To be abusive is a kind of disease that 'catches' others fast. And abusive people keep their tongues wagging, unaware that it hurts them back. Most of us are hurt when we become victims of abuse; and most of us try to hit back. PP Wangchuk writes.
Life is not always smooth. If it gives you happiness, it also brings a lot of miseries. One needs mental strength to face them. A weak mind that is unable to withstand suffering invites only more miseries.
The Buddhist meditation of mindful breathing is an excellent way to attain concentration, happiness, spontaneous healing and spiritual insight. It is a unique process of becoming more and more aware of the existence in the present moment.
Dispassion is that state of supremacy of consciousness in you, free from the thirst of the perceptible and celestial enjoyment. Without dispassion, there is no progress in life.
As long as you live within the limitations of your body and mind, you will suffer. If suffering has not come to you yet, you are in the queue. But every suffering need not happen to you. Sadhguru writes.
"Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow is only a vision. But today well-lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope" - Kalidas. VN Chhibber writes.
Life gets interesting and meaningful only if one freaks out of the daily routine and the ordinary. True, the routine can’t be ignored but life is not complete without a “little more” everyday. And that “little more” can be called “the difference that clicks”. P P Wangchuk writes.
As long as you continue to exist just to fulfil other people's ideas of who you should be, you will never know who you really are. The term 'be yourself' really does count when it comes to finding yourself. Rajesh Bhola writes.
This article is for all those moments when a tear falls out of our eye, remembering a beautiful old memory or a past which we miss. It is for those sensitive times when we yearn to go back into time and want to relive those good old days and regret why our present is not as beautiful, Upasana Kochhar reports.
'The Art of Mind Control' is an ancient meditative technique used by most spiritual and religious schools today — ISCKON, Buddhists and even the Shivananda school of yoga.
We need to accept our own imperfections and try to forgive others for the wrong done by them in order to ensure our psychological and spiritual well-being.
The only success that can be called success is one’s ability to love all. A loving heart and mind are the greatest wealth one can acquire, writes PP Wangchuk.
It can be really difficult to leave behind one's comfort zone and step into the new - also be forced to learn new things to be able to adapt. But the rewards are worth it, writes Vineet Mani
Yoga was born out of the intent of the mind to seek the universal truth. According to it, visible or perceptible existence is just a manifestation of cosmic consciousness. Meditation is an integral part of yoga. Arun Kakkar reports.
Does being an atheist or an ardent devotee really matter? For, isn’t the very idea of complete surrender to a higher power worth serious questioning, asks Bhavna Mathur.