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.
Sometimes when we feel anxious we start finding excuses to escape certain situations.
Can we inherit the qualities of water - of purification, mingling and losing itself to give life to others?
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.
It’s time we stopped forcing our will on our children. As parents, we must guide, but not decide for them.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.