I have often been desirous of writing to thee, but could not be reconciled to the thought that the letter might fall into the hands of the British, lest some printer or busybody should publish.
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When writing an autobiography, you focus on five major parts of your life: How life began, what life means to you, your life experience and where you are in life, what your outlook and future is on life and finally your life conclusions. Publishers’ Note.
A saint’s life is the ideal for all to emulate, a pattern for everyone who would make his own life sublime. It is an open book .Download