Three types of Love
We say that everything is god/ love. Love is in every cell of the body. We also say that we are all made up of this one consciousness. It exists in all of us. My question is, then why do we love someone more than others. Or, is it a different kind of love? Also, is there any such thing as soul mates?
In the Bhaktisutras, Narada describes that there are three kinds of Love.
- The Love that comes out of Charm
- That which comes out of comfort, and
- Divine Love
The love that comes out of charm does not last long. It comes out of unfamiliarity or out of attraction. In this, you lose the attraction fast, and boredom sets in, like most love marriages. This love may diminish and bring along with it fear, uncertainty, insecurity, and sadness.
The Love that comes out of comfort and familiarity grows. But this Love has no thrill, no enthusiasm, joy, or fire to it. For example, you are more comfortable with an old friend who is a familiar person, rather than with a new person.
Divine Love supersedes both of the above. Divine Love has ever newness. Divine love does not necessarily have to be for the idol sitting in the temple. Divine love is seeing that consciousness in him or her just as it is in you! The closer you go, there is more charm and depth. Divine Love has comfort, enthusiasm, and familiarity. There is never boredom, and it keeps everyone on their toes.
Worldly love can be like an ocean, yet an ocean has a bottom. But Divine Love is like the sky which is limitless, infinite. From the bottom of the Ocean, soar into the vast sky.
You asked if there is something like Soulmates First, meet with your soul, then you will know the answer. We are all the same oneness, the same consciousness, ONE soul… to help realize that you need to meditate regularly and apply Knowledge consistently.
Meet your SOUL first and find your soulmate! Happy Valentine’s Day!
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