101 Definitions of Living Enlightenment

Living Incarnation, Bhagavan Sri Nithyananda Paramashivam, has given humanity his 101 Definitions of Living Enlightenment. Each of these revelations can serve as an instant click, as a technique for contemplation or a teaching to remember.

1 – Changing whatever you need to change, and accepting whatever you don’t need to change, is living enlightenment.
2 – Approaching life with sincere playfulness is living enlightenment.
3 – Feeling a constant connection with the Cosmos is living enlightenment.
4 – Enjoying without craving and renouncing without suffering is living enlightenment.
5 – Living beyond your ordinary logic is living enlightenment.
6 – Discovering and celebrating that you are unique is living enlightenment.
7 – Welcoming every way in which life introduces itself to you is living enlightenment.
8 – Working with passion and waiting with patience is living enlightenment.
9 – When intensity becomes part of your very bio-memory, your very cells, you are living enlightenment.
10 – Restful awareness in every action is living enlightenment.

11- Living with a deep feeling that the whole cosmos is a miracle is living enlightenment.
12 – Surrender without any guarantee from the one to whom you surrender is living enlightenment.
13 – Constantly supporting the needs of your individuality (Self) instead of the needs of your personality (ego) is living enlightenment.
14 – Running your life on inspiration, not on effort, is living Enlightenment.
15 – Every single time you unclutch, you are living enlightenment.

16 – Living with a yogic body and vedic mind is living enlightenment.

17 – Living with a free, open and liberated inner space is living enlightenment.
18 – Freedom from whims and fantasies (fantasy) is living enlightenment.
19 – Remembering what you need to remember, and forgetting what you need to forget, is living enlightenment.
20 – Not carrying vengeance against others or oneself is living enlightenment.

21 – Taking responsibility for everything happening in you, with you and around you is Living enlightenment.
22 – Living with the power to create your destiny every moment is ‘living enlightenment’.

23 – Having the courage to change when change happens to you is living enlightenment.
24 – Living without a gap between the inner and outer worlds is living enlightenment.
25 – Enjoying the chaos of life within the frame of your body, and welcoming it as the ultimate order, is living enlightenment .
26 – When the ideas of honor and dishonor can no longer touch you, you are living enlightenment.
27 – Not being caught in extremes is living enlightenment.
28 – Living effortlessly is living enlightenment.
29 – Having a clear understanding of oneself, the world, humanity and God is living enlightenment.
30 – Approaching life with a ‘beginner’s mind’ is living enlightenment.

31 – Opening yourself to the other, and through the other to the whole Cosmos, is living enlightenment.
32 – Using the right mask in the right situation with the right people is living enlightenment!
33 – When a spiritual awakening happens to you, handling that new state without falling back into the old mental-setup, is living enlightenment.
34 – The courage to live in utter insecurity is living enlightenment.
35 – Intense seeking is living enlightenment.
36 – Daring to unlearn is itself living enlightenment.

37 – When you stop trying to lead life, and allow life to lead you, you are living enlightenment.

38 – Thinking, speaking and acting in alignment with Truth is living enlightenment.
39 – The courage to face fear without fear is living enlightenment.

40 – Saying a complete ‘Yes!’ to life is living enlightenment.

41 – Welcoming the uniqueness of others without (awakening your) jealousy is living enlightenment.
42 – Feeling a deep friendliness towards your body, and though your body, towards everything, is living enlightenment.
43 – Taking on responsibility without stress is living enlightenment.
44 – Living in choiceless freedom is living enlightenment.
45 – Feeling all life as sacred is living enlightenment.
46 – Experiencing life beyond guilt is living enlightenment.
47 – Understanding that all your problems are no more than (what you think as) a ‘hard hug’ from Life is living enlightenment.
48 – Impersonal compassion which flows towards everything is living enlightenment.
49 – Having the courage to love and let go when needed is living enlightenment.
50 – ‘Do your best and leave the rest’ is the key to living enlightenment.

51 – An ordinary life lived in an extraordinary way is living enlightenment.
52 – Working from fresh intuition, not from dull intellect, is living enlightenment.
53 – Gambling this life and losing it to the Divine is living enlightenment.
54 – Being true (honest) to oneself is living enlightenment.
55 – Intense passion directed towards no object, object or situation in particular is living enlightenment.
56 – Right listening is living enlightenment.
57 – Knowing when to bend and when to stand – and doing it – is living enlightenment.
58 – Going beyond both doubt and faith is living enlightenment.
59 – Celebrating yourself as a conscious miracle of the Cosmos, of the Divine, is living enlightenment.
60 – Love minus the suffering of possessiveness is living enlightenment.

61 – Being total in whatever you do is living enlightenment.
62 – Seeing the world each moment, as if for the first time, is living enlightenment.

63 – Living in eternal gratitude is living enlightenment.

64 – Risking your beliefs to explore the truth is living enlightenment.
65 – Living by consciousness, not by poor conscience, is living enlightenment.
66 – Keeping the possibility to trust alive, no matter how many times it is broken (breached), is living enlightenment.
67 – A constant conscious connection to something higher than you is living enlightenment.
68 – Spontaneous living in and with the Cosmos is living enlightenment.

69 – Understanding clearly that yesterday’s free-will is today’s destiny, and today’s free-will will be tomorrow’s destiny, is living enlightenment.

70 – Being a natural inspiration for conscious living for those around you is living enlightenment.

71 – Not allowing your intelligence to destroy your innocence is living enlightenment.
72 – Total surrender with total responsibility is living enlightenment.
73 – Living with utter simplicity in the outer world and abundance in the inner world is living enlightenment.
74 – The courage to be yourself is living enlightenment.
75 – When you cannot be caught by desire, nor shaken by fear, you are living enlightenment.
76 – Realizing that nothing needs to be added to you, and nothing can be taken away from you, is living enlightenment.
77 – Exploding your potential in 360 degree is living enlightenment.
78 – Moving from fulfillment to more fulfillment, to more and more fulfillment, is living enlightenment.
79 – The courage to make mistakes, and the intelligence to learn from past mistakes, is living enlightenment.
80 – Allowing all emotions to play in you without touching you, is living enlightenment.

81 – Living in romance with yourself, and through yourself, with the whole Cosmos, is living enlightenment.
82 – Doing a little more than you possibly can in any field is living enlightenment!
83 – Daring to live without ordinary beliefs is living enlightenment.
84 – Intense excitement for no reason is living enlightenment.
85 – Enjoying the path and the goal is living enlightenment.
86 – Expanding beyond the boundary of your body and mind is living enlightenment.
87 – Continuously bridging the gap between your expectations and the reality is living enlightenment.
88 – Living without regrets is living enlightenment.
89 – Radiating causeless overflowing love is living enlightenment.
90 – Infusing silence and restful awareness into your being is living enlightenment.

91 – Enjoying everything that happens in your life as auspicious, mangala, is living enlightenment.
92 – The strength to face life and death lightly is living enlightenment.

93 – Dropping the desire for suffering is living enlightenment.

94 – Walking through life with open arms is living enlightenment.
95 – The willingness to change your opinion and your strategy for life is living enlightenment.
96 – Simplicity in words and action is living enlightenment.
97 – Just being aware of the games of the mind is living enlightenment.
98 – Serving without even knowing you are serving is living enlightenment.
99 – Living without defences is living enlightenment.
100 – Taking the leap in consciousness is living enlightenment.

101 – Living in eternal bliss, nithyananda, is living enlightenment.

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