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Giving Things, Others
Attention & Affection
Attention is the physical version of affection, which is a
quality of Spirit. (MSS)
Thoughts on Attention
-Everything in life responds positively to
attention. People, objects, stocks of inventory, and money are but a few
examples. Give it attention, and it will respond. Also life will respond
as when one gives attention to accounting books or unsold stocks, and
suddenly money flies in one's direction.
moves us from our ego-sense and separateness to what is outside
ourselves, enabling higher unity and harmony with life. This enables
energy to flow between things and enables the energy to build up, which
enables positive responses from life.
to details in a work is a key to perfection in that work, which attracts
a great positive response from life.
is always a response to attention. If the person does not respond, life
responds through a vibration representing the person.
a basic law of life that everything – whether it is a physical object or
a human being -- responds to greater
Money is no exception. The best way to give
to money is to account for it accurately and in a timely manner. Keeping
precise and up-to-date accounts of money is a powerful mechanism for
suddenly attracting more of it.
-One small business
owner balanced eight months of back bank statements in a weekend, and
received $5000 from nowhere the next day.
noticed that an idle machine had become run-down, so he decided to clean
and fix it. Within a few days, a new work project suddenly sprung up
where this very machine was required. The project, using that machine,
became a huge new source of income for the business.
Things Greater Attention in Business
No attention is thrown away. Whether
it is a person or an object you receive as much attention
from them as you give. It is our experience that attention
to electric power raised four hour supply to fourteen hour
supply. Pay attention to the market, it will come to you.
Constant thinking of market will
be expectation not attention. To understand what
the market wants in terms of quality, various changes in its
contents, packaging, price, and real utility of the product
is attention to market sachet is a real need. It made the
market explode. Mineral water, cell-phone, hire purchase are
a few among the myriad needs of the market. There is a
difference between the psychological attention and
functional attention especially to people. One is satisfying
and it alone appears to be attention. Functional attention
evokes fifty times or five hundred times greater response.
Ramesh Kumar, who wrote the story of ‘Token Act' in three
years he rose from three thousand to ten thousand salary. He
is offered 2,20,000 rupees bonus and directorship. This is
functional attention. He can settle down as an employee of
Rs.200,000 salary. Personal attention is pleasing. It is
misleading. Pay that attention to Money. Evaluate that
attention in terms of its end use, for its money value.
Try this on 1) a person, 2) a
function, 3) a raw material, 4) Time, 5) Space, 6) Money, 7)
a relationship, 8) customer, 9) packaging and 10) shipment,
etc. You will discover full attention alone can raise a
company to several hundred crores. Attention to systems is
best done by using the computer FULLY. Turn attention
as a problem solving instrument. Make attention to open new
opportunities. Study the responses discriminating which are
for the attention. (MSS)
I was expecting
around $400 to be settled back to me from a hotel for a long
time. It kept on dragging with the case landing at the hotel's
head office. It then went into a loop with many people getting
involved and complicating it. As a result, I started losing
confidence in the matter.
This morning, suddenly I cleaned up my much
neglected computer case and cleared off all the dust that
was piled up in the keyboard and monitor.
Later in the evening, I got the information
that the hotel has settled the balance that was due to me,
and it involved no effort from my side.
This seems to me because of my change in
attitude to give some
attention to neglected things.
When you take to a higher inner behavior such as giving attention to a
neglected item or increasing one's level of cleanliness and orderliness,
you not only evoke a response, but it often fulfills an existing
aspiration in one's life, such as the hotel concern.
Give Objects, People Greater Attention
Everything in life -- including people, objects, stocks of
inventory, and money -- respond positively to attention. For
example, one manager decided to give his staff more attention by
training each of them on a new physical skill. That effort not only
energized his people, but caused the machinery they were working on
to suddenly operate at double their rated capacity! In addition, for
no apparent reason, there was suddenly a tripling of sales for their
products! Action Plan: Consider which individuals and what
objects around you require more attention, and then come up with a
plan for improvement. When you implement your plan, not only will
the objects of your attention blossom before your eyes, but the
infinite potentials of life can suddenly rush to your doorstep.
The Power of Attention
you give people and things the right amount of
attention, they will respond
beyond your wildest dreams, defying our normal conceptions of logic,
cause and effect, and space and time.
Sensitivity to Physical Things
It is very true that physical things have a consciousness
within them which feels and responds to
care and is sensitive to careless touch and rough handling. To know or feel that and learn to be careful of
them is a great progress of consciousness.
Attention vs. Adoration
One who gives attention to things or a person will see it blossom
before his eyes. One who has adoration for it, will see it
blossom permanently and infinitely.
(Paraphrase of MSS)
Social Personality of Individual that Responds to Attention
The individual is more than just an animated and intelligent
machine functioning independent of others. Each person has a social
personality that responds to attention and recognition from others.
The Power of Attention to
Attract Positive Circumstance in Life
life responds positively to attention. People, objects, stocks
of inventory, and money are but a few examples. For example, the
best way to give attention to money is to account for it very
accurately and promptly. Keeping accurate and up-to-date accounts of
money is a powerful mechanism for attracting more of it from life.
One small business owner decided to give attention to his accounts,
balanced eight months of back bank statements, and miraculously
received $5000 from nowhere the next day. If
you bring your personal or business accounts fully and accurately up
to date, you'll be able to watch the money flow to you!
is not the only thing that responds to
attention. So do ordinary objects and things. We have often seen
this phenomenon where a business owner concerned by low sales or
cash made the effort to sell off remaining unsold stocks, and life
responded by bringing more sales. This is a powerful example of the
power of attention to objects and things.
also, of course, respond to attention. Every person wants to be
attended to and be the object of others attention. When you give
deserving people attention, they can blossom in front of your eyes.
Focus Generating Power
Wherever you put your focus, life will generate power.
Attention & Response
details in a work is a key to perfection in that work, which
attracts a great positive response from life.
Life Response Example of Attention
A 39-year-old wealthy American businessperson lost all 60 of
his employees, and was prepared to file bankruptcy. At a relative’s
suggestion, he and his wife practiced the psychological and
spiritual disciplines of greater
to things, higher levels of cleanliness, bringing about greater
higher harmony amongst the individuals, and soft speech. Two years
later, he was in a financial position to retire for life.
Attention & Overcoming Wastage
The thing we want avoids us. For example,
if we want more money, and we are currently squandering money we
already have, then money will not come to us. If a businessman wants
more sales, but has piles of inventory he hasn't made an effort to
move, increased sales will not come. If he makes the effort to move
the neglected inventory, the sales come. If he makes an effort to
organize his money and not squander it, money comes to him from out
of nowhere. This is a Life Response.
Incident of Life Response Involving Giving
Sometimes physical things, such as stored
away objects or stocks of inventory in a business, are ignored or
forgotten. If one makes an effort to give it a new level of attention, life can miraculously respond. Consider this true
wine seller in Asia had very low sales. A consultant had noticed
that the wine seller had ignored stocks of old wine that had
been lying dormant in the cellar. He asked the seller to make a
full effort to clean those stocks, even though on the surface of
things it did not seem that such an action could possibly bring
about the sales the seller needed to improve his condition. The
seller agreed. Within a few short weeks the seller not only
found someone to purchase his old stocks, but got orders for new
sales equal to a whole half years worth of sales.
People Greater Attention Attracts Positive Life Response
more attention to anything, including objects and people, attract
rapid positive responses from life.
LIFE RESPONSE EXAMPLES
-One small business owner decided to give
attention to his accounts, balanced eight months of back bank
statements, and miraculously received $5000 from nowhere the next
-A wine seller had poor sales. He decided to clean the
stocks that had been sitting for a long time and weren't moving. As
a result he suddenly sold all the old stocks, plus six months of
sales for his other products.
-A company had just launched
a new product, yet did not yet have any sales on the product,
despite considerable effort. One day the manager decided to go
through the operations manual to update it to the latest
information, including procedures related to the new product. He did
this late in the work day. Early the very next morning he saw the
first order for the product come in through the company's web site.
-An instructor noticed that whenever he gave a little added
attention and encouragement to a slower student, the student
brightened, became more enthusiastic about what was being learned,
and gave the instructor a perfect score at the end of the day.
-Out of concern for the success of his people, a manager decided to
train his illiterate workers. As a result of this they became so
happy and energized. It permeated the business. Even the machines
they were trained to work with on started to suddenly work better
(at double their capacity) even though no improvements were
made to their operation! Sales also started
Consider what things and which people require more
and make the commitment and take the necessary actions to see it
Waste, neglect, over-utilisation are ways of life that are
unconscious. Prudence, attention, maximum utilisation are conscious
ways of life. Human life on earth is a record that speaks of the
infinite resourcefulness and infinite creativity of man. He must
grow conscious of his environment and his own inner capacities to
discover that there is no real scarcity in the world other than what
man has created by his own unconsciousness. (MSS)
An even greater way to show commitment to people
[in a company] is to simply give them
maximum attention. If you look closely at companies that continue to
perform at high levels year after year, you will find that these are
companies which knowingly or unknowingly believe in the power of
attention and encourage their managers to shower it on their people
for their growth and the growth of the company. Certainly managers
can learn these skills if they don't have these in full. Also, it
should be pointed out that there is also a subtle and important
distinction that should be made between taking interest in employees
for the sake of accomplishing work and taking interest in them for
their own sake as individuals.
Lack of Attention,
What you are not giving proper
to is your Achilles heal, and holds back the future. What you are
reluctant to do tethers you tightly to the past.
earns more by virtue of the infinite attention he pays money when
great flow of money occurs in response to that attention. The miser
gives MONEY greater attention than to his children. That is a rule
by which he grows rich
Attention is Movement Away from
Attention moves one from one's ego-sense and separateness to what is
outside one's self, enabling higher unity and harmony with life.
There is always a response to attention. If the person does
life responds through a vibration
representing the person.
ARTICLE on the
Importance of Giving Others, Things Attention
Give others, things
more attention, and watch life miraculously respond.
Appealing to the Consciousness of Material Objects
Consciousness & Essence of Objects
All objects have a consciousness and essence. When we appeal
to it, we bring out the best in that object.
Attention and Response
We enjoy receiving attention wherever it comes from.
Plants and animals too equally enjoy attention. Inanimate matter
smilingly responds to attention, defying the rules of material
functioning. The more superior the attention, the richer is the
How Physical Objects Like a Home
Have Feelings and Responds to Inattention or Rejection
I live in a rented accommodation in ground
floor right opposite to the MSS building. It is an old
building with a floor level that is lower than the road.
Though the accommodation is not satisfactory (only one bed
room and hall plus kitchen), I have chosen to live here as
it is near my father’s residence and office. I also take
very good care of the house and carry out repairs as and
when required without deducting from my rentals to the house
owner. So the house owner is very pleased with me as a
tenant and is likely that he may keep me as his tenant for
many years to come.
One big inconvenience I face
here is the seepage of water through the floor during the
rainy season. In the rainy season during the year 2006,
daily seepage of water through the floor forced me to shift
my residence to the second floor of MSS building for more
than three weeks. After two weeks of not being in my own
place, one day the calling bell in my house started ringing
continuously. I had to call the electrician who said that
the bell has become defective and has to be replaced which I
did so. In 2007 also during the rainy season the same
seepage problem reappeared forcing me to shift to the second
floor again. Again after two weeks the calling bell broke
down and started calling continuously and had to be
This made me wonder why the calling bell
should break down during the rainy season when I choose to
shift residence. Then it dawned on me that perhaps my house
was protesting my departure and calling for my attention in
the only way it knew which is to call me by ringing the
calling bell continuously. I spoke to my father about this
and concurred with my views. He said “Since you are taking
very good care of the house, it obviously enjoys your
attention and wants you to keep staying there in spite of
It looks totally unscientific
to say that a house notices its owner’s absence and demands
his return by ringing the calling bell. But its protests and
demands were very real to me. Last year the seepage problems
were much worse than the years 2007 and 2006. In deference
to the sentiments of my house I chose not to shift residence
and paid my driver and watchman hundred rupees every time
for clearing the water out of my house. And my clearing
expenses alone came to more than two thousand rupees. I have
decided to raise the level of my floor before the rainy
season commences for this year.
For all its
inconveniences, such as shortage of space, frequent repairs
and rain water seepage this house has more than repaid my
services to it by raising my prosperity level to ten times
higher than what it was when I entered as a tenant in the
year 1996. It has what Appa calls a Rasi for prosperity
though its appearance does not fit its Rasi. How to believe
that a thirty year old building demanding frequent repairs
can repay with gratitude the tenant’s attention to it by
improving his income beyond his expectations. But that is
what it has done and I see the power of what attention to
physical objects like house can bring to those who give that
attention. (N. Asokan, MSS)
All Things Have a Consciousness that Responds to Attention
There is a
consciousness in all things, even the most material, which
responds to attention we give it.
One man cleaned a
machine that had been neglected because it had not been used
for production purposes to fill an order in the company.
Soon after, the cousin of the owner arrived, took notice of
the machine, and used it to create a very successful
In another case,
a business owner who was going through hard times, was
advised to and then cleaned the dead stocks that had been
lying dormant, unsold in the basement for a long time. Very
soon after an individual came along and bought six months
worth of inventory, thereby pulling the company out of the
In a third case,
an individual decided to give more attention to a neglected
machine, which suddenly started working at double its rated
There are also
known cases where individuals have made contact with the
essence and "soul," of a material object, only to see it
suddenly generate unexpected benefit to the individual.