Discovering The Lake of Tranquility

Control the fickle mind by restraint of breath. Then it would like a tethered animal, cease to stray.  –  Ramana Maharshi Hello friends, I have heard somewhere that there are three monkeys whom are needed to be tamed in order to find lasting peace in life. They are mobile, money and mind. All the threeContinue reading “Discovering The Lake of Tranquility”

The Volcano and the Flower

If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?  –  Khalil Gibran. Hello friends it’s more than 100 days of the war and it’s still raging, killing, maiming and displacing innocent people as well as scores of brave soldiers from both sides. When and how it’s going to end, no bodyContinue reading “The Volcano and the Flower”

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”

My name is Marwa

https://wp.me/pdG4Mh-e Hello friends, today I got to read the post of a brave young woman hailing from Gaza strip. Her name is Marwa. I was sweetly surprised to see such courage and strong determination to uplift her own and other women of her community. How she struggled against all odds to persue higher studies. HerContinue reading “My name is Marwa”

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”

Way to ‘Happily Ever After’

Hello friends, when two people fall in love and get married, it’s the ultimate happy ending of any romance. But in fact the real story starts right after the matrimony, both belonging to different set of upbringing and habituated to separate lifestyle, start sharing their life with each other. In zest, a common reference isContinue reading “Way to ‘Happily Ever After’”

The Journey to ‘Wokeness’

Hello friends, few days ago l came to know about the term ‘wokeness’ or ‘the great awokening’. The words were used in a column written by Amulya Gopalkrishnan in the esteemed daily ‘The Times of India’. It’s in fact, a subtle movement of people, sometimes by the own younger family members gently nudging the elderContinue reading “The Journey to ‘Wokeness’”

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