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बड़ा हुआ तो गुलाम हुआ

काठ का वो पालना लगता तब छोटा थासफलता की यह कुर्सी लगती ऊँची हैपर उस पालने में रोने हसने की छूट थीइस कुर्सी पर जकड़े अपना ही दम्भ है छोटा सा वो गुल्लक,सिमित सा उसका आकारअब असीमित बैंक बैलेंस, अनंत उसका विस्तारपर उस थोड़े में धन्य होने का भाव थाइस अनंत में कुछ कमी और […]

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Stories

How do we identify ourselves?

Once a tarantula approached a crow with a request. The tarantula said, “Mr. Crow I have a request to make.”. The crow looked towards his requester with little apprehension and shock. He said, “Okay, Mr. Tarantula please go ahead. Let me see what I can do for you”.   The tarantula put forward his request, “Mr. […]

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Dialog

Experience of being mindful

Few months before (precisely I think 4); I set a goal for myself. The goal was to be “mindful’. I am not sure, what triggered it. May be it was kind of consequence of the nonfiction reading over the period. Meditation in some form has been part of life for me. However, I still had […]

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Dialog

How we choose our connections ?

Gratitude is a terrific exercise; practicing it helps you in numerous ways. No one out there can claim that he is, what he is; only because of him. Even if someone claims; don’t believe him. He is in grip of an illusion and unintentional lie. Excuse,him for his misinformation. Coming back to gratitude, so, we […]

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Stories

Our obsession with fault finding

One day a school teacher wrote on the board the following: 9×1=7 9×2=18 9×3=27 9×4=36 9×5=45 9×6=54 9×7=63 9×8=72 9×9=81 9×10=90 When she was done, she looked to the students and they were all laughing at her, because of the first equation which was wrong, and then the teacher said the following, “I wrote that […]

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Dialog

What does your activity add to you?

All our activities lie in either of the two columns. The kind of stress, anxiety or calmness, compassion we feel is dependent on our conscious decision to select our activities equally in both categories. Below are the facts about both the types• None of the categories can be ignored or called irrelevant.• Critical point is […]

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Introspection

“What about your closet, Vihaan?“, I enquired when my son claimed he is done with his room cleaning.“Who is going to look inside the closet mom, I have cleared and arranged everything that is outside and visible. The room gives a appreciable and tidier look, you may have a look please”; he answered convincingly.The incident […]

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Dialog

Categorizing Relations

In my ten years of married life, I have become accustomed to raised eyebrows and surprised expressions on mention of very compassionate and healthy relationship with my mom-in-law. People get baffled to know how this can be possible, relation with in-laws is supposed to be complicated, it can be good but can never become a […]

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Being mindful

When we look closely to any method being offered for spiritual growth or lifestyle improvement, most of them preach about the benefits of meditation. Meditation or Dhyan is supposed to teach us being mindful and make us relaxed and stress free. Being mindful implies that we are in aware state while doing anything. Now this […]