Blog 9 Part 1 Varanasi

Blog 9: Varanasi Part 1

When translated from ancient Sanskrit, Varanasi could also be called the City of Light. It is here on the banks of the great Ganga River that Budda rolled out his first teaching, The Setting in Motion of the Wheel of Dharma, there by initiating a new religion called Buddhism.

Author Mark Twain wrote in 1897 of Varanasi, “Varanasi is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend, and looks twice as old as all of them put together.”

My western style of clothing had by this time on my journey, melted away, being replaced by brightly colored balloon trousers . Held at the waist by a cord and tied at the ankles, my shirts all two of them, were white light embroidered cotton . Around my neck hung a beaded leather pouch containing my passport and travelers checks. Other than this, I owned nothing of value. My hair had grown into an awesome Afro of curls and for the first time a recognizable beard augmented my visage.

It was culture that I came for in this holy place. In Bombay I had heard about the great festival of classical Indian music and dance and I was here to experience it first hand.

Ravi Shankar became quite famous around the time of the Beatles and he was a star player amongst many others.

Varanasi has been this cultural centre of Northern India for a thousand years and is closely associated with the Ganges.

Hindus believe that death in the city will bring salvation, making it a major centre for a death pilgrimage. The city is also known worldwide for its many ghats, embankments made in steps from stone slabs along the river bank where pilgrims perform the ritual ablutions of washing , cleansing and cleaning themselves in the sluggish flowing waters. These ghats are also where Hindus cremate their dead.

The whole amazing spectrum of life till death , being played out along the banks of this great and Holy river, I now had become part of it too.

Accommodation was simple, the rooms were spartanically furnished. A bed, a small table, a light and as everywhere a squat toilet. The food was abundant, delicious, vegetarian and diverse. Never a day went by without a new treat to my already inspired palate.

Breakfast could be chilly badgies, a fresh chilly dipped in chickpea batter and deep fried, washed down with the ever ready chai available almost on every corner.

The chai wallas, as they were called were the captains of huge copper cauldrons which simmered continually over a small coal burner. The regular addition of milk, cardamom , cinnamon, Black pepper, Darjeeling tea, honey and water results in a heavenly nectar to be enjoyed at any time of the day or night.

With that it’s “ Namaste 🙏“, I’m off to bed .

Continued Part 2.

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Surfing & Elephants

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Colombo was done and in the early hours of the morning I embarked on an odyssey which even Homer would have smiled at.
The initiative had come from Pundit, whispering about a famous tooth which could be visited in Kandy, up in the highlands.
Disembarking, my backside tingled after hours of being beaten on the wooden bench in the bus. The early morning, veiled with the promise of a new day hummed quietly, as I stepped into an elephant turd. About the size of a 10L bucket, & still steaming, its owner brightly painted and tinkling with trinkets swayed comfortably down the road in front of me.
Welcome to planet India, magical in its chaos, dirt and vibrant colours. A fragment from the Middle Ages turbaned and sari ed swirled around my tired vision and I smiled.
Yes I smiled, as a deep sense of recognition and understanding washed across my soul, this was my deja vu, my odyssey beginning, my Parsifal journey to an unknown grail.
Later that day I met Buddha. His huge golden image illuminated by oil lamps and awash in swaths of sweet incensed smoke, his gaze fixed on the casket, containing his once living tooth.

Aragum Bay has no real geographical or even geological significance. It marks the South eastern most corner of Sri Lanka with a rocky point. This point however is so exactly positioned that the ocean swell, after traveling thousands of sea miles, is tripped and dissected, resulting in a perfect and pristine curving wave. A Shangri-La, for surfers like me to enjoy in the solitude of paradise lost.
“Guten Tag, wie heist du?” a foreign language but a friendly bearded face greeted me as I entered the palm hut just off the beach, “Welcome to Aragum Bay!”, here we surf with the elephants.

Part 3. Aragum to Cochin

THe Perfect JOB

Ok folks lets close our imaginary eye, put our feet up on a comfortable invisable pillow and dream the greatest, most wonderful perfect job we can, OK.

So I’m first,… there must be a large and steady cash flow which comes pouring in month by month with the potential for growth.$$$

Your turn now….. Ummmm OK!

Secondly I love my home, I feel comfortable in body and soul in the space I have created and would love my home to be the head office of my company . Advantages are just to numerous to mention….. and my youngest still goes to school which will enable me the max amount of time together.

Your turn again….. Ummmm OK!

Thirdly, I love traveling, cultures landscapes, food smells and the whole razzmatazz of being out in the world. So my business must facilitate the joy of travel and adventure together with my family.

Your turn …..Ummmmm OK! ( keep your eyes tight shut now, no cheating… dream the most amazing wishing way you can now.)

Things, toys… are fine and nice to own , the house the car the kitchen the TV…. but these are quickly accumulated and grown accostomed to, what is important however is our health!

Ya, this is a BIG one.

MY dream job must enable me to live a healthy life style in terms of nutrition, physical strength  and mental freedom.

Your turn again….

YUP, as we see, these pillars of perfection can be quite similar for us all and yet who are those chosen few living the DREAM and HOW did they get it right?

Well it’s NO great secret, NOPE it’s not and I want to share the road map, a plan, which when put into ACTION by who so ever, will set the stage , get the Wheels rolling, the Gears in place and Plan into action and make this happen in the shortest space of time possible.

Well the first step is the one we have just shared together, it’s the vision now go and create your vision board with all the exact bits and pieces you have visualized and have this dynamic vision picture on a visible wall in your home.

The next step is to find a platform, a product which you can represent as an expression of who it is you are. This will be your mission and it can be integrated into a part of your daily life. For me a nutritional product promoting my own and the health of my family is an ideal vehicle as I can promote this across the board knowing those who are interested and become involved are doing themselves a great service. Ethically a strong stand point to carry my deepest passion.

To share an idea, creating a team with colleagues who would become friends, all carrying a similar concept. Supporting one another in growing the business. A win win, a increment, a leverage. a synergy effect for all.

To enable this team process to happen at an accelerated dynamic rate, I have come across a training tool. This training has been created by a bunch of brilliant young men and women realizing their team dream and then sharing this with the world. The building blocks to create a dream JOB, life style, happy healthy, fulfilled and challenged each and every day has become a reality.

I have kept this blog quite general yet behind every idea and sentence is a concrete living operating dynamic reality which I want to share with you should you be wondering, thinking looking dreaming alone…

The abundance, the wealth will always be an expression of the richness which we live and express in thought, word and deed,  the bits and pieces, they follow organically, naturally and fast .

Please take action and tell me about your dreams….

Liam

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THe DREAM JOB

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Ok folks lets close our imaginary eye, put our feet up on a comfortable invisable pillow and dream the greatest, most wonderful perfect job we can, OK.

So I’m first,… there must be a large and steady cash flow which comes pouring in month by month with the potential for growth.$$$

Your turn now….. Ummmm OK!

Secondly I love my home, I feel comfortable in body and soul in the space I have created and would love my home to be the head office of my company . Advantages are just to numerous to mention….. and my youngest still goes to school which will enable me the max amount of time together.

Your turn again….. Ummmm OK!

Thirdly, I love traveling, cultures landscapes, food smells and the whole razzmatazz of being out in the world. So my business must facilitate the joy of travel and adventure together with my family.

Your turn …..Ummmmm OK! ( keep your eyes tight shut now, no cheating… dream the most amazing wishing way you can now.)

Things, toys… are fine and nice to own , the house the car the kitchen the TV…. but these are quickly accumulated and grown accostomed to, what is important however is our health!

Ya, this is a BIG one.

MY dream job must enable me to live a healthy life style in terms of nutrition, physical strength  and mental freedom.

Your turn again….

YUP, as we see, these pillars of perfection can be quite similar for us all and yet who are those chosen few living the DREAM and HOW did they get it right?

Well it’s NO great secret, NOPE it’s not and I want to share the road map, a plan, which when put into ACTION by who so ever, will set the stage , get the Wheels rolling, the Gears in place and Plan into action and make this happen in the shortest space of time possible.

Well the first step is the one we have just shared together, it’s the vision now go and create your vision board with all the exact bits and pieces you have visualized and have this dynamic vision picture on a visible wall in your home.

The next step is to find a platform, a product which you can represent as an expression of who it is you are. This will be your mission and it can be integrated into a part of your daily life. For me a nutritional product promoting my own and the health of my family is an ideal vehicle as I can promote this across the board knowing those who are interested and become involved are doing themselves a great service. Ethically a strong stand point to carry my deepest passion.

To share an idea, creating a team with colleagues who would become friends, all carrying a similar concept. Supporting one another in growing the business. A win win, a increment, a leverage. a synergy effect for all.

To enable this team process to happen at an accelerated dynamic rate, I have come across a training tool. This training has been created by a bunch of brilliant young men and women realizing their team dream and then sharing this with the world. The building blocks to create a dream JOB, life style, happy healthy, fulfilled and challenged each and every day has become a reality.

I have kept this blog quite general yet behind every idea and sentence is a concrete living operating dynamic reality which I want to share with you should you be wondering, thinking looking dreaming alone…

The abundance, the wealth will always be an expression of the richness which we live and express in thought, word and deed,  the bits and pieces, they follow organically, naturally and fast .

Please take action and tell me about your dreams….

Liam

PS:

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CHINA, live the Dream

Blog: the Journey to CHINA

Sitting here at Heathrow airport in transit to a long distance flight out to Shanghai, my MLM business buzzes through my head and my fingers ich to get some of this energy out of my head and down into words.

Being your own boss or self employed is an exciting challenge, one which has always fascinated and drawn me to this type of work.

Why, you might wonder? Well I suppose it is just so encompassing. Firstly, I alone am responsible for my success or my failure, bottom line, no arguments or excuses. No beating around the bush, either I earn money or I don’t, its that simple.

When coaching a new partner I silently wade through my library of experience, knowledge, wisdom, letting this mingle with the impression and image of my new downline partner. I bounce questions to myself about who this new individual is and then let go again.

How can I support or help my new partner get going in the most efficient, successful way I can possibly imagine.

This process is what I call my “SUCCESS in a BOX”, these are the building blocks or the pieces of the puzzle which will get you running flat out as your business feet hit the deck.

I have deliberately emphasized , possibly, yes only POSSIBLY, because before you even open that box, you still need to require the mind set of success which will enable it all to happen.

The keys to opening the treasure chest os SUCCESS are ;
to be, to do, then you will acquire or have.

The blunt wish, “I want to get rich!” implies a process where by YOU need to become rich in your own perception. This richness or value which you experience you may then share, enabling others to grow , move forward and also share in your success or through your richness and wealth.

To begin with is the simple yet important step of mentally attuning your mind to being wealthy, worthy, valuable and selfless all at the same time.

This is the basic and ongoing prerequisite to BEING successful in your life. Successful in your work, in your relationships, in your health, in your home.

Where ever we might have come from, walk of life, age, profession, gender, training our very nature is that of habit. An important strategy for survival which lies deeply anchored in our psyche since the early eons as man was still evolving.

If old habits have not worked, create yourself anew with habits which emulate those and that which you wish to become in the future.

New good habits pertaining to your health & body, new habits pertaining to the relationships in your family, with colleagues and friends .New habits concerning the success in your own HOME Business Venture.

So what does he mean, you might be thinking????..

.simple… find the leaders in the field where you are working, listen to them, read their work, take their ideas and IMPLEMENT them into your daily routine as new habits.

Create a schedule for your day and IMPLEMENT it.

Consciousness contains the inherent desire to transform, we just need to feed this awareness, this desire with the habits which will give us more than what we had before.

Bingo! ya bingo, this is the beginning, the path, the way, and the mind set, which when now opening the Success BOX and guarantee results.

Results as implied, are the natural consequence of actions taken.  Take massive action in creating new habits of strength, of awareness, of transformation.
The prize is waiting in the BOX, you just need to open the lid of SUCCESS filled awareness and the treasure is yours, a new successful vibrant YOU!!!!

Hey, thats my plane being called out, Flight 168 , time to go folks, have a blast and hit the link below. Make your own solid decisions and become…….. SUCCESS, filled.

Regards,

Liam

PS: I never realised in CHina ther eis NO SOCIAL MEDIA, Word Press, FaceBook …. etc!

Was a blast anyway.Image