Anger Management

Anger Management

There are at least 300 books available at your online bookseller dealing with anger. Many of themjust contain pop-culture variety of self-help advice on the dangers of uncontrolled anger. Anger is just one letter short of danger as these experts remind us. Lord...
Dying to Live

Dying to Live

The German philosopher Hegel spoke very strongly of the principle “Die to live” which is very much in harmony with the essential knowledge of the Bhagavad-Gita and the Vedas. Die to live – if you want to live in truth, you will have to die as you are in your present...

Conflict Resolution

Conflict is the very nature of this material world. Even cells within our bodies are in conflict. The subtlest of all elements of creation is the false ego. And all other elements are both evolving as well as resting upon the false ego. What is the false ego? It is...

The Missing Photograph

What do you see in this photograph? Do you not see a happy family – mother and two lovely children. Does it ever occur to you. that there is something missing here ? Well, to many so-called educated people this is exactly how they see the world around them. They see...

The Most Popular Person | No God Up There

Over a 100 million in attendance, a mini-city springing on the banks of the confluence of three rivers,over 30,000 police personnel to give security, miles and miles of power cables, sewage pipelines and a budget of 1200 crore rupees. Unbelievable as it sounds, and...

Why do we hate?

“No one is born hating another because of the color of his skin/ his background/ or his religion. People must learn to hate/ and if they can learn to hate/ they can be taught to love/ for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.”  – Nelson...

End of the world Predictions

  According to some calculations the world was supposed to end on the 20 December 2012 (20-12- 2012)!It was a Mayan (old South America) theory. Perhaps the numbers arranged in this fashion had something to do with this prediction. Anyway, if you are still reading...

Win the Real Medal

So much struggle! Winning an Olympic medal, or any other sports championship, is not easy. One has to spend years of rigorous training under an expert coach, go through a strict and regulated diet, maintain a high level of fitness, and perform many such austerities....

Become a Ripe Mango

Unripe mangoes and ripe mangoes — both are mangoes, aren’t they? But no one enjoys eating unripe mangoes — they are sour, sometimes bitter, often detestable. The ripe ones, however, are delicious, juicy and succulent. If the unripe mangoes have to become ripe, all...

The Arrow of Time

Can we reverse the arrow of time?   Many in the past have tried to reverse it, many have tried to keep it stationary, but all of them have failed from Hiranyakashipu to Ravana to modern atheistic scientists. Hiranyakashipu, a demonic king of bygone ages, vainly...

Grandma’s Wisdom

A few days ago, my good friend Pranav, who is an avid trekker, shared this story with me. He hasled many groups into forests and hilly areas in many parts of India. On one such trek in a village in Maharashtra, they were attempting to begin their trek, when an old...

Unity is Strength

Tonight’s topic has been pondered, reflected, and pursued since time immemorial –  how to create unity within this world?  One of the greatest powers in all fields of life is unity. But there is a fundamental problem, that there are so many diversified...

How To Achieve Self-confidence

Self-confidence is a very essential ingredient for success in any field of life. Without such confidence we are afraid to take risks. We also don’t have the courage to explore higher horizons in our capacity to perform our deeds within this world. Real self confidence...

Who is Famous?

In the Srimad-Bhagavatam we read about the story of Kardama Muni and his marriage with Devahuti. The Supreme Personality of Godhead, Sri Vishnu had consented to appear as the son of this saintly couple, in order to teach the science of self-realization. This...

Selling your Body?

What a piece of work is a man! How noble in reason! How infinite in faculty! In form and while moving, how express and admirable! In action how like an angel! In appearance, how like a god! The beauty of the world! The paragon among animals! – William Shakespeare Meet...

What Next?

It was quite a remarkable sight: a small boy standing beside his middle aged father, and his elderlygrandfather standing next. For some reason, I found this sight interesting. It evoked some philosophicalthoughts in me. A few decades ago, the same grandfather was also...

Stop Worrying Start Living

Worry in this world is caused due to a lack of inner spiritual fulfillment. The foundation of a building cannot be seen from outside. Externally we only see the architecture, furniture, marble etc. But it is the foundation that holds it up and gives it strength.  ...

The Power of Positive Attitude

We have independence. A thief can take away your money, disease can take away your health, time will take away your years – everything will be taken away from us inevitably – but there is one thing that no power in creation can take away.  That is our free will....

The Power Of Inquiry

My spiritual master taught that everyone spends their lives within a series of questions and answers. When the bird rises in the morning it begins asking questions and searching for answers. When it comes back to the nest at the night it is still asking questions and...