Monday, October 8, 2012

Ssssshhh!!! silence

''ik chup tay so sukh''

A proverb of punjabi language,it means

''silence can save you from lot of troubles''

I never contemplated on this proverb as strongly as i ave been from last few years.This is month of october,my mother's death anniversary is approaching.my mother was strong believer of this proverb.she was famous for her silent and calm personality.I know there was enough turbulence that kept  going on under the calm surface yet she managed to maintain a pretty peaceful environment.

I am 27

I spent first 5 years of my life in ''yelling''.As i believe that what i used to speak it was not comprehensible or worth listening.

the next 10 years were spent in speaking A solo speech delivered by a solo confident speaker that earn enough appreciation and awe yet don't bother to to receive any response.

And then came the period of ''talking''.i became chatter box.10 years of chit chat.I conversaed a lot i spoke and earned a good response.

And this phase ended.

5 years of yelling,10 years of speaking and 10 years of talking,and 2 years of contemplation.

I am ging to explore the wonders of silence.
I hope my silence won't be as misjudged as my speech.:-)

(soon will share my experiences)


5 comments:

Jack said...

Arooj,

I agree with that proverb but that should not mean that one should remain silent even when being treated wrongly. One may not get into arguments heatedly but point can be made in subtle and polite way too. One may remain silent when it is needed to avoid confronting situation but later at appropriate moment one can put across own point politely.

Take care

Bikramjit said...

hmmm oh yes silence is golden many a times


Bikram's

Theresa Milstein said...

I'm sorry your mother died.

I've always wanted to be those people who hardly speak, and when they do, each word is laden with wisdom. Sadly, I speak a lot and not as many words are wise. I like the proverb.

Lynda R Young said...

I think I need to learn a little more silence ;)

Rahul Bhatia said...

Silence can sometimes convey more than words!