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”

To Search for a Mirage!

Cover photo painted by my daughter, Riya “When we are able to stop we can pay attention to everything that is happening in our bodies and in our minds; this way we can begin to take care of ourselves. We already have enough conditions for our happiness. We just need to stop and recognise themContinue reading “To Search for a Mirage!”

The Tale of a Rescued Dog.

“Whoso wreaks injury with a rod/ On creature fain for happiness/ When the self hereafter he seeks for happiness/ Not his, it may be, happiness to win.” – Udana. Hello friends, yesterday, October 4, was celebrated as world animal day, the feast day of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. It wasContinue reading “The Tale of a Rescued Dog.”

Sharing an old poetry.

Pic ctsy: My daughter Riya Hello friends, today while going through the old documents, my husband found a piece of paper and handed it over to me. I instantly recognised the scribble and took it with a gleeful smile. So many sweet memories of the days bygone came flooding through me. They had practically goneContinue reading “Sharing an old poetry.”

A Streetcar Named Desire.

Friends, on the auspicious birthday of Lord Krishna, we will discuss the two greatest enemies of humans as pointed out by Him, in Bhagavad  Gita, (third chapter).Yes, they are desire and anger. The desire  fills us with the boundless appetite to enjoy and relish the physical luxuries of life as much as we can, thatContinue reading “A Streetcar Named Desire.”

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