Posts Tagged with: "life"

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 […]

Divine Guidance behind Life

Divine Guidance behind Life

I can only state my own knowledge founded not on reasoning but on experience that there is such a guidance […]

Life and Death

Life and Death

Life, death, — death, life; the words have led for ages Our thought and consciousness and firmly seemed Two opposites; […]

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 […]

Who said Wisdom comes with Age?

Who said Wisdom comes with Age?

I’m chatting with Srila, presently the vice-principal of the school and an ashramite who has been living and teaching here […]

Jumping Hurdles

Jumping Hurdles

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

Stating the Obvious

Stating the Obvious

I spot Subu outside the ‘living museum’ struggling to put his shoes on, quite alone as usual. I run to […]

Defying Gravity

Defying Gravity

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

The Mystery of Death (II)

The Mystery of Death (II)

The self and its experience after death Is there life after death? This question has vexed humanity since the beginning. […]

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 […]

Babies take Giant Steps

Babies take Giant Steps

I am standing next to the bamboo groove at the edge of the small round pond at the entrance, watching […]

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 […]

Useless Words

Useless Words

Once upon a time an old man spread rumors that his neighbor was a thief. As a result, the young […]

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) […]

Who’s Teaching Whom?

Who’s Teaching Whom?

I washed my cumbersome long hair in the morning. Since, it’s still wet, I walk into the school with my […]

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 […]

A River and a Lake

A River and a Lake

A river is a lake that is in a hurry to reach the ocean; A lake is a river that […]

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 […]

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. […]

Life on the Fast Lane

Life on the Fast Lane

The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings but shorter tempers, wider freeways , but […]

Chain of Love

Chain of Love

Someone once asked Hellen Keller: “How do you account for your remarkable accomplishments in life? How do you explain the […]

The Lone Traveller

The Lone Traveller

For those on the path, aren’t there numerous occasions in our lives when we find ourselves attacked by inexplicably painful […]

Hope for Flowers

Hope for Flowers

Book: Hope for Flowers; Author: Trina Paulus I have often felt that children’s stories or rather stories for children are […]

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 […]

Love Is…

Love Is…

This is what a group of children had to say when asked what they thought was LOVE… “When someone loves […]

Different Perspectives

Different Perspectives

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

The Power of Money

The Power of Money

Some of you may already know that I travel around the region pretty frequently, having to visit and conduct seminars […]

Divinisation of Life

Divinisation of Life

In the spiritual history of humankind, there have always been two beliefs: there are those who have the faith that […]