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Why you should enjoy ‘their’ envy

Why you should enjoy ‘their’ envy

Jealousy is something you earn from people around you as a perk for ‘outperforming’ your own self, or so they think! It may weigh you dow...Read More

Ideal Nations

Ideal Nations

Degeneration of Character

The Meaning and Power of Concentration

The Meaning and Power of Concentration

It is to bring back all the scattered threads of consciousness to a single point, a single idea. Those who can attain perfect attention s...Read More

Don’t be ignorant about ignorance

Don’t be ignorant about ignorance

If ignorance is bliss, then all of us should be truly blissful, because we are living in ignorance; ignorance of the fact that we do not ...Read More

How to assuage your anger

How to assuage your anger

The year was 1966 and the date 30, June. It was the day that Michael Gerard Tyson cut the umbilical cord with his mother Lorna Smith and ...Read More

Decoding desires

Decoding desires

How does a desire arise? A desire arises with the memory of a pleasant experience or with past impressions. A desire might also arise thr...Read More

Why you should forget and forgive

Why you should forget and forgive

All of us at some point in time are given a choice to either forgive and move on with a spring in your step or hold on to grudges close t...Read More

August 2018: A month, when the Universe drastically lost its sheen

August 2018: A month, when the Universe drastically lost its sheen

Very rarely there comes a year or a month that lingers on to your memory longer than usual, for all the good or the bad reasons. This ver...Read More

Take that boat ride across a river to connect with nature

Take that boat ride across a river to connect with nature

In an era of connectivity, it is the bridges and roads, optical fiber cables, modems, Wi-Fi, Hot-Spot and so on. Since one year, every ti...Read More

A Bollywood lover from Istanbul

A Bollywood lover from Istanbul

The last thing I expect to hear in Istanbul is a Kishore Kumar song. I also don’t expect to find a neighbourhood named after a Mughal emp...Read More

There is action in inaction and inaction in action

There is action in inaction and inaction in action

Are you really not doing anything when you are not doing anything? No, there’s no misprint here, you read it correctly. I repeat; think a...Read More

When someone asks ‘What do you do?’

When someone asks ‘What do you do?’

I’m meeting some new people at a dinner, and they ask me a question I’ve come to associate with dinner table conversations.

The blissful sight of magical firefighters

The blissful sight of magical firefighters

It’s time to look at the lightning bugs and rediscover the ‘cold light’ within us

Don’t become a victim of your own mind

Don’t become a victim of your own mind

Yes, you are trapped! Don’t look around to find a sign or clue of being confined. But the fact is that you are trapped and you don’t even...Read More

A different perception of the situation changes from being serious to hilarious

A different perception of the situation changes from being serious to hilarious

You see the signboard ‘Beware of Dog’ on someone’s gate. Your perception is that there is a huge dog guarding the house. Imagine taking t...Read More

Amid FIFA World Cup 2018 fever, here’s a guide on life-lessons from soccer

Amid FIFA World Cup 2018 fever, here’s a guide on life-lessons from soccer

It’s often seen that where boundaries divide, passion for sport unites. Ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia will not change the Soviet past ...Read More

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