Apart from the sound of the rain drops, everything around me is very silent and calm. It's evening, 6.55 pm. The sky appears to be faded because of the clouds but it's sparkling brightly. The view around me is making my heart ponder. Ahhhh. The wandering clouds are trying to go back home. A sudden … Continue reading This is why I like rains.
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Above the entrance to the Oracle at Delphi were written the words, “Know Thyself.” Jesus came along and added a sense of urgency and consequence to the ancient idea when he said, “If you bring forth what is within you, what you bring forth will save you. If you do not bring forth what is … Continue reading Know Thyself
I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am. Recently I had a secret plan to surprise a friend of mine who is an MBA grad by visiting him after a very long time. He is currently working in a well reputed corporate firm. … Continue reading Secret of Breathing – Deepen Your Stillness (2 minutes read)
Where am I heeding? Why do some people get attached towards some things whereas others don't? Why do some things can't fit into the thinking of others? I had many such questions in my head. After completing my first Vipassana course I got answers to all such questions and many more questions which no books … Continue reading My first experience of Vipassana meditation.
The tradition of yoga holds great depth and diversity, providing us with endless opportunities to explore and grow. While improving endurance, strength and flexibility are two obvious places to focus in order to progress in yoga, there are many other, more subtle, paths and tools that can help you become more proficient in your practice. … Continue reading 11 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR YOGA PRACTICE
My friends recently told me that one of his students left his class as the class was not entertaining her and was not giving her enough attention. Being from a prestigious family she was being humiliated by giving the same treatment like everyone else was given around. He was really shocked as it was a … Continue reading Humiliated? It’s alright!
I lived first in a little house, And lived there very well ; The world to me was small and round And made of pale-blue shell. I lived next in a little nest, Nor needed any other ; I thought the world was made of straw, And covered by my mother. One day I fluttered … Continue reading What a Bird Thought
Myth 1: Yoga comes from Hinduism. Yoga is Hindu just the way gravity is Christian. Just because the law of gravity was propounded by Isaac Newton, who lived in a Christian culture, does it make gravity Christian? Yoga is a technology. Anybody who is willing to make use of it can make use of it. … Continue reading Some Misconceptions regarding Yoga
Students struggling to keep up with studies and school or college, life can be easier with regular practice (at least once or twice a day) of meditation where you can see improvements in health and well-being and a sharp betterment in their academic performance. 1. Less Fear: Most parents associate the absence of good academic … Continue reading 10 Benefits of Meditation for Youngsters.
Robert Frost is my favorite poet. Although I love many of his poems, my favorite is “The Road Not Taken.” I use its lesson almost daily. The Road Not Taken Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one … Continue reading The road less travelled
Ego is that something, which has two aspects – the positive and the negative. The creativity in you – are the results of ego. At the same time, when you break down communication, when you isolate yourself, when you’re in tears, when you’re stressed – that is also ego. We do not know about the … Continue reading Ego And Self From A Different Angle