My experiments with #mindfulness and some early results…Read More The mindfulness experiments – 1
It’s been a long while since my last post here. Why is that? I don’t know. I guess there are seasons when you are prolific, and then seasons when you are prolific – but at something else. You read, you reflect and you rest during those periods and the 3rs help you gain much-needed perspective […]Read More Read, Reflect, Rest – The 3 magical Rs!
The dawn fills me with joy – and here’s why…Read More An ode to the dawn
The ancients had a formula to help us stay happy and less anxious – no matter what situation we were in. Lets learn from them!Read More How to stay happy all the time (or at least be less anxious)!
Why do we go to a temple? *To pray of course. *Everytime? *Yes. Well maybe there are other answers too… a. I go for finding a sense of peace. Unadulterated, spacious calm – it soothes me. b. I go because it’s the right thing to do. The scriptures ordain it. I promised my grandma I’d go! […]Read More A musing on why we visit temples….
The sky has opened and the rains patter against the window inviting me to leave the workplace and its gadgets and celebrate nature’s bounty. Beauty is just a window pane away. A gentle breeze accompanies the rain, playing a soulful melody. The melody is nature’s; the stories it sets off in people’s minds are their […]Read More Musings on a rainy day….
Sogyal Rinpoche illustrates how we keep failing repeatedly by getting into a pattern and finally realize truth and wisdom through this beautiful poem authored by Portia Nelson: 1) I walk down the street There is a deep hole in the sidewalk I fall in I am lost…I am hopeless. It isn’t my fault. It takes […]Read More Autobiography in Five chapters – a poem
We all long to be examples of greatness for others to emulate. What if we haven’t lived upto these standards, have our lives been in vain?Read More Setting an example
Words and the “spaces between words”….Read More Of Words and Spaces
It’s always beneficial to have our own personal, trusted coach to advice us on our performance anyday. How nice it would be if that trusted leader helped us understand how good a leader we are? Here’s the Tao Te Ching doing just that – the following two paragraphs are reproduced from Guy Leekley’s lovely translation […]Read More Leading – the Tao Te Ching way!
Its raining and the drops patter on my windowsill. I smile in contentment, a hot brew keeping me company. At such times, the soul sings – and what better time than to savour Gibran’s celebration of rain?Read More Song of the Rain
My review of a googler’s book on mindfulness. Enlightenment, data and tons of fun – its a must read!Read More A quick review of an unique book