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 Seeds of Peace

People are tired of games played for power and profit; they are tired of hatred and conflict. They want to live with more wisdom, confidence and in peace. I am convinced that the 21st century must see a movement to sow the seeds of peace, happiness and trust in every person’s heart.  Daisaku Ikeda. HelloContinue reading “The Seeds of Peace”

The Numero Uno

The oppressive heat about to snare, yet humans slanging the dare. Chasing the blind race for the supremacy, bypassing the term called diplomacy. Innocent souls perished or compelled, to live a life of untold misery. Mere pawns in the game of contenders, each want to become numero uno. Forgetting, there is only One Creator ofContinue reading “The Numero Uno”

A Glimmer of Hope

Hello friends, a particular piece of news published in The Times of India, Kolkata edition, got me into contemplation mode.Though the news do not have high profile people in it, but the relevance is never the less. It’s about some tribal villages of Purulia district of West Bengal, India, concerning man and animal conflict. IContinue reading “A Glimmer of Hope”

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 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”

The garden on a table!

Hello friends, It’s the first day of December and I greet you all with the photos of the small green corner created by my daughter, right in her bedroom. The space constraints in today’s flats prevent us from having a lush garden of our own ( though most of the housing society boast of aContinue reading “The garden on a table!”

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