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Friday, 16 September 2016 22:38



"Satyaa Paramaa Tattva Jyotee Bhakte Yoga".....Maa Jagadambaa

The correct psychological explanation  of as to what made the good results to follow if one were to follow the great Indian epic Mahaabharata's philosophy of  stressing on one's  efforts (karma)  and not  on the results (phala):

Dipak Jain - the dean of kellog school of business has been quoted in Delhi times, the Times of India, New Delhi, Monday, the 13th of November, 2006 saying, "The students are told to do their work with sincerity and good results will automatically follow."  The students are told to stress on their efforts (karma), not results (phala).

But, to the best of my knowledge, no business professor/guru has till date taken pains to delve deeply into or give an explanation of as to what made the good results to follow if one were to stress on one's efforts (karma) and not on the results (phala)?

The answer to the above quoted riddle can be found in the subject of maanava [human] psychology. It is by now well known that the performance of an organism goes down if the organism is either having no stress/strain or having very high stress/strain.

It is only at the balanced level of the stress/strain that the organism is likely to perform optimally. Why? Simple: an organism having no motive to achieve some goal is likely to have no stress/strain.

On the other hand, the organism having hyper- stress/strain is likely to get disoriented/defocused and unable to concentrate on the task given to be performed by that organism, thereby leading to the poor performance by the organism.

But, the organism having the balanced amount of the stress/strain is likely to concentrate properly on the task given to be performed by that organism, thereby leading to the optimum performance by the organism.

Therefore, it follows as a corollary that when the organism starts thinking about or stressing on the result (phala)then it results into the distraction of the organism from the task given to be performed or makes the organism too tense to perform optimally,

thereby causing the poor performance! But, when the organism simply concentrates on one's efforts (karma) only without thinking about or stressing on result (phala) then the organism is less likely to be over/hyper-tense and as such is more likely to perform optimally.

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