Keep Practicing you never know when it will rain

Keep Practicing you never know when it will rain


What’s up? Hoping that you are as good as I am.
Today I want to share every interesting story I have read last year when the lockdown was a new norm for us.

Short Tale of Lord Shiva and farmers

Don’t wait for the Rain

Once, Lord Indra got upset with farmers, he announced there will be no rain for 12 years & you won’t be able to produce crops.

Farmers begged for clemency from Lord Indra, who then said, Rain will be possible only if Lord Shiva plays his Damru, but he secretly requested Lord Shiva not to agree to these farmers & when farmers reached Lord Shiva he repeated the same thing that he will play Damru after 12 years.

Disappointed farmers decided to wait for 12 years but one farmer regularly was digging treating & putting manure in the soil & sowing the seeds even with no crop emerging.

Other farmers were making fun of that farmer. After 3 years all farmers asked that farmer why are you wasting your time and energy when you know that rain will not come before 12 years.

He replied “I know that crop won’t come out but I’m doing it as a matter of “practice”. After 12 years I will forget the process of growing crops and working in the field so I must keep it doing so that I’m fit to produce the crop, the moment there is rain after 12 years.”

Hearing his argument Goddess Parvati praised his version before Lord Shiva & said You may also lose the practice of playing the Damru after 12 years. 

The innocent Lord Shiva in his anxiety just tried to play the Damru, if he could, and hearing the sound of Damru immediately there was rain and the farmer who was regularly working in the field got his crop emerged immediately and others were disappointed.

Debriefing of this story

The game is won during the practice, not during the performance. If you are waiting for a good opportunity before you start practicing, then you have lost the race.

“Practice is boring but that’s what makes your performance interesting”.

We become even diseased or old just because we don’t practice. Practice is the essence of quality survival,” it did not matter whether the lockdown was lifted after two weeks, two months, or even two years.

“Don’t wait for rain, that is the lockdown to be lifted, and then start something… Start to focus on your skills today, upskill yourself so that you are ready to meet the challenges.”

I am already regretting wasting the last year at home and not doing what I could have done. But keeping myself positive and it’s never too late to start anything today so I promise to work on my skills every day. I urge you to do the same. Leaving you on this very high note, See you soon until then keep sharping your skills we never know when that Damruu plays.

Learning from the story: Present Moment Is Eternity. Now is eternity; now is the immortal life.

My Favourite Things this Week

Post : What did Hubble see on your B’Day

This type of thing excites me, I am always curious to know about the world outside our reach. And this new feature from NASA helps you see into Space what Hubble has seen on your Birthday. Isn’t is cool? Mine was BLACK HOLE ESO 243-49 HLX-1

Video : How to train your mind to get what you want

Book : How to be BAWSE by Lilly Singh

From actress, comedian and YouTube sensation Lilly Singh (aka Superwoman) comes to the definitive guide to being a BAWSE – a person who exudes confidence, reaches goals, gets hurt efficiently, and smiles genuinely because they’ve fought through it all and made it out the other side.

That’s it for this week, catch you next week.
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