A Sutra to help deal with Anger

Anger is “Bad“, so I had been taught… Anger is “Natural“, so I have learnt… Anger repressed inflames… Anger expressed wanes… In this realization, a vicious cycle of  “Control”, “Failure”, “Expectations” and”Guilt” drop of their own accord…          

While It Lasted!!

A simple “emoticon” cycle… an attempt to portray the indeed complex and unique web of human relations…applicable more than ever in today’s rapidly evolving world !!   The sequence of events-1… The Girl with a golden glow… The Guy with a shadowy green Meet through a Mate… They subsequently Meet and Mate and A radiance emanates… and Folks… Read More

In the Realm of Senses

One of the most famous quotes I have heard from the Indian mystic Adi Shankaracharya is that the “World is illusory”…This has been a bone of contention between many great scholars owing allegiance to a particular school of thought…So please permit me to introduce my 2 pennies worth and further add to the chaos 😉… Read More

An Authentic Introduction to Authenticity

Passing on the value of AUTHENTICITY to children through a medium of stories   A conversation between a religious priest.. and his child   Child: Who is God?   Father: God is a superman..all knowing..he is everywhere…   Up in the sky….he is the one overseeing the world and all individuals …He is the one… Read More

Drugs Vs Meditation

In  Drugs….its all about forgetting  yourself…. In Relaxation…you remember your true self…. One is available on the outer…. The other is available on the inner… One helps to forget your personality…. The other helps you realize your individuality… One eventually drags you into a hole… The other eventually dissolves you into the whole… One induces apparently… Read More

Overcoming Indecisiveness(a.k.a Procrastination)

Life is a Risk and the very nature of risk is taking a a decision. Even the simple act of a toss, before the start of any game involves risk. It may be excellent to win the toss, for the conditions are favorable to suit your strengths…but you may as well lose the toss…the risk… Read More

Anxiety Management…through Stories

It was a typical 1970-1980 setup of India, where landline telephones were a rarity. Telephone penetration was minuscule, as most telephone numbers were 3 digits long and most telephone exchanges were manually operated. Life had a leisurely charm associated with it. There was no tearing hurry, no “Need for Speed”.Development too moved at its own… Read More

The Calm before the Storm

In response to Kat’s Twittering Tale #85 – 22 May 2018 I wish I could be as calm as the river mentioned the disciple. It is the calm before the storm. When the storm hits, the river would simply dance and enjoy the storm. Hankering for one is the way of the mind. Enjoying both… Read More

Forget about God…Know thy Devil

Yes, that’s right. You read it right. Know thy Devil instead!! Ain’t it easier? The Devil seems to reside in us, within us,up close and strongly associated. Have we not experienced  or experiencing feelings of anger, jealousy, envy, desire, lust,greed,comparison in us?? The immediate human tendency is to shut these feelings, is to brush them… Read More