Brick by Brick
In this week's Spot, Sadhguru writes from the Isha Yoga Center in Tennessee, the day before his Federal Aviation Authority exam. "If there is something that you want to do in your life, invariably that will demand that you do so many things that you don’t want to do. See now, all I want to do is fly, but I have to do a lot of math. So what I avoided all my life, now I have to sit down and do it because I want to do what I want to do. This is so with everything."
 
 
 
 

If there is something that you want to do in your life, invariably that will demand that you do so many things that you don’t want to do. See now, all I want to do is fly, but I have to do a lot of math. So what I avoided all my life, now I have to sit down and do it because I want to do what I want to do. This is so with everything.

People think of freedom, but to bring freedom you will have to build a police force, build prisons, you will have to shore up the walls around you, build fences, fix boundaries to become free. Now, all you want to do is sit and meditate, but then you have to build a meditation hall, then you have to build a place to sleep, then you have to build so many things. This is a process of facilitation. How much you want to facilitate – the more it is, the more you will start doing many, many things you don’t want to do. Unless what you want really matters to you, you will not have the energy or the inclination to do what you don’t want to do.

Nothing worthwhile in your life happens with fancifulness, it needs to be built brick by brick. Only then it works and it stays.

The Federal Aviation Authority test, which one normally takes 4-5 months to prepare, have been trying to complete in the past 5 days and am already hitting 90% in the mock tests. Managing even the math with a little bit of help. Tomorrow is the written part of the test. Considering the weather forecast, looks like I’ll be completing the cross-country part of the test only on my next trip. Traveling to New Jersey on Friday and then Toronto for Shambhavi programs and then onto India.

Love & Grace

 
 
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6 years 8 months ago

Sadhguru, to have been in your presence these past few weeks has requvenated my everything...my existance...my breath...my desire...my beingness...my imagination...my ability to see more possibilities. Observing your wonderful excitment with life is the most joy I've ever experienced next to the light I see in the eyes of my grandchildren...that similarity is the gentleness, simplicity and joy of opportunity to share life with life itself along with others. Congratulations Sadhguru for living life to the fullest and sharing it with all of us!! 

6 years 8 months ago

You rock dear Sadhguru! I completely agree what you say! Brick by brick for everything in life...

Guru :)

6 years 8 months ago

thanks for sharing :)

6 years 8 months ago

All the very best !!!!

6 years 8 months ago

Sadhguru you have the Divine Powers within you ..... all the very best for your Math written test tomorrow.......

6 years 8 months ago

Pranams Sadhguru.
A guru like you, these kind of tests are a childs play like testing Newton for Laws of Gravity.
As commented below, no doubt you will be the best Pilot than rest of the Pilots.
Hats off sadhguru

6 years 8 months ago

all the best Sadhguru :) Probably the one and only guru who excels in every dimension.  May be this called mutli dimensional personality like Krishna.. we know that you taught dancing moves to well trained dancers during Linga Bharavi consecration..you design temples and buildings..not just consecration only and you fly on air and roads to :)...you can make rocks to bloom... the list can go on...now you are taking the exam...thanks for sharing Sadhguru

6 years 8 months ago

I saw you drive a race car at 200 mph sadhguru,It was just amazing.

6 years 8 months ago

All the best DEAR.SADHGURU

6 years 8 months ago

"If there is something that you want to do in your life, invariably that will demand that you do so many things that you don’t want to do."
nothing better can be said....

6 years 8 months ago

guru world itself u oly,so tis exam is no matter for u ,anyway"BEST OF LUCK "for u r exam guru.and thank u so much for sharing u r valuable thought with us..........................

6 years 8 months ago

I am amazed at your steady level of involvement in everything you do, Sadhguru. I wonder... is it possible for people like me with average intelligence? SK

6 years 8 months ago

All the best sadhguru..

5 years 8 months ago

Great sadhguru ! Pranam

6 years 8 months ago

guru the world itself u oly so tis exams is no matter 4 u,anyway all the best for u r exams................... ,

6 years 8 months ago

brick by brick:wow guru you are always overwhelming!

6 years 8 months ago

Namaskaram Sahdguru,

I can relate to my own life with this statement 

" Unless what you want really matters to you, you will not have the energy or the inclination to do what you don’t want to do." 

I loose interest in the course of doing "Don't want" things for "Wanted" things , which I want to focus on !

Requesting you blessings !!!
Karthikeyan

3 years 10 months ago

Good Morning Have a successful day

6 years 8 months ago

Traveling to New Jersey on Friday and then Toronto for Shambhavi programs and then onto India.

for adhiyogi temple conscretion... waiting for it sadhguru.

6 years 8 months ago

brick by brick:wow guru you are always overwhelming.

6 years 8 months ago

Let me admit for once there was competition for attention in the photographs. Normally it is you Sadhguru who my attention is focussed on this time the trees with leaves of such different shades were so facinating that you lost out to them :)
Usha

6 years 8 months ago

back to india....
for adhiyogi temple conscretion... waiting for it sadhguru... !

6 years 8 months ago

Sadhguru, All these tests are nothing when it comes to your knowledge and knowing. All your effort and sleepless nights are for human well being. Thanks Guru.

6 years 8 months ago

Superb Location at Tennessee and Climate too looks very fine!

How much You're doing to facilitate us!!! Your hard work is Amazing Sadhguru!

Anbudan,
Sudha

6 years 8 months ago

All the best dearmost Sadhguru :)

6 years 8 months ago

I'm aware you were not even a student in ur school days and now to see you cram like a school going child is very amusing. Anyways Sadhguru, many people would get to see you when you take off to fly than on road. My deep reverence for your success!!! 

6 years 8 months ago

Mock Tests, Written Exam ha ha ha So not You but Amazing the way You do things with same enthusiasm whether its consecrating Dhyanalingam or clearing an ordinary test.... and look at the glory of hitting 90% in ur mocks.... You are such an inspiration my sweetheart Sadhguru.... 

Rotar Blades ...Driveshafts ..gearboxes...p = mv ;The factor m is referred to as inertial mass.; F = ma; Here, F is force, m is mass, and a is acceleration. Classical INERTIA Is all this terminologies giving You inertia...LOL You can be the best pilot then anybody in this world  without all this tests ...  I swear... You will get the License Eventually ...No doubts ...Study maths for some more time...

6 years 8 months ago

Sadhguru we are amazed to see a Guru who drives his car, race car, motorbike, bullet cart and now helicopter!!!! Each and everything that you do draws us closer to you. Sadhguru we are blessed to have you with us.

6 years 8 months ago

Guruji,
U'll rock that test tomorrow, no doubt :)Love&lightMaru

6 years 8 months ago

My best wishes for you exams, Sadhguru

6 years 8 months ago

Sadhguru - U are echoing the words of famous industrialist JRD Tata  that nothing worthwhile is possible without hard work.U are doing such hard work to spread /infuse spirituality and wake us up from the spiritual sloth and make the difference. Surely this will leave an indelible mark in history of human consciousness.

6 years 8 months ago

Sadhguru, your enthusiasm to learn new things and strive for it,motivates us.

6 years 8 months ago

For someone who knows how Life works, little bit of math is child's play! No doubt Sadhguru will ace it!  Looking forward to see him in NJ!!!

6 years 8 months ago

Sadhguru, Namasthe!

6 years 8 months ago

If you cant pass out this exam,then who will clear out.Ordinary souls can do these things means,you can do wonderful things which this academy wouldnt have seen ever.All the best to SADHGURU