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Are your feelings yours?

Are your feelings yours? »

Do you feel emotions fully, and more importantly are they yours?

Or is it that others’ concerns, activities, and comments

Propaganda- the challenge to a life of Purpose – Part 3

Propaganda- the challenge to a life of Purpose – Part 3 »

We are exposed

We may claim to have a mission in life, but it could very well be somebody

Propaganda – the challenge to a life of Purpose – Part 2

Propaganda – the challenge to a life of Purpose – Part 2 »

1.     Propaganda – Beware!

The inner search to find our true north is in itself fulfilling, and once we have

Propaganda – the challenge to a life of Purpose – Part 1

Propaganda – the challenge to a life of Purpose – Part 1 »

“I am not who you think I am; I am not who I think I am; I am who I

Death- a springboard for freedom – Part 2

Death- a springboard for freedom – Part 2 »

Unlike Mr. Rehman who was allowed to use facilities for some time even after retirement, we are disdainfully stripped off all

Death- a springboard for freedom – Part 1

Death- a springboard for freedom – Part 1 »

“Preparing for death is one of the most empowering things you can do. Thinking about death clarifies your life.” – Candy

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? – Part 6

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? – Part 6 »

But what about the love and support that you need?

Yes, we do have a social need – we are humans after

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? – Part 5

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? – Part 5 »

What do we need to leave a legacy?

To leave a legacy, you don’t need recognition; you only need a

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? –  Part 4

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? – Part 4 »

Let’s celebrate our ordinariness

Next time someone tells you to unleash the Hanuman within yourself, ask instead if he

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? – Part 3

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? – Part 3 »

Be honest- know your capacity

In the Ramayana, the monkey soldiers of Sugriva analyzed how they would jump over the ocean to

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? –  Part 2

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? – Part 2 »

Obsession with greatness

Our obsession with extraordinary success and fame blinds us to the simple and ordinary pleasures of life. Our reckless

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? – Part 1

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? – Part 1 »

“Be yourself – not your idea of what you think somebody else’s idea of yourself should be.” –  Henry David Thoreau (American

Death-inevitable but Living- Optional – Part 4

Death-inevitable but Living- Optional – Part 4 »

As a wise person said even good men must die, but death cannot kill their names. Cory has etched a name

Death-inevitable but Living- Optional – Part 3

Death-inevitable but Living- Optional – Part 3 »

When she died in 2009, the world mourned and applauded her contributions.

While living, she was fearless even amidst half a

Death-inevitable but Living- Optional – Part 2

Death-inevitable but Living- Optional – Part 2 »

Benigno Aquino led the crusade against the couple’s dictatorship of over two decades. His popularity soared, and the citizens saw in him,

Death-inevitable but Living- Optional – Part 1

Death-inevitable but Living- Optional – Part 1 »

“While I thought I was learning to live, I have been learning how to die.”

– Leonardo da Vinci (an Italian scientist

Know your Needs and Feelings – Part 3

Know your Needs and Feelings – Part 3 »

Connect to your Feelings and Needs

I pointed to the card on the table and asked him to see it.

Know your Needs and Feelings – Part 2

Know your Needs and Feelings – Part 2 »

 

 

Balance courage with consideration

But the good news is there is a way out: Invoke your courage to balance

Know your Needs and Feelings – Part 1

Know your Needs and Feelings – Part 1 »

“From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.”

– Karl Marx (German philosopher and economist of the

Are religious practises Bribery to God? – Part 2

Are religious practises Bribery to God? – Part 2 »

Scriptures are a manual given by our loving father, God, and they work on similar principles. For the distracted souls, material

Are religious practises Bribery to God? – Part 1

Are religious practises Bribery to God? – Part 1 »

“Like when you sit in front of a fire in winter – you are just there in front of the fire.

What’s wrong with our children? – Part 2

What’s wrong with our children? – Part 2 »

I couldn’t help contrast Ricky’s life with my formative years. As kids, if we misbehaved, our mother would tell us she had

What’s wrong with our children? – Part 1

What’s wrong with our children? – Part 1 »

“The child is the father of Man.”

– William Wordsworth (famous English poet of the nineteenth century)

Ricky is eleven years old

Amazing contradiction in spiritual life

Amazing contradiction in spiritual life »

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched… but are felt in the heart.”

– Helen

Surrender – A happy experience

Surrender – A happy experience »

“Surrender is like a fish finding the current and going with it.”

– Mark Nepo (poet, philosopher and spiritualist, and author

Two ways of seeing reality

Two ways of seeing reality »

“The true work of art is but a shadow of divine perfection.”

–         Michelangelo (16th Century Italian sculptor, considered as the greatest influence

The peace phrase-‘Always Servant’- Part 2

The peace phrase-‘Always Servant’- Part 2 »

The Service industry caters to the needs of millions daily, but are we really serving others on this planet? Most

The peace phrase – ‘Always Servant’ –  Part 1

The peace phrase – ‘Always Servant’ – Part 1 »

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” – Albert Einstein

I rose to go to the

It’s okay to be bored

It’s okay to be bored »

“When you pay attention to boredom, it gets unbelievably interesting.”

– John Kabat-Zinn (Professor of Medicine and Mindfulness and author of

The mystery of Sacrifice

The mystery of Sacrifice »

“Are you ready to sacrifice who you are for what you will become?”

–    Eric Thomas (Motivational speaker and Christian preacher

God’s jacket for you – Part – 3

God’s jacket for you – Part – 3 »

The situation in life that you accept as a specific gift from God is your coat of purification. And if you

God’s jacket for you – Part – 2

God’s jacket for you – Part – 2 »

Instead of wasting our lives adjusting the coat on our body, let’s choose to accept it as a gift and move

God’s jacket for you – Part 1

God’s jacket for you – Part 1 »

“You are always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.”

– Diane Von Furstenberg (famous Belgian-American fashion designer, considered

Seek Knowledge and Gratitude- the right Attitude!

Seek Knowledge and Gratitude- the right Attitude! »

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”      

–         Benjamin Franklin (Author, Scientist, Statesman and one of the Founding Fathers of

The sacred virtue of Aspiration – Part 2

The sacred virtue of Aspiration – Part 2 »

Ben Johnson, however, was determined to make a comeback, and five years later he won a fifty meters race in France

The sacred virtue of Aspiration – Part 1

The sacred virtue of Aspiration – Part 1 »

“Are we being good ancestors?”

– Jonas Salk (a Medical researcher who developed one of the first successful polio vaccines)

In a

Catch them doing Right

Catch them doing Right »

“We only have what we give.”

–         Isabel Allende (Chilean writer and novelist)

Once I wrote on a board: 5

Where does God live – here or in heaven?

Where does God live – here or in heaven? »

‘I can see God in my business, family and morning walks’ declared one middle aged man, while another mused, ‘My suffering would

Seeing God in Music – 2

Seeing God in Music – 2 »

While Rafi looked at Naushad as if to indicate he is responsible for the spiritual effect of the song, Naushad in

Seeing God in Music – 1

Seeing God in Music – 1 »

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words, and that which cannot remain silent.”

– Victor Hugo (French novelist and poet,

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