Three fishermen were doing their business in the sea. Unexpectedly, they got an ancient lamp. When they opened it, a genie came out and said he has the power to turn anything to gold. He urged them to ask one wish each. The first man thought for long and said,… Continue Reading Money Matters

Gandhi Blog Series #2 “There’s enough on this planet for everyone’s needs but not for everyone’s greed.” Gandhi Simplicity might be the most striking thing that set Gandhi apart from other world leaders. He lived, talked and acted with candor. When public figures thought looking sharp is inevitable, Gandhi was… Continue Reading The Minimalist Gandhi

Long ago, there lived a righteous sage. Everyone in his village adored him and took advises from him. The villagers used to gather water from the village well. One day someone poisoned the water in the well. All those who drank from it turned insane and started doing absurd things.… Continue Reading Fool’s Paradise

Okuden went to a zen master. Bowing respectfully he asked ‘Master, will you kindly accept me as your disciple?’ ‘Sure, but who are you?”, the master enquired “I am okuden.” “I didn’t ask for your name. I asked who you are!” the master said. “I am the son of the… Continue Reading The Identity Crisis

Food is a primary requirement. Hunger is the basic instinct that drives all living beings. Nothing can survive without the right nourishment. We who pride ourselves on being the most developed among all creatures, have long left our natural food and invented the process of cooking. With it, we effectively… Continue Reading From Gluttony to Meditation