Deepavali elevates goodwill to a whole new level. Deepavali – often called the festival of lights – is very special – it oozes goodwill and gratitude. You share sweets, gifts and greetings with your neighbours, relatives and every one involved in your life (yeah – dont forget the security folks who ensure your life is […]Read More Deepavali – the Festival that everyone loves
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
I feel we need the comfort food offered by religion more than ever today – and here’s why.Read More Why we need the comfort food of religion and tribes more than ever today
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 week saw a dear colleague suffer a loss – a sibling passed away suddenly. Disbelief, grief, anger – all the reactions that death triggers were on display. As always, when you meet Death, you have to pause. This is true every single time. And this post arises out of that pause. For Death makes […]Read More Death and the lessons it teaches us..
Musing on a recent tragedy – and what we can – and cannot do.Read More A life passes away too soon…
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