• Critics and Criticism…

    Once there was a painter who had just completed his course. He took 3 days and painted a beautiful scenery. He wanted people’s opinion about his caliber and painting skills. He put his creation at a busy street-crossing, and just down below a board which read, “I have painted this piece. Since I’m new to […]

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  • Teachings of Guru Nanak Dev Ji…

    “For each and every person, our Lord and Master provides sustenance. Why are you so afraid, O mind? The flamingos fly hundreds of miles, leaving their young ones behind. Who feeds them, and who teaches them to feed themselves? Have you ever thought of this in your mind?”   “The Enlightened God-conscious person takes delight […]

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  • Gift of Love

    “Can I see my baby?” the happy new mother asked.   When the bundle was nestled in her arms and she moved the fold of cloth to look upon his tiny face, she gasped. The doctor turned quickly and looked out the tall hospital window. The baby had been born without ears. Time proved that […]

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  • Grateful and Ungrateful

    We have two words in Sanskrit ‘Krtajnya’ and ‘Krtaghna’, which means Grateful and Ungrateful.   There was a blind girl who hated herself because she was blind. She hated everyone, except her loving boyfriend. He was always there for her. She told her boyfriend, “If I could only see the world, I would marry you.” One […]

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  • GUIDANCE FOR A GRHASTHA (HOUSEHOLDER OR A FAMILY PERSON)

    A passionate single person is ever thinking: “When can I live with a young spouse?” A dispassionate householder in whom VIVEKA (discrimination) has dawned is ever thinking: “When can I disentangle myself from the clutches of my family and retire into the forests for contemplation on Atman?” One must think over the difference. The growing […]

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  • More on Love…

    Love is difficult to define and there may be different definitions. One definition of love is an utter, absolute and unqualified wish for the happiness of another individual. It is a heartfelt wish for other’s happiness regardless of whether that person does something to injure us or even whether we like that person. Love cures […]

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  • On Love…

    Love and Lust: Love is love only when it brings balance. If it does not bring balance it is something else. If it does not bring coolness, peace, it is something else. Then lust has been mistaken for love. Lust brings imbalance, anxiety, excitement. Love brings tranquility, silence, equilibrium. That is the criterion to know […]

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