Buddha, Muhammad Ali, Bruce Lee was God, an idol and an icon. And so are Michael Jordan, Amitabh Bachchan, Rajnikant, Madhuri Dixit and Sachin Tendulkar to so many of us.
This propels me to express my thought here that there is no such thing as not worshipping. Everybody worships be it an idol or an icon.
My work schedule does not often permit me time to visit temples, but my conversations with God don’t depend on idol worship. Inside my heart, I have developed and sustained a direct communication with Him.
The only choice we get is what to worship. Some apply ceremonial marks to their foreheads, hold rosary beads in their hands, and wear religious robes.
as stated by David
Foster Wallace, the available alternative is unconsciousness, the default
setting, the “rat race” — the constant, gnawing sense of having and
fear of losing some infinite things.
say that it may not be the best choice to make.
conscious and aware enough to choose what you pay attention to and to
choose how you construct meaning from experience will help you to shape up
It is about
simple awareness — awareness of what is so real and essential, so hidden in
plain sight all around us, that we have to keep reminding ourselves, over and
me it’s HUMANITY!!! And this is what all the icons that I am aware of have been
doing in their lives.
once said while commenting about The ‘American Idol’ and ‘X Factor’ shows as
great shows. He further stated ‘’ I think I need to make a show like
that, for the artists that don’t get the attention, that don’t have the money
to make themselves representable’’.
about creating opportunities for the deserving and… To love the one who loves
you, to admire the one who admires you. In short words, to be the idol of one’s
idol is exceeding the limit of human joy; it is the state of being there.
The idol of
today pushes the icon of yesterday out of our recollection; and will, in turn,
be supplanted by his successor of tomorrow.