Posts Tagged with: "attitude"

The Science of Living

The Science of Living

An aimless life is always a miserable life. Every one of you should have an aim. But do not forget […]

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It’s night. There is only one auto on the street. My mind starts ticking: Bas, Bacchu! This one is gonna […]

The Secret behind Pain

The Secret behind Pain

“Pain and grief are Nature’s reminder to the soul that the pleasure it enjoys is only a feeble hint of […]

Jumping Hurdles

Jumping Hurdles

Life is so incredibly interesting. Every step of the way, one comes across something new that challenges our very being. […]

Defying Gravity

Defying Gravity

We find the play of gravity as a constant in every dimension of our life. Most of us take it […]

New Beginnings

New Beginnings

It’s exhausting sometimes to try and keep up with life and the demands it makes of us. Just when we […]

The Terminally Ill

The Terminally Ill

How do we interact with and bring solace to those who are terminally ill without feeling a deep sense of […]

Breathing it in…

Breathing it in…

When you think of wisdom and those who are wise, is there a stereotype – wise old man (or woman) […]

A Single Vibration

A Single Vibration

Everything has a vibration. We have all been told that or have read that. And most of us would have […]

Understanding Love

Understanding Love

Love is so misunderstood. Be it with friends or family or companions, it still remains fraught with ambiguity and tension. […]

The Two Roads

The Two Roads

The Mother says that there is infinitely greater joy in giving rather than receiving. Whenever pleasure is felt for the […]

Attitude and Qualities for an Aspirant

Attitude and Qualities for an Aspirant

Speaking to a sadhak, Sri Aurobindo suggests some of the attitudes and qualities required to stay on the Path and […]

Playing Ball

Playing Ball

Ever wondered what a ball feels like? When someone throws it nice and high, it must soar with some sense […]

The Bubble Effect

The Bubble Effect

If you look around you, you’ll probably notice that you’re surrounded by bubbles. All the time. They come in all […]

Building Sandcastles

Building Sandcastles

A little boy is on his knees scooping and packing the sand with plastic shovels into a bright blue bucket. […]

Hostile Forces

Hostile Forces

We have often heard of the term ‘Hostile Forces’ when pursuing the path of Yoga. Some may tend to glamourise […]

Growing Up

Growing Up

It can be said without exaggeration that many (if not most) of us at some point or the other have […]

Quarreling Unacceptable for Aspirants

Quarreling Unacceptable for Aspirants

While one may derive love and joy from human contact, it is just as common to come into conflict and […]

One Spoon of Sweetness Please

One Spoon of Sweetness Please

Has it ever happened that you take a sip of tea or coffee and immediately grimace because it tastes bitter? […]

The Prayer of Knots

The Prayer of Knots

Dear God, please untie the knots that are in my mind, my heart and my life. Remove the have nots, […]

Between Horizons

Between Horizons

The walk to God’s house is the most interesting one we could possibly take. For one thing, it is impossible […]

A Violin with Three Strings

A Violin with Three Strings

On Nov. 18, 1995, Itzhak Perlman, the violinist, came on stage to give a concert at Avery Fisher Hall at […]

Different Perspectives

Different Perspectives

One day a father of a very wealthy family took his son on a trip to the country with the […]

Divine DNA?

Divine DNA?

Someone recently cited an example of how there was such a disconnect between his generation and that of his children. […]

Turning Difficulties into Opportunities

Turning Difficulties into Opportunities

We all face, and are bound to face, difficulties in our inner and outer lives. We are also told that […]

The Technique of Enjoyment

The Technique of Enjoyment

There is some meaning in describing the Upanishads as rahasya, mystery. The Upanishads are profound, and only the seeker who […]

Reaching Out for a Blade of Bliss

Reaching Out for a Blade of Bliss

A friend sent me an sms recently, inquiring about my state of health by literally mentioning all the malfunctioning bits […]

Dealing with Unpleasant Thoughts

Dealing with Unpleasant Thoughts

We have very little control over our mind and thoughts. And very often we find that we are assailed by […]

The Illusion of Action

The Illusion of Action

The illusion of action is one of the great illusions of life. Most of us believe that we must always […]

Can or Cant?

Can or Cant?

No matter how many languages one knows or to what extent one is proficient in each, when you really look […]