Purpose of Life

In our life, we should know who we really are and what we are capable of. Only then, we should make a decision about our purpose of life. Once, there was a young man who grew up in a house where both his mother and father were farmers. His mother’s parents were also farmers as were hi…

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How to counter sadness

Encountering sadness in one way or the other, every individual, today, has developed familiarity with it. Sometimes, we succeed in overcoming it, and sometimes, we get gripped in its tentacles. At certain times, it even haunts us, assuming the terrible form of serious depression. Quite ignor…

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Raise the biggest question

The small boy, Narendra, loved to climb the trees. He often used to go to the park nearby with his friends and oscillate on the thick, fruit-laden branches of the mango trees. The Gardener liked Narendra immensely and had a close intimacy with him. He used to constantly worry about his welfa…

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Believing without seeing is blind following

You must have heard people declaring at the top of their voices: ‘We are Christians’ or ‘We are Hindus’ or ‘We are Jews’, etc. Basically, this is all a matter of their belief. Have you ever tried to ponder over what they actually believe in? Generally, we ar…

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Women! Who says you cannot do it - 2

…Today we women say that we are modern, we are liberated. But do we even understand - what liberation is. Ability to think and act right rather than being subdued and thinking that at least we wear modern clothes, we drive good cars and we work in corporate houses so we are modern liberated w…

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Aim at Life not at Living

“A log that glows radiantly for counted moments though is far more better that than the long-lived smoky hay. Therefore, O dear son! Live life like that glowing log, even though it is short, rather than opting for a longer stay like the smoking-emitting hay.” These words were said …

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Women! Who says you cannot do it - 1

Recently I was sitting with a group of friends, and we were discussing the gory state of our country – number of rapes, crimes against women happen and that with each passing day this has become a common day phenomena. We talked and I went into a very deep thought – this needs to be fixe…

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Attaining Access to Sixth Sense

Those of you, who have read The Bhagvat Gita, not in a ritualistic fashion but with a view to comprehend the eternal verities, will understand better the truth hidden underneath the word ‘Sixth Sense’. Some psychologists prefer to call it ‘clairvoyance’ or ‘claira…

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