All In The Mind

Poem By Janaki Nilmini

Often our perceptions
Of people, concepts and world
Are adulterated or skewed
So we see things
In our own way.
Perhaps our beliefs and values
Our own upbringing
Or Wishful thinking,
Cultural and religious assumptions,
Associative stereotypes
Emotional and intellectual prejudices
Subjective, and abstract biases
Cloud our way of thinking


Observing silence to reflect and evaluate
Our own minds, and who we are,
Systemic training of mind
Can remove these barriers
Enabling us to see the realities
Of materials and concepts,
And the impermanence of things.
Well trained mind
Eliminate ignorance and delusion
That darkens our mind.

Comments about All In The Mind

Observing silence to reflect and evaluate Our own minds, and who we are, Systemic training of mind Can remove these barriers Enabling us to see the realities Of materials and concepts, .. you are becoming a spiritual philosopher in this poem. you are a promising poetess. please write more.and more and present it to us. thanku. tony
Systemic training of mind can remove barrier is true. Learning from perceptions is wise ever. Wonderful poem is brilliantly penned and shared.10


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