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Brahmachari Uddhav Chaitanya on being Spiritual

Brahmachari Uddhav Chaitanya is associated with the Chinmaya Mission.

Spirituality is a process of reversal. Mind you, the process is reversing and not “aversing”.

It is a technique to reverse the focus from the external world to the internal world. That does not mean that we become averse to the world outside. It is just that we reorient our focus to something internal. It is a habit that has to be gradually developed and inculcated.
For instance, people in India habitually drive on the left-hand side because that is the rule. 

When we first come here to the United States and see people driving on the right-hand side and when we ourselves have to drive on the right-hand side, it takes us at least a few weeks to reorient ourselves. For some it may take even longer!

So the habit of outwardly-ness which has been a part of our nature through the ages, through so many lives, as so many different species has to be changed to turn inwards. 

That is called being spiritual.
Brahmachari Uddhav Chaitanya