How to live your life? Book review: Siddhartha by Herman Hesse. I explore learnings over multiple re-reads and share a summary of the book.
How do you live a full life? You need Science, Religion and Spiritual – all in the right proportion. Together they can elevate our lives.
Deepavali elevates goodwill to a whole new level. Deepavali - often called the festival of lights - is very special - it oozes goodwill and gratitude. You share sweets, gifts and greetings with your neighbours, relatives and every one involved in your life (yeah - … Continue reading Deepavali – the Festival that everyone loves
My experiences from the isha shoonya course - you come back not just with a practice but with a new way of looking at life itself
I feel we need the comfort food offered by religion more than ever today - and here's why.
Why do we go to a temple? *To pray of course. *Everytime? *Yes. Well maybe there are other answers too… a. I go for finding a sense of peace. Unadulterated, spacious calm - it soothes me. b. I go because it’s the right thing to do. … Continue reading A musing on why we visit temples….
The week saw a dear colleague suffer a loss - a sibling passed away suddenly. Disbelief, grief, anger - all the reactions that death triggers were on display. As always, when you meet Death, you have to pause. This is true every single time. And … Continue reading Death and the lessons it teaches us..
Musing on a recent tragedy - and what we can - and cannot do.
Sogyal Rinpoche illustrates how we keep failing repeatedly by getting into a pattern and finally realize truth and wisdom through this beautiful poem authored by Portia Nelson: 1) I walk down the street There is a deep hole in the sidewalk I fall in I … Continue reading Autobiography in Five chapters – a poem
Words and the "spaces between words"....
Rumi's "The Guest House" - come partake of infinite wisdom...
The last few weeks have brought on smiles, chuckles, frowns - a rainbow of emotions - an invariable event when the World Cup is on. This blog too tended to stay away from brooding for a few weeks, however a question from a friend got … Continue reading Musings on Life’s purpose