Republic Day: A Retrospection

Hello friends, I wish a very happy Republic Day to my all fellow Indians. On this day, on 26th January, 1950, our country became a Republic by adopting her own constitution. Our constitution is a written one, the entire set of rules and laws relying on which, the entire country is governed. We did getContinue reading “Republic Day: A Retrospection”

The Discovery

To drink pure water from a shallow pond, one should gently take the water from the surface without disturbing it in the least…..If you desire to be pure, have firm faith and slowly go on with your devotional practices without wasting your energy in useless scriptural discussions and arguments. —–Sri Ramakrishna. Hello friends, the endlessContinue reading “The Discovery”

Morning Shows the Day or….

Painting courtesy: Riya, a birthday gift to me. Hello friends, we all have heard that morning shows the day but it was proved literally wrong in my case. Today when I got up in the morning about 7.45 am (it was the weekend afterall), there was no sign of bright sun trickling in. I apprehensivelyContinue reading “Morning Shows the Day or….”

The Intent of life: realising the self

Immerse your mind in holy waters of viveka(the right understanding, consciousness ), so that vices like fear, anxiety, aversion, jealousy and hatred could be washed away. Hello friends, in the current atmosphere of incessant scare posed by the pandemic, the anxiety has become our constant companion. As far as my experience indicates that more IContinue reading “The Intent of life: realising the self”

Makar Sankranti

Friends, 14th January is a very special day for Indians. While whole of India celebrate it as ‘makar sankranti, the harvest festival celebrated under many names across India.Punjabis celebrate it as Lohri, in the night of 13th January. They light bonfire and dance ‘gidda’ and ‘bhangra’ around it and savour sweets like rewari, laddus andContinue reading “Makar Sankranti”

The Contentment and Malnutrition

In his acceptance speech of Noble peace prize, the executive director of World Food Programme, emphasized that the food is”the pathway to peace. “ Hello friends, hope you all are fairing well in your respective fields. If you find something bumpy on your way, don’t ever loose your heart or patience. Eventually you will rideContinue reading “The Contentment and Malnutrition”

For the Happier Ambience

“If dark and ominous thoughts start residing in your psyche, then you are consciously polluting your own heart and mind ” – My mother in law. Hello friends, for a full two years very few people can boast that they are not adversely affected by the unfortunate and unprecedented developments, which has almost swamped theContinue reading “For the Happier Ambience”

The great balancing act

If you do not allow nets with too fine a mesh to be used in large ponds, there will be more fish than they can eat; if axes are permitted in the forest only in the proper season, there will be more timber than they need. Hello friends, hope you all are taking extra careContinue reading “The great balancing act”

Ushering in a New Year

The future starts today, not tomorrow – Pope John Paul Il Hello friends, I greet you all in the very first post of the very fresh new year. Hope you all have celebrated the holidays with your loved ones. We all are again staring at the onset of the third wave in India, but asContinue reading “Ushering in a New Year”

Amending the faults

It’s of no use to discover our own faults and infirmities unless the discovery prompts us to amendment. – John Quincy Adams. The unexamined life is not worth living – Socrates. Hello friends, I greet you all with the above quotes. It’s the day of a year end and another about to begin in fewContinue reading “Amending the faults”

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