Zero - A mystical representation of Consciousness

In the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad, sage Yajnavalkya was asked by his pupils to explain the nature of Brahman, Universal Consciousness. The sage replied: "Neti Neti - neither This nor That - such is Brahman." This definition sounds enigmatic. But within this mysterious concept lies the prof…

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Significance of the mantra Asto ma satgmay

A very popular mantra, Asto ma sadgamay, is an ancient Sanskrit prayer quoted in Brihad-aranayka Upanishad, one of the earliest of the Upanishads (8th-7th century BC). Let?s look at the mantra closely. Asto ma sadgamay, Tamso ma jyotirgamay, Mrityorm?amritam gamay. Translation: From unrea…

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I am stress free! I am positive! I am fresh all day!

I am stress free I am positive I am fresh all day Because I do ‘pranayam’ everyday A good job, a handsome package, elite circle of friends, up-market wardrobe, latest gadgets and a high end lifestyle – all these put together also don’t make me hold on to my ha…

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The Quality Management of Thoughts

Quality management is a mode to control one's mind and re-channel one's mental energy in the form of thoughts in the positive direction. However, this requires deepening our level of awareness; for only then we can learn to be cautious of our thinking process and develop higher level of unde…

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The Coherent Effect of Divine Knowledge

Reflecting upon the chaotic condition of the world in today’s nuclear age, the mind gets appalled, the blood runs cold, and the whole body gets benumbed, wondering what if some unwise split personality, swayed by some fit, is boosted to bring total destruction in the whole world with just a si…

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Framing an Ideal Woman

The room would be painted pink if it’s a girl. Dolls, doll houses, teddy bears, frill dresses for our daughter. And if it’s a boy, we will have the room painted blue, with toy cars and jets. A couple planning for their unborn baby. A child even before she is born, faces such kind of gend…

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Inverter

Do you ever think about the good old modest inverter at your home?  I some times do. It makes me feel as though my inverter defines my energy usage pattern. Here's how:   Scene 1: No power cut My TV is on; my DTH machine is on (although I am playing games on my Play station…

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Footprint.....whatever is that !!!!!

'Footprint' is a word that is now being popularly used by environmentalists working in all the various fields. While this has become a common usage in the academic circles, the common man (and woman) is slowly getting the hang of the word.  What is footprint?  Imagine stand…

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