My experiences from the isha shoonya course – you come back not just with a practice but with a new way of looking at life itselfRead More An emptiness that’s fulfilling – my experience with the isha shoonya program
“Why do you read the Bhagavadgita Gita often?” I share my perspectives on what it does for me…Read More Why read the Bhagavadgita Gita?
Over the last few weeks, I have had the opportunity to connect with two very different leaders – a corporate coach and a spiritual teacher. Both of them were expounding on a common topic – how to more “self aware” and in the processes deepening empathy (ability to put oneself in others shoes). The self […]Read More Self Awareness – perspectives from a corporate coach and a spiritual teacher
Why do we often make the wrong decisions? I came across an incredible insight from contemplating on a few messages in the Gita recently – it talks about the two powerful approaches we all have for connecting/ making decisions. The first is using discriminatory intelligence (buddhi in sanskrit) where we use our reasoning power to […]Read More Better Decision making – The Gita and Proust to our rescue!
It’s a VUCA world (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambigous). How do we survive here? I guess the best answers will come from other times that were even more VUCA than this. For instance let’s travel back to the times of the “Gita” which is a dialogue occurring in a battlefield with both sides having weapons […]Read More Success in a VUCA world – ancient wisdom
When we meet a vastness that we cannot fathom, we are drawn into a different space. This space is inclusive – and we realise – indeed feel – ourselves to be part of something that is larger than us. This is why I believe sitting by the beach and watching the sun set or gazing […]Read More A walk around a mountain
A friend came back disillusioned after having tried a meditation technique for a few weeks. “The organization had statistics to prove how beneficial the course was. I even had friends who took the course and now swear by it. Why does it just not work for me – I swear I followed the instructions to […]Read More ‘True’ and ‘true for me’ – two different things…