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Laws of Development: Accomplishment


                                                                                                October 1, 1999

          In any ACT the maximum is a possibility, the minimum is a requirement. Pass in an examination requires 35%; but no one can secure more than 100%. In the intermediate range lies the second class of 50%, first class of 60, and what is known as distinction of 75%. This used to be the classification of Indian universities in the fifties. That which lies between 35 and 100 is the area of the range. It applies to all the five terms referred to above.

Ensure the minimum, endeavour for the maximum.


            The measure of accomplishment is determined by the measure of enjoyment. Accomplishment is in material substance, not even in the consciousness, not to speak of the surface. It requires not only the requisite energy, not even the overflowing energy, but a continuously overflowing excess which is for the level concerned an infinite abundance. This energy accomplishes when it is organised. Organisation gives rise to various types of efficiencies demanded at several levels. The measure of abundance is indicated by the level of opportunity which is converted into actual accomplishment by the quality of response.

Enjoyment is accomplishment. Accomplishment is enjoyment. No accomplishment without enjoyment. No enjoyment without accomplishment.

            Efficiency is determined by the level of organisation. Organisation and efficiency appear to be synonymous. Efficiency can be specifically described by the phrase ‘Organisation of the part'. Or, we can say it is the organisation that produces the result. As we always speak of the efficiency of the organisation, these specific descriptions cannot stand linguistic or logical scrutiny, beyond a certain point. In general we can pronounce efficiency of the particular and the organisation of the general. Organisation is efficiency.

            Opportunity is the announcement of the atmosphere of its possibility. An achievement or accomplishment that is solid and secure is in the physical material plane. It does have its other expressions in the vital and mental planes where the intensity cannot be as high as in the physical. This is known as the atmosphere. The intensity of the atmosphere changes. During periods of growth it rises; during periods of decay it shrinks. As the mental atmosphere gets saturated, opportunity rises in the vital plane, the rule being saturation of the atmosphere at one level creates the opportunity at the lower level. One who desires to accomplish, RESPONDS to the opportunity by recognizing it, accepting it as the base to work for final accomplishment. Opportunity is the readiness of the atmosphere. Opportunity is the ripe atmosphere. Atmosphere ripens into opportunity.

            Atmosphere responds to the readiness of man. Man is the microcosm of the macrocosm of the total environment. In one sense the environment is created by the individual and in another sense the individual is the concentration of the atmosphere. For the purposes of evolution, at least for our purposes of development, the individual determines his own accomplishment by his own choice. The moment be makes the choice, everything in the atmosphere rises to the occasion and is in full swing to fulfill his inner earnest endeavour.

Nothing responds like the atmosphere.


Man responds to the inescapable demands made on him as he is centred in the physical which awakens only to pressure.

Man responds to pressure.

Atmosphere responds to the ripe man.

            There is no enjoyment without accomplishment. There is no accomplishment without enjoyment.

Enjoy to accomplish

Accomplish to enjoy.

Accomplishment that issues an extraneous enjoyment is of a lower order. That is secondary and may not concern us when we deal with issues of development. That enjoyment which directly issues out of the accomplishment is real.

Accomplishment, as an exception, can be outside enjoyment.

Real accomplishment goes with real enjoyment.

story | by Dr. Radut