• Destiny Vs Free Will

    Destiny is known variously as luck, chance and fate. Destiny versus Free Will is an age-old debate, which also leads to the subject of being responsible. It has been debated and discussed by the Masters, saints, sages, philosophers, logicians, scientists, etc. for centuries and yet not everyone is satisfied with the conclusion these people have […]

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  • Some Observations about Love

    In life, we all seek love, whether consciously or unconsciously. We all deep down, desire to lose our sense of self in the embrace of a bigger whole — that is, to feel connected with others. Most of us, however, feel disconnected and alienated and as a result we become miserable. We should analyze what could […]

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  • Mind the Mind!!!

    The barrier between us and that sublime experience is our mind and the quality of awareness it generates. We are the victim or the victor of our own mind.   The same mind, which causes distraction, dissipation, turmoil, insecurity, delusion, hatred, anger, fear, panic and dread​, ​can create courage, stability, confidence, security, love, concentration, single-pointedness, and […]

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  • Digging a Way Out…!

    There’s a man who has been by himself in a prison cell with a dirt floor, crude stone walls and two windows one of which looks out towards the ocean.    All of the sudden, he hears a scratching noise and he looks down at the ground that is furthest away from the window facing […]

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  • Habits of Highly Resilient People

    Bryan Robinson   It’s not accidental that some people are happier and more successful than others. What are they doing that separates them from the pack? They make resilience and well-being top priorities.    A winning frame of mind   Some people are born with pit-bull determination, less affected by stressful situations, and more resilient […]

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  • Life’s Crosses…

    A young man was at the end of his rope. Seeing no way out, he dropped to his knees in prayer:   “Lord, I can’t go on,” he said. “I have too heavy a cross to bear.”   The Lord replied, “My son, if you can’t bear its weight, just place your cross inside this […]

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  • Dealing with Fear

    Pestilence was on its way to Damascus and sped by a spiritual master’s caravan in the desert.   “Where are you speeding to?” asked the master. “To Damascus. I mean to take a thousand lives.”   On its way back from Damascus, Pestilence passed by the caravan again. The master said, “It was 50,000 lives […]

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