What is expected of us during our sojourn on this planet? That is, in order to live a meaningful life, we should cultivate relationships and do socially meaningful work, Pankaj Kumar writes.
It is well known that minister of state for human resource development (HRD) Shashi Tharoor has a way with words.
To use a cliché, books can be steadier and better friends than any friend in flesh and blood, PP Wangchuk writes.
We need to smile all the time. A little bit of humour can keep you out of trouble. Humour is not just words, it is the lighteness of your being.
The vice-chancellor of the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Prof DK Bandyopadhyay and DRDO's chief controller SS Sundaram will be the two external experts in the recently-constituted departmental peer review committee.
Do one good act a day. These words are inscribed at the front wall of the gate of the cremation ground at Nigambodh Ghat in Delhi. Obviously, these are addressed to the mourners, particularly those who never have been kind, generous and helpful. Rajendra Bist writes.
Morality. The word sounds good, but it can't be imposed upon anyone, or even be cultivated as it's an intrinsic quality. Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj reports.
Human transformation does not mean that a person suddenly takes to the intellectual acceptance of a set of beliefs. This sudden transformation of human beings occurs when a person deeply sees the state of life and decides to do something about it. Rajesh Bhola writes.
My heart is filled with gratitude when I recollect how life had evolved me. It still has much more to teach. The best lesson I’ve learnt is that prayer is very powerful.
Take a look at your own life. You have gone through and come out of many problems, which you had thought were impossible.
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For Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi, the ruling BJP’s victory in the upcoming assembly elections in his state is a foregone conclusion.
Self-realisation is a state of mind that neither adds anything to it nor anything can be taken away from it. In this state, we are in bliss, devoid of any kind of joy and sorrow that keep us in the 'bliss of ignorance' and bondage. PP Wangchuk writes.
The English word 'religion' does not fully convey the Indian concept of religion. To me, as an Indian, the word religion is quite different from ‘Dharma’ which finds its earliest known origin in the Vedas.
We meet all kinds of people, good or bad, in our daily life. Our parents always reiterate that character is built through friends and they always leave a mark on you. And, one’s surroundings too always have a definite impact on you.