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A Homage to The Teachers of My Life

The influence of teachers extends beyond the classroom, well into the future. – F. Sionil Jose Hello friends! Wish you all a very happy Teacher’s Day and our remembrance to Sri Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, the first Vice President of India, on his birthday. He was a respected teacher, a philosopher and a statesman. On this dayContinue reading “A Homage to The Teachers of My Life”

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The Art of Acceptance

I have  no methods; all I do is accept people as they are — Joan RiversHello friends,  greetings to you all. In our day to day interaction with people we come in contact with, we tend to get unhappy on the  pretext of seeing a slightest anomaly in the behavior of others.  We fret andContinue reading “The Art of Acceptance”

In Memoriam, My Mother.

Cover art of my parents, by my daughter (follow her art on instagram- https://instagram.com/reflections_of_mind_?igshid=a1taiqld6t2f) Hello friends, wish you all a very happy mother’s day. Stay happy and safe and follow all the safety protocols. I am reblogging my earlier post on my mother. Do give it a kind read. Reminiscing the person, who had givenContinue reading “In Memoriam, My Mother.”

Machine and the Operator

The one who has realised God feels: I’m the machine,  and Thou, O Lord the Operator. I am the house and Thou art the dweller. I am the chariot and Thou art the Driver. I move as Thou movest me; I speak as Thou makest me speak.  –  Sri Ramakrishna. Hello friends, a very warmContinue reading “Machine and the Operator”

Open the mind

If you really wish to develop your life, you must first develop your mind. When you listen to any teaching, you first have to relax totally and open up so that you will receive something. Any sort of container has to be open in order to get something inside. – Gyalwang Drukpa Hello friends, weContinue reading “Open the mind”

The Sublime and the Base

A sublime thought elevates the mind and expands the heart; a base thought excites the mind and renders the feelings morbid and dark. Those who have a little control over their thoughts and speech will have a calm, serene, beautiful, charming, face, a sweet voice and their eyes will turn brilliant and lustrous. –   SwamiContinue reading “The Sublime and the Base”

A Miraculous Save.

Hello friends, amidst the devastation and despair of war, I want to share a unique piece of news which would surely lift your collective mood. The particular information came to me from my daughter who is currently doing her internship. One of her intern friend was deputed in a semi-urban Government Health Dispensary as aContinue reading “A Miraculous Save.”

The Train of Thoughts

We have only to think correctly, and everything will immediately become heaven. Hell will become heaven, provided our thinking is set right. – Swami Krishnananda. Hello friends, hope you all are doing well. Today we will delve into the realm of our thought process. The triggers to our train of thoughts and how our actionsContinue reading “The Train of Thoughts”

Pure Love

Pure love is matchless in majesty; it has no parallel in power, and there is no darkness it can dispel. It is the undying flame that has set all life aglow, yet it must be kindled and rekindled in the abysmal darkness of selfish thoughts, selfish words and selfish deeds. – Avatar Meher Baba. HelloContinue reading “Pure Love”

Celebrating Saint Valentine.

Things are beautiful if you love them. – Jean Anouilh. Hello friends, Happy Valentine’s Day to you all in advance. Wish you a great time with your loved ones, commemorating, Saint Valentine, the apostle of love. In this feel-good atmosphere, we must all strive to make our near and dear ones happy. If we canContinue reading “Celebrating Saint Valentine.”