Like a good little perfectionist I’ve been holding off on posting about Law 7 – the Law of Dharma or Purpose in Life – in Deekpak Chopra’s Seven Spiritual Laws of Success. Why? Well, I wanted to have it all together in my head, to have figured it all out before I started. Let me state for the record that I’m still a very long way from ‘having it all together’ and understanding the breadth and depth of this most inspiring yet intimidating of spiritual laws. But while I was procrastinating on this post three things happened that moved me closer to getting the dynamics of Dharma and my own purpose in life than any amount of desk research could ever do.
I’m told by Kamlesh that Ganesha is Wednesday’s Hindu God. Ganesha, the elephant God, is chiefly known as ‘the remover of obstacles’ and Wednesday is also Law of Least Effort day in Deepak Chopra’s Seven Spiritual Laws of Success. It seems like every day on this trip could have been Wednesday – we saw what we needed to see, got to fit in some art, been given wonderful gifts, all with a minimum of effort. As we head back to Delhi on the last day of our tour we’re still laughing and enjoying this unique experience, unhindered by the fact our food kitty is just about dry!Continue Reading
I love Fridays, and not because it’s the last day of the work week for most of us. As any working parent knows weekends and days off merely signal a change of tasklist! No – I like Fridays because it’s Law of Detachment day in Deepak Chopra’s, The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success the day on which I was first introduced to the strangely comforting concept of the ‘wisdom of uncertainty’.Continue Reading