You should not get caught up in thinking that your mind is disturbed. This is a Real life Inspirational Story of Thirsty Budhha and Gives us important message when our mind is disturbed.
Once Buddha was traveling with few of his followers while they were passing a lake, Buddha told one of his disciples, “I am thirsty. Do get me some water from the lake.”
The disciple walked up to the lake. At that moment, a bullock cart starter crossing through the lake. As a result, the water became very muddy and turbid. The disciple though, “How can I give this muddy water to Buddha to drink?”
So he came back and told Buddha, “The water in there is very muddy. I don’t think it is fit to drink.”
After about half an hour, again Buddha asked the same disciple to go back to the lake.
The disciple found that the mud had settled down and the water was clean and clear. So he collected some water in a pot and brought it to Buddha.
Buddha looked the water, and then he looked up at the disciple and said, “See what you did to make water clean. You let it be, and the mud settled down on its own and you have clear water.
Your mind is like that too! When it is disturbed, just let it be. Give it a little time. It will settle down on its own. You don’t have to put any efforts to calm it down. It will happen. It will effortless.”
Having ‘Peace of Mind’ is not strenuous job; it is an effortless process!
The Lesson from above story
When the mind is disturbed, it is the tendency to blame everything under the earth. Some may also think that they are perfect in all the aspects and problem is with others. Thus, which ultimately leads to non-correction of own mistake.
If mind is disturbed, there may emerge tendency for baseless grudges, angry, blaming all these feeling will further multiply the disturbance.
Instead, taking the thinks rationally and understand the reason as to what cause the disturbance of mind then we have won the battle half and remaining half we will won through our effort.
Failure is not the end of the life, rather means to learn lesson correct the mistake and improve you. This is the opportunity to self-improvement. No one in the earth free from the worst incidents in the life. As a human being we all have the worst incidents in the life.
As a human being we all have to face much kind of incidents. Make the calm mind in such circumstances.
The day when you feel bad is the day you should go out and ask what you can do for others When mind is disturbed peace