Acceptance – the key to emotional freedom – Part 3

Acceptance – the key to emotional freedom – Part 3 »

Sounds abstract? Do you wish you could get more clarity?

A case study

During our daily meditation session, my mind wanders. Ironically, this

Acceptance – the key to emotional freedom – Part 2

Acceptance – the key to emotional freedom – Part 2 »

You may wonder if he wasn’t aware all these years of the problem harassing him. He surely knew, but before the practice of

My Reflection on 21 days’ lockdown

My Reflection on 21 days’ lockdown »

I took life for granted. I thought my freedom was always available. Now I am exposed – am I really a free bird

Acceptance – the key to emotional freedom – Part 1

Acceptance – the key to emotional freedom – Part 1 »

“Happiness can exist only in acceptance.”

–    George Orwell (famous English novelist and critic of the early twentieth century)

If you are locked in

Happiness – in pleasure or perseverance? –  Part 2

Happiness – in pleasure or perseverance? – Part 2 »

And the result of connecting to my purpose is I got this piece on print. After all, every tree was once upon a

Happiness – in pleasure or perseverance? –  Part 1

Happiness – in pleasure or perseverance? – Part 1 »

“Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in the running after swift but synthetic happiness.”

–    A.P.J.Abdul Kalam (an aerospace scientist and former

Do you Contribute more than you Connect? – Part 4

Do you Contribute more than you Connect? – Part 4 »

1.     Observe self without judgment

Notice what you feel and recognize your needs. If you could keep a card that contains a list of

Do you pause to connect? – Part 3 »

If you don’t identify what you want, how will you ever attain it and why does it matter to anyone at all? You

Do you pause to connect? –  Part 2

Do you pause to connect? – Part 2 »

At the age of eighty, Srila Prabhupada traveled, wrote, spoke, corresponded with hundreds of disciples world over, and worked more than twenty hours

Do you pause to connect? –  Part 1

Do you pause to connect? – Part 1 »

“Wisdom tends to grow in proportion to one’s awareness of one’s ignorance.”

–    Anthony de Mello (Indian psychotherapist, spiritual teacher, writer, and a Jesuit

The irony of Happiness – Part 2 »

“A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?”

–    Albert Einstein

Imagine

The irony of Happiness – Part 1

The irony of Happiness – Part 1 »

“The obsession with instant gratification blinds us from our long-term potential.”

–         Mike Dooley (Best-selling author, speaker and entrepreneur)

We live at times of

Are you a different person inside? – Part 5 »

Many spiritualists, in their youthful zeal, take lifelong vows, not realizing the hardships involved over time. With advancing age, when the severity of

Are you a different person inside? – Part 4 »

An incident some time ago helped me and my friends develop an action plan to live more compatible with our inner selves.

Our

Are you a different person inside? – Part 3

Are you a different person inside? – Part 3 »

The devil inside

If our inside is different from our outside, eventually the inside would take revenge.

One day, in our yoga center,

Are you a different person inside? – Part 2

Are you a different person inside? – Part 2 »

What’s inside can’t be hidden for long

The first verse of the Bhagavad Gita reveals this principle.

Dhritarashtra said: O Sanjaya, after my

Are you a different person inside? – Part 1

Are you a different person inside? – Part 1 »

“O serpent heart hid with a flowering face! Did ever a dragon keep so fair a cave?”

–    William Shakespeare in his play ‘Romeo

Attention to details– Part 5

Attention to details– Part 5 »

God, seated in our heart as the Supersoul, is watching our actions and motivations. Just as a CCTV camera observes everything neutrally, the

Attention to details– Part 4

Attention to details– Part 4 »

He even dismissed the fame as daft and ephemeral. In a career spanning almost four decades, he has acted only in twenty films,

Attention to details– Part 3

Attention to details– Part 3 »

In your study or job, it’s tempting to cut corners, especially if you can make a quick buck. But if you break universal

Attention to details– Part 1

Attention to details– Part 1 »

“The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus. Therefore concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand.”

–    Alexander Graham

The five cities in our inner world – Part 6

The five cities in our inner world – Part 6 »

To educate one’s conscience, we could try the following: journaling, scriptures, reading wisdom books, nature walks, contemplation and prayers.

Scriptures help to develop

The five cities in our inner world – Part 5

The five cities in our inner world – Part 5 »

One morning, the stand was clean, but by evening, it was once again messy. Again, the next morning it was in order. Every

The five cities in our inner world – Part 4 »

Those with a developed manomaya kosha are generally happy, and they feel loved. If however, you are starved of affection and are generally

The five cities in our inner world – Part 3

The five cities in our inner world – Part 3 »

The energy body –  Pranamaya Kosha

However, like my friend, we don’t live only in one city. We too travel and spend lots of

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