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”

Chasing The Shadows

Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow–Aesop Hello friends, Getting into the profession of a teacher I have to interact with so many people. In the process, so many newer dimensions of human relationships are unfolding before me. One thing I particularly observed is the fickleness and  impermanence of a strongContinue reading “Chasing The Shadows”

Towards Building Real Castles!

Start where are you.Use what you can.Do what you can.                – Arthur AsheHello friends, I greet you all with the above motivational quote by Arthur Ashe.To achieve something in life, merely making elaborate plans and not starting to act upon them in right earnest, will not do. Just waiting for the right moment and rightContinue reading “Towards Building Real Castles!”

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”

Reconnecting with Friends!

Hello friends,  I wish you all a very happy Friendship Day. Since this is a day to celebrate friendship,  how can I let go of the opportunity to reconnect with you all. Saying the truth,  l missed you all dearly. But sometimes we just get swept over by the circumstances that we couldn’t do theContinue reading “Reconnecting with Friends!”

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 Command of the Day

Either you run the day or the day runs you. — Jim Rohn Hello friends, I greet you all with above quote. It’s really very important that we should take control of our lives and lead it on our own terms otherwise we would be compelled to be led by the circumstances surrounding us. AContinue reading “The Command of the Day”

Quest for Captivity: Body, Land or Soul?

“The world tried to capture me but didn’t succeed”. – Gregory Skoda, an 18th-century philosopher-poet of Ukraine, requested this to be the epitaph on his tombstone, once he passed away. “I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but WW IV will be fought with sticks.” Albert Einstein. Hello friends, weContinue reading “Quest for Captivity: Body, Land or Soul?”

The essence of culture

I do not want my house to be Walled in on all sides and my windows to be stuffed. I want the cultures of all lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any. I refuse to live in other people’s housesContinue reading “The essence of culture”

The gift of love.

Friends, I greet you all with the above spring blooms. I wish these happy flowers be the harbinger of hope, joy and good health for all of us in the coming days. All the fears, apprehensions and doubts from our minds must be replaced by cheerful, positive and sanguine thoughts. Most of our souls haveContinue reading “The gift of love.”

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