If you like something you lose touch with reality, If you dislike something you lose touch with reality. Only if you see everything the way it is you are in touch with reality. Reality is the only doorway to the beyond. If you want to go somewhere, you can only start from where you are right you are.
Additional information/ Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYMt6ySMOeY (Midnights with the Mystic: Conversations between Sadhguru and Cheryl Simone) (1:16:10)
Learning to live with the reality is the most important dimension. If you stop distorting things in your mind and just see everything the way it is, mukti is just one step away. You don’t have to do anything. Just time will mature you into another place.Expand ⇕
You just gather things which don't mean anything to you. You look smart in a tea party but you're not smart with life, okay. If you're really smart with life you must be joyful and blissful.Expand ⇕
If I think you are a good person, I will not see you the way you are, I'll see you the way I like it. If I think you are a bad person, immediately I'll start seeing things which don't exist... Only if you see everything the way it is you are in touch with reality.Expand ⇕
Right now, you believe that something or someone else is the source of your joy, so you are always at their mercy. If you realize and experientially know that you are the source of your joy, wouldn't you be joyous all the time?Expand ⇕
To make a simple physical act beautiful, we have invented all kinds of decorations around it. Without those decorations most people would be unwilling to get into the physical act. Lot of people cannot simply face the basic physical act as it is, unless it is decorated they will feel it is obscene, they'll feel it is basic - which is a factExpand ⇕