Acceptance is an act of the heart, not the mind. I read this sentence a couple of years ago and thought that it was supremely profound. Never before had I looked at “acceptance” in this way so reading such a different thought was very interesting. However, I struggled to understand what this meant in practice. … More Acceptance is an act of the heart, not the mind.
Festivities are amidst in India these days with the festival of Navratri being celebrated for 9 consecutive days and ending with Dussehra being the grand finally on the 10th day. Though I do not live in India, I do see the energy, excitement, and colourfulness in photos posted on social media. People getting together to … More discriminating food?
Have you ever noticed how we use just a few words to describe such complex notions? Like “love”. This short four letter word can leave people feeling confused, excited, jealous and much more. But if we abandon this practice and explore the terms perhaps there is no need for confusion. In science and math, we … More Definition
I do not want to “face” each day. I want to live it. I want to observe it carefully. Examine it up close. Feel it every moment. I recently came across someone’s post on Facebook with a picture similar to this with a caption “This is how I wake up each morning, excited to … More I do not want to face each day.
Somewhere in our minds we know that someone somewhere out there doesn’t have the life we do. In those moments when we can recollect this fact we feel blessed and we glow with gratitude. Perhaps it’s when we see a particular commercial on TV of suffering children. Or perhaps when a friend tells you about … More Your Dreams Have Come True
I am there, somewhere below the deep layers of my consciousness.
Dear Mr. X, You have introduced me to the world of spirituality which has changed my life. Everyday that I meditate, I cannot help but think about its benevolent impact on you. I watch you evolve all the time; not letting things bother you. You have set an extraordinary example for me, one I try … More On Ignorance
When you teach a kid that 1 + 1 = 2 and they look confused, what do you do? You find objects and demonstrate this concept. “One pencil and another pencil makes two pencils.” “If you add one more apple to your basket, you will have two apples.” And so on and so on. Until … More You Are In The Matrix
It is interesting to see people come together for someone else. Someone you thought was forgotten. Someone who no longer made any sort of impact on your life. Yet when life gets shaken up and disturbed from its predetermined trajectory, you see people come together. They join in and share their disbelief at the randomness … More Life’s Pawns
The snow was slowly tickling down, decorating my night with its beauty. The trees were no longer standing in solitude; it was as if the snow came down just to keep it company on new year’s eve. The view reminded me of the quote from Lilo & Stitch: “Ohana means family. Family means nobody gets left … More The Best of Humanity