Why do we often make the wrong decisions? I came across an incredible insight from contemplating on a few messages in the Gita recently - it talks about the two powerful approaches we all have for connecting/ making decisions. The first is using discriminatory intelligence … Continue reading Better Decision making – The Gita and Proust to our rescue!
Why do we do things on email we wouldnt do in the physical world?!!
The audience is shifting its legs anxiously, "hey, where's all the spiritual stuff, the wisdom and so on this blog used to churn out - have these topics gone on a long vacation?" OK - here goes, let me pull some stuff from a wonderful … Continue reading Musings on perfection – From a commentary on the Heart Sutra
Think about a meeting. Pick anyone - a friend, a colleague, a casual acquaintance (for instance the postman!) or for that matter even an enemy you prefer to remember! Picture your meeting with him/her. The visuals, the sounds, the feel - everything. What do you … Continue reading Mirroring me on you””
I remember hearing this story: A zen master had a neighbour who always critiqued everything the master did. While this got on the disciples’ nerves, the master himself smiled on hearing the criticism, contemplated it awhile and went on his way. One day, the neighbour … Continue reading Cherish the friend with the alarm clock