Category: Art of Living

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Short Stories with Lessons…

February 9, 2014
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A child told the mother: “Mum you are very beautiful today.” The mother replied: “Why?” The child said: “Because you did not get angry today.” Lesson: 1) It is easy to possess beauty — just do not get angry. It takes more effort to frown than to smile. 2) Anger is temporary madness.   A man attended an interview for a […]

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Some Thoughts to Reflect on…

February 7, 2014
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In the race between a lion and a deer, many a times the deer wins; because the lion runs for food and the deer for life. “Purpose is more important than the need.”   “Never feel bad if people remember you only at the time of their need. Feel privileged that they think of you […]

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Persevere, Don’t Give Up: Some Quotes…

February 5, 2014
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There is one small statement that captures the human spirit… To Persevere Our willingness to endure can be the difference between Success and failure “Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.” — Albert Einstein “When you get to the end of the rope tie a knot and hang on.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt “Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving […]

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Dealing with Negative Situations…

February 3, 2014
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When there is a negative situation that you cannot change, accept it and focus your thoughts and energy elsewhere.   When there is a pain that will not go away, overwhelm it with an even greater amount of joy.   Have the courage to change what you can, serenity to accept what you cannot changeand the wisdom to know the difference.  […]

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Failures and Struggles of Successful People…

January 27, 2014
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We always hear the success stories but we rarely hear about the struggles and failures of the world’s most successful people. Here then, are 26 famous winners who started with a whimper.   1) Winston Churchill failed the sixth grade. He was defeated in every public office role he ran for. Then he became the British prime minister at the age of 62.   2) Thomas […]

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Patience and Perseverance

January 25, 2014
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In a temple, when the priest had gone for lunch, the Idol of the Lord and the Stepping Stone were conversing.   Stepping Stone: “What a good fate you have. We both were the same lump of rock for millions of years. The sculptor carved an idol out of you and everyone is worshiping you. And look at […]

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Dealing With Life Situations

January 23, 2014
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There are various ways to deal with literally any situation in life. Of course it depends on the person’s subtle understandings of the difference between the real nature of things, beings and our environment and the way it appears to a finite mind through the sense organs. Secondly, it also depends upon the person’s contemplative life. We will discuss two or three […]

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This Too Shall Pass!!

January 21, 2014
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Once a king called upon all of his wise men and asked them, “Is there a mantra or suggestion which works in every situation, in every circumstances, in every place, every time, in every joy, every sorrow, every defeat and every victory — one answer for all questions? Something, which can help me when none of you is available […]

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Be Innovative… Be Grateful…

January 20, 2014
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A blind boy sat on the steps of a building with a hat by his feet. He held up a sign which said: “I am blind, please help me.” There were only a few coins in the hat.   A man was walking by. He took a few coins from his pocket and dropped them […]

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Happy Makara Sankraanti!!

January 14, 2014
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Sankraanti means to go from one place to another place (to change direction). It also means one meets another. The time when the sun changes direction from one constellation (of the zodiac) to another is known as Sankraanti. Transition of the Sun from Sagittarius to Capricorn during the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere (Uttaraayana) is known as Makara […]

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