"A person who has one eye on the goal has only one eye left to see the path ahead. If you focus on the path instead with both the eyes, you will reach the goal anyway." This was said by him to emphasis the process, which I will remember always. As I listened to his ways of reaching out to the people who may benefit from his messages, I really appreciated how well he knew his process. His methods are modern and his messages are ancient and applicable still today.
My curiosity took me deeper into the mysteries of these items as I did not look at them as something to make profit from. As I delved deeper, the mysteries of the Rudraksha and Gemstones unfolded and I understood how they actually worked. Being from Science background helped me further to understand the concept of resonance and vibration and chakras.
Ancient culture in India was flooded with poetry, music and dance. Art was vibrant in the lives of the people and technology was no substitute for the rasas of Indian art forms. In ancient times, vidya or knowledge was not only academic knowledge, but vidyas of yoga, music and dance, which enabled one to live like a yogi within the family life.
Every living form is made up of sound and light that threads, weaves and knots us together in a Matrix of endless possibilities. These possibilities are expanding with our consciousness and awakening. Kolam makes that visual, what we already know deep within for being true but just can't seem to put our finger on it yet. And then Kolam takes you by that finger, the hand, the arm, the heart and mind and leads you to discoveries of self and your connectedness in this world and the Universe.
Sometimes in the evenings he would go on singing ceaselessly and his eyes would seem lost and hazy with his palms held together in prayer. As water tumbled down his eyes, his body lost touch from this world and his soul became one with that of the Universe through music. And I often asked myself, "What have I done so good in my life that brought me close to such a great man?"