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 without pretensions. When public figures of the time sported expensive suits to… 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
A Jewish anatomy professor, condemned to live in Auschwitz concentration camp, couldn’t take any more torture and decided to end his life. The anatomy professor very well knew which vein to severe for a painless and quick death. But the room had poor lighting. To let more light in, he climbed up… Continue Reading Seasons of Life
The novel is a heart-wrenching narrative of the horrors of war and an unlikely friendship interlaced with the spontaneity and inevitability of life.