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Five ways to find your Purpose-Part 7

Five ways to find your Purpose-Part 7 »

As he now rose to be a national hero, he remained grounded. Externally he possessed the skills, but the inner secret of his

Five ways to find your Purpose-Part 6

Five ways to find your Purpose-Part 6 »

I once asked Giriraj Swami what was that love and purpose that burnt like a blazing fire within him? What inspired him to

Five ways to find your Purpose-Part 5

Five ways to find your Purpose-Part 5 »

This mantra essentially means, ‘My dear Lord, I love you; Oh Lord and divine mother- the internal potency of God- please engage me

Five ways to find your Purpose-Part 4

Five ways to find your Purpose-Part 4 »

As long as we live trapped in our mind’s likes and dislikes – the duality of this world – we can’t access the

Five ways to find your Purpose-Part 3

Five ways to find your Purpose-Part 3 »

“But we are supposed to do what’s important for others, right?” he asked somewhat intrigued at my proposal that he live a life

Five ways to find your Purpose-Part 2

Five ways to find your Purpose-Part 2 »

There are five practices to help you find your purpose:                                              

1.    Daily journaling for ten minutes

Write for a minimum of ten

Marry a Purpose- Part 4

Marry a Purpose- Part 4 »

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Hirkani had that purpose – her

Marry a Purpose- Part 3

Marry a Purpose- Part 3 »

Hirkani knew the forest was dangerous and she also wouldn’t dare to climb down the wall the next day. Nonetheless, on that fateful

Marry a Purpose- Part 2

Marry a Purpose- Part 2 »

She slowly climbed down in the dark, placing each foot carefully and warding off the bats that flew around her. Undaunted, she passed

Marry a Purpose- Part 1

Marry a Purpose- Part 1 »

“Cat: Where are you going?                                                                   

Alice: Which way should I go?

Cat: That depends on where you are going

Alice: I don’t know

Sanity in an age of Intensity – Part 3

Sanity in an age of Intensity – Part 3 »

On the other hand when we ‘Receive’ grace, and lead a life of quiet acceptance, we align our body and mind to the

Sanity in an age of Intensity – Part 2

Sanity in an age of Intensity – Part 2 »

How each one of us responds to our environment is determined by the way our autonomic nervous system (ANS) is developed. The ANS

Sanity in an age of Intensity – Part 1

Sanity in an age of Intensity – Part 1 »

“Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.” – Albert Einstein

We often hear: You achieve success when you work hard for it.

Transcending glamour- Part 4

Transcending glamour- Part 4 »

A friend shared this realization:

“I had vowed to give up eating sweets and deep fried items as my triglyceride count crossed the

Transcending glamour- Part 3

Transcending glamour- Part 3 »

Mansoor Khan launched his cousin Aamir Khan in his movies and Aamir went on to become a superstar. After two more movies established

Transcending glamour- Part 2

Transcending glamour- Part 2 »

Unfortunately the glamour world blows up things; it presents a larger than life picture and if we fall for it, we get badly

Transcending glamour- Part 1

Transcending glamour- Part 1 »

“In our society hardly anyone has been taught how to think, while millions have been taught what to think”

–         Peter Hitchens (English journalist

The Power of being Small- Part 2

The Power of being Small- Part 2 »

If we live in fear and hate, if that’s the foundational existence of our minds, then even minor issues trigger more fear and

The Power of being Small- Part 3

The Power of being Small- Part 3 »

He cites a simple example of primary goods obtained from nature; many who assume water, air or gas to be part of income

The Power of being Small- Part 1

The Power of being Small- Part 1 »

“I am good but not an angel. I do sin but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in

A space beyond the Mind – Part 3

A space beyond the Mind – Part 3 »

In the spiritual tradition I come from, we softly chant the Holy Names of God on our prayer beads, and the entire focus

A space beyond the Mind – Part 2

A space beyond the Mind – Part 2 »

It’s absolutely vital for our well-being to live in the present. That doesn’t mean we don’t plan our future or analyse our past

A space beyond the Mind – Part 1

A space beyond the Mind – Part 1 »

“Forever is composed of nows” – Emily Dickinson (American poet of the nineteenth century)

Rahul Dravid was down and out, almost. He came in

Self-Love – is it safe and healthy? – Part 4

Self-Love – is it safe and healthy? – Part 4 »

When is Self-condemnation healthy?

The great saints of yore who criticized themselves did so because their hearts overflowed with love and gratitude. They

Self-Love – is it safe and healthy? – Part 3

Self-Love – is it safe and healthy? – Part 3 »

Some principles like humility and gratitude can be abstract and one needs to personally practise them to derive their rich spiritual benefits.

Making

Self-Love – is it safe and healthy? – Part 2

Self-Love – is it safe and healthy? – Part 2 »

It’s true that both extremes of self-love or self-hatred can be disastrous. A simple way to love your own self and yet not

Self-Love – is it safe and healthy? – Part 1

Self-Love – is it safe and healthy? – Part 1 »

“A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval”

–         Mark Twain (American humourist famous for his novel, The adventures of Huckleberry Finn, popularly called as ‘The

The wonder of ‘Appreciation’- Part 3

The wonder of ‘Appreciation’- Part 3 »

Learning to appreciate oneself

I can hear your protest, “I always appreciate others, but no one encourages me. I am only giving. I

The wonder of ‘Appreciation’- Part 2

The wonder of ‘Appreciation’- Part 2 »

Lesson from a Taxi driver

I learnt this lesson recently when after an unpleasant management meeting I travelled to a place in a

The wonder of ‘Appreciation’- Part 1

The wonder of ‘Appreciation’- Part 1 »

“The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.”

     –  Ralph Waldo Emerson (American philosopher of the mid-19th century)

Human Being or Human Doing? – Part 2

Human Being or Human Doing? – Part 2 »

If I am resolute to study medicine when I love engineering, I’d likely be frustrated. A determination is a limited resource; if I

Human Being or Human Doing? – Part 1

Human Being or Human Doing? – Part 1 »

‘Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.’

–    Albert Camus (French philosopher and Nobel laureate)

In the legendary

Three keys to developing Acceptance- Part 5

Three keys to developing Acceptance- Part 5 »

Step 3: The Baby steps

A local NGO needed help with their school at the slums, and they looked for volunteers to teach

Three keys to developing Acceptance- Part 4

Three keys to developing Acceptance- Part 4 »

As you affirm, you could spend some time seeing the reality you desire, in your own mind. Spend some quiet moments where you

Three keys to developing Acceptance- Part 3

Three keys to developing Acceptance- Part 3 »

Affirmation is therefore, a critical first of the three steps to develop Acceptance.

An example of an affirmation:

 ‘I approve of myself, and

Three keys to developing Acceptance- Part 2

Three keys to developing Acceptance- Part 2 »

Our lives are steeped in artificiality; we hardly connect to our authentic God gifted talents. Instead, we seek to live according to other’s

Three keys to developing Acceptance- Part 1

Three keys to developing Acceptance- Part 1 »

“For, after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining is let it rain.”

          – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (American

Slow down to speed up – Part 5

Slow down to speed up – Part 5 »

Chanting and hearing the transcendental sound vibration of scriptures helps us connect to God. The sound purifies our heart and helps connect our

Slow down to speed up – Part 4

Slow down to speed up – Part 4 »

I like to remember what Steven Covey, one of the most influential Management gurus of the twentieth century, called as the ‘law of

Slow down to speed up – Part 3

Slow down to speed up – Part 3 »

1.     Time with Nature

If you want fresh air and positive energy, sit under a tree or better yet, hug one. Trees are the

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