Apathy agitation & superactivity & dr. shriniwas kashalikarDocument Transcript
Millions of chemical, metabolic, endocrinal
and neurological interactions lead to the
continuously changing and dynamic aspects
of our conscious, subconscious and
unconscious nature and even our dreams!
Hence our responses to inner and outer
environment (behavior) are also varied!
Sometimes we experience, inertia,
indolence, lethargy and apathy! This is
symptom of total lack of vitality, due to de-
linking or disconnection of our existence
from the source of vitality in the universe.
We do not feel like doing anything
physically, instinctually, emotionally and
intellectually. At times this state of ours is
associated with depression and/or mania. It
may be associated with suicidal or
indiscriminately violent trend. This dark
state of ignorance is called TAMAS in
Sometimes we are connected with the source
of vitality, but due to our inadequate
evolution we do not have ability to perceive,
feel and respond appropriately. This is akin
to; having electrical connection; but coupled
with fluctuations of voltage, inappropriate
wiring, improper switches, improper fitting
of bulbs and so on. Naturally the effective
light in “our existence” is defective.
Hence we are sensitive to the surroundings
inside and outside, but our responses are
erratic. They are driven by our intellectual,
emotional, instinctual and physical
subjectivity, preferences and prejudices and
not by objectively appropriate perceptions
and feelings; free of personal bias. Hence
they end up into misdirected belligerence.
This is called RAJAS.
When we have proper electric supply,
wiring, and good bulbs, then “our existence”
is enlightened. This leads almost objectively
accurate perceptions, feelings and actions.
This is associated with peace, buoyancy and
benevolence. This phenomenon is termed
A state when “we ourselves become the
“powerhouse” i.e. source of electricity, then
it is called SWARUPAWASTHA”.
NAMASMARAN literally mobilizes us up
from he most primitive stages of darkness
and helps to blossom into
SWARUPAWASTHA and emanate
enlightening and empowering influence on
inner and outer environment through
appropriate intellectual, emotional and
Isn’t it for every one of us; to ponder and
verify these statements?