Articles in: Inspiration

A Year-full of Opportunity

A Year-full of Opportunity

2004. The year that was. We could with a sweeping glance recapitulate all the world events – but enough will […]

The Soul of a Song

The Soul of a Song

As a child I have grown up to the tunes of Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Neil Diamond, Deep Purple… just […]

A Match for Yoga

A Match for Yoga

Badminton. Its my latest obsession. And yesterday, it revealed to me my latest realization… it seems there is very little […]

Adam

Adam

When Adam opened his eyes, he was in a garden.  But he didn’t know at that moment that it was […]

A Tribute

A Tribute

November celebrates the birth centenary of K.D. Sethna.  A member of the Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry, a sadhak, a […]

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

When L. Frank Baum gave to the world The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, he probably didn’t realise or at all […]

How do you Sleep?

How do you Sleep?

There’s a song by renowned singer John Lennon in which he says, “How do you sleep…?” – he is referring […]

A Full Circle

A Full Circle

Before I begin eating, I am in the habit of offering thanks to my gods for being kind and generous […]

Are Hinduism Studies Prejudiced?

Are Hinduism Studies Prejudiced?

    In this article we discuss the differences, in both approach and result, of Encarta’s articles on Hinduism in comparison […]

Where has the Soul-Force Gone?

Where has the Soul-Force Gone?

Someone remarked recently that five to ten decades ago, the quality of creativity in general was so exceptional and powerful […]

Looking the other Way

Looking the other Way

How often do you catch yourself saying something like this: “Oh… so and so is to blame – he gave […]

Blame Game

Blame Game

The Indians didn’t fare well in the Olympics. So we blamed the Federations. A tragic accident took place in a […]

Main Hoon Na (I am there)

Main Hoon Na (I am there)

Main Hoon Na (I am there!) Kiska hai ye tumko intezaar? Main hoon na. Dekhlo idhar to, ek bar, main […]

Ambassadors of…

Ambassadors of…

A school principal once said to her teenage students as they were leaving for their annual school trip – “Always […]

A Passion gone Wrong?

A Passion gone Wrong?

Film: The Passion of the Christ; Director: Mel Gibson. The film reveals the last day lived by Christ, complete with […]

A Lesson in Love

A Lesson in Love

“The tragedies of the heart and the body are the weeping of children over their little griefs and their broken […]

Learning from Hollywood

Learning from Hollywood

I saw a film some time ago which left a lasting impression on me, which in itself is something quite […]

If Life was my Teacher

If Life was my Teacher

The soul came to the world to learn a lesson, to live out a mystery that only life can unravel. […]

Right Here, Right Now…

Right Here, Right Now…

The present is the most important moment. Why? Because that’s when we are taking decisions directly responsible for our future. […]

The Flower

The Flower

The park bench was deserted as I sat down to read Beneath the long, straggly branches of an old willow […]

Shaper Shaped

Shaper Shaped

In days gone by I used to be A potter who would feel His fingers mould the yielding clay To […]

The Virtues

The Virtues

Once upon a time there was a splendid palace, in the heart of which lay a secret sanctuary, whose threshold […]

The Secret of a Successful Marriage

The Secret of a Successful Marriage

My grandmother got married at the age of four. My mum and dad never met until the day of their […]

David Frawley, the Author

David Frawley, the Author

I first became aware of David Frawley’s work earlier this year when I was at the University bookshop in Bloomsbury, […]

God Bless You, God

God Bless You, God

God bless you, God? Odd isn’t it? I thought so too but it came to me so spontaneously. As if […]

Lord of the Rings

Lord of the Rings

Film: Lord of the Rings; Director: Peter Jackson It’s astounding how children’s stories, fables, tales, rhymes, poems, ditties et al […]

The Tale of the Unknown Island

The Tale of the Unknown Island

Book: The Tale of the Unknown Island; Author: Jose Saramago Now one can understand the thoughtful look on the cleaning […]

Summer Magic

Summer Magic

It’s the month of June and summer has us in its tight grasp, making us think of far-away places, where […]

From One Generation to Another

From One Generation to Another

I have finally found a situation where being selfish has paid off. Astounding, isn’t it? I thought so too and […]

Mister God, This is Anna

Mister God, This is Anna

Book: Mister God, This is Anna; Author: Fynn “The difference from a person and an angel is easy. Most of […]