How does the perfect symmetry and harmony between elements found in Nature help us balance our whole body and energy systems?
The other day I was having a conversation about the beauty of Nature. And it took me back to those first years I was discovering Art in school and how my eyes would adjust to observe the particular details of the subject of my painting. To be able to attempt making a similar copy of it, I had to observe it thoroughly and understand its essence, so that when I would look at what I painted, it gave me that same feeling.
In this way, I began to discover the hidden structure behind all what I was observing in Nature and the harmony with each other and within its own structure.
When then I discovered Mandalas it was magical for me because finally, I had found how to build one of those structures to manifest the perfection of a flower for example. So came the consciousness of the work involved in that expression of Beauty, which increased the value and importance of that flower, or of anything existing in Creation. Understanding the value of each thing from the smallest to the greatest and its correlation to one another made me enter into a world full of significance and discovering.
From Nature I began to fully understand the work of Arts of women and men who have arrived to express such perfection inspired by it, and the amount of work they have had to endure, through practice and learning, to arrive at such results.
I suppose that when one tries to re-create, manifest or care for such beauty such consciousness is acquired. And not only through visual art, I think of great talents being able to transmit such emotions through perfect words, and what about music and sound and last but not least our taste and smell senses through food and perfumes for example. Combining elements perfectly, resulting in a sublime experience through taste, especially when it is accompanied by the awareness of the amount of work from people and nature involved in making such a dish, from the first seed, to the talent behind the person that through his/her care has harvested such a great vegetable or fruit, the work involved by all the people that with their expertise make sure that these treasures arrive at our plates safely and so all the rest. The Art of perfumes and the power of smell. Architects. Engineers. And so the list could go on forever including all those that put passion and love in anything they do until reaching all the people that their whole life is dedicated to the care and protection of every aspect of the environment with all the risks involved. Such is the human orchestra, each playing its own instrument.
The beauty of Creation, resides first in what was here before us and the meaning of Life I believe is the glory and emotion of the appreciation of such perfection through consciousness, achieved in the experience of manifesting our own unique purpose. Finding that purpose I believe starts from attempting to express such perfection in our unique way according to our talents, for the joy and inspiration of others as well as to feel satisfied with oneself. The Circle of Life.
The influence of the harmony and perfection that Nature offers us every day on our well-being is immense and the work goes on unconsciously. Like the hidden structure behind the beauty of a flower, the hidden structures behind the beauty of our bodies are directly connected with our surroundings. Our eyes thus our unconscious minds recognize that order instantly before we are even conscious of it, like a little child recognizing its parents out of thousand different people. And we feel good.
I believe that is our Real Nature in all of us. But the struggle for survival that has accompanied civilizations and still does today prevent many from fulfilling that need. The destruction of entire forests caused by man, the torture of animals and people and everything we hear or read in the news every day, it is a result, as I understand it, from people that are deeply suffering within, often unconsciously, due to their life circumstances, for the inability to do what the True Self needs and find peace, blocking thus the connection to that subtle dimension that Nature offers us.
Through such an understanding you cannot but ask yourself as for how such perfection has come to fruition when you try to create anything usually perfection does not come out automatically, one needs to practice, learn and continue practicing until the desired result is reached. I am sure even geniuses like Mozart or many others have had to work a little on their grand successes. We do not have today the answers as to what or who is behind all this incredible Creation, we can only form beliefs. And I believe that it is too perfect for it to be just a fortunate coincidence. We can have theories but it is only through the practical experience that we arrive at real knowledge. And so it is also for the many people that are suffering today, they have not been given the chance or are unable to acquire the consciousness or sensibility to understand the importance and value of our environment and how Nature is a fundamental part of our existence if we want to see a better and peaceful world for all, leaving not one soul behind.