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
Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.
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
Gandhi’s letter is a plea to Hitler to end the war for the sake of humanity.
It is a crime to forget Gandhi. A crime not because of disrespect to the sacrifice he made for humanity, but because of the darkness we will decent into if we do not heed his words.
How did we end up with such fake leaders? Can we some how expel them and bring back those with quality?
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
How can we effectively deal with loneliness.
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
A person’s reaction to a situation depends on the color the mind paints about it. The darker the tone, the harsher the reaction.
One should adopt a soothing voice of compassion if he wishes to put an end to the cries of hatred