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  • Communication has occupied a place of importance for ages and will continue to do so because of its vital function of conveying one’s feeling to another.
  • Doctor
    Aug 27, 2015 22:33 IST

    Doctors should write their prescriptions legibly

    Communication has occupied a place of importance for ages and will continue to do so because of its vital function of conveying one’s feeling to another.

  • Renuka Narayanan
    Aug 25, 2015 22:46 IST

    No more excuses, it’s time to start making connections

    Sometimes when we feel anxious we start finding excuses to escape certain situations.

  • Aug 08, 2015 00:05 IST

    We must learn to live and mingle selflessly like water

    Can we inherit the qualities of water - of purification, mingling and losing itself to give life to others?

  • Flowers blossom
    Aug 07, 2015 00:16 IST

    Weed out negative people to let your life’s garden bloom

    Every once in a while, reflect on individuals who have knowingly or unknowingly become a part of your life. Weeding out individuals who have consistently discouraged or hurt you is imperative for your well-being.

  • Children playing football
    Aug 05, 2015 21:48 IST

    It's time we realise that sports is no less than academics

    It’s time we stopped forcing our will on our children. As parents, we must guide, but not decide for them.

  • Old women
    Nov 10, 2013 23:52 ISTInner Voice

    The old age pangs

    We all reach a stage in life when we need help, love and kindness. Our parents, all their lives, have helped us, kissed our bruises, wiped our tears and made us what we are today.

  • Oct 16, 2013 23:27 ISTINNER VOICE

    No need to chase God

    There is no better service to the innocent people than to dispel their ignorance and give them the right direction. Religious gurus must tell the people that God is eternal and permanent; they need not chase Him. Urvashi Goel writes.

  • Praying for Malala
    Oct 14, 2013 23:41 ISTINNER VOICE

    The battle for peace

    Peace prevails when there is understanding for each other’s rights and the obligation to respect and accept such rights that others should rightly be claiming ownership. PP Wangchuk writes.

  • An artist paints a statue of Lord Krishna ahead of Janmashtami in Patiala. HT File Photo
 
    Aug 27, 2013 22:10 ISTInner Voice

    Krishna, my Guru

    I had the first experience of Krishna’s teachings when I read portions of the Bhagavad Gita at the ‘havan’ after my grandfather’s death. I chanted Sanskrit ‘sholakas’ followed by its Hindi translations for almost an hour but most of it was beyond my grasp.Vanita Srivastava writes.

  • Aug 09, 2013 02:13 ISTInner voice

    Practising self-restraint

    The celebration of Eid ul-Fitr culminates a month of fasting. It falls on the first day of Shawwal, the month which follows Ramzan in the Islamic calendar. It is the time to give charity to the needy, and celebrate with family and friends the completion of a month of blessings and joy.

  • May 03, 2013 01:41 IST

    Have the will to win

    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.

  • May 06, 2013 23:23 ISTInner Voice

    The burden of abuse

    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.

  • May 07, 2013 23:35 ISTInner Voice

    Tagore’s poetic spirituality

    “Deliverance is not for me in renunciation. I feel the embrace of freedom in thousand bonds of delight.” This strikes the keynote of Tagore’s poetic spirituality. MN Kundu writes.

  • May 08, 2013 23:10 ISTInner Voice

    From problems to gains

    A person as a child had the misfortune of being stricken with many serious diseases. He was fed up; he wanted no further suffering. He began to meditate about how this "impossible" goal was to be accomplished. Ajit Kumar Bishnoi writes.

  • May 10, 2013 00:03 ISTInner Voice

    Towards clarity of light

    There are moments in our lives when we are at a loss of direction and hope. But there are also moments when we have a complete clarity of where we are headed and what we are meant to be. Shivani Ahuja reports.